Biographical Sketch of George Tuggle

The subject of this sketch, George Tuggle, is a native of Daviess county, and was born September 19, 1848. He lived with his parents on the farm until he reached his fifteenth year, when the spirit of adventure taking possession of him, he ran away from home and started out to seek his fortune in the



Biography of Hon. James B. Reavis

Much interest attaches to the life and work of an attorney such as Mr. Reavis, whose chief endeavor both privately and professionally has been to realize a high degree of public justice. He is a man whom the people feel safe in having by; for they can trust his sagacity and integrity, knowing that he



Biographical Sketch of Charles L. McCrary

Charles L. McCrary was born in Daviess County, Missouri, January 23, 1844. He is the son of Ephraim McCrary, who was born in North Carolina, March 1, 1820, and came to Daviess County in youth, where he died October 30, 1861. Charles’s mother, whose maiden name was Rebecca Linville, was born in Ray County, Missouri,



Biographical Sketch of Oliver P. Green

Oliver P. Green, the subject of this sketch, was born in Daviess county, Missouri, December 22, 1846. His father, M. F. Green, was a native of Virginia. When Oliver was ten years of age his father purchased a farm in Monroe township, Daviess county, and was a resident of the county at the time of



Biographical Sketch of William G. Stewart

William G. Stewart is a native of Alleghany county, Pennsylvania, born September 14, 1820, near the city of Pittsburgh. His parents were both natives of Pennsylvania. Mr. Stewart was engaged in farming in his native State until 1850, at which time he purchased land in Muskingum county, Ohio, where he remained fifteen years, raising stock



Biographical Sketch of John W. Sawyer

John W. Sawyer is a native of Daviess county. His parents migrated from Tennessee to this county in 1847. John W. was born December 9, 1851, near Gallatin, and passed his early years with his parents on the farm. At the age of twenty-two he commenced farming for himself, but still made his home with



Biographical Sketch of Abraham Reed

Abraham Reed is a native of Montgomery county, Ohio, born in the city of Dayton, August 29, 1819. He remained in the place of his birth, farming and attending school, until 1847. He was subsequently engaged in farming in the States of Indiana and Illinois during a period of six years, then came to Daviess



Biographical Sketch of James T. Green

James T. Green was born in Knox county, Kentucky, October 13, 1833. His father is a native of Goochland county, Virginia, and his mother a native of Kentucky. His parents came to Daviess county when he was four years of age, and purchased a farm near Gallatin, where they lived nineteen years. James T. was



Biographical Sketch of Campbell Milstead

Campbell Milstead is the son of a West Virginia farmer who immigrated to Missouri at an early date, and died in Ray county in, 1872. The mother of our subject was born in North Carolina in 1802. Campbell Milstead is a native of Tennessee, born in the town of Jacksborough, Campbell county, June 22, 1815,



Biographical Sketch of James McKim

James McKim was born in Cambria county, Pennsylvania, June 19, 1818, being the son of William McKim, a native of Cumberland county. His mother’s birth place was Ireland. His parents moved to Pittsburgh when he was six years of age, remaining five years in that city, where James was for a time employed in a



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