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 frequently, but probably not every day. This group pertain to Papa’s Fenton ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.
When I started posting my land record extractions, I divided them by families. Today, I dug through the section marked “Longstreet”, to see if I had a record for of Harmon H. Longstreet’s acquisition of the land in Section 16 and 9 of Colfax Township, Wexford County. I found two, this is the earliest one.
|Date:||15 August 1892|
|Location:||Wexford County, Michigan|
|Grantor:||Leverett E. McCardell & Samantha McCardell his wife|
|Grantee:||Harmon Henry Longstreet of Colfax Township, Wexford County, Michigan|
|Witnesses:||Henry Sill, Fred S. Lamb|
|Type of deed:||Warranty|
|Rec’d and recording:||16 August 1892 2:30 p.m.|
|Clerk/registrar:||Samuel J. wall|
|Location of land:||Colfax, Wexford, Michigan|
|Notes:||“Excluding all claims except a mortgage dated April 1, 1891 now due $125, and taxes of 1890 and subsequent years.”|
|Description:||N 1/2 of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 Section 16, T23N R10W|
Harmon Longstreet purchased the 20 acre lot on the west side of 29 1/4 road on this transaction, which I have marked with a blue \ on this section of the old 1908 Atlas.1
- Geo. A. Ogle & Co., Standard atlas of Wexford County, Michigan : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county…patrons directory, reference business directory…/ assisted in record work and platting by E. A. Losie. Geo. A. Ogle & Co. (Chicago, IL : Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1908), page 45, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3928168.0001.001 : accessed 2 November 2009.