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County Information

County Seat: Mio
Founded: 1840
Organized: 1881
Area: 566 Square Miles

Census Designated Places:
Mio

Unincorporated Communities:
Comins, Fairview, Luzerne, McKinley

Townships:
Big Creek Township, Clinton Township, Comins Township
Elmer Township, Greenwood Township, Mentor Township

SUBJECTS of INTEREST

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS

COURT and CRIME

HISTORY

MARRIAGES

MILITARY

NEWSPAPER GLEANINGS

OBITUARIES

SCHOOLS

WATER SUPPLY


Website Updates:

OCTOBER 2017:
BIOS: John J. McCarthy, Chauncy Chatterton McCarthy, Alexander William Bissland, William A. Weeks
COURT-CIVIL: 1873-Judge Giddings, 1878-Land Auctioned, 1881-Hon. J. B. Tuttle, 1883 Oscoda Court, Anna Creator vs. Mr. Creatore
COURT-CRIME: Jim Muessrin, Joseph Rossi, Albert Beadle, Michael Dunford, William Doran and Joseph Holland, James Atherton, Albert Erwin
HISTORY: News Items - 1881-County Seat Election, 1881-County Seat Location Chosen, 1881-County Seat Land Located on a Homestead, 1881-Bill to Organize
MARRIAGES: News-Lang-Deeter, Knisely-Haggerman
MILITARY: World War I Casualties and News of Arthur Randall, Vietnam War Casualties and News of Gerald Lawrence Avery and James Patrick Mrazik. Soldiers-Wesser Drowley, John Winton, Hugh Galbraith, Lieutenant Bragg
NEWS-BITS: alphabetical by name - Daisy Evil, Mrs. J. Hinterman, Mr. and Mrs. Clare Murphy, Emanuel Troyer, Fred Zinowski, Mr. and Mrs. Fred McCoy, Mr. and Mrs. Haldon Knisely, Sarah Knisely, Mrs. Roy McGregor, William McIntire, Mrs. Deu, Frank Stitt
NEWS-COMMUNITY: 1879-Settlers, 1882 Nominations, 1888 Special Election, 1905-Fighting Club, 1914-Drys Win, 1897-No Prisoners in Jail
NEWS-FIRES: 1877 Forest Fire, 1887-Lumber Fire, 1880 Twelve Horses Burned to Death, 1884-Harman City Fire
NEWS-GOSSIP: Mrs. Leon Stultz, Bert Depew, Ed Finch, Alton Alby, Jack McCollum and Pat Moore, J. M. Campbell and R. Fulton, Lottie Pertres, Henry Campbell and Georg Marsh, Mr. Butcher, Odell Chapman, George Sanford, Joseph Demilner, A. Norton, Frank Finch
OBITS: George Imlay, Jacob K. McIntire, Nellie Woolworth, Mrs. John Abbey, Joseph Ablett, Warren B. Belden, Mr. Finch, Moses I. Hostetler, Ralph Hunsberger, Ziba Pettebone, Eli H. Shrock, William Spalding, Hesler Block and Henry Thilke, Frank Finch, Margaret Finch, Abraham Sellers, William Porter
OFFICIALS: 1881-Sheriff Vacancy, George Abbott, Ezra L. Smith, Frank E. Jenkins, Granger Hill, James Atherton, Lansing Sossing, W. L. Bond
TOWNS: 1883-How Mioe Received its Name, Where is Mioe, 1887-Mio Advertising, McKinley Michigan



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