Location: Marion Ohio

Genealogy of Eber Baker of Marion Ohio

Genealogy of Eber Baker N158 EBER BAKER: (see M157a); 1780-1864; b. at Bowdoin, Maine, d. at Marion, Ohio; m. Lydia Smith; m. (2), Susan Wilson. George W. (Rev.): 1803-1881; m. Louisa D. Davis; minister of the Free Will Baptist Church. Oscar E.: 1826-1893; m. Jane E. Powell; entered the ministry of the Free Will Baptist Church when eighteen; m. (2), Augusta E. Wilson. Ch.: George P. (1854-1873). Allen D.: 1828-1906; m. Alida Van Osten; m. (2), Elsie A. Dockey; m. (3), Lucinda F. Fowler; served in the 136th Ohio National Guard; was in garrison duty at a part of the defenses of Washington, south of the Potomac. Oscar Albertus: b. 1850; m. Emma Reitenour. Chester Allen Albertus; b. Union City, Ind., 1880; m. Anna Gottschall. Ch.: Ray Albertus (b. 1909). Eber S.: b. 1883; m. Mary E. Trimble; served in the Civil War and was in the battle of Gettysburg; held at Libby Prison and Belle Isle; Wichita, Kansas. Herman E.: b. 1865; m. Emma Soudermilk. Ch.: Howard Eber (b. 1904). Charles: 1804-1896; m. Mary Anderson; m. (2), Tacey Anderson; helped brother George build first house on the original town plot of Marion; first postmaster of Lima. Alonzo Walter: 1828-1878; m. Charlotte Peters; served four months as Major of the 136th O.N.G.; appointed Collector of Internal Revenue; probate judge of Van Wert county. Charles Eber: b. 1845; m. Susan...

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Biography of Hon. Hiram D. Morgan

HON. HIRAM D. MORGAN. – This gentleman, whose portrait appears in this history, and who is so well known up and down the Sound, has had a varied pioneer life since 1853. He is a native of Ohio, having been born at Mount Ayre in 1822. During his boyhood, his parents moved to Marion and other portions of the state; and in the course of his development he learned the carpenter’s trade, which has ever been a great reliance to him. In 1846 he came out to Oskaloosa, Iowa, and in 1853 became one of the Davis party to cross the plains to Oregon. At Salmon Falls he left the train and came on to Fort Boise, and with all his possessions on his shoulders walked down to The Dalles, and at the Cascades was employed by Bush & Baker in building a large bateau and ferry-boat. In October he left for Olympia, and in 1854 built there a schooner, the Emlie Parker, on a speculation, which he sold to advantage. When the war broke out in 1855 he was engaged by Michael T. Simmons, Indian agent, to act as his secretary. Mr. Morgan was soon selected by the Indians to act as agent. He built seven houses under contract on the Squakson agency, and twelve house for the Indians on the Puyallup agency, and in 1861 was appointed...

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Biography of Thomas F. King

Thomas F. King, who has devoted his entire time and attention to the banking business since making his initial step in business circles, is now the cashier of the Exchange National Bank of Muskogee. A native of Ohio, he was born in Marion on the 13th of May, 1886, and is a son of James and Margaret (Martin) King, the latter a sister of T. H. Martin, former mayor of Muskogee. The father was commissioner of public safety under the charter form of government. With the removal of the family westward, Thomas F. King pursued his more advanced education in the Woodbine Normal School at Woodbine, Iowa, from which he was graduated with the class of 1907. Soon afterward he turned his attention to the banking business, starting in the position of bookkeeper. He has made his home in Muskogee since 1907 and is today a well known and prominent figure in financial circles, having worked his way steadily upward through various intermediate positions to that of cashier of the Exchange National Bank, of which he is also one of the directors. He has closely studied every phase of the business and thoroughness, keen sagacity and earnestness of purpose have been salient features in the attainment of his present-day success. On the 18th of February, 1915, Mr. King was united in marriage to Miss Cassie Iliff, a daughter of...

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