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In Chickasaw Area
Were Those in 1850
The first houses built in Chickasaw Township were built in 1850 by Jerome Watson, James and Joseph Fee.
In 1855 Deerfield and Washington townships were known as Brink. In 1856 the township was organized and made longer. Township 96, range 14, was changed to 97-14.
Brink was where Deerfield now stands as a village.
Williamstown was known as Forest city.
The greatest business in the county was at Chickasaw, a mill being there in 1835. Ionia was known as Dover. The first white settle in Richland was Joel Parsons, 1810.
Nashua Reporter - 6 October 1955
Contributed and Transcribed By Mike Peterson
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