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Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous....

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1894 Michigan State Census – Eaton County

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894 [ Names within brackets are reported in letters. ] Eaton County Bellevue Township. – Elias Stewart, Frank F. Hughes, Edwin J. Wood, Samuel Van Orman, John D. Conklin, Martin V. Moon. Mitchell Drollett, Levi Evans, William Fisher, William E. Pixley, William Henry Luscomb, George Carroll, Collins S. Lewis, David Crowell, Aaron Skeggs, Thomas Bailey, Andrew Day, L. G. Showerman, Hulbert Parmer, Fletcher Campbell, Lorenzo D. Fall, William Farlin, Francis Beecraft, William Caton, Servitus Tucker, William Shipp, Theodore Davis. Village of Bellevue. – William H. Latta, Thomas B. Williams, Hugh McGinn, Samuel Davis, William Reid, Charles B. Wood, Marion J. Willison, Herbert Dilno, Jerry Davidson, Edward Campbell, John Markham, Jason B. Johnson, Josiah A. Birchard, Richard S. Briggs, John Ewing, George Crowell, Henry Legge, James W. Johnston, Luther Tubbs, Oscar Munroe, John W. Manzer, Henry E. Hart, Leander B. Cook, Cyrus L. Higgins, Martin Avery, John M. Anson, Washington Wade, George P. Stevens, James Driscoll, Alexander A. Clark, Antoine Edwards, George Kocher, Charles W. Beers, Lester C. Spaulding, George Martin, Griffen Wilson, Sr., Amos W. Bowen, Josiah G. Stocking, Charles A. Turner, Levi 0. Johnson, Sullivan W. Gibson, Alonzo Chittenden. Benton Township. – Oliver P. Edman, Charles T. Ford, Emanuel Ream, Samuel Bradenberry, Isaac...

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Beardsley, Joy Gail – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Oregon Joy Gail Beardsley, 64, of La Grande and formerly of Summerville, died Nov. 12 at her home. A celebration of life will begin at 2 p.m. Friday at the Summerville Cemetery Chapel. Private burial will be at the Summerville Cemetery. Viewing will be held at Daniels-Knopp Funeral, Cremation & Life Celebration Center, 1502 Seventh St., today from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Joy was born April 15, 1943, to Loren and Edna (Gekeler) Turner in La Grande. She attended Union schools and graduated in May 1961. She was active in volleyball, band and was a drum majorette. She attended Eastern Oregon University and majored in business education. She was employed by the Union County Clerk’s office for several years. Joy met and married Skip Beardsley and built a beautiful home in Summerville where they raised their three children. She was supportive of all her kids’ activities. She was active in her sorority, Delta Epsilon, and was a 4-H leader for quite a few years. She loved country music and dancing, camping with her grandchildren and spending time with her best friends – “the lunch bunch.” She loved sports of all kinds, especially rodeo; entertaining and the holidays; and travel. Those who knew her say she was always...

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Beardsley, Larry Eldridge – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Union County, Oregon Obituary Larry Eldridge “Ty” Beardsley, 70, formerly of the Grande Ronde Valley, died Aug. 15 in Polson, Mont. Memorial services begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Buffalo Hill Funeral Home. Friends may go to www.buffalohillfh.com to post condolences to the family. Ty was born Sept. 17, 1937, to Eldridge and Amy Lou (Holman) Beardsley in Walla Walla. He grew up in Eastern Oregon and married Viola Mae Vanderpool in Lewiston, in 1958. Ty was a farmer and rancher in the Grande Ronde Valley. He moved from the area in 1977 and went to Alaska to work as a heavy equipment operating supervisor in the North Slope oil fields. He enjoyed fishing, motorcycling, traveling, raising and working with horses and spending time in the back country with his mules, horses and close friends. Ty is survived by daughters, Debbie Seifert, Karrie Beardsley and Lori Nelson; son, Scott Beardsley; brother, Skip Beardsley; sister, Jerri Lee Beggs; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. The Observer – August 23,...

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Eunice Todd Crafts of Craftsbury VT

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now CRAFTS, Eunice Todd5, (Michael4, Michael3, Michael2, Christopher1) born July 31, 1773, died(???)25, 1829, married first, Thomas Phillips, son of Dr. Ebenezer and Martha (Phillips) Beardsley, who died Feb. 19, 1793, aged 22. Married second, Jan. 9, 1798, Samuel Chandler, son of Capt. Eben and Mehitable (Chandler) Crafts, who was born Oct. 5, 1768, at Woodstock, Conn., died Nov. 19, 1853, at Craftsbury, Vt. His name stands first on the catalogue of Students at Leicester Academy, which was instituted and endowed mainly by the efforts of his father, and opened June 7, 1784; was graduated at Harvard College in 1790, with a Greek dialogue for his thesis. He was elected town clerk of Craftsbury, 1792, upon the organization of the town, and held the office 37 years. He was the youngest delegate to revise the constitution of Vermont in 1793. In 1796 he was a member of the House of Representatives, and clerk of that body in 1798-9; member of the Executive Council from 1809 till 1812, and from 1825 to 1827; register of probate for Orleans County, 1796 to 1815. Was appointed judge of courts for Orleans County, 1800; was Chief Justice of the State, from 1810 to 1816; was Representative in Congress, from 1817 to 1825; was elected Governor of Vt., 1828, 1829 and 1830....

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Biography of Major James M. Beardsley

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The above named and beloved patriot was of that branch of the Beardsley family which trace their genealogy in America as far back as 1628. Major Beardsley was born October 30, 1833, at Ellington, Chautauqua County (near the reservation of the Six Nations), New York State; died at Rock Island, August 22, 1903. He came to his future home, this city, in the middle 50’s, while still in his teens, and, though young he was, his inordinate intellect, retentive mind and assiduity had enabled him to attain a thorough academic training. Being admitted to the bar, Mr. Beardsley soon won the highest laurels as a counsellor, orator and diplomat. Being blessed with a giant’s physic, and endued with a mind that was marvelous for its strength and resourcefulness; being an advocate of the abolition of slavery, he soon became one of the most potential factors in the West, in both public and private affairs. He assisted in organizing the first Company of Volunteers in Rock Island-Company D, of the Thirteenth Illinois Infantry – which first served in State duty, and was mustered into three years’ service in the regular ranks May 24, 1861. He. was commissioned First Lieutenant of Company D. The Regiment to which he belonged became known as “Freemont’s Greyhounds.” While acting as body...

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Biography of Col. Ezra M. Beardsley

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Perhaps throughout Rock Island County there is no name so often recalled or regarded among old settlers as that of Colonel Ezra M. Beardsley, unless it be those of the late Major James M. Beardsley, or the former’s brother, James M. Beardsley. The life of Ezra was one of incessant activity and brilliant success, and up to the time of his death and since he was highly esteemed as an exemplary citizen, a patriot of the most courageous and pronounced character, and a man whom all were delighted to call friend. Strong as iron, he was a child; gentle as a baby, he was an untamed lion when the question of right was in jeopardy. Ezra Beardsley was born October 14, 1827, at Ashland, Green County, New York, his parents being Elisha and Caroline (M. Marvin) Beardsley. He traced his progenitors back to the early portion of the Seventeenth Century, many of them having served in the Army and Navy during the various uprisings and wars which have made history for this nation. He came to Illinois in 1844, and until 1870, when he removed to Kansas, had been a resident of Rock Island County. In 1855 he was elected Sheriff; was admitted to the bar in 1859, after a thorough course in law; enlisted in...

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Biography of James M. Beardsley

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The above named widely known soldier-citizen is a brother to Colonel Ezra, and Lieutenant Elisha I. Beardsley, the latter of whom was killed in action, December 29, 1862, at Chickasaw Bayou, during the assault under General Sherman. Mr. Beardsley, who is also a cousin of the late Major James M. Beardsley, and descended from a family who settled in America along with the Puritans in 1628, and whose relatives served in the Army and Navy in various capacities for nearly three centuries, was born near Aledo, Mercer County, Illinois, June 23, 1843. When he was still in his swaddling raiment, his parents settled in Rock Island County, where he has since resided, being at the present time a member of the firm of Beardsley & Bailey Company, wholesale liquor dealers. In 1862, Mr. Beardsley enlisted in Company C, One Hundred and Second Regiment, Illinois Infantry, and with his Company was at once sent to the front, going to Gallatin, Tennessee, where Company C became a part of Sherman’s Army. He was in all engagements which have made Sherman and his men famous forever, and was in the assault upon the Rebel battery at Resaca, Georgia, which was successfully accomplished by a deadly, though brilliant bayonet charge, and through which he emerged with two serious wounds and...

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