The Biographical Record of Logan County, Illinois ... (Google eBook)

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S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1901 - Logan County (Ill.) - 630 pages
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Wonderful Book. Found just what I needed and I've been look all over the Internet and in historical libraries in Ohio. It pays to follow the other children. I was looking for father's family of Andrew J. Berryhill.

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Page 83 - ... may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
Page 214 - G. HARRIS, famous as Confed1 erate war governor of Tennessee, and distinguished by his twenty years of service in the senate of the United States, was born in Franklin county, Tennessee, and educated at the Academy of Winchester. He then took up the study of law, was admitted to the bar, and commenced practice at Paris, Tennessee, in 1841. He was elected to the state legislature in 1847, was a candidate for presidential elector on the Democratic ticket in 1848, and the next year was elected to congress...
Page 371 - So nigh is grandeur to our dust, So near is God to man, When Duty whispers low, Thou must, The youth replies, I can...
Page 58 - English Traits;" "The Conduct of Life;" "May-Day and other Poems " and " Society and Solitude;" besides many others. He was a prominent member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the American Philosophical Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society and other kindred associations.
Page 127 - ... at New York, April 13, 1894. HENRY M. TELLER, a celebrated American politician, and secretary of the interior under President Arthur, was born May 23, 1830, in Allegany county, New York. He was of Hollandish ancestry and received an excellent education, after which he took up the study of law and was admitted to the bar in the state of New York.
Page 179 - Machinery and Processes of the Industrial Arts and Apparatus of the Exact Sciences...
Page 207 - The Iron Gate and Other Poems," "Ralph Waldo Emerson," "A Moral Antipathy." Dr. Holmes visited England for the second time, and while there the degree of LL. D. was conferred upon him by the University of Edinburgh.
Page 114 - Point, from which he graduated in 1845 an d entered the army as second lieutenant of infantry. During the Mexican war he was made first lieutenant and captain for gallant conduct at Cerro Gordo and Contreras. From 1849 to 1852 he was assistant professor of mathematics at West Point.
Page 181 - January 23, 1842; was educated in the common schools of his native town, and at...
Page 37 - in 1851, "The Song of Hiawatha " in 1855, "The Courtship of Miles. Standish " in 1858, " Tales of a Wayside Inn " in 1863;

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