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Portrait and Biographical Record of Kankakee County, Illinois; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies of All the Governors of the State, and the Presidents of the United States (Paperback) Loot Price: R829
Discovery Miles 8 290
Portrait and Biographical Record of Kankakee County, Illinois; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative...
Portrait and Biographical Record of Kankakee County, Illinois; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative...

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Portrait and Biographical Record of Kankakee County, Illinois; Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, Together with Biographies of All the Governors of the State, and the Presidents of the United States (Paperback)

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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. 1898 Excerpt: ...this county. Joseph Hayden is the sixth in order of birth in his father's family, which consisted of seven sons and six daughters. He was a child of but three years when he removed with his parents to Indiana, since which time he has always resided in this vicinity. Until reaching his majority, he remained with his parents on the old homestead. His educational privileges were limited, as the country schools of that early day were scarce and poorly conducted. At the age of twenty-one years, he purchased one hundred and sixty acres of wild land in Yellowhead Township on time, and at once commenced to improve and place it under good cultivation. In Lake County was celebrated on the 10th of December, 1854, the marriage of Mr. Hayden and Maria P. Green. Nine children have graced their union. Lester J., an enterprising farmer of Lake County, wedded Almeda Brannon; Sidney married Miss Clara Smith, and is engaged in farming in this county; Wilbur A., also a farmer of Kankakee County, married Miss Clara Mann; Anna, who became the wife of Elias Bryant, resides in La Fayette, Ind., where Mr. Bryant is a partner in an agricultural implement house; Hilton is a traveling salesman for the above house; Clarence married in this county Miss Etta Pemble, and is engaged in agriculture; Cass is bookkeeper in a wholesale establishment in Indianapolis; Merritt is helping his father carry on the homestead; and Ralph, who lives at home, is now attending schoo1. Mr. Hayden's farm comprises two hundred and fifty acres, which yield to him bountiful harvests year by year. The farm is in a good condition, and is one of the most thrifty in this locality. Our subject is a loyal Republican, and takes an active interest in the welfare of his party. He has won many friends, who hold him in t...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Lake City Publishing Company
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 330
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-41050-4
Barcode: 9781236410504
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-236-41050-5

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