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Roll Of Capt. John Humes’ Company

(Probably from Clermont Co.) Served from January 30, until April 10, 1814, and from January 11, until April 10, 1815. Capt. John Humes Lieut. James Turner Ensign Levi Moore Sergt John Steel Sergt. Thomas Holland Sergt. Charles Troy Sergt. John Meeks Corp. Joseph...

Roll Of Capt. Jacob Boerstler’s Company

(From Clermont County) Served from April 24, Until May 23, 1812. Capt. Jacob Boerstler Lieut. Thomas Kain Ensign Thomas Foster Sergt. Daniel Campbell Sergt. Edward Brown Sergt. Hally Raper Sergt. Chas. Waites Corp. John Conroy Corp. Samuel Raper Corp. John Hankins...

Biography of Henry Brandley

Henry Brandley was born in Switzerland October 12, 1839, and died at his beautiful home at Matfield Green in Chase County June 1, 1910. When he was about twelve years of age his parents came to America, being fifty-two days in crossing the ocean. In 1852 the family...

Biography of William Christee Smyser

William Christee Smyser, who died at Sterling, Kansas, August 9, 1917, had been for thirty-five years a resident of that section of the state. Few men have assumed and carried out to such a successful conclusion the larger responsibilities of business affairs. One of...

Biography of Louis R. Roter

Louis R. Roter. One of the very able business men of Parsons was the late Louis R. Roter, who was president of the Parsons Cold Storage and Crystal Ice Company and had followed merchandising and various lines of business in Kansas and other states for many years. He...

Biography of Oscar C. Baird, M. D.

Oscar C. Baird, M. D. Kansas is justly notable for the skill, learning and high character of the men who compose its medical fraternity and the profession here numbers among its members those whose scientific attainments are far beyond the ordinary. Among those well...

Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Tirzah B. McMillen

Mrs. TIRZAH B. McMILLEN. – Especial interest surrounds the life of those mothers who made possible the social conditions of our state. They will be held in everlasting remembrance. Tirzah, the daughter of Edward and Hannah H. Barton, was born in Clermont county,...

Biography of Arthur C. Shriver

Arthur C. Shriver, of the firm of A. C. Shriver & Sons, dealers in stoves, tinware and house-furnishing goods, Charleston; was born in Fleming Co., Ky., Jan. 30, 1813; when he was about 10 years old, his parents removed to Adams Co., Ohio; at the age of 18, he...
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