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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1879-1889

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Brown Mary Profession of Faith, Jan. 5, 1879 Letter, July 26, 1886 Daniels Amanda . Died, Dec. 28, 1882 Prior Harlow Baptism, May 25, 1879 Died, Mar. 5, 1881 Prior Ida (Wetmore) Baptism, May 25, 1879 . Wetmore Emmett Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Wetmore Annis Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Giddings Annette (Wetmore) Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Day Leonard W. Baptism, June 1, 1879 . Day Mrs. Louisa Baptism, June 1, 1879 Letter, Feb. 6, 1892 Tower Alvira Baptism, June 1, 1879 Died, Feb. 22, 1882 Kelly Griggs Baptism, Feb. 22, 1880 . Kelly Mrs. Griggs Baptism, Feb. 22, 1880 . Kilbourn William Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 Died, May 13, 1921 Wing Harriet Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 . Wing David Baptism, Mar. 7, 1880 . Arnold Alice E. Baptism, Aug. 8, 1880 Letter, May 28, 1884 Fish (No.1) Carrie W. Baptism, Aug. 8, 1880 Died, June 8, 1886 Hamilton Joshua Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 . Robinson Parker Evaline Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Died, Mar. 1, 1921 Moran Maggie D. (Johnson) Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Joined Catholic Church Mason May Belle (Johnson) Baptism, Jan. 18, 1882 Died, 1896 Rogers Lillie I. Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 Letter, May 28, 1884 Perry Eben B. Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 Died, Feb. 10, 1922 Perry Ida Baptism, Feb. 5, 1882 ....

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1813-1815

Howard Rev. Leland Profession of Faith, June 2, 1813 Letter, Nov. 30, 1815 Sherman Anna Not recorded. (About 1813) Letter, Sept. 1, 1815 Eddy William Not recorded. (About 1813) . Davis John Not recorded. (About 1813) . Carpenter William Not recorded. (About 1813) . Seavil John Not recorded. (About 1813) Letter, Oct. 11, 1821 Howard Calvin Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Rogers Bela Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Howard Hendrick Letter, Sept. 3, 1813 . Cushman Charlotte Not recorded. (About 1813) . Eddy Anna Not recorded. (About 1813) . Howard Hannah Letter, Sept. 3, 1814 . Whitmore Ruth Letter, Sept. 3, 1814 . Bassett Rufus Letter, July 7, 1815 . Bassett Renew Letter, July 7, 1815 . McCuller Rev. William Letter, Sept. 5, 1815 Letter, Nov. 15, 1819 McCuller Chloe Letter, Sept. 5, 1815 Letter, Nov. 15, 1819 Yaw Lurana (Johnson,) Not recorded. (About 1815) . Collins Sally Not recorded. (About 1815) . Peck, (No. 1) Mehitable Not recorded. (About 1815) Died, Sept., 1836 Peck, (No. 2) Mehitable Not recorded. (About 1815) Letter, Dec. 14, 1853 Stores Sister Not recorded. (About 1815) Letter, Dec. 14,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1895-1916

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Watt Rev. George H Letter, Aug. 5, 1895 Letter, May 17, 1896 Watt Mrs. George H Letter, Aug. 5, 1895 Letter, May 17, 1896 Parker Flora Parker Baptism, Apr. 19, 1896 Letter, 1897 Wheeler Florence (Robinson) Baptism, May 10, 1896 . Whitmore Mabel Whitmore Baptism, May 10, 1896 Died, Feb. 6, 1925 Shaw Martha (Johnson) Baptism, May 10, 1896 Died Jones (No.2) John S. Letter, Dec. 29, 1897 Letter, Dec. 24, 1916 Jones Florence Letter, Dec. 29, 1897 Letter, Dec. 24, 1916 Johnson Rev. Charles A. Letter, May 8, 1898 Letter, Nov. 7, 1898 Johnson Mrs. Charles A. Letter, May 8, 1898 Letter, Nov. 7, 1898 Johnston Mary (Peck) Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Gilmore Lillian (Fish) Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Fish Harrison W. Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Cramton Eva Baptism, May 8, 1898 . Schoerke Rev. B. A. Letter, Oct. 31, 1898 Letter, Oct. 15, 1900 Gould Frank Letter, May 21, 1899 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Gould Mrs. Frank Letter, May 21, 1899 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Davison Rev. Thomas Letter, Jan. 13, 1901 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Davison Minnie Letter, Jan. 13, 1901 Letter, Feb. 28, 1901 Parker Inez Letter, Aug. 25, 1901 . Green J. Augusta Baptism, Dec. 21, 1902 Letter, Dec. 30, 1908 Fish Nettie (Parker) Baptism, Dec. 21, 1902 . Fish,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1860-1875

Fish Elvira Baptism, Feb. 12, 1860 Died, Nov. 18, 1867 Fish Emily Baptism, Feb. 12, 1860 . Parker Mary A. Undated, (About 1860) . Ellis Jenette C. Undated, (About 1860) . Marshall Julia A. Undated, (About 1860) Letter, Aug. 28, 1866 Lincoln Caleb Undated, (About 1860) Died, 1869 Ross Sarah Undated, (About 1860) Letter, Jan. 5, 1867 Fish Lucillia Letter, 1861 Died, Jan. 29, 1908 Mason Rev. Warren Letter, Aug. 23, 1863 Letter, Mar. 31, 1865 Mann Harriet Letter, Aug. 15, 1864 Died, Dec. 12, 1896 Frenyear Rev. C. P. Letter, Nov. 4, 1865 Letter, Jan. 15, 1868 Frenyear Ellen L. Letter, Nov. 4, 1865 Letter, Jan. 15, 1868 Bateman Ann Eliza Baptism, Dec. 3, 1865 . Peck Simon L. Baptism, Mar. 4, 1866 . Clark Mary Baptism, Mar. 4, 1866 Died, Mar. 23, 1917 Mason Martha Baptism, June 10, 1866 Died, Sept. 23, 1924 Clark Melinda Profession of Faith, Jan. 3, 1867 . Blaisdel Angeline Baptism, Feb. 3, 1867 Died, Mar. 18, 1919 Blaisdel Rev. William S. Letter, May 4, 1867 Letter, Dec., 1867 Blaisdel Emma Letter, May 4, 1867 Letter, Dec., 1867 Peck Amy Baptism, Aug. 23, 1868 Died, Nov., 1921 White Mary Baptism, Aug. 23, 1868 Died, Sept. 2, 1916 Kinney Rev. L. Letter, May 1, 1869 Letter, July 28, 1872 Peters Frank Baptism, Apr. 2, 1871 Letter, Jan. 5, 1884 Hagerty John Baptism, Apr. 2,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1808

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Carpenter Ira Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 Excluded, Nov. 30, 1809 Perry Joseph Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 Excluded, Nov. 23, 1809 Mason John Baptism, Nov. 10, 1808 . Whipple Amy Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 Excluded Carpenter Amy Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 . Martin Rhoda Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 . Tower Ruth Baptism, Nov. 20, 1808 . Owen Eliezer Baptism, Nov. 27, 1808 . Sherman James Baptism, Nov. 27, 1808 Excluded, Oct. 31, 1811 Loomis Rollin Baptism, Nov. 27, 1808 . Ellis Asa Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Jackman Moses Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Collins John Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Burlingame James Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Ellis Lucy Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Gill Asenath Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Jackman Rhoda Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Mansill Anna Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Sherman Ruth Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Owen Hannah Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Shays Mary Baptism, Dec. 8, 1808 . Fish Abagail Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 Died Carpenter Hepzibah Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 . Guilford Mary Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 Letter, May 31, 1821 Collins Cynthia Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 Died, 1831 Fish Preserved Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 Letter, July 29, 1819 Carpenter Wilson Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 . Guilford Simeon Baptism, Dec. 11, 1808 Letter, May 31, 1821 Johnson Zachariah Baptism,...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1878

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Fish Willis Baptism, Apr. 30, 1878 Letter, Dec. 3, 1902 Peck Mrs. Alice A. Baptism, Apr. 30, 1878 . Fish (No.2) Henry C. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Oct. 23, 1922 Fish Bert S. Baptism, May 26, 1878 . Fish Marshal Baptism, May 26, 1878 . Fish (No.2) Wallace N. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Mar. 16, 1890 Fish Charles Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Aug. 28, 1898 Fish Frederick A. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Mar. 9, 1924 Wing MeDora (Fish) Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, Dec. 17, 1908 Bizzillion Hattie (Fish) Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, 1923 Fish Arthur Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Oct. 5, 1890 Marshall Stephen Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, Nov. 7, 1880 Goulet Nellie (Mason) Baptism, May 26, 1878 . Lincoln Orville E. (Clark) Baptism, May 26, 1878 . Pinion James Baptism, May 26, 1878 . (Warner) Belle Peters Baptism, May 26, 1878 . Bateman Horace C. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, May 28, 1884 Gillmore Helen (Day) Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Oct. 1, 1885 Rogers Horace E. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, May 28, 1884 Arnold Samuel B. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, May 28, 1884 Arnold Lucy J. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Letter, May 28, 1884 White Julia A. Baptism, May 26, 1878 Died, Apr. 5, 1918 Day...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1890-1894

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Everin Johanna Baptism, Mar. 16, 1890 Joined Catholic Church Moore Nellie Baptism, Mar. 16, 1890 . Lincoln Grace Baptism, Mar. 16, 1890 . White Nellie (Lincoln) Baptism, Mar. 16, 1890 . Fish Edward S. Baptism, Mar. 16, 1890 . Lewis Edson Baptism, Apr. 6, 1890 . Searles Rev. Henry C. Baptism, Apr. 6, 1890 Letter, Apr. 6, 1890 Baker Marshal J. Baptism, June 7, 1891 Letter, Oct. 4, 1896 Wyeth Louisa H Letter, Mar. 1, 1891 Letter, Dec. 1, 1894 Moore Alcina Letter, Mar. 31, 1893 Died Fish (No.2) Carrie A. Letter, Mar. 31, 1893 Letter, Aug. 28, 1898 Merithew Lillie (Peck) Letter, Mar. 31, 1893 . Jones Kate Letter, Mar. 31, 1893 Joined Ch. Scientists, 1907 Moore Frank Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Mar. 17, 1895 Moore Fred Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 . Moore Bertie Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 . Wyeth Flossie Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Dec. 1, 1894 Wyeth Bertie Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Dec. 1, 1894 Gilmore Henry Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Nov. 18, 1917 Gilmore Oscar Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Apr. 5, 1925 Gilmore Charley C. Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 . Moore Belle (White) Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, Aug. 21, 1898 White Rev. Howard H. Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894 Letter, May 25, 1897 Lincoln Lena Baptism, Mar. 1, 1894...

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Baptist Church of Ira Vermont – Church Membership 1816

Surname Name Date and Manner of Reception When and How Dismissed Guilford Rufus Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Excluded, Dec. 30, 1819 Hawks William Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Excluded, Nov. 24, 1825 Spaulding Alonzo Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter Spaulding Harry Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter Gurlingame Daniel Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter, Jan. 29, 1826 Scovil Elizabeth Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Letter, Oct. 11, 1821 Guiford Harriet Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 . Collings Polly Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 . rudd Deborah Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 . Guilford Margueret Baptism, Jan. 25, 1816 Excluded Fish Betsey Baptism, Summer 1816 . Ormsbee Mary Baptism, Summer 1816 . Priest Lucinda Baptism, Summer 1816 . Hudson Betsey Baptism, Summer 1816 . Howard Phebe Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, Nov. 29, 1827 Carpenter Eliza Baptism, Summer 1816 Letter, July 27, 1820 Yaw Alma Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, May 28, 1835 Warner Betsey Baptism, Summer 1816 . Mason Persis Baptism, Summer 1816 Died Mason Polly Baptism, Summer 1816 Died Peterson Clarinda Baptism, Summer 1816 . Whipple Sally Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, Dec. 30, 1819 Yaw Mercy Baptism, Summer 1816 . Whipple Polly Baptism, Summer 1816 Joined Methodists, 1834 Carpenter Orinda Baptism, Summer 1816 Letter, Jan. 27, 1820 Guilford Sephronia Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, Apr. 6, 1820 Davis Phebe (Bates,) Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, Jan. 25, 1821 Horton Nancy Baptism, Summer 1816 Excluded, Nov. 25, 1835 Rudd...

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Biography of Dr. Ezra Walker

Doctor Ezra Walker, the first resident physician of Ames township, was born December 9, 1776, at Killingly, Connecticut, in which state he studied his profession, and practiced for some years. Removing from Connecticut he settled in Poultney, Vermont, about the year 1800, and from thence migrated with his family to Marietta, in the autumn of 18 to. He remained on the Muskingum till the spring of 1811, when he came with his family, consisting of wife and seven children, into Ames township, and immediately resumed the practice of medicine. He pursued a general practice for more than twenty years, and, in a few families who would never excuse him, he continued to practice for almost forty years, or till near the close of his life. When he began to practice medicine in the county, and for many years later, what with bad roads or no roads at all, absence of bridges, sparse and scattered settlements, etc., his long rides, frequently of fifteen or twenty miles, were always attended with difficulties and sometimes with dangers. In one instance he had to cross the country from where the present town of Plymouth, Washington county, is situated, to another settlement at Barrows’ mill, in Rome township, which took him till far in the evening, when he found himself followed by wolves. As their numbers increased the animals were emboldened to contract their...

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Biography of Hull Foster

Hull Foster, only surviving son of Zadoc Foster, was born in Sudbury, Rutland county, Vermont, January 23, 1796, and came to the northwestern territory, with his father’s family, when a few months old. His first visit to Athens was in 1804 or 1805. He came to visit Dr. Leonard Jewett’s family, and traveled on horseback from Belpre, there being no visible road, but only a horse path which crossed the river at the present site of Coolville. There was a sort of ferry at this point. At that time one Strickland kept public house in a log building, on the lot now occupied by Judge Barker, and Joseph B. Miles had a small lot of goods in a room of the same house. Timothy Wilkins had a cabin near where General John Brown now lives, and ran a little distillery in the hollow close by. Esquire Henry Bartlett lived in a cabin back of the college green, near the present site of Mr. J. L. Kessinger’s house. There was a horse mill on the point of the hill, a short distance northeast of town, on the Bingham farm. Mr. Foster, when a boy, drove the horse at this mill; the usual terms of grinding were, that parties should bring their own horse and pay onefourth of the corn as toll. In 1809 his father removed with his family to...

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Biography of Damian Lavery, Rev.

Rev. Damian Lavery, director of St. Benedict’s College at Atchison, is a graduate of that institution and had been actively connected with it as an instructor since his ordination as a priest fourteen years ago. Father Lavery was born in Benson, Vermont, February 17, 1878, but had lived in Kansas since early infancy. His father, John Lavery, who was born in Connanght, Ireland, in 1835, came to this country when a young man, located in Vermont, was married there, and for many years followed his trade as a mechanic and employment as a railroad man. In 1879 he brought his family to Kansas, and was one of the early settlers at Hanover, where he followed his trade until 1903. Since then he had lived retired at Hanover. He is a democrat and a member of the Catholic Church. John Lavery married Alice Ryan, who was born in 1842 and died at Hanover, Kansas, in 1912. Their seven children were: Patrick, an engineer of the St. Joseph and Grand Island Railroad Company, living at Hanover; Cornelins, who was a locomotive engineer and died at Hanover at the age of thirty; Father Damian; Margaret, with her father; Richard, a locomotive engineer living at Hanover; John, who had also taken up railroad work, is an engineer and lives at Hanover; Louis, who died in infancy. Father Lavery was educated in the parochial...

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Biography of Hiland Southworth

Hiland Southworth. Abilene was far out on the western frontier when a young lawyer named Hiland Southworth joined himself to the community in 1878. In the growth and development of the city and surrounding connty Mr. Southworth afterward had a most infinential and active part. His own success and prosperity rose with the community and he made his business, that of investment banking, a tried and sure resource and a bulwark of financial integrity. The judgment and abilities required for the handling of investments both large and small Mr. Southworth possessed to a rare degree approximating genius. Mr. Southworth was of New England ancestry. He was born at Clarendon in Rutland County, Vermont, September 26, 1849, the fourth son of Seymour and Rachel (Sherman) Southworth. His parents were natives of the same town and state, They had ten children, four daughters and six sons. Mr. Southworth grew up on a Vermont farm. His people were thrifty New Englanders, though in moderate circumstances, and they encouraged him to acquire a liberal education. In September, 1871, he entered Middlebury College at Middlebury, Vermont, and was graduated with the honors of his class in 1875. For a year he read law at Rutland, Vermont, and for another year he taught school and read law at the same time at Rosendale, Wisconsin. Coming to Kansas in 1876, Mr. Southworth continued his law reading...

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Biography of Hon. Ruel Rounds

Ex-Senator Ruel Rounds, postmaster and prominent citizen of Idaho Falls, was born in Rutland, Vermont, September 3, 1841, a son of William M. and Maria (Sanderson) Rounds, both natives of Vermont, where his ancestors were early settlers. Forefathers of his in both lines fought for American liberty in the Revolutionary war. His parents were members of the Methodist Episcopal church and wielded an influence for good upon all who knew them. His father, who was a successful farmer, died in his fifty-eighth year. His mother died ten years younger. Of their eight children, five are living and Ruel was the first born. After having gained requisite primary education in the district schools near his home, Ruel Rounds entered Windsor College, from which institution he was “graduated” into the United States Army in May 1861, without waiting to finish his classical course. He became a member of Company K, First Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry, and on the l0th of June, the next month after his enlistment, received his “baptism of fire,” in the battle of. Big Bethel. His term of service expired in 1862, and he reenlisted in Company K, Twelfth Regiment, Vermont Volunteer Infantry, which was included in the Army of the Potomac. He was in numerous engagements, among them those of Falmouth, Fredericksburg and Gettysburg; where he participated in heavy and prolonged fighting. At the end of his...

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Biographical Sketch of S. H. Harrison

S. H. Harrison, attorney-at-law and loan agent, was born in Rutland County, Vt., January 17, 1837. Removed to Dodge County, Wis., in the fall of 1855. In the fall of 1859 he went to Minnesota. In 1862 he enlisted in the United States Army, in Company B, Seventh Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged in January 1866. He was commissioned first lieutenant of Company C, Sixty-fifth Infantry, and returned to Wisconsin; thence to Harrison County, Mo. In the spring of 1875 he came to Jewell County, Kan., and located at Jewell City, after which he removed to Mankato, where he now resides. He was admitted to practice law in Harrison County, Mo. Is now doing business under the firm name of Harrison & Mechem. Has held the office of Justice of the Peace. He is the owner of 400 acres of land, 225 of which are under cultivation. He was married in Gravesville, Wis., March 4, 1858, to Miss Albina M. Godding; they have had five children – A. V., Lorena (now deceased), Francis E., S. H. and N....

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Biography of William Perry Horton

Horton, William Perry; dentist; born, Pittsfield, Vt., Oct. 23, 1832; son of Dennis and Nancy B. McClellan Horton; educated in Wallingford, Vt.; preparing for college at Castleton Seminary; taught district school for seven years; in October, 1844, came to Cleveland, and in 1845, entered Oberlin College; after a year’s literary course took dental course in study under Dr. George B. Minor and Dr. Ferris at Milwaukee, Wis.; married, Elyria, O., Oct. 28, 1851, Louisa Chase of Maine; issue, two sons, William P. Jr., and Milton Chase, both residents of Cleveland; married, second time, Oct. 21, 1897, Miss Margaret Stroup of Pennsylvania; during dental study in Milwaukee, spent the winter months in school teaching; in 1851 returned to Oberlin and acted as manager of a department store till 1851; then spent six months more with dental firm in Milwaukee and was given certificate of qualification for the practice of dentistry; opened an office in Oberlin in 1852; removed to Cleveland and opened an office with the late Dr. Benjamin Stickland; in 1857, opened an office alone in Chapin’s Hall, present site of Williamson Bldg; identified with the dental profession in Cleveland, being dean of the profession; active in the various dental societies and associations; was the third pres. of the Ohio State Dental Society; also pres. of the Society of the Ohio College of Dental Surgery, and of the Northern...

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