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History of Minneapolis and Hennepin County, Minnesota

The aim of this history is to embody in a permanent form, the leading incidents in the history of Minneapolis from its earliest settlement to the present. The main facts and incidents narrated herein, have been mostly obtained from living witnesses of and participants in the same. It is rarely that this can be said …

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French Genealogy of Fall River Massachusetts

The Fall River French family here considered springs from the early Rehoboth family of the name, and it, as will be observed further on, according to Savage, perhaps from the Dorchester family. John French, the head of the Dorchester family and the immigrant ancestor, was a native of England, born in 1612. He had land granted him at what became Braintree for five heads Feb. 24, 1639-40. He was admitted to the church in the adjoining town of Dorchester, Jan. 27, 1642, and the births of his first two children are recorded in Dorchester. He became a freeman May 29, 1639. He was active and prominent among the early settlers. His son John was born Feb. 28, 1641.

The Descendants of Franklin Mary Noyes Rowe of Humboldt County, Iowa

Franklin Rowe, son of Lucy Stillwell and Lucian Rowe, was born in Onondaga County, New York, possibly at Manlius as his parents were married there March 16, 1826. Franklin was the youngest and eighth child, born December 30, 1836. He was the grandson of Ebenezer and Mary Rowe, his grandfather was born in 1772 and died February 16, 1828 and is buried in Christ Church cemetery at Manlius, New York, his name is in the 1820 census but not in that of 1810 so he must have come to Onondaga County between those dates but diligent search has not been rewarded with further information regarding the lineage of Franklin Rowe. He had the following brothers and sisters, whose names may not be given in order of birth: Elihu, Thaddeus, Charlotte, Caroline, Mary, Martha, and Lucy.

Hutchinson Family of Norwich Vermont

Hutchinson is an old and numerous family in Norwich, as well as in other parts of the country. They were among the early settlers of Massachusetts and were in Lynn and Salem in that colony as early as 1628, or 1629. A descendant of these early colonists, named Abijah, who was a tailor, removed from …

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Biographical Sketch of Egbert Nelson Fairchild

Fairchild, Egbert Nelson; flour mfgr.; born, Peekskill, N. Y., Sept. 28, 1868; son of Egbert Henry and Mary Seymour Fairchild; public school education; married, Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1893, Gertrude A. Kenny; two daughters Catherine and Mary; in flour milling business twenty-seven years; becoming pres. of the Cleveland Milling Co. in 1910; before that …

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Biographical Sketch of Charles Emerson Burton

Burton, Charles Emerson; clergyman; born, Iowa, March 19, 1869; son of John Henry and Jane A. Simons Burton; educated, Carleton College, A. B., 1895, M. A., 1898, Chicago Theological Seminary, King; issue,B. D., 1898, Carleton College, D. D., 1911; married; Menoken, N. D., Oct. 17, 1898, Cora Viola Dorothy Viola, Lyndon David, Malcolm King and …

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Biographical Sketch of Fred Howard Chapin

Chapin, Fred Howard; face brick mfg.; born, Iowa, April 11, 1875; son of Fred Wallace and Eliza Pauly Chapin; grammar and high school education in Clarksville, Ia., Highland Park Normal, Des Moines, Ia., University of Minnesota; married, Minneapolis, Minn., June 7, 1899, Helen N. Lakue; leaving college in 1894, was asst. city clerk of city …

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Biography of J. H. McMorrow

Coming to Bartlesville in 1965, J. H. McMorrow has since been actively and prominently identified with the commercial development of the town and as secretary and treasurer of the Rood Oil Company he has contributed substantially to the attainment of the success which has attended the activities of that corporation. He was born in Cohoes, …

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Edith Cornelia Todd Jones of Hill City SD

JONES, Edith Cornelia Todd9, (George W.8, George T.7, Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Oct. 20, 1879, married Sept. 6, 1904, Harold Lewis Jones, at Hill City, So. Dak. She graduated from University of Minnesota. Children: I. Marian Margaret, b. March 26, 1906, in Hill City, So. Dak. II. Francis Boardman, b. June 12, …

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Alice Corolie Todd Macculloch of Los Angeles CA

MACCULLOCH, Alice Corolie Todd9, (George W.8, George T.7, Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 16, 1881, married March 6, 1907, Murray Mac-Culloch. She attended the High School at Minneapolis, Minn., but did not graduate; later went to Los Angeles, Calif., and trained to be a graduate nurse. Child: I. Cameron Buccleuch, b. June …

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Charlotte Rachel Todd Deane of Minneapolis MN

DEANE, Charlotte Rachel Todd8, (George T.7, Eli6, Jonah5, Abraham4, Jonah3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 13, 1855, married Sept. 25, 1889, Daniel P. Deane, who was born Nov. 23, 1842, died Oct. 21, 1913. At one time she taught school in Fond du Lac, Wis. and Minneapolis, Minn. Children: I. Elizabeth Dorothea, b. Jan. 20, 1891, …

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