|Dr. John Rosencrantz (81)|
|Mary Rosencrantz (175)|
|William Dayton Rosencrantz (176)||John Rosencrantz (177)|
|Mary Elizabeth Rosencrantz (178)||George Suffern Rosencrantz (179)|
|Henry DeWitt Rosencrantz (180)|
|William Rosenkrans (85)|
|Reverend David Whittaker Rosenkrans (181)||William J. Rosenkrans (182)|
|James Rosenkrans (183)||Elizabeth Rosenkrans (184)|
|Mary Rosenkrans (185)||Delia Rosenkrans (186)|
|Dr. Edward M. Rosenkrans (187)||Edwin Rosenkrans (188)|
|Dr. Francis Eugene Rosenkrans (189)||Omer L. Rosenkrans (190)|
|Selim Grant Rosenkrans (191)||Cyrus Egbert Rosenkrans (192)|
DR. JOHN ROSENCRANTZ and Caroline Ripka had one child.
175. MARY ROSENCRANTZ, the only child of Dr. John, born September 9, 1839, died young, leaving her father without a descendant.
ELIJAH ROSENCRANTZ (83) and Caroline Livingston Dayton had five children, and by Charlotte C. Dennis he had one child.
|Residence of W.D. Rosencrantz, Hohokus, N.J.|
176. WILLIAM DAYTON ROSENCRANTZ, son of Elijah (83), was born in New York, 1852, and brought up at Hohokus, New Jersey, where his father owned and conducted a cotton factory. On the reception of a letter of inquiry 1893, directed to his father, whom I once met at Hohokus, William Dayton called on the writer and gave the records of the family and also an account of the titled Rosencrantz family, of Norway, as related in sources of family information. Having been a military student in Maryland, and a witness of the battles of the Franco-Prussian war, 1870-1871, under the protection of Marshal McMahon, of France, he there became acquainted with two sons of a Baron de Rosencrantz, of Norway, one being a captain and the other a lieutenant in the French army, who gave him some of the family history of Danish origin. He gave an account also of the Noble Family in Denmark, and of the untitled family in Germany, which was said to be influential, he having visited Europe in the interest of the Cotton Manufacturing County, of Hohokus, of whose business he was manager. William Dayton married April 24, 1878, Mary Caroline Warner, of Waterbury, Connecticut, and occupied the Hermitage, purchased by his grandfather, Dr. RoseGrant, 1804, and subsequently occupied by his father. His wife died May 22, 1886, and January 4, 1890, he married Bessie Grove Tyler, of Richmond, Virginia. The writer had the pleasure of calling on him and his family at Hohokus, December, 1899, where he also met Mrs. Lavenia M. Rosencrantz, wife of his brother John, and his sister Elizabeth. Since 1893, the Stock Company owning the cotton factory at Hohokus, have moved their business to Paducah, Kansas, and the factory building has been put to other use. W.D. Rosencrantz is still engaged in manufacturing cotton goods. Besides furnishing documentary accounts of his grandfather, Dr. Elijah, and of his uncle, Dr. John Rosencrantz, he has furnished printed lists of the ancestors of his mother as given in connection with his fathers name. The Dayton family have a complete authentic record running back to an ancestor in England, born 1305, and through the Livingston family connected with the Royal family of England, a printed record running back through other Royal families to the Kings of Jerusalem and through them and the Patriarchs to Adam. William Dayton has two children by his first wife, William Dayton, Jr., and Mary Elizabeth.
177. JOHN ROSENCRANTZ, son of Elijah (83), was born at Hohokus, New Jersey, October 7, 1853. He married January 5, 1884, Lavenia Miller, of Philadelphia, and lives at Hohokus. He is engaged in the manufacture of vessels for the Metropolitan line of steamers doing business in the city. No children.
178. MARY ELIZABETH ROSENCRANTZ, daughter of Elijah (83), was born September 17, 1855. She is unmarried and lives with her brother W.D. Rosencrantz, at the Hermitage in Hohokus, where the writer had the pleasure of meeting her for the first time December 1899.
179. GEORGE SUFFERN ROSENCRANTZ, son of Elijah (83), was born at Hohokus, New Jersey. He married Katharine Levick, of London, and lives in Boston, where he is an especial agent for an Insurance County for the Eastern States.
180. HENRY DEWITT ROSENCRANTZ, son of Elijah, and Caroline Livingston Dayton, was born at Hohokus, July 19, 1879, and died January 30, 1890.
WILLIAM ROSENKRANS and Priscilla Whitaker had twelve children.
Reverend David W. Rosenkrans
181 REVEREND DAVID WHITAKER ROSENKRANS, eldest son of William, was born in Wheeler, Steuben County, New York, July 29, 1826. He was evidently named for his maternal grandfather, a synopsis of whose life he has given, as found in connection with his father’s name. At fourteen years of age he informs me, he attended the Danville Academy, and at nineteen entered the Grand River Collegiate Institute, at Austinsburg, Ohio, but was obliged to relinquish his studies before graduating on account of defective eyes inherited from his mother. In 1848 he went to Columbus, Wisconsin, where his uncle, the Reverend Cyrus Egbert Rosenkrans officiated as pastor and located on some Government land at Portland, Dodge County, near Columbus. He there built himself a log cabin, and Crusoe like, lived alone for awhile, opening up a farm and also teaching school. While thus engaged he became acquainted with Miss Emily Stratton. Believing in the Bible precept, that "It is not good that man should be alone," the truth of which in his own experience had been forcibly impressed upon him, he married April 1853 Emily Stratton of Columbus. She was born August 7, 1834, at New Haven, Oswego County, New York, and accompanied her parents to Columbus, 1849. As a pioneer settler with his newly acquired "help meet", in his substantial log cabin, surrounded by the prairie and lakes and woodlands of the great west undoubtedly enjoyed an Eden of bliss, and "was not disobedient to the Heavenly" injunction to multiply and replenish the earth. But farming was unsuited to his literary tastes, and he abandoned it selling his land and opening a book store in Columbus, where he studied law and practiced at the bar. He was also active in church work and elected Superintendent of the Sabbath school, over which his uncle was pastor.
|Mrs. Sarah Alice Rosenkrans|
In 1860 he was elected Superintendent of the Public Schools of Columbia County, and served three terms of two years each, laboring earnestly for the improvement of the Schools. He purchased an interest in "The Columbus Transcript," but left there at the close of the Civil War, and went to Hamilton, Caldwell County, Missouri, where his wife died December 21, 1870. Reverend David W. was there called to preach as a home missionary in some of the destitute Congregational churches, and eventually sent as a missionary to Northern Minnesota. October 5, 1871, he married Mrs. Sarah Alice Kendall, of Columbus, Wisconsin, widow of Freeman Kendall and daughter of Reverend Jonathan Trumbull, formerly of Hebron, New York. He was ordained to the full ministry at Indianapolis, Minnesota, 1871, and remained there six years, doing missionary work in which he traveled extensively. In 1871, he went to the Presbytery of Omaha, and has since then labored in Northern Nebraska, being now at Dorsey, Holt County.
He has lived an active life and is now growing old, having reached three score years and thirteen. He says in a letter: "I have built for myself seven houses. and had lawful residence in six different states." May his last state be the Heavenly, and his final dwelling place the Father’s house of many mansions. Reverend D.W. is the only fully ordained minister of the gospel known in the Rosenkrans family at the present time, though his nephew, Charles Emmans Rosenkrans (458), is now preaching and preparing for ordination. Reverend David W. Rosenkrans is the fifth ordained minister in this country of the Rosenkrans name as far as known. The first was Reverend Abraham Rosecrantz, a German, who, while preaching at Albany, New York, 1758, married at Kingston Mary Herschheimer, and settled near Schenectady, where he preached during the Revolution. The second was Reverend Elijah RoseGrant, M.D., (44), of New Jersey, ordained 1794. The third ordained minister was Reverend Cyrus Egbert Rosenkrans (88), and the fourth was his brother Reverend Joseph (89). Reverend David W., of Dorsey, has kindly assisted the writer in furnishing family information concerning many members of the family in western New York, and the far West. He manifests an interest in the history of the family as well as in the spiritual welfare of the entire race, for which the best portrait of his life’s labor has been given. Though past the allotted age of man, he still continues to preach the gospel and to labor in the cause of Christianity. Surely it "a cup of cold water given in the name of a disciple shall not lose its reward," the aged and faithful minister of Christ, whose life has been spent in his service, will find treasures laid up in Heaven far beyond the wealth of earth. May this be his portion. Reverend David W. ’s children are: Primas, Vincent Vergn, Zea, Mary Emma, Zella Vertine and Morna Priscilla by his first wife, and David Lynn by his second wife.
Extract from poem composed by Mrs. Sarah Alice Rosenkrans (wife of Reverend David W. Rosenkrans, of Dorsey, Nebraska), read at the memorial services, Laomi, Nebraska, 1893:
|With grateful thought and reverent tread,
A nation turns aside today.
In memory of her noble dead
A thousand hearts just tribute pay.
A thousand loving hands will bring
In honor of their country’s brave,
The brightest offerings of spring,
To decorate each soldiers grave.
|This greatest nation ‘neath the sun,
Whose unstained banner proudly waves,
Records its victories nobly won
And freedom given to its slaves.
For them our grateful tears shall flow
Who saved these sacred homes of ours,
And comrades, brothers, sons, laid low
We’ll deck your hallowed dust with flowers
|From eastern shore to western plain,
As forest leaves lie widely strewn,
We find the tombs of brave ones slain
And yet there’s heroes graves Unknown.
Although no costly marble mark
A fallen brother’s dreamless bed,
Yet shrined within a nations heart
Will ever live the nameless dead
|No brighter banner e’er unfurled
Than ours that floats today.
‘Tis hailed with honor round the world,
‘Twas borne in triumph through the fray,
This starry flag our fathers won
As freedom’s ensign long has stood;
With flowers and songs we yearly come
For those who saved it with their blood.
* * * * *
ONE HOUR WITH GOD
|One hour with Thee, my God, one hour,
When o’er my slumbers thou has kept
Thy guardian and protecting power,
While I in sweet repose have slept.
One hour with Thee ere day begins
Her ceaseless round of toil and care
Ere rested nature joyous springs
To duty, meet me, Lord, in prayers.
|One hour with Thee, that I may stand
Temptation with her subtle power.
O! lead me with Thy gentle hand,
For lo! "I need Thee every hour."
One hour to arm me for the strife
That every human heart must bear:
My heart, with many burdens rife
I’ll bring to Thee, O Lord, in prayer.
|One hour with Thee when day is done,
And from all busy cares I flee,
When westward sinks the glorious sun,
Trustful I’d spend that hour with Thee.
One hour in sickness, care and pain
One sacred pause to look above
I’ll bear the ills of life again,
Supported by Thy boundless love.
|One hour with God my soul would crave,
When the death angel comes for me;
One hour of triumph o’er the grave
And I shall be forever free.
One blessed hour when life shall close,
To greet the loved ones over there;
O! blissful though to meet with those
Who’ve loved to meet with me in prayer.
|One hour before the mercy seat,
O weary, heavy-laden come
Where white-robed angels love to meet
And bear the joyful tidings home,
One hour with God where none intrude,
To weary sin sick mortals given,
May prove a holy sweet prelude,
A foretaste here of bliss in heaven.
* * * * *
182. WILLIAM J. ROSENKRANS, son of William (85), was born in Wheeler township, Steuben County, New York, August 16, 1828. He is the only member of William’s family seen by the writer till quite recently. We met him 1854 at the house of his Uncle Aaron Rosenkrans, in Hammondsport, New York, where we were entertained by our mutual friend and cousin, Ann Eliza Rosenkrans, now Mrs. White. Sometime subsequent to that event he seems to have joined the throng of his relatives of Steuben County, going to Wisconsin, and other states of the west as we learn that he married at Dakota, Wisconsin, Hannah Elizabeth Printice 1856 and lived at Pewaukee for several years, and subsequently at Dakota. It is reported that he has traveled in Kansas and California, and has been a farmer, and public speaker. In 1886 William J. married his second wife, Mrs. Clara Thomas, of Dorsey, Nebraska, where he is now living. His children are: Agnes, L. Duane, Blanche, Addie Belle, Egbert Earl, Owen L. and Ralph.
183. JAMES ROSENKRANS, Son of William (85), was born at Wheeler, Steuben County, New York, September 13, 1830. At the age of two and a half years he informs me his parents moved to Wayland, where he lived with them till the age of twenty. In 1850 he went to Omro, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, became acquainted with Marian M. Wood, born in Buffalo, New York, March 7, 1833, and married her June 1, 1854. From Wisconsin, where their children were born from 1856 to 1860, they moved to South Dakota and subsequently lived at Salem and Seneca. In 1897 he went to Welland, South Dakota, where he and his wife lived with their son Charles Emmans, then unmarried. James has been a farmer and a carpenter, as well as a school teacher. He has been an invalid for years unable to do much labor. A letter sent to him at Seneca, July, 1897, asking for the births and other particulars of his family, was answered courteously with expressions of friendship and a willingness to serve. He says: "Kind relative, your favor of the 7th inst. is at hand. Thanking you for your kind attention, I will gladly tender any assistance possible toward furnishing a perfect record." He then reported particulars mentioned above and also regarding his children which will appear in their respective places in the next generation. James and his wife have recently gone to Tennessee, and are now living with their son, Reverend Charles Emmans Rosenkrans, at Henryville, Their children were Frank, Henrietta P. and Henry William (twins) Mary E., Leonard C. and Luman R. (twins), Huldah E. and Charles Emmans.
|Reverend Irwin G. Smith and Wife||Myrtle E.,
and Elden W. SmiTH
184. ELIZABETH ROSENKRANS, daughter of William (85), was born at Wayland, New York, November 17, 1832. She began teaching school at an early age and at Columbus, Wisconsin, married March 8, 1861, Edwin Smith. They afterwards lived at Leeds, Wisconsin, and, 1866, settled on a farm at Charles City, Iowa, where she died, 1873, and where he is still living. Elizabeth had but one child, Irwin Smith, born at Leeds Center, Wisconsin, November 6, 1861. He was three years of age when his parents moved to the farm near Charles City, and was educated in the city schools. In 1881 he went to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he learned the carpenter’s trade and formed the acquaintance of Miss Sarah Uretta Coleman, whom he married near Red Bird, Nebraska, January 1, 1885. She was the daughter of Henry Mills Coleman and Mary Elizabeth Davenport, born near Chester, New Jersey, July 16, 1864, and educated in a private school at Mendham. He immediately settled at Minneapolis, where he followed the early occupation of "the Carpenter’s son" till 1892 when he moved to Bayfield, still pursuing the occupation of contractor and builder. While thus engaged he began studying for the ministry in the course of the local evangelists of the Presbyterian church, in which for several years he had been a member and an officer. In April, 1895, he was licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Chippewa, at Ashland, Wisconsin, and September following removed to Sterling, North Dakota, taking charge of a Home Mission field containing three churches and one station, which during his labors there was organized into a church. In September, 1897, he removed to Sanborn, taking charge of the work there and in April following was ordained to the full work of the ministry by the Presbytery of Fargo in session at Casselton, North Dakota, and April 1888 he was installed pastor of the Sanborn Church, where he still officiates. Reverend J.T. Smith and wife have four children: Myrtle Elizabeth, born February 17, 1886, Ellery M., born June 23, 1888, Elden Wallace, born July 14, 1890, and Percy Llewellyn.
185. MARY ROSENKRANS, daughter of William, was born December 10, 1834, was an invalid for many years and died 1874.
186. DELIA ROSENKRANS, daughter of William, was born at Waverly, New York, January 15, 1837. She married June 17, 1860, L.G. Croswell, a farmer, born May 20, 1835. She and her husband went to Columbus, Wisconsin, 1861 and 1886 went further westward and settled on a ranch at LeMour, North Dakota, where Delia died September 14, 1890. L.G. Croswell was still living there November 1893 and reported by letter concerning his family. They had seven children. Irene Croswell, was born November 7, 1864. Emily was born January 27, 1868, Omer, November 21, 1870, and died young. Delia Rose was born July 10, 1874, Teddie was born April 25, 1877, died in infancy, Lois was born March 8, 1879, and Sybil Inez, March 8, 1881. Irene Croswell, the eldest daughter, married 1896 David McLoud. They lived on a ranch at Oakes, LeMour County, where report says he froze his feet badly in a blizzard in 1896, while caring for his cattle, and "now works his farm upon artificial feet."
187. DR. EDWARD M. ROSENKRANS, son of William, was born at Wayland, New York, May 13, 1839. He went to Columbus, Wisconsin, where his brother David W. was living when quite young and attended school there. At the age of nineteen began teaching and taught for two years, at Bluff Academy, Russelville, Indiana. Near the close of his teaching he began the study of medicine with Dr. L. Clark, of Russelville, and under his instructions continued his studies till 1863. June 14, 1863, he married Sarah Amanda Gay, of Springwater, Livingston County, New York. After marriage, the Dr. farmed one year, but not finding the occupation agreeable, he abandoned it, and 1865 went to Union City, Michigan, and opened an office for the practice of dentistry. He practiced there till 1867, when he went to Ann Arbor University to complete his medical course. He afterward attended the Detroit Medical College, where he received the degree of M.D., 1869. He began the practice of medicine at Augusta, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, in 1869 and remained there till 1874, when he located at Milwaukee. He practiced medicine in Milwaukee till 1892 when he retired from his practice and went to Chicago, Illinois, having labored as a physician for twenty-three years in a profession perhaps the most exacting as to time and labor and responsibility, of all the professions. In 1897 he moved from Ellis Avenue, where he had been living, to 131 Clarke Avenue, Austin, a suburb of Chicago, where he had built himself a residence and still lives.
Dr. E.M. is a man of wide experience and extensive travel, in this country and in Europe. July 3, 1899, Dr. E.M. Rosenkrans, of Chicago, accompanied by his cousin, Dr. James H. Rosenkrans, of Hoboken, New Jersey, called on the writer and remained with his family till the next day. The Dr. is calculated to make friends wherever he goes. He is a good conversationalist and enlivens his conversation with interesting recitals of his experience and observations in his travels at home and abroad.
He gave an interesting account of his visit, in company with his wife and others, to Mount Vesuvius. From Naples they went by a private conveyance arid enjoyed the view of the Bay and adjacent country so noted for its grandeur. They ascended the Mountain by carriage as far as possible and reached the crater on foot, and there beheld one of Earth’s most mysterious wonders. In approaching the crater’s mouth which he said was then about 600 feet in diameter — it being changeable — they passed over and around fissures in the earth, whence ascended great heat, and tread upon stones and cinders scorching hot. The ground trembled and quaked and mighty rumblings were heard in the earth beneath. Some distance below the crater’s month was closed, but red with inward heat, and every four minutes regularly there was an upheaval at the center of the volcano’s mouth throwing into the air hundreds of feet high, fire and cinders and fragments of stone. To avoid them in their fall, they kept on the windward side of the crater. A native for a reward descended the side of the crater’s mouth, and brought up a sample of emery, which at times is thrown out in great quantities and is transported by car loads to distant parts of the world. The Mountain side down which the lava has flown presents a scene of barrenness and desolation. At a hotel or public place near by, where a book is kept for visitors to record their names and their impressions of the burning Mountain, the Dr. wrote, "I have looked into the mouth of Hell." This was undoubtedly a literal fact as Hell, according to Scripture, is in the earth beneath, and Vesuvius is an outlet. Dr. E.M. Rosenkrans left us on the evening train, July 4, to meet his wife at Buffalo, on her journey from Central New York to their home in Chicago, the metropolis of the west. He has no children.
188. EDWIN ROSENKRANS, son of William (85), was a twin brother of Dr. Edward M., born in Steuben County , New York, May 13, 1839. He taught school in Indiana and Wisconsin, and when the war of the Rebellion began, enlisted at Green Castle, in an Indiana regiment for 100 day’s service. After his return from the war he married Louisa Gay, sister of his twin brother’s wife, and engaged in farming, and raising horses at Shebause, Illinois. He died of heart disease, at Benton, Franklin County, Illinois, April 20, 1897. His children are: William H., Edwin J., Stella and Ella, twins, and Eda.
189. DR. FRANCIS EUGENE ROSENKRANS, son of William Rosenkrans (85), was born at Wayland, New York, April 25, 1841. The following is his autobiography: "222 Widdicomb Building, Grand Rapids, Michigan, October 23, 1899. Francis Eugene Rosenkrans was born at Wayland, New York, on April 25, 1841. (Parents were William and Priscilla Rosenkrans) worked on the farm till war broke out in May, 1861, and volunteered in the three months service, was taken sick with typhoid fever, in August following and was sick six weeks in Baltimore Hospital. As soon as able to be moved his brother Edward took him home in October. After a few weeks went to Indiana, where he taught school from 6 to 9 months in the year until February, 1865, when there was a fresh call for troops, and he volunteered again, this time in the 11th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and served as Ordinance Sergeant till the close of the war, and was discharged July 28, 1865, went back to Indiana and taught school again part of the time going to college, and studying medicine, and finally graduating in February 28, 1875, at the Cincinnati College of Medicine and Surgery, since which has practiced in Michigan and the last ten years in the city of Grand Rapids. In September 1876, Dr. F.E. Rosenkrans was married in Kalamazoo, Michigan, to Elora A. Fox, and they have two sons, the eldest Louis C., born September, 1881, and Frank William, born in January, 1884. The eldest has started in as an electrician and now at 18 is an expert as an inspector in telephone service. The younger, Frank William, is a student, and now at 15 is advanced to quite an extent in the sciences and languages and intends to become a scholar in some profession.
190. OMER L. ROSENKRANS, son of William (85), was born in Wayland, New York, April 16, 1843. He went to Milwaukee 1869 and eventually engaged in the jewelry business, which he still follows. He married Mary R. Winn, of Buffalo Grove, Illinois, and lives at Oconomowoc, thirty miles distant from Milwaukee. He is reported as one of the substantial business men of the city, doing business under the firm name of "O.L. Rosenkrans and Thatcher Company," selling "fine diamonds, watches and jewelry, 129 Wisconsin Street." He modestly refrains from saying much about himself and his business, but is said to have an extensive trade. He has manifested an interest in the family history and furnished the names and addresses of many members of the family in different parts of the country. He sent the photograph copy of the letter and receipt mentioned in connection with Jacob Rosenkrans (38), and the bill of sale received by his grandfather Levi (45). He reported also the tradition (4) of his father concerning the Swedish Professor in Holland, and his son as our first American ancestor. The tradition was given to correct the writers report founded on the church records that our first American ancestor came from Bergen, Norway, and that as learned from the land records Alexander Rosenkrans, the father of Colonel John, was not the emigrant, but his son, born in Ulster County, etc. In a letter dated Milwaukee, December 25, 1893, he says: "I fear that much of your information, being only traced, especially of especially of our early ancestors, can still be corrected. My father’s tradition of our first American ancestor makes him a man of Holland birth, but of Swedish parentage, and that his Swedish parent was a very celebrated Swedish Military Engineer officer, sent by the King of Sweden as military Instructor to Maurice, son of William, Prince of Orange, then ruler of the Netherlands, and under the teachings and with the help of our ancestor, Prince Maurice became the greatest military engineer of his time. This happened between 1558 and 1570. I give it from memory, see Motley’s history of Holland." Omer L. still clings to his father’s tradition, in contradiction to my report and conclusions, drawn from the European letters and the church and land records regarding the family in Europe, and the early members in this country, as given in the prospectus, sent out, sent out in October, 1899.
In reply to it November 2, 1899, he says: Dear Sir: — Your kind favor of October 21, received, but found me very busy, and I shall be from now until the end of the year, I do not agree with you in many things in relation to the family history, but as I said I have been so busy, I have not the time now to mention facts, but histories are largely claimed to suit the belief of the historian, still I would like a copy of the book on account of its having personal records of many members of the family," etc. I will here repeat the fact that since Omer L. referred me to Motley in 1893 in proof of the tradition, I have read thoroughly all of Motley’s works to be found on the "Dutch Republic," the "United Netherlands" and "The Life of Barneveldt," but have failed to find the mention of a Swedish instructor or the Rosenkrans name in all his works. DeAmises on "Holland and its People," speaks of Maurice’s studies at the Leyden University, and names some of the Professors there, from France and Holland, but mentions none from Sweden. Omer L. lives at Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, and has children: Mary Louisa, Madge, Omer L., Jr. and Elizabeth Ruth.
191. SELIM GRANT ROSENKRANS, son of William (85), was born at Wayland, New York, October 19, 1846. No communication has been received from him, but report says his wife’s name was Margaret V. White. He was a member of the Board of Trade, of Chicago, and said to have been a heavy speculator at times. He died in 1898.
192. CYRUS EGBERT ROSENKRANS, son of William (85), was born at Wayland, New York, May 5, 1849. His brother, Reverend David W., reports that he engaged in teaching school while young, and subsequently graduated from the law department of Michigan University, at Ann Arbor, Michigan He practiced for a time as a lawyer in Steuben County, New York, till his health gave way, when he went to the Hot Springs of Arkansas , for recuperation. Failing to receive material benefit he left there and on his way home to Steuben County, New York, he died at the home of his brother Edwin, at Chebause, Illinois, August 27, 1884.
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