Biography of Joseph C. Merritt

Joseph C. Merritt, chairman of the board of directors of the First National Bank of Chanute, the largest financial institution in Neosho County, is a pioneer Kansan. He came to Iola in 1871, and for a number of years was engaged in the cattle business. His home had been in Chanute since 1878. For more



Laura Jane Todd Bailey of Naperville IL

BAILEY, Laura Jane Todd7, (Uel6, Oliver5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born March 9, 1809, died Jan. 31, 1887, married Feb. 15, 1826, Lyman Bailey, who was born April 29, 1803, died Jan. 2, 1882. He was a farmer and drover. They lived in Carmel, N. Y., thence they moved to Napierville, Ill. Children: I. Sarah



George Thompson Todd of Aberdeen SD

George Thompson Todd7, (Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 6, 1810, in New Milford, Conn., died Feb. 10, 1897, in Aberdeen, South Dak., married first, June 27, 1844, Mary A. Winchell, who was born Feb. 8, 1817, died Dec. 29, 1850. He married second, Corolie Chamberlain, who was born April 28, 1824. She



Walker Todd of Carmel NY

Walker Todd7, (Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) died in 1840, married Sally Ann Smith, of Poughkeepsie, N. Y. She married second, March 15, 1881,(???)Lassiter. He graduated from Yale in 1810; was a lawyer and senator to state legislature. He lived in Carmel, N. Y. Children: *1435. William Merwin. 1436. Israel. *1437. Mary. *1438. Henry



Biography of Charles P. Hayt

Charles P. Hayt is the senior partner of the firm of Hayt & Klinefelter, proprietors of the well-known Fashion Stables of Riverside. These stables are located on the corner of Main and Seventh streets. Their stock of horses, carriages, etc., are not excelled by any in Riverside, or even by any in the county. Of



Biography of Edwin Caldwell

Edwin Caldwell, of Riverside, was born in Putnam County, New York, September 13, 1824. His father, Absalom Caldwell, was a native of that State, and a farmer by occupation. Mr. Caldwell was reared upon his father’s farm, and educated in the public schools. In 1846, deciding to seek his home in the great west, he



Biography of William A. Hayt

There is no man more deserving of mention among the representative citizens of Riverside than the gentleman whose name heads this sketch; nor is there a man in the community who has done more to promote the growth of the city than he. He is always alive to its interests, and his name is generally



Hoffman, James A. – Obituary

Baker City, Oregon James A. Hoffman, 68, of Baker City, died May 7, 2003, at St. Elizabeth Health Care Center. A funeral service will be held Monday, May 12 at 2 p.m. at Gray’s West & Company Pioneer Chapel. Visitations will be Friday until 8 p.m. James was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Sunnybrook, N.Y.,



Biographical Sketch of Clark Ferguson

CLARK FERGUSON. – This gentleman was born in Putnam county, New York, October 13, 1835, and lived at his birthplace until the age of twenty. In April, 1855, he came with his brother Yates via the Nicaragua route to the land of gold, arriving in San Francisco in May. After two years of life in



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