Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 632

This entry is part 44 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: 13 October 1922
Liber: 97
Page: 632
Location: Manton, Michigan
Grantor: Harmon Longstreet & Susie M. Longstreet of Manton, Michigan
Grantee: Frank C. Howe & Sarah Howe Of Manton, MI
Witnesses: George A. Longstreet, Jno A. Muche
Type of deed: Warranty
Rec’d and recording: 13 Jun 1923
Clerk/registrar: Johnson
Location of land: Manton
Consideration: $300
Notes: Deed Restriction: Second Parties agree that said premises will not be used before April 14, 1929 for the business of General photography or maintaining a photograph gallery.
Description: Description: Lot 26, Manton

This transaction reverses the “sale” of Lot 26 in Manton which occurred on the deed recorded in Liber 97 page 369. Yesterday’s post was about that deed.

I guess that Frank and Sarah Howe needed a loan in January 1921. It cost $50 for them to borrow $250 for just a period of about 22 months! This type of loan was far more common that I could have imagined. I had not realized what was happening until I began to write about transactions, and compare land descriptions.

There was less buying and selling, and more loaning with property given as security.

Series NavigationFenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 97 page 369Fenton Family Land Records, Wexford County, Michigan Liber 89 page 582

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