Surname: Rider

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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Biographies of Western Nebraska

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and...

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Genealogical and Family History of Vermont

Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.

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Biographical Sketch of Thomas L. Rider

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now (See Ghigau, Foreman and Adair) Thomas Lafayette, son of Charles Austin Augustus and Mary Ann (Bigby) Rider, was born April 12, 1856. Married September 29, 1878 Josephine Pace, born March 22 ,1861, in Cherokee County, Georgia. They are the parents of Ola, Mary Angeline, Ruth Belle, Phoeba Montana, Mittie Earl, Roscoe Conklin, Milton Clark, Iva Josephine, Cherokee Augusta, and Anna Monetta Rider. Mary Ann, daughter of Thomas Wilson and Margaret Catherine (Adair) Bigby, was born November 6, 1834, married Charles Austin Augustus Rider, born November 28, 1830. She died in 1861; and he died December 24, 1901. They were the parents of Thomas Lafayette Rider. Mr. Rider was elected Representative from Adair County in the first, second ,and fourth Legislatures; and was elected Senator from the 28th District for the seventh and eighth...

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Biography of Orion Littell Rider

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Orion Littell Rider, a leading attorney of Vinita whose professional ability is indicated by the large and distinctively representative clientage accorded hire, has served his fellow citizens in various capacities and has always done able and conscientious work. His birth occurred in Mason county, Illinois, on the 7th of January, 1874, and his parents were Dr. Robert G. and Harriet M. (Littell) Rider, the former born near Cleveland, Ohio, and the latter in the state of New Jersey. The father was a physician, acquiring his professional training in Pennsylvania, and he first opened an office at Mobile, Alabama, whence he removed to Havana, Illinois, where he engaged in practice until the outbreak of the Civil war, when his patriotic spirit prompted him to lay aside all personal considerations. On the 1st of October, 1862, he was made captain of Company K, Eighty-fifth Illinois Infantry, which he had raised, and on the 12th of May, 1863, won promotion to the rank of major. He participated in the battle of Kenesaw Mountain, Georgia, and remained in command of his regiment until wounded near the close of the war. After receiving his discharge from the service he returned to Havana, Illinois, where he continued to follow his profession until 1880, when he removed to Ringgold county, Iowa, where he...

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Biographical Sketch of Eugene Rider

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Rider, Eugene; real estate; born, Donegal, Pa., Oct. 13, 1877; son of William H. and Mary Millhoff Rider, D. D.; educated, Mt. Union College, and Western Reserve University; graduated, 1900, with degree of A. B., and the Handy philosophical prize; married, Cleveland, June 17, 1903, Edith A. Wheaton; issue, two children, before entering the real estate business, was for several years purchasing agt. for The F. B. Stearns Co.; treas. American Portable Seating Co.; one of the incorporators of The Windimere Methodist Episcopal Church; member Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity, Mt. Union Alumni Ass’n; member Chamber of Commerce, and Cleveland Real Estate...

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Biographical Sketch of Edwin D. Rider

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Rider, Edwin D.; milk dealer; born, Navarre, O., Nov. 2, 1884; son of Daniel W. and Isabelle Exline Rider; educated at the Ohio Soldiers and Sailors Military School, at Xenia, O.; discharged, June 5, 1901, second sargt.; married, East Bangor, Pa., June 12, 1907, Carrie M. Williams; issue, two daughters, Isabelle and Edith; has been in the dairy business in Cleveland twelve years; four years was associated with The Flood-Pratt Dairy Co.; has been conducting The Model Dairy for eight years; stockholder The Doan Savings & Loan Co.; member of Mayflower Lodge, No. 679, I. O. 0....

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