Biography of George Washington Webster

GEORGE WASHINGTON WEBSTER. As a progressive tiller of the soil the subject of this sketch has no superior throughout Ozark County, Missouri, for he is industrious, decidedly progressive in his views, and has always taken advantage of all new methods for the improvement of his land. His fine and valuable estate is located ten miles



Biographical Sketch of John Howard Webster

Webster, John Howard; assignee The Variety Iron Works Co.; born, Portsmouth, N. H., Nov. 8, 1846; came to CIeveland in 1850; public school education, graduated from Yale in 1868; degree A. B., Union Law College, 1870; degree LL. B.; received degree of A. M. from Yale in 1871; engaged in the practice of law in



More Victims of Anti-Slavery Act – Fugitive Slave Law

Columbia, Penn., (end of March, 1852;) a colored man, named William Smith, was arrested as a fugitive slave in the lumber yard of Mr. Gottlieb, by Deputy Marshal Snyder, of Harrisburg, and police officer Ridgeley, of Baltimore, under a warrant from Commissioner McAllister. Smith endeavored to escape, when Ridgeley drew a pistol and shot him



Biography of Edgar J. Webster

EDGAR J. WEBSTER. – Mr. Webster not only has a claim upon our interests as a citizen of Washington Territory, but also as a veteran of the war. Born in Michigan in 1847, he was of an age, at the commencement of hostilities, to enter the army, whither his father and three brothers had already



Biographical Sketch of James Webster

James, son of John Webster, was born about 1720, in Richmond, Rhode Island. He married Hannah Woodmansee. Children, born at Richmond: Thankful, February 15, 1743: Margaret. December to. 1744; Hannah, June 8, 1747: Stephen, March 17, 1750, settled at Tyringham, Massachusetts. and married Abigail Parks, a native of Voluntown, Connecticut; Zerviah, December 4, 1752: James,



Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Webster

Jonathan, son of James Webster, was born at Richmond. Rhode Island, April 2, 1758. After the close of the revolution he came to Tyringham, Berkshire county, Massachusetts. He married Mary — . Children, born in Rhode Island. Elias, born August 21, 1781 (recorded at Tyringham) ; Hannah, June 13. 1784 (recorded at Tyringham). Born in



Biographical Sketch of John Webster

John, son of Jonathan Webster. was born at Tyringham. Massachusetts. February 2, 1790. When a young man he located at Franklin, Delaware county, New York, and later removed to Parma. Monroe county. New York. He married Mary Webster. He died in 1852 in Spencerport, Monroe county, New York; his wife Mary died at Victor, New



Biographical Sketch of Otis A. Webster

Otis A., son of John Webster, was born at Franklin, Delaware county, New York, December, 1828, died in Victor, New York, February, 1891. he was educated in the public schools, and followed farming for his occupation. He removed to North Amherst, Ohio, in 1854, and engaged in the manufacture of plows, also conducting a farm



Biography of Milo Freeman Webster

Milo Freeman, son of Otis A. Webster, was born at North Amherst, Ohio, November 14, 1866. He attended the public schools of Victor. New York, graduated from Canandaigua Academy in 1883 and from the College of Agriculture of Cornell University in 1888. He is a member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity of that college.



Biography of Robert E. Webster

ROBERT E. WEBSTER, Near Summitville in Van Buren Township is one of the fine country homes of Madison County, a place which for years has given a distinctive character of prosperity and well ordered enterprise to the country life of this section of the County, It is the farm occupied and owned by Robert E.



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