History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan

9781232273011: History of Shiawassee and Clinton counties, Michigan
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1880 Excerpt: ... and sixty acres on section 21, was also from Ohio, and a near neighbor of Mr. Shuster, as was William Hughes, who purchased eighty-eight acres north of his land on section 10. At this date there was but one school building erected in the township, located on section 25, very limited educational advantages having been enjoyed by the youth of Rush at an early day. Benjamin WVashburn removed from Ingham County to this township in 1854, and located upon eighty acres on section 12. Curtis Devoe, who came the same year, purchased a farm near him, and the two pioneers materially assisted each other in the early labors of the settler. Mr. Washburn and his family remained one night with Robert Irland, and the following day Mr. Devoe with his team brought their household goods to his own home, where they remaineduntil a house was built. Mr. WVashburn was advanced in years and made little progress. He remained upon the farm until his death in 1869, after which Joseph Hoffman became the owner. One son, Charles C. WVashburn, now resides upon forty acres on section 1. G. Whitfield Drown became a settler soon afterwards upon section 36, where he cleared a farm, and subsequently sold to John R. Bush, who remained for several years and disposed of the property in 1860 to G. WV. Essig, the present occupant. The land is well improved. and embraces one hundred and seventeen acres. Among others who became residents of Rush between the years 1850 and 1855 are WVilliam Berger, who located upon one hundred and twenty acres on section 27; D. S. Center, who purchased seventy-one acres on section 36, and an additional one hundred and twenty on section 22; Patrick and Michael Carmody, each having farms on section 27; Solomon Horn, who owned eighty acres on section 26; John Russell, r...

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