1866-67 Bay City & Bay County Officers
Source: Indian & Pioneer History & Directory 1866-67
Bay County Officers:
Sheriff - Patrick J. Perrott
County Clerk - Nathaniel Whitthauer
Register of Deeds - Algernon S. Munger
Judge of Probate - Sidney S. Campbell
Prosecuting Attorney - Luther Beckwith
Circuit Court Commissioner - Archibald McDonnell
County Surveyor - James M. Johnstone
Coronor - Oliver H.P. Goodwin
Bay City Officers:
Mayor - James Watson
City Treasurer - Ernst Frank
Marchal - Horace Becker
Directors of Poor: O.H.P. Goodwin, Thomas Carney
Aldermen - First Ward: Jerome Sweet, Jacok Knoblaugh. Second Ward: Jacob H. Little, Henry S. Morris. Third Ward: Angus Miller, Phillip Simon.
Justice of the Peace: Constantine Kinderman, Charles H. Dennison, John McNamara
Bay City Fire Department:
Chief Engineer - H.M. Bradley
Ass't. Engineer - Charles Merrill
Chief Engineer - Andrew C. Maxwell
1st Ass't Engineer - J.H. Little
2nd Ass't Engineer - Bernard Witthauer
Foreman: Chris Heinzman; 2nd Ass't - Edward O'Connor.
On the 14th of April Mr. Little resigned and John Harding was appointed to fill vacancy.
M.E. Church Bay City:
The first Minister that was stationed as Pastor at what was then called Lower Saginaw, was Rev. G. Bradley; it was in the year 1851-2. At this time the Church was built. In the years 1853 and 1854, Rev. J. Cogshall was appointed Pastor, and he reported a membership of ten in number. And in the same year a Sabbath school was organized.
In the years 1855 and 1856, Rev. T.J. Joslin was appointed Pastor, and succeeded in building a Parsonage.
In the year 1857 and 1858, Rev. Wm. Benson was appointed Pastor.
In the year 1859 the Rev. E. Klumpp, was appointed Pastor; and then Rev. J.C. Wathey was appointed two years. In the year 1864 Rev. H.O. Parker was Pastor, and in the years 1865 and 1866, Rev. Wm. Fox, was appointed Pastor.
We have now a membership of over 100, and the Sabbath school numbers about 100.
Benson, Wm. (Rev.)
Bradley, G. (Rev.)
Campbell, Sidney S.
Cogshall, J. (Rev.)
Fox, Wm. (Rev.)
Goodwin, Oliver H.P.
Johnstone, James M.
Joslin, T.J. (Rev.)
Kennedy, William T. Jr.
Klumpp, E. (Rev.)
Little, Jacob H.
Maxwell, Andrew C.
Morris, Henry S.
Munger, Algernon S.
Parker, H.O. (Rev.)
Perrott, Patrick J.
Walthey, J.C. (Rev.)