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Ada (Mich.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Don Farrant Great Lakes History Research Collection

Identifier: Collection 440
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1980; 1770s - 1980s

Schenck family papers

Identifier: Collection 387
Abstract The Schenck family were early settlers and pioneers in Ada Township, Michigan. Jacob Schenck purchased land in Ada Township in 1845, with his father John and brother William following in the next few years. Jacob was a farmer and John and William were primarily carpenters, although they also farmed. The collection includes diaries and account books kept by Jacob Schenck and his son Fred, and by John Schenck. Also included are dockets from Yates County, New York and from Ada Township. The...
Dates: 1828-1945; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1892