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acres of land active afterward Afton township agricultural pursuits became birth occurred born April born August born December born October boyhood brother brought Charles Chicago citizens Clinton township Company cultivation daughter death deceased died early eighty acres Ellwood engaged enterprise farmer friends Genoa Genoa township George Grove township Haish Henry home farm homestead honorable hundred acres hundred and sixty Illinois improved interests James John Kalb county Kalb lodge Kalb township Kane Kendall county labor later living retired located Malta township marriage married to Miss Mary Mason Mayfield township Methodist Episcopal church mother native November parents passed Pennsylvania Pierce township pioneer prominent prosperity public schools purchased reared remained removed republican party resident Sandwich September served settling Shabbona township sixty acres spent Squaw Grove township success Sycamore township tion town trade united in marriage Unto wife William York
Page 242 - There is no death ! What seems so is transition : This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
Page 307 - Walrod exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, but has never been a politician in the sense of office seeking.
Page 42 - An enumeration of those men of the present generation who have won honor and public recognition for themselves, and at the same time have honored the state to which they belong, would be incomplete were there failure to make prominent reference to the one whose name initiates this paragraph.
Page 244 - ... 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 590 - Cox, the former a native of Pennsylvania and the latter of New York.
Page 564 - His political allegiance is given to the republican party, but, while he keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day, he does not seek to give a divided interest to his profession by accepting public office.
Page 365 - 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 183 - 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.