Howell Area Archives Digital Archive

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  • HCDL-bd-The-Road-You-Live-On_m.jpg

    You might be surprised at the history of your road in Livingston County, Michigan. Roads mentioned Byron Road, Chilson Road, Highland Road (M-59), Jewell Road, Kellogg Road, Lamoreaux Road, Mason Road, Musson Road, and Tooley Road. (HCDL-bd-The-Road-You-Live-On_m.mp4)
  • HCDL-bd-Saluting-our-Veterans-Veterans-Day-2020_m.jpg

    Each year we honor our Veterans around Veterans Day with a Livingston County, Michigan connection, their portraits are displayed in the Howell Carnegie District Library, Howell, Michigan. For those who cannot visit locally, it is our pleasure to honor them here. (HCDL-bd-Saluting-our-Veterans-Veterans-Day-2020_m)
  • HCDL-bd-Grace-H-Fred-Gertrude-Katherine-Grieve_u.jpg

    Children of Henry Dudley and Phoebe (Hemingway) Grieve

    Left to Right:
    Grace Henrietta Grieve 1862-1935, Frederick Marshall Grieve 1874-1964, Katherine Gertrude Grieve 1881-1956
  • HCDL-bd-Phoebe-Hemingway-Grieve_u.jpg

    Phoebe Hemingway (1839-1927) married Henry Dudley Grieve (1838-1915). They lived most of their lives as farmers in Unadilla Township, Michigan.

    Children of Henry Dudley and Phoebe (Hemingway) Grieve:
    • Grace Henrietta Grieve (1862-1935)
    • Frederick Marshall Grieve (1874-1964)
    • Katherine Gertrude (1881-1956)
  • HCDL-bd-Harriet-Armstrong-Grieve_u.jpg

    Harriet (Armstrong McPherson) Grieve (1808-1887) married James Grieve (1796-1845) and were early settlers in Putnam Township, Livingston County,Michigan purchased land from federal government in 1835-1837. They had five children as follows: 
  • HCDL-bd-Katherine-Grieve_u.jpg

    Katherine "Kittie" Grieve (1836-1880) never married. She was a well-loved teacher in Livingston County, Michigan for many years.
  • HCDL-bd-Henry-Dudley-Grieve_u.jpg

    Henry Dudley Grieve (1838-1915) was the only son of James and Harriet Grieve. He married Phoebe Hemingway (1839-1927). They lived most of their lives as farmers in Unadilla Township, Michigan.

    Children of Henry Dudley and Phoebe (Hemingway) Grieve:
    • Grace Henrietta Grieve (1862-1935)
    • Frederick Marshall Grieve (1874-1964)
    • Katherine Gertrude (1881-1956)
  • HCDL-bd-Sylvester-Topping_u.jpg

    Harriet Grieve (1845-1933) married Sylvester Topping (1848-1931). He ran a general store and sawmill in Plainfield. The sawmill went up in flames one day, which was the first fire the town's new fire engine was put to use on. They owned a large house in Plainfield. Sylvester tragically committed suicide, hanging himself in the barn in February 1932. For many years he was the local postmaster. Also organist for the church choir.
  • HCDL-bd-Harriet-Charlotte-Grieve_u.jpg

    Harriet Grieve (1845-1933) married Sylvester Topping (1848-1931). He ran a general store and sawmill in Plainfield, Michigan. The sawmill went up in flames one day, which was the first fire the town's new fire engine was put to use on. They owned a large house in Plainfield, Michigan. Sylvester tragically committed suicide, hanging himself in the barn in February 1932. For many years he was the local postmaster. Also organist for the church choir.
  • HCDL-bd-Edwin-Chipman_u.jpg

    Mary Grieve (1842-1900) married Edwin Chipman (1846-1916). They lived in Gregory, Livingston County, Michigan. Edwin and son Ralph had a shop where thy made crates. Ed was tall and slender with a very lovely personality; died of cancer.
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