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Bits of history from our familes

Winfield Scott Tong

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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Herald Franklin Stout

As the author of the “Tong, Tonge, Tongue and Allied Families” book, it only seems fitting to feature Rear Admiral Herald Franklin Stout. Herald was born June 15, 1903 in Dover, Ohio to Franklin Lee Stout and Jemima Mae Tong. Jemima Mae was the daughter of Winfield Scott and Mary Wohlgamuth Tong. On June 3, […]

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