History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas; From the Earliest Time to the Present, Including a Department Devoted to the Preservation of Sundry Personal, Business, Professional

History of Benton, Washington, Carroll, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Counties, Arkansas; From the Earliest Time to the Present, Including a Department Devoted to the Preservation of Sundry Personal, Business, Professional

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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. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ... (Webb) Stroud, who were born in Tennessee, and are now residing in Carl Junction, Mo., and is the second of their seven children. His boyhood days were s ent in following the plow and in attending the common schools and the Pea idge High-school. n 1878 his marriage with Miss Sallie Pace was consummated. She was also born in Benton County, her birth occurring in 1859. Their union was blessed in the birth of four cliildren: Eva, Annie and Monty, who are twins, and Charley. Mr. Stroud engaged in agricultural pursuits after his marriage. but shortly after engaged in merchandising with his father. This he continued until 1886, when he purchased his present property, sold out his interest in the store at Pea Ridge, rented his farm, and is now residin with his family in Rogers, where he is devoting all his time and energy to his store. His stock of goods is large and well selected, and he is doing a prosperous business. He has in the course of erection a large brick store building, into which he will move his goods as soon as the building is completed. He is a consistent member of the Christian Church, and supports the principles of the Republican party. George Washington Tate, farmer and stock-raiser of Benton County, Ark., was born in Newton County, Mo., October 26, 1845, and was reared to manhood in his native State. He received a fair business education, and at the age of twenty-four years went to Texas, where he was en aged in stock driving for six years, and then located in Benton County, Ark., wgere he was married, in 1875, to Miss Louisa Goad, and settled down to farming, at which he has been quite successful. Mrs. Tate is a daughter of Robert and Catherine Goad, and was born in Benton County, Ark., Januar 3, 1843. She is the mother of...show more

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  • Paperback | 768 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,347g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236817095
  • 9781236817099