Memories of Mackinaw
is a history of Mackinaw City and the Mackinac Straits. It was compiled by Mackinaw City Woman's Club members, Judy Ranville & Nancy Campbell and published in 1976 by Little Traverse Publishing. Memories of Mackinaw can be purchased from the Mackinaw Area Public Library.

There is no index and the table of contents is fairly limited. I have listed the names of individuals or families that have at least a paragraph of mention or a fairly large photograph, and may have missed some of those. Some of these individuals or families have entire chapters devoted to them. There are hundreds more names with one line mentions. I have included many of them, but don't pretend that this index is complete.

In addition to Mackinaw City, the Mackinac Bridge, ferries & Straits and Fort Michilimackinac, the book discusses nearby portions of Cheboygan and Emmet County including Wawatam Township, Mackinaw Township, Wilderness State Park, Trails End Bay and Cecil Bay.

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Allensworth, Chester               66
Askins, John                       20, 24, 57
Asmus, Mrs. Herbert                66
Astrom, John G.                    66

Barnett, Maribeth                 194
Barnett Vernon D.                 267
Barrett, Launa                    182
Bauers, August                    268
Bauers Ruth                       163, 191, 268
Bell, Ruth                        177
Bennett, Clinton                   36
Berry, Fred                       111
Bieniawski, Father Andrew         172, 268
Black, Judge Fred                  63
Bowmen, Fred                      110
Boynton, Lewis R.                 125
Brown, Leona  (Niles)             226
Brown, Prentis M.                 146
Buehler, Art                      110
Burroughs, Charles                268, 272

Cain, J. B.                        27
Callam, Mrs. Charlie               33
Campbell, Nancy                   194
Campbell, John P.                 101
Campbell, Richard A. "Dick"        81, 99
Carlton, Sir Guy                   89
Carlson, Jake                     178
Coffman, George                    81, 234
Coffman, Louisa Henrietta         268
Coffman, Rosalie (De Gray)        190, 234, 268
Cole, Roy G.                       28
Cole, Emily (Burns)                28
Conkling, Edgar                     9, 51, 177
Conkling, Dr. Henry                13
Cook, Reverend J. J.              158
Coombes, Reverend James           166

Dagwell, Elton C.                  47, 97, 110
Dagwell. Charles T.                96, 202
Dagwell, Genevieve M.             191
Dahlstrom, Bobby                   72
Darling, Jane                     191
Darlling, Keith                   197
Darrow, Martha                    194
Davenport family                  107
Davenport, James "Pap"             63, 99, 103, 202
Decunick, Reverend Charles        170
de Peyster, Major Arthur Schuyler  56
Desy family                       236
Desy, Blanche                     190
Desy, Come                        202, 269
Desy, Eugene "Sunday"              28
Desy, James "Jim"                  28
Desy Jr., James S.                202, 239
Desy, Loyd                        106, 184, 221
Desy, Mary                        194
Desy, Raymond B.                  269
Drew, William                      22
Dietz, C. J.                      268
Dixon, Reverend Emerald B.         63, 164
Donsman, Michael                  106
Dorrance, Ray                      55, 202
Duffina, Paul Martin              202, 211
Duffina, Theodore                 202, 242
DuJaunay, Father Pierre           57, 170
Dunn, Thomas                       99
Dustan, Clifford E.               197

Eccous, Tony                       89
Emery, Colonel John G.             36
Englis, Dr. Robert                 67
Etherington, Captain George        56

Ferguson, Ronnie                   70
Fitzpatrick, Captain Joe          157
Flynn Tom                        110
Foot, Hazel (Irwin)               206, 207
Fox, Frances Margaret "madge"      63, 217
Frachette, Joe                    227
Fry, Diane                        193
Fry, Marie                        182, 248
Fulmer, Charles                   110, 179
Fuss, Sue                         194

Galbraith, Herbert "H. Z"         110, 224
Gerow, Dr. Arthur M.               23
Glaser, Harry                     232
Gowans, John                       63
Gowans, Howard  L.                211
Grebe, Pauline E.                 269
Grondin, Ann                      194
Gwilt, Charlie                    112

Harding, Vine                      74
Hayes, George                     225
Hayes, John                       224, 225
Hendrickson, Laneta               193
Henry, Alexander                   56, 77
Hilliker, Mollie                  190
Hingston, Helen                   192
Hooper, V. J.                     177
Hoover, Reverend Lyle             168
Horne, M. W.                       22
Hisach, S. G.                      63
Howard, John                       28
Hudson, Julius                    172
Hughes, Mona                     194

Inglis, Julia A                    64, 183, 189, 269
Irwin, Raymond W.                 213
Irwin, Russel                     213
Irwin, Sarah Jane                 269

Jamet, Lieutenant John             56
Jewell, Celeste                   208
Johnson, Agnes                     56, 191, 269
Johnson, Claude W                  66
Johnson, Fern L.                  212

Kelty, Bert                       245
Kelty, Grace (Sailler)            248
Kern, George L.                    66
Klise, A. B.                       40
Kniffen, Ellsworth L.             213
Kolenda, Father Herman            173
Kruger, Malcolm (Mike)             26, 34, 185
Kruger, John                       28, 42, 43

Labelle, Peter                     23
LaCombe family                    295
LaCombe, Roy                      110
Lamond, Andy                      232
Langlade, Charles                  56, 89
Laprarie, John                    197
LaWay, Captain Edward "E. J."      44
LaWay, George J.                   41, 43, 209
LaWay, John                        37
LaWay, Sarah                       46
Liebeck, Louis                     55
Leete III, Fred                    81
Louvigny, Louis de la Ports,
  Sieur de                         57
Lowery, W. Martin                 213
Luessow, Mrs. Myla Herrman         68

Maiden, William P.                 23
Marest, Father                     57
Marshall, Bernard                 197
Marshall, Chet                    227
Marshall, Frances R.              249
Marshall, George                  248
Marshall, James M.                203, 249
Martin, Clyde                     212
Martin, Ford                      215
McCarthy, Helen (Parsons)         193, 269
McDonald, Father John             172
McGulpin, William                 104
McIsaac family                    223
McIsaac, Dan                      223
Mckinnin, Chuck                   254
McKinnon, Ida                     192
McLeod, Alexander                  22
McRae, Murial                     193
McLeod, Ronald                     21
McVey, A. W.                      213
McVey, Abigail "Abbie" (Ranville) 203, 259
McVey, Charles "Mickey"           203, 215,  260
Milliken, Lydua J. (Stimpson)      62, 177
Melms, Marie                      221
Moore, Andy                        34
Moore, John                        78
Morris, Ted                       110
Mosher, George A.                  63, 232
Murray family                     251
Murray, Clayton Leslie            213
Murray, Maurice B.                251
Murray, Mrs (mother of Clayton)   112

Nau, Mary Margaret  (Thiesz)      269
Nicolet, Jean                      57
Notson, Dudley, B                  13
Nye, Father George L.             172, 203

Overton, Luella (Smith)           203, 269

Paquet, Alfred                    252
Paquet, Leo Leonard               252
Parsons, Margaret E. (Stimpson)   270
Patrick family                    231
Patrick, George                   204, 231
Patrick, Marie (Riggs)            204, 231
Peebles, Reverend A. B.           158
Penderson, Isreal                 178
Pepler, Anne (Dufresne)           270
Peppler, Walter                    85, 215
Perrot, Nichlas                    57
Pierce, Bob                       254
Pierce, Bert                      253
Pierce, Carl                       52, 204, 253
Plaunt, Christian                 172, 204, 212
Plaunt, Delia                     179
Preston, John                     110, 215
Preston, Ralph                    110, 296
Provost, Reverend Raymond         166

Ranville, Edna S.                 256
Ranville, Captain Edward          258
Ranville, Judy                    194
Ranville, Margaret                204, 257
Ranville, Wilbur                  204, 298
Reed, Reverend L. S.              163
Renkenberger, Celia               221
Reycraft, Dr. J. J.               232
Riggs, Marie Patrick              214
Robinson, Ethel (Marshall)        204, 262
Roueche, Fred                     197
Ryan, Jeannette                   191

Sailler, Harvey                   204, 208, 210, 262
Sailler, John                     204, 210
Sands, Ellen                      214
Sands, Leslie                     215
Sammons, Jacob                     22
Schepler family                   264
Schneider, Christian "Chris"       84, 94
Schneider, Emma                    84
Schneider, Reynold                 84
Schrems, Father Linus             173
Scott. Ermest                     216
Sheldon, Celeste                  207
Sheldon, Ellsworth                 36
Sheldon, Louise                    36
Sikkens, Folkert                   41
Silloway, Stuart                  141
Silven, Delores                   192
Smith family                       65
Smith, Bill                        23
Smith, Luella                      64
Smith, Marne                      260
Smith, Otis F.                    270
Smith, Rose                        33
Smith, Sarah Edgerton              33
Solomon, Flora                    190
Sommerville, Clementine           178
Souse, Jennie                     226
Start, Reverend George            167
Steinman, David B.                146
Stevenson, Ruth (Hobler)           36, 270
Stimpson, Charles                  63, 122
Stimpson, Clarence                 63, 211
Stimpson, Elvira A (Pillsbury)     12, 62
Stimpson, Forrest                  62, 64, 122
Stimpson, George W                 12, 61, 64, 121
Stimpson Jr., George W.            62, 122
Stimpson, Hattie                  190
Stimpson, Ida Elvira              270
Stimpson, Luella (Smith)           62
Stimpson, Millie                  189
Stimpson, John                    120, 121, 205
Stokes, Lester                    226
Strider, Robert                    66, 70

Teysen, Harry                     301
Teysen, Kenneth C. "Ken"           301
Thomas, Berniece C.                67
Thompson, Reverend James          178
Thundercloud, Chief                85
Tiffany, Dr. Allen C.             197, 210, 265
Todd, George H.                    62
Tracy, Florence                   193
Trumbull, Grace                   191

Vachaou, Jean                     193

Wallin, Bob                       207
Wallin, Lena E.                   266
Walters, Charles H.               270
Walters, Ella Elizabeth  (Asselin)270
Walters, Florence                 193
Walters, Leonard                  211
Weikamp, Father John Bernard       39
Welsh, Thomas                     232
Whitehead, Harry                  110
Wilkes, Martha                    191
Wilkes, William H.                110, 297
Willets, L. I.                     12, 62
Williams, Governor G. Mennen      146
Williams, Lena                    205, 270
Wilson, Gwen Smith                192
Wood, Reverend G. W.               63, 178
Wood, George H.                    63, 232
Woolston, Jeremiah                 21

Vickery, John                     178

Yeager, Harvey                    215, 216
Yeager, Jack                      215, 216

Ziegler, Charles                  135
Zimmerman, Agnus O.               211
Zimmerman, Orin J.                205, 210

Mackinaw City Directories

Memories of Mackinaw contains several directories and excerpts from the Michigan State Gazetteer.

Mackinaw portion of 1873 Michigan State Gazetteer


Business Directory

Bailey, Jno. R., physician and dealer in dry goods
Bates, John, dealer in dry goods
Becker, John, proprietor Mackinac House
Cable, James F., proprietor McLeod House
Davis, John W., general store
Fenton & Wendell, dealers in dry goods
Franks, E. A., proprietor Mission House
Highstone, S., dealer in dry goods
Madison, A. B., dealer in dry goods
Madison, Wm., dealer in dry goods
Muny, Dominick, dealer in dry goods
VanAllen, capt. Henry, proprietor Island House

Mackinaw portion of 1875 Michigan State Gazetteer


Business Directory

Bailey John R., dry goods and drugs and physician
Bates John, saloon
Bazear Gaspard, saloon
Cable James F, hotel
Chambers Thomas, groceries
Chapman Mrs. Reuben, hotel
Davis John D, Railroad agent
Davis John W, general store
Fenton & Wendell, general store
Franke E A, hotel
Hoban J & J, express agents
Highstone S, general store
Jolli Louis, hotel
Madison A B, general store
Madison W, groceries and provisions
Monaghan John W, saloon
Stonax Rev W G (Episcopalian)
Truscott George & Co, general store
VanAllen Henry, hotel

1884 Mackinaw City Directory

Directory of approximately 100 individuals and businesses.  Email for lookups of names. Email Keith Stokes  sfreaderATsff.net (replace AT with @)
 

1919 Mackinaw City Directory

Directory of approximately 250 individuals and businesses. Includes 20 small ads and the names of some spouses and occupations.  Email for lookups of names. Email Keith Stokes  sfreaderATsff.net (replace AT with @)
 

All Time Directory of Wawatam Beach Residents to 1957

Directory of approximately 170 lots, with 1-4 names per lot, including the dates (1907 - 1956) some cottages were constructed. Also excerpts tom the minutes of the Wawatam Association from 1921 - 1957.  Email for lookups. Keith Stokes  sfreaderATsff.net (replace AT with @)

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