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acres of land active affairs agricultural attended August became began belongs birth occurred born bought Charles church citizen Civil Company connected continued cultivation daughter death December demise devoted died district early eighty Elizabeth engaged entered excellent farm farmer father February five followed four friends gave George Grand held holds honorable hundred Illinois improved Indiana interests Iowa Jackson James January John July June known later Lincoln living located Madison county March marriage married Miss Mary Methodist Moines mother native November October Ohio operated owner parents party passed Pennsylvania pioneer political practice progressive purchased pursuits raising reared remained removed republican resided respect retired returned River Scott township September served settled seven spent success took town township trade twenty Union United widow wife Winterset young
Page 446 - For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake and the gospel's will save it. For what will it profit a man if he gains the whole world, and loses his own soul?
Page 270 - 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 90 - His life record stands in contradistinction to the old adage that a prophet is never without honor save in his own country, for in the city of, his birth John S.
Page 45 - ... sundries, and his trade has reached gratifying proportions, bringing him a substantial annual income. Mr. Long exercises his right of franchise in support of the men and measures of the republican party, with which he has been connected since attaining his majority.
Page 354 - Winterset and when not busy with his text-books assisted his father in the operation of the home farm, thus early becoming familiar with all the duties and labors that fall to the lot of the agriculturist.
Page 22 - 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 561 - Madison county, where he became the owner of one hundred and sixty acres of land, and he continued to farm to some extent but lived largely retired.
Page 83 - 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 237 - Holmes has supported the men and measures of the republican party, believing firmly in its principles. His religious faith is that of the Presbyterian church, while fraternally he is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows.