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JAMES C. CADOT

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JOHN C. CADOT

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SMILEY A. CALDWELL

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T. CALVER

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SHADRACH CHAFFIN

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CHARLES CHICK, deceased, was born in December, 1823, in Gallia County, Ohio, and moved with is father's family, in 1846, to the farm now occupied by his widow, and which contains 237 acres of good land.  He was married in 1854 to Sarah, daughter of John and Rebecca Lawson.  They have had born to them ten children - Lizzie, Stephen C., Ida (married to William Horr), Clara B., John W., Hattie S., Henrietta (died when three years of age), Ella E., Laura R., Walter A. and Pearl.  Mr. Chick died June 7, 1877, and the farm is now managed by his widow and eldest son.  Her father, John Lawson, was one of the pioneer settlers of Scioto Valley.  He died in 1859.  William Chick, father of our subject, was born near Livermore, England, and when a young man came to America and settled in Gallia County, Ohio, where he died in 1847, and his wife died in 1845.
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ROBERT H. COBURN, merchant, Harrisonville, Ohio, was born in Madison Township, Scioto County, June 28, 1850, the son of Arthur A. and Martha M. (Cowell) Coburn, the former born April 27, 1810, in Columbiana County, Ohio, and the latter born April 22, 1809, in Mercer County, Pa.  They were married in Pittsburg, Pa., Apr. 29, 1834, and were the parents of ten children, of whom six are living - James Harvey, Oscar M., Theodore A., Martha J., wife of George Cook; Mary, wife of Lewis Bracy, and Robert H., our subject.  The latter remained on his father's farm in Madison Township until he was married, Mar. 26, 1876, to Isabella, daughter of Peleg and Susan Colegrove, of Madison Township.  Their children are - William E., Clarence A., Robert D. and Mabel.  In 1881 Mr. Coburn came to Harrisonville, and engaged in the dry-goods and grocery business.  He carries a complete line of general merchandise and is one of the solid business men of the place.  His father was a hatter by trade, which occupation he followed till 1842, when he engaged in farming.  He purchased a farm in Madison Township, Scioto County, in 1847, where he followed agricultural pursuits till his death, which occurred Jan. 19, 1877.  He was survived him till July 8, 1880.
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GEORGE W. COFFRIN

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AMOS SPENCER COLE, son of Captain A. B. Cole, was born Oct. 19, 1857; in the house where his father now resides.  At the age of twenty-three years he accepted a clerkship in the postoffice at Baltimore, but at the end of eight months returned home.  His father being in poor health he took charge of the farm, which he managed till 1882.  In 1883 he was married to Mary Fritts, step-daughter of T. T. Geager, of Portsmouth.
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D. F. CONNELL was born in Brooke County, W. Va., then Virginia, Nov. 12, 1827.  In 1842 he accompanied his father to Richland County, Ohio, thence to Upper Sandusky, and in 1844 returned to Brooke County, Va., now W. Va., where he remained till 1846, when he went to Columbiana County, Ohio.  In 1851 he went to Hancock County, W. Va., and engaged in the mercantile business, adding fire brick to it in 1866.  In 1868 he removed to Portsmouth and took charge of the fire-brick works.  The business was started in 1865 by Taylor & Thomas, but in 1866 Mr. Connell bought an interest in the firm was changed to Taylor, Thomas & Co.  In February, 1868, Mr. Connell bought Mr. Thomas's interest and changed the firm name to Taylor & Connell.  They began in a small way in an old saw-mill, making at first about 4,000 per day.  The first year they doubled their capacity and extended their trade.  They have furnished brick for most of the furnaces of Chicago, Detroit, Joliet and Milwaukee.  Mr. Connell became interested in the Cincinnati Retort and Tile Works, and was in Cincinnati two years, a member of the firm of Connell & Taylor, same business.  He was the First to introduce the calcine fire brick in the Sciotoville works, which has proved a great success.  They employed a travelling salesman, R. Jenkins, of Chicago, who worked up a large trade throughout the Northwest.  In 1870 the Scioto Fire Brick Company, Towne & McConnell Brick Company and Salamander Brick Company consolidated, forming the Scioto Brick Company, with a joint stock company, in 1872 Mr. Connell retired from the management of this company and for several years gave his attention to his West Virginia land.  In 1880 he became associated with D. Hale, of Charleston,  and George Straughn in the coal business, but soon after bought his partners' interests.  The company now consists of John D. Carter and Mr. Connell and his sons, George and James, the two latter residing in Peabody.  They own 400 acres of coal land and lease 200 acres.  They have two banks opened and four other workable seams.  They employ 300 men and run their coal directly into their boats on the Kanawha River.  Their capacity at present is from 6,000 to 8,000 bushels per day.  The coal is of superior quality, well adapted for domestic purposes, and especially valuable for gas.  Mr. Connell is one of the most prominent business men of Southern Ohio.  He was married in 1850 to Catherine A. Wilhelm, of Hancock County, W. Va.  They have nine children - Julia, the wife of A. C. Davis; George, James, Anna, Sarah, William, Mary, Daniel and ArthurMr. Connell is a member of the Masonic family.
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W. A. CONNOLLEY, proprietor of one of the oldest established business houses of Portsmouth, Ohio, is a son of the late James Connolley.  The business was established by his father in 1855, and in 1860 he was admitted as a partner, and on the death of his father, in 1868, he succeeded to the business.  He did an exclusive retail business until 1874, when he enlarged the building situated on the corner of Fifth and Chillicothe streets, and with increased accommodations started a jobbing business in connection with the retail.  The first floor of the building is divide3d into two large and commodious rooms which accommodate the retail trade, one devoted to dry-goods and notions, the other to boots and shoes.  The upper floors are devoted exclusively to the wholesale trade.  Both wholesale and retail departments are kept well stocked with such goods as meet the demands of the people, and strict attention is paid to the style of goods that suit the different seasons of the year.  This house has for many years held a leading position in this city, and as years roll by it loses none of its former energy and push.
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HENRY COOK was born in Germany, Oct. 20, 1827, a son of Henry Cook who came to the United States with his family in 1840 and located in Portsmouth, where he remained till his death in 1870, at the age of sixty-nine years, his wife having died several years previous.  They had six children - Caroline, who was married to Adam Mitzger and died in 1873, aged forty-eight years;  Henry, our subject; Louisa, wife of Charles Kearher, of Portsmouth; John Frederick, of Jackson, Ohio; William and Augustus (twins).  Henry learned the shoemaker's trade of his father and has since been engaged in that business, ten years of the time working in a shoe factory.  He was married in 1852 to Lucy Neil, a native of Germany.  They had a family of four children - Ellen, wife of Theodore Pfeiffer, of Huntington, Ohio; John H., William Cromwell and Charles Edward.  Mrs. Cook died, and in 1862 he married Mary Neil, a sister of his first wife.  They have had two children - Louis F. and GraceLouis died at the age of fifteen months.
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JOHN COOLEY [Portsmouth] was born in Pennsylvania in 1821, a son of Matthew Cooley, who came to Portsmouth in 1828.  His parents both died when he was twelve years of age, and he was thus early thrown on his own resources.  When fourteen years of age he went to work for James Solsbury, of Portsmouth, to learn the trade of a harness-maker.  When he was twenty-one years of age he opened a shop of his own, and although at that time there were three shops, and since then there has been five others in town, still he has had a good trade and is now considered the leading harness-maker of Portsmouth. He employs only first-class workmen and uses only the choicest stock, guaranteeing all his work.  Mr. Cooley was married in 1853 to Mary Montgomery, daughter of Robert Montgomery.  Three children have been born to them, only two now living - Hattie and CallieWilliam died when fire years of age.  Mr. and Mrs. Cooley are members of the Methodist church.
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C. W. COTTON, Vice-President and Superintendent of Portsmouth Wagon Stock Company, was born in Massachusetts in 1829, a son of Ward M. Cotton, a machinist, of Leonminster, Mass.  He worked as an apprentice till twenty-one years of age.  He established the first manufactory for Cook's patent bit, at Shelburne Falls, Mass., and subsequently began the manufacture of carriage wheels.  He was afterward foreman in the Royal Wheel Company's works at Cincinnati, Ohio, and in 1867 came to Portsmouth, where he was the prime mover in the erection of the hub and spoke factory of Johnston & Son, working there fifteen years.  He was married in 1852 to Ellen M. Graham, of Massachusetts.  They have two daughters - Mary Ellen and Lizzie J.  Mr. Cotton is a member of the Masonic fraternity.
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JAMES H. COYL was born July 21,1838, in Scioto County, and is the youngest son living of Jesse and Massy Coyl, the former a native of Kentucky, and the latter born in this county.  James H. has made farming his principal business through life, and has a good farm of fifty acres, and also owns, with his brother, 100 acres, situated on the Portsmouth and Haverhill pike, lot 28, French Grant.  He was married in November, 1871, to Persis L. Lamb, daughter of Reuben Lamb.  This union has been blessed with four children - Jesse D., Lucy L., Alice and Mary.
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JESSE COYL, son of Stephen and Clara (Williams) Coyl, was born Jan. 22, 1804, in Pulaski County, Ky.  His parents were born and married in Virginia and moved to Kentucky about 1800, where the father died in 1808, leaving three sons and one daughter in the care of his widow.  The family then moved to Ohio Valley where the mother died in 1867.  Our subject spent his boyhood days working at furnaces, and in 1829 married Massy Feurt, a daughter of Peter Fuert.  They were blessed with six children of whom only two survive - John W. and James H.  In 1840 Mr. Coyl left the furnace and since then has followed farming.  He is now in his eightieth year and his wife is seventy-one years of age.
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JOHN W. COYL, eldest son of Jesse and Massy Coyl, was born in Scioto County, near Franklin Furnace, Sept. 22, 1833.  He was reared on a farm and educated at the district schools.  He has always been engaged in agricultural pursuits, meeting with much success, and has at the present a farm of seventy-five acres.  He was married in 1871 to May Andre, a native of this county and second daughter of Joseph Andre.  The result of this marriage has been four children - Clara H., Henry C., James E. and William.  Mr. Coyl has served his township as Trustee five years.
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ELISHA CRABTREE was born in Jackson County, Ohio, in 1834, a son of William and Jane Crabtree, and grandson of William Crabtree.  He was reared on a farm and obtained a practical education.  In 1864 he enlisted in Company C, One Hundred and Seventy-third Ohio Infantry, and served till the close of the war.  His health was seriously impaired by exposure, from the effects of which he never recovered.  He married Ellen, daughter of Joseph McIntire, of Lawrence County, Ohio.  They have had a family of ten children - Lucinda (deceased), Seth, John M., Joseph W., George W., Nimrod, Jane, Cora A., Mary C. and SarahMr. Crabtree owns a farm of thirty-nine and a half acres, all well improved and under good cultivation.  Politically he is a Republican.
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BENJAMIN E. CRANSTON was born in Porter Township, Scioto County, Jan. 17, 1833, and was reared and educated in his native county.  He has followed farming all his life, and at present owns 170 acres of good land and a residence on section 16, Porter Township.  He was married Nov. 14, 1861, to Frances Jane Elick, born in Portsmouth, Ohio, Nov. 27, 1841.   They have had a family of fourteen children - Catherine S., Ruth, Anna N., Edward B., Jeremiah, David and Jacob (twins), Abigail E., George F., Mary A., John S., Francis A., William H. and one deceased.  His father, Edward Cranston, was a native of Rhode Island.  He came to Ohio in 1815 and died in Porter Township, Oct. 26, 1864.  His mother, Sallie (Whitcomb) Cranston, was a native of New Hampshire, and died in Porter Township.  They were the parents of nine children, our subject being the fifth child.
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FRANK E. CRANSTON, the eldest son of Jeremiah and Abigail Cranston, was born in Wheelersburg, Ohio, Apr. 15, 1851.  He was educated in the common schools and afterward attended the Iron City Commercial College at Pittsburg, Pa.  He then formed a partnership with his father and younger brother in the factory.  In 1875 he went West and remained until spring of 1877.  In 1877 he moved to the farm where he now resides, engaged in farming and stock-raising.  He owns 173 acres of well-improved land with good buildings.  In April, 1881, he married Sophia Dold, a daughter of Stephen Dold.  She died June 11, 1883, leaving two children - Joseph V. and Mary A.  The latter died Aug. 18, 1883.
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JEREMIAH CRANSTON, woolen manufacturer, was born in Scioto County, Ohio, Aug. 5, 1827, and was reared and educated in Wheelersburg.  His father was a native of Rhode Island and by trade a machinist.  He built a small carding machine in Wheelersburg where he did county carding.  In 1847 he put up a woolen machine and commenced the manufacture of cloth from the raw wool, enlarging the business from time to time.  Our subject became a partner in the business in 1848, in which he has since continued.  Apr. 1, 1883, his son James commenced to take the entire control of the business.  Mr. Cranston was married Jan. 30, 1850, to Abigail Deautrumont, born in Delaware, Dec. 24, 1827.  They have six children - Francis E., Mary N., Benjamin, Luis D., James J. and Charles S.  Mr. Cranston has held the office of Justice of the Peace three years and Township Trustee several terms.  He is a member of the Odd Fellows, Orient Lodge, No. 337, to which he has belonged twenty-seven years.  Mr. Deautrumont, father of Mrs. Cranston, has always been an active working man, and how has 300 acres of good land in Washington County, Iowa.
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S. N. CUTLER

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