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

William Wilson House


William Wilson House (left) and friend O.B. Parker


William Wilson House was born January 6, 1873 in Pleasant Hill, Norfolk County, Ontario, Canada; his parents were Wilson and Sarah Wrightman House. In 1876, he came with his parents to Michigan and settled on the farm in Lakefield Towship where he spent the remainder of his life.


According to the Saginaw News – the City Chat Section: states the following: “The Farmers' Treshing Company is about to start operations at Merrill under the ownership of Nick House, Omer B. Parker, George Wenzel, Edward W. Miller, Paul Skela (Sklba), Will House, George Wenzel Sr., and Richard Welke, all of Merrill, according to papers filed by them at the county clerk's office.”



William passed away January 18, 1931 and is buried in the Ridgelawn Cemetery, Breckenridge, Michigan.












SOURCES: Niece of William House, Ellen House Walter; and the Saginaw News.

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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