Location: Richland County OH

Biographical Sketch of John Moreland Henderson

Henderson, John Moreland; lawyer; born, Newville, O., April 14, 1840; son of James T. and Ann Moreland Henderson; graduate Miami University, 1862; married, College Hill, O., June 20, 1872; seven children; member law firm of Henderson, Quail & Siddall. Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. choose a state: Any AL AK AZ AR CA CO CT DE DC FL GA HI ID IL IN IA KS KY LA ME MD MA MI MN MS MO MT NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OK OR PA RI SC SD TN TX UT VT VA WA WV WI WY INTL Start...

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Biographical Sketch of Eugene L. Patchin

Patchin, Eugene L.; dentist; born, North Newbury, 0., Feb. 13, 1860; son of Capt. Levi and Eliza Hayes Patchin, Jr.; common school education; married, Rock Creek, O., 1881, Ella M. Slabaugh; issue, Mable E., born July 8, 1883, and Erie M., born June 2, 1889; studied dentistry, and received the right to practice in 1881; practiced in Lorain, Huron and Richland counties and Cuyahoga county; has been in Cleveland, twenty-seven years; his son is now associated with him; served four years in Cleveland Cadets; honorably discharged in 1889; member Lookout Camp, Sons of Veterans; one of the vice-commanders and officiate as delegate-at-large; member Cleveland Dental Society, and Northern Ohio and Ohio State Dental Societies; member National Union (Cleveland Council); member and officer in Plymouth Church, and Men’s Club; member Cleveland Quoit...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Alfred Parsons

Parsons, Charles Alfred; real estate; born, Dec. 25, 1847, Hoosick Falls, N. Y.; son of Hial Kenyon and Harriet Robinson Parsons; educated, public school and graduate of Seilers Technical School, Harrisburg, Pa.; married, April 24, 1873, Della B. Parr, Mansfield, 0.; one son, Harry Arthur; Cleveland, 1874, with Cartwright, McCurdy & Co.. iron mfrs., then with Union Foundry Co.; at Harrisburg, Pa., 1881-1886; Pennsylvania Steel Co.; returned to Cleveland, as cashier Union Rolling Mill Co.; in 1892, organized Cleveland Steel Castings Co.; in steel casting and steel brokerage until 1912, when he entered real estate; member K. of P., Royal Arcanum, Royal League, New England Society of Cleveland, Tippecanoe...

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Biographical Sketch of Henry Everett McMillin, Jr.

McMillin, Henry Everett, Jr.; musical instruments; born, Shelby, O., April 27, 1876; son of H. E. and Emma C. North McMillin, Sr.; educated, Hiram College, Hiram, O.; married, Cleveland, April 19, 1899, Minna A. Frisch, of Mansfield, O.; Q. M. Sergt., Co. K, 10th O. V. I., Spanish American War; vice pres. and gen. mgr. The H. E. McMillin Co.; member Cleveland Athletic Club. Fond of...

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Biography of Winfield Freeman

Winfield Freeman. Lawyer, author, traveler, leader in republican politics and a business man, Winfield Freeman has been a Kansan for more than thirty-five years. He has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the foremost members of the bar in Kansas City, Kansas. He was born at London, Ohio, January 3, 1848, a son of James F. and Eleanor (Dawson) Freeman. His early life was spent in Winchester, Ohio, where he attended the public schools and where he read law in the office of Hon. A. Stiver. Admitted to the bar in 1869, at the age of twenty-one, he practiced law for a number of years in Ohio, and in 1878-79 served as prosecuting attorney of Preble County. Since 1879 he has been a resident of Kansas. From 1880 to 1884 he was assistant attorney for the Solomon Valley Railroad Company. In 1881 he was elected mayor of Minneapolis, Kansas. As one of the promoters of the Kansas City Elevated Railroad Company Mr. Freeman removed to Kansas City, Kansas, in 1884, and was actively identified with that transportation service as attorney until 1888. It is forty-eight years since he commenced the practice of law in Ohio in 1869, and his experience is a remarkably long one. He was associated with Silas Wright Porter, now associate justice of the Supreme Court of Kansas, from 1891 to 1899, and was also...

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Eckley, John C. – Obituary

In this city, Tuesday, May 8, 1906, John C. Eckley, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in Richland County, Ohio, and crossed the plains, coming to California in 1850. His wife died about five years ago. He has been a life long member of the Methodist Church, and to the time of his recent illness was an active worker. Four children survive his loss. The are, Wm. E. Eckley, of Geneva, Nebraska; Mrs. Lucy H. Bailey of Moore, Mont; Mrs. Madge Breshears, of Elgin and E. L. Eckley of this city. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, and will not be until Mrs. Breshears arrives this evening from Elgin. The deceased has been a resident of this city for the past several years, during which time he has made many friends who truly sympathize with the grief stricken family. La Grande Evening Observer Microfilm – 5/02/1906 – 12/27/1906 Wednesday, 5/09/1906 Page...

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Becker, Maude Elsie Mrs. – Obituary

Telocaset, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Maude Elsie Becker, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Snider, of Telocaset, died at Baker June 16, and was interred at Union Saturday last, services by Rev. Pratt of Cove. Maude Elsie Becker, oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Snider, was born July 24, 1887, at Mansfield, Ohio, died June 26, 1918, at Baker, Ore., age 30 years, 11 months and two days. She came to Washington with her parents at the age of 2 years. She was married to Paul M. Becker, November 3, 1908; to that union three children were born–Fern Emily, Maude Eleanor, and Dorothy Pauline. She leaves to mourn her loss, besides her children, her father and mother, four brothers and four sisters, all of them present excepting one brother who is on his way to France in the U. S. service. During her last illness she gave her heart to Christ and expressed a clear belief that she was saved. The funeral was conducted at Telocaset by Rev. C. C. Pratt, Saturday, June 29, 1918. The Weekly Eastern Oregon Republican, July 6, 1918 Contributed by: Holly...

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Dobbin, John – Obituary

At his home in this city, August 6, 1890 John Dobbin, aged 49 years. Deceased was born in Richland county, Ohio March 3, 1841 and removed with his parents in 1843 to Illinois where he lived until 1862 when he came to oregon and settled in Grande Ronde valley where he has since lived a prominent and honored citizen. The funeral will take place from the M.E. Church at three o’clock this afternoon under the auspices of the masonic order of which he was a prominent member. Deceased leaves a wife and five children to mourn his loss. The relatives have the sympathy of the community in their sad affliction. Eastern Oregon Republican, Thursday August 7,...

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Eckley, John C. – Obituary

In this city, May 8, 1906, John C. Eckley, aged 78 years. The deceased was born in Richland County, Ohio, and crossed the Plains, coming to California in 1850. His wife died about 5 years ago. He has been a lifelong member of the Methodist Church, and to the time of his recent illness was an active worker. Four children survive his loss. They are, Wm. E. Eckley, of Geneva, Nebraska; Mrs. Lucy H. Bailey of Moore, Mont; Mrs. Madge Breshears, of Elgin and E.L. Eckley of this city. The funeral arrangements have not yet been made, and will not until Mrs. Breshears arrives this evening from Elgin. The deceased has been a resident of this city for the past several years, during which time he has made many friends who truly sympathize with the grief stricken family. Source: La Grande Evening Observer, Microfilm – 5/02/1906-12/27/1906 Wednesday, 5/09/, 1906 Page 3 Contributed by: Sue...

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Biography of Samuel K. Klinefelter

Samuel K. Klinefelter is the junior member of the firm of Hayt & Klinefelter, the proprietors of the well known Fashion Livery Stables of Riverside. Mr. Klinefelter was born in Richland County, Ohio, June 10, 1845. His parents, Joseph and Elizabeth Klinefelter, were natives of Pennsylvania and were among the early settlers of the county in which he was born. He was reared in his native place until twelve years of age. In 1857 his father moved to Brown County, Kansas and was there engaged in farming occupations until his death in 1858. Mr. Klinefelter was brought up to farm life. In March, 1862, although less than seventeen years of age, he enlisted in the military service of his country as a private in Company C, Seventh Regiment of Kansas Cavalry, and was for more than three years engaged in that memorable struggle, the war of the Rebellion. His regiment was attached to the Sixteenth Army Corps or the Army of the Tennessee, and participated in some of the severest campaigns and hardest-fought battles of the war. He was engaged at Iuka, Corinth, Oxford, Holly Springs and many other battles, and also took part in many of the cavalry raids which his branch of the service was called upon to execute. After his honorable discharge from the service in October 1865, he returned to his home in Kansas and...

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Biography of Peter K. Klinefelter

Peter K. Klinefelter. Among the noticeable fine residence property and orange groves of Brockton Square of Riverside is the “Bijou,” owned by Mr. Klinefelter, and is located on the west side of Brockton Avenue, two miles south of the city, in the best improved section of the Riverside colony. He is the owner of twenty acres at that point, the ten acres bordering on the avenue he purchased from Mr. J. A. Simms in 1881. Upon this tract Mr. Klinefelter has his home, consisting of a neat cottage residence, surrounded by a fine growth of ornamental trees, palms and floral productions, forming one of the most comfortable and beautiful California homes to be imagined. His orange grove is seven acres in extent, principally of seedling trees that are eleven years old from the planting. In addition he has a large variety of deciduous fruits for table use, also two and one-half acres of alfalfa; the other ten acres he purchased from William R. Russell; this tract is cultivated to the growing of raisin grapes. Mr. Klinefelter is also the owner, in partnership with his brother, Samuel K. Klinefelter, of twenty acres of land on Rubidoux Avenue, Brockton Square. Upon this tract there are thirteen acres of orange trees, two-thirds seedlings and balance in budded fruit, two acres of Lisbon lemons, and about five acres of olive trees. The product...

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Biography of Perry D. Cover

Perry D. Cover is one of Riverside’s early settlers, and has been associated with her various industries for the past fifteen years. He is a native of Richland County, Ohio, dating his birth in 1843. His parents were Daniel Cover, a native of Frederick County, Maryland, and Lydia Cover, nee Stevenson. Mr. Cover was reared to agricultural pursuits on his father’s farm until 1862. He then volunteered in the service of his country and enlisted as a private soldier in Company D, Eighty-seventh Ohio Volunteers. His regiment was sent East, and after some time in camp at Baltimore, was placed on duty at Harper’s Ferry. During Lee’s invasion of Maryland, in 1862, he was on duty at various forts on the Potomac River. At the surrender of the Union forces at Harper’s Ferry, his regiment was so unfortunate as to be included in the surrendered troops. He was then paroled, and in October 1862, his term of service having expired, was discharged the service. The next year he decided to seek the Pacific Coast, and he came overland with a drove of horses belonging to Samuel Crine. Upon his arrival in California he located in San Francisco, where he stopped for nearly a year. He then went to the mining districts of Nevada and Montana, and was for about four years engaged in mining and other enterprises. In Montana,...

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Biography of George Lord

George Lord, President of the Society of California Pioneers of San Bernardino County, and a representative of the best type of “Forty-niners,” is a native of New York City, and was born June 27, 1800, and consequently was eighty-nine years old his last birthday. His father, George Lord, was a sea captain, who died of yellow fever at quarantine in New York harbor, having contracted the disease in the West Indies, whence his vessel had just returned. The subject of this memoir being left self-dependent went to enlist in mercentile pursuits. Stopping for a time in Louisville, Kentucky, he was there made an Odd Fellow, being inducted into the order by Past Master Wildy, who was sent over from England to establish Odd Fellowship in the United States. Mr. Lord joined Boone Lodge, No. 1, in 1833, and is one of the oldest living members of the order. On leaving Louisville he spent about three years in St. Louis, when, not finding the climate agreeable, he returned North and lived a number of years in Richland and Knox counties, in Ohio, engaged in merchandising. In 1846 he went to Iowa, continuing there in the mercantile business until 1848, when he lost everything by fire. The excitement over the discovery of gold in California, reaching fever heat the following spring, Mr. Lord purchased four yoke of oxen, and fitting out...

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Roll Of Capt. Jacob Young’s Company

(From Knox and Richland Counties.) Served from August 26, until October 31, 1812. Capt. Jacob Young Lieut. George Sapp Lieut. Insly Johnston Ensign, John Parcel Ensign, Amos H. Royer Ensign, Daniel Ayres Sergt. Ziba Jackson Sergt. Jesse Inlow Sergt. Andrew Kirkpatric Sergt. Peter Wolf Sergt. John Logan Sergt. Joseph Denman Sergt. Henry George Corp. William Evans Corp. William Tucker Corp. James Johnston Corp. Peter Johnston Corp. Daniel Conger Corp. Noah Young Drummer, John Halderman Fifer, Mathew Merrit Privates Arbuckle, Samuel Aust1n, James Austin, David Bal’ Hiram Barcus, James Beers, Jabez Brown, Benjamin Brown, John, Jr. Bryan, Ellab Bue, Samuel Conger, Thomas Cremer, John Dalrymple, Israel Davis, Azaniah, Jr. Davis, David Day, Josiah D Denman, Uriah Dickson, Miron Drake, William Fitting, Castar George, Richard Harris, Elijah Herrod, John Herrod, William Holt, James Huffmire, William Inlow, Isaac Irwin, James Johnston, Samuel Kimbel, Daniel Knight, William Lepley, George Lewis, Samuel Lindley, John P. Lyon, Absalom Lyon, Benjamin McCreary, James Melick, David Mirick, Higgins Mitchell, Nathaniel Morrison, John Nuffmore, Wilson Ogden, James Ostin, James Peoples, David Pierce, George Robinson, William Rush, Peter Sams, Andrew Shaw, David Shur, Jacob Slater, John Spurgeon, James Strong, Truman Talmage, Joseph Thomas, William Walker, Alexander Walker, John Welker, Solomon Williams, Thomas Woodruff,...

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Roll Of Capt. William Douglas’ Company

(Probably from Knox and Richland Counties) Served from August 26, until October 10, 1812, and from May 4, until May 19, 1813. Capt. William Douglas Lieut. John Wheeler Lieut. Daniel Ayres Lieut. Samuel Everett Sergt. Daniel Cooper Sergt. John C. Gilkison Sergt. Joseph Berry Sergt. Henry Markley Sergt. Cyrus Langworthy Sergt. William McCartney Sergt. Abel Cook Corp. Thomas Axtell Corp. Edward Wheeler Corp. Levi Sutton Privates Adams, James Ashley, Abel Baptist, John Barney, Charles Bartlett, David Bevans, William Burns, Jabez Casper, William Chambers, William Coe, Luther Cooper, Elias Cooper, Jacob Corwin, Benjamin Dowds, William Downs, William Durbin, Scott Durphy, Freeman Fishback, Richard Forsythe, James Giberson, Joseph Gilkison James M Hall, William Irvin, James Jackson, John Johnston, Levi Kimble, Daniel Layland, John Loveridge, James Macaber, John May, Chison Mazers, John Mazers, Nathan Mazers, Peter Ogle, Enoch Peoples, David Peoples, Robert Ridal, John Rodgers, Joseph Sawyer, John Shurr, William Smith, James Spry, Perry Strong, Harley Yeoman,...

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