History of the Seneca County New York Press

Masthead of the Lily in Seneca Falls

This history of Seneca County New York Press as transcribed from the History of Seneca Co., New York by Morrison in 1876. Provides a history of the printing industry in Seneca up until 1875.



Early Residents of Great Falls, Montana

Paris Gibson came to Montana in 1879 to engage in sheep raising, and his consequent observations of the country led to his fortunate investment in land at the falls of the Missouri. I have no data concerning his previous life. Hon. H. P. Rolfe was born in Vermont in 1849, and educated there, choosing law



Biographical Sketch of Richard Child

(I) Richard Child, born in 1624, resided in Barnstable, and married, October 15, 1649, Mary Linnett, of that town. He was either a son or brother of Samuel Child, who arrived in the Plymouth colony at an early date.



Biographical Sketch of Richard Child

(II) Richard (2), a son of Richard and Mary dinnett) Child, was born in Barnstable, in March, 1653; died January 15, 1716. He is mentioned in the records as an honored deacon of the Congregational church, About the year 1678 he married Elizabeth Crocker, born October 7, 1660, daughter of John Crocker. Children: Samuel, mentioned



Edwin Leighton Child

4. EDWIN LEIGHTON8 CHILD (Wm. Henry7, Stephen6-5, Daniel4, Ephraim3, Benjamin2-1) was b. May 15, 1867; educated in the schools of Cornish and at the N. H. Agricultural College associated with Dartmouth College, then at Hanover. Soon after he became interested in dairy work especially in butter making and graduated from the Vermont Dairy School at



Stephen Child

This name was at first used as a prefix or title to other names, but finally became a surname throughout England. Several noteworthy families of this name are mentioned through the centuries following the Norman conquest, sketches and incidents of whom are of abundant record. They adopted armorial ensigns, or coat of arms, varying in



Stephen Child Jr.

2. STEPHEN6 CHILD, JR. (Stephen5, Daniel4, Ephraim3, Benjamin2-1) was b. Aug. 20, 1792. Being the youngest son, he was his parents choice to remain on the homestead and care for them in their declining years. Here he spent his life as a farmer. Was a member of the Baptist Church. As a politician, he was



William Henry Child

3. WILLIAM HENRY7 CHILD (Stephen6-5, Daniel4, Ephraim3, Benjamin2-1) was b. Dec. 22, 1832. Has res. chiefly on the homestead farm. Graduated at Kimball Union Academy, class 1856; spent a few years teaching in N. H., Vt. and Ohio. Was superintendent of schools, 1886-97: devoted his time chiefly to farming until 1897. In March of this



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