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Axtel, J. R. Rev., Sunday school specialist,

184.
Axtell, S. J., Prof., 533.
Aylsworth, George, removed to Empire,

313.
Ayral, Louis, lawyer Paris, owner of

Cadillac's birthplace, 108.
Ayres, Sabrina P. Mrs., presented bible to

society, 24.
Babbitt, Florence S., named collector for

society, 4, 9, 10, 18, 23; paper on samplers,
5, 351-355; pay for china collection, 11;
25, 55, gifts to society, 24; remarks cited,

16.
Babbitt, Nancy H., 53.
Babcock, S. S., teacher, 181.
Baby, Francois, candidate for council, 338.
Backus v Coyne, 130.
Bacon, Daniel S., judge, 509.
Bacons, pioneers of Auburn, 348.
Badin, Francis Vincent, Rev., visited Arbe

Croche, 510.
Bailey, had mills in Allegan, 163.
Bailey, Monroe pioneer, 153, 154.
Bailey, Alvin W., 647.
Bailey, Asahel, Macomb pioneer, 153.
Bailey, John R., Dr., 448; death reported,

22.
Bailey Bros., Three Rivers pioneers, 433.
Baird, Elizabeth T., quoted, 200.
Bake dishes, presented society by Mrs.

Leonora Kimball, 9.
Baker, A. L., joined U. S. Sharpshooters

civil war, 679.
Baker, George, pioneer Howell, 193.
Baker, James A., captain, death reported,

22; memoir, 679, 670; wounded civil war,

679.
Baker, James H. Mrs., (Ednah De Lano)

679.
Baker, Oscar A., 679.
Baker, Thomas, Rev., 183.
Baker, Vestell, pioneer Howell, 192.
Baker, Waldo, pioneer Howell, 192.
Balch, Anna, (Mrs. John den Blyker) 37,

522,
Balch, Arad C., 525.
Balch, Nathaniel A., A, B., A, M., Kalama-

zoo pioneer, 33, 37, 525; member legis-
lature, 278; president Kalamazoo College,

528, 529; sketch cited, 524.
Balch, Ralph, Dr., 730.
Balcom, Sam, liquor seller Howell, 185.
Baldoon, 79, 81; castle site, 78, 82; leased

by Selkirk, 84; paper by Mrs. Kinney,

78-84; settlers names of, 79, 81, 82.
Baldoon (Belledoon) Mysteries, book by

McDonald, 81.
Baldwin, Edwin, conducted Detroit ferry,

Ball

, Daniel, biography by C. C. Comstock,
69-73; described, 72; revered by citizens,
· 104.
Ball, Daniel, grandson Daniel Ball, 69, 72.
Ball, Daniel, Mrs., (Mary Covert) 69.
Ball, Daniel & Co., bankers exchange, 71;

insolvency of, 72, 73.
Ball, John, (Jamestown, N. Y.) 69.
Ball, John, (called Uncle John) appointed

receiver People's bank Grand Rapids,
102, 104; biography by Lucy Ball, 92-
104; invited to railroad ball, 101; letter
to Mann regarding Mich., 93-95; majority
for legislator, 99, 101; moved to Grand
Rapids, 98; played at Mackinac, 91;
selected land for state, 93-95, 102; trip

to Grand Rapids, 102.
Ball, John, Mrs., (Nancy Bradbury) New

York, 69.
Ball, Julia E., death recorded, 69.
Ball, Julia M., death reported, 69.
Ball, Lucy, paper on Early Days in Grand

Rapids, 64, 92-104.
Ball, Martha, 69.
Ball, Mary E., death recorded, 69.
Ball, Morris, Grand Rapids early manu-

facturer, 70.
Ball, 101, see Railroad.
Ballard, James, Rev., 172.
Baltimore & Ohio, pioneer U.S. R. R., 145.
Bancroft, George, sold manuscripts to

California, 45.
Bangs, Anson, named Bleeker (Menominee)

553.
Ball, Ashley L., 69.
Ball, Byron D., death recorded, 69.
Ball, Byron D. Mrs., (Martha M. Linnell)
Ball, Byron L., grandson Daniel, 69.

county, 473, 474.
Bangs, Anson, Mrs., (Miss Bleecker) 473.
Bannister, Ellen, Mrs., (Miss Williams) 736.
Banks, detector necessary for, 71; early in

Grand Rapids, 71; Lancaster Mass. fur-
nished bank bills for Singapore, 159,
160; location wild cat, 159; methods to
deceive commissioners, 160; Michigan
history needed on, 151; Singapore bills

burned, 161; Three Rivers, 426.
Baptists, Kalamazoo connection with In-

stitute, 530.
Baracca Club, Boys chorus, 2.
Baraga, Frederick, Jesuit missionary, built

first church, 511; county named for
sketch, 475; Indian dictionary by cited,
476; made bishop, 510, 521; spoke

Indian, 512.
Baraga, county, origin of name, 475.
Barber, Charles, 180.
Barber, Edward W., elected vice president

society, 4.
Barber, Jane, gave vocal solo, 17.
Barber, Mary A. Mrs., death reported, 22.
Barber P., Van Buren pioneer, 637.
Barber, S., Van Buren pioneer, 637.
Barbour, Levi, gift to Nazareth Academy,

36, 37; memoir Peter White cited, 1.
Bardstown, (Ky.) diocese, note, 510.
Barlow, Ermina, (Mrs. Henry A. Good-

year) 649.
Barlow, Mary, (Mrs. Henry A. Goodyear)

649,

69.

494.

Barlow, Nathan, 648.
Barlow, Sarah, 647.
Barlow & Goodyear, 648.
Barnard, —, Mr. first teacher Kalamazoo,

525.
Barnard, Eliza Ann, 182.
Barnard, Ely, register deeds, 178.
Barnard, Pardon, 182.
Barnes, Charles E., death recorded, 279;

paper on Battle Creek station under-
ground railway, 279-285; presented news-

papers to society, 23.
Barnes, Mary L., presented melodeon to

society, 9.
Barnes, Orlando F., 680.
Barnum, H. G. Mrs., (Miss Hyde) 346.
Baroux, Lewis, Rev. Father, Montague,

515.
Barrager, Henry, 163.
Barragar, John, first driver Adrian railroad,
Barrett, Enoch, 644.
Barrett, Ransom, pioneer Howell, 191.
Barritt, Renee Louise T. Hamilton, 7, see

Mrs. Hamilton,
Barrows, H. P. Mrs., (Miss Willemin) 424.
Barry, James V., address at Flint, 13;

member board trustees society, 4, 18.
Barry, John Stewart, gov. Mich., 100, 103,

188.
Barry, William T., sec. navy postmaster

general, county named for, 455.
Barry county organized, 455; paper on

Indians and trading posts, 645-672.
Bartholomew, Henry S. Dr., edited col-

lections, 50; gave memoir Rev. Craw-
ford, 48, 686-689; nominating committee

report of, 48.
Bartlett, H. W., death reported, 8.
Bassett, Isaac C., postmaster Three Rivers,

427.
Batcheler, B. F., Mrs., Settlement of Howell,

176-185.
Bates, George C., tribute to Isaac E. Crary,

236.
Bates, Gertrude Amelia, Mrs., member

society, 7.
Bates, Philo T., Mrs., gave memoir P. H.

Taylor, 726, 727.
Bates, William R., Hon., remarks cited,

15, 16,
Battle Creek, anti slavery advocates in,

280; station underground railway paper

Charles E. Barnes, 279-285.
Battles, with English, 658; with Indians,

Beal, Junius E., Hon., address Flint, 14;

member historical committee, 4, 18, 48.
Bean Creek, called Tiffin's River, 499.
Bear Lake, 648 see Walloon.
Beard, Dr., work on insanity cited, 729.
Beard, John, Quaker minister, 382.
Beardsley, George, 648.
Beatty, Three Rivers pioneer, 424.
Beaubien, (Cuillerier, Curie) Angelique

(Mrs. James Sterling) French belles
Detroit danced with Sir William Johnson,

334, 335.
Beaubien (Cuillerier) Antoine, 335.
Beaubien, Jean Baptiste, fiddler, 339.
Beaufait, Colette, (Mrs. Daniel Marsac) 61.
Beaufait, (Beufait) Louis, 65.
Beaufait, (Beufait) Louis, Mrs., (Marie

Louise Saucier) 65.
Beaufait, (Beufait) Scholastica, (Collette)

(Mrs. Daniel Marsac) 61, 65.
Beaulieu, (Boliou) Indian trader Macki-

naw, married squaw, 96.
Beaulieu, Elizabeth, (Mrs. Borup) 96.
Beaulieu, (Boliou) Julia (Mrs. Charles H.

Oakes) Indian name Teegaushau, 96.
Beaver, disappearance of, 659.
Beaver county, name proposed for Manitou,

472.
Beaver Islands, home of Mormonism, 472.
Beazley, - quoted, 628.
Becker, Blanche and mother, presented

gifts to society, 10.
Beckley, Guy, editor, 282.
Beckwith, Sophia, made sampler, 352.
Beckwith, William, 423, 433.
Beden, Seth, 181.
Bedford, Susan, (Mrs. John Gillespie) 699.
Beds, early described, 98.
Bee Hunter, character in Cooper's novel

founded on Saugatuck man, 159.
Beer, home made, 294.
Bees, raising, 340; social functions de-

scription, 290, 291.
Beeson, Jacob, sketch cited, 100.
Beets, sugar, date of first culture in Michi-

gan, 129.

see

Begole, Josiah W., (Mrs. Harriet Miles) 12;

member society, 7.
Bell, Digby V., bank commissioner, 102.
Bell, “Öld Auction,” darkey auctioneer,

257.
Bell ringer, early officer, 333.
Belle Isle, former names, 331.
Belledon Mysteries, 81

Baldoon
Mysteries.
Bellin, , map 1744, 443, 468.
Below, meaning of, 198.
Bement, Clarence E., address Flint cited,

444,
Baumgarten, Anthony, Rev., at Cross Vil-

lage, 514.
Baw Bese, Potawatomie Indian, 487;

sketch, 488.
Baxter,

, gen., 490.
Baxter, Levi, Tecumseh pioneer, 478.
Bay county, organized and named, 472,

473.
Beadle, Misheal, (Michelle) 420, 430; built

mill, 431.

15; resolution for meeting at Pontiac
cited, 37; elected on Committee His-
torians society, 18, 41, 43, 48; member
society, 7; paper our society's needs, 37,

579, 580.
Beneteau, Francois, canoe ferryman De-

troit, 553.

Bennett, Hiram, pioneer Howell, 188;

killed in digging well, 186.
Bennett, James J., pioneer Howell, 194.
Bennett, Justus J., first sheriff Howell, 178.
Bennett, Philander, pioneer Howell town-

ship, 191.
Bennett, William, 654,
Bennett, William E., pioneer Howell town-

ship, 191.
Benning, Joseph M. Rev. Father, Vicar

General, 518, 519.
Benson, John R., Reminiscences of, 12.
Benson, Peter and wife, Tecumseh pioneers,

478.
Benton, Thomas, 242.
Benzie county, estimate of, 304; first officers

for, 300; meaning of name, 474; news-

papers in, 300.
Benzonia College, 314.
Benzonia county, contest for county seat,

300, 301; first county seat Benzie how

named 474; first gristmill in, 305.
Berdan, Col. 1st reg. Mich. Sharp-

shooters, 679.
Berger, Charles, defendant in Crosswhite

slave case, 221, 260; judgment against,

265.
Berrien, J. M., lieut. surveyor, 597, 599.
Berrien, John M., atty gen, county named

for, 455.
Berrien county, organized and named, 455.
Bessemer, steel manufactory first in Mich.,

587.
Bessey, F. Rev., 182.
Beswick, built first saw mill Grand

Traverse, 305, 315.
Betsey river (Aux Becs Scies) burial place

of Marquette, 471; called by Indians
Uns sig o ze bee, corruption of Aux Becs

Scies, meaning, 474.
Beufait, 65 see Beaufait.
Bibbins, Samuel Rev., Methodist elder, 182.
Bible, belonged to Jesse Crowell, presented

society, 9, 212; (1874) presented society,

24.
Bibliography of Dr. Rominger's writings,

725, 726.
Biddle, John, major, member Detroit His-

torical Society, 30.
Big Cloud, 467 see Cheonoquet.
Big Jack, party entertainer, 306.
Bigelow, -, Mrs., 37.
Billings, Charles, 163.
Billings, John, 163.
Billings, Walter, 163.
Bills, bank Singapore burned, 161; railroad

bank, presented society by George Sid-
Bingham, Abel, Rev., Baptist missionary

at the Soo, 198, 199, 693; sketch cited,

198.
Bingham, Kinsley S. (S. K.) gov. 270, 272;

speaker of House (1837) 100.
Bingham, Mary Angelina, (Mrs. Thomas D.

Gilbert) 693-698.

Bingham, Stephen D., biographies cited,

220.
Bingham, S. K., initials reversed, 100 see

Kinsley S. Bingham.
Biography of Henry Harrison Aplin, 677,

678; James A. Baker, 679, 680; John Bali
by Lucy Ball, 92-104; Arthur C. Bird,
680, 681; Delos A. Blodgett, 17, 681-683;
George H. Cannon's by Day, 17, 684-686;
Rev. D. M. Cooper by T. W. Palmer cited,
4; F. M. Cowles, 731; F. M. Cowles by
S. L. Kilbourne cited, 17; Rev. Crawford,
48, 686-689; Gen. Cutcheon's cited, 2;
R. R. Elliott, 1; Col. Foote by Auditor
General Fuller, 18, 19, 40, 691, 692; Mrs.
T. D. Gilbert, 49, 693, 698; Henry A.
Goodyear, 645-653; George De Normandy
Gillespie, bishop, 699; Ebenezer Oliver
Grosvenor, Mrs., 700-701; Ebenezer Oliver
Grosvenor, 702-708; Dr. J. W. Hagadorn,
708; Arthur Hill by Dr. Angell, 17, 536-
539; Dr. Haze by Mrs. Hungerford, 17,
709-712; John Š. Hooker, 61-64; Gov.
Horner by daughter, 43, 49, 624-626;
Howell pioneers, 185-188; Dwight N.
Lowell, 712, 713; Daniel McCoy cited, 2;
James McMillan by Charles Moore, 6;
Sophie de Marsac Campau, 64-69; Henry
J. Martin, Mrs., 713; Mayor W. H. May-
bury, 36, 714-716; Judge Patterson, 43,
717-718; T. Potter by Rev. Putnam, 43,
719-721; Mrs. Stone by Mrs. Hoyt, 171-
176; Dr. Carl Ludwig Rominger, 721-726;
Palmer Hurd Taylor, 726-727; Dr. Van
Deusen by Rev. McCormick, 36, 728-731;
Emily Ward, 5, 581-589; P. Dean Warner,
43, 44, 731-733; Frank A. Weaver, Mrs.,
734; Peter White, 1; Henry Whiteley,
734-736; Lucretia Williams, Mrs., 736.
Bird, pioneer, Hillsdale Co., 93.
Bird, Arthur C., death reported, 22;

memoir, 680, 681; offices held, 680, 681.
Bird, Arthur C., Mrs., (Josephine St. Johns)

681.
Bird, Joshua W., member society, 7.
Birds, death of, 312.
Birthplace, Cadillac marked, 107, 108.
Bishop, first Catholic in U.S., 510.
Bishop, Glenna, vocal solo by, 2, 3.
Bishop, Levi, sketch of Patriot war cited,

101.
Bison, 329 see Buffalo.
Bissell, Edward, railroad commissioner, 495.
Bissell, William A., Right Rev., bishop Ver-

mont, 699.
Bissonette family history of, 502-509.
Bissonette, Alexander, 505.
Bissonette, Anthony, 505.
Bissonette, Betsey, 509.
Bissonette, Catherine, daughter of Joseph

and Eunice, 505.
Bissonette, Catherine, (Mrs. Etienne) 503.
Bissonette, Charles A., soldier civil war,

509.
Bissonette, David, son of Gabriel, 509,

man, 10.

538.

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Bissonette, David (1) son of Joseph, death Bleeker (Bleecker) former name Menomi-
reported, 505.

nee county, 473, 474.
Bissonette, David, (2) son of Joseph, 505. Bleyenbergh, A. F., Rev. Father, 515.
Bissonette, Etienne, married Catherine Bleyker den, John, Mrs., (Anna Balch)
Vitry, 502; settlement by, 503.

paper on schools Kalamazoo, 37, 522-534.
Bissonette, Eunice, (Mrs. Joseph) children Bliss, Aaron T., ex-governor Michigan, 18,

of, and, funeral of, 505.
Bissonette, Francis, married Angelique Bliss, Alseba, Mrs., (Aaron T.) 18.
Vitry, sketch, 502.

Bliss, George, 500 see John Bliss.
Bissonette, Francois, married Marguerite Bliss, Harvey, settlement Blissfield, 481.
Guay, 502.

Bliss, John, (George) bought E. & K. R. R.,
Bissonette, Francois, Mrs., (Marguerite 497, 500.
Guay) 502.

Blissfield, settled by Harvey Bliss, 481.
Bissonette, Gabriel, jr., Capt., adopted by Block, -, Miss, accompanist, 2.

chief Pawnett, (Ponette) or Shawenaw- Blodgett, Delos A., memoir, 17, 681-683.
Bah, 506; army record, 507, 508; court- Blodgett & Byrne, 682.
ship of, 506, 507; death recorded, 509; Blois, John T., author Gazetteer Mich., 448,
gave history of family, 502-509; sketch, 468, 542, 552, 564, 566, 568, 573, 595.
506, 507; visited tribe at South Bend, Blood, A. G., Mrs., 185.
506.

Blood, Ezra F., Tecumseh pioneer, 478.
Bissonette, Gabriel, sr., scalped in French- Board, price, 528.
town battle, 505.

Boatman, song quoted, 327.
Bissonette, Jean, married Charlotte Da- Boats, how made, 330; speed, 592.
venne, 502.

Bobins, Anne, presented book to society,
Bissonette, John, son of Gabriel, 509.

24.
Bissonette, John, son of Joseph, 505. Bock-we-ting, (Bockting) Indian name for
Bissonette, Joseph, jr., 505.

Rapids, 64.
Bissonette, Joseph, (son of Etienne) be-

Boe, Dr., 109.
quests, 509; children of, 505; gave land Bogacki, A., Rev. Posen, Presque Isle, 515.
to church, 506; guide to Gen. Fremont, Bogardus, Martha, Mrs., gift to society, 53.
502; married Eunice or Agnes Roberts, Bogue, Stephen, 281.
504; settled at Monroe, 503.

Boliou, 96 see Beaulieu.
Bissonette, Joseph, Mrs., (Eunice Roberts) Bolivar, protege Aunt Emily Ward, 586.
505.

Boltwood, Lucius, Mrs., (Miss Comstock)
Bissonette, Julia, 505.

69.
Bissonette, Louisa, 503,

Bonanza, village near Lake Odessa, 48.
Bissonette, Mary, daughter of Etienne, Bond, Louis, papers cited, 30, 50.
503, 505.

Bonfooy, (Bonfoy) Carlton, 432.
Bissonette, Mary, daughter of Joseph, 505. Bonnell, George H., 11.
Bissonette, Mary Eunice, daughter of Books, 20 see M, P. & His. Soc. Colls.
Gabriel, 509.

Books, few in pioneer life, 312; presented
Bissonette, Martha, (1) death reported, society's museum, by Mrs. Ayers, 24; by

Anne Bobins, 24; by E. A. Calkins, 9; by
Bissonette, Martha, (2) daughter of Gabriel, Mrs. John Clear, 9; by Mrs. Cole, 23; by
509.

Mrs. Dyer, 23; by Mrs. Hahn, 10; by
Bissonette, Pelisha or Pelagie, 505.

Missouri His. Soc., 24; by James E.
Bissonette, Pierre, major, came to Canada, Pilcher, 23; by Mrs. Zimmerman, 23;
502; married Marie D'Allon, 502.

price of early, 524.
Bissonette, Pierre, Mrs., (Marie D'Allon) Boone, Daniel, 621.
502.

Borden, E. W., Rev., 182.
Bissonette, Sarah, 509,

Bordwell, Charles M., supervisor, 270.
Bissonette, Stephen, brother of Joseph, Borgess, Casper H., Rt. Rev. Bishop De-

503; scalped in battle Frenchtown, 505. troit, 506, 513, 515.
Blackbird, Indian chief, book cited, 443, 448. Borland, John, Tecumseh pioneer, 478.
Black Fox, 670 see Muckatawagoosh. Born, E. B., 158.
Black Hawk, Sauk chief, 658.

Borup Charles W., (Dane) married Elizabeth
Black Hawk, war scare retarded Michigan Beaulieu, 96.
emigration, 481, 545, 547, 556, 642, 662.

Borup, Charles W., Mrs., (Elizabeth Beau-
Blackman, H. E., story of Indian, 157, 158.

lieu) 96.
Blackmar, Sylvester, pioneer miller, 480.

Botsford, Rhoda Elizabeth, (Mrs. P. Dean
Blaine & Logan, 678.
Blair, Austin, Governor Michigan, 13, 27,

Warner) death recorded, 733.
263, 277, 274, 705; anti slavery work,

Botsford & Warner, merchants, 732.
263, 277.

Boucher, Elizabeth, (Mrs. Denis Guyon)
Blank, Dr., 179.

110.
Bleecker, 473 see Bleeker.

Boughton, David, 280.

509.

9

Boulder, marker at Adrian described, 491,

492; at Tecumseh for Musgrove Evans,
479; Chicago Road by Clinton Woman's
Club, 484; French trading post Three
Rivers, 398; St.

count soldiers
and sailors, 430; Sauganash's Grave

Three Rivers, 480.
Boundaries, Congress decides not to change

Mich. & Wis., 167; Congress passes reso-
lution on Mich., 167; Michigan extent,
163, 164; Mich. history needed on, 150;
Mich. legislature passes resolution on,
167; Michigan, Miss Soule's article com-
mended, 150; Mich. trouble with Ohio,
507, 625; U. S. under 1782 treaty, by C.
M. Burton, 130-139, 443, 444, 632, Upper
Peninsula, 164; Wisconsin & Mich., 8,

163, 168.
Bours, Allen, Supt. building Capitol, 706.
Bouten, Newton L., editor, 426.
Bowen, Charles W., Howell, 181.
Bowen, map, cited, 475.
Bower & Marvin, editors, 426.
Bowling alley, Detroit early, 338.
Bowman, John H., first platted and settled

first ward Three Rivers, 417, 430, 432,

436.
Boyd, Henry P., location pioneer Howell

township, 193.
Boyd, William H., 509.
Boyer, Susanne, (Mrs. Charles Gouin) 65.
Boyer & White, 423.
Boynton,

-, Mrs., 96.
Boynton, Jerry, 96.
Boynton, Nathan, 96.
Boynton, William, 96.
Bradbury, Nancy, (Mrs. John Ball) N. Y.,

69.
Braddock, Edward, gen. defeat, 28, 656;

named western route, 141.
Bradish, Bethiah, gifts to society, 23.
Bradish, Charles, gift to society, 23.
Bradish, Charles, Mrs., gifts to society, 23.
Bradish, Joseph, letter from Mich. terry.,

1819, 484, 485.
Bradish, Rhoda, gifts to society, 23, 53.
Bradish, William John, letter 1819 from

Joseph Bradish, 484, 485.
Bradley, -, Capt. wounded in civil war,

Bread, how prepared, 96.
Bread dish presented society by Mrs. John

Hicks, 10.
Breuck, Joseph, Rev., Father at Wright,

515.
Brewer, Almon, pioneer Howell, 190.
Brewer, Dorcas, 182.
Brewer, Orlando, pioneer Howell, 190.
Brewer, Peter, pioneer Howell, 182, 188,

189.
Bridge, G., Rev., 183.
Bridge, early built by C. S. Hooker, 61;

first Three Rivers, 428; number Three

Rivers, 428.
Bridge Street, tavern second in Grand

Rapids, 95.
Briggs, Edward, pioneer Howell, 192.
Briggs, H. C., Mrs., 185.
Briggs, John, pioneer Howell, 193.
Brigham, John, 434.
Brighton, claims to county seat, 180.
Brindle, Sallie, Mrs., protege Aunt Emily,

583-586.
Brinkerhoff, Parcel, 281.
Brisbin, Sarah, Mrs., gift to society, 10.
Bristol, Huram, pioneer Howell, 189.
British, see English.
Britten, F., Rev., Methodist circuit rider,

182.
Britton, Roswell, major, first representa-

tive Grand Rapids in Legislature, 99.
Brockway, E. M., Mrs., gifts to society, 23,

170,
Bradley, Edward, member Congress, 278.
Brady, Hugh, gen. U.S. A., 97.
Branch, Israel, deacon, 182.
Branch, John, U. S. Sec. Navy, county

named for, 455.
Branch county, organized and named, 455.
Brandy, (eau-de-vie) forbidden Indians but

necessary for whites, 331.
Brant, Joseph, Iroquois chief, 335.
Brant, Molly, housekeeper for and called

Mrs. Johnson, 335.
Brayton, Burt, pioneer Howell, 190.
Brayton, Ira, first lieut. Howell county,

185, 190.
Brayton, Nathaniel, pioneer Howell, 190.

24.
Brockway, Mary, Miss, gifts to society, 24.
Bronson, Levi, called Buckwheat Justice,

301.
Bronson, Sally, (Mrs. Titus) 524.
Bronson, Titus, founder of Kalamazoo, 30;

gave burying ground to Kalamazoo, 523.
Bronson, (Kalamazoo) cyclone in, 523;

name changed to Kalamazoo, 33, 522,

523, 638.
Brookfield, William, sketch, 640.
Brooks, -, geologist, 723.
Brooks, Edward, platted Howell, 177.
Brooks, Kendall, Dr., president Kalamazoo

Institute, 533.
Brower, G. W., Rev., 182.
Brown, author Gazetteer, 563-565, 567.
Brown, bought pine land, 315.
Brown, Miss, gave bonnet to museum,

53.
Brown, E. Lakin, 41, 555.
Brown, Gustavus, Dr., surg-gen. U. S. A.,

624.
Brown, J. E., 181.
Brown, Jacob, major general U. S. A., 479,

480, 483; sketch, 449.
Brown, John, Osawattamie raid of, 256,

269.
Brown, Jonathan, platted Lockport, 417.
Brown, Joseph W., pioneer Tecumseh, 478,

479; sketch, 480, 481.
Brown, Lucretta, (Mrs. James H. Hill)

536.

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