Through much of the nineteenth century there figured prominently in the business and social life of Taunton — continuing to do so at the present — the family bearing the name introducing this sketch. Reference is made to the late Hon. Willard Lovering, long one of the leading manufacturers not only of Taunton, but of
The classic work often cited by more contemporaneous authors on early New England families and the records of them found within the Principal Probate Registry, Somerset House, Strand, the Public Record Office, Fetter Lane, and the British Museum, Bloomsbury, while on a visit in London during the summer and fall of 1879.
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.
The following seventy-five biographies feature distinguished officers from the Army and Navy during the last half of the 19th century. Included with each biography is a photograph, which we have included as a gallery at the bottom of this page. These particular men were chosen by the editor for their patriotism to the flag.
The captivity of Mary Draper Inglis (Ingles) is a third person account of her captivity and eventual escape. Mary was captured by Shawnee Indians along with her two sons, and sister-in-law from Draper’s Meadow in 1755. She eventually made her escape, along with another dutch woman, a few months later. This is her story.
Person Interviewed: Joanna Draper Location: Tulsa, Oklahoma Place of Birth: Hazelhurst Mississippi Age: 83 Most folks can’t remember many things happened to ‘em when they only eight years old, but one of my biggest tribulations come about dat time and I never will forget it! That was when I was took away from my own
William Henry Draper, late Chief Justice, who died at his residence in Yorkville, on the 3rd of November, 1877, was a native of Surrey, England, born March 11, 1801. In his youth he went to sea, and, as we learn from the Canada Law Reporter, showed the stuff he was made of, “when, alone at
ELVERDO DRAPER. – To the leading and prominent citizen, whose name initiates this paragraph, we are pleased to accord a representation in this volume because he has manifested during the years in which he has been domiciled in Union county ability of a fine order, and because he has materially assisted in the progress of
Draper, Charles Thomas; mfr.; born, Cleveland, Nov. 26, 1855; son of Thomas George and Celestia Converse Draper; educated in Cleveland schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 20, 1881; Florence H. Rossiter; three children; began manufacture of tin cans in 18715; in 1901, business merged with the American Can Co., and in. 1911 organized the Draper Mfg. Co.,
Fisher, Columbus W. Dies At WallowaColumbus Warren Fisher of Wallowa passed away suddenly last Friday, Feb. 1. Funeral services were held in the Elgin Christian church at 2 o’clock Monday afternoon with Orion lodge No. 73 K.P. in charge. Burial was in the Elgin cemetery. Mr. Fisher was born at Summerville, Ore., on Feb. 1,