Alexander Bisset Munro was born 25 Dec. 1793 at Inverness, Scotland to Donald and Janet (Bisset) Munro. Alexander left Scotland at the age of 14, and lived in Dimecrana in the West Indies for 18 years. He owned a plantation, raising cotton, coffee and other produce. He brought produce to Boston Massachusetts on the ship of Solomon Dockendorff. To be sure he got his money, Solomon asked his to come home with him, where he met Solomon’s sister, Jane Dockendorff. Alexander went back to the West Indies, sold out, and moved to Round Pond, Maine, and married Jane. They had 14 children: Janet, Alexander, Margaret, Nancy, Jane, Mary, Solomon, Donald, John, William, Bettie, Edmund, Joseph and Lydia.
Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the
Abbreviations: Sec., section; ac., acres; Wf., wife; ch., children; (), years in county; O., owner; H., renter. Allexander, David. Wf. Clara; ch. Alice, Frank and Mable. Anita, R. 1. R. 160 ac., sec. 33. Isabell Duthie. Alt, Wm. Ch. Ruth, Raymond and Marie. P. O. Exira, R. 4. O. 50 ac., sec. 7; O. 275
In the 1980’s a series of newsletters were published four times a year by Seneca County NY featuring historical information concerning Seneca county and her past residents. The current historian for Seneca County placed these online using PDF files. One of the main features of each edition were biographical sketches of early settlers of Seneca
J.W. Huff, M.D., and druggist, was born in Harrison County, in 1857; graduated from the Rush Medical College, of Chicago, Ill., in 1881. He located at Modale, and engaged in his present business in April, 1880.
One of the pioneers of the northwest and one of the old residents of Caldwell is Thomas Jefferson Huff, the present assessor of Canyon County. He is a man of the highest integrity and ability, and stands well in the estimation of all who know him. A lifelong Democrat, and devoted to his party, he
Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon The sudden illness and death of Grandma Hulse was a shock to the whole community, as she was one of the dearest and kindest mothers and friends. She was loved by everyone, being one of the north end pioneers, having lived here most of time since 1898. The family left the
Huff, of Crow Creek, was buried in Prairie Creek cemetery last Sunday afternoon. Rev. Cook of Joseph officiating. Mrs. Huff was 92 years of age and was Mr. Church Dorrance’s grandmother. Wallowa County Reporter, Wallowa County, Oregon, Thursday November 22, 1917
E. H. Huff is well known in business circles of Bartlesville as a successful contractor, engaged in road construction work, and owing to his thorough knowledge of his chosen occupation and his reliable and progressive business methods, success has attended his efforts. A native of Missouri, he was born November 11, 1897, and in 1900
Engineers Force, Navy; of Edgecombe County; son of A. H. and Mrs. Martha Huff. Entered service Nov. 5, 1917, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Sent to St. Helena, Va. Transferred to U. S. S. “Alabama,” for 18 months. Patrol Coast Panama and trained men. Mustered out at Operating Base, Hampton Roads, Va., Sept. 10, 1919.