Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania Volume 2

Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs of Chester and Delaware Counties, Pennsylvania 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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...country, enlisting in the One Htmdred and Twentyfourth Volunteer Pennsylvania Regiment, which was under the command of Colonel Alex McClure. in 1863. His regiment was not called to the front but served on picket duty at Gettysburg. and the same year of his enlistment he received an honorable discharge from the service of the United States. Mr. Scatchard is a Republican in politics. and has served his township in the capacity of judge, supervisor, school director and auditor. He is a member of the Masonic Order of Pottstown, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Knights of the Golden Eagle.. In 1863 was solemnized the marriage of John Scatchard and Lydia Ann Brooke, a daughter of William and Lydia (Boreman) Brooke, of Montgomery county. Pennsylvania. Their children are: J. Burdette. who married Elizabeth Jacobs; W. Brooke. died in childhood; Grant, died in early life: Garfield. died in childhood; Ellen. died at an early age; Edwin N., who married HOWARD C. WEBSTER. Energy, determination and thrift have been the chief characteristics in the business career of Howard C. Webster, a prosperous agriculturist of New London township, Chester county, Pennsylvania, who has gained prominence and success in his" vocation by means of exercising his practical and progressive ideas in the cultivation and improvement of his estate. He was born in Sadsbury township. Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, in 1860, a son of Daniel and Beulah (Moore) Webster and grandson of Jesse Webster, who was also a native of Lancaster county, Pennsylvania, a farmer by occupation, and a man of integrity and honor whose influence had always been used for the advancement and well being of the citizens of his community. Daniel Webster (father) was born in the vicinity...show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236915232
  • 9781236915238