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active April attending August Buffalo township Byron Byron township Carroll county Charles Chicago chil church citizens common schools coun cultivation daughter death occurred deceased December Eagle Point township eight eighty acres Elizabeth engaged in farming erected farmer father February Forreston Forreston township George Grand Detour grew to manhood Henry Hitt home farm honored hundred acres hundred and sixty Illinois improved Iowa Jacob James January John July land later Leaf River township Lee county Lincoln township located March Marion township marriage with Miss married Miss Mary Maryland Morris township mother native November October Ogle county Ohio order of birth Oregon parents Pennsylvania Pine Creek township pioneer politics Polo purchased reared resides Rochelle Rockford Samuel Sarah September served settlers sixty acres sketch spent Stillman Valley tion town trade union united in marriage vote Washington county wife William York
Page 183 - tis hard to combat, learns to fly! For him no wretches, born to work and weep, Explore the mine, or tempt the...
Page 460 - Endowed by nature with a sound judgment, and an accurate, discriminating mind, he feared not that laborious attention which made him perfectly master of those subjects, in all their relations, on which he was to decide ; and this essential quality was guided by an unvarying sense of moral right, which would tolerate the employment only of those means that would bear the most rigid examination ; by a fairness of intention...
Page 46 - His life is exemplary in all respects and he has ever supported those interests which are calculated to uplift and benefit humanity, while his own high moral worth is deserving of the highest commendation.
Page 57 - Fortunate is the man who has back of him an ancestry honorable and distinguished, and happy is he if his lines of life are cast in harmony therewith. In person, in talents and in character Aime Geoffrion is a worthy scion of his race.