Kent County Biographies
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Railway Officials in America 1906
Loring W. Rising, son of Oliver and Lydia Rising, natives of Massachusetts, was born Feb. 25, 1824, in Ohio.
His grandfather fought in the war of the Revolution, and his father in 1812. He left Ohio in 1869, lived two years
in lonia county, and two years in Paris, when he bought 80 acres of land on sec. 25, this tp. Aug. 15, 1850, he
married Jane, daughter of Ralph and Polly French, both born in New York. They have had four children, whose record
follows: Revile W., born June 3, 1854; Addison, Dec. 19, 1856; Nancy A., July 4, 1857, died Jan. 10, 1858; Ruby
F., July 11, 1859. Mr. Rising is a member of the Baptist Church, and in politics is a Democrat.
History of Kent County, Michigan
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