Genesee County

Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan

Biography of Myron A. Tibbits, M.D. of Linden Michigan

Myron A. Tibbits, a native of Middlesex County, Ontario, born 5 Feb 1850. His father, Nelson Tibbits, was a Vermonter by birth and a farmer by occupation, although he pursued blacksmithing during the early part of his life. After five years spent in the lumber district Dr. Tibbits removed in January, 1883, to Linden Michigan where he enjoyed a large practice. He was married June 5, 1881, to Miss Viola Moon, a native of New York and a daughter of the Rev. Orrin J. Moon, a Vermonter by birth and a minister in the Free Will Baptist Church.

Governor Josiah W. Begole

Biography of Governor Josiah W. Begole

Josiah W. Begole, the present (1883) Governor of Michigan was born in Livingston County, N. Y., Jan. 20, 1815. His ancestors were of French descent, and settled at an early period in the State of Maryland, His grandfather, Capt. Bolles, of that State, was an officer in the American army during the war of the …

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Governor Henry Howland Crapo

Biography of Governor Henry Howland Crapo

Henry Howland Crapo, Governor of Michigan from 1865-1869, was born May 24, 1804, at Dartmouth, Bristol Co., Mass., and died at Flint, Mich., July 22, 1869. He was the eldest son of Jesse and Phoebe (Howland) Crapo. His father was of French descent and was very poor, sustaining his family by cultivation of a farm …

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