Beasley Family Cemetery Records, Brown County, Ohio

(Loc. 4 mi. N. of Aberdeen on Rt. 763 and East Fork Rd.) BEASLEY Anna, d. 7 Dec. 1841, ae. 61 yrs. Wife of Benjamin. Benjamin, d. 24 July 1851, ae. 78 yrs., 7 mos., 11 days. Husband of Anna. Benjamin Jr., d. 16 Dec. 1844, ae. 39 yrs. John T., d. 3 June 1821,



Slave Narrative of Arnold Gragston

Interviewer: Martin Richardson Person Interviewed: Arnold Gragston Location: Eatonville, Florida Age: 97 (Verbatim interview with Arnold Gragston, 97-year old ex-slave whose early life was spent helping slaves to freedom across the Ohio River, while he, himself, remained in bondage. As he put it, he guessed he could be called a ‘conductor’ on the underground railway,



Biography of Jesse A. Tolerton

JESSE A. TOLERTON. There are few enterprise which contribute a larger quota to the convenience of the residential and transient public than the well-appointed livery stable. A prominent one in Forsyth is that conducted by Mr. Jesse A. Tolerton who enjoys a widespread reputation, and the city may congratulate herself upon the presence of such



Biographical Sketch of Henry King

It is not the rule for men to follow the trade or profession to which they are best adapted and to achieve the dominant ambition of their lives. This inclination and result can in absolute truth be said of Capt. Henry King. He learned the printer’s trade because the attraction was irresistible, and advanced from



Biography of Augustus M. Evans

Augustus M. Evans. In the administration of the affairs of county government the duties of few offices are more important than are those of the sheriff. To occupy this position acceptably the incumbent must be a man of unquestioned courage, for even in the most law abiding communities he is frequently called upon to face



Callahan, Daniel Peter – Obituary

Wallowa, Wallowa County, Oregon Daniel P. Callahan Laid To Rest Daniel Peter Callahan, old time resident of Joseph, passed away in the Marshall nursing home in La Grande Sunday evening, Aug. 3. He was born Dec. 11, 1866, at St. Martin’s, Brown County, Ohio, the son of Hugh and Anna Callahan. He came to Joseph



Biography of George H. Long

George H. Long is a business man of Kansas City, Kansas, where he has been located for the past eight years. As an undertaker he has built up a large clientage on the basis of thorough and competent service, and has given to that profession the best of his energies and his conscientious study for



Biography of Joseph Kennedy Hudson, General

Gen. Joseph Kennedy Hudson. One of the ablest soldiers of Kansas and most determined fighter for the free-state movement, the late General Hudson will have a lasting fame not only for what he did in the trying years of Kansas’ youth, but also as founder and for many years editor of the Topeka Capital. It



Biography of Francis Marion Abbott

Francis Marion Abbott. Prominent among the men who have been helpful factors in the development of Southeastern Kansas, is found Francis Marion Abbott, president of the Neosho Valley Bank, of Chanute. Mr. Abbott came to Neosho County in 1867 as a veteran of the Civil war, and for many years was engaged in farming, and



Mock, Herbert – Obituary

Two Die When Car Skids On Higway Ernest Pulliam was killed instantly and Herbert Mock fatally injured when Pullam’s car skidded in soft gravel near Unity, between Baker and Huntington Friday of last week. Mock died a few hours after the accident in a Baker hospital. Pullam was a resident of Boise, while Mock was



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