John Elisha Apsey Sr

was born November 10, 1863 to John and Susan Apsey.

john apsey egr villiage president 5-18-1899 to 3-18-1901
John Apsey was the Village President of East Grand Rapids Michigan from May 18, 1899 to March 18, 1901
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Citing this Record “Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925,” database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 December 2014), John E. Apsey and Jennie Bush, 05 Nov 1884; citing Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, v 1 p 156 rn 2724, Department of Vital Records, Lansing; FHL microfilm 2,342,474.
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John Apsey II obituary


John E. Apsey, Sr., aged 62, resident of East Grand Rapids for 32 years and former village president,
 died yesterday. He had been ill since Jan. 1. Mr. Apsey was born in Canada, and came to Lowell with
 this parents when 6 months old, living in Paris township for 30 years. He had conducted a meat market
 and grocery for 15 years.

Surviving are six daughters, Mrs. George Hopp, Mrs. Henry Koopman, Mrs. John Roetman, Mrs. Frank
 Miller, Miss Margaret Apsey and Miss Jeanette Apsey; and six sons, John Apsey, Jr., William, Arthur,
 Charles, James and Robert Apsey.

Funeral services will be held at the home of his son, John E. Apsey, Jr., 221 Carlton ave., SE., Saturday
 afternoon at 2 o'clock. Burial will be in Oak Grove cemetery.

Grand Rapids Herald September 17, 1926 page 3
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APSEY-- John E. Apsey, sr., aged 62 years, of 2218 Wealthy st., S. E., died Thursday afternoon at Miller Sanitarium. He is survived by a widow, six sons and six daughters. Also two sisters, Mrs. James DeYoung of East Grand Rapids and Mrs. Austin Schiedel of Coopersville and one brother, Alvin Apsey of Caledonia. Funeral services will be held at the residence of John E. Apsey, jr., at 221 Carlton-av., S. E., at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon. Interment in Oak Grove cemetery.
Photo taken by Susan Straw ~ August 2015
Photo taken by Susan Straw ~ August 2015

John is buried in Oak Grove Cemetery
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 1, Lot 66, Space 1