Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 119 page 530

This entry is part 53 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: 3 December 1932
Liber: 119
Page: 530
Location: Wexford County, Michigan
Grantor: Harmon H. Longstreet estate by Alfred Fenton, Administrator
Grantee: Andy Burgess & Hazel Burgess his wife
Witnesses: Harriet Knapp and Herbert A. Snider
Type of deed: deed in pursuance to land contract
Rec’d for recording: 25 January 1935
Clerk/registrar: Johnson
Location of land: Colfax, Wexford, MI
Consideration: $50
Notes: Hazel Burgess was the daughter of Henry Fellows and Belle Lamunion. The Fenton and Fellow families were closely associated in Wexford Co. However, Hazel was not related to Susie Burdick Fenton Longstreet, nor her son Alfred.
Description: SE 1/4 of SW 1/4 Section 9 T23N R10W

This land was the 40 acres which I have marked in blue on the thumbnail of the 1908 atlas1. It is north of the Longstreet’s two 20 acre pieces which were sold to Myron ad Edna Russ on the deed recorded in Liber 101-433, under license granted on the deed recorded in Liber 101 page 180.

According to the deed, $100 had already been paid to the Longstreets. The deed also said that the land contract was made 3 April 1931 between Harmon H. Longstreet and Susie Longstreet, his wife, and Andy Burgess and Hazel Burgess his wife. The witnesses to the land contract were Alfred T. Fenton and Hazel J. Fenton.


Next: Another deed which completes the Longstreet’s estate.

  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.
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    • TK on January 29, 2010 at 1:27 pm

    Hey, Pam, did you see Tri-State Ancestors’ Wordless Wednesday post yesterday? It’ll crack ya up…
    .-= TK´s last blog ..Treasure Chest Thursday: An Heirloom is Born! =-.

  1. Well I hadn’t , but now I have. Such nice low shelves. I wish I had some research to do there!

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