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From: "RICHARD L HERRICK" <>
Subject: Re: Newspaper Names
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 23:00:08 -0400
Based on Ron Eason's reply I would go with Romeo, MI. My 2nd
great-grandmother was a Civil War widow living in Dryden Township, Lapeer
County, [Almont township abuts Dryden Township on the East]. She went to
Romeo for some of the legal paper work she had to put together to get
support payments for her minor children as minor survivors from the U. S.
Government. Her husband died in a field hospital near Atlanta, GA during
October 1864. He volunteered for an Infantry Company in March of 1864 for a
six months pay bonus up front and left 10 children at home with her, six
While at the Lapeer Library did you check the Cemetery book for Lapeer
Did you check the Probate Court in Lapeer for his Will or Estate Inventory
if he died Intestate? They may even have a death certificate for him.
Just some thoughts from a former resident of Lapeer who conducted research
there some 20 or 25 years ago.
Richard Leon Herrick
----- Original Message -----
From: "Snowbird" <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 15, 2001 9:06 PM
Subject: Newspaper Names
> Hi Everyone:
> My gg grandfather died in Almont, Lapeer County, in 1884. I have looked
> the microfilm of the Lapeer newspaper located in the library in the City
> Lapeer and could not find his obit.
> Since Almont is located near the borders of Lapeer and Macomb Counties and
> Lapeer and St. Clair Counties, it is possible that an obit may be in a
> newspaper in Macomb and/or St. Clair Counties. Not being familiar with
> either county, can someone suggest where I might look for the obit.
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