Beaver Island


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Beaver Island,

14 mi (23 km) long, from 3 to 6 mi (4.8–9.6 km) wide, off N Mich., in Lake Michigan. It is the largest island of the Beaver Archipelago and has forests, lakes, beaches, and a harbor at St. James village. The island's permanent inhabitants are mostly fishermen. James J. StrangStrang, James Jesse
, 1813–56, American Mormon leader, b. Cayuga co., N.Y. A lawyer and teacher, he migrated in 1843 to Wisconsin, was converted to Mormonism, and at the death of Joseph Smith (1844) claimed the succession, saying that he had had a vision in which God had
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 had a Mormon settlement there from 1847 to 1856.
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Beaver Island, Michigan, the largest blob in a small archipelago, is 13 miles long and six miles wide.
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