A genealogy of the Lake family of Great Egg Harbour in Old Gloucester County in New Jersey : descended from John Lade of Gravesend, Long Island; with notes on the Gravesend and Staten Island branches of the family. This volume of nearly 400 pages includes a coat-of-arms in colors, two charts, and nearly fifty full page illustrations – portraits, old homes, samplers, etc. The coat-of-arms shown in the frontspiece is an unusually good example of the heraldic art!
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.
Hickok, Julius S., Vergennes, was born in New Haven, Vt., in 1841, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in 1865, where he engaged in the retail drug business until 1872, when he sold out and engaged in coal, and general insurance, a business in which he is now engaged. He was married in 1866 to Mary D. Willard, of Vergennes, Vt. They have had three children — Henry H., Lizzie D., and Nellie W. Mary D. Willard was a daughter of Hosea and Betsey (Benton) Willard. Hosea Willard was born in Woodstock, Vt., in 1806, and settled in Vergennes, Vt., in
La Grande, Union County, Oregon Geo. C. Hickok, formerly in the hardware business in La Grande and well known to many here, died of pneumonia Nov. 20, at Sumpter. He leaves a wife and five children who are provided for by $1,500 life insurance. Mr. Hockok was a personal friend of the editor and his death will be regretted by a large. (Rest of obituary cut off) Cove Ledger Thursday December 1, 1898