Muskegon County, MI, Posted Queries
Muskegon County, MI

Posted Queries for July thru August 1997


Surnames: FARBER

Researcher: Robert E. Bell
Date posted: Tuesday, July 1, 1997
Seeking info for family of Joseph or Anna FARBER of Muskegon County. Sharecroppers at one time in Oceana County in 1903. Any info would be appreciated.

Surnames: STROUP

Researcher: Francis Stroup
Date posted: Tuesday, July 15, 1997
I am looking for inormation on Frederick W. Stroup, he and his wife, Henrietta lived somewhere near or in the town of Trent ca 1880-1885. He belonged to the IOOF Lodge there and served as Grand Master and Secretary during his tenure. Any help on him or his family, who I believe also lived around there at that time, will be greatly appreciated!

Surnames: COHOON

Researcher: Cheryl Gambill
Date posted: Thursday, July 17, 1997
I am lookingfor my great grandfather. His name was George W Cohoon Sr. He was married to Edith Schroeder, had 4 sons and died in Muskegon between 1910 and 1913. Edith was his second wife. We are hoping that his death record will possibly give us his parent's names. Can you help? My name is Cheryl Gambill, my mother's maiden name was Cohoon from Wisconsin. Thank you.

Surnames: COHOON

Researcher: Mike Cohoon
Date posted: Wednesday, July 23, 1997
From Muskegon News Chronicle March 16, 1912: GEORGE COHOON, 57 E. Hamburg Street, Died at Mercy Hospital last night at 10:30 o'clock after an illness of about one year's duration. He was 49 years of age and leaves a wife and four children. Any information is appreciated. Thanks.


Researcher: D. Aldridge
Date posted: Friday, July 25, 1997
VANDE KOPPEL, Henry,b. 5 September 1904 in Muskegon, Michigan, Married Florence Hamlim in 1929 in Gillette. Wyoming. Three children Della Lou b. 1931 Wyoming, Gerald B. b. 1933, and Judy b. 1934. Children sent to a home in Rawlins, Wyoming

Surnames: RUSSELL

Researcher: Hope Farris
Date posted: Wednesday, August 6, 1997
Researching around Muskegon Co.,and vicinity. I am looking for Isreal Adelbert and Joseph Russell. They were brothers and both married Mary Louisa (Arntz) Russell.She had 8 children with Isreal Adelbert Russell and 3 children with Joseph she was born in 1873 Ithica, Michigan and died October 30, 1954 in Muskegon, Michigan. Joseph-I have no dates on him. Isreal Adelbert Russell died in 1911. Thanks, Hope Farris

Surnames: EAKRIGHT

Researcher: Patti Norton
Date posted: Friday, August 8, 1997
Searching for info on the Eakright(with all spelling variations) family from Muskegon County from about 1860 onward. Am especially interested in finding info on George Washington Eakright's service with the Michigan 21st Infantry,Company B in the Civil War.Anyone know where I can get a list of engagements for this company?I have info on this family back to the 1700's and am willing to share. Thanks

Surnames: DORMAN

Researcher: Wayne Williams
Date posted: Sunday, August 10, 1997
I am trying to find the John Dorman family. They settled in Muskegon County in 1867. His wife was Susan and they are buried in Oakwood cemetery there. There were six children. Jane, Margaret, Thomas, Miriam, John and Philip. Thank You.


Researcher: Mike Winkler
Date posted: Sunday, August 17, 1997
I am searching for any info on the brother of my g-g-grandmother. His

Surnames: TIBBITS

Researcher: Patricia Leveille
Date posted: Monday, August 18, 1997
Looking for info. on my grandparents and uncle. TIBBITS, Burton TIBBITS,F.E. TIBBITS ,JAMES, married to Rozella,Brown; they had a daughter TIBBITS Judy

Surnames: KAAS

Researcher: R. Wolfe
Date posted: Friday, August 22, 1997
KAAS F: Micheal/M:unknown KAAS,Gottlieb (b. 21 Apr 1834) and unknown KAAS brother emigrated from Prussia in 1871, initially settled in Coldwater, Branch Co., MI. Gottlieb KAAS married Marie Sophia L. JENNINGS in 1874, settled in Burr Oak, St. Joseph Co., MI. The 1817 obit of Gottlieb mentions "a brother in Muskegon, MI" as a survivor but does not mention his first name. May have possibly worked on the railroad or been a farmer. Would be willing to exchange data on this family!

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