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Scanned pictures of people in Colon area St. Joseph Co., MI

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Scanned pictures of people in Colon area St. Joseph Co., MI

Posted: 26 Aug 2004 8:07PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: BAKER, BEERS, EBERHARD, ENGLE, EVERTT, FRYE, GRIMES, HANSONE, HILL, JONES, LOUDENSLAGER, PALMER, PETERS, SIMPSON, STAILEY, STALEY, STAELY, SNOOK, TENNEY, THOMS, YETTER, YEATTER, WAGNER, WATSON
I am working on scanning several old WAGNER albums from Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI. This album belonged to Thomas WAGNER son of Adam Randall son of Wallace H. Son Of Danial B. son of Peter Waggoner son of Daniel Most of the pictures have names on them. Surnames so far include: BAKER, BEERS, EBERHARD, ENGLE, EVERTT, FRYE, GRIMES, HANSONE, HILL, JONES, LOUDENSLAGER, PALMER, PETERS, SIMPSON, STAILEY, STALEY, STAELY, SNOOK, TENNEY, THOMS, YETTER, YEATTER, WAGNER, WATSON
Most are family, some neighbors, co workers and friends.
If you would like to view the albums or help in gathering information on the pictures, please let me know. There are at least 3 old albums and many loose pictures so I would be graful for any and all help that I can get.
I scanned each picture several times, first the whole picture as it was in the album and then several closeup. So far, I know I have,

Red photo album belonging to WAGNER family, Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI

1. Loose picture of Daniel WAGNER's home
2. Picture of his barn.
3 Picture of house as it is today Need address of house.

4. Picture of Front of album

5. This album belonged to Thomas WAGNER son of Adam Randall son of Wallace H. Son Of Danial B. son of Peter Waggoner son of ? Daniel

6. Beulah and Edna BEERS. I was able to find a living relative already for her.
7 Close up of Beulah BEERS born 23 Jun 1875 Hillsdale MI Her relatives said she said she was born in Colon, but they said efidance said elsewhere. LDS site has someone who said Hilsdale) wife of Claude PALMER died Jackson MI Buried Mount Evergreen Jackson, Jackson Co., MI
This picture of Beulah and Edna was the first picture in this album (Wagner Photo Album, Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI) Doesn't seem to be a relative as yet.

8. Close up of Edna BEERS believed born 21 Apr 1880 Branch Co., MI married Yedo G. EVERTT and Guy G.HANSONE died South Bend, , Indiana IGA info
9. Amelia HILL TENNEY
10. Amelia HILL believed daughter of E.R. Ed / Edwin Ruthven HILL and his wife Susan "Susie" V. (Daisy) STAILEY mar unknown TENNEY
ITenney, Amelia Starley..... married, died 8 November 1961, aged 66 years, resided at Colon, daughter of Edward and Susan (Starley) Hill, born at Colon

11. Forestina WAGNER
12. Francina/Forestina "Forest" WAGNER believed born 12 Apr 1860 died 14 Oct 1907 dau of Joshua/Joshaway WAGNER and Mary Ann SNOOK
Forrest married Louis BAKER Of Burr Oak Township, St. Joseph County MI

13. Clara unsure of last name maybe ENGLE
14-17 close ups
Could be this family who were neighbors of WAGNER family in 1880 Census Colon, St. Joseph, Michigan
page 263C

George ENGLE Self M Male W 41 MI Farmer FRA FRA
Roxrilany ENGLE Wife M Female W 22 MI Keeping House MI MI
Clara C. ENGLE Dau S Female W 13 MI At Home MI PRUS
Emma J. ENGLE Dau S Female W 3 MI MI PRUS
Caroline M. ENGLE Dau S Female W 1 MI MI PRUS
18. Susie and Amelia taken at Fowler in Charlotte MI
19. Susan Susie V STAILEY wfie fo E.R. Ed / Edwin HILL holding Amelia HILL
20.-24 close ups

25. Andrew A. STALEY Father
26. Andrew A. STAILEY STALEY STAELY who died in 1900 mar Catherine EBERHARD
27. His wife is believe born 21 Aug 1833 Dacatur Township, Miflin Co PA died 18 Sep 1906 Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI
28.
29. Mother Matie STALEY WAGNER
30. Believed to be MaryTheresa"Matie" STAILEY/STALEY/STAELY b 7 Aug 1870 Madison Township,Branch Co., MI or Sherwood Twp, Branch Co
31. Matie died 11 Apr 1957 Colon, St. Joseph Co MI and is buried Lakeside Cemetery Colon MI She mar Wallace H WAGNER 6 Jun 1894

32. Floyd Rex and John Could be children of Jacob Dayton HAFER and Ida May STAILEY

33-36 close ups

37. Sarah FRYE listed in the St. Joseph Co., Death Index: Frey, Sarah J. ................ 3 .... 157

38. Could be related to Charles Ulysus FRYE and his wife Catherine WAGNER dau of Peter Waggoner and his wife Catherine PETERS
39.-40 close ups

41. Daniel WAGNERs grandsons L to R standing A Randell WAGNER Clifford GRIMES Erwin WAGNER second sitting Elliott THOMS grandfather 246-7 Clifford Grimes
42, John Earl SIMPSON sitting on lap Russell WAGNER
43. close up
44. Adam Randall WAGNER
b 26 Jan 1898 Colon, St. Joseph Co., M d 15 Apr 1985 Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo Co., MI
bur Lakeside Cem. Colon
45. Clifford GRIMES need fathers name ect. not at all sure about who his parents are.

46. Erwin WAGNER I don't know anything about him cla

47. Elliott THOMS I do not know anything about him One of the dauthers must have married a Thoms

48. Danial B. WAGNER b 1846 MI d 29 Jul 1917 Or Died 13 Mar 1887 In Colon, MI bur Lakeside Cemetery, Colon St. Joseph Co., MI

49. John Earl SAMPSON
Who were his parents

50. Russell Wayne WAGNER
b 27 Oct 1900 Colon St. Joseph Co MI
d 29 Jun 1961 Otsego Co Memorial Hospital Gaylord MI
b Lakeside

Danial Wagner 2

1. Katie YEATTER Believed to be Katherine Jan DEAN b About 1870 Colon St Joseph Co MI mar 24 DEC 1889 Centreville St Joseph Co MI Katie married Sydney E YETTER or YEATTER I don't know if they are related to the WAGNER family or friends died 27 September 1960, resided at Woodacre, California buried Lakeside Cem. Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI
4. Sydney E YETTER or YEATTER b About 1867Colon St Joseph Co MI d 30 Dec 1919 MI information from IGI report on LDS web site Found on 1880 Census Colon St Joseph Co MI pg 266A living near YEATTER BENEDICT ULTZ DECKER EBERHARD WARE families died 30 December 1919 buried Lakeside Cem Colon, St. Joseph Co., MI age 52 years, resided at Matteson Township, Branch Co., MI
8. Gramd Mother Leona and Forest
The only Forest I know is Francina or Forestina Forest WAGNER dau of Joshua Joshaway and M SNOOK
9. Gramd Mother Leona. Is this Leona Electa TOMLINSON who married Daniel B. WAGNER? Then who is Forest? Maybe her own daughter, Mary Forestina WAGNER and someone only ment that Leona was a Grandmother, perhaps to the person writing the names in the album????
10. Unknown Leona grandmother of Forrest ???found in Danial WAGNER????
11. Forrest (unknown)
12. Daniel WAGNER He may have had several wifes I don't know who he married besides Mary Jane SNOOK Could it be Leona

13. Daniel B. WAGNER born 1846 disagreement about when he died I think because of there being so many Daniels in the family
14. May have had several wifes
27. Nellie/Nell WAGNER born about 1880 I do not know what GRIMES she married or even if she married a Grimes
30. Clifford GRIMES had atleast two children

37. Sena or Sewa JONES and pupils Might have married unknown Everett or Evertt as we have another picture of her with that name too.

42. Mona WATSON and pupils
43-45 close ups of Mona, also learned, by accident, how to "flip" a picture.

Danial Wagner 3
1. Unknown family group picture
2. Unknown family group picture
3. Close up of boy
4. Close up of boy
5. Reminds me of Clifford Grimes
6. -7 Close up of mother
8-9 Closeup of father

10. E R HILL and Amelia
11-12 Closeups of above
13. Edwin Ruthven HILL b 21 May 1834 Ostelic Chenango Co NY d 19 May 1909 Resided At Colon MI
14. Amelia Staley HILL born about 1895 died 8 Nov 1961 She married unknown TENNEY
15. Unknown woman
16. Unknown woman closeup
17. Unknown man
18. Unknown man closeup
19-20. Unknown man closeup
21. Wallace H WAGNER 21 yrs old
22. Wallace Hall WAGNER son of Daniel B. and Leona
b 21 Jul 1868 Colon St. Joseph Co MI
d 26 Apr 1940 Colon St Joseph Co MI

23. Mary WAGNER STALEY about 20 yrs old
24. Mary Theresa Matie STAILEY STAELY STALEY d of Andrew and Catherine b 7 Aug 1870 Madison Twp Branch Co. MI d 11 Apr 1957
25. Ed HILL family Susan STALEY HILL baby Ed Amelia father Ed
26. Close up
27. Susan Susie V Daisy STAILEY or STALEY b 9 Jan 1864 Sherwood Twp Branch Co MI
d 26 Mar 1957 maybe Colon MI m 9 May 1894
28. Edwin Ruthven Jr John b 19 Sep 1901Colon St Joseph Co MI d 17 May 1964 Iowa City Ia
m Virginia BLUE Jul 1930 Detroit MI
29. Amelia Staley HILL b About 1895 d 8 Nov 1961 m unknown TENNEY
30. Edwin Ruthven HILL son of Elisha HILL And Maria COOLEY
b 21 May 1834 Ostelic Chenango Co.NY
d 19 May 1909 Resided At Colon
31. Susan STALEY
32. Susan Susie V Daisy STAILEY or STALEY b 9 Jan 1864 Sherwood Twp Branch Co MI
d 26 Mar 1957 maybe Colon MI m 9 May 1894 Edwin Ruthven HILL
33. Close up of Susan Susie V Daisy STAILEY or STALEY who married Edwin Ruthven HILL
34. Sewa JONES EVERETT
35, Sewa JONES EVERETT
36. Sewa JONES EVERETT
37. Clifford GRIMES school boy with books
38. believed to be
Clifford GRIMES son of Eugene GRIMES and Helen Gladys WAGNER
39. I am unsure if I have the Correct Parents but he had two daughters by 1918
40. Closeup
41. Floyd HAFER
42. Close up of Floyd Stailey HAFER SON OF Jacob Dayton HAFER and his wife Ida May STAILEY
43. Floyd Stailey HAFER
b 26 Jun 188421 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d Dec 1913 buried CRYSTAL Cem Crystal Twp Montcalm Co MI
44. Close up
45. Uncle Arley and Aunt Daisy LOUDENSLAGER
46.Close up of writting: Uncle Arley and Aunt Daisy LOUDENSLAGER (Modern picture ?1950's)
47. Above picture without the tape
48.Closeup Mrs Arley LOUDENSLAGER Daisy
49. Closeup Arley LOUDENSLAGER (Not sure how related)

Danial Wagner 4
1 A Randall and Rusell WAGNER
2 Adam Randall WAGNER 1898 To 1985
Russell Wayne WAGNER 1900 to 1961
Children of Wallace Hall WAGNER and Mary Theresa STALEY
3 Adam Randall WAGNER and his brother Russell Wayne WAGNER from Colon St Joseph Co MI
4 Adam Randall WAGNER
b 26 Jan 1898 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d 15 Apr 1985 Kalamazoo Kalamazoo Co MI
m 1st S Amelia LOUDENSLAGER m 2nd
5 Russell Wayne WAGNER
b 27 Oct 1900 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d 29 Jun 1961 Otsego Co Memorial Hospital Gaylord MI
m 1st Viola SN
6 Ed HOWET and Wal WAGNER
7 Ed HOWET and Wal WAGNER
8 Ed HOWET Likely around Colon St Joseph Co MI
9 Wallace Hall WAGNER
b 21 Jul 1868 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d 26 Apr 1940 same
m Mary Theresa Matie STAILEY STAELY STALEY
10 Dad Wallace when a baby
11 Wallace Hall WAGNER
b 21 Jul 1868 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d 26 Apr 1940 same
m Mary Theresa Matie STAILEY STAELY STALEY
12 Wallace Hall WAGNER
b 21 Jul 1868 Colon St Joseph Co MI
d 26 Apr 1940 same
m Mary Theresa Matie STAILEY STAELY STALEY
13 Wallace Hall WAGNER
b 21 Jul 1868 Colon St Joseph Co MI son of Daniel B WAGNER and Leona Electa TOMLINSON

14 Ida and Dealia taken at G Whipple Valparaiso, Ind
15 Ida taken at G Whipple Valparaiso, Ind
16 Ida May STAILEY married Jacob Dayton HAFER
17 Likely Ida May STAILEY dau of Andrew A STALEY and Catherine EBERHARD
b 21 Jun 1858 Bronson Branch Co MI
d 23 Dec 1921 Resides In Stanton, MI Crystal Cem. Montcalm Co., MI
18 Dealia taken at G Whipple Valparaiso, Ind
19 Dealia STAILEY or STALEY married William B TOMLINSON
20 Likely Adelia Delia Deeli Esstella F dau of Andrew A STALEY and Catherine EBERHARD
b 28 Feb 1860 Bronson Branch Co MI
21 Back of 1918 post card with list of people in picture
22 Wallace Wagner 1918 names written on of post card back left to right Hard to know about where the two woman in front come in. I'm not sure if I have the in the right order.

23 Wallace WAGNER
24 Mary Theressa probly his wife Mary Theresa Matie STAILEY STAELY or STALEY
25 Elliot THOMS
26 Marie THOMS holding baby
27 Mrs Clifford GRIMES
Eugene GRIMES
28 Might be Leoa WAGNER I might have the order mixed up starting with this lady
29 Unsure of which person is which this could be Genny THOMS The young man is not named, could be Clifford Grimes.
30 Nellie GRIMES Aunt Forrest Grimes
31 Not sure if I have in right order, two ladies
32-35 Closeups of Clifford Grimes daughters
36 family dog
Thank you for your time and help. Carole Alden in Mi. Center, MI. I post on Rootsweb message boards for St. Joseph, Calhoun Co., and Jackson Co., MI. I have already posted all the obituaries that where in the family Bible, but I'm still finding more. :>)






















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