Location: Montreal Canada

Biography of Samuel L. Burwash

Samuel L. Burwash. It was more than half a century ago, when he was a small boy, that Samuel L. Burwash first knew Champaign County. He was identified during his active career with the agricultural element. It is in agriculture that Champaign County has found its greatest prosperity during this period. Mr. Burwash was not an unimportant factor in that development. He prospered as did all the other progressive farmers of his time, and in recent years has enjoyed the fruits of his earlier toil and is now living comfortably in Champaign. He was born in Eastern Canada, near Montreal,

Biography of James A. Wilson

James A. Wilson.One of the richest oil land districts of Kansas is the territory lying in the vicinity of El Dorado, the county seat of Butler County. Among its citizens who have become prominent factors in oil production is James A. Wilson. All through this locality rich strikes have been made, and one of the best was on the land owned by Mr. Wilson, just 1 1/2 miles north of El Dorado. This copious pool was the third one developed and had become famous as the Derby-Wilson lease of 480 acres. Mr. Wilson had twenty-one producing oil wells on the

Biography of George W. B. Beverley, M. D.

George W. B. Beverley, M. D. A resident physician and surgeon at Alma since 1903, Doctor Beverley is an Englishman by birth and secured his early training and his professional qualifications in some of the best schools of that country. His birth occurred in the county or shire of Hereford, England, August 27, 1872. He was christened George William Bertram Beverley. His father, Addison Beverley, spent his life as an English farmer and stock man. He was born in Yorkshire in 1840 and died in Somersetshire in March, 1916. He became widely known as a breeder and raiser of the

Biographical Sketch of Albert E. Powell

Powell, Albert E.; attorney-at-law; born, Montreal Can., Nov. 9, 1874; son of Lewis T. and Mary Lyndon Powell; educated Western Reserve University (LL. B., 1899); attended Harvard Law School, 1899-1900; began practice in Cleveland in the fall of 1900; formerly in partnership with Martin A. Foran and A. J. Pierson; both are now judges of the Common Pleas Court of Cuyahoga County; is now practicing alone; member Harvard Club, Masonic Order, and Royal Arcanum, and Tippecanoe Club.

Barber, Mary Anna McFetridge Mrs. – Obituary

Enterprise, Wallowa County, Oregon Mary Anna Barber was killed in a two-car accident north of Montreal, Canada on snow-covered roads Saturday, May 26. She was born at Enterprise on October 1, 1940, daughter of Wayne and Irene McFetridge. Mary Anna graduated from Enterprise High School and was married to David Barber, also an Enterprise resident, in 1958. She is survived by her husband, Dave Barber, who is in serious condition in a hospital in Canada; her parents, of Enterprise; one son, Kent Barber, of Auburn, Washington; three daughters, Keri Aspelund of Seattle, Kelly Larsen of Seattle, and Kay Barber who

Tobin, Albina Mary – Obituary

Albina Mary (Payette) Tobin Enterprise, Oregon Albina Mary Payette was born in Montreal, Canada in 1876 and was 42 years of age. She was married to Richard Tobin, Nov. 12, 1893, in the city of Centerville, Washington. Her death occurred at her home in Enterprise on Friday, Nov. 29th, 1918. Mr. And Mrs. Tobin came to Enterprise on October 8th, 1918, and have since made their home here. Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery. Father J.P. Stack officiating. The deceased leaves to mourn her death six children, four sisters and one brother besides the husband. Death was due to

Biographical Sketch of Rev. Father Crowe

Rev. Father Crowe, Pastor of the Catholic Church, Mattoon; was born in Oswego, N. Y., Sept. 19, 1851; his early life was passed in the public schools of his native city; here he completed a full course of instruction, passing regularly through the high school and normal department; at about the age of 18 years, he engaged in the profession of teaching, and was a member of the Faculty in the College at Tutopolis, and, at a later date, in that at Ruma, Ill.; having for some time directed his thoughts in the channel of the legal profession, and, at

Biography of Lewis Balch, M. D., PH. D.

LEWIS BALCH, M. D., PH. D. ONE of the physicians and surgeons of Albany, whose professional assistance has been sought often in consultation through the state, is Dr. Lewis Balch. He was born in the city of New York, corner of Great Jones street and Second Avenue, on the 7th day of July, 1847. Ancestry on both sides is a notable one. It is of English and French origin. Several of his ancestors have rendered no small service in this country in civil and ecclesiastical matters. He is the oldest son of the Rev. Lewis P. W. Balch, D. D.,

Ononchataronon Tribe

Ononchataronon Indians, Ononchataronon Nation, Ononchataronon First Nation, Ononchataronon People (Huron name). An Algonkin tribe or band that occupied the district near Montreal, Canada, between St Lawrence and Ottawa rivers, and wintered near the Hurons. In 1642 they were but a remnant. They claimed to have been the original occupants of Montreal Island and of a large territory on both sides of the St Lawrence. They said they had been conquered and dispersed by Hurons, who were then their enemies, and that the survivors of the war had taken refuge with the Abnaki or the Iroquois or had joined the Hurons. Hochelaga, the