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acres of land active agricultural pursuits agriculturist attended Batavia became birth occurred Black Hawk township born bought brother Buchanan township Buren county Burlington Cedar township Center township Charles citizens Company continued cultivation daughter deceased devoted district schools early eighty acres Elizabeth engaged in farming Fairfield farmer father February fields followed forty acres George Henry county home farm honorable Illinois Indiana interests Iowa James January Jefferson county John Keokuk county labors later living Lockridge township Locust Grove Locust Grove township March marriage to Miss married McKemey Methodist Episcopal church Missouri Moines township mother old homestead operated Packwood parents Parsons College passed Penn township Pennsylvania period Pleasant Plain political Polk township purchased reared remained removed rented republican party retired Round Prairie township Sarah served sixty acres spent success took tract trade united in marriage Walnut township Wapello county widow wife William
Page 415 - ... years of age. when he started out in life on his own account.
Page 421 - In political matters he exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, and has taken an active interest in public affairs.
Page 70 - ... ready to meet any obligation of life with the confidence and courage that come of conscious, personal ability, right conception of things and an habitual regard for what is best in the exercise of human activities.
Page 401 - He early became familiar with the best methods of tilling the soil and caring for the crops through the assistance which he rendered his father upon the home farm.
Page 48 - Rite, and of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 337 - Rite and has also crossed the sands of the desert with the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He likewise belongs to the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and to the Benevolent Protective Order of Elks.
Page 105 - Twiss has always been a republican, standing loyally by the party which was the defense of the union during the dark days of the Civil war and has always been the party of reform and progress.
Page 437 - Ibbison is a republican, having supported the party since age conferred upon him the right of franchise. He...