Monroe County NY

Biographical Sketch of Abel C. Wilder

Abel C. Wilder, prominent in the free-soil movements of Kansas Territory, in the establishment of the republican party within its limits and the founding of the commonwealth, was born at Mendon, Massachusetts, March 18, 1828. With little book learning, he early became identified with business at Rochester, New York, and did much to found its …

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Biography of George Haden Thompson

GEORGE HADEN THOMPSON is a thoroughgoing, wide-awake citizen of Shannon County, Missouri, and no doubt inherits much of his industry and perseverance from his Scotch ancestors. His parents were Robert and Susan (Carson) Thompson. Before reaching his twenty-first year Robert Thompson came to America and located in Canada. Previous to leaving Scotland he had married …

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Biography of Thomas E. Sheard

Thomas E. Sheard. There are no business men who, outside the medical and dental professions, come into such close, personal contact with their fellows as do barbers, and often their delicate ministrations are just as comforting and beneficial. A long course of careful training is necessary to bring about deftness of hand and quickness of …

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Biographical Sketch of Gottlob Fetzer

Fetzer, Gottlob; clergyman, editor; born at Cleveland, July 30, 1861; son of Andrew and Mary A. Fetzer: educated, German-American Academy, Rochester, N. Y.; graduated Rochester TheoIogical Seminary, 1889; married, Bertha L. Huselhuhn, of Cleveland, Nov. 28, 1889; ordained German Baptist minister, 1889; pastor Erin Avenue Church, Cleveland, 1889-1890: Berlin, Ont., 1890-1897; Second Church, New York, …

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Biographical Sketch of William Henry Garlock

Garlock, William Henry; laundryman; born, North Greece, N. Y., Aug. 13, 1842; son of Elisha and Lucy Wilkinson Garlock; educated, common schools and Falley Seminary, Fulton, N. Y.; married, Fulton, N. Y., Florence Adell Ingell; Republican; spent seven winters teaching district school; engaged in men’s furnishing business 1873; started in the laundry business, 1880; pres. …

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Biographical Sketch of Truman Monroe Swetland

Swetland, Truman Monroe; real estate; born, Middlefield, N. Y., Feb. 20, 1848; son of Eli and Sophia McGregory Swetland; educated, public schools; married, Rochester, Nov. 30, 1871, Carrie Raymond Hamilton; issue, four sons; instrumental in organizing a company for the erection of several large office buildings in Cleveland; treas. and gen. mgr. The Park Investment …

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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, …

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