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Below you will find information from various social groups in the late 1800's and early 1900's. There are not only surnames but interesting articles.

Muskegon, Michigan

Muskegon Lodge, No. 140, F. & A. M.- Masonic Hall-Western Avenue, corner

Meets every Monday and Thursday evening of Terrace Street at Masonic Hall.

Leonard’s Hall-Western Avenue, corner

Lovell Moore Lodge, No. 182-Meets every of Terrace street.

Wednesday and Saturday evening, at Masonic Holt’s Hall-Terrace Street.

Good Templar’s Hall-Western Avenue

Muskegon Lodge, No. 358, I. O. of G. T.-  Meets every Tuesday evening, in Good Templar’s Hall.

Muskegon Lodge, No. 92, I. O. of O. F.-  Meets every Friday evening, at Masonic  Hall

Muskegon Woman’s Club, 1899-1900

(Source:  Hackley Public Library, Muskegon, Michigan)

 (Organized 1890, incorporated 1899, Federated (General Fed.) 1893, Federated (State Fed.) 1895)

                       President                          Mary E.Thompson

                        Vice President                  Cora A. Delano

                        Recording Secretary          Hattie B. Bloch

                        Corresponding Secretary    Nellie S. Bloch

                        Treasurer                         Margaret B. Hume

                        Director                           Florence A. Erwin

                        Director                           Genevieve H. Emery

                        Director                           Ella M. Mason

                        Director                           Sarah Wood



                        Musical                                  Social

                        Jessie B. Tinsman               Augusta Kanitz

                        Katherine F. Warner            Amy F. Christie

                        Lucy S. Wilson                   Mary L. Thayer

                        Katherine A. Munroe            Kathryn A. Koon


                        Reception                       Press

                        Ellen M. Nims                 Mary L. Bunker

                        Mary B. Hume                 Antha Gray

                        Margaret S. Sibley

                        Minnie F. Smith


                        Printing                             Art

                        Florence A. Erwin             Esther O. Mackenzie

                        Ella M. Mason                  Mary B. Hume

                        Emma J. Boynton


List of Members

 [Muskegon Woman’s Club Articles of Association and By-Laws, page 9, article Vll, section 2, “The retiring president, vice president, and recording secretary, acting jointing, shall divide the active members into four divisions.”]


 Mary L. Temple, Leader

Signed Name and Date             Name and  Address

Anna Q. Andrews Oct. 9, 1896 Mrs. W. W. Andrews 
--15 Delaware St.
Amy F. Christie Dec. 11, 1896 Mrs. D. Christie 
--21 Webster Ave.
Mary L. Cummings April 13, 1894 Mrs. Ira S. Cummings 
Cora A. Delano Nov. 14, 1890 Mrs. H. L. Delano 
--219 Webster Ave.
Cora G. Denslow Jan. 1, 1891 Mrs. J. F. Denslow 
--70 Webster Ave.
Genevieve H. Emery Oct. 15, 1894 Mrs. John G. Emery, Jr. 
--62 Webster Ave.
Harriet Hendrick Oct. 29, 1895 Mrs. Harriet Hendrick 
--14 Clinton St.
Bessie H. Jones April 7, 1893 Mrs. G. T. Jones 
--13 Fifth St.
Elizabeth S. King June 17, 1898 Mrs. B. D. King 
--122 Terrace St.
Kathryn A. Koon Dec. 7, 1894 Mrs. C. S. Koon 
--17 Clinton St.
Alice D. LeFevre Jan. 11, 1895 Mrs. G. L. LeFevre 
--117 Clay Ave.
Lulu R. Mann March 19, 1894 Mrs. R. K. Mann 
--201 Clay Ave.
Harriet M. Mann Oct. 14, 1898 Mrs. W. H. Mann 
--64 W. Muskegon Ave.
Ella M. Marvin April 7, 1893 Mrs. L. R. Marvin 
--221 Clay Ave.
Sarah A. Misner May 26, 1899 Mrs. P. P. Misner 
--41 Hamilton St.
Mary E. Perley June 17, 1898 Miss Mary E. Perley
--303 Webster Ave.
Cornelia Ripley Oct. 24, 1890 Miss Cornelia Ripley 
--237 Peck St.
Mary S. Sessions March 6, 1891 Mrs. C. W. Sessions 
--250 Webster Ave.
Helen A. Smith April 20, 1894 Mrs. G. D. Smith 
--183 Terrace St.
Mary L. Temple Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. A. F. Temple 
--386 Washington Ave.
Mary E. Thompson June 23, 1893 Mrs. C. L. Thompson 
--101 Houston Ave.
Charlotte E. Thurston June 14, 1895 Mrs. A. W. Thurston 
--74 Ransom St.
Mary I. Upton June 14, 1895 Mrs. Daniel Upton 
--110 Monroe Ave.
Carrie F. Waldron March 8, 1895 Mrs. Albert Waldron
--200 Clay Ave.
Samantha Williams May 12, 1899 Mrs. John Williams 
--184 Lake St.


 Lizzie C. Chaddock, Leader

Signed Name and Date                            Name and Address

Margaret G. Bowerman May 26, 1899 Mrs. C. B. Bowerman 
--32 Ransom St.
Emma J. Boynton Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. M. A. Boynton 
--75 Muskegon Ave.
Harriet W. Carpenter Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. William Carpenter 
--55 Peck St.
Lizzie C. Chaddock Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. C. J. Chaddock 
--222 Webster Ave.
Florence A. Erwin Sept. 15, 1893 Mrs. D. D. Erwin 
--197 Webster Ave.
Edna Louise Erwin May 26, 1899 Miss Edna L. Erwin 
--197 Webster Ave.
Antha Gray Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. S. H. Gray 
--253 Peck St.
Ada E. Heil Oct. 8, 1897 Mrs. J. H. Heil 
--34 Ransom St.
Fannie J. Houseman June 14, 1895 Mrs. C. L. Houseman 
--5 Peck St.
M. Electa Hughes Feb. 12, 1895 Dr. M. Electa Hughes 
--138 Clay Ave.
Catherine Hutchinson Oct. 18, 1895 Mrs. M. Hutchinson 
--35 Ransom St.
Mary B. Hume Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. Geo. Hume 
--151 Houston Ave.
Margaret B. Hume Oct. 18, 1895 Miss Margaret B. Hume 
--228 Webster Ave.
Cora G. Jackson Oct. 21, 1892 Mrs. J. G. Jackson 
--19 Webster Ave.
Margaret E. Mason Oct. 22, 1897 Mrs. H. I. Mason 
--89 Clay Ave.
M. Elizabeth McCracken April 14, 1891 Mrs. J. B. McCracken 
225 Jefferson St.
Alice W. McCracken Nov. 12, 1897 Mrs. J. Harvey McCracken 
--133 Peck St.
Cornelia L. Niskern Sept. 25, 1896 Mrs. Philip W. Niskern
Stella Quick April 3, 1896 Mrs. Paul A. Quick
--82 Webster Ave.
Eliza J. Smith June 11, 1897 Mrs. G. M. Smith 
--77 Muskegon Ave.
Annette F. Tillotson June 28, 1897 Mrs. D. C. Tillotson 
--376 Lake St.
Isabella W. Wanty Oct. 12, 1894 Mrs. H. G. Wanty 
--145 Houston Ave.
Mary B.Watson Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. W. G. Watson 


 Florence E. Stafford, Leader

Signed Name and Date                   Name and Address

Ella A. Abbott Dec. 1, 1893 Mrs. George Abbott 
--254 Peck St
Grace Moon Beardsley Oct. 19 1894 Mrs. Grace M. Beardsley 
--202 Terrace St.
Mary L. Bunker Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. R. E. Bunker 
--286 Webster Ave.
Flora A. Crossette Nov. 21, 1890 Mrs. I. R. Crossette 
--115 Houston Ave
D. Grace Dowling Jan. 15, 1897 Dr. D. Grace Dowling 
--40 Second St.
Hattie B. Erwin June 11, 1897 Mrs. G. L. Erwin 
--183 Webster Ave.
Ada J. Garber June 14, 1895 Mrs. F. W. Garber 
--159 Jefferson St.
Jessy E. Hull June 10, 1898 Miss Jessy E. Hull 
--7 Peck St.
Margaret A. Hume Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. Thomas Hume 
--228 Webster Ave.
Elizabeth H. Jones Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. Arthur Jones 
--159 Muskegon Ave.
Augusta Kanitz Oct. 4, 1895 Mrs. Louis Kanitz 
--86 Houston Ave.
Mary E. Keating Nov. 14, 1890 Miss Mary E. Keating
--87 Houston Ave.
Ella M. Kingsbury Sept. 28, 1893 Mrs. G. P. Kingsbury 
--162 Clay Ave.
Elizabeth C. Lange May 26, 1899 Miss Elizabeth C. Lange 
--241 Terrace St.
Emma J. Latimer June 14, 1895 Miss Emma J. Latimer
--40 Second St.
Esther O. Mackenzie Jan. 20, 1893 Mrs. David Mackenzie 
--208 Clay St.
Bertha E. Moorman May 26, 1899 Miss Bertha E. Moorman 
--23 Clinton St.
Nellie B. Munroe Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. William Munroe
--122 Muskegon Ave.
Adele C. Murray Nov. 14, 1890 Mrs. J. L. Murray 
--23 Sixth St.
Florence E. Parker Nov. 29, 1895 Mrs. C. H. Parker 
193 Clay Ave.
Jennie A. Rice March 16, 1894 Mrs. J. A. Rice 
--201 Clay Ave.
Minnie F. Smith Nov. 14, 1890 Mrs. Francis Smith 
--215 Terrace St.
Florence E. Stafford April 2, 1899 Mrs. E. H. Stafford 
--199 Terrace St.
Jennie E. Thompson Oct. 6, 1899 Mrs. F. W. Thompson 
--148 Clay Ave.
Lucy S. Wilson Sept. 27, 1895 Mrs. Frank W. Wilson 
--16 Muskegon Ave.
Maud F. Wilson Jan. 13, 1899 Mrs. D. A. Wilson 
--221 Clay Ave.


 Jessie B. Tinsman, Leader

 Signed Name and Date                          Name and  Address

Nellie S. Bloch Dec. 14, 1894 Mrs. Sigmund Bloch 
--61 Peck St.
Lizzie R. Cooper June 11, 1897 Mrs. Henry W. Cooper
--77 Muskegon Ave.
Marion F. Dake May 26, 1899 Mrs. Edward B. Dake 
--156 Clay Ave.
Emily B. Dana Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. E. B. Dana 
--60 Muskegon Ave.
Jessie M. Hammond Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. F. E. Hammond 
--119 Houston Ave.
Sarah J. Heap April 20, 1891 Mrs. William Heap 
--170 Peck St.
Margaret E. Jackson Sept. 2, 1892 Mrs. H. H. Jackson 
--152 Houston Ave.
Martha A. Keating Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. L. N. Keating
--87 Houston Ave.
Nellie W. Kimball May 26, 1 Mrs. C. H. Kimball 
--50 Muskegon Ave.
Ella M. Mason April 5, 1895 Mrs. L. G. Mason 
--269 Jefferson St.
Edith F. McGraft Dec. 7, 1894 Miss Edith F. McGraft 
--190 Lake St.
Alice M. Moon Oct. 16, 1894 Mrs. J. W. Moon 
--202 Terrace St.
Katherine A. Munroe Nov. 16, 1894 Mrs. Thomas Munroe
--168 Clay Ave.
Minnie Neumeister March 13, 1896 Mrs. G. H. Neumeister 
--16 E. Muskegon Ave.
Ellen M. Nims June 23, 1893 Mrs. F. A. Nims 
--105 Houston Ave.
Myrtle W. Sawyer June 14, 1895 Mrs. Harry Sawyer 
--6 Ransom St.
Margaret A. Sibley Oct. 24, 1890 Mrs. W. A. Sibley 
--244 Webster Ave.
Mary H. Smart May 26, 1899 Mrs. W. N. Smart 
--97 Western Ave.
Erie L. Smith Oct. 27, 1897 Mrs. Leigh B. Smith
--307 Webster Ave.
Mary L. Thayer Oct. 27, 1897 Mrs. E. W. Thayer 
--184 Clay Ave.
Jessie B. Tinsman June 7, 1895 Mrs. C. W. Tinsman 
--84 Muskegon Ave.
Hattie B. VanZalingen Oct. 16, 1896 Mrs. H. J. VanZalingen 
--10 Delaware St.
Katherine F. Warner Sept. 15, 1893 Mrs. K. F. Warner 
--94 Webster Ave.
Sarah Wood Nov. 1, 1890 Mrs. Ashford Wood 
--Rodgers Block
Mary Wren May 1, 1891 Mrs. Richard Wren 
--Outhwaite Block


Signed Name and Date         Name and  Address

Julia E. Hackley April 1, 1898 Mrs. C. H.Hackley 
--236 Webster Ave.
Lucinda H. Stone April 1, 1898 Mrs. L. H. Stone 
--Kalamazoo, Mich.


 Signed Name and Date                    Name and  Address

Catherine E. Holt June 14, 1895 Mrs. H. H. Holt 
--237 Clay Ave.
Ellen M. Hovey March 16, 1894 Mrs. H. N. Hovey 
--108 Houston Ave.
Sarah Mann Nov. 6, 1894 Mrs. A. V. Mann 
--101 Webster Ave.
Fanny J. Wiswell June 7, 1895 Mrs. F. J. Wiswell 
--84 Muskegon Ave.
Caroline Torrent Nov. 20, 1896 Mrs. John Torrent 
--127 Webster Ave.






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