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Contributions of the Old Residents’ Historical Association, Lowell MA

The Lowell Historical Society of Lowell Massachusetts published 6 volumes of “contributions” to the recording of the history of Lowell Massachusetts at the turn of the century. These contributions were continued by the contributions by the Lowell Historical Society. Volume I A Fragment, written in 1843, by Theodore Edson Boott, Kirk, by Theodore Edson Carpet-Weaving and the Lowell Manufacturing Company, by Samuel Fay Dana, Samuel L., Memoir of, by John O. Green Early Recollections of an Old Resident, by Josiah B. French East Chelmsford (now Lowell), Families Living in, in 1802, by Z. E. Stone Green, Benjamin, Biography of, by Lewis Green Hale, Moses, Early Manufacturer of Wool, &c., in E. Chelmsford, by Alfred Gilman History of an Old Firm, by Charles Hovey Jackson, General, in Lowell, by Z. E. Stone Jackson, Patrick T., by John A. Lowell Knapp, Daniel, Autobiography of Letters (Three) of Samuel Batchelder First Census of Lowell; the Hamilton Manufacturing Company; first Manufacture of the Power-Loom Drilling Letters (Three) of Samuel Lawrence John Brown; Milton D. Whipple; the Purchase of the Outlets of the N. H. Lakes, the sources of the Merrimack Lewis, Joel, Reminiscences of, by Joshua Merrill Livingston, William, by Josiah B. French Locke, Joseph, Life and Character of, by John A. Knowles Lowell and Harvard College, by John O. Green Contains a list of alumni and graduates of Harvard University, now or formerly residing in Lowell. July 1877. Lowell and the Monadnocks, by Ephraim Brown Lowell and Newburyport, by Thomas B. Lawson Lowell, Francis Cabot, by Alfred Gilman Lowell Institution for Savings, Semi-Centennial History of, by Geo. J. Carney Lowell, Mayors of...

1923 Historical and Pictorial Directory of Angola Indiana

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.

Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

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 throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to succeed, and records how that success has usually crowned their efforts. It tells also of many, very many, who, not seeking the applause of the world, have pursued “the even tenor of their way,” content to have it said of them, as Christ said of the woman performing a deed of mercy – “They have done what they could.” It tells how that many in the pride and strength of young manhood left the plow and the anvil, the lawyer’s office and the counting-room, left every trade and profession, and at their country’s call went forth valiantly “to do or die,” and how through their efforts the Union was restored and peace once more reigned in the land. In the life of every man and of every woman is a lesson that should not be lost upon those who follow after. Genealogists will appreciate this volume from the fact that it contains so much that would never find its way into public records, and which would otherwise be inaccessible. Great...

Biographical Sketch of James Waugh

Was born in Adams county, Pennsylvania, May 11, 1826. His father died when he was an infant, and his mother when he was three years old; he was then bound to Mr. John Bower who reared him. He learned the blacksmith trade when young, and followed that business for twenty years. In August, 1855, he left Pennsylvania and settled in Jones, county, Iowa, and in 1857 came to this county where he has lived since and for a while worked at his trade, together with farming, but of late years has given his entire attention to farming with excellent success. Mr. Waugh was united in marriage, December 6, 1849, to Miss Mary C. Hoffman, who was born in Adams county, Pennsylvania, July 6,...

Biographical Sketch of Alexander Waugh

ALEXANDER WAUGH. – This gentleman is a native of Indiana, and was born in 1826. He was a farmer boy and navigator on the inland rivers. Upon reaching mature life and being married, he came west to Rock Island, Illinois, in 1853, and in 1864 was on the plains for Oregon, making a successful trip despite an attack by the Sioux. He made his first location on Birch creek, Umatilla county, in September of that year, arriving with a total capital of four mules and seventy-five dollars in money. His one hundred and sixty acres of land, a small band of cattle, together with strict industry and economy, have kept him on the steady up-grade towards a competence; and in 1887 he realized ten thousand dollars by the sale of cattle, which the restricted range made it no longer profitable to attempt to keep. He invested this capital in a large tract of land, and continued in stock-raising upon the safe basis of a large provision for the winter months, and stall-feeding, and by replacing the common or scrub cattle by graded animals of the best breeds. His business success, which makes his assets foot up to twenty-five thousand dollars, has not been attained by the neglect of his duties to society or to his family, having given his own children a sound education, and also having assumed the care and education of his orphan...

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