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book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not
illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...til. Taylor, who had a part
of the land platted, and sold t.own lots. In 1873 M r. lloopes
purchased a house a short distance west of that which he now
occupies, and moved into it, occupying it until 1882, when he
erected his present residence. in connection with his dealings in
real estate, he still continued the general supervision of farm.
but employed agents to carry on the work. In the fall of IH7-t he
started for the Pacific Slope, arriving in ( aliforuia October 28,
and sojourncd there until the 27th of March, 1875. In the meantime
he traveled over a large portion of the country with his wife, the
latter being in delicate health. however, before securing unto
himself a wife and helpmate. and was then married in July, 1855. to
Miss Ruth ( onnor. 'l his union resulted in the birth of seven
children, four of whom are living---Emeline, George, Rozclla and
Seymour. One daughter, Indiana, was married to John Patton, and
died, leaving five children--Jennie, Neal, May, George and
Lucretia. Emeline married William Arrissmith, of Pilot Township,
this county, and they have four children--Lilly, lra. James and
Bertha; George married Miss Annie Phillips, lives in Bethel. and is
the father of one child, a son, Claude; Rozella married Charles
Busby, of Elwood Township, and has two children. Mrs. Ruth (Connor)
Jones departed this life at the homestead, Aug. 9, 1869. Mr.
I-Ioopes cast his first vote in 1828 for a his defeated candidate,
being then identified with the old Whig party, but upon its
abandonment cordially endorsed the principles of the Republican
party, whom he has since for the most part given his support. In
local affairs, however, he is not bound by partygties, but aims to
support the man best qualitled for office....
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