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Biography of Nelson Schoonover

NELSON SCHOONOVER. – It now becomes our pleasant privilege to outline the career of the enterprising and progressive citizen, whose name initiates this paragraph, and who has wrought in Union county for many years, ever being active for its upbuilding and advancement, while his wisdom and energy and ability have served in many instances for the good of his fellows. Mr. Schoonover has been occupied in many different lines of industry, but in them all he has never forgotten its labor for the town and county where his lot was cast, and to-day he stands as one of our most public-spiritied and broad-minded citizens, while his moral worth is commensurate with his other commendable activities and qualities. Our subject was born in Monroe county, Pennsylvania, on May 24, 1838, being the son of Samuel G. and Mary (Heller) Schoonover, farmers of that state. During his minority, he remained under the parental roof, obtaining a good education from the schools and also learning the miller’s trade, but when he reached the age of nineteen, he migrated to Fort Wayne, Indiana, and there worked at his trade for a period of six years. In 1864, he crossed the plains with mule teams to northeastern Oregon and thence to Idaho City, Idaho, where he engaged in placer mining for a time and then took up earning from Umatilla Landing to Boise Basin mines and to Walla Walla. His first winter was spent near Walla Walla, and after that he entered the stock business, locating in Wallowa, and for about eight years subsequent to that time he carried the mail and operated a...

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records

1790 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Monroe County, Pennsylvania PAGenWeb Project Chestnut Hills Township Hamilton Township Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Monroe County, Pennsylvania PAGenWeb Project Census Index of Pennsylvania Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1810 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1820 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1820 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1820 U.S. Census Guide 1830 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1830 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1830 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Monroe County, Pennsylvania PAGenWeb Project Smithfield Township, 1 of 4 Smithfield Township, 2 of 4 Smithfield Township, 3 of 4 Smithfield Township, 4 of 4 Hosted at Census Guide 1830 U.S. Census Guide 1840 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1840 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1840 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1840 U.S. Census Guide 1850 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Records Hosted at Free 1850 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1850 Monroe County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ 1850...

Monroe County, Pennsylvania Cemetery Records

Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Cemeteries hosted at Monroe County PAGenWeb Project Hamilton Burial Records Hamilton Church Cemetery Records Long Pond Cemetery Transcription Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Burying Ground Newhart-Neyhart Cemetery Pocono Union Church Cemetery Tombstones Poplar Valley Cemetery Presbyterian Cemetery Sand Hill Burial Ground Cemetery Photos hosted at Monroe County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archive 1891 burials, Eldred church cemetery, Kunkletown Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Burying Ground: Coolbaugh Poplar Valley Cemetery, Poplar Valley Presbyterian Cemetery: Shawnee Sand Hill Burial Ground: Bushkill/Coolbaugh Cemeteries hosted at USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project Cemeteries hosted at Grammes Genealogy Brodheadsville Cemetery St. Paul’s Church Cemetery St. Matthews UCC Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Monroe County Pennsylvania Gravestones Analomink United Methodist Churchyard Cemetery Beakleyville Baptist (East Stroudsburg) Cemetery Blakeslee Methodist (Blakeslee) Cemetery Canadensis United Methodist (Canadensis Cemetery Cherry Valley United Methodist Church Cemetery Christ Hamilton Lutheran Church (Hamilton Township) Cemetery Christ United Methodist (Poplar Valley) Cemetery Delaware Water Gap Cemetery Grace United Church (Tannersville) Cemetery Green Ridge (Brodheadsville) Cemetery Hillside Memorial (Effort) Cemetery Keller Church (Stroud Twp.) Cemetery Kresgeville (Kresgeville) Cemetery Long Pond (Long Pond) Cemetery Mccomas Chapel Aka Price Cem.(Price Twp.) Cemetery Middle Smithfield Presbyterian Burial Ground) Cemetery Mount Eaton Church (Saylorsburg) Cemetery Mount Zion Cem-Snydersville Cemetery Neola Methodist Church (Neola) Cemetery Prospect Cemetery-East Stroudsburg Cemetery Reeders United Methodist Church (Reeders) Cemetery Salem Church (Gilbert) Cemetery Sand Hill (Shoemakers) Cemetery Saylorsburg Lake View Cemetery Shawnee Presbyterian (Shawnee On Delaware) Cemetery St. John’s (Scottrun) Cemetery St. Marks Lutheran Church (Shawnee) Cemetery St.John’s (Hamilton Twp.) Cemetery St.John’s Evangelical Congregational (Stroud...

Biographical Sketch of Levi H. Cyphers

LEVI H. CYPHERS. – Mr. Cyphers, who occupies a very prominent position in Snohomish county, having served as sheriff by the choice of the Republicans as well as democrats, is a native of the Keystone state, having been born in Monroe county, Pennsylvania, in 1849. He engaged in business at his early home, but at the age of twenty-six acted upon the belief that there were better opportunities for young men at the West. He accordingly set out for the Black Hills in the fall of 1875, with the expectation of digging gold, but, upon arriving at Cheyenne, found that miners were excluded by the Government form the region. Continuing his way westward to San Francisco, he was ready by Christmas day to embark for the northern coast, and brought his journeyings to an end at Seattle. From this point of vantage, he took a general survey of the whole Sound country, and, as the conclusion of his investigations, selected Snohomish as the site of his future home and business. since his residence there, lumbering or logging has occupied his attention. From superintendent of camps he advanced in 1880 to the operation of his own, in which he employs twenty men, and owns a tract of timber land on the Skykomish river. He is also engaged in ranching. In the fall of 1886, Mr. Cyphers was elected sheriff, and still holds this office. Although the county is strongly Republican, he received a majority of over seven hundred, and was on the Democratic ticket. He has been very successful in business, and is well established financially. He is as yet...

Biographical Sketch of L. L. Silverthorn, M. D.

L. L. Silverthorn, M. D., physician and surgeon, Charleston; was born in Stroudsburg, Monroe, Co., Penn., Oct. 21, 1830; his early life was passed upon a farm; he was the youngest of a family of twelve children, and his father being in moderate circumstances, he was thrown upon his own resources, and obtained only such an education as the common schools afforded; in 1850, he began teaching school, which he continued at intervals for three years; in 1852, he entered upon the study of medicine, in Fond du Lac, Wis.; in 1854, he came to Charleston and continued his studies under the instruction of Dr. T. B. Trower; in September, 1855, be went to Philadelphia, and attended a course of lectures in the Jefferson Medical College, in that city; returning to Charleston, he began the practice of his profession, which he has continued for twenty-two years; he is a member of the Æsculapian, Society of the Wabash Valley, of which he has been Vice President, and also of the American Medical Association. He was married October 8, 1856, to Miss Amerial Trower, a daughter of the late Dr. T. B. Trower, of Charleston, and has two children – John T. and Clara...

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