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VanEps family of Mt. Clemens and Clinton Township, Michigan

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  John E. Van Eps (1822-1908) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Madison, Madison County, N.Y., January 15, 1822. Democrat. Tanner; mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1885-87. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., November 3, 1908 (age 86 years, 293 days). Interment at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of John Van Eps; married, February 2, 1848, to Ada Isola Traver (1825-1907); father of Celia E. Van Eps (1842-1927; who married George W. Robertson), Marie Helen Van Eps (1856-1912; who married Spencer Booth Russell) and Ada Mabelle Van Eps (1857-1940; who married William Crosley Tennant (1850-1896)).
  Political family: VanEps family of Mt. Clemens and Clinton Township, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  George W. Robertson (1839-1917) — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born February 22, 1839. Democrat. Served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Macomb County Register of Deeds; mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1887-88. Member, Freemasons. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., May 9, 1917 (age 78 years, 76 days). Interment at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Robertson; married to Celia E. Van Eps (1842-1927; daughter of John E. Van Eps (1822-1908)).
  Political family: VanEps family of Mt. Clemens and Clinton Township, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Spencer Booth Russell (1846-1913) — also known as Spencer B. Russell — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Jerusalem, Yates County, N.Y., November 24, 1846. Democrat. Lawyer; newspaper editor; mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1881-83. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., November 22, 1913 (age 66 years, 363 days). Interment at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Marie Helen Van Eps (1856-1912; daughter of John E. Van Eps (1822-1908)).
  Political family: VanEps family of Mt. Clemens and Clinton Township, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  William Crosley Tennant (1850-1896) — also known as William C. Tennant — of Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich. Born in Mt. Pleasant, Ontario, May 9, 1850. Physician; mayor of Mt. Clemens, Mich., 1892-94. Episcopalian. Member, Freemasons. Died in Mt. Clemens, Macomb County, Mich., May 11, 1896 (age 46 years, 2 days). Interment at Clinton Grove Cemetery, Clinton Township, Macomb County, Mich.
  Relatives: Married to Ada Mabelle Van Eps (1857-1940; daughter of John E. Van Eps (1822-1908)).
  Political family: VanEps family of Mt. Clemens and Clinton Township, Michigan.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
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