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Biographical and Genealogical History of Appanoose and Monroe Counties, Iowa
S Thompson Lewis
No preview available - 2015
acres active agricultural pursuits Albia Appanoose county army became birth occurred born brother career Centerville Chidester Christian church Cincinnati citizens Civil common school Company daughter Davis county deceased Democrat died early eight children elected Elizabeth engaged enlisted faith farmer father four George Henry home farm honored hundred Illinois Indiana Infantry Iowa James Jane John Johns township Kansas Kentucky labor land later Lee county living located Lovilia Mantua township March marriage marriage to Miss married Martha Mary Mason McDonald Methodist Episcopal church Missouri Monroe county Moravia mother Moulton Nancy native nine children Odd Fellows Ohio parents passed Pennsylvania pioneer political Presbyterian prominent reared regiment removed Republican party resident Samuel Sarah served settled settlers seven children soldier spent success Taylor township Thomas three children tion took town Union Union township united in marriage Van Buren county Wapello county wife William
Page 473 - Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York ; And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.
Page 493 - 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 413 - Congregational church, and in a fraternal way he is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 220 - Our subject exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party.
Page 174 - His life history most happily illustrates what may be attained by faithful and continued effort in carrying out an honest purpose. Integrity, activity and energy have been the crowning points...
Page 478 - But evil things, in robes of sorrow, Assailed the monarch's high estate; (Ah, let us mourn! — for never morrow Shall dawn upon him, desolate!) And round about his home the glory That blushed and bloomed Is but a dim-remembered story Of the old time entombed.
Page 403 - An enumeration of the 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 Mr.
Page 164 - His business prospered under his wise and careful direction, but at the time of the Civil war he put aside all business and personal interests and tendered his services at once to the government, being among the first to enlist from Michigan.
Page 242 - Halladay was called upon to mourn the loss of his wife who died on the l2th of December of that year.