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The Biographical Record of de Kalb County, Illinois - Primary Source Edition
S.J. Clarke Publishing Company
No preview available - 2014
April attended August Boone county brother Charles Chicago chil citizen coun daughter death occurred deceased died dren eight eighty acres elected Ellwood engaged in farming father February former a native Fraternally Genoa township George grew to manhood Henry Herkimer county Hinckley home farm hundred acres hundred and sixty Illi Illinois improved Iowa James January John June Kalb county Kane Kingston Kingston township La Salle county land later located Malta Malta township March marriage with Miss married Miss Mary Mason Mayfield township Methodist Episcopal church Milan township moved nois October Ohio parents party Paw Paw township Pennsylvania politics purchased a farm reared regiment remained removed Republican resides on section Sandwich Sarah served Shabbona ship sixty acres sketch Somonauk spent Squaw Grove township Syca Sycamore township tion town trade twenty acres union united in marriage Vermont Victor township village William York
Page 71 - Fraternally he is a member of the Masonic Order, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Page 313 - He is also a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen, and is connected with various college fraternities.
Page 307 - Like his parents, he has always been a strict member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. In politics, he is a Republican.
Page 171 - At the close of the war, he was mustered out of the service at Cloud's Mills, Virginia, July 13th, 1865.
Page 160 - There is no positive rule for achieving success, and yet in the life of the successful man there are always lessons which might well be followed. The man who gains prosperity is he who can see and utilize the opportunity that comes in his path.
Page 193 - Both he and his wife are members of the Methodist Episcopal church at Newberry and active Sunday school workers.
Page 229 - He is a man of keen discrimination and sound judgment and his executive ability and excellent management have brought to the concern with which he is connected a large degree of success.
Page 391 - His mind is analytical, logical and inductive. With a thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the fundamental principles of law he combined a familiarity with statutory law and a sober, clear judgment which made him a formidable adversary in legal combat and won for his clients many favorable decisions.