Fellows Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 114

This entry is part [part not set] 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 Fellows ancestors who resided in Wexford County, Michigan.


Date: 31 December 1919
Liber: 97
Page: 114
Location: Wexford County, MI
Grantor: Harmon Longstreet & Susie Longstreet his wife of Colfax, Wexford, MI
Grantee: Charlie Tinker & Belle Tinker of the same place
Witnesses: Stephen Dassance, Ross Fenton
Type of deed: Warranty
Rec’d and recording: 5 Feb 1920
Clerk/registrar: Slack
Location of land: Colfax
Consideration: $225.00
Notes: Ross Fenton was Susie’s son, and Belle’s son-in-law.
Description: NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 Sect 17 T23N R10W

More in Section 16. Papa’s families populated this area for much of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Many of the names which appear in today’s atlas are cousins, or descendents of other landowners of that time.

Here is the location of the land, which I plotted on a portion of a page from an old 1914 Atlas1 of Wexford County, here is a visual of the land in question.


  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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