Cottages 110-148

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Cottages 110 to 148

Click on the address of the following historically significant cottages to view photographs and a history of the early ownership, including the liber (book) and page numbers recording each legal land transaction copied from Ottawa County public records by Elizabeth Morgan, who researched their history.

Lots 112 115 2253 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 118, 119 2451 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 127 129 2439 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 130 131 2427 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 132 133 2423 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 134 135 2419 Lake Michigan Drive
Lot 139 2409 Lake Michigan Drive
Lot 140 2405 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 141, 142 2401 Lake Michigan Drive
Lots 143 145 2385 Lake Michigan Drive
Lot 146 2379 Lake Michigan Drive
Lot 147 2375 Lake Michigan Drive
Lot 148 2371 Lake Michigan Drive


lot 112 b

lot 112 a
2253 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 112, 113, 114, 115

1931 Winnie Dykema Lot 112, W. C. Hopson S ½ Lot 113
Blake Memorial N½ Lots 113, 114, W. C. Hopson Lot 115
1928 Ottawa Beach Resort Co. (All. 1st to own all Lots)
1924 James Tietsart Lot 115, S ½ 113
1913 To Henry E. Van Kampen from Auditor General (L77, P 506) Lot 112
1908 To Lillian SmithScott from Bertha S. Towne (L132, P 569) Lots 115 and S ½ 113
1910 To Bertha S. Towne from Lillian Smith Scott (L127, P 607) Lots 115 and S ½ 113
1901 To Minnie W. Dykema from Ch. M. Heald (L102, P 344) Lot 112
1901 To Bertha S. Towne from Ch. M. Heald (L102, P 286) Lots 115 and S ½ 113

Constructed in 1928 by the Ottawa Beach Resort Co.as the clubhouse for WMPA

Additions: Enclosed back porch


lot 118 b

lot 118 a
2451 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 118 and 119

1931 Charles Kirchen
1929 Agnes W. Nind Lot 119, Walter F. Whitman Lot 118
1929 Wm. Bertles Lot 118
1929 Edward S. Raymond Lot 119
1928 Ottawa Beach Resort Co. Lots 118 and 119
1920 Helen N. French Lot 118
1909 To Helen M. Nind from Old National Bank of Grand Rapids (L141, P 235) Lot 118
1908 To The Old National Bank of Grand Rapids from Cordelia A. Parker (L137, P 309) Lot 118
1909 To Cordelia Parker from Henry Spring by executor (L129, P 464) Lot 118
1909 To Cordelia Parker from Willard S. Spring (L129, P 465) Lot 118
1909 To Cordelia Parker from Cora S. Raymond (L129, P 466) Lot 118
1901 To Fedora E. Brown from Ch. M. Heald (L102, P 287) Lot 119
1899 To Cordelia Parker from Ch. M. Heald (L93, P 410) Lot 118
Additions: Too numerous to catalogue.


Lot 127B

Lot 127A

2439 Lake Michigan Avenue –WMPA Lots 127, 128, and 129

Following WWII, the brothers Thomas, Richard, James and Gerald R. Ford built this simple faux-log cabin cottage on a concrete slab on the site of a cottage which had been destroyed in the fire of 1910. The Ford brothers and their families shared the cottage until the early 1960’s when it was sold to the current owners.


2427 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 130 and 131
1931 Walter Idema Lot 130 and N ½ 131, Edward Idema S ½ Lot 131

1919 Henry Heystek, Addison A. Barber, Florence H. Branelt, Thomas Strahan  Lot131, J Newton Nind et al Lot 130 and part of 131
1917 To J Newton Nind from Samuel Van Hoefen (L 169, P531) Lot 130 and N ½ 131
1908 To S. Van Hoefen from Emily Gregory (L 125 P 43) Lot and 130 and pt 131
1908 To Emily Gregory from Thomas W . Strahan (L125, P 43) Lot S ½ 131
1903 To William A. Marxen from Auditor General (L97, P 234) Lot 130
1898 To Addison A. Barker from Thomas W. Strahan (L92, P 131) ½ of Lot 131
1898 To Thomas W. Strahan from Charles M. Heald (L93, P 198) Lot 131
1897 To Thomas W. Strahan from WMPA (L94, P 18) Lot 131
1896 To Emily G.Gregory from Charles M. Heald (L84, P 466) Lot 130
1896 To Emily G.Gregory from Jerome Miner (L89, P 199) Lot 130
1896 To Jerome Miner from WMPA (L84, P 467) Lot 130


lot 132 a

lot 132 b

lot 132 c

2423 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 132 and 133

1931 Edward Idema Lot 132, Ralph Conger Lot 133
1919 Henry Heystek Both Lots
1919 Addison A Barber Both Lots
1919 Florence H. Brandt Both Lots
1902 To Charles W. Baxter from Henry F. Stanton  (L 109, P 64) Lot 133ex. W 10’
1903 To H. A. Tonen from Charles M. Baxter  (L 120, P 324) Lot 133
1898 To Addision A. Barber from Horace W. Davis  (L 93, P 51) Lot 132
1898 To Addision A. Baxter from Henry Spring  (L 93, P 49) Lot 132
1889 To Addision A. Barber from Henry F. Stanton  (L 93, P 50) Lot 132
1898 To Henry F. Stanton from C. M. Heald  (L 93, P 226) Lot 133
1892 To Addision A. Barber from Elijah H. Foote  (L 69, P 514) Lot 132
1896 To Henry F. Stanton from Jerome Miner  (L 89, P 223) Lot 133
1891 To Elijah H. Foote from WMPA  (L 70, P 533) Lot 132


lot 134 b

lot 134 a
2419 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 134 135

1931 Ralph Conger ½ Lot 134
Warren Snow Lot 135 and ½ Lot 134
1906 To Frederick L. Baxter from Charles. W. Baxter (L 126, p254) Lots 134 and 135
1902 To Charles W. Baxter from Henry F. Stanton (L107, P 611) Lots 134 and 135
1902 To Alfred W. Hentig from WMPA (L96, P 597) Lot 135
1903 To H. A. Tonen from Charles M. Baxter (L120, P 324) Lot 134
1899 To Franeis andBessis Hentig from Charles M. Heald (L93, P 408 Lot 135
1898 To Henry F. Stanton from C. M. Heald (L 93 P226) Lots 133 and 134
1899 To Henry F. Stanton from Francis and Bessie Hentig (L88, P 104) Lot 135
1896 To Caroline Goebel from WMPA (L 84, P 491) Lot 135
1896 To Henry F. Stanton Fron Henry M. Goebel (L84, P 492) Lot 134
Constructed in 1902 to 1901 by Henry Stanton


Lot 139c

Lot 139a

Lot 139b
2409 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lot 139

1931 N ½ William B.Banks S ½Mrs. Helen M Dix
1912 70 Emma Foote Dexter from Elijah J. Foote (L121, P 24) Lot w ½ 139
1907 To E. J. Foote from Triangle Land Co (L77, P 373) from Lot pt 139
1907 To Triangle Land Co from Auditor General (L77, P 77) Lot pt 139
1900 To Ada M.Morman from Samuel Morman (L102, P 77) Lot 2/3 139
1900 Samuel J. Morman from Charles M. Heald (L93, P 603) Lot E 2/3 139
1900 To E.J. Foote from Charles M. Heald L9,3 P 601) Lot w ½ 139
1899 To Elijah J. Foote from Samuel Morman L93, P412) W 1/3 Lot 139
1893 To Samuel Morman from John H. Hosken (L73, P  267) Lot 139
1891 To John H. Hosken from WMPA (L70, P 5 49) Lot 139
Constructed in 1895 to  1900 by Samuel Morman
Additions: Right Side Porch


lot 140a

lot 140b
2405 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lot 140

1931 Mrs. Helen M. Dix
1900 To Samuel A. Morman from Charles M. Heald (L93, P 603) Lot W 2/3 140
1900 To Ada M. Morman from Samuel A. Morman (L102, P 77) Lot W 2/3 140
1899 To George Heinzelman from Stewart T. Foote (L93, P 389) Lot E 1/3 140
1899 To Samuel A. Morman from Stewart T. Foote (L93, P 406) Lot W 2/3 140
1898 To Stewart T. Foote from Cyrus E. Perkins (L93, P 160) Lot 140
1890 To Cyrus E. Perkins from WMPA (L70, P 332) Lot 140
Constructed in 1900 to 1905 by Samuel Morman
Additions: Extended porch, Lean-to in rear


lot 142 b

lot 142 a
2401 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lots 142 and  143

1931 Mrs. George G. Heinzelman W ½ 141 and 142 E. J. Gamble E ½ 142
1919 Della F. Perkins E ½ 142
1919 Della F. Perkins W ½ 142
1898 To George G. Heinzelman from Elias Matter (L89, P 633) Lot 141
1898 To Elias Matter from Ch. M. Heald (L89, P 632) Lot 141
1898 To Elias Matter from WMPA (L 94, P 136) Lot 141
1899 To Della F. Perkins from Charles W Wright (L100, P 15) Lot 142
1899 To Della F. Perkins from Ch. M. Heald (L93, P 340) Lot 142
1899 To Charles Wright from WMPA (L94, P 401) Lot 142
Constructed in 1908 by E. H. Foote


Lot 143a

Lot 143
2385 Lake Michigan Drive-WMPA Lots 143, 144 and 145

1931 E. J. Gamble Lots 143 and 144, Harry E. Fairchild Lot 145
1916 To Edward J. Gamble from Elizabeth Petheram (L 175, P 76) Lots 143 and 144
1915 To Cornelius Crawford from Lydia Harrington (L 165, P 631) Lot 145
1911 To Lillie B. DeCamp from William Marxen (L 142, p 337) Lot 144
1903 To William A. Marxem from Auditor General (L 97, P 234) Lot 144
1893 To Elizabeth Petheram from James Petheram (L 82, P 30) Lots 143 and 144
1892 To James W. Petheram from WMPA (L 74, P 230) Lots 143 and 144
1892 To Lydia Harrington from WMPA (L 78, P 324) Lot 145
Additions: Left second story, new back porch, reshingled
Constructed between 1894 and 1900 for Elizabeth Petheram
Entire Cottage destroyed by fire in November 2002 following eight years of repair and restoration
This watercolor of the cottage was formally presented to the current owner and her family at the 2003 Labor Day picnic.

Lot 146B

Lot 146A
2379 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lot 146

1893 Hydrat Herrington
1854 Albertus Van Raalte from Auditor General (L4, P 413) Lot 146
1862 To Clarissa Britain from Calvin Britain (L15, P 202) Lot 146
1867 To Henry D. Post from Clarissa Britain (L5, P 159) Lot 146
1869 To Henry D. Post from Auditor General (LV. P 395) Lot 146
1879 To Maria Kanters etal from Aldert Plugger (L 39, P 3) Lot 146
1876 To Jan Trirufre and Henry D. Post from Albertus C. Van Raalte (L45, P 94) Lot 146
1882 To Jan Ver Schure etal from Jan Trirurfre (L47, P 86) Lot 146
1885 To WMPA from William Verschure (L61, P 435) Lot 146
1892 To Lydia T. Herrington from WMPA (L78, P 324) Lot 146
1891 To Henry Sfiring from WMPA (L38, P 220) Lot 146
1892 To WMPA from Henry Sfiring (L28, P 190) Lot 146
1891 To WMPA from Charles H. Frank and Fredrick H. Leonard (L1, P 275) Lot 146
1892 To WMPA from Charles H. Frank and Fredrick H. Leonard (L1, P 282) Lot 146
1907 To John C. Post from Henry D. Post (L104, P 208) Lot 146
1898 To Kate G. Post from John C. Post (L112, P 160) Lot 146
1915 To Cornelius and Anna J Crawford from Lydia T. Crawford (L165, P 631) Lot 146
1922To Harry E. Fairchild and Kate F. Fairchild from Cornelius Crawford (L195, P 290) Lot 146


Lot 147B

Lot 147A
2375 Lake Michigan Avenue -WMPA Lot 147

Information about the ownership of this cottage between the years 1886 and 1936 is currently unavailable.

 

lot 148 b

lot 148 a
2371 Lake Michigan Ave -WMPA Lots 148 and 149

1931 Mr. Howard Baker Lot 148
1926 Albert Kortenhoff  Lot 149
1922 Kate A. Baxter Lot 148
1903 To William Marxen from Auditor General (L97, P234) Lot 148
1902 To William Marxen from Auditor General (L96, P630) Lot 148  (certificate of error)
1901 To Kate A. Baxter from Amorilla Munson (L102, P326) Lot 148
1901 To Minnie Dykema from Charles M. Heald (L102, P 345) Lot 149
1889 To Amorilla Munson from WMPA (L70, P 94) Lot 148
Constructed in 1901 for Amorilla Munson

 

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