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1821-October 10: Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA
Treaty of Chicago - The Detriot Gazette states the return of Gov. Cass and Mr. Sibley, commissioners to treat with the Indians, with the gentlemen who attended at the treaty held in Chicago - having attained the object of the government by a cession from the Indians, on favorable terms, all of the country extending from the southern boundary of the Michigan territory to Grand River, and containing probably 5,000,000 acres of land. There were not less than 3,000 Indians present at the treaty, principally Potawatomies, Ottawas an Chippawas.
(Brenda Wiesner Genealogy Trails)

1901-LONDON, June 19 — The North German Lloyd steamer Koenigin Luise, which sails from Bremen on June 22, via Southampton, June 23, for New York, will carry the body of ex-Gov. Hazen S. Pingree of Michigan, who died here last night. The body has been embalmed. It was removed to a private mortuary tonight, prior to the embarkation. Mr. Pingree, Jr., is the recipient of cable messages of sympathy from all parts of the United States. The officials of the United States Embassy here have extended every courtesy and assistance to him.
(New York Times – June 20, 1901 – Submitted by D. Donlon)

1902-Death was caused by a complication of diseases. His wife and four children, one son from West Point, and his oldest daughter from Vassar College were present at his death. He was elected Lieutenant Governor at the time Hazen S. Pingree was made Governor. As President of the Michigan School of Mines, Mr. Dunstan gained distinction in the work of technical education. He was President of the Victoria Copper Company and owned stock in the Quincy, Adventure, and Rhode Island mines.
(New York Times – May 24, 1902 –Submitted by D. Donlon)

1908-Harry W. Bickford died of tuberculosis at his home in Orion, Mich., Sunday morning,. after an illness of five months. Two weeks ago he returned from Los Angeles to the East. He leaves a widow, a brother, Arthur, and one sister, Mrs. W. C. Orrell. The brother and sister live in Flint, Mich.
(Los Angeles Times – June 6, 1908 –Submitted by Dale Donlon)

1911-Byron D. West, aged 75 years, insurance Inspector, for Michigan, died in this city, Monday, at the home of his son, Dr. F. B. West, No. 1563 West Eleventh street, and was buried at Calvary cemetery yesterday morning. West had been prominent as a Mason for fifty years. He had been in California on a leave of absence for the past four months, accompanied by his wife and his son, Byron. He has two other sons in Michigan in the insurance business, and a fifth son, Raymond West, residing here. He also leaves two daughters in Michigan.
Dr. West has received telegrams of sympathy for the family from many eastern cities, as West was a Shriner and Knight Templar, as well as one of the oldest and most prominent insurance men in the country.
(Los Angeles Times – March 9, 1911 –Submitted by D. Donlon)

1919- Grand Rapids Press - Friday, July 25, 1919
Michigan News Articles - Contributed by Jan Stypula
1927-Norwich, Conn., May 17 – L. A. Hurlbut, 85 years old, the oldest living graduate of the University of Michigan, died here today. He was graduated from the Ann Arbor University in 1867. Three years later he was admitted to the bar in Michigan and since in Florida and Connecticut. He leaves a wife.
(New York Times – May 18, 1927 – Transcribed by D. Donlon)

1928-Chicago, Feb. 17 – Justice Flannigan of the Michigan Supreme Court, died in a hospital here today.
(Los Angeles Times – February 18, 1928 – Submitted by D. Donlon)

1934-LYNCHBURG, Va., May 9 – The Rev. Minor J. Duryea, former prison evangelist and a native of Michigan, who had made his home here three years, died yesterday at the age of 80. He was assistant chaplain of the Michigan State penitentiary for a number of years and did much evangelistic work in the West Virginia coal fields, Indian schools of Oklahoma and Federal prisons of Southern States. During pastorates at Blanchard and Ashley, Mich., he built a Methodist church and a Congregational church at Elkhart, Ind. His widow, a son, Jasper Duryea of Detroit, and a daughter, Mrs. William Eichelberger of Cambria, Mich., survive.
(New York Times – May 10, 1934 –Submitted by D. Donlon)

1935-WASHINGTON. Mich.. March 22 - The Rev. Timothy E. Edwards, dean of the Michigan Methodist Conference and one of the oldest preachers of his faith in the United States, died yesterday, a few days before his 101st birthday. Born in Cornwall, England, April 1, 1834, he came to Michigan in 1864, after having held pastorates in Ontario and Iowa.
(New York Times – March 23, 1935 –Submitted by D. Donlon)

1937-LOS ANGELES, Jan. 30 – James J. Couzens, retired Michigan business man and father of the late Senator Couzens of Michigan, died at a hospital here yesterday of pneumonia. His age was 88. He had been a resident of Pomona for four years.
(New York Times – January 31, 1937 –Submitted by Dale Donlon)

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