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Biographical Sketch of John C. Campbell

Campbell, John C.; contractor and builder; born, Scotland, July 2, 1863; son of Robert and Mary Caird Campbell; common school education in Scotland; married, Scotland, Oct. 15, 1884, Jane N. Macmanis; has been in the building business all his life, learning the...

Biography of Andrew Roberts

ANDREW ROBERTS. – Andrew Roberts was born in Dundee, Scotland, August 12, 1822. When one year old he had lost both of his parents. He was then removed to Forfar. As soon as he was of proper age he learned the trade of a tailor, and when he had earned and saved...

Biography of Mrs. Mary A. Taylor

Mrs. Mary A. Taylor has for many years had her home in Champaign County, and is now living on the old homestead farm at Penfield in section 30 of Kerr Township, where with the aid of her son she is carrying on the farm management left in her hands after the death of...

Biography of Donald MacLeay

MacLeay, Donald, was born at Leckmelm, Ross Shire, Scotland, in August, 1834, and comes from an honorable ancestry. He was educated under a private tutor and at the academy in his native town. At the age of sixteen he accompanied his parents to Canada, settling on a...

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