Among the most prominent law offices in southern Massachusetts is one which by lineal succession has existed for nearly, if not quite, a hundred years, and in which three generations of the Clifford family have been represented. The members of the Clifford family who have been such important factors in this old and prominent law firm came of a distinguished ancestry. The late John H. Clifford was a direct descendant in the eighth generation from George Clifford, who came with his wife Elizabeth and son John from Arnold village and parish, Nottinghamshire, England, to Boston in 1644.
Location: Nottinghamshire England
James Humphrey, as lawyer, editor, judge and state official, firmly established his position throughout a period of half a century as one of the ablest and most popular citizens of Central Kansas. He was born in Nottinghamshire, England, March 8, 1833; came to New England in 1854, and during the succeeding three years was a resident of Fall River, Massachusetts. There he became interested in the Kansas agitation for free statehood and in April, 1857, reached Manhattan. His first employment in connection with the shrievalty was a good test of his pluck, and he so arose to the occasion that
GEORGE HORSEPOOL. Deceased. – Among the many pioneers who came to the county of Union while it was still unorganized, most of them passed to the western part of the state and but few stopped to locate in the Grande Ronde valley. Among the veryfirst ones who did settle here was the subject of this memorial. September, 1862, was the date of his arrival and he labored from that time until the day of his death in faithful business enterprise tomake a prosperous section and fit the land for the home of the men who now reside here. He did