Biographical Memoirs of Greene County, Ind: With Reminiscences of Pioneer Days, Volume 2

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B.F. Bowen, 1908 - Greene County (Ind.)
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Page 672 - Washburn; is a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and of the Loyal Legion...
Page 864 - The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave upon...
Page 622 - ... served this year upon the Committees on Railroads, Incorporations, and Military Affairs, being chairman of the former, a position usually of much importance and labor, and more than ordinarily so this year. Senator Shaw is at present a Director of the Northern Railroad, and also of the Nashua & Lowell. He is a Royal Arch Mason, and a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. His religious associations are with the Methodist denomination. He has two children, both sons, the eldest of whom...
Page 598 - Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 441 - January 24. 1829, being the son of Jacob and Sarah (Young) Byers. He was reared on the farm and received his early education in the pioneer schools of the day. In 1850 he was joined in marriage to Elizabeth Rainbolt, who departed this life in September, 1889.
Page 472 - Fraternally he was a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, in which, as well as in the church, he was an active member.
Page 654 - He continued to work at his trade of puddling and his activity in the union until the breaking out of the Civil War, when he enlisted in Company B, 13th Pennsylvania Volunteers. At the close of the three months' service he re-enlisted in Company B, 102nd Pennsylvania Regiment, and was commissioned First Lieutenant.
Page 542 - In politics he was a Democrat, and both he and his wife were members of the Catholic Church.
Page 677 - Linton, and to him as much as to any one man is due the recent remarkable growth of the city.
Page 804 - The greatest results in life are usually attained by simple means, and the exercise of ordinary qualities. The common life of every day, with its cares, necessities, and duties, affords ample opportunity for acquiring experience of the best kind; and its most beaten paths provide the true worker with abundant scope for effort and room for self-improvement.

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