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Edward Elliott Todd of Hornell NY

Edward Elliott Todd8, (George N.7, Caleb6, Caleb5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 14, 1844, married July 5, 1866, Emma A., daughter of Rev. Isaac Foster. They lived in Hornell, N. Y. Children: 1984. Mary Elliott, b. March 24, 1867. 1985. George Foster, b. Dec. 8, 1868. 1986. Edward Herman, b. Feb. 21, 1872. 1987. Louisa Augusta, b. June,...

Biography of William M. Rounds

William M. Rounds. Among the men who have won places of responsibility in the gas and oil business in Kansas, one of the best known is William M. Rounds, district superintendent for this part of Kansas and local manager at Caney of the Prairie Pipe Line Company. From the time of his graduation from high school, twenty-three years ago, Mr. Rounds has been identified with his present line of business, and few men are better informed in its various branches. He has been a resident of Caney since 1915 and has already established himself in the confidence of the people of this thriving city. William M. Rounds was born in Buchanan County, Iowa, July 25, 1876, and is a son of William M. and Emma (Stalnaker) Rounds. He belongs to a family which, originating in England, was founded in America during Colonial days, the first of the name in this country locating in Vermont. His grandfather, William Seward Rounds, was born in 1809, at Brattleboro, Vermont, subsequently removed to McKean County, Pennsylvania, where he was engaged in farming for a number of years, and in 1862 went to Olean, New York, and enlisted in the Union army for service during the Civil war. He was captured by the Confederates and sent to the awful Andersonville prison, where he died along with hundreds of his comrades, in 1864. William M. Rounds the elder was born in McKean County, Pennsylvania, May 20, 1851, and was there reared to manhood and received a public school education. On attaining his majority, in 1872, he came to Kansas and joined the buffalo hunters on...

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