Surname: Vail

Genealogies of the First Settlers of Passaic Valley

Passaic Valley in New Jersey was first settled in the early 1700’s, primarily by families from Long Island, New York and Connecticut. The Family records, or, Genealogies of the first settlers of Passaic Valley and vicinity above Chatham provides genealogies of these early settlers from family records when they could be obtained, otherwise the author used family members to provide the information. Since some of the information comes from memory of individuals, one should validate what is written before relying on it to greatly.

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East Main Sheehan Lucy G. B., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s, 16 East...

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Biographical Sketch of George Skinner Vail

Vail, George Skinner; branch mgr. Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.; born, Lima, O., Jan. 26, 1884; son of J. B. and Rose Skinner; graduated, Case School of Applied Science, 1907, degree of B. S.; married, Lima, O., April 27, 1909, Cretora I. Hay; one daughter, Jane; salesman Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co., 1907-1911; branch mgr., 1911 to date; associate member American Institute Electrical Engineers; member American Electric Ry. Ass in, Zeta Psi, Cleveland Athletic Club, Chamber of...

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Caleb L. Todd of Cassadaga NY

Caleb L. Todd7, (Bela6, Caleb5, Gideon4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born May 7, 1823, in Stockton, N. Y., died May 8, 1903, in Cassadaga, N. Y., married first, May 21, 1846, Vesta C. Putnam, who was born July 19, 1827, died Feb. 16, 1881. He married second, Oct. 20, 1881, Caroline Peck. He owned a farm in operating which he was quite successful through honest toil and economy. He was a great admirer of good horses and knew well how to train and drive them. He was a light complexioned man, with a light or “sandy” beard and blue eyes. He was thoroughly honest and conscientious in all his dealings with his fellowmen. Straight of build and active. Children by Vesta C. Putnam: *1696. Lydia E., b. March 4, 1847. *1697. Homer F., b. Sept. 5, 1849. *1698. Florence A., b. May 22, 1854. 1699. Lucina E., b. July 21, 1858, m. Sept. 11, 1878, Fred M. Vail, who was b. July 29, 1857. *1700. Carrie M., b. Nov. 27,...

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Vail

Isaac Vail, proprietor of livery, feed and sale stable, Charleston; was born in Dutchess Co., N. Y., Nov. 29, 1833; in 1839, his father removed with his family to Chautauqua Co., N. Y., and after residing there ten years, to Erie Co., Penn., thence the next year to Steuben Co., Ind., and, in 1851, to Coles Co.; his father located 800 acres of Government land in Hickory Tp., four miles north of Charleston, at a cost of $700. Three years later he removed to Livingston Co., where he is a prominent farmer. Mr. Vail left home in 1852, driving an ox-team across the plains to Oregon, and spent three years in that State and California. He returned in 1855, and, the following year, erected a mill in Livingston Co., which he ran till the breaking-out of the rebellion. In August, 1862, he enlisted in the 129th I. V. as Sergeant in Co. E; he was with Sherman from Chattanooga to Atlanta. and on the famous march to the sea, and up through the Carolinas and Virginia to Washington, participating in all the battles of his regiment. He returned in 1865, and the same year located in Charleston, and ran a planing-mill for two years. He then sold out and went to farming, and, in 186S, built his livery-stable, and engaged in his present business. He was a member of...

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