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Trombley House Land Transaction History
Location: North east corner of Water and 24th streets, Bay City.
  • Transcribed November 2005.
  • Bay County Historical Society Document - September 2, 1981.

    CENTER HOUSE (aka, Trombley House)

    LAND TRANSACTION HISTORY.

    Prepared by Eurdine Ringwelski.
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    Land in the City of Bay City described as follows: Lots one and two, Block 48, Daglish Division of Portsmouth.

    Date:Transaction:
    1835 Oct. 15Joseph Tromble acquired this property through a land grant from the United States Government, signed by President Andrew Jackson.
    1838 Mar. 9Henry Howard conveyed said property
    to Joseph Tromble.
    1838 Aug 15Joseph Tromble conveyed said property
    to Mader Tromble.
    1842 Aug. 10Mador Tromble conveyed said property
    to Thomas Tromble, Jr.
    1845 Jun. 12Thomas Tromble, Jr., conveyed said property
    to Mader Tromble.
    1845 Oct. 18Medor Tromble conveyed said property
    to James J. McCormick.
    1849 Jul 10James J. McCormick conveyed said property
    to Ellen McCormick.
    1859 Apr. 22Ellen McCormick conveyed said property
    to Mader Tromble.
    1899 Jun. 20Mader Trombley conveyed said property
    to Mary E. Rose.
    1905 Sep. 19Mary E. Rose conveyed said property
    to Frederick F. Johnson.
    1911 Jan. 3Frederick F. Johnson conveyed said property
    to Ellen K. Johnson.
    1933 Mar. 15Ellen M. Johnson conveyed said property
    to Leonard W. Lincoln and Mary Mitchell.
    1940 Nov 15Estate of Ellen M. Johnson (land contract)
    to Lloyd Schwartz.
    1940 Nov. 18Lloyd Schwartz conveyed said property
    to Pearl Schwartz.
    1940 Nov. 20Pearl Schwartz conveyed said property
    to Lloyd Schwartz.
    1948 Nov. 26Leonard Lincoln and Mary Mitchell conveyed said property
    to Lloyd Schwartz and Lilly May Mitchell.
    1948 Nov. 30Lilly May Mitchell (Death Certificate).
    1961 Jan 31Lloyd Schwartz (divorced) Quit Claim
    to Augusta Schwartz.
    1977 Apr. 27Augusta Schwartz conveyed said property
    to David Keyser.
    1977 Apr. 27David Keyser conveyed said property
    to Ronald Abdella.
    1980 May 20Ronald Abdella conveyed said property
    to Frederick Abdella and wife.
    1980 Oct. 17Frederick Abdella and wife conveyed said property
    to William E. Hurd.

    Notes:

    1. The Bay County Historical Society took over ownership of the property in 1981.
    2. Joseph, Mador and Thomas Jr. Trombley were brothers.
    3. Mador Trombley married Sarah McCormick, daughter of James and Ellen McCormick.
    4. Mary B. Rose may have been - Mary the daughter of Mador and Sarah Trombley, or Mador's sister Mary.
    Related Pages & Notes

    Tromble' Centre House
    In 1981, the Trombley House was moved from its original location on 24th and Water streets. It was towed by barge across the Saginaw River to its new home in Veterans Memorial Park.

    Related Pages:
    Pictorials/
    {Homesteads Pictorial}
    Writings/Trombley House
    Pioneer Christmas 1846
    Guillette First Twins
    100th Anniversary
    People Referenced
    Barney, Cromwell
    Case, Nathan C.
    Knodt Jr., Bill
    Tromble, Joseph
    Tromble, Medore
    Subjects Referenced
    Bay City, MI
    Charity island
    Detroit, MI
    First frame house
    Jones & Chapel mill
    Ninth ward
    Pine river
    Saginaw river
    Trading store
    Internet Resources
    None at this time.
    WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.