History of the Western Reserve Volume 3, PT. 1

History of the Western Reserve Volume 3, PT. 1

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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. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... followed with good success. He taught one year at Edinburg, two years at Atwater, and one year in his home district, since which time he has taught in the grammar department of the Edinburg high school, and will continue there another year. He also teaches music, both vocal and instrumental, making a specialty of harmony. Mr. Shilliday-s second year of teaching at Atwater was interrupted by the sickness of a brother, whom he nursed. At another time his teach1ng was.likewise interrupted to attend his mother, who was very ill. During the summer of 1908 he attended the Oberlin Conservatory. Mr. Shilliday married, August 12, 1908, Melvina Jentes, and they first kept house in the old historic building known as the Hugh Eldridge house, and later removed to the Methodist Episcopal parsonage, which is still their home. They are both well liked and esteemed by all who know them, and are interested in all public movements. GEORc.E CLARK HOPK1NS, the intelligent and prosperous farmer, of Nelson township, Portage county, is of that stalwart and enterprising Connecticut stock which virtually laid the enduring foundation of the high civilization and continuous progress of the Western Reserve. He is a son of Luman Clark and Eliza (Stilson) Hopkins, by his father-s second marriage. Luman C. Hopkins was born at Cornwall, Connecticut, on May 8, 1820, and first married Jennette Sackett, who was born August 22, 1825. and died July 6, 1847, without issue. The second wife (Eliza Stilson), to whom he was married in Portage county April 25, 1848. was born on June 16, 1828, and became the mother of six children, of whom-March 19, 1822. George C. was the second. The father accompanied his parents to the Western Reserve when he was about four years of age, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236928970
  • 9781236928979