Lorain County OH

Biography of Charles A. Thatcher

Identified with pioneer life in Oregon, Washington and Idaho, Charles Albert Thatcher figured long and prominently in the development and progress of the northwest and in the events which form its history. He lived an honorable, upright life, won prosperity through determined purpose and indefatigable energy, and at all times enjoyed the esteem of his …

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Helen Elizabeth Todd Ballinger of Elyria OH

BALLINGER, Helen Elizabeth Todd9, (Lorenzo R.8, Russell W.7, Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born in Elyria, O., Aug. 27, 1899, graduated from the Elyria High School, class of 1917, married July 13, 1919, Walter J. Ballinger, of Chicago, Ill., who was born July 19, 1896.

Biographical Sketch of John G. W. Cowles

Cowles, John G. W.; financier; born, Oberlin, O., March 14, 1836; son of Rev. Henry and Alice Welch Cowles; educated in public and preparatory schools of Oberlin; entered Oberlin College, graduating in 1856; studied for the ministry, earning money for education by teaching; graduated from the Oberlin Theological Seminary in 1859; married, in 1859, to …

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Biographical Sketch of George Anderson Groot

Groot, George Anderson; attorney-at-law; born in Washington County, N. Y., Aug. 3, 1843; son of John Aaron and Eliza Jane (Heath) Groot; educated in district and common schools, attended Oberlin one term in 1860; attended school in Camden and Amherst in Lorain County, in 1864; received captain’s commission from the College again in 1865-1867; then …

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Caroline Elizabeth Todd Lyndon of Elyria OH

LYNDON, Caroline Elizabeth Todd8, (Russell W.7, Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 24, 1865, in Elyria, O., where she married June 29, 1892, Clarence Lyndon, also of Elyria, O., where they now (1912) reside. Children: I. Rex Everett, b. May 27, 1894, m. Oct. 28, 1916, Ruby Wilson, issue: (1) Rodney Alan, b. …

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Biography of Augustus G. Upton, A. M., D. D.

Although Dr. Upton has been a resident of Weiser for little more than three years he has been so closely and prominently connected with the educational and moral interests of the town during that time that no history of the community would be complete without the record of his career. It is a widely acknowledged …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Sumner Howe

Howe, Charles Sumner; college pres.; born, Nashua, N. H., Sept. 29, 1858; son of William R. and Susan D. Woods Howe; B. S., Massachusetts Agricultural College, and Boston University, 1878; post-graduate course, mathematics and physics, Johns Hopkins; Ph. D., University of Wooster, 1887; (Sc. D., Armour Institute Tech., Chicago, 1905; LL. D., Mt. Union College, …

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Biographical Sketch of Hudson E. Willard

Willard, Hudson E.; coal business; born, Cleveland, Oct. 18, 1860; son of Elliott Sherrill and Ruth Hudson Willard; educated, Cleveland schools, Brooks Military Academy, and Oberlin College; married, New Philadelphia, July 11, 1890, Edith Smith; issue, three children; business career, William Bingham & Co., wholesale hardware, six years; organized The New Philadelphia Pipe Works Co., …

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Biographical Sketch of John Danforth Nutting

Nutting, John Danforth; clergyman; born at Randolph, Vt., March 8, 1854; son of Rufus and Sarah H. Nutting; A. B., Wheaton (III.) College, 1878, A. M., 1881; graduate, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1885; married, Nannie Keith Miller, of Oberlin (class 1883), June 23, 1885 (died, 1886); 2d, Lillis R. Morley, of Mentor, O., (Ohio, 1887), Jan. …

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Caroline C. Todd Cunningham of Elyria OH

CUNNINGHAM, Caroline C. Todd7, (Marvin6, Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 2, 1824, in Martins-burgh, N. Y., died Sept. 3, 1907, married Sept. 18, 1850, Myron H. Cunningham, who was born Sept. 20, 1823, in Lancaster, Erie County, N. Y., he is now (1912) living in Elyria, Ohio. They celebrated their golden wedding anniversary …

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Biographical Sketch of Dan Freeman Bradley

Bradley, Dan Freeman; clergyman; born, Bangkok, Siam, March 17, 1857; son of Dan Beach and Sarah (Blachly) Bradley; educated, Oberlin College, 1882, Oberlin Theological Seminary, 1885, Oberlin Honorary Degree Doctor of Divinity, 1909; same degree, Cornell College, 1904; married, Oberlin, O., July 9, 1883, Lillian Jaques; three sons, Dwight J., Robert G., and Theodore Bradley; …

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