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A Twentieth Century History of Allegan County, Michigan (Classic Reprint)
Henry Franklin Thomas
No preview available - 2017
A Twentieth Century History of Allegan County, Michigan
Henry Franklin Thomas
No preview available - 2015
13th Inf acres active agricultural Allegan county attention became born brother brought building built carried Casco township Charles church cleared Company connected continued cultivation daughter death deceased devoted died district dollars early eighty acres engaged entered enterprise entire erected established farm farmer father five forty four fruit George held Henry honorably Hopkins hundred improved interests James John Kalamazoo known labor Lake land later living located March marriage married Mary Michigan miles mill Miss months native occurred Ohio operated organized Otsego parents party passed pioneer political practice present progress purchased pursuits raising reared remained removed Republican residence returned river Saugatuck served settled seven spent success took town township tract trade trees twenty United village Wayland wife York
Page 373 - Brinks 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.
Page 74 - ... a prophet is not without honor save in his own country...
Page 482 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 77 - The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 403 - 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 115 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to seek a home in...
Page 369 - ... integrity. His enterprise and progressive spirit have made him a typical American in every sense of the word, and he well deserves mention in this history.
Page 473 - In taking up the personal history of our subject we present to our readers the life record of one who is widely and favorably known in Allegan county.
Page 369 - His success in all his undertakings has been so marked that his methods are of interest to the commercial world. He has based his business principles and actions upon strict adherence to the rules which govern industry, economy and strict, unswerving integrity.