John B. Kraft's, 1873 German Bible
Click here for the German Bible
Helen (Spaulding) Kraft's, 1860 English Bible
Click here for the Spaulding Bible
Wedding Certificate 1867
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Nashville, Michigan, Graduation Class of 1937
Click here for the 1937 photo
Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mulick Park School, Class of 1958, 6th
for Class Photo
Our local Businesses you can trust for exceptional service, click on
links. I recommend but do not Guarantee.
Blackies Radio and TV
Forest Hills Foods
Spaanstra Bros. Garage
Knight of Columbus Hall - Paul Arbanas
This web site is dedicated to my ancestors who came to Kent County, Michigan in the early 1800s. Kent County was a wilderness at the time but the families survived the hardships. The families of
Kraft (1869), Cook (1836), Patterson (1828), and Spaulding (1836) were among the first to arrive in Kent County,
Edward Spaulding lived in Jamestown in the year 1619 and endured
the Indian Massacre that occurred in the
Virginia Colony on Good Friday, March 22, 1622.
About 347 people, or almost one-third of the population of Jamestown
were killed by attacks of the
Powhatan Confederacy under Chief
to his Grand Mother.
Please visit the family history pages.