Mason County Michigan

Ludington, Mich.,March 6. – Capt. C. B. Canfield, aged 73, a veteran of the Civil war and an old sailor, was found dead in bed early this morning in the Hotel Russell. He had lived in Ludington at intervals for many years. He served as a lieutenant with Co. A, Fifteenth Michigan volunteers, until illness compelled his retirement from the army. A divorced wife and daughter in this city, and a sister in Croston are the only living relatives.
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette (Sunday, 7 Mar. 1909) transcribed by Marla Zwakman

John Conrad of Amber township, one of the oldest residents in the county, is dead at the age of 90. He had lived on the homestead he settled nearly half a century ago. Isaac Wood, a resident of Custer township, for nearly 40 years, succumbed to an illness of two years caused by a fall from a peach tree. He was 68 years old. Francis Guennette, aged 67, is dead at his home in this city after an illness of three months. He came to Ludington in the early lumbering days. Godfrey Erne, a war veteran of Riverton township, is dead. He was 79 years old and came to Mason county soon after the war.
Source: Kalamazoo Gazette (Thursday, 23 Feb. 1911) transcribed by Marla Zwakman