Location: Mayfield Ohio

Biographical Sketch of Henry Apthorp

Apthorp, Henry; capitalist; born, Mayfield, Cuyahoga Co., O., Feb. 9, 1841; son of William and Chloe Howard Apthorp; educated, district school in Mayfield and later at academy in Mayfield and in Geauga Seminary; married, Willoughby, O., Dec. 8, 1859, Harriet E. Strong; one son, Warren; worked in a saw mill and hauled some of the lumber that went into the building of the Kennard House in Cleveland; until 22 years of age engaged in farming and lineman and foreman for the Western Union Telegraph Co. and the Lake Shore R. R.; 1876-1880, editor of The Democratic Standard of Ashtabula, O.; 1891, mngr. editor The Columbus Post; 1887-1909 special agt. the L. S. & M. S. R. R. in matters of state legislation in Ohio; in 1892 wrote and published a pamphlet against the proposed two-cent a mile railroad fare; in 1899 wrote a defence of the trusts, and in 1903 opposed Social-ism in a well-written pamphlet; prominent in politics; served two terms as member of the Ashtabula City Council, 1872-3 and 1883-4; 1885-7, railroad commissioner of Ohio; 1893-99, member Board of Managers of the Ohio State Penitentiary and of the Ohio State Reformatory,...

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Biographical Sketch of George Carlton Mapes

Mapes, George Carlton; furniture and undertaking; born, Mayfield, O., June 29, 1844; son of Hial S. and Mary J. Mapes; educated, district school, Mayfield Academy, and Willoughby Collegiate Institute; married, Oct. 1, 1863, Nettie N. Krissell, of Euclid, O.; issue, four sons, Harry S., Carey E., Will Carlton, and Guy F.; the latter the only one living; spent early life on a farm; has been connected for thirty years as a resident of the 26th ward of Cleveland; was one of the original committee appointed to make the boundary lines of Collinwood village; was Mayor of the village 1888-1890; during office, opened the Mayor’s Court, graded Main street, laid stone walks, organized the board of Health and Fire Department, built town hall, and bought first fire apparatus; descendants have historic and patriotic record; although almost 70, he is actively engaged in the furniture and undertaking business and...

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Biographical Sketch of Demaline Leuty

Leuty, Demaline; banker; born, Mayfield, Ohio, Nov. 9, 1835; son of Isaac and Mary Demaline Leuty; public school education; married, Lynn, Massachusetts, January, 1868, Sarah Frances Vennard; Mrs. Leuty died March 7, 1901; their only child died in infancy; early life spent in his father’s general store and in the lumber business; in 1883, embarked in the banking business, first known as The Savings & Trust Co., later consolidated with the Citizens Savings & Trust Co.; elected vice pres., also director and member of the finance committee, of the executive board; interested in a number of corporations and stock holder in several National banks and trust companies of the city; Republican, member St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; attained Knight Templar degree in Masonry, and a Noble of the Mystic Shrine; member Chamber of Commerce, Union, and Roadside...

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Budd, Thursa Gifford – Obituary

Mrs. Thomas Budd died Friday, Oct. 27, 1911 of heart trouble aggravated by a stroke of paralysis she suffered two months before. Mrs. Budd, who was Thursa E. Gifford before her marriage, was born in England, County of Devon 66 years ago, and came to America when a small child. She married Mr. Budd, October 8, 1865 in Mayfield, Ohio. They lived in Sanilac County for a number of years and came to Tuscola eleven years ago where they lived in Wells Township until last spring when they moved to Caro and bought a home where they hoped to enjoy their declining years. She became a mother of eleven children, six of whom are living; Mrs. Minnie Bailey, Baker City, Oregon; Waldo A., Ellington, Alice M. Head, Flint; Roy W., Jennings; Ethel M. Witkovsky, and Clarence A., Caro. Funeral services were held at the home on West Gamble Street Monday afternoon, conducted by Rev. S. C. Robinson and burial was in Caro Cemetery. Tuscola County Advertiser, November 3, 1911 Contributed by: Shelli...

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