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1918 Warren County Farmers’ Directory – A Surnames

Abbreviations Used in this Directory a–Acres; Ch — Children; O–Owner; T–Tenant or Renter; R –Rural Route; Sec-Section; Maiden name of wife follows directory name in parentheses (); figures at end of information–year became resident of county. Star (*) indicates children not at home. Name of farm follows names of children in quotations marks. In case of a tenant, the farm owner’s name follows the figures giving size of farm. Example: ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood MEANS ABBEY, William L. – Name (Lena Riggs) – Wife’s maiden name. Martha and Cora Abbey – Mother and Sister Kirkwood R1 – Postoffice Kirkwood, R.F.D. 1. Tompking Sec8-5 – Township Tompking, Sections 8-5. T80a – Tenant on 80 acres. H.M. Abbey Est. – Owner of 80 acres. (1886) – Lived in county since 1886. Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood – Farmers’ Line Telephone Kirkwood. A Surnames ABBEY, Charles H. (Mabelle Brown) Ch Lois, Howard, Hester; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T160a H.M. Abbey Est. (1878) Farmers’ Tel. Kirkwood ABBEY, William L. (Lena Riggs) Martha and Cora Abbey, Mother and Sister; Kirkwood R1 Tompking Sec8-5 T80a H.M. Abbey Est. (1886) Tel. Farmers’ Line Kirkwood ABBOTT Jackson (Pauline Guenther) Ch Clara, Irene, H.D. Clayton, Son-in-law; Cameron R1 Floyd Sec11 O56a (1858) Mutual Tel. Cameron ABBOTT, Mary S. Ch *Lillian, *Ione; Avon R2 Greenbush Sec 35 O747a (1868) Tel. Farmer’s Line Avon ABOUD, Zakiea (Kesina Hawarnaa) Ch Albert, John, George; Little York Sumner Sec18 T200a Ira Nichols (1917) Gabby Tel. Little York ACHESON, David R. (Martha Nichol) See...

1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.

Biographical Sketch of Albert C. Aldridge

(III) Albert C., son of Gilbert T. Aldridge, was born in Victor. March 13, 1849. He attended the public schools of his native town and Brockport, the Collegiate Institute at Brockport, the Rochester Business University, taking special courses in law and laboratory work. For ten years he was engaged in teaching school, two years in the public schools, one year in Canandaigua Academy, and six years in the Genesee Wesleyan Seminary at Lima, New York. In 1884 he was elected school commissioner of the second district of Ontario county, and was reelected from term to term until he had served for a period of twenty-one years. Though he devoted most of his time to the schools, he also conducted his farm during that time. He has held many positions of trust and has had charge of the settlement of many estates. His farm consists of eightyfour acres of excellent land located just north of the village of Victor. In politics he is a Republican, in religion a Methodist, and he has been trustee, steward, and superintendent of the Sunday school of the Victor Methodist Episcopal church for over twenty-five years. He married, June 16, 1880, Amelia Boughton, born November 23, 1857, daughter of Walter and Caroline (Hart) Boughton, both of whom are deceased. Her father was a farmer in Victor. Children: Caroline J., Gilbert W., Albert H., Harvey C. The three eldest are graduates of the Victor high school. Mr. Aldridge died March 9,...

Biography of Arthur Gilbert Aldridge

(III) Arthur Gilbert, son of Gilbert T. Aldridge, was born November 24, 1861. He received his early education in the public schools of Victor and Lima, New York. During his boyhood he worked on his father’s farm, and at the age of nineteen took charge of the homestead. When his father. died he bought the shares of the other heirs and became the owner of the homestead. He now (1910) owns one hundred and twenty acres of land in Victor. In 1891 he made a specialty of raising seedpotatoes in a small way, and from year to year has increased his business until it has reached large proportions. He finds a demand for his potatoes in all parts of the United States and Canada and in various other countries. He conducts the business exclusively as a mail order business and sells direct to the farmers. In politics he is a Republican. He and his family are members of the Methodist Episcopal church of Victor. He is interested in municipal affairs and has served the town three years as assessor. He married, December 22, 1887, Sarah Catherine Briggs, born January 17, 1861, daughter of Ichabod White and Sarah Catherine (Case) Briggs. Her father was born March 24, 1809, and died in August, 1892: he resided in the town of Macedon, where he followed farming many years and was the originator of the magazine club idea; was for many years postmaster of West Macedon. Sarah Catherine Case was born March 12, 1821, died September 21, 1901. Children of Mr. and Mrs. Briggs: Albert Hawks Briggs, born in 1841, resides at Macedon:...

Biography of Gilbert T. Aldridge

(II) Gilbert T., son of Gilbert Aldridge, was born at Victor, New York, March 4, 1819. He learned the trade of blacksmith and followed it many years. He had an iron foundry and manufactured wagons in the town of Victor. He cast the first iron beam plows used in Victor, manufacturing being his principal business for a short time. He and his wife were members of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which he was a steward, trustee, and superintendent of the Sunday school for thirty years. He was always an active worker in the church and a man of exemplary character. He died July 16, 1899. He married (first) Nancy Cline, born in 1825, at Victor, died April 7, 1855. He married (second), February, 1860, Julia (Allen) Maples, born in 1828, married (first) in 1851, Dr. Charles Henry Maples who was born in Connecticut, in 1825, a physician at Hartford, Connecticut, died aged twenty-seven years. Children of Gilbert T. Aldridge by his first wife: Albert C., born March 13. 1849, mentioned elsewhere; Angeline, born June in, 1851, married George 1. Bumpus, living in Victor, a farmer; child, died in infancy. Child of the second wife: Arthur Gilbert, November 24, 1861 mentioned...

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