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Hanover in Jackson County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

James Orsemus Bibbins and Lovisa Storm Bibbins

 
 
James Orsemus Bibbins and Lovisa Storm Bibbins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 26, 2022
1. James Orsemus Bibbins and Lovisa Storm Bibbins Marker
Inscription.  
In grateful remembrance of
James Orsemus Bibbins
1811 - 1892
Capt. 77th Reg. New York State Militia 1884
And his beloved wife
Lovisa Storm Bibbins
1816-1898
Of Dutch and Welsh lineage, they were among the pioneers who came from Western New York and settled in this neighborhood in 1837 then largely a primeval forest and still a favorite hunting-ground for the Indian. They built their log house on the east bank of the adjoining lake which bears their name. It often sheltered the frontier Methodist itinerant of the region. They were charter members of this first religious society of this vicinity and were actively identified therewith until their decease. From the beginning they took a firm stand for Christian culture, popular and higher education, patriotic citizenship and community enterprise. They encouraged railway transportation by giving free right of way for two lines across their estate and were among the founders of the
• Village of Hanover 1870 •

"Mark the perfect man and behold the upright
for the end of that man is peace."
"Her
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children rise up and call her blessed."

This tablet was here placed by their children, grandchildren
and great grandchildren in commemoration
of the centenary of their births-1916

 
Erected 1916.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 42° 6.064′ N, 84° 33.5′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Michigan, in Jackson County. Marker is on West State Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 W State St, Hanover MI 49241, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanover-Horton Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hitching Post (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hanover High School / Hanover-Horton Schools (approx. 0.6 miles away); Wellman General Store (approx. 3.9 miles away); Horton Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Michigan and Ohio Railroad Depot (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mosherville Church / Mosherville School (approx. 5.8 miles away); Plat of the Village of Spring Arbor (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
James Orsemus Bibbins and Lovisa Storm Bibbins Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, September 26, 2022
2. James Orsemus Bibbins and Lovisa Storm Bibbins Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 1, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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