Sparrow Bounty, 1892, 1893, 1900, 1901
Wright Township, Ottawa County, Michigan

Persons living in Wright Township were paid for killing sparrows due to the number of birds. In 1892 and 1893, they were paid $ .03 per sparrow and for the years 1900 and 1901, they were paid $ .02 per sparrow.

NAME

NUMBER

AMOUNT

DATE

Baranoski, Ernie

17

$.51

8/27/1892

Bargewell, Fred

20

$.60

3/13/1893

Bauman, John

34

$1.02

6/28/1892

Bauman, John

13

$.39

7/30/1892

Bauman, Willie

28

$.84

6/04/1892

Bean, Don A.

38

$1.14

11/16/1893

Bean, Fred

47

$1.41

2/08/1893

Brittain, Clyde

36

$1.08

7/23/1892

Brittain, Clyde

46

$1.28

7/01/1892

Brittain, Clyde

33

$.99

5/31/1892

Brittain, Ward

23

$.69

8/27/1892

Brown, Albert

31

$.93

7/26/1892

Brown, Albert

21

$.63

6/27/1892

Brown, Albert

59

$1.77

6/13/1892

Brown, Albert

31

$.93

8/15/1892

Brown, Edward

47

$.94

6/23/1900

Brown, Frank

54

$1.08

5/30/1901

Brown, Frankie

18

$.36

3/30/1901

Buck, Morris

22

$.44

6/20/1901

Buck, Ross

10

$.20

1/12/1901

Buck, Ross

26

$.52

5/28/1900

Buck, Ross

22

$.44

6/06/1901

Buck, Ross

21

$.42

5/27/1901

Buck, Ross

30

$.60

5/08/1901

Buck, Ross

28

$.56

6/08/1901

Buck, Ross

18

$.36

6/22/1901

Burling, David

51

$1.53

8/17/1892

Cole, Frank

86

$2.58

7/05/1892

Cole, Frank

42

$1.26

7/06/1893

Cole, Frank

60

$1.80

8/22/1892

Cole, Frank

69

$2.07

7/29/1892

Cole, Frank

48

$1.44

6/06/1892

Cole, Frank

67

$2.01

7/25/1892

Dressander, Al

10

$.30

7/01/1893

Dressander, Al

39

$1.17

6/23/1892

Dressander, Al

17

$.51

6/30/1893

Dressander, Al

44

$1.32

6/28/1892

Dressander, Frank

12

$.36

7/03/1893

Dressander, Frank

12

$.36

8/29/1892

Dressander, Frank

51

$1.53

3/25/1892

Dressander, Frank

13

$.39

1/16/1893

Dressander, Frank

84

$2.52

6/04/1892

Finkler, Charlie

11

$.22

7/05/1900

Finkler, Chas

32

$.64

7/11/1900

Finkler, Chas

58

$1.16

2/09/1901

Finkler, Fred

118

$.236

6/19/1901

Garter, Don

23

$.46

8/01/1900

Garter, Don

28

$.56

6/04/1900

Garter, John

13

$.26

2/20/1901

Gillett, Millard

69

$2.07

3/23/1892

Gillett, Millard

64

$1.92

7/12/1892

Gillett, Millard

19

$.57

7/26/1892

Gillett, Millard

50

$1.50

6/08/1892

Gillett, Millard

50

$1.50

6/22/1892

Gillett, Millard

21

$.63

8/16/1892

Gillett, Willie

16

$.48

6/23/1892

Haas, John

14

$.42

6/21/1892

Herrington, Lloyd

16

$.48

3/25/1892

Herrington, Lloyd

40

$1.20

6/17/1892

Herrington, Lloyd

17

$.51

6/18/1892

Higby, Philip

14

$.28

3/23/1901

Host, Albert

12

$.36

7/26/1892

Host, Albert

34

$1.02

8/25/1892

Host, Albert

22

$.66

8/19/1892

Host, Albert

27

$.81

9/12/1892

Host, Albert

33

$.99

8/13/1892

Kluting, Albert

15

$.30

7/01/1901

Kluting, Albert

10

$.20

8/01/1900

Kluting, Albert

20

$.40

6/14/1900

Krupp, Frank

22

$.66

3/21/1893

Krupp, Frank

23

$.69

3/21/1892

Lawton, Burr

19

$.57

7/25/1892

Lawton, Harvey

84

$.168

2/01/1901

Lawton, Roy

23

$.69

8/01/1892

Lawton, Roy

39

$1.17

8/06/1892

Lawton, Roy

23

$.69

7/25/1892

Lillie, Don

46

$.92

8/24/1900

Lillie, John

42

$.84

6/29/1900

Lillie, John

36

$.72

7/21/1900

Lillie, John

11

$.22

4/02/1901

Link, Don

15

$.45

12/04/1893

Link, John, Jr.

12

$.36

3/04/1893

Link, John, Jr.

22

$.66

3/26/1893

Martin, Herbert

17

$.51

7/13/1892

Matthews, A.

115

$3.45

7/23/1892

Matthews, Elmer

52

$1.56

9/14/1892

McClure, Burr

30

$.90

8/09/1892

McKay, Lenard

12

$.24

12/08/1900

Moorhead, Willie

60

$1.20

7/09/1900

Moorhead, Willie

20

$.40

2/04/1901

Moorhead, Willie

26

$.52

9/15/1900

Nobles, Orrin

33

$.99

8/01/1892

Park, Murray

55

$1.65

6/12/1893

Rasch, George

37

$1.56

8/05/1892

Rasch, George

48

$1.44

1/07/1893

Salton, Flossie

20

$.40

6/05/1900

Salton, Fossie

11

$.22

6/02/1900

Schneider, Edwin

21

$.63

6/18/1892

Schneider, Edwin

14

$.42

8/05/1892

Schoenborn

25

$.75

6/30/1893

Schoenborn, Aug.

94

$2.82

8/01/1892

Schoenborn, Chas

25

$.50

3/23/1901

Schoenborn, Chas

29

$.58

7/29/1900

Schoenborn, Chas

19

$.38

10/13/1900

Schoenborn, Chas

12

$.24

6/09/1900

Schoenborn, Frank

10

$.30

8/09/1892

Schoenborn, Frank

34

$1.02

9/10/1892

Schoenborn, Fred

35

$.70

2/02/1901

Schoenborn, Jos.

37

$1.11

7/02/1892

Schoenborn, Jos.

10

$.30

12/16/1892

Schoenborn, Marc

37

$.74

3/31/1900

Schoenborn, Wm

62

$1.86

9/12/1892

Sears, James

24

$.48

2/11/1901

Sears, James

28

$.56

5/16/1900

Sears, James

30

$.60

11/27/1900

Sheldon, Church

28

$.56

3/16/1901

Shoemaker, Chas

14

$.28

6/16/1900

Shoemaker, Chas

12

$.24

8/20/1900

Slaughter, Guy

32

$.64

5/19/1900

Slaughter, Guy

32

$.64

4/15/1901

Slaughter, Guy

27

$.54

8/10/1900

Starks, Earl

26

$.52

6/11/1900

Terwilliger, Chas

14

$.42

8/10/1892

Thurketle, Wm

38

$1.14

7/29/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

75

$2.25

6/29/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

69

$2.07

6/22/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

22

$.66

3/28/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

25

$.75

6/18/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

17

$.51

6/06/1892

Thurkettle, Harry

30

$.90

6/17/1892

Thurkettle, Wm

15

$.45

6/06/1892

Thurkettle, Wm

100

$3.00

6/24/1892

Walcott, Horace

30

$.90

8/09/1892

Walcott, Perly

15

$.30

8/20/1900

Walcott, Perly

28

$.56

6/13/1900

Wells, Ralph

10

$.30

3/14/1893

Wilkerson, Willie

44

$1.32

8/20/1892

Williams, Albert

17

$.34

5/19/1900

Williams, Albert

11

$.22

5/21/1900

Williams, Floyd

11

$.22

7/21/1900

Wolverton, Orson

24

$.72

6/02/1892

Woodman, Chas

13

$.39

3/26/1893

Woodman, Chas

37

$1.11

6/30/1893

Woodman, Chas

52

$1.56

7/29/1892

Woodman, Chas

19

$.57

12/09/1893

Woodman, Chas.

86

$.258

9/01/1892

Zimmer, Edward

28

$.56

3/03/1900

These records are from a Wright Township Records transcribed by Loekie Boersma
Location: Grand Rapids Public Library
Created: 11 September 2003
URL: http://ottawa.migenweb.net/twprecords/wright/sparrows.html