Location: Geneva Ohio

Biographical Sketch of Warren Hervey Cowdery

Cowdery, Warren Hervey; mfgr.; born, Perry, O., May 21, 1853; son of Lyman Hervey and Sarah Holmes Cowdery; educated, High School, Painesville, O.; married, Geneva, O., Sept. 19, 1878, Hattie Kelley, two sons and two daughters; at 21 years of age, sec’y The Geneva Tool Co.; organized The Ashtabula Tool Co. in 1880; was sec’y and treas. of the company until 1902, then became 1st vice pres. of The American Fork & Hoe Co.; became pres. of the Company in 1908; pres. The National Handle Co.; trustee Hiram College; Ohio Christian Missionary Society; member Willowick Country Club.

Biographical Sketch of Robert Ogden Rote

Rote, Robert Ogden; railway engineering; born, Geneva, O., March 22, 1871; son of R. O. and Orra A. Blakeslee Rote; educated, Geneva Normal School, 1889; married, Ashtabula, June 6, 1893, Harriet Louise Lowe; one daughter, Charlotte Louise Hardway; entered service of Michigan Central R. R. in 1889, after three years, came to L. S. & M. S. R. R., and has been with the company since that time; now asst. chief engineer; member The American Railway Engineering Ass’n and The Cleveland Engineering Society; member Cleveland Tennis Club, and Euclid, and Shaker Heights Country Clubs.

Lucretia Todd Coates of Geneva OH

COATES, Lucretia Todd7, (Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Dec. 27, 1836, married James Coates. They lived in Geneva, Ohio. Child: I. Adah, who m.(???)Finley. Issue: (1) Miles.