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Orlow M Maybee

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  • Name Orlow M Maybee 
    Born 8 Jun 1825  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  West Brunswick, Herkimer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Orlow M Maybee appeared on the census of 1830 in the household
      of David Maybee and Mary Mowland West Brunswick, Herkimer
      County, New York
    Census 1840  Township of Raisinville, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Orlow M Maybee appeared on the census of 1840 in the household
      of David Maybee and Mary Mowland Township of Raisinville,
      Monroe County, Michigan
    Immigration Between 1842 and 1844  Dorchester, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Education Between 1844 and 1845  Oberlin College, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    he was registered in the Preparatory Department 

    • during the academic year 1844-45. (This department was similar
      to modern day high school.) Information on his registration
      card is that he was from Monroe, Michigan
    Anecdote
    • Orlow M. Maybee is one of the prominent residents of North
      Dorchester. His ancestors were English. he was born in the
      State of New York in the year 1827; later his parents went to
      Michigan. When about 15 years of age he came to Delaware
      Canada; after residing there about three years, he spent one
      year in study at Oberlin Institute then taught school in Medina
      County, leaving that institution he taught school in Medina
      County, that state. Returing to Delaware he went into trade
      keeping a store for a time in that village. In 1848 he married
      Miss Amelia Mount, daughter of the R. Mount, Esq., who was for
      years postmaster at Delaware and Crown land agent, At his
      death, in 1837 he represented the county of Middlesex in the
      Canadian Parliament. Soon after his marriage Mr. Maybee went to
      Dorchester, where he and wife taught at S.S. N. 4. While in
      Dorchester, he was township clerk and licence inspector for the
      township. In 1850 he went to Lexington Twp. Michigan; went into
      general trade. For a number of years he was postmaster, a
      magistrate, and the proprietor and editor of the Sanilac
      Signal, a weekly democratic newspaper. Upon Lincoln's election
      to the Presidency, he went south teaching in the state of
      Arkansas. When the state seceded he joined the Confederate Army
      as a private. A few months [ later -word smeared] for special
      services at the Battle of Oak Hills, he was promoted to the
      rank of 1st Lieutenant. At the Siege of Vicksburg he had
      reached the rank of Major, in command of a regiment. At the
      surrender of that place he made his escape and rejoined the
      Confederate forces at Canton Mississippi. Here he was promoted
      to the rank of Colonel in the Adjutant-General's department,
      and ordered to Charleston, where he served as Assistant
      Adjutant-General on the staff of General Harden. At the close
      of the war, he was at Richmond Virginia. He participated in the
      battles of Oak Hiils, Pea Ridge, Shiloh, The Siege of Vicksburg
      and Charleston, and a great number of minor engagements. For a
      time after peace he was engaged in a fruit store in Charleston.
      In 1869 he returned to Dorchester Station, and has since
      resided on his farm. He and his wife are members of the Church
      of England. For a number of years he has served as church
      warden has been a trustee and secretary-treasurer for twelve
      consecutive years, and taken a general interest in the cause of
      education. He is an occasional contributor to the city press
      and his paragraphs are generally read with interest.
    Anecdote 1850  [7
    • In 1850 Mr. Maybee took a Western trip and Mr. Nile's served as
      clerk
    Immigration 1850  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Occupation 25 Jan 1850  North Dorchester Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    At a meeting of the Twp. O.M. Maybee was chosen as clerk of the 

    • Twp of Dorchester north.
    Occupation 4 Apr 1853  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    He was "a justice of the Peace who performed many marriages." 
    Anecdote 4 Nov 1859  Traverse City, Grand Traverse County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • from the Grand Traverse Herald 1859 11 04 Traverse City
      Michigan, "Escape of Maybee - Orlow Maybee, the mail robber and
      counterfeiter, who was Postmaster, and Editor of a Democratic
      paper, at Lexington, in this state, has escaped from the
      Detroit jail, through the aid of a Democratic Deputy Sheriff."
    MilService Between 1861 and 1864  [6
    • was in the Confederate States Army in the American Civil War
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Notes 
    • On May 7, 1855, there was an Orlin Maybee elected one of two
      accessors for Lexington Villiage. On Feb 4, 1857, there was an
      Orlan Maybee enrolled as a member of the Hook and Ladder
      Company.

      From the Maybee Society files. Not all data is verified. Say dates are estimates and are probably within 20 years. The Maybee Society keeps its data on The Master Genealogist�, and has been modified by Gary Hester?s WIT2NOTE� to form the GedCom file. This information is also available in a TMG file. [11]
    Person ID I32981  Glenn Cook Family
    Last Modified 18 Jan 2007 

    Father David Maybee,   b. 23 Oct 1800, Otego, Otsego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1888, Poor Farm, Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Mary Mowland,   b. 18 Apr 1806, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1887, Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Census 1830  West Brunswick, Herkimer County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • David Mabee, one man 60-69, one man and one woman 20-29, one
      boy 5-9, one boys and one girl under 5
    Land 1831  Parish, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • sold real property to David Favor.
    Census 1840  Township of Raisinville, Monroe County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • David Maybee, Free White Persons - Males: 10 under 15 - 2; 15
      under 20 - 1; 30 under 40 - 1; Females: under 5 - 2; 5 under 10
      - 1; 10 under 15 -1; 30 under 40 - 1. No Free colored persons,
      no slaves
    Census 6 Sep 1850  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • David Maybee, 50, M, Farmer, NY, farming his own land valued at
      $200
      Mary Maybee, 43, F, NY
      James Maybee, 21, M, NY
      Harriet Maybee, 16, F, MI
      Margaret Maybee, 14, F, MI
      Nancy Maybee, 11, F, MI
      William Maybee, 9, M, MI
      Milo Maybee, 5, M, MI
    Land 1854  Parish, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • sold land to Jacob Braror
    Census 15 Jun 1860  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • David Maybee, 60, M, Farmer, NY, $500, $100
      Mary Maybee, 54, F, NY
      Harriet Maybee, 25, F, School Teacher, MI
      Margaret Maybee, 23, F, School Teacher, MI
      Nancy Maybee, 20, F, School Teacher, MI
      William Maybee, 18, M, Farm Laborer, MI
      Miles Maybee, 15, M, Farm Laborer, MI
    Census 14 Jul 1870  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • David Maybee was 69, farming his own farm now worth $1800, and
      his personal propertywas worth $800. Besides his wife, 61, and
      daughter Margaret, 31, was Margaret's husband, Phillip Deeger,
      a 27 year old musician from Canada.
    Land 21 May 1872  Lexington, Sanilac County, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • David Maybee, Mary, his wife, and Milo F. Maybee all of
      Lexington, sold 80 acres of land in Twp 10 of Lexington to
      Henry Wideman for $600
    Census 1 May 1875  Yellow Medicine, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • David Maybee 75, born in NY, parents both in NY. Mary Maybee 68
      born in NY, father in Maine and Mother in NY
    Family ID F551605273  Group Sheet

    Family Arnelia Eliza Mount,   b. Between 8 Jul 1825 and 8 Jul 1830, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Mar 1847  London, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • Orlow Maybee and Amelia Eliza, only daughter of the late
      Roswell Mount, M. P. P., all of Delaware, at London, Canada
      West. Rev. Benj. Cronyn.
    Census 1871  North Dorchester Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    • 18, Orlow Mabee, M, 44, M, Ontario, Ch of England, Farmer
      19, Eliza Mabee, F, 40, M
      20, Charles Minnt?, M, 18 (?Mount)
      Residing Lot 20, Concession A, 90 acres; 1 house, 1 barn, 2
      carriages, 1 plough, 2 wagons, 1 horse, 2 cows, 4 other horned
      cattle, 14 swine; corn, potatoes
    Census 1881  North Dorchester Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    • Orlow M Maybee, M, M, 52, English, Ontario, , Farmer, , Church
      of England
      Amelia Maybee, F, M, 50, English, Ontario, , , , Church of
      England
    Census 1901  North Dorchester Township, Middlesex County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    • Maybee, Orlow M. b. June 8 1825 age last birthday 75 New York
      Emg. 1844 English Methodist Farmer
      Maybee, Amelia E. b. July 8 1825 age last birthday 75 b.
      Ontario
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2006 
    Family ID F551607343  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, 1901 CANADAINN CENSUS, ONTARIO, MIDDLESEX (EAST/EST) DISTRICT NUMBER (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S1254] Steve Mabie's Website, Steve Mabie, 1830 CENSUS (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S1312] Census - 1840 - Michigan, MONROE COUNTY ROLL 208, PAGE 345 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, "TITLE:HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, CANADA", AUTHOR: UNKNOWN, PUBLISHER: TORONTO, ONTARIO: W.A. & C.L . GOODSPEED, PUBLISHERS, 1889 SAYS IMMIGRATED IN 1842, 1901 CENSUS SAYS 1844 (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, SUBJ: RE: OLD ALUMNI ORLOW M. MAYBEE (FWD) DATE: 23/04/03 12:43:04 CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME FROM: EDWARD G. SCHWAEGERLE, [email protected] TO: [email protected] (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, "TITLE:HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, CANADA", AUTHOR: UNKNOWN, PUBLISHER: TORONTO, ONTARIO: W.A. & C.L . GOODSPEED, PUBLISHERS, 1889 (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, "HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, CANADA", AUTHOR: UNKNOWN, PUBLISHER: TORONTO, ONTARIO: W.A. & C.L . GOODSPEED, PUBLISHERS, 1889, "IN 1850 MR. MAYBEE TOOK A WESTERN TRIP AND MR. NILE'S SERVED AS CLERK", PG. 922 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, "TITLE:HISTORY OF THE COUNTY OF MIDDLESEX, CANADA", AUTHOR: UNKNOWN, PUBLISHER: TORONTO, ONTARIO: W.A. & C.L . GOODSPEED, PUBLISHERS, 1889, PG. 487 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1477] MS 002 - Belva Maybee Perry, Belva Maybee Perry, FROM PERSONAL VISIT TO SANILAC COUNTY COURTYHOUSE IN SANDUSKY, SANILAC, MICHIGAN. (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, GRAND TRAVERSE HERALD 1859 11 04 TRAVERSE CITY MICHIGAN (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S1476] Book - Walther, Hist Lexington, Florence H. Walther, PG 12,13 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S1234] Maybee Society, INDEX OF DEEDS, OSWEGO COUNTY (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S1313] Census - 1850 - Michigan, M432, ROLL 363, PAGE 14, LINES 36-42, AND PAGE 14R, LINE 1 (Reliability: 3).

    14. [S1314] Census - 1860 - Michigan, SANILAC COUNTY PAGE 79 (Reliability: 3).

    15. [S1315] Census - 1870 - Michigan, SANILAC COUNTY, PAGE 26, LINES 17-20 (Reliability: 3).

    16. [S1234] Maybee Society, FROM LAND RECORDS IN SANDUSKY COURT HOUST, SANILAC COUNTY, MICHIGAN (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1311] Census - 1875 of Minnesota.

    18. [S1268] Steve Mabie, Chronology of Ontario Canada, TORONTO BANNER OF 3/26/1847 (REID'S MARRIAGE NOTICES) (Reliability: 3).

    19. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1871, MIDDLESEX COUNTY, UPPER CANADA, NORTH DORCHESTER TOWNSHIP, DISTRICT 2; REFERENCE: FILM C 9908, PAGE 26 (Reliability: 3).

    20. [S1271] Steve Mabie's Canadian census, Steve Mabie, 1881 CANADIAN CENSUS, DORCHESTER NORTH, MIDDLESEX EAST, ONTARIO, CANADA; SOURCE: FHL FILM 1375904 NAC C-13268 DIST 167 SUBDIST B DIV 2 PAGE 52 FAMILY 263 (Reliability: 3).

    21. [S1233] Barbara Millar, Barbara Miller, 1901 CANADIAN CENSUS, ONTARIO, MIDDLESEX (EAST/EST) DISTRICT NUMBER: 87 , SUB-DISTRICT A-4, DORCHESTER (NORTH/NORD), SCHEDULE: 1, FAMILY 64, LINES 45-46M MICROFILM REEL NUMBER: T-6480 , PAGE: 6 (Reliability: 3).