History of Boone County, Missouri; Written and Compiled from the Most Authentic Official and Private Sources

History of Boone County, Missouri; Written and Compiled from the Most Authentic Official and Private Sources : Including a History of Its Townships, Towns and Villages: Together with a Condensed History of Missouri, the City of 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. 1882 edition. Excerpt: ...when he came to Colum-' bia, Missouri, July 10th, 1882, and went towork for the Columbia Milling Company. He is a practical miller', thoroughly acquainted with every department of the business. In 1864 he was drafted into the Federal army, but by paying three hundred dollars he was excused from serving. He was married, August 1st, 1865, to Hester Ann Wharton, daughter of Samuel Wharton, of Sir John's Run, West Virginia.-They have six children, three of each sex: Aquila C., born February 19th, 1869; Katie R., born August 16th, 1871; George William, born March 30th, 1873; Annie O., born June 11th, 1875;-Charles J., born November 25th, 1877; Hester M., born-July 4th, 1880. They are all living. GEORGE SMITH BRYANT, A. M., President of Christian Female College, Columbia, is a native of Jessamine county, Kentucky, born April 2d, 1841. His parents, Dr. John and Martha Ann Bryant, with their family immigrated to Jackson county, Missouri, in 1850, and settled in Independence, where they yet reside. The snbject of our sketch received his primary education in theIndependence High School, M. W. Miller, now in charge of V'ebster school-in St. Louis, then being its principal. After being prepared for college by this institution of learning, Mr. Bryant went to Bethany College, Virginia, then under the management of Rev. Alexander Campbell, its president. At the expiration of two years, Mr. Bryant graduated with honor, and then returned and entered the Independence High School as assistant to M. W. Miller. Mr. Miller soon thereafter resigned, and Mr. Bryant succeeded' him, and successfuly managed the school for ten years. During that time he graduated a large number of pupils, some of whom now fill the principal commercial, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 445g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981731
  • 9781236981738