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



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



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



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