Flora Burt Family Papers ca. 1830s-1960s


Flora Burt Family Papers ca. 1830s-1960s

Family historian; collected materials relating to the Burt family and other related families.

3 linear ft. and 1 oversize folder


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Williams family.

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Burt, Flora, collector.

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Flora Burt was the historian of her family and the collector of original documents and photographs from the various lines within her family tree. From the guide to the Flora Burt Family Papers, ca. 1830s-1960s, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan) ...

Burt, Alvin.

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Burt, William Austin, 1792-1858

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Born in Worcester, Massachusetts, June 13, 1792; received a good education; was for some time an engineer in Erie, New York; came to Michigan, 1822; member of territorial council, 1826-27; settled in Washtenaw County, 1824; engaged in mill-building and local surveying, 1824-33; County surveyor, Macomb Co., 1831-34; Postmaster of Mt. Vernon for 24 years; invented solar compass; surveyed Upper Peninsula 1840-27; discovered 20 beds of iron ore, 1844-46; representative from Macomb County, 1853-1843;...

Burt family.

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Cole family.

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McKinstry, James P.

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Williams, John R., 1782-1854

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Williams was born in Detroit (Mich.) on May 4, 1782. In 1796 he served under Gen. Wilkinson in 1796 at Fort Marsac (Tenn.). In the War of 1812 he served as Captain of the artillery and was taken prisoner when Detroit fell. Later, Williams returned to Detroit, where he opened a general mercantile business. He was prominent in Michigan politics, serving as Delegate from the 1st District to the Constitutuional Convention of 1835; and as Delegate from Wayne Co. to the 2nd Convention of Assent, 1836....

Burt, Solon.

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