|Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments, Published by Silas Andrus
Hartford, 1828 [New Testament dated 1827]
Lyman " Whitney born December th 19th 1804
Olive " Whitney Born May th 15 th 1809
Lyman & Olive Whitney Married January th 10 th 1828 =
Caroline " Amanda . Whitney . Born December th 27 th 1828 =
Caroline A.. Whitney Died October th 27 th 1833 Aged . 4 . years and 10 .
Lyman Whitney Died July 24 1854 Aged 49 years 7 months and 5 days
[in pencil and scribbled over] Phebe A. Whitney born July 27 1837 & died
Oct 5 1854
Pioneer Is Dead, Benjamin Franklin Lane Passed at Ninety-two
He Had Lived in Michigan More Than Seventy Years
Benjamin Franklin Lane died last evening at the home of his adopted
daughter Mrs. Byron Newman, 138 Bostwick street. Mr. Lane was ninety-two
years of age and up to a short time ago was in unusual health for a man of
his advanced age, and was often seen walking about the city. Four or five
weeks ago, however, [rest of obit missing]
Obituary: Sarah E. Lane, wife of Benjamin F. Lane, departed this life at her
home in Big Beaver, Jan. 19, '99. Deceased was born in Ogden, Monro Co., N.
Y. Feb 8, 1825, and at the age of 10 years moved with her parents to the
town of Avon, this county. In 1846 she was united in marriage to Benj. F.
Lane, and the next year she with her husband united with the Oakland
Baptist church, where they remained until 1871, when they moved to Big
Beaver. For 52 years she lived an exemplary christian life.
After a brief illness cared for by her husband and adopted daughter and
family, she closed her eyes to earth to enter her mansion above. The funeral
services were held at the M. E. church at Big Beaver, Jan. 22, '99, Rev. L. L.
Houghton officiating, and the remains laid to rest in Oakwood cemetery. She
leaves a husband, an adopted daughter, Mrs. E. B. Newman, and a large
circle of relatives and friends to mourn her loss.
Mrs. Alice L. Newman
Mrs. Alice L. Newman died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Claude Mitchell,
106 East Mason street, Thursday at 11:45 p. m., age 65 years. Besides the
daughter decreased [sic] is survived by one son, Wilber B. Newman, Detroit.
Funeral will be held Saturday at 1:30 p. m. from Gildersleeve's chapel and the
body will be taken to Troy Corners, near Pontiac for burial.
The Bible came from Michigan and is now in the possession of the C. G.
Brisee Genealogy Library in Irwin, IA