The History of Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri; Containing a History of These Counties, Their Cities, Towns, Etc., Etc., Biographical Sketches of Their Citizens, General and Local Statistics, History of Missouri ...

The History of Cass and Bates Counties, Missouri; Containing a History of These Counties, Their Cities, Towns, Etc., Etc., Biographical Sketches of Their Citizens, General and Local Statistics, History of Missouri ...

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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. 1883 edition. Excerpt: ... MrsCoe was born in Knox County, Illinois, June 9, 1847. She was a daughter of John and Minerva (Seymour) Parsons, natives of Connecticut. JOHN B. CREIGHTON. farmer and stock dealer, section 13, was born in Ireland, March 29, 1820. In 1836 he, with his parents emigrated to America and in three years moved to Fulton County and thence to Adams County, Illinois. In 1840 he located in Quincy where he was occupied in manufacturing and selling fanningmills for a period of nine years. He then settled on a farm in that county, remaining upon it till 1865 when he came to.Iissouri, and in 1869 to Cass County. He has since been extensively engaged in farming and dealing in stock, having a landed estate of 700 acres. He is a stockholder and director of the Farmers' Commercial Bank of Holden. December 16, 1843, Mr. Creighton was married to Miss Emelia Ferrell, of Center County, Pennsylvania; she was born October 29, 1829. They have five children: Hellenia A., Marcus A., Mary M., James H. and Emily T. Mr. C. is a member of the Masonic fraternity and also of the I. O. O. F. order. farmer and stock dealer, section 34, was born in Ireland August 2, 1825. Vhen he was ten years of age, or in the year 1836. he came to America landing at New York City, after which he located in Ross County, Ohio. In 1839 he moved to Fulton County, Illinois, and in 1845 to Adams County, where he grew to manhood. His education was principally obtained in Quincy. During the days of his boyhood he Was engaged in various occupations. In 1850 he crossed the plains to California, where he followed mining for two years. He was then interested in different trading transactions in Illinois till 1860, when he located in Daviess County, Missouri. Here he gave his attention to the...show more

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  • Paperback | 680 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 35mm | 1,193g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236885147
  • 9781236885142