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

Bert Herbage





Bert Herbage was born on February 3, 1881. He married Katherine Laner on January 6, 1909 in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan.


After Bert's parents died, John F. and Minerva Herbage, he inherited their 40 acres of land which was located in Section 26 on the south side of Nelson Road between Merrill and Chapin Roads.


In 1916 Bert and Katherine's neighbors were: C.A. Betz, Ed Arman, Joseph Rittenhour, William T. Johnston, Joseph Shebester, Charles Tester, Arthur McConnell, Calvin Harris, A.G. Mayer, William Elson.


Bert passed away at his home  in Lakefield Township on February 24, 1922 of pneumonia.




SOURCES: Ed Thon, 1916 Lakefield Township Plat Map; Bert Herbage's; Bert and Katherine Herbage's marriage record; WWI draft record; Saginaw News Article on Wednesday, March 1, 1922 page 9 of Bert Herbage's death.


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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