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BATEY, Joseph D.

Traverse City, Nov. 6.  Joseph D. Batey, aged eighty-four years, a pioneer of this region, is dead at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Irene Pomeroy Shields, in Bay City, where he has been making his home recently. Mr. Batey came to Grand Traverse county in 1862 and took up a homestead at Monroe Center upon which he lived for fifty years. He was the first road commissioner in Grant.
Source: Grand Rapids Press (6 Nov. 1916) transcribed by Marla Zwakman

Butler, Sylvester

Sylvester Butler

Sylvester Butler, 67 years of age, passed away at the state hospital Monday. Mr. Butler had lived here 27 years and leaves for children to mourn their loss. Funeral services were held from the Weaver Chapel Wednesday afternoon with burial in Oakwood.

The Traverse City press

Traverse City Michigan

July 12, 1917

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