Various deaths and dates - in and around Leelanau
George W. Leonard died in a hospital at Charlotte. Burial Thursday Hoffner cemetery, Eaton twp.
Mrs. Anna M. Freeland, 55, died suddenly at her home in Traverse City after a 12 hour illness.
Mrs. A. W. Sommers is dead at Orleans. Services will be at the Orleans M. E. church Thursday.
Nicholas Dollar died at Traverse City. Burial at Grawn.
Mrs. Martha Bretz, 74, died at Charlotte. Burial at Jackson.
Mrs. James Wilson died at her home in Leelanau county. Burial was at Bingham.
Mrs. Henry J. Hall, 77, pioneer resident Orleans township, died in Detroit. Burial at Tonia.
Mrs. Julia Grave Parker of Traverse City died Monday of pneumonia.
O. M. Oleson, 74, died at his home in Keswick. Township clerk and former postmaster. Burial was at Keswick.
Barbara Brinkman, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Encell Brinkman of Old Mission, died in Traverse City. Burial was made in Odgensburg cemetery.
Mrs. Maria Middleton, 81, former Grand Ledge resident, died in Alberia, Canada. Funeral services will be held in the Methodist Episcopal church at 2:30.
Frank Giles, a resident of the poninsula [sic], died in a Traverse City hospital. Burial was made in Odgensburg cemetery.
Mrs. Harrison Brotherton, 68, a pioneer resident of Leelanau county, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Hosea Pratt, at Honor.
Grand Rapids Press, Sep. 10, 1921
Kalamazoo Gazette, Oct. 25, 1905
Grand Rapids Press, Mar. 26, 1920
Grand Rapids Herald, Jun. 20, 1899
Grand Rapids Press, Jul. 7, 1916
Mrs. Laura Hiltsley - Owosso, Jul. 7 - Laura Hiltsley, 60 years dead at her home in Morrice.
Deforest McNett - Grand Haven, Jul. 7 - Deforest McNett died here of heart disease Thursday afternoon. He was born in New York ninety years ago and lived in Sodus Point for many years, where he was engaged in the building of fast boats. He was married to Eleanor Griffen, daughter of Henry Griffen, Grand Haven pioneer. Since his retirement from business he has made his home here. His is survived by a widow and two sons. The burial will be here.
Jens Hemmingsen - Grant, Jul. 7 - Jens Hemingsen, aged nearly seventy-six years, was buried here yesterday. Hemmingsen was postmaster of Grant nearly twenty years. For many years he was closely associated in the Danish college work of this place, having been an officer of the board since the college was built here. Deceased is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Hans Larsen and Mrs. Arthur H. Sanders and one son, Henry, all of this place. Hemmingsen worked with the present postmaster until his recent attack of Bright's disease.
Mrs. Sarah Secor - Manistee, Jul. 7 - Mrs. Sarah Secor, a prominent pioneer resident of Manistee, is dead at her home here. She was eight one years of age. She was an active member of the local organization of the W.C.T.U.
W.W. Gilmore - Shelby, Jul. 7 - W. W. Gilmore, aged eighty five years, died at his home here. He was a prominent fruit grower. A widow and son, William of Hart, survive.
Julius Hamlin - Shelby, Jul. 7 - James Hamlin, aged seventy two years, is dead at the home of his sister, Mrs. W. H. Churchill. The funeral services will be held Sunday.
Grand Rapids Press (Wednesday, 14 June 1922) (Contributed by Marla Zwakman)