The Voice of The River
History of Eastmanville, Ottawa County, Michigan
1842 - 1951

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INDEX TO HISTORY OF EASTMANVILLE

  1. Indians and Fur Traders of Ottawa County  (Page 4)

  2. Eastmanville - Period of Organization  (Page 5) Also see Page 7

  3. Eastmanville and School District Map, 1844  (Page 6)

  4. Dr. Timothy Eastman   (Page 7)  Plus Picture of Dr. Eastman's Home

  5. Captain Benjamin Hopkins  (Page 8)

  6. Captain Hannibal and Agnes (Low) Allen  (Page 9)

  7. 'The Grand River Times', published at Eastmanville'  (Page 12) See also Page 13

  8. Marriage of Galen Eastman & Old Settlers Association   (Page 13)

  9. Eastmanville Map, 1880  (Page 14)

  10. Biographical Sketches   (Page 15) See also Page 16) 

  11. Stories of the Eastmanville Pioneers  (Page 16) See also Page 17

  12. Masonic Lodge, 1859, and Conservation Facts  (Page 17)

  13. Mail Delivery in the Early Days & Did You Know?   (Page 18) See also Page 19

  14. The Churches of Eastmanville  (Page 19)  Picture of Congregational Church (later Christian Reformed)

  15. Ferries, Bridges and Boats   (Page 21) See also Page 22

  16. County Infirmary Is Part of the Eastmanville  Story  (Page 22) See also Page 23

  17. The Old Hotel   (Page 23)

  18. Photo of Old Store and Dr. Eastman's Swan Song  (Page 23)

  19. Eastmanville School District Has Interesting History  (Page 25) See also Page 26

  20. Eastmanville's Present Two-Room School   (Page 26) 

  21. Eastmanville's School (continued)  (Page 27)

  22. Eastmanville School District Map, 1951  (Page 28) 

  23. Keys to Eastmanville School District Map, 1951   (Page 29)

  24. 109th Anniversary Celebration of Eastmanville, 1951  (Page 29)

  25. Lamont Cycle Shop

  26. Ossewaarde and Dragt Filling Station

 

Indians and Fur Traders of Ottawa County


Eastmanville Period of Organization

Eastmanville and School District Map, 1844

Eastmanville School Board

1864 - A whole new board had to be elected.  J. G. Cosgrove was the teacher from the winter term, 1857 through
the summer of 1862.
School board officers from 1842-1863 were: Timothy Eastman, Benjamin Hopkins, Henry Griffith, Paschell Maxfield, John V. Hopkins (son of Benj.), Benjamin Cole, Wm C. Comfort (grandson of B. Hopkins), Hannibal A. Hopkins (son of B. Hopkins), Morris Buck, George Eastman and Mason Eastman (sons of Timothy), Albert Dickey, H. Johnson, I. W. Denton (owner of hotel), William Angel (Register of Deeds), Comer B. Show, James M. Kelley, Thomas Lowe, Hub. Fish.
1867 - 113 children attended the school - 8 months of school with children averaging four months of attendance.
1868 - The board considered buying property for a new school.

 

Dr. Timothy Eastman



Dr. Eastman's Home

 

Captain Benjamin Hopkins

Captain Hannibal and Agnes (Low) Allen

'The Grand River Times' published at Eastmanville

 

Marriage of Galen Eastman and Old Settlers Association

 

Eastmanville Map, 1880

Biographical Sketches

Thomas Hefferan Home

Stories of the Eastmanville Pioneers

Masonic Lodge, 1859, and Conservation Facts

Mail Delivery in the Early Days and Did You Know?

Churches of Eastmanville

Eastmanville Congregational Church
(Later Eastmanville Christian Reformed Church)

Ferries, Bridges and Boats

 

County Infirmary is Part of the Eastmanville Story

The Old Hotel

Photo of Old Store and Dr. Eastman's Swan Song

Eastmanville's School District Has Interesting History

Eastmanville's Present Two-Room School

Eastmanville's School (continued)

Eastmanville School District Map, 1951

Keys to Eastmanville School District Map, 1951
and
109th Anniversary Celebration of Eastmanville, 1951

Ossewaarde and Dragt Filling Station


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