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 2

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 2

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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: ...Miss Martha R. Hammond, daughter of Elias and Jane (Clark) Hammond, of Garland, Maine, and they have had six children, namely: Frank O., now a practical bookkeeper, who, June 3, 1891, married Alice M. Symons, daughter of Alderman Symons, president of the City Council; and he is a graduate of the commercial college under the late Professor Wallace. The next child is Eugene H., now clerking in the railroad ofiice of the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Railway. The remaining children are Emma 15., Hattie M., Abby M. and Edith M. Both parents and the three eldest children are members of the First Baptist Church. Mr. Chamberlain is also a member of the Grand Army of the Republic and the Union Veteran League. best elements of the business portion of the community; he is now in feeble health, having reached the advanced age of eightynine years; his wife died in 1887. To them were born twelve children, nine sons and three daughters: Charles, a blacksmith by trade, died from the effects of a kick received from a fractious horse that he was shoeing; Matilda, John, Frank, deceased; George, Louis, Joseph, Isaiah, Timothy, Julia, Valory and Emma. Mr. Chamberlain comes from a family of New England stock. Nathaniel Chamberlain, born in Dudley, Massachusetts, May 19, 1786, the grandfather of Ervin W., was a noted man for his time among the earliest settlers. He built the first house in Dover, Maine; was a very prominent mechanic, being a master hand in wood and iron. He died in 1866, aged eighty years; and his wife, whose maiden name was Martha Streeter, died some years before. Their family consisted of Timothy H., Chester, Caroline, Anna, Martha, Ruth and Nathaniel. Mr. Chamberlain's mother's father, Samuel Went worth, was a farmer of...show more

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  • Paperback | 238 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 431g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236799763
  • 9781236799760