Commemorative Biographical Record of the Fox River Valley Counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Settled Families Volume 2

Commemorative Biographical Record of the Fox River Valley Counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, and of Many of the Early Settled Families 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. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...years of age our subject lived at home, assisting in the work of carrying on the farm, and attending the district schools during the winters. After the death of his mother he resided for two years with a brother, spending the winters in school as before. He then obtained employment in a sawmill, remaining ten years, and when he left was head sawyer, having worked upward through every branch of the business. In the spring of 1872 he took charge of the new Whitney mills at Seymour, Outagamie county, holding that position two years. He was next in the employ of the Fox River Iron Company for oneyear, and in the spring of 1874 began studying medicine with Dr. Tabor, of Stephensville. In the fall of the same year he entered Hahnemann Medical College, Chicago, from which excellent institution he was graduated in 1876. He opened an off-_ice in Black Creek, Outagamie county, and began practice, removing finally to Appleton in August, 1886. Dr. Kenyon was married in October, 1877, to Miss Frances Edgerton, a native of Ohio, daughter of Austin and Margaret Rowan (Wilkins) Edgerton, who were farmers. Of the three children born to Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon, Earl, a son of fourteen years, is the only one living, the others having died in infancy. The Doctor is a Republican in politics, and a member of the F. & A. M. and I. O. O. F. Lodges at Appleton. Both he and his wife hold membership in the Congregational Church. Outagamie county, was born June 19, 1840, in Latferde, and reared in Grossen-Berkel, Province of Hanover, Germany. His great-grandfather Cordes was a highly educated and greatly esteemed Lutheran minister, by the provisions of whose will his descendants were to receive benefit only after they had reached the age of fifty years. This proved...show more

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  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 640g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832280
  • 9781236832283