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Old Chester, PA: Biographical Sketches
(A biographical sketch taken from One Hundred Years, The Delaware County National Bank Chester, PA 1814-1914)
Eves (1848, 61-63, 1865 to May 22, 1881) was born in Washington D. C.,
April 9, 1795. He was eight years old when he came to Delaware county.
Energetic and possessing good business ability, before he attained
majority he became a contractor and builder, in which occupation he was
successful. Many bridges in the county were erected by him. He was one of
the contractors for grading the roadbed of the P., W. & B. R. R.
through Delaware county. He was an incorporator and director of the
Delaware County Mutual Insurance Company.
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