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Biography of Chester Stevens

Chester Stevens, representing a pioneer family in Montgomery County, had been an active factor in local affairs and in the legal profession for the past ten years. He is now serving as county auditor, and also enjoys some influential and profitable connections as a...

Biographical Sketch of George S. Bishop

The George S. Bishop, second member of the firm of Case, Bishop & Heron, was born in Butler County, Ohio. He was a soldier in the United States Army; enlisted in Company A, One Hundred and Sixty-second Ohio Volunteer Infantry. In 1871 he came to Jewell County,...

Biographical Sketch of William L. Blair

Blair, William L.; railroad business; born, Hamilton, O., Dec. 27, 1858; son of William Henry and Angeline Linn Blair; educated, High School, Hamilton, O.; married, Hamilton, O., November, 1908, Ella Brant Elliott; member Troop A, O. N. G., 1886 to 1897; entered the...

Biographical Sketch of John Moreland Henderson

Henderson, John Moreland; lawyer; born, Newville, O., April 14, 1840; son of James T. and Ann Moreland Henderson; graduate Miami University, 1862; married, College Hill, O., June 20, 1872; seven children; member law firm of Henderson, Quail & Siddall.

Biography of Peter G. Johnson

Peter G. Johnson. The years 1858 and 1859 were particularly important ones in the history of Kansas. With the adoption of a constitution in the latter year, the peaceful, homeseeking settlers who had come from afar, even from other lands, to establish themselves on...

Biography of Casius M. Gay

Casius M. Gay, who is now serving his third term as sheriff of Sequoyah county, is one of the prominent citizens of Sallisaw. He is a southerner by birth, born near Jacksontown, Leslie county, Kentucky, on the 5th of February, 1889, a son of Henry and Arkie (Davidson)...

Jewell, Jessee – Obituary

In Memorium In memory of Jesse Jewell who died at Cove Oregon, April 25, 1894, age 53 years and 16 days. Mr. Jewell was borne in Buttler county, Ohio, April 9, 1841, came to Illinois with his father, in the year ’59, residing there until the war 1861. He...

Budd, Thursa Gifford – Obituary

Mrs. Thomas Budd died Friday, Oct. 27, 1911 of heart trouble aggravated by a stroke of paralysis she suffered two months before. Mrs. Budd, who was Thursa E. Gifford before her marriage, was born in England, County of Devon 66 years ago, and came to America when a...
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