Biographical History Volume 1

Biographical History Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 edition. Excerpt: ...the carpenter's trade. In 1874 be located in Atchison county, Missouri, practically without means. The first eighty acres of his present farm he bought of N. O. Hopkins for $12 per acre--on crop payments. He now owns a splendidly improved farm of 160 acres, in section 16, township 66, range 41, 7 K miles southwest of Westboro. The residence is of the following dimensions: 18x40 ft., two stories, and 16x18 ft., 1% stories. The residence is situated in the midst of one of the most beautiful and well-kept lawns we have ever seen. In fact, Mr. Halliday formerly conducted a nursery on this farm, and has a most luxuriant orchard and tastefully kept ornamental and shade trees, shrubbery, flower garden, etc. Mr. Halliday also feeds stock successfully, marketing, annually, 0n an average, one to two car loads of fat cattle and one car load of fat hogs. ' In Athens county, Ohio, on Feb. 16, 1865, Mr. Halliday was united in marriage with Miss Sarah Reeves, daughter of David and Matilda Reeves. Of this union six children were born, five of whom are living, namely: David A., born May 21, 1866; Joseph Frederick, born Nov. 2, 1867; John Oliver, born Oct. 30, 1869; Hattie J., born Oct. 19, 1871; Robert Earl, born Sept. 11, 187 4; Olevia Inez, born Feb. 21, 1879. John O. died Dec. 19, 1899. Mr. Halliday is a member of the Masonic lodge at Tarkio. In politics he affiliates with the Democratic party. He was formerly a leader in the People's Party of the county, and represented the party in various conventions. In 1892 he was elected County Judge from the North District, which office he filled with honor to himself and to the satisfaction of his constituents. He has also served in the office of school director several terms. He is a veteran of the civil...show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 132g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831225
  • 9781236831224