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A History of Interlaken New York Newspapers

The following information is an attempt to provide details into not only the history of the 8 Interlaken New York newspapers, but also the sources available online and offline for the genealogist and historian to access the newspapers, or transcriptions therefrom. Newspapers remain a vital source of material for genealogists. They often provide vivid insight into the lives of our ancestors unlike other factual records.

Biography of Carlton M. Lounsbury

Carlton M. Lounsbury has played a very effective and successful role in Kansas affairs for over fortyfive years and now, at the age of seventy-one, a young old man, is enjoying comfortable retirement at the city of Lincoln. Mr. Lounsbury is of an English family. It was his grandfather who came from England and first settled in Canada. Carlton M. Lounsbury’s father Rudolphus Lounsbury, was born in Canada in 1797, but when a young man came to the United States and settled in Western New York, in what was known as the “Holland Purchase.” He followed the vocation of agriculture and spent his active life largely in the Town of Bethany in Genesee County, where he died in 1870. He was a whig in politics, later afflliating with the republicans, and was an active member of the Free Will Baptist Church. He married Almira Brown, who was born in New York State in 1810 and died there in 1866. There were three children; Earl Byron, a graduate of Buffalo Medical College and a successful physician and surgeon until his death at Rochester in 1880; James A., also a graduate of Buffalo Medical College, practiced medicine for a number of years, but is now president of the Farmers State Bank at Barnard, Kansas, and his career is noted on other pages; Carlton M., the youngest of the three. The father by a second marrlage to Lorinda Odin had two children, Lula and William. Carlton M. Lounsbury was born at Bethany, Genesee County, New York, July 6, 1846. He received advantages above the ordinary as a youth, attending the common schools...

Mary Ann Todd Doolittle

DOOLITTLE, Mary Ann Todd7, (Ely6, Jonah5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 11, 1814, died July 4, 1854, married Dec. 24, 1834, Jesse Allen Doolittle. Children: I. Sylvia Maria, b. Oct. 14, 1835, m. May 6, 1852, David A. Lounsbury. Issue: (1) Marietta, b. May 1854. II. Jesse Burton, b. April 16, 1838, d. Nov. 27, 1867, m. July 4, 1857, Sarah Johnson. III. Lewis Ely, b. May 17, 1840, m. Nov. 25, 1865, Jane Combs. IV. Henry Allen, b. May 18, 1845, d. Aug. 27, 1865, m. April 1865, Emma Doolittle. V. Leonard Wales, b. March 3, 1847, m. Sept. 1869, Immogene...

Biography of James A. Lounsbury M.D.

James A. Lounsbury, M. D. In the career of Dr. James A. Lounsbury there had been demonstrated the fact that an individual can dominate in more than one direction, and that some of the most prominent citizens and successful business men are those who have branched out from their original field of endeavor and directed their abilities towards perfecting various business interests as well as raising the standard of their communities. When he entered upon his active career it was as a laborer in the prolific field of medicine, but subsequent interests wooed him away from his profession and took him into business and financial affairs, and he is now president of the Farmers State Bank of Barnard and had large responsibilities and holdings in commercial and industrial lines. Dr. James A. Lounsbury was born in Genesee County, New York, September 13, 1842, and is a son of Rudolphus and Almira (Brown) Lounsbury, and a grandson of the immigrant who came from England and founded the family in New York. In that state, in 1805, was born Rudolphus Lounsbury, who passed his entire life in Genesee County in agricultural pursuits and died in 1870. He was a republican and a member of the Free Baptist church. Mrs. Lounsbury, who was born in 1807, in New York, died in Genesee County in 1865. There were three children in the family: Earl B., who was a physician and surgeon and died at Byron, Genesee County; James A.; and Carl M., who is a retired farmer of Lincoln, Kansas, where he was a pioneer. James A. Lounsbury received his primary education in...

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