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ISBN-10: 1330881923

ISBN-13: 9781330881927

ISBN-10: 1528377737

ISBN-13: 9781528377737

PREFACE

The component to Ohio embraced via this quantity has sustained inside its confines males who've been favorite within the historical past of the country, or even the country, for a century. The annals teem with the files of robust and noble manhood, and, as Sumner has stated, "the actual grandeur of countries is in these characteristics which represent the greatness of the individual." the ultimate motives which form the fortunes of people and the destinies of States are usually an analogous. they're frequently distant and vague, and their impression scarcely perceived until eventually obviously declared through effects. That country is the best which produces the best and such a lot manly males and trustworthy girls; and the intrinsic safeguard of a group relies no longer lots upon tools as upon that ordinary improvement from the deep assets of which proceeds all that's worthwhile and everlasting in lifestyles. yet this type of end result would possibly not consciously be reflected by means of the actors within the nice social drama. Pursuing every one his own reliable by means of exalted capability, they determine as a logical result.

The components of luck in existence consist in either innate potential and backbone to excel. the place both is in need of, failure is nearly yes within the end result. The research of a profitable existence, for this reason, serves either as a resource of knowledge and as a stimulus and encouragement to people who have the skill. As a big lesson during this connection we may well appropriately

quote Longfellow, who stated: "We pass judgement on ourselves by way of what we consider in a position to doing, whereas we pass judgement on others by way of what they've got already done." a devoted own historical past is an indication of the reality of this observation.

In this biographical heritage the editorial employees, in addition to the publishers, have totally learned the significance of the duty. within the choice of the cloth there was a relentless target to discriminate rigorously in regard to the choice of matters. those that were widespread components within the public, social and business improvement of the county were 'given due acceptance so far as it's been attainable to safe the needful info. Names worthwhile of perpetuation the following, it truly is actual, have in different situations been passed over, both as a result of the apathy of these involved or the lack of the compilers to safe the knowledge useful for a symmetrical cartoon; yet much more pains were taken to safe accuracy than have been promised within the prospectus. Works of this nature, as a result, are extra trustworthy and whole than are the " commonplace " histories of a country.
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A CENTENNIAL BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

OF

HANCOCK COUNTY, OHIO.

JACOB F. BURKET.

The topic of this cartoon has been a famihar determine in Ohio for a few years, as a result of his well known connection either with the bench and bar of the country. For over thirty years he used to be an legal professional in lively perform at Findlay, and because February nine, 1893, has been a member of the country ultimate court docket, at this time protecting the location of leader justice of that tribunah His kin is of Swiss beginning and it sounds as if the identify was once initially written Burkhardt. In 1758 the great-grandparents of our topic emigrated from Switzerland to the US, followed through their son John, who used to be at the moment an youngster approximately 4 years previous. at the voyage around the ocean the daddy died of a deadly disease, and his widow after arriving within the usa situated at analyzing, Pennsylvania. John Burkhardt grew to manhood at that position, and firstly of the progressive Avar turned a member of Von Heer's Cavalry, which was once geared up lower than a distinct act of the Continental congress for the aim of performing as a physique protect to Washington. He participated along with his command in its next carrier, and Avith them shared the horrors of the by no means to be forgotten wintry weather at Valley Forge. He remained with the military until eventually the quit of Cornwallis, and then he again to his domestic at analyzing, the place he married a omit Fox and to that end got rid of to Ohio. finding first in Perry

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