- Dr. B. T. Phillips - People that were
injured in the fire went to temporary hostipals. One of the doctor's records
showed that most of the patients had been moved to the hotel. Which at
that time was a hospital. One of the doctors was Dr. Phillips, who was
a Civil War veteran.
- The Reverend Pernin surrvived the fire
and later he wrote a book about the fire. He took some things from his
church and burried them in a hole he had dug. He took some things with
him. One thing was a tabernacle but when he was running he dropped it.
When he came back the tabernacle was not burned but everything else around
- Henry Bakeman - Most of the people were
trying to save themselves but Henry Bakeman was a memorable exception.
He lived in the Lower Sugar Bush with his wife and their six children.
There was no stream in the woods by his farm where the fire was spreading
to. Henery took his 6 children and 8 neighbor children to a plowed feild
and covered them with dirt to protect them. He had no shovel, so he used
his hands and buried them all except their faces. Then he covered himself
and his wife.
- William A. Howard- He wrote a letter
to Boston asking for help for the injured people. He estimated that 50
bodies were found near the eastern shoreline of Michigan. Some of the bodies
of people that died were not found. He made no estimate of the people that