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Biographical Sketch of William Franklin Woolston

William Franklin, son of John A. Woolston, was born at Victor, December 31, 1864. In his boyhood he worked on his father’s farm and attended the district schools of his native town and Canandaigua. He began to study the veterinarian’s profession in the Toronto Veterinary College, but afterward entered the American Veterinary College of New …

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Biography of John Klopfer

John Klopfer, of Freidabach in the kingdom of Wurtemburg, Germany, was a cooper by trade and plied his calling at a time when Central Europe was practically demoralized by the Napoleonic wars. He had a son, John Michael, born in Freidabach, July 26, 1823, who adopted his father’s calling. In Germany the cooper’s trade is …

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Biographical Sketch of Gustave Fredeman Klube

On June 11, 1845, Gustave Fredeman Klube, of Oldeshaven, in the German principality of Sondershausen, and Maria Ernstina Voight, of Schwarzburg, same principality, were united in marriage. Gustave F. Klube was born in Oldeshaven, August ii, 1815, and Maria E. Voight was born in Schwarzhurg, Sondershausen, March 19, 1822. They departed from Oldeshaven at twelve …

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Biographical Sketch of George Lee

George, son of John Lee, was born about 1745. He lived in Berkley, formerly part of Taunton, and was a soldier from Taunton, in the revolution. He was mustered into the continental army, April 9, 1778, for three years. Among his children was George, mentioned elsewhere.

Biography of Robert Titus

Robert Titus, the immigrant ancestor of those of the name hereafter mentioned, was born in 1600, probably in St. Catherines Parish, near Stansted Abbotts, Hertfordshire, England. He sailed from London, April 3, 1635, and the following entry relative to his migration is to be found in the passenger lists preserved in the public record office, …

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