Sam's Homestead

eBook (PDF), 171 Pages
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The family history of the Rogers Family Homestead, East Jordan, Michigan (1866-2010). Written by the granddaughter of the original homesteaders and completed in her hundredth year, this book captures life on the northern Michigan frontier continuing through the middle of the last century. Illustrated in color with photos, newspaper clippings, and other memorabilia. Includes a family tree of descendants. Produced and published as a gift of memories for the descendants of Samuel G. and Eleanor Johnston Rogers and made available to anyone interested in this slice of Michigan history and genealogy.
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  • By carbil41
    Jan 3, 2011
    I don't know who you are, Tim Milk but you better go back and read again. You don't set cream out to let "butter" raise.
  • By Tim Milk
    Aug 13, 2010
    Sam's Homestead is a valuable historic account of a family's settlement in the northern Midwest, from the later 1800s to the present. In straightforward language it tells in minute detail what frontier life was like, right down to the pantry room where bowls of cream were set on open shelves to let the butter rise. There are encounters with wild bears, shortages, and long cruel winters before the time of roads or bridges. I recommend that historians who are researching this subject take a good look at this fascinating account.
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September 28, 2011
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