These biographies are of men prominent in the building of western Nebraska. These men settled in Cheyenne, Box Butte, Deuel, Garden, Sioux, Kimball, Morrill, Sheridan, Scotts Bluff, Banner, and Dawes counties. A group of counties often called the panhandle of Nebraska. The History Of Western Nebraska & It’s People is a trustworthy history of the days of exploration and discovery, of the pioneer sacrifices and settlements, of the life and organization of the territory of Nebraska, of the first fifty years of statehood and progress, and of the place Nebraska holds in the scale of character and civilization. In the
Hiram Charlton took on the publication of the Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont for Lewis Publishing. In it, he enlisted the assistance of living residents of the state in providing biographical and genealogical details about their family, and then he published all 1104 family histories in two distinct volumes.
GILLETTE, Idella May Todd8, (Eleazer7, Levi6, Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Aug. 11, 1869, in Sugar Grove, Ill., married in Geneva, Ill, Oct. 5, 1892, Arthur Lewis Gillette, who was born Sept. 27, 1857, in Sugar Grove, Ill., died in Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 4, 1905. Child: I. Lewis Todd, b. May 20, 1902, in Aurora, Ill.
John Gillette, a well known lawyer of Canandaigua, Ontario county, New York, is one of that class of citizens, who, undemonstrative and unassuming, nevertheless form the character and mold the society of the community in which they live, by their force of character and honorable and unremitting efforts for advancement and improvement in every direction. He is the son of John Gillette and Margret Eaton. John Gillette was at one time a farmer, a native of Kinderhook, New York, who lived for a time in Albany, New York, and removed to Wayne county, New York, about the time of the
John Gillette (2) was born in Palmyra, Wayne county, New York, November 18, 1838. He was a student at the Palmyra Classical School, from which he was graduated, and then commenced the reading of law in the office and under the preceptorship of judge McLouth, of Palmyra, being admitted to the bar in June, 1864. He removed to Canandaigua in the fall of the same year, and immediately opened an office and established himself in the practice of the profession, with which he has been successfully identified to the present time. His political affiliations have always been with the Republican