The History of Johnson County, Missouri; Including a Reliable History of the Townships, Cities, and Towns, Together with a Map of the County, a Condensed History of Missouri, the State Constitution, an Abstract of the Most Important Laws,

The History of Johnson County, Missouri; Including a Reliable History of the Townships, Cities, and Towns, Together with a Map of the County, a Condensed History of Missouri, the State Constitution, an Abstract of the Most Important Laws,

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...his extensive practice, devotes his spare time to the sciences, writing articles and corresponding with some of the leading medical journals of the day. W. L. CHRISTIAN, of the firm of Starkey & Christian, Holden, Missouri, is a native of Pettis county, Missouri, where he was born in September, 1838. His parents were both natives of Kentucky. His father was a merchant and farmer, and came to Missouri about 1826. He moved his family to the state in 1835, and settled in eastern Missouri. He soon returned to Pettis county, where W. L. was born, whose youth was spent on a farm. His early education was obtained in the common schools. He afterward attended the Chapel Hill College, and then went to Salt Lake City, Utah; returning in 1861, he entered the army and served until 1866, when he came to Holden and formed a partnership with Starkey and engaged in the lumber business. He was united in marriage to Miss Emma J. Walton, of Holden, on the 30th of September, 1872. Miss Walton was a daughter of Judge Walton. By this union they have four children: Bert W., F loy, Ode and W. Perry. Mr. and Mrs. Christian are both acceptable members of the Christian church, and are among its most liberal contributors. HENRY C. CONNER, of the firm of Conner & Smith, is a native of Ohio, and was born in Hardin county, Ohio, on the nineteenth day of May, 1844. His father was a native of Delaware, and emigrated to Ohio at an early day and engaged in the business of farming. He died in Hardin county in the year 1853. Henry spent his boyhood days on the farm, and followed the business till he was about twenty-five years of age. In 1868 he came to Missouri and settled in the city of Holden, Johnson county, where he has resided ever since. Soon after his arrival...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 404g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123687675X
  • 9781236876751