Biography of E. L. Bartlett of Morris, Illinois

E. L. BARTLETT, musician, Morris, was born in New York September 19, 1821. When he was twelve years old, his father moved to Western New York, where he worked on a farm three years. Our subject entered Hamilton College in 1839, from where he graduated in 1843. He was...

Biography of Charles Barschdorf of Maine, Illinois

Barschdorf, Charles – Maine Township is fortunate in numbering so many native born Germans among its population, for there are no better citizens to be found anywhere that those who come from the Fatherland. Chas. Barschdorf, native of Schlesien, Germany, born...

Biopgrahy of Lewis S. Barrows of Morris, Illinois

Barrows, Lewis S. (deceased) – No man can live out his life without having a strong influence over his associates, and fortunate indeed for the community is it when this power over the destinies of others is a good one. The late Lewis S. Barrows was a man who...

Biography of Charles V. Barr of Morris, Illinois

Charles V. Barr. To those in the least familiar with Plainfield’s industries the name of Mr. Barr is well known. He is junior member of the firm of Whipple & Barr, and has the personal oversight of the firm’s business at this point, Mr. Whipple having charge of...

Biography of Abbott Barker of Mazon, Illinois

Abbott Barker, farmer, P. O. Mazon, is a native of Washington County, N. Y., born January 12, 1823, son of Leonard and Hannah Barker, of New Hampshire. He was raised and educated in the common schools of his native State, then came to Illinois and settled in Putnam...

Biography of Henry J. Baker of Vienna, Illinois

Henry J. Baker has been identified with the interests of Vienna Township for more than a quarter of a century and has contributed to its material progress and prosperity to an extent surpassed by but few of his contemporaries. One of the large land owners of the township, he has also advanced the general welfare by his connection with public interests, and his life furnishes a striking example of the wise application of sound principles and safe conservatism. Mr. Baker is a native of La Salle County, Ill., and was born October 14, 1864, a son of Henry T. and Lena (Gebeke) Baker, of Hanover, Germany

Biography of Otis Baker of Morris, Illinois

Otis Baker, livery, Morris, was born in Orleans County, New York, June 11, 1834, and educated in the common schools of New York. He was married, June 2, 1855, to Miss Sarah D. Gregory, who was born in New York January 20, 1835. In the fall of 1856, they came to Grundy...