History of Randolph and Macon Counties, Missouri

History of Randolph and Macon Counties, 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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...county is it necessary to is highthe 1'ePutation which Judge Stamper bears as a public oflicer. mun; c aracter and popularity are recognized in every district and ahemv1'Y heilldihstone, and every door is thrown open to him with mldtmy Welcome wherever he goes. It is the services of the good is with e '99" Qfevery country that constitute its honor and glory, and ll; of the Pl'lde that every loyal citizen points to these services and speaks citizen "_1'l1 whom his country has produced. The fame of our best jealous '5 "r gllefltest 110001', and this we all cherish and guard with and sew:: ' Thus the people of Randolph county regard the lives 8.of such of their fellow-citizens as him whose name lleflds this sketch. Though his station in life has not been the most distinguished, his services have been not less honorable nor less appreciated than those of any public men within the borders of the county, and his name commands respect wherever it is spoken. Judge and Mrs. Stamper have a family of seven children: Martin L., Hiram M., Porter B., Eliza C., Lena J., Martha R. and Willie L. The Judge and wife have been members of the Baptist Church at Clifton Hill since its organization, and the Judge is a moderator in his denom ination. He is also one of the charter members of the Masonic order at Clifton Hill. JOSEPH M. SUMMERS (Farmer and Stock-raiser, near Clifton Hill). In the lives of such citizens in Randolph county as that of the subject of the present sketch, is to be traced the true history of the development of the county and its rise from the condition of a wilderness to that of one of the first counties in the State in population, wealth and general prosperity. It is such men as Uncle Joe Summers...show more

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  • Paperback | 538 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 28mm | 948g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123675610X
  • 9781236756107