History of Greene County, Ohio; Its People, Industries and Institutions Volume 2, PT. 2

History of Greene County, Ohio; Its People, Industries and Institutions Volume 2, PT. 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. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...the remainder of their lives. Upon effecting his settlement in this county, Elias Applegate cleared a small plot of ground on the land he had secured and in that clearing erected a log cabin, which was the family home until in due time a better house could be erected. Elias Applegate lived to be eighty years of age and his widow lived to the extraordinary age of ninety-five years and six months. As noted above, Elias Applegate and wife had one child when they drove through to this county, their first-born, William. Eight others were born in Greene county, Catherine, Sarah E., Mary, Julia, Johnson, Margaret A., Hannah M. and Howard, all of whom lived to maturity save Johnson, who died in infancy, and all these who lived married and had comfortable homes of their own. Five members of this family are still living, those besides Howard, the youngest, being Mrs. S. E. Kinney, now past eighty years of age and hale and hearty; Mrs. Mary Olentine, seventy-seven; Mrs. Margret Sizer and Mrs. Hannah M. Bailey, and all of these save Mrs. Olentine live in Yellow Springs. Howard Applegate was reared on the farm, as a boy receiving a very practical training in the way of farming, but later became employed as a clerk in a general store at Yellow Springs and thus was turned toward commercial pursuits, which he has followed th'e most of his life. From I906 to I910 he served as sheriff of Greene county and upon his retirement from the sheriFf's office became engaged in the hardware business at Yellow Springs. WILLIAM WALLACE CARR. William Wallace Carr, founder of Carr's Nurseries at Yellow Springs, now operated under the firm name of M. L. Carr's Sons, was born at Carr's Mills (now Bookwalter), in the neighboring county of Fayette...show more

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  • Paperback | 204 pages
  • 188.98 x 246.13 x 10.92mm | 376.48g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236923995
  • 9781236923998