Daviess County MO

Biography of W. G. Weldon

W. G. Weldon was born in Hart county, Kentucky, November 29, 1835; son of Jonathan and Sarah Weldon, nee Burch. They were both natives of Pittsylvania county, Virginia, and were reared there, but moved to Hart county, Kentucky, and were there married and lived from 1830 till 1856, then moved to Missouri and located in …

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Biographical Sketch of Horatio E. Needham

Horatio E. Needham is a native of Addison County, Vermont, born September 10, 1827, near the village of Shalott. While in his infancy his, parents migrated to St. Lawrence County, New York, remained six years, and then went to Cuyahoga County, Ohio, where they remained until 1852. During this time Horatio was employed on the …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles A. Worden

This gentleman was born in the State of Vermont, November 17, 1836, and was there partially educated. At twelve years old he went to Massachusetts, where he completed his education. On leaving school he began learning the carpenter’s and cabinet-maker’s trades, and worked thereat till. 1860, when he commenced making machinery for cotton-mills. In the …

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