Andreas, A. T. History of the state of Kansas (Supplementary History and Description of its Counties Cities Towns and Villages)

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N. Y., to Miss Charlotte "Wors'iev. who was born near Mariposa Canada. East. They have Iwo
children, James Edward, and Mary Maud; is a member of Topeka Lodge No. — K. of P.;
Is a member of the Rep^l.ln-an party, and of the Flambeau Club, of Topeka.

OLIVER H. HAY, of the firm of Hfty. Gammon & Co., dry goods merchants, is a na¬
tive of Charlestown, Masfi. Wasa resident of Brookline, Mass., for about fifteen years
prior to his removal to Topeka In the spring of 1879. He had been engaged in the dry
goods business for over thirty-five years in Boston and vicinity, before coming to Kansas,
beingamemberof the well known flrm of Spalding. Hay & Wales, wholesale and retail dry
goods merchants of Boston, just prior to corning West. In March, 1879. the'dry goods
house of Hay, Gammon & Co. was estal>llahed at Topeka^ F. R. Gammon, who had been in
the employ of Spalding. Hay & Wales, and afterward in business for himself at Laconia,
N. H., isanativeof Laconia, N. H. This firm have one of the most elegant dry goods es¬
tablishments iu theState, giving employment to a dozen clerks. They do a retail business
and a jobbing business to some extent.

M. 0. HAYWOOD, artist, was born in Saline, Mich., August 31. 1853. When he was
about six years old his parents moved to Kansas, locating near Topeka. He received a
good common sehool education, graduating at the High School of Vassar. Mich. He then
studied painting ac the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, at Philadelphia, He returned
to Topeka three years ago, and now enjoys a good patronage. He makes portrait and
figure naincing a specialty, although he gives considerable attention to scenic painting.

WM. R. HAZEN, attorney, and Justice of thePeace. was born in Sunmans, Ripley
Co,, Ind., August 14,185^. He was educated at the Indiana University, and Moore's
Hill College, graduating from the latter institution. He read law in Versailles, Ind.. and
commenced practice there, remaining In that place untlihe carae to Topekain thefall of
1878; engaged in practice here until he was appointed Justice ofthe Peace, in April. 1880.
In April, 1881. he was elected to the same position, and re-elected April 3,1883. Hewas
married at Sunmans. Ind.. in October, 1878. to Emma M. Alden. a native of New Hamp¬
shire. They have one child,Effie Pearl. The Judge i ■ a member of Lodge No. 17. A.F.,fe A.M.

PROF. EDWIN E. HK.^TH. teacher, was born in Corinth. Vt., November?, 1846. His
parentsremoved to California in 1855. Prof. Heath received his education inthe schools
of that State, graduating from the Stockton Seminary in 181)2. He then returned to his
native State, and in 186ti graduated in civil engineering from the Bradford JAcademy. He
was then engaged fora year upon the survey of the Central Paciflc K. r! in California,
after which he entered the i egular army and served his country upon the frontier for five
years.holding all tlie grades of rank from a private to quartermaster, sergeant, and hospital
steward. After leaving the army he was engaged for nearly two years in prospecting in the
silver mines of New Mexico. Prof. Heath cameto Kansas in 1873. locating at Junction
City, where he held the position of teacher of the Grammar School until August, 1877,
when he removed to Solomon City, and for one year held the position of principal of the
school there. In November, 1878. he removed to Topeka. and has since been identified
with the educational interests of that city, wherefor fouryears hehas been principal of
the Harrison School. Prof. H. is a prominent member of the K. of P.. is also a member of
Frontier Lodge No. 25,1. O. O. F. at Junction City; was representative to the Grand Lodge
iu 1878, and Chief Patriarch ofthe encampment two terras; married Miss.Ianet Miller at
Junction City. July 25. 1876, and tliey have two children, Jeanie Ruth, born April 28, 1877,
and   Arthur Harvey, born June 20, 1879.

FR.A.N1C HERALD, attorney at law, was born in Tekonsh.a, Calhoun Co., Mich., July 9,
1849. He waseducated atthe Seminary. Ypsilanti. Mich., andat the Michigan State Normal
School, anil graduated from thelaw departmentof Michigan University in 1875; admitted
to the bar of Indiana March 25. 1875, audbegan practice at Logansport in that State, where
remained nntil 1878, when he came to Toptka. In 1879 he formed a partnership with J.
W. Campbell, and tliey were associa'ted together in practice of law for three years: since
that time Mr. Herald has had no partner. He is a member of I. O. O. F. and K. of P.
March 19, 1877. he was married at Bryan. Ohio, to Miss D. G. Hvatt. a native of that place,
anddaughterof S. B. Hyatt, one of the leading citizens of theState. Mr. Herald has one
child, George H.. born August 28,1882.

C. K. HERBOLDSHEIMER. grocer and general bottler of mineral water, came to Kan¬
sas February 3,1858. from Kalamazoo, Mien. Located first at Junction City, and was in
the brewing business fortwo years; moved from there to Lecompton, and remained one
year and then came to Topeka: was appointed recruiting oflBcer forthe Sixteenth Kansas
by Gov. Carney, and served one year; enlisted in Company B, Forty-third Missouri Cavalry,
May 13, 1863, nnd served three year^; was operating against Bill Anderson and Gorden in
Missouri chiefly; was acting quartermaster under Capt. Smith abouttwo months; was mus¬
tered outill June. 1865; was born at Herzogenourauch, Bavaria. Germany. December 12.
1843; cameto America with his parents when eight years old. lived at Rochester. N. Y.
six mouths aud moved to Kalamazoo. Mich., where he remained until coming to Kansas.
Was married March 13 1870. at Topeka, to Miss Lanra B. Lesser; they havefive child¬
ren living, Julia B.. C. K. Jr.. Laura M.. Lillian B. and Agnes; is amember of Turners'
Association and Lutheran Church, of Topeka.

D C. HE WIT r, blacksmith aud machine repairer. North Topeka. came to Lulu, Mitchell
Co.. Kan .InSeptember, 1877. and engaged in blacksmithing and farming; cameto Topekain
March. 1882, and openeda shop on his presentlocatlon; was born December 16, 1835, at
CarrolL Chautauqua Co.. N. Y.; was married June 22. 1858, at Randolph. Cattaraugus Co.,
N. Y.. to Betsy A. Spalding, of the same place. They have five children, viz.. Louie May.
now Mrs. Geo. W. Aminons. of Kansas City; L.. Agnes L.. William L.. Daniel S. He
is a niembiT of tli*I. O. O. F., Beloit Lodge No. 130, Beloit, Kan.; is also member ot En¬
campment-- was an active memberof I. O.G. T., in New York, and is still an exponent of
the princioles of th^t Order.

J. B. HIBBEN, M. D.. was born in Laurel, Ind., May 8, 1855. His father, Rev. Henry B.
Hibben, is a chaplain iu the U. S. Navy, now stationed at Philadelphia, and formerly pro¬
fessorof mathematics in Newport and Annapolis. Dr. Hibben was educated at Middletown
Wesleyan University. Middletown.Conn..andof New York University, graduating from the
medical department of the latter in the of 1877. He commenced practice inthe in¬
sane asylum at Flatbusli, N. Y. and remainedin that institution a year and a Iinlf. when
he went, to Dightou, Mass.. where be remained until he returned to Brooklyn and made ar¬
rangements to come to Kansas. He located in Topeka. May, 1879. aud has been associated
with Dr S. E. Sheldon as partner since September of the same year. He is assistant secre¬
tary of theState Medi'-;i I Society and amember of the Kausas Eastern District Society,
City Physician, and Memberof the Boardof Health.

MYHON HOLCO.MB. contractor and builder, came to Kansas iu 1869. locating at
Topeka. Has heen contracting about flve years. Has had some large contracts, and busi¬
ness has averaged Sfi.OUU per year. Keeps an average of six men employed. Enlisted iu
Decatur 111., in 1862. Company E. One Hundred and Sixteeenth Illinois Infantry, as pri¬
vate Was with his command at Chickasaw Bayou. Was all through the siege of Vicks¬
burg and at the surrender. Was at Arkansas Post. Jackson, Atlanta. Chattanooga. Was
with Sherman in his famous march to the sea and atthe fall of Atlanta, and at Goldboro
and Raleigh, Was promoted to Sergeant Major, and to Adjutant of the regiment in March,
1865 Wai mu3teredout<atSpringtteld, ill., in July, 1865. VVas born In GreeneCounty. ill.,
April 29 1829. Resided in native county eighteen mouths, and then raoved to S.angaraon
County where he resided until twenty-three years old, and learned his trade. Then moved
tc MaconJUounly. Atter the war moved to McLean County, and from tliere to Kansas. Was
married in Sangamon County, 111.. In 1852. to Miss Dorcas C. Wincbell. a native of Franklin
County N Y.- tliev have four children: Omar Alonzo. Carrie G., Lizzie b.. and Minnie E.
Is a member of Topeka Lodge No. 11, A. O. U. W.   Family attend Presbyterian Church.

OMAR A. HOLCOMB. teacher, was born near Springfield. 111.. March, 1855. Removed
to Decatur when seveii vears old; resldul tiiere two J ears, then removedto Bloomington,
IM wherehecontlnued to reside uutil 1869. wheu hecame to Kansas, locating atTopeka.
1*1 a graduate of the Topeka High School. His first connection with the public schools was
as principal of Jackson School, which position he held during tbe years 1879 and 1880. He
■wa" then transferred to Lincoln School as principal, which position lie h^is held two years.
Average attendance at Jackson about 270. Average at Lincoln, in 1882, about 660. He has
been steadily advanced since his connection with the schools. Has entirelyreorganized the
Lincoln School and it is now under thorougii discipline and in harmonious and excellent
working order. Married Miss Elia S, Fawkes. of Manhatun, February 28, 1879, and they
have one cllild—Bernlce. liorn February 12. 1880.

M C HOLMAN furniture dealer, 435 Kansas avenue. North Topeka, was bornin Bris¬
tol n'H. March5,1852. He isason of Rev. C. Holman. a Methodist Episcopal clergyman,
now stationed at Corning, K s.. and being at present Secretaryof tbe Kansas Conference.
The subii-c. of this sketch, M. C. Holman, only lived oneyear iu his n.uive town, then his
parents removed to Great Fails, in the same State, and afterward to Dover. N. H.; also lived
atLawrence He was educated in the New Hampshire Conference College at Tiiton.
and came to Kansas with his parents in the spring of 1869, on account of his father's 111
health Engaged in tiie grocery business at Ottawa until the spring of 1873; then was
bool'-keeper at Junction CItyuiitil 1875. aad later was engaged inthe furniture business
at Bl'ue Rapids until the autumn of 1882 when heengaged in the same business in North
Topeka which he still continues. He was married at Blue Rapids in the spring of 1878. to
Miss M. Emma Wright, ot that place.                    .                               , „      •    -kt -^   v,

D HOLMES, druggist. 247 Kansas .avenue, is anative of Mount Morris, N. Y.; boru
September 19 1836. In June. 1856. he removed to Rockford, III., where be clerked in a
drug store till the breaking out of the war. whenhe responded to the flrst call, enlisting in
Comnanv D Eleventh Illinois Volunteer Infantry, serving three months, the term ot en¬
listment In that regiment. In October. 1861, he enlisted again, this time in B.attery E. First
Illinois Light Artlller\ ; wasappolnted First Sergeant, and served with that coinmand until
November. 18B2. wheii he was discharged on account ot disability resulting froni sickness.
After leaving the service and regaining his health, he returned to Rockford. joined with
Samuel Norton iu purchasing the store ol his former employer, and continue.! in the drug
business under the flrm name ot Holmes & Norton till the spniig of 1866, -wlien lie sold out
to Wa partner ana removea to Lapeer, Mich, where he was iu the drug trade till the spring

of 1869, when, on account of falling health, he disposed of his business and took a vacation
of a year and a half. Haviug in view a healthful climate, he removed, in 1870, to southern
Kansas and opened a drug store in Thayer, Neosho County, where he carried on the busi¬
ness till 1877, whenhe closed out his interest there and made, as he hopes, a permanent
settlement in Topeka, where he since has been doing a lucrative business, having one or
tiie most complete drug establishments in the city. Mr. Holmes was married in cnetopa
Township, Wilson County, in June. 1872, to Mary E. Waggoner, a native of Moline, 111.
Mr. H. is a member ot the Presbyterian Church and the orders of the A. i. & A. m. ana
the G. A. R,                                                                                                       , -    .. „ !{„„

C. B. HOPKINS, architect, came to Topeka In Jnne, 1868, and engaged in building
oper.ations until the spring of 1881. when he became a partner ot E. T. Carr, architect.
Among the buildings ac Topeka which hehas planned may be mentioned the dvveliings oi
Edwin Scott, W. W. Manspeaker and Judge MTcFariaud. Aiso the City Building, the Union
Block, J. D. Knox, Manspeaker's Block. McLaughlin's store building. Grange and Masonic
building at Manhattan, etc. He has aiso made the plans for schoolhouses at Abilene, Man¬
hattan and Sabetha; a bank at Minneapolis. Kan., a church at Rossville, andother public
buildings. Mr. Hopkins was born at Lima, Livingston Co.. N. Y,, March 6,1830. When an
infant his parents moved to Huron County, Ohio, which place remained his home ro^ ten
years. Hethen lived flve years in Erie County, Ohio, six years in DeKalb County, Ina„
and about a yearin Florida, Henry Co., Ohio. Thence he migrated to Erie Countyana
stayed a summer, theu to Huron County, thence to Cleveland and flnally to Upper bandusKy.
Wyandotte Co., Ohio, where he reraained twelve years prior to his removal to Kansas.
Hewas married in Norwalk. Huron Co., Ohio. July 4, 1856, to Rosannah M.Washburn,
a native ot the State of New York. They have four children—George W., Eugene L.,
Francis M.. and Ella May.                                                                                  , .     , ^.

COL. DANIEL H. HORNE was born in Dover, N. H., February 26,1828. Lived there
until he was flfteen years of age; then «"ent to Haverhill. Mass., where he learned the trade
of tanner and currier. After serving two years'apprenticeshin he embarked in the business
for himself at Salem: afterwards at Wohurn. Charlestown, and Boston until he was twenty-
six vears of age. He married at Wobnrn, Mass., April 22. ]?49, to Maria L. Hovey, a
native of Camliridge, Mass. In November, 1854. Mr. Home started for Kansas alone, arriv¬
ing at Kansas City November 30. December 1 he flrst reached Kansas soil, and on the Sd
of that month he was selected, at Lawrence, as chairman of a committee to proceed west
from there and select a town site for thirteen membersof the meeting of men who desired
to locate together. The result ofthe investigations and judgmentof the committee of whicn
he was chairman was the location ot the Topeka town site At tbe Lawreuce nieeting.Dr.
Charles Robinson. C. K. Holliday andM. C. Dickey (neither of whom was oi the original
thirteen before mentioned) carae In and stated that there was a good location twenty-flve
miles west of Lawrence, on the Kansas River, Mr. Dickey stating tliat the land had been se¬
cured by himself and three associates, Enoch Chase, Jacob Ch.ise and George Davis, who
were then on the ground. Uiiou the representations made, the committee, composed of
Daniel H. Horne, F.W.Giles, L. G. Cleaveland and S. A. Clark, accompanied by Dickey.
Holliday and Roblnsou, proceeded to the point dosignated, where they found the Chases and
George Davis. These gentlemen and Mr. DIckev were given the choice of 160-acre claims
outside of the town-site limitsif they would relinquish their rights to the claim where it
was proposed to locate the town, they, however, to also have equalrights as members ofthe
town company. Coi. C.K. Holliday also iiecame a member of the town company. The com¬
mittee adopted a resolution providing that no distribution of lots or claims should be made
(except the selection of claims hy Enoch Chase. Jacob Chase, M.C. Dickey and George
Davis), until tlie men they had left atLawrence should arrive, so thatthey might have an
equal chance with the membersof tlie committee in securing claims and lots. After their
arrival a distribution was made liy lottery, Jonas C. Greenwood securing the first choice.
Heselectcdaclaim wherethe A., T. & S. F. shops are now located, which he immediately
disposed of to T. J. Thornton for a consideration of S15. Daniel H. Horne secured the
second choice, and selected a claim west of town site, where he now resides. The Colonel
has been engaged in farming more or less since his location here, also dealing extensively
in real estate. He was chosen .Marshal of the Free-state squatters, and Captain of the To¬
peka Guards, a Free-state organization. Inthefall of 1855 he was captain of another mili¬
tary corap<any which was organized to proceed tothe relief of Lawrence, which had been
surrounded by the border ruffians. Prior to the commencement of the War of the Rebellion
hewas commissioned, by Governor Robinson, Colonel of the Fourth Kansas Regiment,
Southern Division. He nad previously been elected Colonel by the meinbers of the regi¬
ment, composed of men from Osage, Wabaunsee and Shawnee counties. This regiment was
kept up until aft'r the war broke out; then the men went into the First, Second and Fifth
Kansas Volunteers. In \ugust. 1862. the Colonel enlisted as a private in Company E. Elev¬
enth Kansas Volunteer Infantry. He was made First Sergeant-Major upon the organiza¬
tion of the regiment. While with that command he participated in the battles of Fort
Wayne, Kane Hill, Prairie Grove, the taking of Van Buren, and minor en^gements. In
Febraary, 1863. he was coramissioned by President Lincoln Captain iuthe Fourth Indian
Brigade; served in that brigade until it was mustered out of the serviceln the fall of the
same year. He waschosen, in the fall of 1864. Captain of Company A, Second Regiment,
commanded by Col. George W. Veale. participating in a campaign of two weeks in pursuit
of Price. For his faithful and courageous conduct while engaged in this service he received
several manifestations of approval from the commander of the forces, tbe post of honor being
assigned to him of guarding the crossing where itwas expected the rebels would attempt to
cross the Blue. During this time he was a candidate against Col. Veale for State Senator,
and waselected. He wasa member of the Oity Council and President of the Boardof Alder
men in 1871; being acting Mavor at the timeof the Chicago fire of that year, all money
from this point was sent by hira tothe sufferers. $5,400 beiug sent at one time. He organ¬
ized the Topeka Manufacturing Company, completing the organization of that company
March 16. 1883. He is a member of the Congregational Church and of the A., F. & A. M.
He was one of the eariy constables of Topeka. having been commissioned by Governor
Reeder. The wife of his early manhood si ill lives to cheer him in tlie declining years ofhis
life. Their union has been iilessed by a large faniily of chidren, four of whom survive—
Georgia W., Daniel H.. Jr., Mary and Jaines B, Those deceased are as follows; Millard F..
who died attbeageof three years; Lizzie, wlie died afew months afterbirth; Kittle and
Lillle. twins, died at six months; Samuel survived until he was nine years of age; a charm¬
ing danghter. Rilla. died in 1883. aged twenty-three years.

JOHN HORTON. market gardener, Section 28; P. O. Topeka. Owns twenty acres.
Came to Kansas in 1870. First stopped in Lawrence for four years, aud then came to To¬
peka. Bought this place and located on it in the fall of 1879. He was born in Lincolnshire,
England, July 2,1827. Came to the United States in 1866, flrst locating in Rockfoid, 111.,
and came from there to Kansas. He was married to Mrs Cecelia Weckman in 1879, Mrs.
H. having two children by a former marriage—Hilnia and Daniel, and two children by the
present marriage—John and Charles.   Mr. Horton is a raeraber of the Baptist Church.

J.K.HUDSON isa native of Carrollton, Carroll Co.. Ohio, where he was born May 4,
1840. Hewas the eldestof six sons of John and Rehecca (Rothacker) Hudson. His
tather was of English parentage, and was engaged In active business life at various
points In Eastern Ohio tor nearly forty vears, being a practical printer from early boyhood,
aud during his residence in Ohio, the publisher of variousjournals. He was a man of strong
moral and rellgiousconvictious which wai- evinced ina peculiarly upright life and exemplary
character. He was an active member oi the Methodist Chuich, a radical temperance re¬
former, and a staunch Republican so long as he lived. Hedid honorable service In the
Northern army duringthe late war, despite his years. He died in Kansas City, Mo., while vis¬
iting his sons, in June, 1877. His mother was ot German parentage. She was one of the
million silent heromes who watched and suffered aud waited during the war. and suffering
made no sign. With her husband and fonr sons In theservice. her heart with them, she went
to her rest. Ill July.1865—one short month before their sate return. The subject of this sketch
received his primary education'in the public schools ot Salera, Ohio, which was supple¬
mented by a most thorough course of private study after leaving school. He learned the
art of printing in his father's printing offlce, in Salem, Ohio, wherethe ^Jiti-.SiaDeri/ Bwjle,
one of the most radical abolition journals of the tirae. was published for several years. He
left July 1861.incompany with Barclay Coppick and several other com-
panlous.and came to Fort Leavenwoith. Kausas. where they Immediately enlisted in the
Third Regiment Kansas Volunteers (Lane's Brigade), and commenced active service at
once, being hrst niarched to Fort Scott, thence to KansasClty, wilh the intent of relieving
Mulligan at Lexington, Mo. He followed the fortunes and labors ot his regiment
doing the full duty of an American soldier, to Sprlngfleld, Mo., and late in the tall to
Mound City. Kansas, -lyhere the command went into winter quarters. He was at this time
promoted from Orderly-Sergeant to Second Lieutenant of lis company. Inthe springof
1862 the Array of the Frontier was organized at Fort Scott, and the Third and Fourth
Kansas Regiments, forming a part of the new organization, were consolidated, being there¬
after kno-wn as the Tenth Regiment of Kansas Infantry. Mr. Hudson was appointed as
fw'-"^ Lieiiten,ant of Company C. in the new regiment, which was assigned to the Third
i^J^H^UE^^^^''^'^ ?" the campaign of 1862, he was acting as Assistant Adjutant General of
f„n?H?n |-,.niS!r.."„,fo''v""^'''i ^'"' l'rav,eryln the battles ot Newtonia, Fort Wayne,
Cane Hill, Prairie Grove, Van Buren, and tbe various skirmishes in which his command
was engaged, being especially commended in the official reports for personal bravery ahd
n'^vEs^'lt'Tnlif Mo ""in,? "'?■■'"'■"'HV°^«- I" 1863 he'served oS the still of General
ftaHon'pi^at «!- 1 oS' ^1^ subsequently as Ald-de-Carap to General Scofleld, being
stationed at St. Louis, Mo.   In December ot that year he was nromoted as Maior o?

Unitfd'sVa'iesSSred^iX'itrv'^R^' ^'"''™i"-<l,s ^own as Hi'e ^Xsecond'^llSeSt
united acaies colored Infantry. He served during the campaign of 1864 with his regi¬
ment, on the lower Mississippi, and the mouth of the Rio Grande in Texas He sSe-
o'Sfat'^rhTHot of fhe w^'? ■"' Pi"' h& P^" ""' ^' Brownsvili" Te^Ka" anS was^iSus"erli
tember iRBl;hsi,Pcn„^^„'.?/"'^'l^?S-'"'^">K Deeu in the Service tour years. In Sep.
doTfe ro,^?,?v'on whnT^iv»Vi*rJ:°''°^!!J re'^Wentof Kansas. He bought a tarm in Wyan¬
dotte County, on which lived for eight years, being employed largefy in stock raising and
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