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Erastus G. Olcott, farmer; P. O., Parma; was born in Madison County, N. Y., March 21, 1829; son of Israel and Laura (Adams) Olcott, natives of New York and of English ancestry. Mr. Olcott was married Dec. 25, 1852 to Maria E. Taber. He came to this county in 1856, and settled in sandstone tp., where he remained until 1858; he then moved to Concord tp. and bought 80 acres of land in sec. 3, for which he paid $9 per acre; said land is now worth $60 per acre. Mr. O. is a Republican.

Source: History of Jackson County, Michigan. Chicago: Inter-State Publishing Co., 1881, p. 834.

 

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