Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties New York

In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending



Slave Narrative of Annie Hawkins

Person Interviewed: Annie Hawkins Location: Colbert, Oklahoma Age: 90 I calls myself 90, but I don’t know jest how old I really am but I was a good sized gal when we moved from Georgia to Texas. We come on a big boat and one night the stars fell. Talk about being scared! We all



Biography of Fry W. Giles

Fry W. Giles, one of the founders of Topeka and its pioneer banker, was born at Littleton, New Hampshire, in 1819. In the fall of 1854 he left New England for Kansas, and on December 4th of that year arrived at the place where Topeka now stands. He was secretary of the association that laid



Hollie Clyde Giles

Entered service Y. M. C. A., Jan. 1, 1918. Sailed overseas Aug. 15, 1918. Arrived in France Sept. 2, 1918. Assigned to Motor Transport Duty, visiting various battle fronts and canteens in the interest of the soldiers. Some of the fronts he served at were Soissons, Rheims, Chateau Thierry, Toul Sector and others; the last



Harris, Giles P. – Obituary

Giles P. Harris Expires Sunday, Resident of Valley for 53 years; Funeral to be held Wednesday. Giles P. Harris, age 60, who has been a resident of the Kittitas valley for 53 years died at the Ellensburg General hospital Sunday evening. Mr. Harris was born in Gilestown, Iowa, March 10, 1871. When he was small,



Giles, Ralph Luke – Obituary

Ralph Luke Giles, 80, died Aug. 6, 2009, at his home, surrounded by family members. Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2625 Hughes Lane. Bishop Ernie Collard will



Biography of William Andrew Jackson Giles

William Andrew Jackson Giles, attorney-at-law of Concord, N.H., was born in this city, July 11, 1861. His parents, John B. Giles, a native of Roscrea, Tipperary, Ireland, and Ellen M. Driscoll Giles, of Cardiff, Wales, emigrated to America in 1852. William A. J. Giles acquired his early education in the public schools of Penacook and



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