Pike County MO

Biography of Rev. William Jackson Haydon

Rev. Haydon is the son of Jarvis and Harriet Ann (Mitchell) Haydon, and was born near Lynchburg, Virginia, June 8th, 1835. His father (Jarvis) was born in the same State, February 1st, 1797, and died there February 10th, 1852. His mother was a daughter of John Mitchell, and was born in Amherst county, Virginia, April …

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Biographical Sketch of Jonathan Ingram

Jonathan Ingram married Barbara Mennefee, of Virginia, and settled in Logan Co., Ky. Their children were Rhoda, Jonas, Samuel, Garrett, James, Anna, Polly, and Barsheba. Garrett married Nancy Hudson, and settled in Pike Co., Mo., in 1818. Their children were Polly, John, Barbara, Elizabeth, Jonathan, Samuel, Nancy, and Sally. Rhoda Ingram settled in Indiana, and …

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Biographical Sketch of Solomon Fisher

Solomon Fisher, of Virginia, married Mary A. Petty, by whom he had-Adam, George, William, John, Solomon, Jr., Eunice, Maxmillian, Parthena, Selemer, and Emmarilla. All of the family came on a keel-boat to Louisiana, Missouri. Adam married Dulcinea Powers, of Virginia, and settled in Pike County, in 1824. They had Mary A., Sally, William P., and …

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Biographical Sketch of Cornelius Mabrey

Cornelius Mabrey, of Pittsylvania Co., Va., was a. mill-wright by trade. He was married twice, but of his first wife and her children we have no account. His second wife was Polly Chaney, by whom he had Patsey, Pleasant, Letitia, Elizabeth, Polly, and Philip. Mr. Mabrey moved to middle Tennessee and lived there several years. …

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Biographical Sketch of Randall Alexander

Randall Alexander, breeder and shipper of Poland-China swine, Charleston; about ten years ago this gentleman, in company with S. M. Shepard, made his first start in the introduction and breeding of thorough-bred swine in Coles Co. After having experimented thoroughly with the various breeds of hogs, they became convinced that the Poland-China possessed all the …

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