Location: Tompkins County NY

Biographical Sketch of Bascom Little

Little, Bascom; contractor; born, Cleveland, April 24, 1879; son of Hiram H. and Laura Brown Little; educated, University School, Cleveland, Cornell University, A. B., 1901; married, Cleveland, June 2, 1906, Florence Cobb; issue, Bascom Little, Jr., Julia Little; member first Charter Commission; director of following: Citizens Savings & Trust Co., Union National Bank, Guarantee Title & Trust Co., The Crowell & Sherman Co., The Crowell-Sherman-Statler Co., Baker Motor Vehicle Co.; member American Historical Society; trustee Associated Charities and Hiram House; member Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Mayfield, Union, University, Country, and Tavern...

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Biographical Sketch of Worth M. Tippy

Tippy, Worth M.; clergyman; born, Larwill, Ind.; Nov. 8, 1867; son of Oren and Mary Elizabeth Carder Tippy; educated, DePauw University, Ph. B., DePauw University, Hon. D. D., Baldwin University, Hon. D. D., Cornell University, two years graduate work as Sage scholar, 1901-1903; married, Vevay, Ind., May 16, 1895, Zella Birda Ward; issue, Marian Ward, born Nov. 18, 1896; Helen Ward, born Dec. 12, 1898; member of Mayor’s Committee on nomination for Charter Commission, 1913; pastorates, Dryden, N. Y., 1892; LaFayette, Ind., 1893; Oxford, Ind., 1894; Terre Haute, Ind., 1895; Broadway Church, Indianapolis, Ind., 1900; Epworth Memorial, Cleveland, 1905 to present date; university preacher, Indiana University, 1901-1904; Cornell University, 1909-1911-1913; lecturer on “The Social Functions of the Church,” Post Graduate Ass’n, Bloomington, Ill., and before the pastor’s organizations and conferences in South Dakota and Indiana; member executive Committee Methodist Federation for Social Service; pres., 1912-1913, Federated Churches of Cleveland; director Humane Society, City Club; member St. Luke’s Hospital Ass’n; member Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Psi Phi Chapter; member Chamber of Commerce, Council of Sociology, and Indianapolis Literary Club; fond of flowers and all outdoor sports. Author of “The Socialized Church,” 1909; prominent on committees of finance and conference work of Methodist denomination; member committee on Social Service, Cornell...

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Biographical Sketch of Charles William Wason

Wason, Charles William; retired; born, Cleveland, April 20, 1854; son of Charles and Matilda Parker Wason; graduated, Cornell University, 1876; married, Paris, France, January, 1882, Jettie Anna Morrill; issue, two daughters, Jettie, now Mrs. Harold Edwards, Velda, now Mrs. John A. Rithet; married, Cleveland, September, 1896, Margaret Wright; married, Hamilton, Canada, February, 1901, Mabel Breckenridge; director Cleveland, Painesville & Eastern; Northern Ohio Traction and Light Co., Williamson Building Co.; trustee Cleveland Associated Charities; member Kappa Alpha, Carnellian Council, Cleveland Engineering Society, Bibliophile Society, Union, Country, Mayfield, Willowwick and Rowfant...

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Biographical Sketch of Leon Cowles Welch

Welch, Leon Cowles; mechanical engineer; born, Green, N. Y., June 20, 1882; educated, High School and Cornell University, M. E.; married, Oxford, N. Y., Sept. 12, 1913, Edith Sans Packard; 1906, started as machinist’s helper; has held various positions with the following companies: New York Transit Co., Ohio Oil Co., National Transit Co., Northern Pipe Line Co., Buckeye Pipe Line Co.; at present division supt. of The Buckeye Pipe Line Co., also a director of the company; member American Society Mechanical Engineers, Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, University Club. Recreations: Baseball, Football and...

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Biographical Sketch of Rollin Henry White

White, Rollin Henry; automobile mnfr.; son of Thomas H. White and Almira Greenleaf White; educated, Cornell University, ’94, M. E. and E. E.; married, Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 2, 1896, Katharine King; issue, Elizabeth, William King, Rollin Henry, Jr.; member Union, Country, and Chagrin Valley Hunt...

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Biographical Sketch of Amos McNairy

McNairy, Amos; mnfr.; born, Columbus, O., May 4, 1854; educated in the common school and graduated from Cornell University, in 1877, degree of B. M. E.; pres. Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, 1904-1905; member Union and Country Clubs; pres. Little Mountain Club; member Association Mechanical Engineers; Republican; member Presbyterian...

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Biography of Irwin Donovan

Irwin Donovan, who has been admitted to practice in all of the Oklahoma state courts and also before the United States supreme court, is now devoting his attention to civil law in Muskogee, having an extensive clientele, who recognize the strength and power of Mr. Donovan as advocate and counselor. He was born in St. Louis, Missouri, August 3, 1879, and is a son of Joseph Thomas and Mary Lucy (Mahoney) Donovan, the former a well known real estate dealer of St. Louis. Reared in his native city, Irwin Donovan supplemented his early education by study in Smith Academy of St. Louis in preparation for a course in Washington University. He was also for two years a student in Cornell University at Ithaca, New York, and, returning to his native city, entered upon preparation for his chosen profession in Washington University, completing his law course with the class of June, 1.11,01. He then entered upon practice in St. Louis, where he remained for three years and in 1904 he came to Muskogee as law clerk with the Dawes commission. In that position he continued until early in 1906, when he opened an office for the private practice of law and through the intervening period of fifteen years has made steady advancement at the bar. He has also been admitted to practice in the federal courts, including the United States...

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Biography of Alexander Lewis

Alexander Lewis was identified with business and civic affairs at Lawrence from territorial times until his death on January 30, 1905. He was one of the fine characters of the university city and a man whose capable business judgment was marked by a benevolence and a kindly interest in the welfare of his community and his fellow man. He was born in Tompkins County, New York, November 13, 1830, and lived to be nearly seventy-five years of age. His parents were Luther and Mary (Sheldon) Lewis. His grandfather Luther Lewis was a native of Suffield, Connecticut, and moved from there to New York. Alexander Lewis grew up on a farm in New York State. He had only the advantages of the district schools. His life was spent at home until he was twenty-seven, and then following the great wave of New England emigration to the Kansas prairies he came West in 1857, and at once identified himself with the free state movement in Kansas. Selecting Lawrence as his location, he entered the grocery business with Mr. Grovenor as a partner. Two years later in 1860 he made a trip to Pike’s Peak and Denver during the gold excitement. In 1863 Mr. Lewis returned to New York State and on August 18, 1863, was married to Mary Frances North. Just three days after his marriage, on August 21st, Quantrill and...

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Abner Todd of Hamden CT

Abner Todd4, (Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 4, 1738, died Jan. 11, 1805 at Lake Ridge, N. Y., married in 1761, Mary, daughter of Nathaniel and Mary (Todd) Tuttle who was born Nov. 26, 1742, died Oct. 8, 1834. For her ancestry see number 47. “A very remarkable woman.” They removed from Hamden, Conn. to Lake Ridge, N. Y., in 1804, where he bought land and began the work of clearing it off and preparing it for cultivation. Children: *244. Patience, b. Dec. 6, 1762. *245. Mary, b. Dec. 31, 1764. 246. Uri, b. Dec. 7, 1766, d. Dec. 13, 1790. 247. Abner, b. April 6, 1769, d. Nov. 14, 1789. 248. Chloe, b. Aug. 21, 1771, m. Elias Hotchkiss, of New Haven, Conn. *249. Medad, b. Nov. 27, 1773. *250. Josiah, b. July 12, 1781. 251....

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Mary Todd Emery of West Dryden NY

EMERY, Mary Todd6, (Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born 1798, at East Wallingford, Vt., died 1842, at West Dryden, N. Y., married Abner Emery, who was from New Hampshire, he was born April 27, 1796, died Sept. 30, 1881, at Evansville, Wis. Children: I. Stephen, b. Aug. 14, 1815, m. Ann Butts. II. Lucinda, b. Aug. 16, 1818, at West Dryden, N. Y., d. Jan. 27, 1906, at Waterman, Ill., m. Aug. 3, 1837, William Colton, who was b. Oct. 4, 1811, d. Aug. 23, 1905, at Watertown, Ill. III. Lucretia, b. Jan. 29, 1821, at West Dryden, N. Y., she was living in 1912, m. 1848, at Sugar Grove, Ill., Leonard Benjamin, who was b. Feb. 2, 1812, d. May 23, 1895, at Sugar Grove, Ill. IV. Frederic Abner, b. July 23, 1824, d. 1908, at Evansville, Ill., m. at West Dryden, N. Y., Lucinda Sharp, who was b. there in 1823, d. at Evansville, Ill. V. Benjamin Franklin, b. Feb. 27, 1827, at West Dryden, N. Y., d. May 21, 1899, at Evansville, Ill., m. Mary Sharp, who was b. 1826, and was living in 1912. VI. Mary Ann, b. July 23, 1829, at West Dryden, N. Y., m. Spencer Benedict. VII. Hiram Daniel, b. April 11, 1831, m. Jane Earl, who was living in 1912. VIII. Sarah Maria, b. March 4, 1833, at West Dryden, N....

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Eleazer Todd of West Dryden NY

Eleazer Todd6, (Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born 1800, at Mt. Holly, Vt., married Sally, daughter of Capt. Daniel and Hannah (Bates) Emery, who was born in 1801. She was a sister of Abner Emery who married Mr. Todd’s sister Mary. They both died at West Dryden, N. Y. Children: *1078. Betsey. *1079. Harriet Cooke, b. July 22, 1822. *1080. Maria. *1081. Almina. *1082. Ann. *1083. Jane. *1084. Ruel, b. Aug. 6,...

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Josiah Todd of Lake Ridge NY

Josiah Todd6, (Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 14, 1826 at Lake Ridge, N. Y., and died there Jan. 17, 1892, married Jan. 29, 1852, Amy E., daughter of Benoni and Hulda Peck, who died Jan. 24, 1892. He owned and operated the same farm which his father did before him. It was in Lake Ridge, N. Y. He and his brother Sereno, married sisters. Children: 1068. Jay Willard, b. July 8, 1854, d. Jan. 18, 1892, m. Nov. 23, 1886 Alida H., daughter of Culver H. and Hannah Blue. They had no children. 1069. Hattie Eva, b. Sept. 24, 1856, unmarried. She lives at Ludlowville, N. Y., with her cousin Edwin E. Todd. *1070. Josiah Delbert, b. Oct. 19,...

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Lucretia Ingersoll Todd Smith of Lansing NY

SMITH, Lucretia Ingersoll Todd6, (Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Sept. 30, 1823, married Nov. 18, 1847, Isaac L. Smith, who died on his 68th birthday. He was a farmer and lived at Lansing, N. Y. Children: I. Charles Edwards, b. April 16, 1850, m. Dec. 3, 1874, Vine, daughter of John Hedden; had issue: (a) Leona. He lived at Ithaca, N. Y., in 1911. II....

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Sophia Todd Bowers of Lansing NY

BOWERS, Sophia Todd6, (Josiah5, Abner4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Feb. 5, 1814, died March 15, 1891, married Feb. 20, 1834, Isaac, son of Honteta and Eve Bowers. He was a farmer at Lansing, N. Y. Children: I. Harriet Jane, b. Feb. 8, 1835, m. May 23, 1855, Warren, son of David Crocker, of Lansing, N. Y. He manufactured Wegman’s pianos. They lived at Auburn, N. Y. II. Ezbon Lyon, b. Nov. 8, 1837, m. Dec. 2, 1868, Nancy, daughter of John and Sarah Blakely, of Kortright, Delaware County, N. Y. He was a farmer at Skaneateles, N. Y. III. Mary Ella, b. Jan. 19, 1855, m. Feb. 20, 1884, Rev. William H., son of William Tracy, of New York City. He was pastor of Sec. Ref. Church, at Philadelphia,...

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Ann Todd Sharp of Dryden NY

SHARP, Ann Todd7, (Eleazer6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) married in Dryden, N. Y., Dennis Sharp. Children: I. Martha, m.(???)Brown. Issue: (1) Arthur, who lived in Pittsburg, Penn.; (2) Ward, who also lived in Pittsburg, Penn. II. Charles, m. Lottie(???), had one daughter, who d. at two or three years of...

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