J. O. Rudy, real estate agent, Mattoon; was born near Louisville, Jefferson Co., Ky., May 1, 1827; his parents moved to Illinois, and settled near Paris, Edgar Co., in 1830; his early life was spent upon the farm, and his early experiences were those of a farmer’s son; his education was derived from the common
Truman Reeves, late proprietor of the oldest jewelry store in San Bernardino, and probably the only one-armed watchmaker in the world, established the business in that city in 1874. In 1857, when a youth of sixteen years, he commenced learning the watchmaker’s and jeweler’s trade with Julius King, in Warren, Ohio. He worked on his
(Probably from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties). Served from August 26, until November 16, 1812. Captain Samuel Denison Lieut. David Augustus Adams Ensign William Swan Sergt. Benjamin Armitage Sergt. Amos Gray Sergt. William Carlton Sergt. David Dunwoodie Sergt. Jesse Alderman Sergt. Nathaniel Cook Corp. James Walton Corp. Robert Stewart Corp. Matthew J. Scott Corp. David Raner
(From Trumbull or Mahoning Counties.) Served from August 26, until November 8, 1812. Capt. Joshua T. Cotton Lieut. George Monteith Lieut. Edmond 0. Fanner Ensign Jacob Irwing Sergt. John Cotton Sergt. John Myer Sergt. George Wintermate Sergt. Abraham Wintermate Corp. John Carlton Corp. Boardman Robins Corp. John Russell Corp. George Ounsbury Fifer, Daniel Wick Privates
(From Trumbull and Mahoning Counties.) Served from August 23, until September 17, 1812. Capt. David Hine Lieut. Edmond P. Tanner Lieut. George Monteith Ensign, Thomas McCune Ensign, Nicholas McConnel Sergt. Julius Fanner Sergt. Silas Johnston Sergt. Daniel Fish Sergt. John Huston Corp. Christopher Razon Corp. Joseph Bruce Corp. Linus Tracy Corp. Whitney, Smith Fifer, Jacob
(Probably from Trumbull and Mahoning Counties). Served from August 26, until November 30, 1813. Capt. Warren Bissel Lieut. Caleb Baldwin Lieut. Alexander Reany Ensign, Nicholas McConnel Ensign, Joseph Porter Sergt. George A. Stilson Sergt. Asa Baldwin Sergt. Simon Hall Sergt. John Dowlin Sergt. Parkis Woodruff Sergt. Philarmon Stilson Sergt. Andrew Stull Sergt. Isaac Blackman Corp.
A pioneer of this country before Wallowa County had a separate political existence, entrusted frequently with the duties and responsibilities of public office by his fellows, a prominent figure in the county today, and one who has assisted materially in up building the same and in its substantial advancement, the subject of this sketch is