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Community Folk in Hartford Michigan and Keeler Michigan
and Special Recognitions

Austin, Eugene, Elizabeth Scherer, and daughter Lydia –1886
Theresa Thomas Babb – Homecooking – April 2013
Broadhead-Hammond family
Bulat, Walter and Anna – circa 1917
Drake, Curt and Irene – Celebrate 75th Wedding Anniversary July 2013
Floate, Charles family – 1890
Kime, George and Arminta – 1910
Miles, Fabius and Bethiah – early settlers of Hartford Michigan
Mortimer – Hinckley familes with new photo of Mrs. Doc (Jennie Mortimor) Hinckley.
Olds, Orson and Renew Scoville – early settlers of Hartford MI.
Pomeroy, Clarence – Hartford Policeman circa 1940.
Robinson, A.D. and wife, Willda – July 29, 1877letter to Sister Ev in New York State telling of their life here in Hartford. A D and Willda are the parents of Charley Robinson, and the Grandparents of Myrtle Robinson Dyer, who is the mother of Nancy Dyer Huffman, William (Bill) Dyer, and Robert Dyer.
Robinson, Charley and Dora February 22, 1893 Wedding Day photo at the Robinson home with Robinson and Schrackengast family members. Parents of Myrtle Robinson Dyer, who is the mother of Nancy Dyer Huffman, William (Bill) Dyer, and Robert Dyer.
Thomas, Jestine – Thomas Blueberry Farm – August 8, 2013
Woolcott, Marlow & Iva; Sam Wollcott, Dale Woolcott, and Al Watkins in front of The Hartford House – 1902.  Beautiful large photo – loads slowly.
Early 1900sA Sunny Afternoon in Hartford.  Delightful picture of downtown Hartford shoppers.

Special Recognitions

Colegio, Mike & Diana Colegio Rodriguz Hispanic-Latino awards – October 2013
Norden, Dave and Linda – Extraordinary Volunteers –  April, 2011

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