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Berrien County Townships

Entries in maroon font have been transcribed from Johnson's New Universal Cyclopaedia, published in 1876 by A.J. Johnson & Co., New York.

Galien Township

Galien, post-township of Berrien county, Michigan, on the Michigan Central Railroad. Population 856.


1 - Galien

2 - Smith Property (Geminder and Ward Graves) - Site.

3 - Swen Grave - Site.


Three Oaks and Chikaming Townships

Three Oaks, post-village and township, Berrien county, Michigan, on Michigan Central railroad. Population of village 499; of township, 1316.

Chickaming, a post-township of Berrien county, Michigan. Population 992.


4 - Forest Lawn (Three Oaks)

5 - Unknown

6 - Maudlin (Basswood)

7 - Riverside

8 - Drew (Riverside)

9 - Lakeside

10 - Unknown

12 - Shedd
Transcript of headstones in Shedd Cemetery, with picture.

Other Items of Interest

History of Chickaming Township
Excerpt from the 1880 book, "History of Berrien and VanBuren Counties, Michigan".


New Buffalo Township

New Buffalo, post-village and township of Berrien county, Michigan, on Lake Michigan, at the mouth of Galien River, and at the junction of the Chicago and Michigan Lake Shore Railroad with the Michigan Central Railroad. It is 63 miles from Chicago, and, being near the heart of the famous fruit-region of Michigan, is a fruit and lumber depot for that city. Population of village 683; of township 1289.


11 - Pine Grove (New Buffalo)





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