Lizzy Kellog Legal Document

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Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections
Lizzy Kellog legal document
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According to the 1880 federal census for Benzonia, Benzie County, Michigan, Lizzie Kellogg lived with the family of A. L. Gridly, which included his wife, Grace, and their two daughters, Gracie, age 3 and Rena, age 1.

A. L. Gridley was the minister of the First Congregational Church in Benzonia, Michigan. Lizzie Kellogg was a member of that church in 1880 according to the Manual of the First Congregational Church of Benzonia, Michigan, 1899.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection contains a partial transcript of the trial of Lizzy Kellog vs. the First Congregational Church. Witnesses for the prosecution are Mrs. Hopkins, Miss Sarah Barbard, and Charles E. Bailey. For the defense, the only witness is the defendant, Miss Lizzy Kellog. The testimony contained herein concerns alleged illicit relations between the defendant and a Mr. Maltby (not present). The decision is not included.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Michigan State University Archives and Historical Collections February 1967

Conrad Hall
888 Wilson Road, Room 101
East Lansing , MI, 48824

Revision Description

  April 2000

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Legal Status

Copyright: Michigan State University. Property Rights: Michigan State University.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from this collection must be obtained from University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.

Custodial History

Gift of Amy Moss, 1962-07-15. Transferred by Michigan State University Museum

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • First Congregational Church (Benzonia, Mich.).

Personal Name(s)

  • Kellog, Lizzy
  • Moss, Amy


  • Legal documents -- Michigan

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Collection Inventory


Legal Document 1882