SOULE (New Bedford family). The family bearing this name at New Bedford, Mass., is a branch of the Old Plymouth family, descending from George Soule, one of the “Mayflower” Pilgrims and a signer of the compact in 1620. The present head of the family is the Hon. Rufus Albertson Soule, citizen soldier, now collector of the port of New Bedford, who for many years has been a conspicuous figure in the business and political life of that place, a public servant of high and honorable service, one who as man, citizen and neighbor enjoys that popularity that comes to but few.
The Harris family here briefly considered — that of some of the descendants of the late Deacon and Hon. William Harris, of East Bridgewater, who for a quarter of a century was town clerk, for several years town treasurer, and a representative in the Massachusetts General Court — is one of the ancient and honorable families of the Bridgewaters. Deacon Harris’s son, the late Hon. Benjamin Winslow Harris, lawyer, statesman and judge through nearly sixty years, had a long, useful and honored public career; and his son, Hon. Robert Orr Harris, has for thirty years held a high place at
The Mt. Olive Baptist Church Cemetery is located about halfway (approx. 7 miles each way) between Chandlerville and Oakford, Illinois. It is located at the intersection of the Chandlerville-Oakford Road and Pontiac Road. Look for Mt. Olive Baptist Church. This is a transcription of the cemetery.
Corpl., Co. G, 30th Div., 119th Inf. Son of J. A. and Lillie B. Rickard, of Rowan County. Entered service Sept. 18, 1917, at Salisbury, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson; transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C.; overseas to Calais, France, May 28, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, between Ypres and Cambrai Hill, Bellicourt, France. Wounded at Bellicourt Sept. 29, 1918. Nature of wound, bullet wound. Sent to General Hospital No. 73, from there to American Hospital No. 41, at Winchester, Eng. Landed in the USA April 2nd, at Charleston, S. C. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, April 9, 1919. Was