History of Knox County, Illinois; Its Cities, Towns and People Volume 2

History of Knox County, Illinois; Its Cities, Towns and People 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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...parents of three children. Eva H., the eldest. is the wife of James S. Richmond, of St. Charles, Illinois. After graduating from Knox College she served as principal of the high school for six years. Jessie Bruce is teaching vocal music in Clinton, Illinois. She makes her home with her father. James Bampton is bookkeeper and auditor with Parlin & Orendorff at Canton, Illinois. In politics Mr. Gibbs casts his vote independent of any party, voting for the man or measure which he thinks will be most effective in carrying out the policies which will promote civic welfare. He was town clerk for seven years, having been elected on the people's ticket. He holds membership in the Methodist church of Galva and is a member of the Mystic Workers. Mrs. Gibbs is a prominent worker for the temperance cause in her district and has served as president of the Galva Women's Christian Temperance Union for four years. Both Mr. and Mrs. Gibbs have won for themselves the respect and esteem of all who know them and the circle of their friends is almost coextensive with the circle of their acquaintances. AUGUSTUS LUDING APPELL. Augustus L. Appell, who has been a resident of Lynn township since his birth on the Appell homestead, on the 23d of August, 1877, is a son of Charles L. and Sophia (Anderson) Appell. To the parents, whose births occurred on June 11, 1837; and in April, 1849, respectively, eleven children were born, namely: Lydia, who is the wife of Rev. G. A. Brandell of Denver, Colorado; the Rev.. lines of profitable and practical methods. Alfred Appell, who is residing in Pittsburg; Hannah, who is married to Gust Liljaroot, of Lynn township, Knox county; Carl J., who is an attorney in Chicago; Amanda, who is the wife of Otto Johnson, of...show more

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  • Paperback | 452 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 803g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236931866
  • 9781236931863