I am posting information gleaned from land records in the areas where our family’s ancestors resided. You can read more about this project in the overview. You may also check my deed record listing, which I will update with each post.
|Date:||3 Sept 1877|
|Grantor:||George Burdick Mary J. Burdick his wife of Cedar Creek, Wexford, MI|
|Witnesses:||Eliza Thurston, C.A. Lamb, Notary Public|
|Type of deed:||Warranty|
|Rec’d and recording:||25 Sept 1877|
|Location of land:||Wexford Co., MI|
|Notes:||Eliza Thurston is Eliza John, who married John Fenton, then Alfred T. Thurston. Her son, John P. Fenton married George & Mary Jane’s daughter Susie.|
|Description:||Lot 4 block B in Seaman & Maquestons village plot in the NW 1/4 Sec 10 T23N R9W Cedar Reek|
Sorting through my records, I found a few transcriptions which are a bit out of order. This is why no one in their right mind would ask me to index or alphabetize anything; I might get it right, and I might not. This lot is back to the area that Burdick’s owned in Block B of the first plot of the village of Cedar Creek. In the old 1889 Atlas1, from which I clipped and marked this drawing it looked like this:
Out of order or not, that is the story of how George Burdick disposed of Lot 4, block B.
- E.L. Hayes & Co., Atlas of Wexford County, Michigan / compiled by Eli L. Hayes from government surveys, county and township records, and personal investigations and observations (Chicago, Ill.: E.L. Hayes & Co., 1889), page 21; digital images, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3928170.0001.001 : accessed 2 November 2009.