The missionaries found the precepts of the Choctaw’s to be moral; and also that they respected old age, and kept fresh in memory the wise councils of their; fathers, whose lessons of wisdom the experience of the past, taught their youthful minds to look upward, and whose teachings they did not forget in their mature
United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry
In 1940 and 1943, a survey of everyone who had lived in Washington County continuously for 50 years or more, was made by the Weiser American. These pioneer residents were especially honored at the Fall Festival held in the fall of both years. So far as is known, the list compiled by the survey is
Marvin M. Spracklin, son of George Spracklin and Arloa Turner Minor, remained a resident of Shelby County, Illinois for the rest of his life. On October 13, 1870 he married Mary Elizabeth Deal, daughter of Elias and Francis Elizabeth Broyles Deal. In 1877 Marvin became “our new groceryman, (had) adopted for his motto ‘quick sales and
Hiram H. York, a well-known farmer of Cornish, has always resided in this town on the estate where he was born December 6, 1823. His grandfather, William York, also born in Cornish, was prominently identified with the Democratic party of the early days. William, in many ways the most prominent man in the town, was
DR. JAMES W. YORK. This prominent physician has been a close student of his profession and in his mission of “healing the sick,” his generous treatment of his patients, his liberality and kindness of heart, have won for him not the respect alone, but the earnest regard of the large clientele, he has gathered around
The present popular editor and proprietor of the Owyhee Avalanche, at Silver City, Mr. L. A. York, is a native of Lewiston, Maine, born March 13, 1866. His parents were Jerome W. and Martha (Read) York, both natives of that city, and his father of Scotch ancestry. The first representatives of the family in America
York, George W.; investment banker; born, 1869; graduated from Hiram College in 1892; he’ has been associated with the bond business since 1893; has had a long experience in the purchase and sale of bonds; has traveled extensively in connection with his work; for some years he was mgr. of the Bond Dept. of the
York, Robert H.; mnfr.; born, Michigan, Oct. 29, 1866; son of Barney H. and Julia Harkness York; educated, Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.; married, Cleveland, Oct. 3, 1892; Clara Gordon; issue, three children; pres. The Berkshire Mnfg. Co.; member Union, Tavern, Euclid, Country, Mayfield, Country, and Roadside Clubs, Cleveland; Manhattan, N. Y.
1st Class Private, Inf., 122nd Supply Co., 5th Inf.; of Polk County; son of J. S. and Mrs. Mollie York. Entered service Oct. 2, 1917, at Cedartown, Ga. Sent to Camp Gordon, Ga., transferred to Camp Wheeler, Ga. Served here with same company until discharged. Mustered out at Camp Wheeler, Ga., April 18, 1918.