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HORACE J. NEWBERRY

NEWBERRY, COOPER, ALLEN

Posted By: Volunteer (email)
Date: 7/19/2008 at 10:25:00

HORACE J. NEWBERRY, the present proprietor and editor of the Lane Advance, bought out Messrs. Wilbur & Winter in June, and took possession July 1, 1882. Was born in Guthrie County, Iowa, November 13, 1855; is a twin, his mate being a girl--name Eunice M. Newberry; has two other sisters, twins--Effie Ann and Emma Jane; also two brothers, Ezra Walter and George Leander, all living. His parents were John Wesley and Mary Newberry--he was born in Washington County, Ohio, February 8, 1832; she was born near Nashville, Tenn., February 16, 1824, maiden name Cooper. Horace J. and Eunice are the oldest of the family. All received a good common school education. Horace worked on the farm until nearly of age, when he learned the painter and paper hanging trade, in which he was successful, being a first-class workman. In 1877 he began corresponding for several newspapers. From Iowa his parents moved to Illinois, thence to Kansas in September, 1865, settling in Miami County. In 1870 they returned to Illinois, and in November 1876, again moved to Kansas, stopping at Ottawa. From Ottawa they moved to Lane, their present home. Horace was married March 14, 1880, to Miss Lydia H. Allen, of Ohio City, Franklin Co., Kan.; January 20, 1881, a son was born--Horace Elmer. Horace J. has a neat home on the southwest corner of Fifth and Cedar Streets, Lane.

Found in CUTLERS HISTORY OF THE STATE OF KANSAS ---Franklin Co KS


 

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