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Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

Biographies of Western Nebraska

These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the table below you can find the name of those whom biographies can be found and click on the page number – it will take you directly to their biography. If you wish to access the history portion of the manuscript then it is contained in volumes 1-2, volume 3 being devoted entirely to biographies. Gallery of Western Nebraska’s People 143 full page photographs of families, couples, group photographs, individual people, and homesteads found within the manuscript History of Western Nebraska & It’s People, Volume 3. Volume 1 – History of Western Nebraska Volume 2 – History of Western Nebraska Biographies of Western Nebraska – Volume 3 SurnameGivePageNotes BusheeBerton Kenyon5 GentryBenjamin F.6 DownerAmon R.7 KirkhamValle B.7 LammWilliam H.8 NeeleyRobert G.8 HamptonRodolphus M.9 HardingWilliam Henry11 WesterveltJames P.11 GrimmJoseph L.12 McHenryMatthew H.12 RaymondLewis L.13 LymanWilliam H.14 SimmonsRobert G.14 DenslowLloyd15 PeckhamJohn S.16 PeckhamGeorge B.16 AndersonVictor17M.D. FrenchWilliam F.17 DavisEvan G.18 HanksRobert M.18 LammWilliam19Sr. ProhsOtto J.19 JonesHoward O.20D.D.S. MillerRobert G.20 AtkinsAuburn W.21 BrownWilliam G.22D.D.S. IrelandTed L.22 HamiltonLuther F.23 YoungFrank B.23M. D. ScottFremont24 MaginnisPatrick25 FaughtArthur M.27M....

Disbursements to Cherokees under the Treaty of May 6, 1828

Abstract of disbursements and expenditures made by George Vashon, Indian Agent for the Cherokees west of the Mississippi, under the stipulations of the Treaty with said tribe of 6th May, 1828, between the 16th September, 1830, and the 31st December, 1833. In total this list represents 390 Cherokee families and 1835 individuals who each received 25.75 as part of their payment under the 5th article of the treaty of 6th May, 1828.

Biography of William R. Meredith

William Ralph Meredith, who represents the City of London in the Ontario Legislature, is a native of Middlesex County, in this Province, and was born in the Township of Westminster, March 31, 1840. His father, John Cooke Meredith, born in the City of Dublin, Ireland, and there graduated at Trinity College, is Clerk of the Division Court for the County of Middlesex. His mother, before her marriage, was Sarah Pegler. Our subject was educated in the London Grammar School and the University of Toronto, being graduated from the law department of the latter institution, and called to the Bar at the Trinity term, 1861. Mr. Meredith opened a law office in London, in the autumn of the year just mentioned, and in a short time built up a remunerative practice. As a lawyer, he is held in high esteem in the community, and holds a high position in the fraternity. He is good in common law and consultation, and is regarded by many as the leading Chancery lawyer in Western Ontario. He is Solicitor for the City of London. He was elected a Bencher of the Law Society of Ontario in 1871, and created a Q. C. in 1876. In August, 1872, Mr. Meredith was returned to the seat in the Local Parliament which he now holds, on the resignation of the sitting member, Hon. John Carling, and was re-elected at the general elections, in January, 1875, and June, 1879. In politics his affiliations are with the Liberal Conservative party, and hence is opposed to the Mowat administration. He favors compulsory voting. He is the leader of his party...

Lyn Meredith

Corpl., Co. E. 30th Div., 2nd Inf. Regt.; of Guilford County; son of A. S. and Mrs. Cornie Meredith. Husband of Mrs. Ruby Meredith. Entered service July 17, 1917, at High Point. Sent to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France; landed August, 1918. Was engaged in all battles with 2nd Inf., Co. E. Citation from Gen. Pershing for bravery on Sept. 29, 1918. Landed in USA March 21, 1919, at Hoboken, N. J. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., March 27,...

L. Wayne James Meredith

Private, Marines, 73rd M. G. Co., 6th Regt.; of Guilford County; son of I. L. and Mrs. M. M. Meredith. Husband of Mrs. Ruth Meredith. Entered service April 22, 1919, at High Point. Sent to Paris Island, S. C. Transferred to Quantico, Va., then to Portsmouth, New Haven. Mustered out at Portsmouth, N. H., March 22,...

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