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History of Darke County, Ohio, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time
Frazer Ells Wilson
No preview available - 2015
active Ansonia Arcanum attended became the parents born in Darke Brown township Butler township career Catherine Charles child church citizen Company Coppess Darke county daughter David Dayton death deceased Democrat died in infancy early settlers elected Elizabeth engaged farmer father five children following children four children fraternal George German township graduated grandfather Greenville township Harrison Harrison township Henry high school Hollansburg home farm homestead honorable Indiana interests Jacob James John Joseph Katzenberger Knights of Pythias later lives located Lodge manhood Margaret marriage with Miss married Miss married to Miss Mary maternal McGriff Miami county miles Miller Monroe township Montgomery county mother moved native Neave township Niswonger Pennsylvania Pitsburg political Preble county public schools reared Republican resides retired Richland township Samuel Sarah served six children spent success Thomas three children trade Twin township union united in marriage widow wife William
Page 9 - ... rank second to none among those comprising this great and noble State, and from their lips have the story of their life struggles. No more interesting or instructive matter could be presented to an intelligent public. In this volume will be found a record of many whose lives are worthy the imitation of coming generations. It tells how some, commencing life in poverty, by industry and economy have accumulated wealth. It tells...
Page 9 - It tells how others, with limited advantages for securing an education, have become learned men and women, with an influence extending throughout the length and breadth of the land. It tells of men who have risen from the lower walks of life to eminence as statesmen, and whose names have become famous. It tells of those in every walk in life who have striven to succeed, and records how that success has usually crowned their efforts.
Page 9 - Coming generations will appreciate this volume and preserve it as a sacred treasure, from the fact that it contains so much that would never find its way into public records, and which would otherwise be inaccessible. Great care has been taken in the compilation of the work and every opportunity possible given to those represented to- insure correctness in what has been written, and the publishers flatter themselves that they give to their readers a work with few errors of consequence. In addition...
Page 237 - He possesses untiring energy, is quick of perception, forms his plans readily, and is determined, in...
Page 35 - In no profession is there a career more open to talent than in that of the law. and in no field of endeavor is there demanded a more careful preparation, a more thorough appreciation of the absolute ethics of life, or of the underlying principles which form the basis of all human rights and privileges. Unflagging application and intuitive wisdom and a determination to fully utilize the means at hand, are the concomitants which insure personal success and prestige in this great profession, which stands...
Page 269 - The specific and distinctive office of biography is not to give voice to a man's modest estimate of himself and his accomplishments, but rather to leave the perpetual record establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his fellowmen.
Page 269 - 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 the record the verdict establishing his character by the consensus of opinion on the part of his neighbors and fellow citizens.
Page 80 - Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is also a member of the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 9 - They have done what they could." It tells how many, in the pride and strength of young manhood, left the plow and the anvil, the lawyer's office and the counting-room, left every trade and profession, and at their country's call went forth valiantly " to do or die," and how through their efforts the Union was restored and peace once more reigned in the land.