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acres on section active agricultural pursuits April attended the public August Beaver township became birth occurred Boone county Boonesboro born in Sweden Boxholm brother Cass township Charles citizens Colfax township Company connected cultivation Dallas county daughter death deceased December died in infancy Douglas township early eighty acres enterprise esteemed farmer father February followed farming following children Fraternally Garden township George Grant township Harrison township Henry home farm honorable Illinois improved Indiana interests Iowa Jackson township James John June later living retired located Madrid marriage to Miss married Miss Mary Mason Moines mother natives of Sweden November October Ogden Ohio parents passed Pennsylvania Pilot Mound pioneer public schools purchased railroad reared and educated religious faith remained removed to Boone republican party resident of Boone September served sixty acres spent Story county success Sweden trade united in marriage widow wife William Woodward Worth township
Page 9 - ... he that loveth a book will never want a faithful friend, a wholesome counsellor, a cheerful companion, an effectual comforter. By study, by reading, by thinking, one may innocently divert and pleasantly entertain himself, as in all weathers, so in all fortunes.
Page 94 - The zeal with which he has devoted his energies to his profession, the careful regard evinced for the interests of his clients, and an assiduous and unrelaxing attention to all the details of his cases, have brought him a large business and" made him very successful in its conduct.
Page 651 - He gives his political allegiance to the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day, but does not seek nor desire public office.
Page 620 - The office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave...
Page 130 - He is also a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, the Knights of Pythias, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 220 - 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 542 - 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 307 - Oregon and was reared upon the home farm, early becoming familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 62 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought, — which, by the way, are always open to the ambitious, energetic man, — and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 337 - In no instance has his reading ever been confined to the limitations of the questions at issue; it has gone beyond and compassed every contingency and provided not alone for the expected, but for the unexpected, which happens in the courts quite as frequently as out of them.