HUGH McKENZIE is a genial Scotchman from Nairnshire, where he was born July 28, 1813, and lived with his parents,
Robert and Ann (Sinclaire) McKenzie, until 1832, when with his brother Robert he came to the Uniten States. After
one year in Rochester, N. Y., he came to Detroit, and purchasing land of the Government settled on section 23 in
Exeter township, and voted at the first election in Ash township. After living in Exeter, Ash and Monroe for about
twenty years, he located on section 25 in Ash township, where he has lived ever sInce. December 16, 1835, he married
Ellza, daughter of Richard and Johanna (Bragton) Heritage, a native of Worcestershire, England, whose parents came
to Monroe county in 1834. Their children are: Amelia, born January 1, 1837; Robert, October 1, 1839; Clark H. B.,
August 20, 1841; John J., born January 12, 1844, died September 24, 1845; Caroline, February 3, 1846; Eliza Ann,
August 26, 1850; Charles Hugh, July 10, 1854; Emma Elizabeth, born September 29, 1858, died September 24, 1861.
By occupation Mr. McKenzie is a farmer and carpenter. For ten years he was highway commissioner, treasurer for
two years, while for twenty four years he has held the office of justice of the peace in Exeter and Ash.
History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.
Monroe County, Michigan Biographies
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