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  • Location of Middleville, Michigan

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    Middleville is also known as: Barry County / Middleville village.

    History

    The first white settler to own land in the village was Calvin G. Hill, a native of New York, who bought 400 acres (1. 6 km) in 1834 on both sides of the Thornapple River. The village was likely surveyed and subdivided before 1850, but the plat was not officially recorded until 1859. Prior to 1843, the settlement was often called "Thornapple". The name Middleville was at first given to a post office on the stage coach line between Grand Rapids and Kalamazoo. The post office was located at the house of Benjamin S. Dibble in section 2 in northeast Yankee Springs Township. Dibble had agreed to accept the post office at the request of U. Representative Lucius Lyon, of Kent County. Lyon suggested the name "Dibbleville", but Dibble disliked that name. "Middleville" was suggested because of the proximity of an Indian village known as "Middle Village" on Scales Prairie near the boundary line between Thornapple and Yankee Springs townships. Dibble was appointed postmaster in July 1839 and continued until 1842. The next postmaster, John W. Bradley,...

    There is currently 1 funeral home listing for the city of Middleville, Michigan.

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Beeler Funeral Home
914 W Main St Send flowers
Middleville, MI 49333