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Ralph Bacon Genealogy

The Bacon Family Genealogy descends the Bacon family tree through the children of Ralph Bacon, 2nd. Ralph was born in New York State abt the year 1777. At the age of 17, about the year 1794, he traveled to Painesville Ohio. Eventually acquiring some land there, he would marry Mary Jourden in 1801. In 1820 he moved his family to Crawford County, Ohio, owning houses and land in the townships of Liberty and Whetstone. His wife died 5 Oct 1845, he died 15 Jun 1849. This union would produce 13 offspring, twelve of whom would marry and raise families of their own. This Bacon Family Genealogy is their story.

Biographical Sketch of Sylvester T. Everett

Everett, Sylvester T.; financier; born, Liberty, O., Nov. 27, 1838; son of Henry and Sarah von Pheil Everett; early education in district schools and Cleveland public schools; married, first time, January, 1860, Miss Mary Everett of Philadelphia; issue, four children; second marriage, Oct. 22, 1879, Alice Louise Wade, issue, two sons and three daughters; one of the sons, Homer, deceased; business career, messenger boy, clerk, supt. Oil Company, in Pennsylvania, 1868; came back to Cleveland, in banking position, 1876; vice pres. and gen. mgr. Second National Bank; pres. until 1882; founded National Bank of Commerce; retired from banking business in 1900, to devote time to private interests; interested Cleveland Rolling Mill Co., Little Consolidated Street R. R. Co., and the Cleveland Railway Co.; promoted and built many street and electric railroads; director the Citizens Savings & Trust Co.; large mining interests in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Michigan; prominent figure in Republican politics in the state and city; for fourteen years was city treasurer; owns several country homes. Recreations: Travel, Riding, Driving and Motoring in this country and...

Biographical Sketch of Chalmer G. Geodes

Geodes, Chalmer G.; sheet metal contractor; born, Liberty, Trumbull County, O., Dec. 25, 1871; son of James and Minerva McGeehon Geddes; district school education, Troy, Geauga County, O.; married, Cleveland, March 8, 1899, Lilon A. Bliss; two daughters, Helen and Hazel; learned the machinist trade at the Warner & Swasey Co., and for seven years followed the sheet metal branch of the trade; in 1900, formed a partnership with C. R. Bliss, con-ducting a general hardware store at Burton, O.; in the fall of 1903, moved their business to Glenville, O., and engaged in the furnace and sheet metal business; in 1911, sold out the hardware business, and Mr. Bliss retired; Mr. Geddes is now running the sheet metal business, has also done some real estate business; built the first four-family apartment house in Glenville; on the official board of the Glenville Christian Church for ten years, and a trustee for five years; his mother died when he was 4 years old and he was raised on a farm in Geauga county and came to Cleveland when he was...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas H. Wilson

Wilson, Thomas H.; banker; born, Liberty, Trumbull County, O., Oct. 9, 1841; common school education; married, Youngstown, O., Nov. 10, 1863, Louise Fellows; issue, two sons, Willard and Henry Bliss; in 1860, began as clerk in private bank of Wick Bros. & Co., Youngstown, 0.; came to Cleveland in 1888, as cashier of First National Bank; in 1903 became vice pres. of the First National Bank; trustee and member of Calvary Presbyterian Church; member Chamber of Commerce; regarded as one of the most profound students of banking in Northern...

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