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Biographical Sketch of W. J. Barnes

W. J. Barnes, proprietor of Madison Hotel, is a native of Dutchess County, N. Y. In the spring of 1866, the family came to Columbus, Neb. The following year, they removed to Madison County, where he has since resided. The family are among the first 24 settlers of the county. His brother pre-empted this land and laid out this town. His father pre-empted a quarter section on the north. W. J. also pre-empted a quarter section, making about one section which the family entered. He has since been engaged in farming, and has recently opened this...

Biographical Sketch of Thomas H. Hogsett

Hogsett, Thomas H.; corporation lawyer; born, Highland County, O., May 17, 1858; son of John N. and Hanah E. Hughes Hogsett; educated, common and high schools and private teachers; studied law in the office of Hon. Charles H. Collins, in Hillsboro, completing law course in Cincinnati Law School, in 1882; admitted to bar that year, but owing to ill health, did not begin practice until 1883; married, Columbus, Neb., June 8, 1883, Miss Rebecca Jones; issue, one daughter, Edith, and one son, Robert; in 1883, practiced law in Hillsboro; two years in practice with the late Judge Albert G. Mathews; then associated with Judge Samuel F. Steel, of Hillsboro; in 1895, came to Cleveland, and formed partnership with Judge G. B. Solders, at the end of three years appointed by Mayor Farley a director of law for the city; had this position during the Farley administration, then formed partnership with M. B. & H. H. Johnson, devoting his time to corporation practice; two terms director of the Chamber of Commerce, and connected with the Municipal Ass’n; by appointment of ex-Gov. Harris served on the Ohio Tax Commission; member Ohio and Cleveland Bar Ass’n; trustee Calvary Presbyterian Church; member Union, Euclid, and Columbus Clubs. Recreations: Golf and Horseback...

Wood, Lord, Adelyn – Obituary

Funeral services for Adelyn W. Lord, 69, 2250 4th Street will be conducted a 11 a. m. Tuesday, April 28, at the Beatty Chapel. The Rev. Merle W. Burres will officiate with internment in Hillcrest Cemetery, at La Grande, Oregon. Mrs. Lord was born July 8, 1896, at Columbus, Nebraska, the daughter of George S. (Sedgewick) and Nancy Ellen (Bunney) Wood, and attended school in Columbus, Missouri. She received her nurses training in California, and practiced nursing in Letterman General Hospital, at the Presidio, in San Francisco, and the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Los Angeles. She had been a resident of California for 32 years before moving to Baker, Oregon one and a half years ago. She died of Injuries received in an auto accident near Burns, Oregon, last Thursday evening. She is survived by her son, Aubrey Lord, Petaluma, California, her twin sister Mrs. Elsie J. Griffith, Halfway, Oregon, her brothers, Charles Wood, Council Bluffs, Iowa, William Wood, Lewiston, Idaho, and Leonard Wood, Denver, Colorado; her niece Ruth Christensen, Baker, Oregon, and other nieces and nephews; by four grandchildren, and one great granddaughter. She was a member of California Licensed Vocational Nurses. Source: Baker, Baker County, Oregon Newspaper Contributed by: Gary...

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