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  Isaac Bates History
Bates was born in New York July 12, 1835, and was the fourth in a family of six children, three sons and three daughters, born to Jairus and Zarina S. (Phelps) Bates.
Bates engaged in farming in Michigan, and in 1882 he visited South Dakota and homesteaded the northeast quarter of section 13, township 121, range 60, and in 1883 returned to his homestead and "bached it" during that and the summer of 1884, then rented the place during 1885.
Bates was a daughter of Horace H. Adams, and was born and raised in Michigan.
members.aol.com /sunny2345/genealogy/issacbates.html   (784 words)

 Acme Township, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Acme Township is a civil township of Grand Traverse County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
As of the 2000 census, the township population was 4,332.
In the township the population was spread out with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Acme_Township,_Michigan   (456 words)

 Warrington Township
The Warrington Township Historic Commission is planning to publish a booklet containing an update on the history of the township.
Warrington Township was the last part of Central Bucks County to be organized; in September of 1734 a court ordered that the lands above the adjoining to Warminster Township shall be a township and be called Warrington.
It is still an integral part of the township with active farm functions including dairy cows, crops of corn and wheat as well as diversification to meet the needs of changing economy.
www.warringtontownship.org /history.shtml   (3009 words)

 Manistee County, MI Township Histories - from 1899 newspaper
The township of Onekama was erected in the fall of 1866.
The present township officers are: Supervisor, Joseph Werie; treasurer, W.W. Davis; clerk, George Upton; highway commissioner, Ed Solomon; justices of the peace, J.D. Padden and Charles A. Conklin.
This township is situated in the northwest corner of the county, embraces about twenty square miles, and has a coast line of six miles.
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 Bates Township, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bates Township is a civil township of Iron County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,021.
In the township the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 27.4% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bates_Township,_Michigan   (369 words)

Bates was born 2 April 1812 and died in 1884.
Bates settled in Guernsey County on Bates Branch: had moved from Pennsylvania and was known as a bear hunter.
ISAAC BATES was born in 1829 in Sarahsville, Noble County, Ohio.
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The portion of the school district in Brownstown Township (most of which is now the City of Woodhaven) remained the Brownstown #10 School District.
Bates was born on January 15, 1886 to Giles and Evelyn Bates in Monguagon Township on Bates Farm on West Road.
Bates served as Justice of the Peace for Monguagon Township, Treasurer of Monguagon Township, Councilman for the Village of Trenton, and President of the Village Council.
warrior.woodhaven.k12.mi.us /bates.htm   (493 words)

A meeting of the Comstock Charter Township Zoning Board of Appeals was held on Tuesday, March 25, 2003, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
The Township Attorney indicated that if either of the two applicants scheduled to come before the Board at this meeting requested that his or her matter be so tabled, this would be the appropriate time to make that request.
The Township Attorney referred the Board to its minutes held on April 24, 2001, at which the Board had considered a similar request from the same applicant with respect to the establishment of a reader board sign at the McDonald’s restaurant at 10280 Miller Drive.
www.comstockmi.com /ZBA03-23-03Minutes.htm   (1173 words)

 Bates College Winter 2000 Alumni Magazine: Obituaries
Donald was a former member of the Aroostook County Bates Club, was on the boards of Houlton Water Co., the finance committee of the Regional Hospital, and the County Bankers Assn. He served as treasurer of the Unitarian Church and was past president of Lions Club.
Class secretary from 1965 to 1969, she was a member of Boston Bates Alumnae Club, a volunteer for the Bates Campaign 1992-96, and was past president of the Lowell College Club.
Moreover, Bates does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, age, or disability in the recruitment and admission of students, in the administration of its educational policies and programs, or in the recruitment and employment of its faculty and staff.
abacus.bates.edu /pubs/mag/00-Winter/obits.html   (11857 words)

 Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society
Emerson R. Boyles was born in Chester Township, Michigan, on June 29, 1881.
He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1903, and was admitted to the Bar at the age of 21.
Boyles was appointed to the Michigan Supreme Court to succeed Justice William W. Potter in 1940 and continued his service until 1956.
www.micourthistory.org /resources/erboyles.php   (337 words)

 Education, Brownstown Township, Michigan (MI)
Brownstown Township residents may have a lot in common, but there is one thing that separates them: the school districts their children or grandchildren attend.
A tremendous amount of building in the township starting in the late 1980s meant many new families for Brownstown, and many new students for the school system.
Change is a common theme throughout the Brownstown Township, and it's certainly the case throughout the Gibraltar School District.
www.brownstown-mi.org /Community/Education.html   (988 words)

 MDOT - Chicagon Mine Rd. / Chicagon Creek   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The bridge is comprised of a single 25-foot, concrete slab span, supported by concrete abutments with angled concrete wingwalls.
Before the standardization of bridge design by the state highway department, county and township road commissions were individually responsible for local bridge design and construction.
Most of the vehicular structures built during this period employed either steel truss or timber stringer superstructures; concrete spans, generally restricted to urban areas, were seldom built at rural crossings.
www.michigan.gov /mdot/0,1607,7-151-9609-29537--,00.html   (253 words)

 Lenox Township
The principal stream in Lenox is Salt River, which runs due south through the eastern part of the township, affording motive-power for several mills along its course; next in importance comes Deer Creek and some of its minor tributaries, which afford water for agricultural and other purposes.
The original settlers of the township were men of sterling worth, of great enterprise and of untiring industry.
Dryer thinks the whole township business was done for several years for $100 per year, or less, and his charges as Clerk did not exceed $10.
www.macomb.lib.mi.us /mountclemens/lenox.htm   (702 words)

 Acme Township Business Community Links
Acme Township is a community that offers residents and visitors an array of goods and services.
These listings are provided by the township free of charge as a service to our business community, citizens and visitors.
If you are a business located in Acme Township that is not currently listed but would like to be, click here to send us your listing.
www.acmetownship.org /Business.htm   (892 words)

 Lexington, Michigan History
With the assistance of Miss Blanche Bates the books were placed in order and on January 17, 1903, at a public reception the three sisters presented the splendid gift to the village and the Atheneum Society as a memorial to their father.
He practiced law at Newberry, Michigan, and served as prosecuting attorney of Luce County from 1901-1913, and as judge of the eleventh judicial circuit from 1913-1928.
He was appointed a justice of the supreme court of Michigan, February, 1928, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Justice Flannigan, and at the general election November 6, 1928, was elected to fill the unexpired term.
www.usgennet.org /usa/mi/county/sanilac/lexington_michigan_history.htm   (13562 words)

 The American Spectator
Hard choices face Michigan, and union wage & benefits premised labor is losing to "right to work" states without the regulatory labyrinth of city, county, and township ordinances backed by big labor's past negotiations.
Michigan's economy has not adapted but rather, has scared off entrepreneurs and established businesses seeking to hire proud and hard working Michigan residents who could do the work, if the state, the municipalities, and big labor would get out of the way.
For Michigan to prosper again…quickly, they are the first ones that need to be kicked to the curb.
www.spectator.org /dsp_article.asp?art_id=10496   (1866 words)

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Records: Records for this cemetery are kept on file with the Township Clerk.
Deeds were checked prior to going to the cemetery to read the headstones, but the information here is primarily taken from the actual existing tombstones.
In 1887 the Bates Township Cemetery was founded when 2/3 of an acre of land was purchased from Pete Carlson.
www.rootsweb.com /~miiron/Bates_Cemetery.htm   (170 words)

 Industrial Agriculture: Local Edition focused on Michigan: Potential Hazards to Health, Environment, Economy, and ...
Both departments try to make the local citizens feel like they are to blame because they had agricultural zones in their ordinances.
Of course, we have agricultural zones in Michigan since we raise a great deal of the nation's fruit and vegetables.
Michigan has levied no fines, no penalties -- none -- for any of these violations.
www.mythinglinks.org /FactoryFarms_Michigan.html   (1657 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Bates
Son of Thomas Fleming Bates and Caroline (Woodson) Bates; married 1819 to Nancy Ball; brother of Edward Bates.
Bates, Gardner — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass.
U.S. District Attorney for Michigan, 1841-45, 1850-52; candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1848.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/bates.html   (1142 words)

 Jazz Band, Voices LMC and Concert Choir Featured in the Lake Michigan College Fine Arts Concert
The Alfred Burt Carols are a collection of carols that resulted when Alfred Burt, a young jazz musician, collaborated with Wihla Hutson and his father the Reverend Bates G. Burt between 1943 and 1954 in the creation of original carols which were then sent to friends as Christmas cards.
The LMC Mendel Center is located on LMC's Napier Avenue Campus in Benton Township, one mile east of interstate I-94 at exit 30.
Tickets for the concert are $7 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens.
www.lakemichigancollege.edu /news/2003/112003-Fine_Arts_Concert.html   (368 words)

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Last Modified: 3/10/2005 8:42:18 AM BATES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A man cooking in his kitchen was shot after one of his cats knocked his 9mm handgun onto the floor, discharging the weapon, Michigan State Police said.
Joseph Stanton, 29, of Bates Township in Iron County, was shot in his lower torso around 6 p.m.
State police said he was cooking at his stove when the cat knocked the loaded gun off the kitchen counter behind him.
www.11alive.com /news/news_article.aspx?storyid=60094   (152 words)

 Salary Database
Resulting compensation information is made available to all of the 6,500 elected township officials across the state.
The data is used to provide townships with a comparable measure on which to base compensation and benefit packages.
It is hopeful that in the future MTA will be able to provide this information here on the website allowing township elected officials the opportunity to do their own inquires.
www.michigantownships.org /salarydb.asp   (350 words)

 Village Profile Presents - Iron County, MI
District 2 takes in Bates Township, the northern half of Iron River City, precincts 1 and 2.
There also are Township governments in place with a Supervisor, Clerk, Treasurer, two Trustees and a Board of Review in the Townships of Bates, Crystal Falls, Hematite, Iron River, Mansfield, Mastodon and Stambaugh.
Law Enforcement services are provided by the Sheriff’s Department, the Michigan State Police, the Department of Natural Resources, the Caspian Police Department, Crystal Falls Police Department and the Iron River Police Department.
www.villageprofile.com /michigan/ironcounty/11/topic.html   (308 words)

 Your reader (the writer) well remembers the first school ma'am who taught in the township,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Your reader (the writer) well remembers the first school ma'am who taught in the township, Miss Sarah L. Beach, now the honored wife of Mr.
Holcomb, of Fremont, Ind. I have in my mind's eye a picture of the double log house, in one apartment of which she gathered the urchins.
William Beach at the raising dispersed the company, and for a time the work was abandoned, Subsequently the site was changed and a house built of whitewood logs, hewn outside and inside, was erected in School District No. One, the lath for the ceiling being split of oak by Mr.
www.pure-michigan.com /counties/6.php   (355 words)

 Alibris: Township
Starting in the 1860s, the people of Covert, Michigan, broke laws and barriers to attempt what then seemed impossible: to love one's neighbor as oneself.
Brilliantly illustrated, this is a unique record of the renaissance of fl South African art, focusing on the extraordinary flowering of township art in the 1980s.
The photographs in Slatington, Walnutport, and Washington Township show readers what the area looked like from when it was a slate quarrying community through the canal era to the present.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Township   (804 words)

 May 7, 2005 - St. Johns Independent - obituaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Born June 15, 1916 in Bates Township, Michigan, the daughter of Benjamin and Myrtle (Bayenton) Blem.
Wava was born October 22, 1924 in Bannister, Michigan, the daughter of Manley and Florence (Denno) Nixon.
Survivors include, 1 daughter, Amy and Craig Baker of Ashley, Michigan, 1 son, James and Doreen Slavik of Ashley, Michigan, 7 grandchildren Bryce, Wade, Lynnae, Garrett, Zachary and Hannah, Kylie, 1 sister Betty and Al Church of Perry, Michigan, 1 brother Manley and Frances Nixon of Sacramento, California.
www.miserybay.com /sjindy/obits/050507.shtml   (1993 words)

 Bates Family Origins and Migrations: Descendants of Edward Bates of Weymouth, MA
Bates Family Origins and Migrations: Descendants of Edward Bates of Weymouth, MA Origins and Migrations of the BATES Family:
There are several Bates families which settled in colonial Massachusetts during the early 1600's and over the years there has been much confusion about their relationships with one another.
Many members of the family remained in Michigan, although my branch came out West, first to Washington State and then south to California.
freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com /~lsfeist/batesorig.htm   (250 words)

 Sumpter Township - Conference of Western Wayne, Wayne County, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Sumpter Township is a rural community of 11,000 residents in the southwest corner of Wayne County, midway between the urban areas of Ann Arbor and Detroit.
As a bedroom community of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds, the residents take pride in their surroundings of woodlands, wetlands, prairies and agricultural lands.
Roadside stands with fresh farm produce, horseback riding trails at Crosswind Marsh Preserve, a Wayne County park, and abundant wildlife, are all amenities of the "country life" that residents enjoy.
www.c-w-w.org /Communities/SumpterTownship.htm   (101 words)

 Michigan Living - Chelsea/Dexter/Manchester   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The quaint atmosphere and familiarity that residents were so proud of invited trickles of newcomers, but few.
Growth in Dexter, as everywhere in Michigan, was as stagnant as the economy.
It was the same year that John Hansen arrived in Dexter to serve as the high school principal.
www.livingmichigan.com /chdxmn/Overview/OurTown.shtml   (4770 words)

 Bates College | 1934
Daughter Elizabeth is a junior at the Univ. of Michigan and son Mark is a partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm, father of a daughter (10) and boy and girl twins (6)....
Reunion 2002 -- Bates to the Future: Happily goofy or thoughtfully retrospective, alumni reorient themselves to Bates.
On and Off Campus: The emotional range of Commencement 2002 had to accommodate not only the joyous conclusion for 416 seniors, but the sad final act of a Bates tragedy.
www.bates.edu /x26692.xml   (590 words)

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