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Apr 10

Fellows Family Land Records,Newaygo County, Michigan Liber 14 page 113

This entry is part 76 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 . This group pertain to Papa’s Fellows ancestors who resided in Newaygo County, Michigan.

Date: 12 Aug 1865
Liber: 14
Page: 113
Location: Newaygo Co., MI
Grantor: Joel B. Fellows of Clyde, Sandusky Co., OH
Grantee: Peter J. Fellows of the same place
Witnesses: A.H. Giddings, W. Parsons
Type of deed: Warranty
Rec’d and recording: 20 April 1872
Clerk/registrar: Parsons
Location of land: Newaygo
Consideration: $500
Notes:
Description: W 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 14, T11N R13W

I do not know when Joel B. Fellows obtained this land, and I am also not sure of the relationship of Joel B. Fellows with Henry H. (b ca 1839), Erastus G.(b ca 1835)., and Peter J. (b ca 1840) I suspect that he was an uncle, but that is based on his age in relation to them, and the fact that some of the orphans of Erastus Fellows (d. 1843) lived in the same household as Joel in 1850. Henry H, our ancestor, was the son of Erastus G., b. ca 1835.

The location of this land is illustrated in relationship to the other deeds I have analyzed for these families, on the Ashland Township map from the old Newaygo County Atlas1. The older deeds, marked in blue on the map are are:

  1. W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec 13 T11N R13W purchased by Erastus G. Fellows on 14 July 1859.
  2. NW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 24 T11N R13W purchased by Henry H. Fellows (b. ca 1839), on 10 Dec 1861, recorded in 1876.
  3. W 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Sec 13 T11N R13W by Joel B. Fellows (b. ca 1820) on 4 March 1867 from the estate of Erastus G. Fellows, executor Henry H. Fellows (b. ca 1839) on 4 March 1867.

The land sold by Joel to Peter is marked in red on the map.  You can see a larger version by clicking on the thumbnail.

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  1. C. O. Titus, Atlas of Newaygo County, Michigan / compiled and drawn for the publisher by E. L. Hayes ; H. H. Avery, assistant, W. B. Patterson, assistant. (Philadelphia, PA : C.O. Titus c1880), page 37, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3927793.0001.001 : accessed 15 February 2010.
Series NavigationFellows Family Land Records,Newaygo County, Michigan Liber 13 page 630Fellows Family Land Records,Newaygo County, Michigan Liber 18 page 636

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  1. Marian Wood

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