The Bacon Family Genealogy descends the Bacon family tree through the children of Ralph Bacon, 2nd. Ralph was born in New York State abt the year 1777. At the age of 17, about the year 1794, he traveled to Painesville Ohio. Eventually acquiring some land there, he would marry Mary Jourden in 1801. In 1820 he moved his family to Crawford County, Ohio, owning houses and land in the townships of Liberty and Whetstone. His wife died 5 Oct 1845, he died 15 Jun 1849. This union would produce 13 offspring, twelve of whom would marry and raise families of their own. This Bacon Family Genealogy is their story.
Location: Painesville Ohio
The history of a state as well as that of a nation is chiefly a chronicle of the lives and deeds of those who have conferred honor and dignity upon society. The world judges the character of a community by those of its representative citizens, and yields its tributes of admiration and respect for the genius or learning or virtues of those whose works and actions constitute the record of a state’s prosperity and pride. Among the distinguished citizens of Idaho is Judge Joseph Waldo Huston, of Boise, who holds distinctive precedence as an eminent lawyer and jurist, as a
Holding marked prestige among the prominent members of the Idaho bar is Francis Edward Ensign, who is now engaged in the practice of the legal profession in Hailey. There are few-men whose lives are crowned with the honor and respect which is uniformly accorded him; but through forty-five years” connection with the west his has been an unblemished career. With him success in life has been reached by sterling qualities of mind and a heart true to every manly principle. In his varied business interests his reputation has been unassailable and in offices of public trust he has displayed a
Bomgardner, Joseph; mfr.; born, Wilmot, O., 1855; son of B. F. and Harriet Putnam Bomgardner; educated, grade school, Winfield, O., Commercial School, Painesville, O., Literary Course Mount Union College, Alliance, O.; married, Winfield, O., Oct. 24, 1878, Kizzie Olis; 4 children; no military record, and takes very little interest in politics; worked on his fathers’ farm until he was 21; salesman on the road for 30 years; in the meantime, in-vented a number of patent articles and is now engaged in the manufacture of a number of them; namely, elevators, invalid chairs, and beds, etc.; member advisory board, Colonial Savings
Cody, Henry Bissell; real estate; born, Painesville, O., Oct. 12, 1866; son of Lindus and Sarah Amelia Farnsworth Cody; educated, Central High School and Western Reserve University, 1891, A. B.; married, Cleveland, Feb. 26, 1895, Alma C. Canfield; one son, Louis Faucher Cody; pres. 1st Cleveland School Board; pres. Union Woodhill Realty Co.; treas. Woodhill and E. Boulevard Realty Co.; trustee Woman’s Hospital Ass’n, of Cleveland; member civic committee, Federated Churches; member Delta Tau, and Delta Upsilon College Fraternities; Chamber of Commerce and Euclid Club; owner and operator 28 allotments in and about Cleveland.
Knox, William; architect; born, Glasgow, Scotland, Jan. 20, 1858; son of Thomas and Margaret Neilson Knox; studied in the Free Church Seminary, in Glasgow, special course in architecture in Glasgow and Edinburgh; married, Painesville, O., June 21, 1891, Miss Agnes Julia Child; issue, three children, Carlos C., Beulah G., and M. Neilson; business career, successor to Mr. Aitken, in the firm of Moffett & Aitken, in Edinburgh; in 1886, left Scotland to travel; applied for and secured position with Burnham & Root, architects, of Chicago, Ill.; later office mgr. for Henry Ives Cobb, eminent architect; came to Cleveland in 1893;
Jerome, Frank J.; lawyer; born, Painesville, O., Nov. 3, 1855; son of Joseph and Susan C. Foster Jerome; educated, Painesville public schools and Ann Arbor Law School; married, Painesville, O., Sept. 10, 1884, Lucy E. Dingley; one son, Frank Jay Jerome; admitted to the bar in 1877; practiced in Painesville until 1893, most of the time in the firm of Burrows & Jerome; entered the law dept. of The Lake Shore & Michigan Southern R. R. Co., at Cleveland, June 1, 1893; appointed general attorney for that road in 1901 and general counsel in 1912; general counsel L. S. &
Lowe, John C.; umbrella manufacturer; born, Cleveland, Feb. 5, 1865; son of Frederick and Margaret Wittig Lowe; educated, Cleveland public schools, married, Painesville, Sept. 30, 1891, Bertha A. Taft; issue, John Raymond, born Oct. 22, 1892; Helen Margaret, born Nov. 25, 1894; Harold, born Aug. 4, 1897; Ward Russell, born Jan. 19, 1900; started in business March 10, 1890; pres. and treas. The John C. Lowe Co.; pres. and treas. Edward W. Alexander Co.; pres. The Heights Realty Co.; pres. The Boulevard Land Co.; pres. the American Realty Co., and treas. The Best Realty Co.; trustee Epworth Memorial Methodist Church;
WILSON, George Henry; dentist; born, Painesville, O., March 3, 1855; son of Dr. David C. and Marion (Flanders) Wilson; educated, High School, Painesville, D. D. S., University of Michigan, 1878; married Kittie, daughter of Rev. Lathrop Cooley, of Cleverland, Jan. 1, 1880; practiced dentistry, Painesville, 1878-1891, Cleveland, 1891; prof. clinical prosthetic dentistry, Cleveland University of Medicine and Surgery, 1891-1892; prof. prosthetic dentistry and metallurgy, Western Reserve University, 1892-1904; an editor Dentist’s Magazine, 1906-1909; member National Dental Ass’n; 1st pres., Cleveland Dental Library Ass’n; pres. Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n, 1887; Ohio State Dental Ass’n, 1893; Cleveland Dental Society, 1897; member Delta
Wilson, Harris R. C.Dr.; D. D. S.; born, Painesville, O., Sept. 7, 1881; son of George H. and Kittle Cooley Wilson; educated, Painesville and Cleveland graded schools, Western Reserve Academy at Hudson, Hiram College, Western Reserve University Dental School; married, Ravenna, June 20, 1908, Mabel Rogers; issue, Kathryn, Roger, Georgetta; member National Dental Ass’n, Ohio State Dental Society, Cleveland Dental Society, Northern Ohio Dental Ass’n; recording sec’y Cleveland Dental Society, 1913; member Clifton Club.