Allen family papers, 1824-1867.

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Allen family. Allen family papers, 1824-1867.

Allen family papers, 1824-1867.

Correspondence of John Allen, founder of Ann Arbor, Michigan, his wife, Ann, and their children, largely concerning family affairs and travels, including journey to California in 1850, and the prospects of settlement in Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois; biographical and genealogical material, including family histories and reminiscences by James Turner Allen; and plat book (1830's) of Ann Arbor containing plats of land purchased by Allen from the United States.

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Allen, James Turner, 1804-1890.

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Woodbridge, William, 1780-1861

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Woodbridge was born in Conn. on Aug. 20, 1780. He served in several high Ohio political positions before moving to Michigan. Woodbridge served as Secretary and Acting Governor of the Territory of Michigan, 1812-1828; Collector of Customs at Detroit, 1814- ; Michigan Territory's first delegate in Congress, 1819-1820; Justice of the Territorial Supreme Court, 1828-1832; Delegate from the 1st District (Detroit) to the Constitutional Convention of 1835; Senator from the 1st District, 1838-1839; Gove...

Allen, John, 1796-1851

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Founder of Ann Arbor, Michigan. From the description of John Allen papers, 1817-1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778560 From the description of John Allen papers, 1817-1848. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34420587 Founder of Ann Arbor, Michigan. Born in Augusta County, Va. on May 17, 1796, John Allen came to Mich. in Jan. 1824. He and E.W. Rumsey were the first settlers of Ann Arbor, named in honor of thei...

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John Allen family of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan. From the description of Allen family papers, 1824-1867. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34419257 ...

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