Biography of A. B. Town
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A. B. Town was born Jane 18, 1831, in Lyons, Wayne, Co., N. Y. His father, William Town, was born in 1804, in Connecticut. In 1836 he settled in Oakland county, and eight years after in this tp., where he bought 105 acres on sec. 31. He is still living, at Brigliton, Li.vingston Co. Mr. Town's mother was born in New York, April 25, 1806. He was married Dec. 4, 1855, to Minerva, daughter of Geo. W. and Samantha Teeple, of this tp. (See sketch above.) They have four children, born as follows: William, Sept. 28, 1857; Elbert A., April 28, 1863; Samantha, March 5, 1865, and Jennie B., May 4, 1867. In 1864 Mr. Town bought 80 acres on sec. 33, where he has since lived. He has a new and substantial house, and values his place at $6,000. A mineral spring on the farm has gained considerable notoriety. Mr. Town is a Democrat. P. O., Alaska.


From:
History of Kent County, Michigan
Chas C. Chapman & Company
Chicago 1881.

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