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Do you know of Sagerville ???

This page is an orphan - a placeholder until we can discover more about Sagerville. When we encounter a name that is new to us, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope that we'll discover more information in the future. Such is the case with Sagerville.

Our sources for Sagerville (see Mentions and References below) indicate that it was a community with a post office by the same name. Unfortunately our sources aren't clear about the location of Sagerville other than they indicate that Sagerville would be found somewhere in Shiawassee County, Michigan.

From the Blevins / Hellbock List: The post office opened  in 1891 and closed  in 1901.

This entry could have originated in error. It might be that a source had a misprint, was simply wrong or we made a transcription error while referencing it. Many of the documents we reference are from the 1800s and the early 1900s, with some easier to read than others.

Part of the difficulty in identifying whether a name is a post office or a community lies with how Post Offices were named. We've prepared an article with our understanding of how post offices were named: Naming of Post Offices.

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Sagerville ...

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Sagerville:

Found in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

Rand McNally Map of Michigan (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

More Orphans in  Shiawassee County ...

Can you help?

As we explained above, when we encounter a name that might be a community or a post office we add it to our Gazetteer. If we have little information to go with the name, we call them Orphans. Below are Orphans that we believe to be located in Shiawassee County.

Corunna Coal MineKing
  
DeweyNorth Newberg
  
East DurandOlney
EnterpriseOwosso Junction
  
FabenPitt
  
Glass RiverRush
  
HartwellvilleSan
Hazel GreenSix Mile Mine
Hazelton 
 Venice
Judd's Corners 
 West Haven
Kelly SidingWoodhull

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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