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Harrington’s Point Cemetery, Lakeville, Ashtabula County, Ohio

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (located north side of Lake Road just West of Poor Rd.) KLUMPH Irene A., d. 12 July —-, ae. 26 yrs. Wife of Doc. A. Klumph. Sally, d. 5 Mar. 1852, ae. 27 yrs., 9 mos., 22 days. Wife of Doc. A. Klumph. Sally Ann, dau. of Doc. A. and Sally Klumph, d. 21 Aug. 1852. Charity C., dau. of Thomas and Sarah Klumph, d. 26 Dec. 1818, ae. 25 yrs. Sarah, d. 8 Aug. 1870, ae. 81. yrs. Wife of Thos. Klumph. Thomas, d. 21 Oct. 1850, ae. 71 yrs. Eunice A., d.(8 July 1853?), ae. 22yrs. Cornelius C., d. 21 Nov. 1860, ae. 28 yrs. LATHROP Colbee, d. 12 Mar. 1857. VAN SLYKE Moses, b. 1822, d. 1907. Albert W., d. 29 Jan. 1870, ae. 21 yrs., 2 mos. George J., son of M. and C. Van Slyke, d. 6 Jan. 1862, ae. 1 yr., 29 days. FOWLER Mary B., d. 5 Feb. 1851, ae. 31 yrs., 9 mos., 2 days. Wife of Rev. P. P. Fowler, Lovina L., d. 14 Apr. 1857, ae. 33 yrs., 7 mos., 5 days. Wife Moses Van Slyke. VAN SLYKE Dolly, d. 20 Feb. 1877, ae. 81 yrs., 5 mos. Martin, d. 19 Aug. 1859, ae. 66 yrs., 10 mos., 22 days. Brown MonumentWest Side BROWN Chas., Jr.,...

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Biography of Francis E. Ensign

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Holding marked prestige among the prominent members of the Idaho bar is Francis Edward Ensign, who is now engaged in the practice of the legal profession in Hailey. There are few-men whose lives are crowned with the honor and respect which is uniformly accorded him; but through forty-five years” connection with the west his has been an unblemished career. With him success in life has been reached by sterling qualities of mind and a heart true to every manly principle. In his varied business interests his reputation has been unassailable and in offices of public trust he has displayed a loyalty that classed him among the valued citizens of the commonwealth. He has nearly reached the seventieth milestone that marks earth’s pilgrimage, but is still concerned with the active affairs of life, and in the courts of his district displays a strong mentality undimmed by time and a power of argument that wins him many notable forensic victories. A native of Ohio, Mr. Ensign was born in Painesville, March 4, 1829, and is descended from English ancestors who came from the “merrie isle” to the New World, locating in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1630, only two years after the landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth Rock. A little later the Ensigns became pioneer settlers of Hartford, Connecticut....

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Biographical Sketch of A. W. Mann

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now A. W. Mann, merchant, was born in Ashtabula County, Ohio, September 4, 1845. He removed to Webster County, Iowa, and came to Jewell County, Kan., in May, 1870, and took a homestead two and a half miles from Burr Oak. He engaged in the drug business in Burr Oak in the fall of 1875. In 1877 he engaged in general merchandising, under the firm name of McLain & Mann; afterward the firm was changed to Mann, Faidley & Gilbert. The present firm is Mann & Gilbert. Held the office of Justice of the Peace and was second Justice of the Peace in Burr Oak Township after the organization of the county. He is a member of the K. of P. and enlisted in the United States army, in Company C, Twenty-ninth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, July 20, 1861; re-enlisted as a veteran December 15, 1863, in same company and regiment. He was transferred from the army to the navy in 1864; served nine months on the monitor Winnebago and three months on the Circassian. He was married in Ashtabula County, Ohio, August 14, 1865, to Miss Martha Steves, and they have four children – Hattie, Arthur W., Edith, and Mattie...

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Biography of Henry H. Miller, M. D.

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Henry H. Miller, M. D. Although the well directed labor of Dr. Henry H. Miller belongs to the past rather than present of Rossville, innumerable evidences abound of his sojourn in the community, and particularly of his diligence in proteeting and preserving the health and sanitation of his adopted place. For forty-four years he was a prominent resident of Rossville, and during that time won his way into the confidence and respect of the people not alone as a medical adviser and kind friend, but as a contributor to all that made for their welfare and a supporter of the things that combined to advance religion, education and high citizenship. Doctor Miller was born in Ashtabula County, Ohio, May 4, 1850, the sixth son of Rev. John and Sarah (Shaffer) Miller, natives of New York and Switzerland, respectively. Rev. John Miller was a Methodist minister and circuit rider, moving from one small congregation to another and administering the gospel over a wide stretch of territory, in addition to which he carried on farming. He gave his children better educational advantages than were usual in those days. Henry H. was sent to college to complete his training for the profession which he had decided upon as his life work. He first attended the common schools of Alliance,...

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Biographical Sketch of Frederick B. Ayer

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Ayer, Frederick B.; insurance; born, Unity, N. H., Oct. 27, 1874; son of Benjamin F. and Susan V. Bailey Ayer; educated, Preparatory School Kenyon Military Academy, Gambier, O., 1890-91; Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., class of 1896, degree A. B.; married, Ashtabula, O., June 15, 1899, Agnes Louise Goddard; issue, Edwin, born Aug. 2, 1901, Ethel Louise, born Jan. 22, 1905, Margaret, born Nov. 11, 1906; taught school at Kenyon Military Academy Sept., 1896 to June, 1899; principal of school at Versailles, Ky., from Sept., 1899 to May, 1903; May 1, 1903, became associated with Fred P. Thomas in insurance business in Cleveland; vice pres. and director The Fred P. Thomas Co.; member Chamber of Commerce; Delta Upsilon fraternity. Recreations: Tennis, baseball and...

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Biographical Sketch of Tyler W. Brainard

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Brainard, Tyler W.; merchant; born, Brooklyn, O., Nov. 19, 1848; son of George W. and Delight Hall Brainard; educated, district school in the village of Brighton; enlisted in the army in 1864, so that ended his school days; married, Ashtabula, O., Oct. 15, 1872, L. Adella Puffu; one daughter, Mabel; was elected to city Council for one term in 1884; traveling salesman for Tuller, Warren & Co., from 1872-1875; in 1876, engaged in the wall paper and decorating business, on Pearl Street; still in the business; was charter member in organizing the Brooklyn Heights Cemetery; was 1st. vice pres. for 19 years; pres. the board of trustees, Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, in 1886; pres. for one year Cuyahoga County Soldiers and Sailors Ass’n; member Memorial Post, G. A. R., No. 141, since 1880; has held different offices; member Masonic Lodge Halcyon, No. 498; also Forest City Commandery, No....

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Biographical Sketch of Theodore Elijah Burton

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Burton, Theodore Elijah; U. S. senator to March 3, 1915; born, Jefferson, O., Dee. 20, 1851; son of Rev. William and Elizabeth ‘(Grant) Burton; A. B., Oberlin College, 1872, A. M. 1875; (LL. D., Oberlin, 1900, Dartmouth, 1907, Ohio University, 1907); unmarried; admitted to bar, 1875, and since in practice at Cleveland; member 51st (1889-1891), and 54th to 61st (1895-1911) congresses; 21st Ohio Dist.; resigned from 61st Congress, March 4, 1909; U. S. senator, 1909-1915; chairman Inland Waterways Commission, 1906-1908; chairman National Waterways Commission; member National Monetary Commission; Republican nominee for mayor, Cleveland, 1907; delegate Republican National convention, 1904, 1908 (placed William Howard Taft in nomination for the Presidency, Chicago, 1908); pres. Grant Family Ass’n of the U. S. Clubs: Union, Rowfant (Cleveland), Metropolitan (Washington). Author: Financial Crisis and Periods of Industrial and Commercial Depression, 1902; Life of John Sherman, 1906; Corporations and The State, 1911; pres. American Peace Society,...

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Biographical Sketch of Vernon H. Burke

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Burke, Vernon H.; attorney-at-law; born, Saybrook, O., Dec. 22, 1865; son of John F. and Minerva C. Stewart Burke; educated, Canisius College, Buffalo, N. Y., Stratton’s Business College, The University of Notre Dame; B. A., C. E., LL. B. degrees; married, Cleveland, Dec. 21, 1892, Matilda B. Hahn; one son, Vernon A. Burke, Jr.; Republican; served on police bench by appointment; senator from Cuyahoga county, 1896-1900; vice chairman Cuyahoga County Republican Committee; has been a trial lawyer; pres. James F. Allen Contracting Co., Cleveland Smelting Co., Idle-wild Co.; sec’y Guest & Buell Co., Fleishman & Smith Co.; director The Cleveland Salt Co.; sec’y Crawford & Soper Co.; Bauck Contracting Co., Rice Bottling Works, The Olds-Oakland Co., etc.; member K. of P., and I. O. O. F., the Athletic, Willowick Country, and City Clubs. Recreations: Motoring, Hunting and...

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Biographical Sketch of Herbert V. Barnes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Barnes, Herbert V.; manager; born, Huntsburg, O., Sept. 18, 1869; son of Virgil T. and Ella Cummings Barnes; educated, district schools, Huntsburg, and New Lyme Institute, New Lyme, O.; married, Huntsburg, Sept. 20, 1892, Anna L. Barnes; one son, Earl H. Barnes; worked on his father’s farm until he was married; then engaged in farming for himself for 5 yrs.; came to Cleveland in March, 1898; was employed by the Brumelage Co., wholesale butter, eggs and cheese dealers; has had charge of sales force and was a stockholder and director until April, 1908; then went in with The Public Hand Laundry, as mgr.; still serving in that position; director the Crystal Creamery Co.; member Hough Mens’ Club; vice pres. Cleveland Laundrymen’s Club; member executive committee of the Geauga County Assn of...

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Biographical Sketch of Warren Hervey Cowdery

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cowdery, Warren Hervey; mfgr.; born, Perry, O., May 21, 1853; son of Lyman Hervey and Sarah Holmes Cowdery; educated, High School, Painesville, O.; married, Geneva, O., Sept. 19, 1878, Hattie Kelley, two sons and two daughters; at 21 years of age, sec’y The Geneva Tool Co.; organized The Ashtabula Tool Co. in 1880; was sec’y and treas. of the company until 1902, then became 1st vice pres. of The American Fork & Hoe Co.; became pres. of the Company in 1908; pres. The National Handle Co.; trustee Hiram College; Ohio Christian Missionary Society; member Willowick Country...

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Biographical Sketch of C. Kenneth Chisholm

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Chisholm, C. Kenneth; pres. Chisholm Shoe Co.; born, Ontario, 1865; married, Ashtabula, O., 1899, Laura Ford; one daughter, Ruth; 32d° Mason; member Cleveland Athletic, Mayfield, Country, Hermit, and Rotary...

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Biographical Sketch of James McCreary Gee

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Gee, James McCreary; real estate broker; born, Kingsville, O., Dee. 24, 1875; son of Francis W. and Mary McCreary Gee; educated, common and high schools, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa.; Western Reserve University, Law Dept.; married, Marysville, N. Y., June 6, 1900, Helen Mills; issue, Francis, born March 30, 1901, Daniel, born Dec. 7, 1904, Nicholas, born Feb. 24, 1908, and Caroline, born May 9, 1911; member Corps of Cadets, Allegheny College; Republican; traveling salesman before settling in Cleveland; in 1902, engaged in the life insurance business as asst. supt. of The Prudential Life Ins. Co.; in 1904-1905, mgr. sales and technical dept. of the Hapgood Incorporation; 1905-1908, pres. The Cleveland Sales Co., handling stock and bonds of local nature; pres. The Colonial Automobile Co., The Kelley Island Telephone & Electric Co.; sec’y The Wager Motor Co.; now engaged in the real estate brokerage business with F. B. Guinan, giving special attention to investments properties and long-time leases; member Knights of Pythias Lodge, No. 133, Phi Delta Theta from. Pa., Delta; member Alumni Club of Phi Delta...

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Biographical Sketch of Paul Howland

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Howland, Paul; congressman; born, Jefferson, O., Dec. 5, 1865; son of W. P. and Esther Elizabeth Leonard Howland; A. B., Oberlin College, 1887, A. M., 1894; LL. B., Harvard, 1890; married, Jessie F. Pruden, of Burghill, O., Jan. 18, 1905; practiced at Jefferson, 1890-1894; at Cleveland, since 1894; senior member law firm of Howland, Moffet & Niman; member 60th, 61st, and 62d Congresses (1907-1913), 20th Ohio Dist.; Republican; 2d lieut., 1st Ohio Cav. in Spanish-American...

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Biographical Sketch of Virgil P. Kline

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Kline, Virgil P.; lawyer, born, Conneaut, Nov. 3, 1844; educated, Electric Institute, Hiram, O.; graduated from Williams College, 1886; studied law in Cleveland, and passed examinations in 1870, and was admitted to the bar; with Albert T. Slade, until his death in 1876; member of the firm of Henderson, Kline & Tolles; later Kline, Tolles & Goff; when Mr. Goff became pres. of the Cleveland Trust Co., firm was organized as Kline, Tolles & Morley; powerful orator; special student of financial and economic questions; Democrat; frequent nominee for office; ran ahead of party ticket, but majority of Republican party caused...

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Biographical Sketch of Albert Joseph MacAdams

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now MacAdams, Albert Joseph; merchant; born in Chicago, Aug. 19, 1868; son of Henry and Carrie Crosby MacAdams; public school and high schools; married, Cleveland, Feb. 18, 1913, L. Jean Sowers; started mnfg. woodturning machinery, and became stationary engineer; went into grocery business in Ashtabula, 1886, but sold out and went into retail store; came to Cleveland, 1888, and associated himself with Bowman’s wallpaper store; later joined Keep Mnfg. Co., makers of shirts, until they discontinued business here in 1890, when he went into haberdashery with W. B. Davis; became member of the firm in 1898, and in 1902, after spending a year in Denver, established himself in Cleveland, operating two stores (Euclid Ave. and Hollenden Arcade); pres. and gen. mgr. The MacAdams Co.; member Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland Advertising...

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