FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.
Staley, Cady; engineer; born, Minaville, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1840; son of Harmanus and Eveline (Darrow) Staley; A. B., Union College, 1865; C. E., 1866; Ph. D., 1874 (LL. D., 1888, Ohio Wesleyan, 1888); married Kate Holcomb, of Waterford, N. Y., Dec. 23, 1869; one of the engineers in building the Central Pacific R. R.; prof. civil engineering, 1868-1886; dean of faculty, 1876-1886, Union College; pres. Case School Applied Science, Cleveland, 1886-1902; traveling member American Society Civil Engineers. Author: The Separate System of Sewerage (with G. S. Pierson).
One of the promising young members of the legal profession in Oklahoma is Floyd E. Staley, junior member of the firm of Miles & Staley at Checotah. He was born in Ottawa, Kansas, on the 17th of October, 1895, a son of William and Grace (Anderson) Staley, the former a native of Missouri and the latter of Kansas. William Staley engaged in farming in the latter state until 1909, when he came to Oklahoma and located in Checotah. Here he established a grain business; in the conduct of which he was active until 1921, when he disposed of that business.
Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.