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Biographical Sketch of Paul D. Jones

Jones, Paul D.; treas. The Guarantee Title & Trust Co.; born, East Bangor, Pa., April 30, 1876; son of William D. and Linda A. Weidman Jones; educated, Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, June 28, 1900, Georgia A. Hauxhurst; one child; member Chamber of Commerce, and Keswick Golf...

Biography of John McEwen Ames

John Moewen Ames. One of the leading business institutions of Caney, Kansas, is that operating under the name of Kan-o-Tex Refining Company, an industry which has contributed materially to the importance of this city as a center of business activity. The credit for the success of this enterprise is largely due to its president, John McEwen Ames, a man of broad experience and marked business talents, who, until coming to Caney in 1915, had been identified with large business corporations in the East. Mr. Ames was born in New York City, New York, February 12, 1867, and is a son of John Hubbard and Sarah Lucy (Hyde) Ames. He belongs to a family which originally came from England to Weathersfield, Connecticut, during colonial times, and on his father’s side has Revolutionary ancestors, one being Ithiel Battle, the grandfather of his maternal grandmother, who enlisted in the patriot army from Tyringham, Massachusetts; while another was Josiah Harvey, a surgeon’s mate who enlisted from Connecticut, and who was the father of Mr. Ames’ grandfather’s mother. Mr. Ames is also directly descended from Mayflower ancestors, as is shown in the following genealogy: John Tilly and wife were on the Mayflower, and both died a little after coming ashore. Their daughter, Elizabeth Tilly, was married in 1620, when fourteen years of age, to John Howland, aged twenty-eight years, also of the Mayflower. Their daughter, Hope Howland, of Plymouth, was married in 1646 to Elder John Chipman, Boston, 1631; Barnstable, 1649; Sandwich, 1684-1708. Desire Chipman, daughter of Elder John and Hope (Howland) Chipman, born February 26, 1673-4, died 1705, married February 23, 1692, Col....

Biographical Sketch of Edwin D. Rider

Rider, Edwin D.; milk dealer; born, Navarre, O., Nov. 2, 1884; son of Daniel W. and Isabelle Exline Rider; educated at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Military School, at Xenia, O.; discharged, June 5, 1901, second sargt.; married, East Bangor, Pa., June 12, 1907, Carrie M. Williams; issue, two daughters, Isabelle and Edith; has been in the dairy business in Cleveland twelve years; four years was associated with The Flood-Pratt Dairy Co.; has been conducting The Model Dairy for eight years; stockholder The Doan Savings & Loan Co.; member of Mayflower Lodge, No. 679, I. O. 0....

Biography of Davison L. Youmans

Occupying public office ins Muskogee and previously in Kansas through a number of years, Davison L. Youmans has ever been found loyal to the trust reposed in him and has labored earnestly and effectively to advance public welfare and municipal progress. While born in the east the greater part of his life has been spent west of the Mississippi and he has ever been imbued with the spirit of western enterprise and progress which has been a dominant factor in the up building of this section of the country. A native of Pennsylvania, his birth occurred in Freemansburg, that state, October 30, 1866, his parents being William and Amanda (Lynn) Youmans, the former a farmer by occupation. The removal of the family to Kansas during the early boyhood of Davison L. Youmans enabled him to pursue his education in the public schools of Osawatomie and when his school days were over he started out in the business world in connection with the ice trade in Kansas. For some time he was engaged in ice manufacturing in Iola and in Olathe, Kansas, but disposed of his business there in 1919. In April, 1903, he organized the Crystal Ice Company of Muskogee and carried on business under that style until 1911, when he established the City Ice & Cold Storage Company and through the intervening period to the year 1920 successfully conducted business. He then sold out, having in the meantime enjoyed an extensive trade which made his enterprise a profitable one. From that time to the present he has been active in public office. He served as a member of...

Biography of Rev. Dr. Michael M. Stolz

Rev. Dr. Michael M. Stolz. It would be impossible to do justice in a brief sketch to the life of this devoted follower of Christ and pioneer Methodist leader of Kansas. Doctor Stolz entered the ministry while the great Civil war was being fought. He served faithfully in Indiana and elsewhere, and for nearly forty years had been identified with the Kansas Conference. He is now retired from the active ministry, a resident of Salina, but though past eighty-one years of age still finds congenial employment as librarian of the Kansas Wesleyan University. He was born April 30, 1836, at New Berry, Pennsylvania, a son of William and Jane M. (Smith) Stolz. Both parents were natives of Pennsylvania and had nine children, six sons and three daughters: Michael M.; Alexander, deceased; William H.; David S., now a resident of Ellsworth, Kansas; Daniel S., living in Los Angeles, California; Joseph, of Los Angeles; Elizabeth M., of White Plains, New York, widow of Clinton Fish; Rebecca Jane, wife of George Leonard of Williamsport, Pennsylvania; and Caroline, deceased. The common schools of Pennsylvania furnished Doctor Stolz his early education until he was eighteen years of age. He then entered the Dickson Seminary at Williamsport, where he spent two years. Coming west to Indiana in 1859, he entered the old Asbury University, now DePauw University, at Greencastle, Indiana. He was a student in that old Methodist institution until he graduated in 1862. Of the class of twenty-four who at that time entered actively upon the duties of the world he is now the only survivor. In the year of his graduation he joined...

Biographical Sketch of Bush Bros.

Bush Bros., farm and stock; P. O. Charleston; David, John and Nelson; David was born in Northampton Co., Penn., March 1, 1832. He married Miss Elinor Stiff Jan. 28, 1864; she was born in Perry Co., Ohio; they have five children – four living, viz., Lillie D., John H., Eliza M. and Mary F.; he lived two years in Pennsylvania, when, with his parents, he moved to Ohio, and, in 1838, they came to Illinois and settled in Edgar Co., where they lived until 1849, when they came to Coles Co., and settled about two and a half miles west of Charleston, and in 1854, they came to Seven Hickory, and settled near the present place. John H. Bush was born in Perry Co., Ohio, Oct. 5, 1837. He married Miss Polly Ann Jarvis Oct. 27, 1874; she was born in Illinois; they have one child, viz., Loyal Nelson; in 1862, he enlisted in the 123d Ill. Inf.; was in the service three years; after one year’s service he was sent to the hospital, remaining six months; was then transferred to Invalid Corps, and acted as guard. Nelson Bush was born in Edgar Co., Ill., May 8, 1846, and in company with his brothers has always lived with his parents; their parents, Jonathan and Eliza Lee Bush, were natives of Pennsylvania; he died Oct. 6, 1856; she died in January,...

Biographical Sketch of J. I. Ayer

J. I. Ayer, book and music store, Mattoon; was born in Medford, Mass., Feb. 3, 1854. In 1866, the family moved to Elizabeth, N. J.; in addition to his common-school education, he enjoyed the advantages of a boarding-school at Nazareth, Penn.; this school was of a military character, and he here pursued a course in civil engineering; at the age of 15 years he entered the firm of Roberts & Co. (dealers in books and stationery), at Elizabeth, N. J., to take charge of his father’s interest, he being a member of the firm. In the fall of 1870, he came West to Illinois, and settled in Mattoon, and engaged in engineering on the Decatur, Mattoon & Sullivan and the Grayville & Mattoon Railroads; he was thus employed about three years; in 1874, he was employed as book-keeper in the Essex House, and remained till March, 1878; in November, 1877, he purchased his present business, and since March, 1878, has given it his personal supervision. He was married in August, 1876, to Mary L. Cleveland, a native of Melrose, Mass.; has one daughter-Mary L., born Aug. 20, 1878. Mr. Ayer is a relative of the world-renowned Dr. J. C. Ayer, of Lowell,...

Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records

1790 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1790 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at USGenWeb Census Project Index, 1 of 5 Index, 2 of 5 Index, 3 of 5 Index, 4 of 5 Index, 5 of 5 Townships 1 of 5 Townships 2 of 5 Townships 3 of 5 Townships 4 of 5 Townships 5 of 5 Hosted at Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Census Index A-E Census Index F-J Census Index K-Q Census Index R-S Census Index T-Z File 1 of 5 File 2 of 5 File 3 of 5 File 4 of 5 File 5 of 5 Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1800 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1800 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at USGenWeb Census Project Partial File 1 of 2 File 2 of 2 Hosted at Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Census Images Partial Allen Twp & Town/Twp of Bethlehem, 1 of 2 Allen Twp & Town/Twp of Bethlehem, 2 of 2 Chestnuthill Twp & Easton Boro Hosted at Census Guide 1800 U.S. Census Guide 1810 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1810 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  Hosted at Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Schedule of Manufacturers (names of persons) Hosted at Census Guide 1810 U.S. Census Guide 1820 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1820 Census Form for your Research Hosted at Ancestry.com – Ancestry Free Trial  1820 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Images $ Hosted at Census Guide 1820 U.S. Census Guide 1830 Northampton County, Pennsylvania Census Records Free 1830 Census...

Northampton 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 Northampton County PAGenWeb Project Bushkill Methodist Church Chapman Cemeteries Saylorsburg Lake View Cemetery Schoenersville Cemetery, Photos Scotch Irish Presbyterian Burial Ground St. Peter UCC Cemetery, aka Snyder Cemetery Vandergrift Cemetery Zion Stone Church Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Northampton County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archives Arndt’s Church Cemetery Easton Heights Cemetery Raubsville Cemetery Cemetery Photos hosted at Northampton County Pennsylvania USGenWeb Archive Allen Union Cemetery New Jerusalem Cemetery Our Lady of Hungary Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at St. Thomas UCC Old Cemetery Search by Rows Cemeteries hosted at My Pennsylvania Dutch Roots Holy Ghost Catholic Cemetery St. Josaphat’s Ukrainian Catholic Cemetery St. Michael’s Cemetery Photographs Cemeteries hosted at Stones of Faith, Pennsylvania Germans & Gravestones Gravestone Search by Location Cemeteries hosted at Frankenfield Beam Genealogy Christ Evangelical Congregation Church Cemetery Cemeteries hosted at Northampton County Cemeteries African Baptist Church Allen Family Cemetery Ames Plot Anderson Farm Arlington Cemetery Badger Graveyard near Marionville Bagwell Graveyard Bayview Cemetery at Dalby Belle Haven Cemetery Belle Haven East Cemetery (Occohannock) Blossom Acres (Yagley Farm) Brickhouse Place Brickhouse Plot Broadwater Churchyard Brownsville Cemetery Burrows Plot Cape Charles Cemetery Capeville Cemetery Capeville Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Church Capeville Masonic Cemetery Carpenter Plot Carter Family Plot Cat Harbor Cemetery Cedar Cottage (Fox Farm) Cherry Grove Cottage Cherry Grove Farm Christ Church Episcopal in Eastville Core Place Councill Plot Cugley Cemetery Custis Slave Cemetery Dr. Dalby Place (Holly Brook Farm) Downing Plot (John Custis Downing Homestead Plot) at Birdsnest Duckington Cemetery Dunton...
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