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Abraham Riley Stichler (1857 - 1920)

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John Robert Collins (1867 - 1933)

The second son of a father who believed in educating only the first-born son, John left home at 17 to get his own education. He received a degree in pharmacy from Bowling Green College in Kentucky, and...

10/4/2015 10/4/2015

William Garner Timperley (1889 - 1971)

"Thomas William Garner; Billy Timperley; Bill Timperley;Thomas William Garner Junior", "Will Garner", "Will Timperley"

Was born Thomas William GARNER changed name to William Garner TIMPERLEY probably when he was left by his father aged about 17 although there is evidence to suggest it was earlier than that. He said t...

1/24/2007 9/30/2015

Harvey Alexander Switzer (1889 - 1977)

Harvey A. Switzer, originally from Ontario, was one of northern Alberta’s first pharmacists. After graduating from the University of Toronto in 1910, he initially settled in Weyburn, Saskatchewa...

1/26/2007 9/30/2015

Elizabeth Annie Timperley (1865 - 1945)

"Elizabeth Annie Garner", "Annie McDonnell", "Annie Timperley"

Birthplace Robinson Road, Bethnal Green Sotheby and the commissioners' architect James Pennethorne drew up a joint plan for building north of Old Ford Road and west of the canal. Pennethorne was pres...

1/24/2007 9/30/2015

Anne Garner (1841 - 1912)

"Anne Timperley"

2/8/2007 9/30/2015

Thomas William Garner (1862 - d.)

"Thomas William TImperley"

AS THOMAS LEFT THE FAMILY CIRCA 1906 ANY RECORDS AFTER THIS TIME ARE EXTREMELY IMPORTANT: Slater's Manchester, Salford & Suburban Directory, 1909. [Part 2: Alphabetical Directory ] Great Northern R...

1/24/2007 9/30/2015

John Isaac Rutty MP (c.1869 - 1957)

5/6/2010 9/21/2015

Edward Eastman (1806 - 1870)

Edward Eastman (February 22, 1806 - February 23, 1870) was an American merchant and bookseller from Oshkosh, Wisconsin who was the first mayor of Oshkosh, served several years as its postmaster, and ...

10/11/2008 9/20/2015

Herbert Bloomar Curtis (1852 - 1915)

Herbert and his brother Charles were among the first to set up business in the newly opened bush settlement of Stratford. They began a store, butchery and bakery in temporary premises. Herbert also ran...

9/5/2015 9/5/2015

Charles Stuart Curtis MP (1850 - 1923)

Charles Stuart Curtis (1850–1923) was a storekeeper and local politician in Taranaki, New Zealand, and played a leading role in the development of the town of Stratford. He was Mayor of Stratfor...

5/25/2009 9/5/2015

Marlowe Abdnor (1921 - 2009)

A memorial service was held on December 15, 2009, at Faith Baptist Church in Longmont, Colorado for Marlow Abdnor. He was born in Presho, South Dakota on December 23, 1922 the son of Albert and Julia A...

8/27/2015 8/27/2015

Samuel J. Abdnor (1882 - 1973)

Samuel J Abdnor was a Lebanese immigrant, was an itinerant peddler and later a merchant in Kennebec

8/27/2015 8/27/2015

Albertus Alfred Lenocker (1861 - 1928)

ALFRED A. LENOCKER Representative from Pottawattamie county, was born in Holmes county, Ohio, September 5, 1861. His parents moved to Henry county, Illinois, in 1865, and five years later to Madison co...

2/10/2015 8/23/2015

Luther Willes (1788 - 1834)

Luther Willes was a dry goods merchant, doing business on Superior street as early as the year 1820. He also served as one of the first three editors of the Cleveland Herald.

8/22/2015 8/22/2015

Louis C. Lischey (c.1812 - 1894)

"Lischy", "Lishey", "TC Lishy"

From Nashville History blog ... The resulting book, North Edgefield Remembered, tells the story of Joseph Browne and his wife Callie. Browne, born into slavery in 1859, was reared in the home of Loui...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

Joseph "Joe" Browne (1863 - 1917)


From Find A Grave Memorial# 72087996 Born into slavery on the farm of Louis C. Lischy, near Nashville, in Davidson County, Tennessee. His mother was named Octavia Lischy. She was also known as Toby. ...

8/17/2015 8/20/2015

Simon Price (1808 - 1890)

Simon Price and his wife Mary Louisa Stanners had ten children, three of whom died early in childhood. Those who died early were: Henry Richard, born 1838, died April 22, 1839; Emily Maria, born 1840, ...

10/5/2008 8/17/2015

Ezra Meech, US Congress (1773 - 1856)

Ezra Meech (July 26, 1773 - September 23, 1856) was an American fur trader and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative from Vermont. Biography Meech was born in New London, Connecticut to ...

6/12/2011 8/15/2015

Edward Lucas (October 20, 1780 – March 4, 1858) was a nineteenth-century politician, lawyer, merchant and storekeeper from Virginia. He was the brother of William Lucas. Born near Shepherdst...

7/11/2013 8/15/2015

George Wallace Jones, (brother-in-law of John Scott of Missouri), a Delegate from the Territory of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin and a Senator from Iowa; born in Vincennes, Ind., April 12, 18...

6/15/2015 6/15/2015

Dr. Emmet Starr MP (1870 - 1930)

Death of Dr. Emmet Starr From the Claremore Progress, of February 6, 1930: A man familiar with the early days in Claremore, a student, is dead. Reference is made to Dr. Emmet Starr who was found de...

8/1/2009 2/10/2015

Richard Ellis, of Ashfield MP (1704 - 1797)

Family Parents: unproven Marriage Jane Phillips b: 1 Jul 1709 in Easton, MA, USA Married: 6 Oct 1728 in Easton, Bristol, Mass. Mary, widow of John Henry of Deerfield Children Remember...

8/28/2008 2/7/2015

Bradley Hill Dudrow (1868 - 1944)

Merchant of dry goods and groceries in Hyattstown, MD in 1900. Source: census information for Montgomery County, MD 1900

8/12/2012 2/2/2015

Richard Kimball MP (1707 - 1781)

Millman and Farmer. Ship Owner, Storekeeper. Inventory, 687 acres, 13 head cattle, sheep and swine, interest in 2 sawmills. notes From History of the Kimball Family, Vol. 2, p. 1099: Richard Ki...

3/26/2009 1/24/2015

Thomas Gardner, of Salem MP (c.1614 - 1682)

Thomas Gardner born say 1614, of Dorchester, Dorset, England died before 29:9:1682 (29 Nov 1682) Salem, Essex, Massachusetts (per Moriarity) Parents: Thomas Gardner (d 1674) & his unknown 1st w...

7/27/2008 11/15/2014

Paulus Balliet (1716 - 1777)

Fled France due to persecution of Huguenots( French Protestants).Came to Pennsylvania Credited with founding Ballietsville. Ran a hotel/tavern. Founded the First Line of Balliets in the US.

4/4/2014 7/19/2014

Ozias Mather Hatch (1814 - 1893)

Ozias Mather Hatch (April 11, 1814 – March 12, 1893) was an American politician. He was the 13th Illinois Secretary of State, serving under William Henry Bissell, John Wood, and Richard Yates, S...

7/2/2014 7/2/2014

Mary Lawler (b. - 1778)

Ann Lawler, described in Hards's History of Lancaster, as "a lady of respectable family," was the only child of Mary Lawler, a widow of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, possessed of considerable property and w...

10/11/2010 6/2/2014

John Rinehart Blue (1905 - 1965)

John Rinehart Blue (October 13, 1905 – May 27, 1965) was a Democratic member of the West Virginia House of Delegates representing Hampshire County, West Virginia from 1953 through 1959. Blue was...

5/10/2014 5/10/2014

Blaine Emerson Stumbaugh (1917 - 2013)

8/20/2009 3/15/2014

Sarah Hull (c.1772 - c.1834)

RESIDENCE: These entries are from New York City Directories: 1810 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1811 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1812 Piggot, Sarah, grocer, 45 Elizabeth. 1813-1...

8/9/2008 3/6/2014

Robert Price (1835 - 1910)

Biographical Summary #1: Robert and Matilda sailed to America from Liverpool aboard the Ship Emerald Isle November 1855. They arrived in New York Dec 31, 1855. They were listed on page 6 of the passe...

11/12/2007 3/6/2014

Jacob Booker Brown (1802 - 1854)

Jacob Booker Brown was the pioneer jeweler of Mount Vernon. He also served 2 terms as Mayor and had started his third just before his death. He opened his first establishment in Mount Vernon in 1826.(S...

3/4/2014 3/4/2014

William Burr Brown (1832 - 1918)

Mr. Brown served as Mayor of Mount Vernon, Ohio for 2 terms. He was the son of J.B. Brown and was a jeweler like his father. (Source: Mound View Cemetery Self-Guided Walking Tour doc.) His jewelry stor...

3/4/2014 3/4/2014

Russell E. Wise (deceased)

Russell and his wife, Bessie, moved to Mount Vernon and purchased the William Brown Jewelry business, at 102 South Main Street, in 1953, and started Wise Jewelers, Inc. This jewelry store remains the o...

3/4/2014 3/4/2014

Bessie Wise (1911 - 2008)

Bessie and her husband moved to Mount Vernon and purchased the William Brown Jewelry business, at 102 South Main Street, in 1953, and started Wise Jewelers, Inc. This jewelry store remains the oldest, ...

3/4/2014 3/4/2014

George Gelsanliter owned Gelsanliter's, a store on Main St. in Mount Vernon, OH. He sold office supplies, fine stationary, art supplies, china, silver, and furniture among other things. Gelsanliter's h...

2/15/2014 2/15/2014

Frank Winfield Woolworth MP (1852 - 1919)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Franklin Winfield Woolworth Born April 13, 1852 Rodman, New York Died April 8, 1919 (aged 66) Glen Cove, New York Residence Winfield Hall Known for F...

1/5/2009 2/15/2014

Harry Gordon Selfridge was born in 1858 in Ripon, Wisconsin, on January 11, 1858, but within months of his birth moved to Jackson, Michigan. His father did not return home after the Civil War, althou...

6/7/2009 2/15/2014

John Culpepper was born circa 1597 at England.1 He married an unknown person in 1628. He died at Branford, New Haven, Connecticut.1 He (Research):Check in 'John Culpepper Will, 1636, England' in Virgin...

8/1/2007 2/15/2014

Richard Dietrich Loucks, U.E.L. (1740 - 1816)


Also known as Richard (?). From St. Lawrence Development Commission "...Richard for some reason did not join the King's standard, but remained in Stone Arabia where he kept a store and tavern. Patr...

12/30/2007 2/3/2014

Charles Grimwade (1809 - 1891)

Charles Grimwade born on 7 Oct 1809 in Norton, Suffolk , died died on 12 May 1891 in Newark House, Tulse Hill, Brixton, London In 1832 was granted an indenture, apprenticed to John Poole, stationer o...

1/27/2014 1/27/2014

Samuel Bowles (1762 - 1813)

BOWLES, SAMUEL, son of Joshua, and brother of John, who was the great-grandson of John and Dorothy Bowles, the first of the name at Roxbury, Mass., was b. Aug. 4, 1762; Samuel learned his trade of Pewt...

1/8/2014 1/10/2014

Thomas Gardner, ll, of Roxbury MP (c.1614 - 1689)

Thomas Gardner Birth: unknown, England Death: Jul. 15, 1689 Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Parents: Thomas Gardner (d 1638) Occupation: Cordwainer, Owner of a general merchandise ...

8/15/2007 1/8/2014

David Thomson MP (1592 - 1627)

"David "the Scotchman" Thompson"

David Thomson, son of Richard Thomson and Florence Cromlan, was born Dec. 17, 1572, After his father's early death, he resided with his widowed mother at the home of Dr. Richard Vines; with whom he lat...

10/29/2007 1/3/2014

Robert Furness (1722 - 1800)

From Journeys Hike Scripts - William Furness, 1800 In the mid-1700s, this street was called Furness Road, after the seagoing Furness family, who owned a wharf on the riverbank.  Blacksmith Rob...

1/2/2014 1/2/2014

Capt. John Fowle MP (c.1637 - 1711)

John Fowle Birth: 1637, England Death: Oct. 3, 1711 Charlestown Suffolk County Massachusetts, USA Parents: George Fowle, Mary Tufts married Anna Carter (1640 - 1709) on Jan 25, 1659...

11/13/2010 12/24/2013

Lieut. James Fowle MP (c.1643 - 1690)

Lieutenant James Fowle, supposed son of George Fowle, of Concord, was taxed in Woburn, 1666; was a cordwainer by trade, and probably had a shop on land behind the "Bell Hill," now "Powder House Hill." ...

2/22/2010 12/24/2013

Nathaniel Hurd MP (1729 - 1777)

GOLDSMITHS AND ENGRAVERS. From Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 9  By Massachusetts Historical Society. Page 211 We have now to consider a class, more properly den...

12/24/2013 12/24/2013

James Lever (1810 - 1897)

James Lever (1809–1897), a grocer; his wife, Eliza Hesketh, was the daughter of a cotton mill manager. Their sons -William and James were founders of the soap and cleaning product firm, Lever ...

10/27/2009 12/23/2013

Capt. Jacob Hurd MP (1703 - 1758)

Jacob Hurd Born: 12 Feb 1703, Charlestown MA Christened: 27 Mar 1703, Charlestown MA Marriage: Elizabeth Mason on 20 May 1725 in Boston MA Died: 17 Feb 1758, Boston MA General notes: Si...

5/1/2013 12/23/2013

Rose "Mrs. B." Blumkin MP (1893 - 1998)

"Mrs. B."

An American legend, Rose Blumkin (Mrs. B), knew early in life that honesty and integrity would serve her well. Those beliefs laid the foundation for Nebraska Furniture Mart's rise to its status as a Mi...

4/2/2013 12/21/2013

Johnson Monroe Willard (1821 - 1917)

"J.M. Willard"

Johnson Monroe Willard arrived in Oregon in 1864. His name is inscribed as Marie Dorion Pioneer Step #20. Tragedy Strikes In an article for the Milton Oregon Eagle in 1924, Lewis reiterated the his...

3/31/2010 12/19/2013

Jesse Fielding Staley MP (c.1814 - 1885)


Jesse Fielding Staley was born 1814 in Wilkes, North Carolina, USA and died 1885 in Erath Texas. Parents: Adam Stailey (1787-1867) and Margaret "Peggy" Elizabeth Cargile (1789-1865). Married: o...

4/4/2009 12/19/2013

Harri Adov (1900 - 1970)

Leeris käinud Saaga elk.15.0.15:52?88,1441,1432,51,0 Harri Adov kirjutab oma mälestustes järgnevatele sugupõlvedele: "Tuleb ikka vahel mõttesse ja tahaks tead...

3/19/2009 12/19/2013

Coosaponakesee (Mary Musgrove) MP (c.1700 - c.1767)

"Mary Bosomworth", "Cousaponokeesa", "Consaponaheeso", "Mary Matthews"

Mary Musgrove Bosomworth (ca. 1700- ca. 1767), sometimes called the Empress of the Creek Nation , [fn1] played a vital role in the founding of Georgia in colonial America. The daughter of a Creek India...

3/2/2011 12/18/2013

Robert Peart (c.1772 - 1821)

Robert Peart (1772-1821) Pawnbroker Will dated 13 March 1818 "I, Robert Peart of No. 83 Whitechapel, being of sound mind and memory do this day make my last will and testament. First I wish my bo...

9/27/2007 12/18/2013

James Peart (1805 - 1832)

Name: James Peart Gender: Male Birth Date: 11 May 1805 Christening Place: St. Mary Magdalen, London, Eng Father's Name: Robert Peart Mother's Name: Janet Maternal Grandfather's Name: John B...

9/27/2007 12/18/2013

Vid Vito Morpurgo MP (1838 - 1911)

Vid Morpurgo (Split, 7. svibnja 1838. - Split, 31. siječnja 1911.) je hrvatski nakladnik, tiskar, bibliograf, knjižničar i političar. Židove su u Splitu kontinuiran...

5/6/2012 12/18/2013

Adolph Gottesman MP (1862 - 1933)

"Avraham ben Ephraim Fishel", "Abraham"

Adolf Gottesman was born in Feb 1862 in Vienna, Austria, and died in 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Frederick Gottesman and Marianne Grob. His Hebrew name, translated from the tomb...

7/11/2010 12/18/2013

Robert Nicholson (1725 - 1797)

Robert Nicolson was born in England; his emigration date is not known. He was a successful tailor and merchant in Williamsburg, Virginia and built a home at the east end of York Street, below the Capit...

12/18/2013 12/18/2013

Walter Meville Rudin (1913 - 2005)

Walter and his brother, Jack, became partners in their father's store, the Rudin Company, on Main St. in Mount Vernon, Ohio. John W. W. Rudin, Sr.

7/5/2010 12/18/2013

Jack Rudin (deceased)

Jack and his brother, Walter, became partners in their father's store, the Rudin Company on Main St. in Mount Vernon, Ohio. John W. W. Rudin, Sr.

9/29/2011 12/18/2013

54. J Mr. Rudin was one of the organizers of the Ohio Council ofRetail Managers. He was the President of the Rudin Company, a department store located on Main Street. He also served as past preside...

9/29/2011 12/18/2013

J. Allen Clark (1886 - 1968)


Al Clark ran a store in Bangs, Ohio with his partner and brother-in-law, Leo Higgins.

5/8/2008 12/18/2013

Leo Higgins (1888 - d.)

Leo ran a small general store in Bangs, Ohio with his partner and brother-in-law, Allen Clark. Leo was also the postmaster in Bangs, the post office being located in the store.

10/18/2013 12/18/2013

Alexander Kerr, Sr. MP (1694 - 1738)

Scottish jeweler; merchant in Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. Source: Colonial Williamsburg Official Guidebook 1779 Alexander was the son of Archibald Kerr of Graden. Alexander was trained as a ...

9/30/2007 12/18/2013

Col John Page MP (1628 - 1692)

Colonel John Page (December 26, 1628 – January 23, 1692), a merchant in Middle Plantation on the Virginia Peninsula, was a member of the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Council of the Virgin...

1/20/2007 12/18/2013

John Greenhow (1723 - 1787)

Be careful: he can easily be confused with a John GreenSHAW of approximately the same time period. John Greenhow opened a store near Bruton Parish c.1754. Buried in Bruton Parish Episcopal Church C...

11/16/2009 12/18/2013

James Tarpley (1728 - 1764)

James Tarpley was a merchant in colonial Williamsburg, Virginia. He built a store on a lot purchased from Henry Wetherburn.

4/19/2012 12/18/2013

Isham Goddin (1760 - 1824)

Isham Goddin , a militiaman from New Kent County, acquired a small shop in Williamsburg, Virginia for ₤200 in 1778. He sold the plot in 1783 for £90 and returned to New Kent County. His l...

11/14/2012 12/18/2013