|James E. (R?) Surrerar, original landowner who set aside the site as a cemetery|
|Annie Wright Surrerar, wife of James|
Betsy Ann Surrerar, daughter of James and Annie
Images above courtesy of Carolyn Waller
|USGS Terraserver||USGS Terraserver
All Terraserver images were taken in 1999
Terraserver topo map was created in 1985
Ransom Lake, named for Ransom Surrerar, located in Grant Township. Ransom Creek connects Ransom Lake and Bill's Lake.
Ransom Lake, named for Ransom Surrerar. Ransom Creek connects Ransom Lake and Bill's Lake.
"Dead Cow Lake", also known as "Hole in the Woods".
|The woods surrounding Dead Cow Lake.||
This large tree may be evidence of a pioneer homestead. The junk left behind also shows the lack of concern for the world by more modern inhabitants.
Article from the Fremont Times Indicator, 07/06/05.
1850 - 1860 Census, Birth, & Death Records
1870 Township Census Records
Ransom Surrerar - Martha Weller Marriage Record ©1999 - 2002 Intellectual Reserve, Inc.
Ken Davis, USFS to Mark Harvey, Michigan State Archives
Township Map, 1880
Township Map, 1922
Clara Rhodes (Rhoda?) Larabee Shattuck, died 02-14-1883
Arthur Saunder(s?), died 1865
Florence English, died 1883
Amber English, died 1889
Ida Mae (Saunders) English, died 1900
Unconfirmed burials, courtesy of Terry Wantz, Sandy Peavey, and the Local History Room of the Fremont District Library:
Ransom Surrerar (?)
Ida Jane Lancaster
Ada May Coburn Dickenson (Died, 1881 in childbirth?)
Harriet Dickenson (moved to Oak Grove?)
Alice Dickenson (moved to Oak Grove?)
Ersa or Ezra Dickenson, died 1862