Biography of Samuel McCloud McKeever Wood

Topeka, Kansas, had no more interesting personality among its citizens than Sam Wood, whe still coeupies the beautiful home he and his wife erected many years ago on the northeast corner of Tenth and Fillmore streets. This home is a landmark and spot of beauty in Topeka’s residential district. Mr. and Mrs. Wood personally supervised



Biography of John W. Cook

John W. Cook, engaged in the insurance business in the Merchants Exchange building in St. Louis, was born in Fayette county, Ohio, July 20, 1878. His father, Major James F. Cook, who served the Union cause with distinction in the Civil war, was a farmer and a republican political leader. His mother, Mary Augusta (Myers)



Biography of Isaac Thompson Cook

Isaac Thompson Cook has earned his popular place among the distinguished men of St. Louis through his connection with the erection of many of the finest office buildings and commercial structures which have recently transformed the business section into one of metropolitan proportions. About the time when the exposition was attracting to the city many



Biography of John W. Bocock

John W. Bocock, a retired business man at Sidney, has had an unusual range of experience varying from that of an old time telegraph operator to a cotton planter and farmer. Much of his active career has been passed in Champaign County but his business acquaintance is widely extended. Mr. Bocock was born near Washington



Biography of Harlan P. Ustick, A. M., M. D.

The medical profession in Boise is ably represented by Dr. Harlan Page Ustick, a prominent homeopathic physician, who was born in Fayette county, Ohio, on the 26th of November, 1848. His paternal grandfather was a Baptist minister, who, leaving his home in France, crossed the Atlantic to New York City, where he passed the residue



Biographical Sketch of William P. Snyder

William P. Snyder, deceased, was for many years closely connected with the community interests in and about Dover, Shawnee County, and some record of his life and family connections should be entered in this publication. He was born in Fayette County, Ohio, October 8, 1828. His parents John and Malinda (Campbell) Snyder had three children,



Biographical Sketch of Benjamin C. Parrett

Parrett, Benjamin C.; real estate; born, Fayette County, O., 1879; son of Seth E. and Sarah Jane Creamer Parrett; educated, Washington C. H., Ohio, Grade and High School, Ohio State University, class 1902, degree B. Sc.; iron and steel chemist for five years; asst. supt. iron blast furnace, four years; real estate broker, two years;



Biographical Sketch of John Hunt

John Hunt, meat-market, Mattoon; was born in Fayette Co., Ohio, Nov. 6, 1837; his father came West to Illinois and settled in Jasper Co. in 1845; his early life was that of a farmer’s boy, and his advantages for securing an education somewhat limited; most of his education he obtained in the schools of Xenia,



Roll Of Capt. James Steele’s Company

(Probably from Fayette Co.) Served from August 22, until September 30, 1812. Capt. James Steele Lieut. George Grove Ensign, James McClure Sergt. Maj. Joseph H. Crane Sergt. John Folkirth Sergt. Ralph Wilson Sergt. John Strain Sergt. James Henderson Corp. Matt Patton Corp. Alexander Grimes Corp. George Harris Corp. David Henderson Privates Bay, James Bay, William



Roll Of Capt. Samuel Myers’ Company

(Probably from Fayette County) Served from July 26, until August 16, 1813 Capt. Samuel Myers Lieut. David Allen Ensign, John Popejoy Sergt. Arnold Richards Sergt. John Harrod Sergt. James Harvey Sergt. Solomon Parker Corp. Shreve Pancoast Corp. James Davis Corp. Michael Hawk Corp. Charles White Drummer, Armsted Carder Privates Allen, Elijah Allen, James Busick, George



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