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Daniel Penfield "D. P." Aldrich
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Birth: 1824
Penfield
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 9, 1896
Ionia County
Michigan, USA

Husband of Melissa Thomas, son of Arcturus Aldrich and Catharine (Artlip) Aldrich. Father of Laura J. (Aldrich) Patrick and Amanda A. (Aldrich) Heater.

History of Ionia and Montcalm Counties 1881, pg 183,185-186:
-1855, D. P. Aldrich bought land on Section 17, to which he moved in 1856.

D. P. Aldrich is listed as Justice of the Peace in Berlin Twp in 1867,1875, and 1879.

-Director of Schools in Berlin twp. 1880 for Dist. 10, and Township Supervisor 1877-1880.

James Udell [Udall] on Section 18 of Berlin Twp. abt 1853-54. D. P. Aldrich purchased land in Sec. 17 in 1855, Alanson Youngs was on Sec 17 in 1854, while Isaac Austin was on Sec. 16 , to which Wm Sible also came in 1857. John W. Young settled in 1837.

History of Ionia and Montcalm Counties 1881, pg 183,185-186: 1855, D. P. Aldrich bought land on Section 17, to which he moved in 1856. D. P. Aldrich is listed as Justice of the Peace in Berlin Twp in 1867,1875, and 1879. He is listed as the Director of Schools in Berlin twp. 1880 for Dist. 10, and Township Supervisor 1877-1880.

Ionia Sentinal:
Jan 16, 1896 (pg. 1)
"Penfield Aldrich, an old and respected citizen laid to his final resting place by the Masons last Sunday morning"

Obituaries and Death Notices from the
Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society Collections
Volume 27 (1897) pages 95-97
Name: Aldrich, Daniel P.
Place of Death: Saranac
Date of Death: January 11, 1896
Age: 71
Remarks: One of the first residents of Saranac.
[Note: Date given must be burial date. Death record in Ionia lists death on January 9. CS.] 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Arcturus Aldrich (1796 - 1866)
  Catharine Artlip Aldrich (1798 - 1886)
 
 Spouses:
  Melissa Thomas Aldrich (1821 - 1876)*
  Caroline A. Beard Aldrich (1838 - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Laura Jane Aldrich Patrick (1845 - 1912)*
 
 Siblings:
  Daniel Penfield Aldrich (1824 - 1896)
  Harriet Aldrich Youngs (1828 - ____)*
  Diantha M Aldrich (1828 - 1854)*
  Hannah C Aldrich Clark (1832 - 1866)*
  Leonard Lorenzo Aldrich (1835 - 1862)*
  Mary J Aldrich Sible (1837 - 1909)*
  Julia A. Aldrich Rogers (1841 - 1918)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Cemetery transcript lists him 71yrs.
 
Burial:
Saranac Cemetery
Saranac
Ionia County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Lot 302
 
Maintained by: C Stanley
Originally Created by: Mike Cooper
Record added: Feb 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33666039
Daniel Penfield D. P. Aldrich
Added by: Laura Plummer Ranville
 
Daniel Penfield D. P. Aldrich
Added by: Laura Plummer Ranville
 
 
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