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Ackley acquired his education acres of land acres on section agricultural pursuits agriculturist attention become the parents birth occurred Charles church and gives citizens connected fraternally daughter death deceased died in infancy eighty acres engaged in farming farmer farming and stock-raising five children former a native forty acres Frank Franklin county Fred Geneva township George gives his political Grant township Hamilton township Hampton Hardin county Henry homestead hundred acres hundred and sixty hundred and twenty Illinois Ingham township James John land on section later located Lutheran church Marion township marriage to Miss married Miss Mary Morgan township Mott township natives of Germany Oakland township Osceola township passed political allegiance progressive purchased Reeve township republican party resident riage to Miss Richland township Ross township Sheffield sixty acres success three children twenty acres union were born united in mar united in marriage wife William Wisconsin
Page 407 - 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 68 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he found the opportunities which he sought and in their improvement has made steady progress.
Page 153 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 35 - Schenck was reared, early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, and thus becoming well prepared to carry on farming on his own account at a later day.
Page 302 - America, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Methodist Episcopal church, in which he has served as president of the board of trustees for fifteen years.
Page 143 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 452 - 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 16 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.