Location: China

The Discovery Of This Continent, it’s Results To The Natives

In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and often accompanied him in his many voyages, in which she soon equally shared with him his love of adventure, and thus became to him a treasure indeed not only as a companion but as a helper; for she drew his maps and geographical charts, and...

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Elbert S. Todd of Los Angeles CA

Elbert S. Todd8, (Gabriel H.7, John6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born Feb. 9, 1845, in Rome Center, Mich., married: (1) June 11, 1867, Emma N. Shaw, who was born in 1848, in New York; (2) April 20, 1898, Emma Grubitz. Resided in China, and Napa, Cahuenga, San Francisco, San Jose and Los Angeles California. Children by Emma N. Shaw: 1832. Fred Foster Todd, born Sept. 12, 1868 in Kieu Kiang, China, married Oct. 23, 1895, Fannie Pruitt who was born May 10, 1875, in Crisfield, Maryland. He is now (1919) a Surgeon Dentist in Crisfield, Maryland. where they reside....

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Biography of Hon. John M. Bacon

HON. JOHN M. BACON. – There are three places in the Northwest that have almost antique associations. These are Astoria, Vancouver and Oregon City. Of none of them is the flavor of old times more pronounced than amid the rocks and bluffs and by the falls and the old buildings of the latter place. Here one of the old pioneers may be found in the person of a gentleman whose portrait appears on the opposite page. It was as to the last place to go that Mr. Bacon came to Oregon. A native of Buffalo, New York, born in 1822, he lost his father two years later, and lived with his grandfather until fourteen years old. He kept himself in America three years longer, working in a store, but at the age of seventeen shipped before the mast from New Bedford in a whaler. He was two years in China, and in 1844, going out to Bombay, took service as second mate on an English ship. This took him to London. Returning to the United States by the Atlantic, having seen the bigness of the world, he came out to Illinois with his brother Francis, now a resident on the Sandy. In 1845, he came to Independence, Missouri, and, joining the Barlow train, came to Oregon, being one of the number to hunt out the Barlow road across the...

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China WW2 NMCG Casualty List

AH, Fong, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Footsing Ah, Ave Foch, 1238 Lime House 91, Shanghai. AHYUNG, Woo, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Chen Wei Tsen, House 82, Lane 920, Sinza Rd., Shanghai. CHIE, Ke Cheong, Steward’s Mate 2c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Lee Hwa, Yuan Kou. CHIEN, Ling Sang, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Yee Nan Chien, 63 Zai Hwa Fang, Route Lafayette, French Concession, Shanghai. CHIH, Shou, Stewards’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. chong Shou Chih, Weihaiwei. CHIN, Choon, Seaman 2c, USNR. Wife, Mrs. Gen Get Jan Chin, Hoy Ping Kwong Tong. CHING, Yu Chow, Steward’s Mate 2c, USN. Wife, Mrs. May Lee Ching, c/o Ah Pow, 120 Nanking Rd., Shanghai. CHONG, Chang Yuen, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. ah Ying Chong, 78 Route Pichou, Shanghai. CHOW, Shing Foo, Steward’s Mate 2c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Ah Chie Chow, 1239 Ave., Edward VII, Shanghai. DUCEY, Ting, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. foh Foh Ting, 117 Prentice Rt., French Concession, Shanghai. FOO, Ah, Steward 3c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Mai Ying Foo, 238 War St., Ningpo. FOOK, Lau, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Lee Fook, Passage 321, House 3, Route de Sieyes, Shanghai. FU, Liu, Steward’s Mate 2c, USN. Wife, mrs. Liu Chan Yen Keiw, San Chow Tin. HO, Chuan Hwa, Steward’s Mate 1c, USN. Wife, Mrs. Chowyin Ho, 1 Shing Ching Lee, Hwa King...

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