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affairs America Anna attended August became Berlin township birth born in Clinton born in Germany bought Brookfield township brother Catholic church Center township Chancy Lamb Charles Chicago children were born citizens Clinton county common schools Company daughter deceased December Democrat died early Eden township educated eighty acres engaged farmer farming and stock father February four Fraternally Fred George Germany Grand Mound grew to maturity grocery Grumstrup Hampshire township Henry highly respected homestead honor hundred and sixty Illinois interest Iowa Jackson county John June Kelly known Lamb later Lincoln township living located in Clinton Lutheran church Lyons Maquoketa March married Mary Mason mother Ohio Olive township Orange township Oswego county parents Peter politics prominent public schools reared Republican resides retired Scott county September settlers sixty acres sons spent stock raising successful trade union wife William Witt York young
Page 888 - The character of a community is determined in a large measure by the lives of a comparatively few of its members. If its moral and intellectual status be good, if in a social way it is a pleasant place in which to reside, if its reputation for the integrity of its citizens has extended into other localities, it will be found that the standards set by the leading men have been high and their influence such as to mould the characters and shape the lives of those with whom they mingle.
Page 920 - There could be no more comprehensive history written of a city or county, or even of a state and its people, than that which deals with the life work of those who, by their own endeavor and indomitable energy have placed themselves where they well deserve the title of "progressive...
Page 904 - Prohibition party, received 642 votes. .He belongs to the Knights of Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Modern Woodmen, the Mutual Protective League, and the Elks.
Page 909 - He and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church, of which he is a trustee and steward and a liberal supporter of the same.
Page 1092 - His mother died when he was three years old and he went to live with his...
Page 979 - Order, the Knights of Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, where he is a Past Exalted Ruler.
Page 1096 - He is a member of the Modern Woodmen of America and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 801 - The gentleman to whom the biographer now calls the reader's attention was not favored by inherited wealth or the assistance of influential friends, but in spite of this, by perseverance, industry and wise economy, he has attained a comfortable station in life...