Surname: Lines

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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Establishment of Fort Smith in 1817

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now The white population in Arkansas in 1817 had increased to several thousand, whose protection, as well as that of the Cherokee people living in that territory, from the continued hostilities of the Osage, required the establishment of a military post at the western border dividing the white settlements from the Osage. From Saint Louis came further news of threatened hostilities by the Osage near Clermont’s Town, and a report 1Niles Register, (Baltimore) vol. xiii, 176. that Major William Bradford with a detachment of United States riflemen,...

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Biography of George O. Lines

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now George O. Lines. The real estate and insurance business established by George O. Lines in 1911 had gone hand in hand with the development of Neodesha during the past five years, and undoubtedly had contributed as largely during this time toward the advantageous disposal of property and the honorable placing of insurance as any concern of the kind in Wilson County. Mr. Lines is one of Neodesha’s foremost and most substantial citizens, and while his name necessarily is associated with one of the early and influential families of the county, his success had been self-attained, and in its usefulness and scope attracts attention to qualities of business integrity, perseverance and ability and high regard for the welfare of the community. He was born on a farm in Wilson County, Kansas, January 3, 1874, and is a son of S. N. and Sarah (Livezey) Lines. The family of which Mr. Lines is a member originated in Ireland, and the first of the name to come to America located in Connecticut prior to the Revolutionary war. Thomas Lines, the great-grandfather of George O. Lines, was born in 1810, in Indiana, and in addition to being a farmer was a minister of the Baptist Church and preached in that faith in Indiana for approximately fifty years. His death occurred...

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Hannah Todd Lines

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now LINES, Hannah Todd6, (Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) married Daniel Lines, had two sons and five daughters. Children: I. Charlotte, m. Dea. Roberts, of New Milford, Conn.; had four children. II. Mercy, m. Alanson Canfield, resided in New Milford, Conn. III. Oliver, lived in Brooklyn, N. Y. IV. (???). V. (???). VI. (???). VII....

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Sarah Ophelia Todd Sherman of Nunda NY

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now SHERMAN, Sarah Ophelia Todd8, (Elbridge G.7, Bela6, Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Oct. 7, 1853, in Nunda, N. Y., married Sept. 4, 1872, Eugene Marsh Sherman. Children: I. Jessie Ophelia, b. Sept. 18, 1872, d. May 10, 1883. II. Bell Todd, b. June 29, 1875, m. Sept. 10, 1903, Edward Lines, and had issue: (1) Jessie Augusta, b. Nov. 10, 1904; (2) Stephen, b. July 4,...

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Biography of Charles B. Lines

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Charles B. Lines was born in New Haven, Connecticut, March 12, 1807, was a self-educated and self-made man, having never attended school and was thrown on his own responsibility when a boy. He started out to be a sailor but gave it up and entered the cabinet business when thirteen years of age. He had told his grandsons how his boss would come around and tell him to push his planes faster. Although he was quite successful in business he took time for public affairs. While in the cabinet and undertaking business he placed Noah Webster in his coffin, also Jonathan Trumbull, secretary of General Washington. He was one of nineteen young men to join the first temperance society in Connecticut, was a forceful speaker on temperance, religion and politics, having filled the pulpit and traveled over the country, until some writers added Reverend to his name. While a member of the whig party he was elected to the Connecticut Legislature in 1853, was chairman of the committee on finance and also a member of the committee on banks and committee on sale of spirituous liquors, was a presidential elector and took the electoral vote to Washington. He made the acquaintance of President Pierce, J. Q. Adams, Clay, Webster and Jackson. He married Maria Wooding July...

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