Source: Stockbridge Area genealogical/historical Society

•MUNITH  is a small unincorporated community in Henrietta Township southwest of Stockbridge.

•The town was founded when the Grand Trunk Western Railroad put in a depot stop in the early 1800’s.

•Jean Baptiste Berard claimed to have settled in the Munith area in 1816 and had established a trading post in 1831.

•Nearby Batteese Lake was named after him. In 1839, a local settler, Henry Hurd, organized the first post office in the area and named the township Henrietta, after his hometown of Henrietta, New York.

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