Location: Delaware County OH

Biographical Sketch of John William Smith

Smith, John William; attorney; born, Cleveland, O., May 15, 1880; son of J. A. and Marietta Edmondston Smith; educated, Ohio Wesleyan University, A. B., 1902; Western Reserve University, B. L., 1905; married, Bowling Green, O., Dec. 27, 1906, Edith Louise St. John; issue, Frederick Whitman Smith, William. Richard Smith; Cleveland Business University, Born Steel Range Co.; member of firm Smith, Taft & Arter; member Cleveland Real Estate Board, Athletic, and Tippecanoe Clubs, and Chamber of Commerce.

Biographical Sketch of Charles Barnsdall Parker

Parker, Charles Barnsdall; surgeon, born, New York, Nov. 23, 1853; son of James and Harriet (Barnsdall) Parker; A. B., University of Rochester, 1874; M. D., Wooster Medical College, Cleveland, 1877; Vienna and London, 1877-1880; (M. R. C. S., London, 1880; M. S., Ohio Wesleyan University); married Lena Schlather, of Cleveland, June 24, 1891; prof. clin, surgery, 1894, dean, 1896-1898, Cleveland College Physicians and Surgeons (Ohio Wesleyan University); surgeon, St. Luke’s and St. John’s hospitals; consulting surgeon, Cleveland City Hospital, 1894.

Biographical Sketch of Joseph Charles Placak

Placak, Joseph Charles; physician; born, Cleveland, Feb. 22, 1882; son of Anthony and Jennie Goldstein Placak; educated, public schools, Cleveland, M. D.. Medical Department, Ohio Wesleyan University; post-graduate, University of Prague, Austria; married, Cleveland, March 20, 1907, Eunice S. Emde; two children; resident pathologist and resident physician, Cleveland. City Hospital, 1903-1905; medical supt., Cooley Farm’s, Warrensville, 1906-1910, in charge of tuberculosis work open air schools of Cleveland, public schools, 1911-1913; lecturer on internal medicine, Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1905-1911; visiting pathologist, Cleveland City Hospital, 1906-1907; physician in charge Tuberculosis Dispensary, Haymarket District; visiting pathologist, Eddy Road Hospital; member

Biography of Herbert George House

Herbert George House, conducting a bond business and fire insurance agency, has won many clients, by reason of his thoroughness, his progressive methods and his unfaltering enterprise. Muskogee has reason to class him with her representative citizens, recognizing his value as a factor in the commercial and financial development of the city. Mr. House came to the southwest from Ohio, his birth having occurred in Cardington, that state, on the 3d of September, 1870. His parents were Richard Johnson and Mary June (Cook) House, the former a banker, now deceased. Herbert G. House became a student in the University at

Biography of Joseph G. Schofield

One of the prominent attorneys of Checotah is Joseph G. Schofield, who was born in Lowell, Ohio, on the 22d of September, 1847, a son of Joseph C. and Anna (Miller) Schofield. He is of English and colonial ancestry on his father’s side and Scotch-Irish ancestry on the maternal side. The Schofield family in America is descended from Holland Dutch ancestors, the head of the English line having come to England with William of Orange, he being one of the officers who came from the native land to assist in the support of the claims of William and Anne to

Biographical Sketch of Daniel S. Carney

Daniel S. Carney, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Charleston; the subject of this sketch was born in Delaware Co., Ohio, March 2, 1822. He married Miss Margaret Heminger March 27, 1843; she was born in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, Sept. 4, 1819; they had five children, four living, viz., Addie D. Jasper C., Sarah F. and Charles L. D., lived in Ohio until 1864, when he came to Illinois and settled on his present place, and has lived here since; he owns 182 acres in this county, which he has earned by his own labor and management; his parents, Thomas and

Biography of John P. Clum

John P. Clum, of San Bernardino, was born in Claverack, Columbia County, New York, in 1851, and his childhood and youth were passed on the banks of the historic Hudson. At the age of nineteen he graduated at the Hudson River Institute, and entered the freshman class of Rutger’s College, New Brunswick, New Jersey. After completing the first year and creditably passing all the examinations, adverse fortune compelled him to leave college, and in 1871 he entered the meteorological service of the United States Government. Having taken a course in meteorology and signaling, he was ordered to Santa Fe, New

Roll Of Capt. George Sanderson’s Company

27th United States Infantry. (From Fairfield, Franklin, and Delaware Counties, and part of Western Reserve.) Served In 1813 and 1814. Capt. George Sanderson Lieut. Abner P. Risney or Lieut. John H. Mifford Lieut. Arora or Ahdory Butler Pinney Ensign William Hall Lieut. Abraham Fisk Lieut. Andrew Bushnell Sergt. Chaney Case Sergt. Maj. Linus Williams Lieut. Ira Morse Sergt. John Neibling Sergt. Chauncey Miller Sergt. John Vanmeter Corp. Peter Cary or Gary Sergt. Joshua Pierce Sergt. Robert Sanderson Corp. Smith Headley Corp. John Dugan Sergt. Luther Edson Corp. Daniel T. Bartholomew Corp. John Collings Drummer John C. Sharp or Jonathan C.

Roll Of Capt. Elias Murray’s Company (Cavalry)

(Probably from Delaware County) Served from September 20, to November 19, 1814. Capt. Elias Murray Lieut. Daniel Prince Lieut. James M. Crawford Cornet, Robert Jameson Cornet, Roswell Tulles Sergt. Cyrus Hubbard Sergt. Joseph Prince Sergt. Forest Meeker Sergt. William Riley Sergt. William Patton Sergt. George Manvill Sergt. David Dix Sergt. Aaron Welch Sergt. James Nugent Sergt. Sylvester Root Corp. Solomon Steward Corp. Nathaniel Ulyatt Corp. James Carpenter Corp. Ezra Steward Corp. Adam Shover Trumpeter, William Lother Saddler, Abner Root Farriers, James Harper Privates Adams, Elias Agord, James S Appleton, Bixbe Arnold, Calvin Basker, Orlando H Beebe, Chauncy Bush, John Carpenter,

Roll Of Capt. Henry Slack’s Company

(Probably from Delaware Co.) Served from August 24, until September 25, 1812. Part served from July 26, until August 13, 1813. Capt. Henry Slack Lieut. Gilbert Weeks Lieut. Benjamin Carpenter Sergt. Gilbert Carpenter Sergt. Mathew Marvin Sergt. Alexander Smith Corp. Daniel Alden Corp. Benjamin Shoemaker Corp. Leonard Jones Corp. Henry Love Corp. Robert Carpenter Corp. James Carpenter Corp. Sylvester Drake Fifer, Mathias Vanloon Privates Anway, George Armstrong, David Barr, Alva Bishop, Daniel Bonnet, Isaac Brown, John Budd, John Carpenter, Moses Closson, Jacob Day, Charles Fairchild, Benjamin Ford, Augustus Gregory, David Harper, James Harris, Samuel Heath, Samuel Helt, Michael Hess, George