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Apr 11

Fellows Family Land Records,Newaygo County, Michigan Liber 18 page 636

This entry is part 77 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: 23 April 1873
Liber: 18
Page: 636
Location: Newaygo Co., MI
Grantor: Francis Smith & Edwin G. Comstock
Grantee: Henry Scofield
Witnesses: Daniel Erwin, C. McLaughlin
Type of deed: Warranty
Rec’d and recording: 16 March 1877
Clerk/registrar: Persons
Location of land: Fremont Center, Newaygo Co., MI
Consideration: $133
Notes: Scofield was Henry H. (b ca 1858) father-in-law
Description: Lots 2,3,12,13 of Block 1, Fremont Center, Newaygo, MI

I have very little information with regard to Mary Scofield, the wife of Henry H. Fellows. Henry Scofield was Papa’s 3rd great-grandfather. I did notice this deed several years ago when I was collecting information in Newaygo County. I am glad I have this clue to pursue as I extend research on Mary and her family.

The location of this land is illustrated on the Ashland Township map from the old Newaygo County Atlas1 .

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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 72, The University of Michigan. Michigan County Histories and Atlases. http://name.umdl.umich.edu/3927793.0001.001 : accessed 15 February 2010.
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