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Bertelsen - Crosby

Manistee County, Michigan

   Welcome - to the Manistee county page of the Bertelsen web site.  I have been researching the above family lines in the Bear Lake - Onekama area.

     The following links pertain to Manistee County on this web site.  I would appreciate any information you have on the following families.  Rhea  

Bertelson Cemetery

Blanche Bertelsen 

Bertelsen Photos

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     Bertelsen - Crosby

Niels Christian BERTELSEN born in Denmark, settled in Manistee, MI  in the 1870s.  Married Sarah CROSBY, daughter of William CROSBY born in England and Eliza HENRI (married in New York).  They were all farmers; Sarah taught school in Portage.  Her father William Crosby served in the Civil War, in the Michigan Calvary, Company K.  

Son Prentiss Bertelsen studied bookkeeping and moved south to Detroit in search of employment.    Daughter, Blanche was a Army Nurse and served in World War I.




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