Levi Tillotson owned 80 acres of land in Section 15 on Roosevelt Road between Merrill and Fenmore Roads according to the 1890 Badgero Drain Map of 1890.
Levi never lived in Lakefield Township but according to the 1889 and 1890 Saginaw, Michigan Directories he owned the following businesses:
1889 - York and Tillotson: James, York, James York Jr. and Levi Tillotson owners – Occupations were Lumber, Lath, Shingles, Sash, Doors and Blinds, Water and Oil Tanks and Etc.
1889 – Beach Brown and Company – 900 Court Street – Barnard Block: Real Estate and Pine Lands.
1889 - Clare M. Beach, Henry S. Brown and Levi Tillotson; 222 N. Hamilton Street, Saginaw, Michigan; occupation – Mill Supplies and Rubber Goods.
1890 - Merrill, Ring & Tillotson; York and Tillotson – Real Estate and Pine Lands.
1890 – Eleazer J. Ring; Clark L. Ring; Thomas Merrill; and Levi Tillotson, Merrill Block, Furniture Manufactuers.
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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