Surname: Salisbury

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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Portrait and Biographical Record of Seneca and Schuyler Counties, NY

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. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to...

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Biographical of George W. Salisbury

George W. Salisbury is one of the younger men in Kansas educational affairs, and is principal of the Atchison County High School at Effingham, and is also president of the Atchison County Teachers’ Associntion. Mr. Salisbury is a native of Illinois, and is a graduate of the university of that state. He was born on a farm in Fulton County, Illinois, November 17, 1888. His ancestors, the Salisburys came originally from England, and there is also an admixture of French stock in the lineage. The Salisburys settled in the South in Colonial times, subsequently removing to Kentucky, where Mr. Salisbury’s grandfather Marcus was born in 1814. He became a pioneer in Fulton County, Illinois, where he followed farming until his death in 1898. William Salisbury, father of George W., was born in Fulton County, Illinois, in 1841, and remained throughout his life in that county, a prosperous farmer, His death occurred near Astoria, Illinois, in 1911. Politically he was a democrat. He married Angeline Stephens, who was born in Fulton County in 1849 and still lives there. Their children were: Leons, wife of M. S. Dutton, a Fulton County farmer; Mary, wife of Omer Severns, a farmer in McDonough County, Illinois; John W., occupying the home farm in Fulton County; Margaret, who resided with her mother; and George W. Mr. George W. Salisbury was educated primarily in the rural...

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Biography of Ward Salisbury

Ward Salisbury. The Salisbury family have been residents of Hiawatha County for over thirty years, and Mr. Ward Salisbury, who was a child when his father located there, had succeeded the older Salisbury as proprietor of the leading grain elevator and his business as a grain buyer extends all over that section of Kansas. Mr. Ward Salisbury was born in Norway, Herkimer County, New York, February 20, 1877. His lineage goes back for a number of generations in American history. The Salisburys came out of England and were colonists in New York. Mr. Salisbury is a member of the Sous of the American Revolution, a membership that proves one of his ancestors to have been among the fighting men of Revolutionary times. His father, N. Salisbury, was born in Herkimer County, New York, in 1846. He was reared and married in his native county, where he conducted a farm and also a cheese factory. On removing to Nebraska in 1883 he located at Springfield and was engaged in the lumber business. In 1886 he came to Hiawatha, Kansas, and was sucessfully engaged in the grain and coal business until his death in April, 1912. He was a republican, served as a member of the city council of Hiawatha, and was a member of the Masonic fraternity. N. Salisbury married Almira Collins, who was born in Herkimer County, New York,...

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William Alonzo Todd of East Townsend OH

William Alonzo Todd7, (Elnathan6, John5, John4, John3, John2, Christopher1) born Sept. 16, 1807, died Nov. 11, 1864, at East Townsend, Ohio, where he was buried. He married first, April 1, 1832, Abigail Hait, who was born Jan. 21, 1809, at Bedford, N. Y., died Oct. 29, 1837. Married second, May 9, 1839, Angeline Delia Mead, who was born Feb. 24, 1810, died Sept. 29, 1850. Mr. Todd lived in East Townsend, Ohio. Children by Abigail Hait: 1130. Ann Augusta Todd, b. Nov. 11, 1833, at Bedford, N. Y., d. Jan. 17, 1906, at East Townsend, O., and was buried by her fathers side. 1131. Caroline Matilda Todd, born Nov. 19, 1835, married May 16, 1856, Hobart Bush, of Port Chester, N. Y., who is a descendant of one of the oldest families of Rye, N. Y. Mr. and Mrs. Bush moved to Townsend, Ohio, six years later they moved to Wisconsin, living first in Rosendale and later in Ripon. In 1906, they returned to Port Chester, N. Y., that he might live near his old home. Children: I. George Henry, b. June 22, 1860; he is a dentist in Ripon, Wis. II. Eliza Davenport, b. Dec. 2, 1862; graduate of St. Luke Training School for Nurses, Chicago, Ill., 1901. III. Emma Augusta, b. June 2, 1868, d. Feb. 13, 1869. IV. Walter Lawrence, b. Aug. 14, 1870. Children by...

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Biographical Sketch of Humphrey Salisbury

Humphrey Salisbury, born in England about 1685, came to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1706, and settled at Braintree, where he died July. 1708. The tradition asserts that he was the youngest son of an English nobleman, and being excluded from inheriting the family estates through the ancient custom of primogeniture, he determined to seek his fortune beyond the sea. He was married in England to Mary Milburn, and had one son...

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Biographical Sketch of William Salisbury

William (2), son of William (1) and Lydia (Thomas) Salisbury, became an officer in the colonial military service and was for some time in command of the fort on Castle Island, Boston Harbor. He had a family of seven children, four of whom were sons, and among the latter were Stephen and...

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Biographical Sketch of John Salisbury

John, son of William (2) Salisbury, was born in Boston, December 8, 1769. He and his brother Stephen resided for a time in Conway, Massachusetts, but about the year 1800 they removed to Ontario county, New York, and John settled as a pioneer in the town of...

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Biographical Sketch of John V. Salisbury

John V., son of Benjamin F. Salisbury, was born in Phelps, January 26, 1843. From his youth to the present time he has always resided in his native town, devoting his energies exclusively to the cultivation of the soil, and is one of the most able and successful farmers in that section of the state. For a number of years he served as a trustee of the public schools, and in various other ways he has demonstrated his interest in the general welfare of the town. He married Ellen Stryker. Children : Frank A., born September 22, 1873; John Lewis, see forward; Anna M., born January 7,...

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Biographical Sketch of John Lewis Salisbury

John Lewis, youngest son of John V. and Ellen (Stryker) Salisbury. was born at the family homestead in Phelps, September 17, 1875. After graduating from the Phelps high school he pursued a course in agriculture at Cornell University, and being thus well equipped for the cultivation of the soil upon scientific principles, he proceeded to apply himself with energy to that honorable calling. In addition to general farming he specializes in the production of fruit, and through the application of scientific methods to that branch of agriculture he has obtained results which have proved both gratifying and remunerative. He is actively interested in the Patrons of Husbandry and at the present time is master of the local grange. He is a leading member of the Presbyterian church, now (1910) serving as its treasurer, and also as a member of its board of trustees. Mr. Salisbury married, in 1904, H. Lulu Ringer, daughter of Jacob Ringer, of Phelps. They have one son, Arthur J.. born August 8,...

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