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History of Traverse County

J. O. Barrett

History of Traverse County

Browns Valley and its environs to 1881

by J. O. Barrett

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Published by J.O. Barrett in [Brown"s Valley, Minn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Traverse County (Minn.)
    • Subjects:
    • Traverse County (Minn.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J.O. Barrett.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF612.T7 B2 1988
      The Physical Object
      Pagination43 p. ;
      Number of Pages43
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2258176M
      LC Control Number89138182

      Traverse County history Traverse County takes its name from Lake Traverse, located just west of Wheaton, which has been the county seat since Traverse County was organized in and in the Homestead Act opened the territory to European immigrants who successfully farmed Traverse County's rich soil. The Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society (GTAGS) has partnered with the Traverse Area District Library (TADL) to develop an extensive genealogical research collection. In addition, GTAGS members are also available to assist patrons with their genealogical research; extensive research for remote patrons may incur a fee.

      Broadway Street Alexandria, MN Phone: Toll Free: Historical Maps of Michigan are a great resource to help learn about a place at a particular point in an Maps are vital historical evidence but must be interpreted cautiously and carefully.. The first map of Michigan that listed landownership was the John Farmer Wayne County plat map. However, many more land ownership maps were published in for Michigan’s centennial.

      Grand Traverse County was created 7 April from Omeena seat: Traverse City Interactive Map of Michigan County Formation History () - animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes; County Evolution In Michigan, by Richard W. Welch for the development of the counties in the state.; Michigan Historical Boundary Changes - list of all. County Courthouse [edit | edit source]. Clerk District Court has birth, marriage, death, divorce, probate, court and land records from History [edit | edit source] Parent County [edit | edit source]. Traverse County was created 20 February from Pierce (Eliminated 20 Feb ) County and unorganized seat: Wheaton For a brief history of how Traverse County was.


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History of Traverse County, Browns Author: J. O Barrett. A History of the Grand Traverse Region. By Dr. Leach Traverse City, Michigan: Grand Traverse Herald, Click on the chapter numbers to access the. The Traverse region, historical and descriptive, with illustrations of scenery and portraits and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers.

Rights/Permissions: Users are free to cite and link to digital content without asking for permission. Sprague's history of Grand Traverse and Leelanaw counties, Michigan embracing a concise review of their early settlement, industrial development and present conditions to which will be appended life sketches of well-known citizens of the county / edited and compiled by Elvin L.

Sprague and Mrs. George N. Smith. Sprague's history of Grand Traverse and Leelanaw counties, Michigan embracing a concise review of their early settlement, industrial development and present conditions to which will be appended life sketches of well-known citizens of the county / edited and.

The Traverse County Office is in West Central Minnesota, on State Highways 75 and 27 in Wheaton. Traverse History of Traverse County book features a strong agricultural base, wealth of recreational activities and peaceful rural living.

The County has a current population of 3, and consists of. Early History The history of Grand Traverse County begins in the year with the advent of Protestant missionaries and the United States surveyors.

These were the first intimations the Indians in this locality received of rival ownership. In May,Rev. John Fleming and Rev. Peter Dougherty arrived at the little cove, known as Mission. Traverse County lies on the west edge of Minnesota.

Its west border abuts the east borders of the states of North Dakota and South Dakota. The Red River flows northward along the county's west line. The Mustinka River flows southwestward through the county's upper portion, discharging into Lake ssional district: 7th. Related Publications: The Family History Room also contains many plat books in print.

These tend to be from counties in Northwest Minnesota and may be searched using ODIN. Item 3: Traverse County, Item 4: Wabasha County, Item 5: Wadena County, Item 6: Waseca County,   First some background: Formed by the westward bump in the state line on the South Dakota border, Traverse County was established in.

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; morning record (traverse city, mich.) ; preview community weekly. ; record-eagle (traverse city, mich.) ; traverse bay eagle. ; ; traverse city press. The History Center of Traverse City is a collaborator of the Grand Traverse Journal. Located in the former Carnegie Library on Sixth Street in Traverse City, the HCTC has a wealth of resources available for research on the history of people and communities around the Grand Traverse Region.

Traverse Area Historical Society, Traverse City, Michigan. K likes. To promote, preserve and present the historical record of Traverse City and the Grand Traverse ers: K. Early history. Inthe county was separated from Mackinac County and originally named Omeena County, later to be renamed Grand Traverse County, after Grand Traverse.

Grand Traverse County was organized by an act of the state legislature on April 7, Grand Traverse is derived from a French phrase meaning "long crossing" and the county is so named because it is situated at the Named for: Grand Traverse Bay. A History of Traverse City Traverse City is actually named after Grand Traverse Bay, which is split into two bays (east and west) by the Old Mission bay earned its name from 18th century French voyageurs who made “le grande traverse” or “the long crossing” across the mouth of the bay.

Updated Plat Books are now available. Updated Plat Books are available for purchase in our office for $ We can also ship Plat Books for $ Please send payment to: Grand Traverse County Treasurer. Boardman Ave Ste.

Traverse City MI Please also include the address where we are to ship the Plat book to. A History of the Grand Traverse Region. At the legislative session of an act was passed "to complete the organization of Grand Traverse county." It annexed to the county those portions of the former county of Omena that had been omitted by the act ofprovided for a special election of county officers, to be held on the first.

Stearns County publishes its own plat book; St. Louis County publishes its own plat book; Todd County publishes its own plat book; Minnesota's Bookstore carries current plat books for a number of Minnesota counties. About plat books: For more information about how plat books are created, see the Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office site.

JAMES MONROE, farmer, of the town of Blair, Grand Traverse County, was born in Steuben County, N. Y., in Came to Kent County, Mich., with his parents inand to Grand Traverse County in June, Remained on the home farm until aboutwhen he removed to his present location.

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