Tong blog

Bits of history from our familes

April, 2014

Tong Implement – Grant Tong

Thanks to my brother for getting me started with this post. Sometime around 1931, Grant Tong left the farm, moved to Findlay, Ohio and started ‘Tong Implement’. He sold Minneapolis Moline tractors and other farm equipment at a location on West Main Cross Street in Findlay. This picture is during that time frame. It shows […]

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Harriet Sarah Stage

My great grandmother was Harriet Sarah Stage. Harriet was born 3 Sep 1850 in Lyme, Huron Co, Ohio to parents John Stage and Arseneth (Patrick) Stage. We don’t know much about Harriet’s early life. She appears in the 1870 census at the age of 19 as a school teacher living with the family of William […]

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