Edwin Ruthven Heath, a prominent physician and specialist of Kansas City, Kansas, had a record among Kansas citizens that is unique. As a boy he knew the terrors, excitements and thrilling incidents of life in California following the discovery of gold in ’49. As a traveler both in North and South America he had contributed a part of the world’s knowledge of geography, peoples and science. He spent twelve years in South America, practiced medicine in remote construction camps and among wild and semi-barbarous tribes, and he helped build some of the pioneer railways of that continent. To as great
Location: Wayne County NY
C. F. Lutes. The largest hand glass plant west of the Mississippi River is that of the Fredonia Window Glass Company, located at Fredonia, Kansas. The president and general manager of this enterprise, C. F. Lutes, had been connected with the glass industry ever since entering upon his career, and is a man of experience, resource and energy, who, since coming to Kansas in 1904, had occupied a position of importance among the business men of Fredonia. The success of the company with which he is identified, and its allied interests at Caney, Kansas and Okmulgee, Oklahoma, must be accredited
Asahel Todd7, (Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 5, 1787, died Jan. 12, 1871, married first, May 3, 1812, Mary Ann Fitch, who was born in 1794, died May 13, 1814. Married second, July 20, 1814, Philane Long, who was born March 7, 1793. He was a physician and lived in Pultneyville, N. Y. Child by Mary Ann Fitch: *1331. Mary Ann, b. March 24, 1813. Children by Philane Long: *1332. Albert S., b. May 10, 1815. *1333. Rexaville, b. April 2, 1817. *1334. Angeline, b. March 5, 1819. 1335. Libanus M., b. March 13, 1821, d. May
Albert S. Todd8, (Asahel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born May 10, 1815, died Nov. 13, 1878, in Pultneyville, N. Y., he was married twice, first, March 28, 1840, Almira G. Campbell, who was born in 1814, died 1844. He married second, Nov. 1, 1848, Delia A. Vosburgh, who was born 1829. Children: 2040. Albert V., b. Aug. 9, 1849, d. March 20, 1873. 2041. Mary A., b. Oct. 31, 1851, unmarried.
Frederick Sweeting Todd9, (William H.8, Asahel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born June 29, 1865, in Williamson, Wayne County, N. Y., married in Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 6, 1903, Lydia Strong Kenyon. Children: 2629. Harriet Kenyon, b. Aug. 18, 1904. 2630. Frederick Sweeting, b. April 23, 1907. 2631. Clarissa R., b. June 22, 1908. 2632. William Rinoldo, b. Aug. 25, 1910.
Bethel Todd9, (Edwin H.8, Bethel7, Jehiel6, Stephen5, Stephen4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born April 28, 1858, in Poultneyville, N. Y., died March 13, 1912, in Buffalo, N. Y., married March 15, 1882, Ella S. Cochran, of Onondaga, Mich. He went with his parents from Poultneyville, N. Y., to Port Dalhousie, Ont., Canada, where his father started in the hotel business. At the age of about 15, Mr. Todd obtained employment on a vessel plying on the great lakes, determined to be a sailor, which occupation he followed until his marriage. During the winter of 1881-82 he went to Onondaga, Mich., to
Samuel Theodore Howe. Beginning in 1871, when he was appointed to a township office in Marion County, Samuel T. Howe had been engaged in the discharge of duties connected with some public and official positions practically without interruption to the present time. He first attained state wide prominence in the early ’80s when he was elected state treasurer. He had also been state railroad commissioner, and for the past ten years had been the senior commissioner of the tax commission of Kansas. He was born July 23, 1848, at Savannah, Wayne County, New York, but was reared and educated at
Isaac Newton Hoag, a prominent citizen of Redlands, was born in Macedon, Wayne County, New York, March 3, 1822. His paternal ancestors belonged to the Society of Friends for generations back, and had uniformly been farmers. He lived and worked on a farm until he was eighteen years of age and had the advantages of a very primitive common school education. His father died when he was eighteen years of age, and one year later the Macedon Academy was organized, and Isaac was one of the first students at this institution. From this time until 1849 he taught school winters
R. J. A. Mack, of Redlands, is a native of Syracuse, New York, born June 24, 1842. He received his education in the schools of Syracuse and Fulton, New York, and commenced the study of medicine with Dr. Townsend, of Syracuse; he also attended and graduated at the college at Geneva. He began practice at Syracuse, afterward continuing at Rochester, and later at Lyons, New York. Thence he removed to Chicago, where he attended Bennett Medical College (Eclectic), graduating in 1876. He practiced in Chicago until 1886, when he removed to California, and on the 9th of November of that
Charles Danford Bean, attorney and counselor at law in Geneva, Ontario county, New York, is a member of a family that has been domiciled in New York state for several generations, and their history and that of the family seat is a more than usually interesting one. Maple Hill, the homestead, derives its name from the thickly-wooded land upon which the house stands, and has many historic associations. The mansion was originally erected in 1834. and was at that time a twostory structure; successive owners added wings and rebuilt and remodeled the house, which has sheltered and extended hospitality to