Bert R. Parrott, a mechanical engineer and one of the directors of the Dorris Motors Corporation of St. Louis, was born in Mendon, Ohio, in December, 1873, his parents being Joseph J. and Harriet (Waters) Parrott. The father was a native of Virginia and was of French descent. The mother was born in Ohio belonging
The County treasurer of Lincoln County, Idaho, C. W. Wernicke, is also the pioneer hardware merchant of Shoshone, and throughout the eighteen years of his residence here has been prominently connected with the various interests which have contributed to the growth, prosper-ity and advancement of town and County. He belongs to that class of progressive
Excell, Matthew B.; attorney; born, July 13, 1869, Jackson, Mich.; son of John Wesley and Emily Tayler Excell; educated, Cleveland public schools and Central High School, graduated Mt. Union College, 1888, Ph. B., 1891; married, Oct. 3, 1894, Maud M. Amerman of Alliance, O.; one son, Allen J., born May 14, 1896; while at college
Edwin E. Sapp. There has been a Sapp connected with the bar of Cherokee County almost since the City of Galena was founded. Coming to that town in January, 1884, after having worked and studied earnestly to prepare himself for the bar, earning his own living in the meantime, Edwin E. Sapp in a comparatively
Lowell, Edwin Dwight; sec’y American Fork & Hoe Co.; born, Jackson, Mich., 1872; son of Judson Clarke and Mary Jane Kellogg Lowell; married, Cleveland, April 17, 1907, Florence Adams; sec’y and director The American Fork & Hoe Co.; same offices in The National Handle Co.; Mason; member Country, Euclid, and Athletic Clubs.
SMITH, Julia Eliza Todd7, (Daniel6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 5, 1825, in East Rodman, N. Y., died Nov. 30, 1898, in Jackson, Mich. She married in Rodman, N. Y., Jan. 1, 1846, Andrew Jackson Smith, who was born May 3, 1825, died May 15, 1852. Children: I. Milo Ezra, b. April 21,
John Todd7, (Daniel6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 22, 1810, in East Rodman, N. Y., died Dec. 25, 1887, in Jackson, Mich., married April 20, 1835, Nancy Morris Merwin, who was born Aug. 26, 1814, died Nov. 15, 1891. They were buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Jackson Mich. Children: *1522. Betsey Sylinda, b. July
Harry G. Crafts, one of Redlands most enterprising horticulturists, was born in Jackson, Michigan, in 1853. His father, Myron H. Crafts, was the first settler in Crafton, California, which place was named after him. The subject of this sketch is extensively engaged in farming and fruit raising, and lives four miles west of Redlands.
Mrs. Ellen Woods Crafts Meacham. This lady, who, with her husband and family, occupies as a residence one of the old landmarks of the county (the well known Crafton Retreat), is a native of Jackson, Michigan, and daughter of Myron Harwood and Miranda (Capen) Crafts. Her father, who was born in Whately, the family seat,
George H. Crafts, a rancher near Redlands, was born in New York City in 1844, and came to California with his father in 1861. His father, Myron H. Crafts, was born in Whately, Massachusetts, in 1816, and established the first temperance grocery in New York City. He also had a large meat-curing house there, but