Narrative of Robert Eastburn – Indian Captivities

A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings, as well as wonderful and surprising deliverances, of Robert Eastburn, during his late captivity among the Indians. Written by Himself. Published at the earnest request of many persons, for the benefit of the Public. With a recommendatory Preface by the Rev. Gilbert Tennent. Psalms 24, 6,



Fort Ontario, Oswego, New York

It was in 1722 that Oswego, New York, was made the site of an armed camp and, at that, it was more through the stubborn determination of Governor Burnet of the colony that the thing should be done than through any willingness of the staid burghers of the State Assembly to cooperate with their executive



Biography of Dr. Alden H. Steele

DR. ALDEN H. STEELE. – “Olympia will always be a place for pleasant homes,” says one of her citizens well qualified to render an opinion, – the gentleman whose name appears above. The wide streets, magnificent shade-trees and comfortable residences of the capital of Washington Territory, together with her delightful climate, an extensive view of



Biography of John R. Kellogg

JOHN R. KELLOGG. – No compilation that purports to give representation to the leading men of Union county would be complete were there failure to incorporate therein an epitome of the career of the venerable and esteemed gentleman whose name is at the head of this article and who has the distinction of being among



Biographical Sketch of Frank Billings

Billings, Frank; merchant; born, Hastings, N. Y., Sept. 275, 1853; son of George Whitfield and Elizabeth Ann Warren Billings; married, Cleveland, April 18, 1895, Elizabeth Tod; pres. The Tod Stambaugh Co.; vice pres. The Billings Chapin Co.; director Bank of Commerce, Superior Savings & Trust Co., Guardian Savings Trust Co., and National Refining Co.; trustee



Biographical Sketch of William Henry Garlock

Garlock, William Henry; laundryman; born, North Greece, N. Y., Aug. 13, 1842; son of Elisha and Lucy Wilkinson Garlock; educated, common schools and Falley Seminary, Fulton, N. Y.; married, Fulton, N. Y., Florence Adell Ingell; Republican; spent seven winters teaching district school; engaged in men’s furnishing business 1873; started in the laundry business, 1880; pres.



Biography of Joseph Edward Exner

Joseph Edward Exner, now president of the Coffeyville Shale Products Company and especially identified with a number of other manufacturing and business concerns of Montgomery County, is a veteran railroad man, having retired from the hazardous and responsible position of locomotive engineer some thirteen years ago to take up a career as a manufacturer at



Biographical Sketch of Roland Edward Skeel

Skeel, Roland Edward; physician; born, Fulton, Oswego County, N. Y., Feb. 9, 1869; son of Francis Adelbert and Hattie(Butler) Skeel; educated, Cleveland public schools; M. D., University of Michigan, 1890; married Alva P. Boepple, of Cleveland, O., 1893; Dean Cleveland College Physicians and Surgeons, 1902-1910; prof. gynecology, Western Reserve University; gynecologist to St. Luke’s Hospital;



Kellog, John R. Major – Obituary

Another Pioneer Gone Major John R. Kellog One by one the early pioneers of Union county are passing from the scene of action and leaving their inheritance to the descendants. The latest to answer to roll call was Major John R. Kellog, one of the first settlers of the county. He passed away at 4:30



Uel Todd of Westchester County NY

Uel Todd6, (Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 2, 1782, in South Salem, N. Y., died Feb. 27, 1852, married first, Laura, daughter of Enoch Mead who was a Colonel in Revolutionary Army. She was born Jan. 22, 1783, died July 26, 1814. He married second, widow Jane (Baker) Teed, relict of Samuel Teed,



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