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Mary I. Todd Hopkins of Oregon

HOPKINS, Mary I. Todd9, (Morris8, Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) was born in Quasqueton, Buchanan County, Iowa, in 1856, married about 1877, M. M. Hopkins, who was a physician. Before her marriage she taught school for a few years. After their marriage they moved to the state of Washington and afterwards to Alaska. She died in Oregon in 1905. Children: I. Zilpah, m. Elbert Blackmar and they reside in Cal. II. Jessie, m.(???)Hunt, and they reside in...

Howard M. Todd of Quasqueton IA

Howard M. Todd9, (Morris8, Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1865, in Quasqueton, Ia., married in 1888, Jessie D. Norton. He has always been a farmer and in 1917 was living on his farm located about one mile from Quasqueton, Ia. Children: *2728. Harold L. 2729. Earl H. *2730. Pearl E. 2731. John A. 2732. Arthur M. 2733. Paul D. 2734. Theodore H. 2735. Forest N. 2736. Ruth E. 2737. Maurice...

Jessie V. Todd Lynch of Independence IA

LYNCH, Jessie V. Todd9, (Morris8, Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1862, in Quasqueton, Ia., married in 1888, H. T. Lynch. They reside in Independence, Ia., where he is largely interested in real-estate and also in the oil fields of Kansas and Oklahoma. Mrs. Lynch taught school for some years before her marriage. Children: I. Harry C., is a civil engineer and lived in Independence, Ia., he graduated from Wis. State College. II. Percy L., in 1917 he was attending the State Teachers College in Greeley, Col. III. Frank T., resides in Dennison, Ia., where he is one of the instructors in the High School, he graduated from the college at Grinnell, Ia. IV. Claire R., graduated from the State University of Ia., at Iowa City, in...

Morris Todd of Quasqueton IA

Morris Todd8, (Allen7, David6, Abraham5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in 1830, in Herkimer County, N. Y., died in 1902, in Quasqueton, Iowa, married about 1853, Clara F. Finlayson, who was born in 1836, in Onondaga County, N. Y. In his early life, Mr. Todd learned and worked at the shipwright trade. Removing to Michigan, he settled in Port Sanlac, St. Clair County, and engaged in the general merchandise business. It was while he was living here that he married Miss Finlayson. In 1854, he moved again, going to Iowa, and making the journey in a onehorse spring wagon and arrived at Quasqueton, June 2, 1854. Having purchased some land he began farming, engaging in general agricultural pursuits and stock-raising for many years. In fact, he was a prominent representative of that line of activity in Buchanan County, till the time of his death. He held the office of county supervisor for one term, having been elected on the Republican ticket, and was the first assessor of Liberty Township. Children: *2204. Albert Nelson, b. April 19, 1854. *2205. Mary I. *2206. Carrie A. *2207. Emma Viola. *2208. Jessie V. *2209. Howard M. 2210. Allen L.,...

Biography of Edward P. Cadwell

EDWARD P. CADWELL. – This substantial capitalist of Washington, and leading member of the legal profession of Tacoma, was born in Independence, Iowa, December 23, 1855, and was the son of Carlos C. and Emily E. (Ross) Cadwell, his mother having been a sister of Chief Justice Ross of Vermont. He resided in his native town, where he attended a public school, and in his seventeenth year entered the Iowa State Agricultural College, graduating as civil engineer in 1875. Returning home, he became principal for one year of the grammar department of the high school at Independence. Upon the completion of this task, he entered Simpson’s Law College of Des Moines, Iowa, form which he graduated in1877. On receiving his degree, he located in Logan, Iowa, and began the practice of his profession. Two years later he removed to Council Bluffs, where he built up a large business. Learning of the possibilities of the greater West, he came in 1885 to Washington, locating at Tacoma, where he opened an office and invested largely in real estate, from which he has reaped a golden harvest. In 1887 Mr. Cadwell for a time made Ellensburgh his home, and while there purchased a large amount of valuable real estate, among which was the well-known Johnson Hotel, a large three-story frame building. In 1888 he built as an addition a beautiful three-story brick, eighty-six by ninety feet, costing $30,000.00, and changed the name to the Ashler Hotel, a view of which is placed in this work. In the same year, in partnership with John A. Shoudy, he built the magnificent Shoudy and Cadwell...

Biography of William M. Rounds

William M. Rounds. Among the men who have won places of responsibility in the gas and oil business in Kansas, one of the best known is William M. Rounds, district superintendent for this part of Kansas and local manager at Caney of the Prairie Pipe Line Company. From the time of his graduation from high school, twenty-three years ago, Mr. Rounds has been identified with his present line of business, and few men are better informed in its various branches. He has been a resident of Caney since 1915 and has already established himself in the confidence of the people of this thriving city. William M. Rounds was born in Buchanan County, Iowa, July 25, 1876, and is a son of William M. and Emma (Stalnaker) Rounds. He belongs to a family which, originating in England, was founded in America during Colonial days, the first of the name in this country locating in Vermont. His grandfather, William Seward Rounds, was born in 1809, at Brattleboro, Vermont, subsequently removed to McKean County, Pennsylvania, where he was engaged in farming for a number of years, and in 1862 went to Olean, New York, and enlisted in the Union army for service during the Civil war. He was captured by the Confederates and sent to the awful Andersonville prison, where he died along with hundreds of his comrades, in 1864. William M. Rounds the elder was born in McKean County, Pennsylvania, May 20, 1851, and was there reared to manhood and received a public school education. On attaining his majority, in 1872, he came to Kansas and joined the buffalo hunters on...

Biographical Sketch of C. C. Zupp

He was born September 18, 1835 to George Peter Zupp (a native of France), and Elizabeth Zeuder of that country. They came to America and located in Pennsylvania. C. C. Zupp was born in Lancaster County, Pa., and when he was 3 years old they went to Wyandot County, Ohio. Three years later, they moved to Hillsdale County, Michigan. At the opening of the Civil War, he enlisted in the Eighteenth Michigan Infantry. After its close, he returned to Michigan, and moved to Buchanan County, Iowa. In 1869, he moved to Section 3, Douglas Township, Ida County, Iowa. At the time of 1869, Ida County cast only 32 votes, and only 3 families resided in Douglas Township. The Judge John H. Moorehead lived at the west edge of where Ida Grove was built later, and there were no homes between Mr. Zupp’s farm in Douglas Township and Mr. Moorehead’s home. The hardships experienced with pioneer life was common then. Mr. Zupp, at the age of 19, first married Jennie Crawfoot, a native of New York, and a daughter of Seth and Ann Eliza Crawfoot. To this union was born two children: A. D. and Ida. In 1867, Mr. Zupp was united in marriage with Julia Crawfoot, a sister of his former wife, and they had the following children: Jennie (wife of M. G. Sherman of Cushing, Ia); Jessie; Will; Blanche (wife of Charles Herrington); Belle (Mrs. Mertell); and Pearl. The wife and mother died in 1883. George Peter Zupp, the father of C. C. Zupp, was a veterinary surgeon by profession, and was a soldier under Napoleon Bonaparte, also...
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