Berrien County
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Ahere family Oronoko Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Angolin Royalton Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Anstiss family Berrien County Written and Submitted By Brett Thomas Hardesty
Bachman, Ernest Carl August
Three Oaks
Ernest A. Bachman Jr.
Baldwin, William & Janettie
Lake Township
Annonymous
Beall family of teachers
Berrien County
Contributed by Carol Leth Stone
Becht, William Watervliet Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Bedunah, Hosea family Niles & Benton Harbor Constructed by Deanna Branson West
Bracket, Joseph John
Benton Harbor
Contributed by William Brackett
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Brackett family Pipestone & Benton Twps.

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Brant family Bainbridge Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Brickell notes Niles area and Cass Co., MI contributed by webmaster Deanna West
Briney family Royalton Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Bryant, Lewis
Niles and Buchanan
Contributed by: William Brackett
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Bryant, Nathan
Niles
Contributed by: William Brackett
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Colvin Family
Buchanan Twsp.
Contibuted by Nancy Heib
Corey family various Berrien Twps

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Cottrell, George Birdwell Buchanan Mark Cottrell at - mountainman@wctatel.net
Crandall, Kidder
Royalton
Michele Thompson
Creitzer family Oronoko Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Crosby, Hale Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Cuthbert family Niles Township

Contributed by: William Brackett
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Dalenburg, Cornelius Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Denslow, Frank Eugene
Benton Harbor
Denny Denslow
Dewey, Jerusha Stevensville Wed MELANCTHON MARSH,
Contributed by: Deborah (Debby) Dewey, Williamsburg, Virginia
Dumond, Joseph Hastings
Benton Harbor
Dyer, William H And Family
Niles
Eckelbarger various twps Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Everhart, Elizabeth married Raver-Crietzer
Oronoko Township
Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Fancher, Jonathan Waterbury
Buchanan
Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Ferry, Charles T. Oronoko Township Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Fish, John Herschel
Royalton Township
Contibuted by Herbert W. Fish
French, Titus
Buchanan
Rebecca Siciliano
Getterson, Charles G.
Sodus Township
Contibuted by Bob Krampetz includes information on Charles's wife, Therese Krampitz.
Gonder, Evart Leo Niles Contributed by: Jim Hofstra of Jenison, Michigan
Gow Family Tree Galien area Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Hambrick Family Tree Three Oaks Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Hammontree, Lois Isabelle (Word Doc.)
Saint Joseph
Harner, John - family Lake & Oronoko Twps Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Hauch family Benton Twp Contributed by William Brackett at: brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Hauser, Joseph
St. Joseph
Contributed by Patricia Jean Clark
Helkie, Dr. William L. Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Henspeter various twps Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Hinish, David
Oronoko Township
Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Holden, Jonas H Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Jackson, John Charles Benton Harbor Submitted By Bob Wilsom Beaufort, SC
Jackson, John C. Benton Harbor/St. Joseph Submitted By Bob Wilsom Beaufort, SC
Keefer, Peter
Galien
Submitted by:  William Brackett
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Knott, Christopher aka Kristof Niles, Michigan Submitted by Robert Lung & Deanna West
Ludlow
Benton Harbor
Submitted by Deanna West
Lucker St. Joseph Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Mensinger New Troy Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Orlasky Benton Harbor/St. Joseph also spelled as:- Orlosky, Orlaskey, Orloskey, Orlaski, Orloski, Orlaske, Orlaskee, Orlaskie, Orlsky, Orlaska
Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Paddock New Buffalo & Three Oaksfrom Richard Paddock with many of the Paddock decendents settling in Berrien County and Galena Twp
of  La Porte County, Indiana
Parketon, Sydney R Oronoko Township Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Patzkowsky St. Joseph Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Phillips, Richard
New Buffalo
Contributed by William Brackett
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Pinnell, Francis R. and Ancestors Berrien Contributed by Debbie Weibel
and updated by Deanna West
Pinnell, Samuel Berrien Contributed by: Debbie Weibel
weibel@ameritech.net
Powell various Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Quick   Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Raber/Raver   Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Riggin, David Berrien Contributed by: Brett Hardesty
Riggs, Thomas Berrien Contributed by: Brett Hardesty
Rush, John B Berrien Co. 1880 Berrien County History
contributed by: David Grinnell
Sauerbier Royalton Township Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Schlacht/Schlack New Troy Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Niles Sandra Shaw/Schoch Hartwick, Pinconning, MI
Sherwood Alva Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Snyder, Family New Buffalo Betty Tripp
Snyder, John W Berrien Nancy Thompson
Snyder, Henry Albert Berrien Nancy Thompson
Spooner, Allen Lorenzo And Family St. Joseph/Benton Harbor
Stevens, George L Three Oaks 1906 A Twentieth Century History of Berrien County Michigan - contributed by: Sue Langley
Strunk, Karl Martin
Benton Harbor
Contibuted by J C Carlson
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Surch Lincoln Township: Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Swem, Daniel Galien Township Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Swink Bertrand Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Templeton, James Roy
Benton Harbor
Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Tiefenbach Family Berrien Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Tudor, Samuel
Oronoko Township
Annonymous
Upson various Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
VanNess, William
Niles
Charles Clemens
Warren, E. K. 1847 - 1919 obituary E. K. Warren - biography of life in obit.
Appeared in the Three Oaks
Acorn
Sue Langley
North Fork, Ca
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Wollam, James Charles
Berrien Springs
Dorothy Dammon
Wooldridge Hagar
& Benton Harbor area
Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Zielke Buchanan Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com
Zordel St. Joseph Contributed by: William Brackett brackettwilliam@yahoo.com

 

 

Updated 17 Dec 2013 by William Brackett

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