The Descendants of John Heywood

Biography of James Moses Chandler

From The history of New Ipswich, New Hampshire
by Charles H. Chandler (Sentinel Print Co., Fitchburg MA, 1914)

Page 309

He studied at Otterbein College, but did not complete a full course. In 1854 he joined a colony formed to settle in Oregon, whither they journeyed with ox-teams, being nearly six months on the way. He took up a half-section of land and became a farmer, but taught during the winters and until nearly the end of his life. He married a widow with several children and a farm which with his own amounted to nearly 1000 acres and seemed a comfortable barony for their children.

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