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Grand Rapids in 1856

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Maybury Photo Essay Bibliography and End Notes

by Shirley M. De Boer


“American Memory,” Library of Congress, http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Bates, Samuel P., History of Erie County, Pennsylvania (Chicago: Warner Beers & Co., 1884)

“Daughters of the American Revolution” [DAR], Michigan Chapter 4052, Descendant listings, Maybele [Mabel] B. Maybury #66703, Margaret (Maybury) Everhart #66704 online, http://services.dar.org

Dilley, Thomas R., The Art of Memory (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014).

Fisher, Ernest B., editor. Grand Rapids and Kent County, Michigan. 2 volumes. [no place]: Robert O. Law Company, 1918.

Grand Rapids Press & Grand Rapids Herald, Michigan, Microduplication, Grand Rapids Public Library.

Grand Rapids Public Schools, “Report of Committee on Teachers 1903-1904”, p.150, Images online https://books.google.com

Inclenrock, Barbara Jane (Phillips), Grand Rapids, Michigan.

“Michigan Federal Census, population schedules” Digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com

“Michigan, Grand Rapids Newspaper Archives, 1893-1995”, Grand Rapids Press & Grand Rapids Herald, images online, http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk

Michigan, Kent County Clerk’s Office, Grand Rapids. Marriage and death indices and records.

“Michigan State Census 1884 & 1894” Images online, http://seekingmichigan.org/discover/state-census-1884-1894

Morthland, Dave, Indiana Limestone Institute.

“New York Federal Census, population schedules”. Digital images, Ancestry.com http://www.ancestry.com

“New York State Census” Images online, Database. https://familysearch.org

Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Computer printed records, Block I, Lot 29, Maybury family, supplied by Trudy Anderson, administrator of Grand Rapids cemeteries. 2013

Perez, Marjory Allen, Certified Genealogist (CGSM), Lyons, New York

“Public Member Trees.” Database. Ancestry.com http://trees.ancestry.com

Schirado, Bobbi, Sparta, Michigan

Scoville, Tabitha, Assistant Director, Cortland County Historical Society, New York.

Teacher’s Institute, Cortland, New York http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nycortla/teacher.htm

“The Cortland Standard,” Cortland County, New York. Digital Images. www.fultonhistory.com : 1909.

“United States City Directories, 1821-1989” Digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com

United States, National Archives, Record Group 15, invalid pension papers, app #1,253,976, cert #1,041,582, File #C-2,538,922; Frank J [I] Maybury

“Wisconsin Federal Census, population schedules”, Digital images, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com

“Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense”, World War, I cards, Collection 174. Special Collections, Grand Rapids (Michigan) Public Library


End Notes


There is a family reunion photo online of Frank and his eight siblings, taken at the old homestead in Solon on 30 October 1889. The photo is located at <Ancestry.com> which is available free at the Grand Rapids Public Library, 4th floor, and in many other libraries. Following are instructions: In “Search”   1) enter [first name] Charlotte and [last name] Maybury, 2) [place] Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, 3) [birth] 1833  4) Then go down to (spouse) and enter [first name] John David and [Last] Lewis, 5) Enter female below and click search in the orange box below. When the photo comes up, to enlarge it, double click. Frank is in the back row on the far right, next to his sister Charlotte.


Go to: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/

Search engine: Enter Corry, Pennsylvania

Click on third item: “Birdseye view of the City of Corry, 1870.”

Instructions are at the top of the screen.


Thomas R. Dilley in his excellent book The Art of Memory (Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 2014), says, “As is true of any artistic or architectural endeavor, the appearance of a cemetery monument often provides a sometimes subtle reflection of what was important to its creator or patron. Further, in the case of cemetery art, the work constitutes a message for succeeding generations about the views of life, death, and the afterlife held by local residents.” While the entire presentation (pages 117-243) is exceptional reading, see especially pages 138-141 entitled “The Treestone.”

Shirley M. De Boer CGSM

CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic evaluations by the Board. http://www.BCGcertification.org/


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