02 October 2015

Probate File# 8215

Source [Image 576]

Juilleret, Constantine J.
Juilleret, Elsie (Administratrix)
Comte, Edward, Stepchild, Father, Victor Comte, Mother, Elsie
Comte, Charles, "      "            "
Comte, Ama,   "   "

Petition of Charles Comte, Village of Rochester, Oakland County, Michigan

Married 20 August 1865 in Wayne County, Michigan.

Event Place: Michigan
Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
Constantine Juilberet M 32 France
Elisa Juilberet F 34 France
Eturora Juilberet F 1 Michigan
Edward Comte M 13 Illinois
Charles Comte M 11 Illinois
Emma Comte F 8 Michigan

The father of the Comte children, Victor Comte, was a corporal in the 5th  Michigan Cavalry who was killed in battle (date of death 11 May 1864) "at Meadow Bridge near Richmond, Virginia."

Affidavit by Horace W. Dodge, Captain of Co. C, 5th Cavalry; he was acquainted with Victor E. Comte, who, while engaged in a battle at Yellow Tavern near Richmond, Virginia, suffered a gunshot wound that caused his death [notarized in Hamilton County, Ohio].  He mustered in as a wagon maker.

Victor Comte, of Berne, Switzerland, son of Xavier Comte and Catherine Cortin?, and Elsie Barbier [could be Barbie], of Valen___, Department of Dombs, France, daughter of  Frederick Barbier and Elizabeth Siegler, were married on August 6, 1853, at the French Presbyterian Church in Detroit,

Elsie resided at the corner of Riopelle and Lafayette streets in Detroit.

01 October 2015

Josephine Nagel Martin

Josephine's husband, Bernard Martin, married 1st, Gertrude Hemstedt, who was Josephine's cousin.  Josephine's mother, Genevieve Hemstedt, and Gertrude's father, William Hemstedt, were siblings.  Bernard Martin, husband of both women, was my son-in-law's grand-uncle.

Ward 21, Boston, Boston City, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Last Place of Residence: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head Mary L Hertig F 54 Massachusetts [nee Hemstedt]
Son Joeseph A Hertig M 28 Massachusetts
Niece Josephine Nagel F 27 Massachusetts

Josephine and Bernard Martin Lived In Oscoda, Michigan [Pictured Above]
[I met Josephine in Oscoda]

Josephine M Martin
Birth Date: 14 August 1911
Social Security Number: 023-03-7077
State: Massachusetts
Last Place of Residence: Wixom, Oakland, Michigan
Event Date: 20 December 1999
Age: 88

Inmates In the Provincian Penitentiary

The roster for October 1, 1838 (Names, District, Crime, When Sentenced and Term of Imprisonment):


30 September 2015

Lomila Lutes, Minor

Michigan, Probate Records, Wayne Probate packets...:

Probate File# 8196  
[Image 307]

Martha Timmons, mother and guardian
Louis Lutes, father

Martha Lutes received a Widow's Pension based upon Louis Lutes' Civil War service:

Louis Lutes
5th Michigan Cavalry, Company "M"
Children: Louis?, William, Cecelia, Lomilla and one unreadable name

Tompkins County's Local History Resource

Local history information is available at the Tompkins County, New York, Public Library.  See a partial list of digital books of local interest available.

Description Of Early Detroit

From The centennial celebration of the evacuation of Detroit by the British: July ...:

See a post about a captive in Detroit from the same source.

29 September 2015

Probate For Daniel Shays

New York, Probate Records, Livingston Wills 1821-1861 vol 1-2:

Livingston County, New York, Probate Records
Volume 1, Page 181 [Image 115]

To Sukey Weston, Daughter of Daniel Shays, late of the town of Sparta, deceased, and David D. Conkey, friend to deceased...

Famous for Shays Rebellion.

See Daniel Shays' memorial at FindAGrave.