07 Dec 1882 The Ludington Record
The loss of the R. G. Peters with all hands, 14 in number, has cast a gloom over Manistee, where they all lived, with the exception of the mate whose home was in Milwaukee.(Contributed by Jim Dezotell).
26 April 1883 The Ludington Record
Mrs. John Ager, of Manistee, is the mother of twin girls, two weeks old, whose united weight is three and a half pounds. The children are doing nicely and attracting considerable attention.(Contributed by Jim Dezotell)