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- History of Scandinavians & Biographies 1897
Digital images of the manuscript. Biographies are specific to Iowa and Wisconsin.
- The Price of Our Heritage
WW1 biographies and photos for Ida County Iowa.
- Ida County, Iowa Biographies
Biographies specific to Ida County that were extracted from numerous sources.
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- Kansas Biographies
Over 2100 biographies specific to Kansas in the 19th and early 20th century have been added to a searchable database.
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- Biographies of Todd County
The following biographies are hosted on AccessGenealogy and represent individuals who resided in Todd County, Kentucky prior to the 1920's.
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- Medway Biographies and Genealogies
Digital images of the manuscript: The Medway Biographies And Genealogies, 1886 By Jameson.
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- Biographies of Missouri
This is the second volume from this set and contains 351 biographies and photographs of leading men of the first century of history in Missouri (1820-1921). Though this manuscript covers the entire state of Missouri, a good portion of the individual biographies are on people who had resided in St. Louis at some point in their life.
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- Biographies and Sketches of Cheshire County New Hampshire
These histories entails sketches of early industry, churches, military, and benevolent societies, as well as biographies, genealogies and sketches of the early settlers.
- Merrimack and Sullivan County New Hampshire Biographies
Extensive manuscript containing biographies on the leading citizens of these two southern New Hampshire counties.
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- Illustrated History of Union and Wallowa Counties, Oregon
Biographies from the manuscript depicting early Oregonians. Presently consisting of those for Union County only.
- Baker County, Oregon, Gold Mining History
The manuscript we now provide gives the reader an overlook of the gold mining, principally in Baker County, Oregon, but also extending to the counties of Grant, Harney, Malheur and Union. Along with the history of gold mining in Baker County, Oregon, this manuscript also provides detailed articles on the specific mercantile interests tied into the gold trade in Eastern Oregon, as well as biographies of the miners and principal players of the era.
- Harney County Biographies
"An Illustrated History of Baker, Grant, Malheur and Harney Counties" with a brief outline of the early history of the State of Oregon", Published 1902
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- Addison, Addison County, Vermont Sketches
The data in these pages describes the history of the town of Addison, to include the mercantile and industry, professional, military, and Ecclesiastical history of the town. Included with this history are brief sketches of leading citizens in 1885.
- Cornwall, Addison County, Vermont Sketches
The data in these pages describes the history of the town of Cornwall, to include the mercantile and industry, professional, military, and Ecclesiastical history of the town. Included with this history are brief sketches of leading citizens in 1885.
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- The Canadian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-Made Men
Ontario Volume only, written in 1880. In making a selection of names for the Biographical Dictionary, the Publishers have aimed to give a view of the representatives of the various interests of this Province: the Statesmen, the Preachers, the Lawyers, the Merchants, the Manufacturers, the Engineers, Educational and Medical Men, and indeed all who take part in the intellectual, social, and material progress of the people.