Surname: Storms

Index to Articles found in the El Farol Newspaper 1905-1906

The Lincoln County New Mexico online archives contains pdf’s of all remaining copies of the El Farol Newspaper of Capitan NM, but doesn’t have an index to the newspaper. C. W. Barnum, an active member of AHGP, and state coordinator for the New Mexico AHGP recently invested his time and energy into providing an every person index to the various extant issues. He has shared this wonderful index with AccessGenealogy in hopes that it will reach a wider audience. Enjoy!

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Biography of William W. Storms

William W. Storms, who since January, 1911, has been district attorney in Racine County, was born in Walworth County, Wisconsin, March 22, 1872, a son of Charles L. and Lucia C. (Spoor) Storms. The father, who was born in Wisconsin, was a son of Winslow P. Storms, of New York, who became one of the pioneer settlers of the southern section of this state, where he arrived in the early ’30s. The supremacy of the white man had hardly been established in this district at that period and the work of civilization and development seemed scarcely begun. He aided largely in promoting pioneer progress and hi the early days conducted a tavern on the old plank road. The maternal grandfather, John Spoor, was also a pioneer settler who came to Wisconsin in the ’30s, establishing his home in Lyons Township, Walworth County, where he carried on general farming. Charles L. Storms was a carpenter by trade. In the public schools of Burlington, -Wisconsin, William W. Storms pursued his education, the family having removed from Walworth County to Burlington about 1879. He passed through consecutive grades to the high school, from which he was graduated in 1888, and later he attended Beloit College, displaying special aptitude in his studies. Taking up the profession of teaching in Racine County, he was for five years principal of the high school at Union...

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

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