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(Timeline of Records below) From the research of Kevin Everingham 2000-2011
1864 Marriage (film #985693) Solomon WILES, 23 married Clolibda READ, 21, on 1 May 1864 at Gratiot County, MI
1870 CENSUS New Haven, Gratiot, MI Aug 15,..(#44, 44),...Solomon Wiles 27, farmer, b.OH,.. Clolilda, 27, keeping house, b.NY,... Jenlilla, 5, female, b.IN... Alfred 1, son, b.MI
1880 CENSUS of New Haven, Gratiot, MI Page 545 A, #424
Solomon Wiles, 38, b.OH parents born in PA, married, farmer... Chlatilde, 37, wife, b.NY, parents born in NY,... Alfred, 11 b.MI, son, at school,... Blanche, 5 b.MI, dau.
since daughter Jenlilla is no longer here, she likely died by 1880.
1895 Gratiot Co. MI Marriage Record (film #985694) William A. Zerba, 21 b.MI, s/o Clinton Zerba & Phoebe Purdy,.. married 16 Nov 1895 at Gratiot Co. MI to Blanch Wiles, 20, b.MI d/o Soloman Wiles
1901 Gratiot Co. Imperial Atlas, lists a (William Zerber) who owned land in Section 16, of New Haven Township. There is no record of any "Zerber" families in Gratiot County. This is certainly a clerical typo for (William Zerba)
1906 Death Record (B51854-3) Solomon Wiles, 65, b.PA, farmer, married, d.30 Oct 1906 at New Haven Township, Gratiot County, MI,... father: Jos.Wiles, mother: Lucinda E. Jones.
1920 New Haven Township, Gratiot County, MI CENSUS Page 3A;
William A. Zerba 45, Blanche 44 (wife), Pearl A. 19 (dau), Lawson A. 16 (son), William A. 12 (son), Earl A. & Merl A. 9 (twin sons). All born in Michigan. William was a farmer, his father is noted as born in Ohio.
1921 New Haven Township Cemetery, Gratiot County lists;
William A. Zerba (lot 262) born 1874, died 1921. Bessie M. Blanch Zerba (lot 262) born 1875, died Oct 15, 1927