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Biographical Sketch of Dayton Clarence Miller

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Miller, Dayton Clarence; physicist; born at Strongsville, O., March 13, 1866; son of Charles W. D. and Vienna (Pomeroy) Miller; A. B., Baldwin University, 1886, A. M., 1889; D. Sc., Princeton, 1890; married Edith C. Easton, of Princeton, N. J., June 28, 1893; prof. natural science, Baldwin University, 1883-1889; asst. in mathematics and physics, 1890-1893; prof. physics, since 1893, Case School Applied Science; fellow A. A. A. S. (sec’y Sect. Physics, 1903-1907, vice pres. 1908; gen. sec’y 1910), member American Physical Society, American Astronomical Society, Cleveland Engineering Society (pres., 1906); trustee Baldwin University since 1899. Author: Laboratory Physics, 1903; Boehm on the Flute and Flute Playing, 1908; also numerous papers on exploiting physics in scientific...

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Biography of C. B. Mitchell

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Although one of the more recent additions to the Miami bar, Charles B. Mitchell has already demonstrated his ability to cope with the intricacies of the law and is building up a good practice. He is also well known as a writer of ability and has contributed many interesting articles to leading magazines. He was born at Brunswick, Maine, on the 9th of October, 1870, his parents being George E. and Agnes E. Mitchell, also natives of the Pine Tree state, the former born at Brunswick, August 3, 1850, while the birth of the latter occurred at Oldtown in 1854. The father was employed in various shoe factories in Maine and is now living at Lewiston; that state, but the mother passed away in 1890. C. B. Mitchell was accorded limited educational opportunities, attending the public schools of his native city to the age of eighteen years, and working part time in a shoe factory from the age of twelve years. For a time after leaving school he was a reporter on the Lewiston (Me.) Gazette and then read law in the office of Hon. J. W. Mitchell at Auburn, that state, being admitted to practice in 1892. Three years later he became private secretary to James F. McElroy, of Albany, New York, a construction engineer...

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Biography of Joseph Holmes

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Joseph Holmes, one of the representative horticulturists of Ontario and progressive citizens of San Bernardino County, came to California in 1883 and located in the Ontario colony as one of its early settlers, and has ever since taken a leading part in building up his chosen section and advancing its interests. His home is on the corner of Fourth Street and Campus Avenue, where he has erected a substantial two-story residence, well furnished and fitted with modern conveniences. He has surrounded his home with ornamental trees and rich floral plants. His twenty-acre tract is located between Third and Fourth streets and east of Campus avenue. Upon this tract he has, for the past six years, been engaged in horticultural pursuits. He has now twelve acres in oranges, also a choice variety of lemons, and a family orchard of deciduous fruits. Seven acres are devoted to vineyard, producing raisin grapes of the Muscat variety. All of his trees and vines have a remarkably fine growth and attest the intelligent care bestowed upon them. Mr. Holmes is a native of Trenton, New Jersey, and dates his birth November 1819. His parents, Samuel and Hannah (Jackson) Holmes, were natives of England. His father came to the United States in 1816, and his mother in 1800. When Mr. Holmes was...

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1910 Sioux Census

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now This is the most interesting piece of information, especially for those who have lost Sioux ancestors in 1910. All give South Dakota as their birthplace and the birthplace of both parents.  All say they are full-blooded Sioux.  All give occupation as “Wild West Shoe.” New Jersey, Mercer County, Hamilton Township, North District, Enumeration District #32, Sheet No 18 A. Enumerated on 22 April 1910 by John Magowan. Name Relationship Sex Age Marital Status How Many Years Married Mother of how many Children still living Iron Tail Head M 57 M1 21 Annie Wife F 46 M1 21 2 2 Sam Lone Bear Head M 32 S Andrew Knife M 36 M1 10 Jeff Strikes Plenty M 30 M1 10 Joe Pacer [may be Racer] Head M 48 M1 20 Mary Wife F 46 M1 20 1 1 Lone Elk Son M 6 S Ben American Horse* Head M 34 M1 11 Annie Wife F 32 M1 11 Patrick Bitters [? hard to read] M 39 S Rooms [? hard to read] Close to Lodge M 46 M1 28 Joe Bronze [? could be Brings”] M 39 M1 11 Kills [?] in Lodge Head M 42 M1 7 Nancie Wife F 40 M1 7 1 1 George Son M 6 S Paints Yellow Head M 34 M1...

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