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History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Volume 3 Henry Wilson Storey

History of Cambria County, Pennsylvania Volume 3

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230462134
Paperback
408 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...home with an uncle,MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...home with an uncle, adding to his educational acquirements by attending school. His first employment was in the ore mines, in which he worked for a few years in different places. In 1889, after the flood, he returned to Johnstown and opened a hotel in a small frame building that stood on the site of his present establishment. The hotel of which he is now proprietor was erected in 1896 by the heirs of Charles Boyle, and is conducted by Michael P. Boyle under the name of Boyles Hotel. He has been very successful in its management and it is now one of the best establishments of the kind in Johnstown. In the sphere of politics Mr. Boyle is a stanch Democrat, the men and measures advocated and endorsed by the organization always finding in him an uncompromising supporter. He is a member of St. Columbas church. Mr. Boyle married, in 1894, in Johnstown, Margaret Dowling, of that city and they are the parents of the following children: Charles Joseph- Walter Vincent- and Mary Catharine. HON. ALVIN EVANS, deceased, of Ebensburg, of whom, orator though he was, it has been justly said that the most eloquent speech he made was the life he lived, was of Welsh ancestry. His grandfather, John Evans, was a native of Cardiganshire, Wales, and was by trade a carpenter. In 1832 he emigrated to the United States, settling in Cambria county, Pennsylvania, and making his home in Cambria township, wThere he followed his trade in connection with farming. About 1847 he purchased property in Ebensburg, where he passed the residue of his days. He was for some time engaged in manufacturing lumber by the old-time whip-sawr process. His creed was that of the Congregational church. He married Elizabeth Jones, also a native of Cardiganshire, and they were...