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  1. Washtenaw County, Michigan - Wikipedia,_Michigan

    Washtenaw County (/ ˈ w ɒ ʃ t ɪ n ɔː /) is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan.As of the 2010 census, the population was 344,791. The county seat is Ann Arbor. The county was authorized by legislation in 1822, and was organized as a county in 1826.

    • 1822 (created), 1826 (organized)
    • O-wash-ta-nong ("far away water"), Ojibwe name for the Grand River
  2. History of Washtenaw County Government | Washtenaw County, MI
    • Population
    • Elected Officials
    • Important Dates

    In 1990 the population was nearly 283,000 persons. By the year 2000 the population is expected to reach 350,000. It is one of the few Michigan counties which continues to grow at a moderate rate.

    The following County officials are elected: 1. County Commissioners 2. County Clerk / Register of Deeds 3. County Prosecutor 4. County Sheriff 5. County Treasurer 6. County Water Resources Commissioner 7. Judges

    1822 Boundary Lines The Washtenaw County boundary lines were established on September 10 by the Legislative Council, but the land area was attached to Wayne County, Territory of Michigan, for admin...
    1823 Settlement About a mile southeast of Ypsilanti, Benjamin Woodruff began the first permanent European settlement.
    1824 Allen Cabin The first cabin in what is now Ann Arbor was built near Allen Creek by Elisha W Rumsey and John Allen during Spring of this year. Later in the year Ann Arbor was selected as the se...
    1825 Public Services Post Office was established and John Allen became the Postmaster. The first school was a log building in Ann Arbor and Miss Monroe taught the classes. Old Chicago Road, the fir...
  3. Washtenaw County, Michigan: History and Information

    Washtenaw County, Michigan Washtenaw County Education, Geography, and History. Washtenaw County is a county located in the state of Michigan. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 344,791. The county seat is Ann Arbor. The county was founded in 1822 and organized as a county in 1826.

  4. History of Washtenaw County, Michigan : and biographies of representative citizens. History of Michigan by Chas. C. Chapman & Co., pub. Publication date 1881 Publisher

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    A HISTORY OF THE GERMAN SETTLERS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY . 1830 to 1930 . by: Dale R. Herter and Terry Stollsteimer . January 2007 (updated January 2009) This is a brief history of a group of German immigrants who settled in Washtenaw County, Michigan. They are our ancestors, the ancestors of many families from

  7. History of Salem, Washtenaw County, MI, published 49 years ...

    Washtenaw County, Michigan, 1881, Page 2 (EDITOR'S NOTE - The following data is taken from a history of Washtenaw county published 49 years ago - 1881. This is the second of a series of interesting township histories.)

  8. History of Washtenaw County, Michigan : together with ...

    Dec 21, 2011 · History of Washtenaw County, Michigan : together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships...and biographies of representative citizens : history of Michigan

  9. Indians of Washtenaw County Old Indian Trails designated by dotted lines. 1. Detroit and Chicago trail, also called Sauk Trail. 2. Trail to Monroe, Toledo and Sandusky Bay. 3. St. Joseph trail. 4. Washtenaw trail. 5. Dexter and Grand River trail. 6. Shiawassee trail. 7. North trail to Detroit River. 8. Plymouth trail. 9. Potawatomi trail. 10 ...

  10. The Indians of Washtenaw County, Michigan [by] W. B. Hinsdale.

    The Past and Present of Washtenaw County, by Samuel W. Beaks, contains a chapter upon "The First Inhabitants of the County." History of Washtenaw County, published by C. C. Chapman & Co., 1881, may be consulted for items concerning Indians. There is a great diversity in the spelling of names and terms applied to the Indians.

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