Original images, and index, of Thomas B. Yarbrough’s store ledger which he kept while conducting business in Honey Grove, Texas. Volume 1 covers the years of 1 Jan 1883-Jul 1884.
The full manuscript contains a condensed history of the state of Iowa, a number of biographies of distinguished citizens of the state of Iowa, a descriptive history of Story county and 229 selected biographical sketches of the citizens of Story County, Iowa.
Luedders’ historical and pictorial city directory of Angola, Indiana for the year 1923, containing an historical compilation of items of local interest, a complete canvass of names in the city, which includes every member of the family, college students, families on rural lines, directory of officers of county, city, lodges, churches, societies, a directory of streets, and a classified business directory.
Burkhart, Harry; florist; born, Cleveland, Oct. 9, 1885; son of Fred and Katherine Weber Burkhart; educated, public schools; married, Cleveland, 1909, Mary Wilhelm; two children; with The Westinghouse Co. in 1904, as moulder and coremaker; has been in the florist business one year; pres. and treas. The Burkhart Bro.’s Co.; designer and decorator; member Modern Woodmen, and Florist Club, and Holy Name Church. Recreation: Hunting.
Mr. R. S. Burkhart departed this life on last Sunday, the 28th of October. He was one of the pioneer settlers of this county. He crossed the plains in 1846 and in the fall of that year took up his donation land claim four miles of this place. He was born in East Tennessee in 1817. He raised a large family, all of whom are honored and respected citizens of this county. Mr. Burkhart was noted for his industrious and temperate habits, for his integrity and fair dealing and by economy and good management he succeeded in accumulating a fine
Mary Scott Burkhart was born near St. Clairsville, Ohio, August 16, 1834, and died, at her home near Lebanon, on Sunday, April 4, 1897, aged 62 years, 7 months and 18 days. At an early age she removed with her parents to Iowa, where she lived until her marriage with R. S. Burkhart, which occurred in 1864. Soon after this she came with her husband to Oregon, and located near Spicer, in this county, where she resided for 12 years, and then removed to the place now occupied by the family, at the foot of Peterson’s Butte, where she has
The funeral of Jonathan Burkhart, 75, who was born four miles from Lebanon in 1851, was held in the Presbyterian Church Thursday afternoon. Rev. W. E. Baskerville, pastor, preached the sermon and members of the choir sang. The services at the cemetery were conducted by the Masons of which order Mr. Burkhart had been a member for more than 50 years. D. P. Mason, of Albany led the services and J. K. Weatherford, also of Albany, in a short address gave a eulogy of his friend. There was a large attendance. Mr. Burkhart is survived by his widow and three