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Title Residence, Winslow/ Chamberlin
Caption 2005.521.0008
Catalog Number 2005.521.0008
Description Photograph: Winslow/ Chamberlin Log Home

Chamberlin Log Cabin; Erial D. Chamberin's log house was located on Tittabawasee Rd. Section 36, Ingersall Twp. Midland Co., just to the Northwest of the intersection of Preuss Road (Saginaw County) and Tittabawassee Rd. House was built prior to 1854. Erial D. Chamberlain was living at the Tittabawassee River in Saginaw Twp., Saginaw Co., as early as 1836. Moved his family to Midland Co. in 1854. He died in 1864, burial at the Poplar Grove National Cemetary, Petersburg, Virginia. He is the ""carpenter"" that built the first barn at the ""forks"" in 1837 on the Flats across from the downtown area of Midland.

Mr. Chamberlain and his wife came from the Empire State in 1839 and lived in Saginaw fifteen years before coming on to Midland County. In this log cabin were held the first religious services for that area. Mr. Chamberlain often went among the Indians to bring them the Gospel.

His family of nine children were: Mary C., Eriel, Levi B., J. Addison, John M., Caroline, Clarissa, C. Adniger, and Daniel L.; In Memory of Members and Friends Who Died in 1959: Mrs. B.B. Ball, Mrs. Bessie Carey, James B. Davidson, Mrs. Susie Dowd, Miss D.C. Estabrook, Mrs. Ralph J. Hyde, Ralph J. Hyde, Floyd W. Lewis, Mrs. I.B. McMurtry, Elroy S. Sias, Charles E.
Object Name Print, Photographic
Place Ingersoll Township/Midland County
Orig/copy Copy
Print size 8" x 10"
Collection Midland County Historical Photograph Collection
Source Midland County Historical Photograph Collection
Search Terms Township, Ingersoll
People Winslow
Subjects Log cabins