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Bits of history from our familes

Milton Bigelow Tong (1838-1906)

Over the years, we have collected a number of old pictures. So, I thought it would be fun to post some of them to share with everyone.

This week’s feature: Milton Bigelow Tong and his wife Sarah A Beck.

Milton was born on 24 Oct 1838 to George Washington Tong and Isabel Crawford. Milton served in the Civil War and then was a farmer at Ridge Twp, Wyandot Co, Ohio. This picture was taken in 1877, Milton was 39 yr old.

Milton Bigelow 'Bill" Tong 1838 - 1906

Milton Bigelow ‘Bill” Tong
1838 – 1906

Milton’s wife was Sarah A Beck. She was born on 22 Jan 1839. Her father was Henry Beck, we are not sure of her mother. She would have been about 38 yr old in 1877.

Sarah A (Beck) Tong 1839 - 1916

Sarah A (Beck) Tong
1839 – 1916

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