Portrait and Biographical Album

Portrait and Biographical Album

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...village. He owns about 50 acres of his original purchase and has cleared and placed under excellent tillage about 30 acres. Mr. Morris adheres to the principles upon which was grounded the National Greenback political organization. He was elected County Treasurer in 1869 and served one term and part of a second. He has been Supervisor of Richmond Township two years, and has held in succession nearly all the positions of trust pertaining to the control of local township affairs. Mr. Morris is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church. His marriage to Esther Hazen took place Nov. n, 1852, in Geauga Co., Ohio. Four children were born OSCEOLA COUNTY. to them: Francis, John, Elnora and George F. The first named died when but three weeks old. Mrs. Morris was born Feb. 27, 1834, in Geauga Co., Ohio, and is the daughter of Francis W. and Polly (Giles) Hazen. She is the Ihird child of six born to her parents. In 1862 the shadow of a dread calamity fell upon the happy and united household. The mind of the wife and mother became unsettled and for three months her reason left its high citadel. She was taken to the asylum at Kalamazoo, whence she returned to her home perfectly restored, as was hoped and believed. In the fall of 1870 the cloud again lowered over her intellect. She was again removed July 22, 1871, to Kalamazoo, and the same experience has been repeated over and again. She returns at intervals to her home and hope is again lighted, but in a brief time the darkness and unrest of unbalanced reason again hold her in their grasp, and she is conveyed to the asylum, where she receives every tender consideration that can be brought to bear for her welfare. In 1873, Elnora, in the promise of her late girlhood, became similarly afflicted, and finds with...show more

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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236508157
  • 9781236508157