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acres of land acres on section Adams township agricultural pursuits agriculturist attended August became the parents birth occurred born Charles citizens Clayton county Coffins Grove township Colesburg common schools cultivation daughter death deceased December Delaware county Delaware township Delhi township died in infancy Dubuque county Earlville eight eighty acres Elizabeth Elk township emigrated engaged esteemed farmer father February five children four children Fraternally George gives his political Greeley Hazel Green township Henry homestead Honey Creek township Hopkinton hundred and sixty Illinois interests Iowa James January John Jones county land on section later Lenox College located Manchester March marriage to Miss married Mary Milo township mother Ohio Oneida township passed political allegiance prosperity purchased removed republican party resident Richland township school director served settled seven children six children sixty acres spent stock-raising success survive three children twenty acres united in marriage widow wife William York
Page 488 - 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 485 - McCurdy gives his political allegiance to the democratic party, but the honors and emoluments of office have no attraction for him.
Page 349 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he...
Page 116 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.
Page 154 - His religious faith is indicated by his membership in the German Lutheran church, to which his wife also belongs.
Page 131 - Fraternally, he is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 507 - 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.
Page 506 - Fellows, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Methodist Episcopal church, to which his wife also belongs.