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Biography of Benton Miller

The subject of this sketch was born in Sardis, Monroe county, Ohio, December 26, 1838. He lived in his birthplace until he was sixteen years of age, when his parents moved to Missouri and settled in what is now Colfax township, Daviess county, in 1855. In 1861 he...

Biographical Sketch of I. B. Gurney

I. B. Gurney was born April 10, 1845, near Cleveland, Ohio. His father, Asa H. Gurney, was a native of Ohio, and his mother, Catherine Sortor Gurney, a native Allegany County, New York. When he was ten years of age his parents moved to Lake County, Ohio, where they...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas J. Wood

Thomas J. Wood was born in Fountain county, Indiana, March 15, 1836. His parents were natives of Scott county, Kentucky, but migrated to Indiana, and from thence to Caldwell county, Missouri, when he was about three years of age, and soon moved to Daviess county. Mr....

Biographical Sketch of Lewis Evans

Lewis Evans was born in the village of Watertown, Jefferson county, New York, December 1834. His parents were natives of Massachusetts. Mr. Evans remained on the farm with his parents until he was twenty years of age, during which time he obtained his education. Going...

Biographical Sketch of Robert Carter

Robert Carter was born in Holmes county, Ohio, February 28, 1822. He was reared in his native county and there received his education. At the age of nineteen he migrated with his parents to Daviess county and settled on a farm, where he spent the next three years, and...

Biography of Frederick Converse Eastman, M. D.

Frederick Converse Eastman was born in Lincoln county, Ontario Province, Canada, December 28, 1842. His parents, William and Catharine Eastman, were also natives of Canada. His father dying when he was live years old, he lived with his mother until he was fourteen,...

Biographical Sketch of Henry G. Deering

Henry G. Deering is a native of Kentucky, and was born near Grayson, August 11, 1826. His father, John Deering, was born in Stokes county, North Carolina, in 1801. His mother was a native of Virginia. When he was quite young his parents moved to West Virginia,...

Biography of Michael W. Young

Michael W. Young is a native of Europe, and was born August 17, 1831. He is a son of Michael Young, a native of Germany, born May 11, 1804. The mother of Michael W., whose maiden name was Dorothy Wander, is also a native of Germany, born in 1802. Our subject remained...

Biographical Sketch of A. J. Kemberling

A. J. Kemberling is a native of Union county, Pennsylvania, and is the son of A. J. and. Catherine Kemberling, both of whom were natives of the same county. He was born March 24, 1828, and remained with his parents until he attained his twenty-first year; being...
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