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acquired acres of land acres on section active afterward agricultural agriculturist America attention August Bank became become the parents born bought buildings carried Charles church citizens connected daughter death deceased December died died in infancy early eighty acres engaged excellent Falls farm farmer father February five follows four Frank Franklin county fraternally Fred Geneva George gives his political Grant Hampton Henry homestead honorable hundred and sixty Illinois improved interests Iowa James January John July June known later living located March marriage to Miss married married Miss Mary Miss mother moved native November occurred October operating parents passed period political allegiance position practical progressive purchased remained representative republican party resident retired returned September served seven sixty acres spent substantial success town township united in marriage valuable wife Wisconsin
Page 399 - The hope that led him to leave his native land and seek a home in America has been more than realized. He found the opportunities he sought, which, by the way, are always open to the ambitious, energetic man, and making the best of these he has steadily worked his way upward.
Page 62 - He has never had occasion to regret his determination to come to the new world, for here he found the opportunities which he sought and in their improvement has made steady progress.
Page 147 - Jacobus exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day. He...
Page 29 - Schenck was reared, early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist, and thus becoming well prepared to carry on farming on his own account at a later day.
Page 294 - America, while his religious faith is indicated by his membership in the Methodist Episcopal church, in which he has served as president of the board of trustees for fifteen years.
Page 137 - He exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the Republican party, but has never sought or desired office, preferring to give his time and attention to his business affairs, in which he is meeting with creditable and well-deserved success.
Page 444 - He early became familiar with the best methods of tilling the soil and caring for the crops through the assistance which he rendered his father upon the home farm.
Page 16 - He votes with the republican party and keeps well informed on the questions and issues of the day but is not ambitious for office.