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Adams township April became birth born bought brother Bureau county Charles Chicago church citizens clerk Company daughter deceased Democrat died Earlville early Eden township eight eighty acres elected Elizabeth England farmer father father's farm February five children Frank Fraternally Freedom township George Germany Groveland township Henry Hiltabrand homestead honored Hope township hundred Illinois interest Iowa Ireland James John Joseph land LaSalle county later Leland living located Lostant manhood marriage married Miss Mason Massachusetts maternal grandfather Matthiessen & Hegeler Mendota Miller township Modern Woodmen mother native Northville township Ohio Ottawa parents Pennsylvania Peru pioneer Politically prominent prosperity public schools purchased Putnam county reared resident Samuel Sarah Serena township served settled six children sketch sons spent Streator success Thomas Tonica took town trade Troy Grove united in marriage Utica Vermilion township widow wife William Woodmen of America York
Page 740 - Everywhere in our land are found men who have worked their own way from...
Page 548 - These tales of the earlv davs read almost like a romance to those who have known only the modern prosperity and conveniences. To the pioneer of the early days, far removed from the privileges and conveniences of city or town, the struggle for existence was a stern and hard one, and these men and women must have possessed...
Page 414 - Masonic order and both he and his wife are members of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Page 654 - He is a member of the Masonic fraternity; the Independent Order of Odd Fellows ; and the Junior Order of United if EZ WatuL"i9 i.
Page 609 - Springs, where he has since been engaged in the practice of his profession. He is a member of the royal college of surgeons, England, and of various other medical and scientific societies, both in England and America.
Page 786 - Republican party, and both he and his wife were members of the Methodist church.
Page 795 - He was reared upon his father's farm and early became familiar with the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, for until twenty years of age he assisted in the plowing, planting and harvesting 0:1 his father's land.
Page 424 - He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Modern Woodmen of America.
Page 649 - Nunez was to be absent on this expedition for a year and a half, at the end of which time he was to send an account of what he had done to the governor.