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Pennfield Farmers Grange No 85 (Pennfield Charter Township, Mich.)

 Organization

The Pennfield Grange No 85 from Pennfield, MI was a local charter of the Grange, which is also known as the Patrons of Husbandry or the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry. The first Grange was founded in 1867. There were local, state, and national Grange charters. The role of the organization is to work for the interests of farmers whether it be in agriculture, economics, or community. Members included both men and women.

The Pennfield Grange No 85 itself was founded on October 6, 1873 at the Hicks School House in an unstated location, with a starting total of members at 30 whose names are listed in the Notes below. The member fees were three dollars for each man and fifty cents for each woman.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Pennfield Farmers Grange No 85 Notebook

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RH-A-4202
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of one bound notebook with dates ranging from 1873-1878, from the Pennfield Farmers Grange No 85 located in Pennfield, MI within Calhoun County.The notebook lists some names of the members: Geo C. Hicks and wife, M. F. Johnson and wife, Richard Keeler and wife, S. E. Woodworth and wife, W. N. Woodworth and wife, Andrew Huguesine, Barnabas Newton and wife, Calvin P. White and wife, E. M. Brown and wife, J. Y. Hicks and wife, E. H. Hicks and wife, R. S. Pool...
Dates: 1873-1878