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" His boyhood days were passed in the usual manner of farm lads, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the fields. "
Past and Present of DeKalb County, Illinois - Page 183
by Lewis M. Gross, H. W. Fay - 1907
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A Twentieth Century History of CASS COUNTY

L. H. GLOVER - 1906
...days. He was reared in his native township and attended the common schools, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the play-ground and the work of the home farm. However, in 1864, he responded to his country's call for aid. His two elder brothers had...
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A TWENTIETH CENTURY History and Biographical Record OF BRANCH COUNTY, MICHIGAN

REV. HENRY P. COLLIN, M. A. - 1906
...occurred to vary the routine of farm life for our subject in his youth, his attention being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the home farm. He mastered the common branches of English learning and also became proficient in the labors...
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History of Pottawattamie County, Iowa: From the Earliest Historic ..., Volume 2

Homer Howard Field, Joseph Rea Reed - Pottawattamie County (Iowa) - 1907
...seven years of age at the time of his fathers death. During his boyhood days his time, was divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the farm. After attaining his majority he resolved to continue in the occupation to which he had been reared...
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Biographical Review of Hancock County, Illinois: Containing Biographical and ...

Hancock County (Ill.) - 1907 - 751 pages
...privileges he enjoyed. His boyhood and youth was passed in his parents' home, his time being occupied by the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the fields. On attaining his majority, he started out in business on his own account, and for one year cultivated...
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Centennial History of Coshocton County, Ohio, Volume 2

William J. Bahmer - Coshocton County (Ohio) - 1909
...passed away in 1888. In the district schools of the neighborhood William M. Smith pursued his education, dividing his time between the duties of the schoolroom,...the pleasures of the playground and the work of the home farm. After he put aside his text-books he worked on the farm, and the broad, practical experience...
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History of Clay County, Iowa: From Its Earliest Settlement to 1909

Samuel Gillespie, James E. Steele - Clay County (Iowa) - 1909 - 682 pages
...Lafayette county, Wisconsin. spending his boyhood days in his parents' home, while his time was divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the work of the fields. He lived at home until 1862, when at the age of eighteen years he responded to the country's call for...
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History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with ..., Volume 2

Abraham J. Baughman - Huron County (Ohio) - 1909
...education in the common schools of the district and the period of his boyhood and youth was divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the tasks assigned him by parental authority. Upon attaining his majority, he was married in Wood county,...
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History of Page County, Iowa: Also Biographical Sketches of Some ..., Volume 2

W. L. Kershaw - Page County (Iowa) - 1909
...by occupation. Samuel E. Sperry was reared in the usual manner of farm lads, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and the task assigned him by parental authority. In the periods of vacation he worked in the fields and was...
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History of the City of Dayton and Montgomery County, Ohio, Volume 2

Augustus Waldo Drury - Dayton (Ohio) - 1909
...city. The public schools of Dayton afforded him his educational privileges, his youth being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and such tasks as were assigned him by parental authority. He was but seventeen years of age when, in response...
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Centennial history of Columbus and Franklin County, Ohio, Volume 2

William Alexander Taylor, Clarke, S. J., Publishing Company, Chicago, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company - Columbus (Ohio) - 1909
...importance occurred to vary the routine of life for him in his youthful days, his time being divided between the duties of the schoolroom, the pleasures of the playground and certain tasks which were assigned to him through parental authority. He continued his education until...
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