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History of the Western Reserve Volume 3, PT. 2 (Paperback) Loot Price: R568
Discovery Miles 5 680
History of the Western Reserve Volume 3, PT. 2 (Paperback): Harriet Upton

History of the Western Reserve Volume 3, PT. 2 (Paperback)

Harriet Upton

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Loot Price R568 Discovery Miles 5 680

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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: ...for nearly forty years, during which his labors have been indefatigable and productive, so that he has contributed much to the high prestige enjoyed by the college in which his interests have so long been centered. He is a native son of Portage county, within whose borders Hiram College is located, and in both the paternal and maternal lines stands as a scion of stanch pioneer stock in the I/Vestern Reserve, as well as representative of families founded in America in the early colonial epoch of our national history, as the context of this article will duly reveal. Professor Colton was born in Nelson township, Portage county, Ohio, on October 10, 1848. and is a son of John B. and Mary L. (Tilden) Colton. John Beldon Colton was born at Cornwall, Litchfield county, Connecticut, on November 27, 1811, and was a son of Theron and Elizabeth (Clark) Colton, the former of whom was born in Hartford county, Connecticut, in 1773, and the latter of whom was likewise a native of Connecticut. In 1815, when John B. Colton was about three years of age, his parents removed from the Nutmeg state to its famous Western Reserve in Ohio and settled in Nelson township, Portage county, where they were numbered among the early families to establish there a permanent abiding place. The father, who was a blacksmith by trade, secured eighty acres of heavily timbered land, to whose reclamation he devoted himself, the while maintaining a blacksmith shop on his pioneer farm and doing a large amount of work for the early settlers, including the manufacture of wagons and various farm implements. He was prominently identified with the early history of Nelson township, where both he and his wife continued to reside until their death. Theron Colton was born in Granby, ..


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Harriet Upton
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 210
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-52513-7
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-52513-9
Barcode: 9781130525137

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