Van Buren Co., Michigan

              1870 All Name Census Index
With the organization of the Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society in 1987, several projects were initiated. One was the indexing of the 1870 Van Buren County census. This project was enthusiastically tackled by the membership.
A map showing the townships and their locations in Van Buren County has been included along with the list of abbreviations for each township.
This index is an every name index. At times the quality of the microfilm was very poor and the 1870 style of handwriting was almost illegible. So, we beg your tolerance for mistakes, if any.
A sincere thank you goes to the readers and recorders of the microfilm, to the indexers, to the typists and the proof readers. Without you this project would still be in the planning stage.
          NAME                    ABBREVIATION
                          Almena Twp.               ALT
                 
                          Antwerp Twp.              ANT
                 
                          Arlington Twp.            ART
                 
                          Bloomingdale Twp.         BLT
                 
                          Bangor Twp.               BNT
                 
                          Columbia Twp.             CLT
                 
                          Decatur Twp.              DCT
                 
                          Decatur Village           DCV
                 
                          Deerfield Twp.            DRT
                 
                          Geneva Twp.               GNT
                 
                          Hamilton Twp.             HMT
                 
                          Hartford Twp.             HRT
                 
                          Keeler Twp.               KLT
                 
                          Lawton Village            LTV
                 
                          Lawrence Twp.             LWT
                 
                          Lawrence Village          LWV
                 
                          Pine Grove Twp.           PGT
                 
                          Paw Paw Twp.              PPT
                 
                          Paw Paw Village           PPV
                 
                          Porter Twp.               PRT
                 
                          South Haven Twp.          SHT
                 
                          South Haven Village       SHV
                 
                          Waverly Twp.              WVT
                 
                          This is comprised of  28 col.


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