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Jan 27

Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 105 page 305

This entry is part 51 of 99 in the series Deeds in the Family

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.

Date: 4 November 1925
Liber: 105
Page: 305
Location: Wexford County, MI
Grantor: Harmon H. Longstreet & Susie Longstreet his wife of Colfax, Wexford, MI
Grantee: Charles Tinker & Belle Tinker of Colfax, Wexford, MI
Witnesses: Jno A. Muche, Ethel Hulbert
Type of deed: Warranty
Rec’d and recording: 10 December 1925
Clerk/registrar: Johnson
Location of land: Colfax
Consideration: $80
Notes:
Description: SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 Sec 16 T23N R10W

The latest on-line atlas, from 19141 shows that this land was in possession of “Williams Bros”, perhaps a lumber company. I am not familiar with the name. Among my transcriptions, I do not have a record of Harmon and Susie purchasing this land. I probably missed quite a few “Longstreet” deeds, since I was concentrating on the Fenton name. This thumbnail is from that 1914 atlas, you can enlarge the map if you wish. You can see the two twenty acre pieces that Longstreet owned, the one on the west side of the road backs up to this forty acre piece.

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  1. Standard Map Company., Atlas of Wexford County, Michigan : containing complete maps of all townships, names of property owners, maps of the county, city of Cadillac, United States and State of Michigan., Standard Map Company., Cadillac Evening News (Firm) (Cadillac, Mich.: Cadillac Evening News, c1914), page 20, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3928167.0001.001 : accessed 2 November 2009.
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