Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin; Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, with Accompanying Biographies of Each; Engravings of Prominent Citizens of the Volume 1

Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin; Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, with Accompanying Biographies of Each; Engravings of Prominent Citizens of the 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. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...a resident of Bangor, Wisconsin; Morgan, who lives in Dakota, and one child that died in Wales. William E. Jones remained under the parental roof until he was twenty-five years of age, and then started out in life for himself; he engaged in agricultural pursuits, but did not locate on the farm which is now his home until 1862; he owns 160 acres of choice land, his residence being one mile east of West Salem; it is pleasantly situated, commanding a fine view of the valley, and presenting an attractive appearance from the railroad and the public highway. The barns and sheds are substantially built, and the entire place wears an air of thrift and prosperity. In 1861 Mr. Jones was united in marriage to Miss Mary Francis, a daughter of Daniel and Hannah Francis. They have two 'children living, Hannah and Hattie; the former is staying at home, and the latter is one of the teachers of the county, and has made an enviable reputation in the profession. The father and mother are members of the Congregational Church. ln his political opinions Mr. Jones adheres to the principles of the Republican party. Daniel and Hannah Francis had born to them ten children, seven of whom are living: Evan, Mrs. Jones, James, Rachel, now Mrs. McEldowney, Daniel, David, and Ruth, the wife of Harry Raymond. Daniel Francis, the father, died February 22, 1888, aged eighty-one years. He belonged to the Bap HARLES WEINGARTEN, one of the promising young business men of La Crosse county, resides in West Salem, where he is engaged in the jewelry trade. He was born in this county January 27, 1868, and is a son of Christopher and Dora (Hemker) Weingarten, natives of Germany. The father was a farmer by occupation and was a man of rare intelligence; he came to America shortly...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236801547
  • 9781236801548