Person:Harry Priest (1)

Harry E Priest
b.22 Jul 1883 Michigan
Facts and Events
Name Harry E Priest
Gender Male
Birth? 22 Jul 1883 Michigan
Marriage 8 Mar 1919 Joyfield, Benzie Co, MIto Grace Myrtel Long
Death[1] 24 May 1941 Frankfort, Benzie Co, MI
Burial? 28 May 1941 Benzonia Twp. Cemetery, Benzie Co. MI. - Sec. E Lot 30 site 2
Reference Number? 40
   ****    MARRIAGE   RECORD    ****  Benzie  Co., Government  Center, Beulah, MI.

Benzie Co., Marriage Records; Bk. 2 Pg.; 183 Rec.; 7; March 7, 1919 -; March 8, 1919 Groom; Harry E. Priest Age; 35 Born; Joyfield Twp. Father; Sol Priest - Mother; Lillie Daniels Bride; Gracel M. Long Age; 20 Born; Benzonia, MI. Father; Adam Long - Mother; "Unknown" Witness; Bert Priest & Ellen Long Place; Joyfield, MI. Clergy; James A. Crawford "Justice of the Peace" Benzie County Clerk

   ****    RECORD  OF  FUNERAL    ****   No.  73

Name; Harry Erwin Priest Date of death; May 24, 1941 Place; Markham Memorial Hospital, Frankfort Cause; Insulin Shock; Diabetas Dr. Thacker, Frankfort Sex; M. Race; W "Married" Spouse; Grace Long Priest Age; 57y 10m 2d Birthdate; July 22, 1883 Occ.; Section Hand - Ann Arbor R. R. Birthplace; Michigan Father; Saul Priest B.P. Ohio - Mother; Lillian Daniels B.P. Penn. Informant; Mrs. Grace Priest , Benzonia, MI. Burial; Benzonia Twp. cemetery, Benzie Co., MI. Funeral date; May 28, 1941 2 p m Place; home at Benzonia Clergy; Rev. Schulz, Benzonia, MI. Directed by; B.G. Bennett Special Remarks; card; # 239

     ****    DEATH   RECORDS    ****  Benzie  Co., Government Center, Beulah,  MI.

Benzie Co., Death Records; Bk.; 1941 Rec.; 15 Date; May 24, 1941 Name; Harry Erwin Priest Sex; M. Age; 57y 10m 2d Race; W. "Married" Grace M. Priest Born; July 22, 1883 Birthplace; Joyfield, Benzie Co., MI. Father; Saul Priest Birthplace; Ohio - Mother; Lillian Daniels Birthplace; Penn Cause; Insulin Shock; Diabetis - Dr. Thacker - Burial; Benzonia Twp. Cemetery, Benzie Co., MI. Benzie County Clerk


Benzonia Library Mills Cumminty House; Benzonia, MI. Benzie Banner; 1913 ---- Researched; Nov. 3, 1999 Mar. 20,- Joyfield; Harry Priest is working for Mathew Rice.

Benzie Banner; 1919 ---- Researched; Apr. 2002 Mar.13, Marriage License; Harry I. Priest 35, Homestead - Grace Long 20, Benzonia (Pg. 1)

1920 - FEDERAL CENSUS - Michigan, Benzie Co., Joyfield Twp. 8, January Dwelling; 23 Supervisor Dist. 9 Enumeration Dist. 10 Sheet; 1-B PRIEST, Albert H, M, W, 38 M. MI. OH. PA. Farmer

        Ellen  C.      W, F, W, 30  M.    MI.   Ind.  Min.
         Alberta        D, F, W,  11  S.    MI.   MI.   MI.
  Harry  Irwin       B  M, W, 36 M.     MI.  OH.   PA.   Farmer   "brother"
        Grace  M.   S/L F, W,  20 M.    MI.   Ind.   Ind.    "sister-in-law
        Donald  H.   N  M, W,  1/12 S. MI. MI.    MI.     "Nephew"
          Orlo  R.     B, M, W, 18    S.   MI.   OH.   PA.     "brother"

Benzie Banner; 1924 April 3, Joyfield - Harry Priest was a Benzonia Caller Monday. June 12, Joyfield - Harry Priest and family were Benzonia callers last Saturday. July 10, Joyfield - Harry Priest and family were Benzonia callers last Saturday.

Benzie Banner; 1928 ---- Researched; Apr. 2000 Nov. 22,- Local News; Mr. & Mrs. Harry Priest and family returned home the first of the week after a short visit with relatives in Ypsilianti. Entry date; Apr. 4, 2000

1930; FEDERAL CENSUS - Michigan, Benzie Co., Benzonia Twp. "Apr. 5." Dwelling; 76/ 78 Enumeration Dist; 10 - 3 Supervisor Dist.; 4 Sheet 3 - B PRIEST, Harry I.; H M W 46 M - 36 MI OH PA Occ. trackman, railroad

           Grace  M.;   W    F     W    30    M - 20      MI    IN     IN
         Donald  H.;    S    M    W     10    S              MI   MI     MI
             Irwin  L.;    S    M    W      9     S             MI     MI    MI
        Dorothy  G.;    D   F     W      7     S             MI     MI    MI
        Harry  I. Jr.;    S    M    W    5 8/12              MI     MI    MI
       Roberta  M.;    D    F     W    3 5/12              MI     MI    MI
     Benjamin  F.;     S   M    W     1 10/12           MI     MI     MI

Benzie Banner; 1941 ---- Researched; Nov. 24, 1998 May 29, - Harry Erwin Priest ; Obituary ( B.B. Pg. 8 ) Obituary - Harry Erwin Priest; Harry Erwin Priest, the third son of solomon and Lillian Priest, was born in Ottawa county, Michigan on July 22, 1883. He spent his childhood in southern Michigan and came to Benzonia with his parents at 20 years of age. Within two years his father and mother had departed this life and the responsibility of caring for the children was shared by Harry and his brother, Albert. Alberts wife mothered the small children and Harry continued a member of their household until March 8, 1919 when he was united in marrage with Grace Myrtle Long of Benzonia. Twelve children were born to this union and eleven survive, one having died in infancy. They are Donald of Fort Sheridan, Ill.; Erwin, Dorothy, Harry Jr., Roberta, Benjamin, William, Thomas, Charles, Lloyd, Betty Lou, all at home. He is also survived by one sister, Nina, of Ypsilanti, Michigan, and four brothers, Albert of Elberta; George of Benzonia; John fo Beulah; and Orla, who has made his home with Harry for many years. The early married life of the family was spent on a farm in Joyfield. The family moved to Benzonia in 1925 and in 1927 Harry went to work for the Ann Arbor railroad where he has continued in loyal service for nearly 14 years. A few years ago he arranged to purchase the Morning - star far east of Benzonia and moved his family to this permanent home. He was a kind and loving husband and father and will be missed by all of us, including many relatives and friends, having departed this life on May 24, at the Frankfort hospital. The funeral was held at the Priest home on Wednesday afternoon at 2 o;clock with Rev. O. A. Schulz of Benzonia conducting the service. Burial was made at the Benzonia Twp. cemetery. Researched; Jan. 13, 17, 1999

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