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Source:
20th Century History of Youngstown & Mahoning Co., Ohio
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1907
 

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  C. C. LANCE, a member of the Youngstown Candy Company, the successors to the D. L. Clark Company of that city, has been a resident of Youngstown for three years, and was born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, in 1879.  He was reared and educated at Beaver Falls, that state, and at the age of 16 began work in a grocery store, where he remained until about 19 years of age.  He then became a traveling salesman for the D. L. Clark Company of Youngstown, wholesale confectioners, cigars and grocery sundries.  He remained on the road for that company for about six years, when he was sent to Youngstown as manager of the branch in that city and later became a member of the firm, having been a stock holder of the company for the past five years.  The firm employs five traveling salesmen who cover a radius of 100 miles out of Youngstown.  Mr. Lance is a member of the Knights of Pythias Lodge of Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania.
Source: 20th Century History of Youngstown & Mahoning Co., Ohio and Representative Citizens - Publ. Biographical Publ. Co. - Chicago, Illinois - 1907 - Page 973

Mark H. Liddle
MARK H. LIDDLE

Source: 20th Century History of Youngstown & Mahoning Co., Ohio and Representative Citizens - Publ. Biographical Publ. Co. - Chicago, Illinois - 1907 - Page 731

  ELMER RUSH LYNN, who is engaged in general farming and dairying in Canfield township, owning 250 acres of land, was born Nov. 23, 1865, on his present farm, and is a son of Hiram and Rachel (Mocherman) Lynn.
    
The great-grandfather of Elmer R. Lynn was born in1802, and came from Pennsylvania to Ohio after his marriage, settling in the wilderness, in Canfield township.  He erected a log cabin and began clearing the land, residing here until his death.  He was the father of seven children: David, John, Mary, Betsey, George, Levi and Philip.  The only survivor of the family is Mary, who is the widow of Nathan Hartman, and is one of the oldest residents of Canfield township.  Capt. John Lynn, grandfather of Elmer R., was born on the home farm, on which he passed all his subsequent life, clearing the greater part of the land, and becoming a well-known farmer and stock-raiser.  He married Sophia Nickum and they reared two children: Hiram and Anna May, the latter of whom married Noah Lynn, and resides at Youngstown, Ohio.  John Lynn died on this farm, Mar. 24, 1885, at the age of 74 years.
     Hiram Lynn was born on the old family homestead, Feb. 7, 1837, and, with the exception of two years, spent his entire life on this farm.  He obtained his education at the Canfield Academy, after which he taught school for many terms in Canfield township, and then settled down to farming.  He was a stanch Democrat and served for several years as township trustee and as justice of the peace.  He married (first) Rachel Mocherman, who was born Aug. 7, 1842, in Jackson township, and died Jan. 5, 1876.  Her father was Abraham Mocherman, who was an extensive farmer and stock-raiser of Jackson township.  There were four children born to the parents of our subject: "Elmer, Ward D., Jay Elwood, and Orman Allen.  Hiram Lynn married (second) Catherine Kyle, a daughter of Robert Kyle.  There were no children born to the second union.  Hiram Lynn died Mar. 1, 1888, but his widow still survives.
     Elmer Lynn attended the district schools of Canfield township and continued to live at home, and as he was the eldest son, the greater part of the overseeing of the farm work fell to him.  Subsequently he purchased 160 acres from his father's estate, and resides in the large eight-room residence which was erected by his father and grandfather.  The large barn and other buildings Mr. Lynn erected himself, the old barn in which was on the place when he bought it, having been destroyed by lightning.  His second farm, which he purchased from the Canfield heirs, lies about one-half mile from Canfield, and is used for pasturage, as he keeps between 35 and 40 head of cattle, operates a large dairy and retails butter in Youngstown.
     Mr. Lynn was married May 20, 1891, to Emma Kyle, who was born Aug. 20, 1870, in Youngstown township, a daughter of Joshua and Candace (Loveland) Kyle, both of whom were born in Mahoning County, and died in Canfield township.  She is one of a family of four children:  Robert, Lulu, Mrs. I. Goodman; Emma, and Charles Clayton.  Three children were born to Mr. and Mrs. Lynn: Ralph H., Edith and WardMr. Lynn is a Democrat and was elected township trustee in 1902, in which capacity he is still serving, and he is also a member of the school board.  Mr. Lynn and his family are all members of the Disciple Church, of which he is an elder.  He has always taken an interest in educational matters and was one of the incorporators of the Northeastern Ohio Normal School at Canfield.
Source: 20th Century History of Youngstown & Mahoning Co., Ohio and Representative Citizens - Publ. Biographical Publ. Co. - Chicago, Illinois - 1907 - Page 810
  EMERY F. LYNN was born in Canfield township, Mahoning county, Ohio, Feb. 9, 1858.  His law education was obtained at Heidleburg College, Tiffin, Ohio, where he was graduated in June, 1882, and in the law department of the Cincinnati College, from which he was graduated May 28, 1884.  After being admitted to the bar he came to Youngstown, where he is now engaged in the practice of law, having an office at 120 Wick avenue.
Source: 20th Century History of Youngstown & Mahoning Co., Ohio and Representative Citizens - Publ. Biographical Publ. Co. - Chicago, Illinois - 1907 - Page  308

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