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acquired acres of land acres on section agricultural pursuits agriculturist attended August birth occurred born in Louisa children were born citizens Columbus City township Columbus Junction common schools Concord township cultivation daughter deceased December demise died in infancy district schools Duncan eight children eighty acres Elizabeth Elm Grove township engaged in farming farmer farming and stock-raising February five children follows forty acres four children Fraternally George Grand View township Henry Henry county high school home farm hundred acres hundred and sixty Illinois Iowa James January Jefferson township John Kansas Letts Louisa county marriage to Miss married Marshall township Mary Methodist Episcopal church Moines county mother passed Muscatine county natives of Ohio Oakland township Oakville October Odd Fellows old homestead Order of Odd parents Pennsylvania political purchased rented republican party Sarah sixty acres success survived Union township united in marriage Wapello township Washington county William
Page 473 - BY thine own soul's law learn to live, And if men thwart thee take no heed, And if men hate thee have no care ; Sing thou thy song and do thy deed. Hope thou thy hope and pray thy prayer, And claim no crown they will not give " Nor bays they grudge thee for thy hair.
Page 157 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought which, by the way, are always open to the ambitious, energetic man — and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 524 - He has earned for himself an enviable reputation as a careful man of business and in his dealings is known for his prompt and honorable methods, which have won him the deserved and unbounded confidence of his fellowmen.
Page 533 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 84 - Masonic order, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, and he is a member of the Methodist Church.
Page 68 - His life has been one of continuous activity, in which has been accorded due recognition •of labor ; and to-day, he is numbered among the substantial citizens of his county.
Page 9 - Diego county has been signally favored in the class of men who have occupied her public offices...
Page 289 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.