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Biography of Bethina Angelina Owens-Adair

MRS. DR. OWENS-ADAIR. – Berthina Angelina, the second daughter of Thomas and Sarah Owens, was born February 7,1840, in Van Buren county, Missouri. She saw her fourth birthday in her father’s Western home on Clatsop Plains, Clatsop county, Oregon, her parents having made the then dangerous and tedious journey across the then dangerous and tedious …

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Biographical Sketch of John Paul Liechti

Liechti, John Paul; accountant; born, Aaram, Switzerland, April 19, 1864; son of Leo and Carolyn Strebel Liechti; educated, Aaram, Switzerland, graded high school and preparatory college or university school; made rapid progress in studies and graduated at fourteen and a half years of age, from second year University school; married, Wheeling, West Virginia, Jan. 15, …

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How Various Tribes Were Blended Together to Form the Swiss Nation*

“East Switzerland was never so thoroughly recognized and subdued as the western part. Hence, when the Teutonic or German tribes succeeded at last in settling in the country, the power of Rome died out, the Allemanni in the north­east entirely absorbed the Celts who lived there, and who had but little power of resistance, and …

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