Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan
Lakefield Township Early Pioneers of Saginaw County, Michigan

Alvah E. Hinterman



Alvah and RoseZella Murphy Hinterman on their wedding day. Their witnesses were sister, Elizabeth Murphy and brother-in-law, John Hutfilz.


Alvah E. Hinterman was born on April 8, 1890 in Lakefield Township; his parents were Rudolph and Emma Wend/Weand Hinterman. Alvah married Rose Zella Murphy on July 28, 1920. Rose Zella was born on November 3, 1889 in Jonesfield Township, Saginaw County, Michigan; her parents were John and Rosa Cross Murphy.



Alvah and RoseZella had two sons:


  1. John Edwin Hinterman was born September 13, 1921.

  2. Ernest W. Hinterman was born December 27, 1924 in Lakefield Township. He was in the service during WWII. He married Peggy J. Berger






In 1916, Alva owned and operated a 40 acre farm on the west side of Fenmore Road between Nelson and Grabowski Roads. His neighbors were David Dubay; Abraham Lehman, John J. Novak; Charles Zimmerman; Thomas Gulick; John Baker; William E. Clark; Thomas Bricker.


Alvah passed away on August 20, 1975 and Rose Zella on June 3, 1945. They are both buried in the Lakefield Township Cemetery.




SOURCES: 1916 Lakefield Township Plat Map; Lakefield Township Records; Alvah, Rose Zella and Ernest Hinterman's obituaries; Della Miller McKay's obituary collection; John Hutfilz's photo collection. .


Pioneers of Lakefield Township - Left to Right: Jacob Brown, Lawrence Dubay, Alva Hinterman, David Dubay, Mr. Harris, George Easlick, Calvin Harris;   Ray Rowell standing towards the top of photo and his daughters, Mildred, Dorothy, and Carrie Rowell,  sitting on the wood pile.    Carry Rowell later married Fred Honaman.     photo from John and Linda Honaman Johnson.



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