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"History of Northern Wisconsin, 1881"

Eau Claire Biographical Sketches

(-as transcribed from pages 314 - 338)

"S" Surnames

SACKETT, Eldred G.
SALSBURY, James F.
SANDERS, Charles D.
SCHLEGELMILCH, Herman
SCHMIDT, August
SEARLES, Samuel W.
SHAW, Daniel
SHAW, Henry S. (Mrs.)
SHAW, J. S.
SHAW, Loren A.
SHAW, Noah
SIMONS, Daniel Page
SKINNER, F. R. (M. D.)
SMITH, Arthur
SMITH, George W.
SMITH, M. S.
SMITH, S. E.
SMITH, Stillman J.
SMITH, W. H.
SNODGRASS, Ferman E.
STEVENS, A. H.
STEVENS, J. H.
STILES, L. A.
STOCKING, H. M.
STOCKING, J. B.
STRUM, L. E.
SULLIVAN, Leonard D.
SWIFT, Amasa E.
SWIFT, Elijah
SYVERSON, Casper

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SACKETT, Eldred G.

ELDRED G. SACKETT, foreman Mayhew & Co.'s flouring mill. Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1855. and lived with his parents. Commenced working in mills in Chippewa County, in 1875, and was employed twelve years with Smith, Brooks & McAuley, millers; came to Eau Claire in November, 1880, and engaged in present capacity. Enlisted, Feb. 15, 1865, in 21st Wis. I.; served to May 3, 1865. Owns, in connection with sister, Ede C. Raven, 200 acres of land, sixty acres improved, in Chippewa County. Was born in State of Ohio, December, 1849.

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SALSBURY, James F.

JAMES F. SALSBURY, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin, locating in Hudson, in 1876, remaining there a year. He came to Eau Claire, and has been associated with Joseph F. Ellis in the practice of law for the last year and a half. He was born in Brockport, Monroe Co., N. Y., Nov. 7, 1849. His father, Guy M. Ellis, moved, with his family, to Lakeland, Washington Co., Minn., in 1853, being one of the earliest settlers there; is now a resident of St. Paul, Minn. J. F. Salsbury was educated in St. Paul and at Michigan State University, graduating from the latter institution in 1871. He was admitted to the Bar in 1871 and commenced practice in St. Paul. He was married at Hudson, July 16, 1876, to Mary A. White, a daughter of Delos White, of that place. They have one child, Mildred V.

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SANDERS, Charles D.

CHARLES D. SANDERS, superintendent of railroad shipping and weighing department of Eau Claire Lumber Co., was born in Watertown, Jefferson Co., N. Y., May 17, 1835; came to Chicago in 1855. Resided there until April, 1881, when he came to Eau Claire. While in Chicago he represented various lumber interests, being engaged in various departments of that trade, and becoming thoroughly acquainted with the business in all its branches. Mr. Sanders was married in Chicago, July 12, 1875, to Martha D. Wilson. She was born in Berrien Co., Mich.

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SCHLEGELMILCH, Herman

HERMAN SCHLEGELMILCH, dealer in shelf and heavy hardware, Eau Claire, came to Beaver Dam, Dodge Co., in July, 1855, and remained there until 1860, when he removed to Iowa, and in the Fall of that year came to Eau Claire. He engaged in gun making, having been a gunsmith since 1844. In 1867, he added hardware to his establishment. He was born in Prussia, May 19, 1830, and came to America in 1853. He was in New York, Pennsylvania and Illinois before coming to Wisconsin. He was married at Beaver Dam, March 28, 1858, to Augusta Krueger, who was born in Mecklenburg. They have five children, one son and four daughters.

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SCHMIDT, August

AUGUST SCHMIDT, saloon, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin, January, 1876, and located at Eau Claire; was for three years engaged as bartender. Then commenced saloon business in partnership with Julius Stulp; continued business together for some two years, and has since been alone. Born in Germany, Aug. 19, 1847; came to America, January, 1876; married in Germany, April 27, 1871, to Louisa Kaufman, who was born in Germany. They have one child, Louisa.

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SEARLES, Samuel W.

SAMUEL W. SEARLES, foreman of saw mill for Empire Lumber Co., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1869, and located at Portage for one year; came to Eau Claire in 1870. Was employed on W. W. R. R. bridge building for one season; then was engaged with Empire Lumber Co. for four years as millwright, and since then in his present capacity. Was born in Elmira, N. Y., 1841; enlisted in 1861 in 23rd N. Y. M. as quartermaster's sergeant; served two years and two months; re-enlisted in 1st N. Y. V. C.; was in the army of, and last two years of service under, Gen. Sheridan; time of service four years and two months. He was married in South Virginia, in i865, to Fannie Archer, who was born in Virginia. They have five children - Charles Archer, Dora A., Sarah E., Thomas J. and Mary F.

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daniel shaw
SHAW, Daniel

(photo)DANIEL SHAW, Eau Claire, came to this place in November, 1856, and engaged in logging during the Winter, and the following year built and put into operation a saw-mill (on the site of his present mill), which was burned in August, 1867. He rebuilt the mill in the Fall and Winter of the same year. Charles A. Bullen was associated with him, the firm being Daniel Shaw & Co. The Daniel Shaw Lumber Company was incorporated in 1874. Mercantile business and every branch of trade is carried on by the company. Mr. Shaw was born in Industry, Franklin Co., Me., March 30, 1813, and was married there, Sept. 26, 1841, to Anna F. Hutchins, also a native of the same town. They had three sons - Eugene and George B. are living, and are associated with their father in business; Charles died in 1863, aged seventeen years and one month. Mr. Shaw moved from Industry to Allegany Co., N. Y., in 1851, residing there until he came to Wisconsin.

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SHAW, Henry S. (Mrs.)

MRS. HENRY S. SHAW, widow of Henry S. Shaw, Eau Claire, is a daughter of James and Elizabeth (Sales) Hutchins. Mr. James Hutchins was born in Industry, Me., and came West in 1851, locating in Illinois. He kept the Kewaunee House in Henry Co., Ill., a number of years. After spending some time at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, he settled at Eau Claire about 1865. He engaged in business as contractor and builder. He was married at Lawrence, Mass., Sept. 20, 1849, to Miss Elizabeth Sales, of Dover, N. H., and died in Eau Claire, Sept. 28, 1875. His children are: Nettie, married Henry S. Shaw; Libbie, married George Thomas; Lillie, married A. Dodge; Edward J., now in Dakota; Nellie G. and Maud. Mr. Henry S. Shaw was born in Industry, Me., April 27, 1845; was in the lumbering business there with his father; came to Eau Claire about 1864; engaged in lumbering under the firm name of H. S. Shaw & Co. He married Miss Nettie Hutchins in Eau Claire, Oct. 26, 1875, and died in that place in 1880. There are no surviving children.

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SHAW, J. S.

J. S. SHAW, assistant foreman in machine shop of Phoenix Manufacturing Company, came to Eau Claire in 1867, and worked ten years with Noah Shaw; has been in his present place three years. Was born in Franklin Co., N. Y., in 1848, and married Lydia Coffin, in 1876. Has a family of three children.

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SHAW, Loren A.

LOREN A. SHAW, lumbering and farming, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1870. and located at Eau Claire, where he has been engaged in his present business since. He was in partnership with his brother, Henry Shaw, until his death, which occurred about one year ago. He owns a farm of 200 acres, improved, situated in Pleasant Valley, seven miles from Eau Claire. He was born in Industry, Me., May 22, 1838, and married there, Sept. 11, 1867, to Anna Luce, also a native of Industry. They have one daughter, Ida A.

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SHAW, Noah

NOAH SHAW, proprietor of Eagle Iron Works, Eau Claire, was born in the town of Hermon, Me., June 19, 1831. After the death of his
noah shawmother, which occurred when he was quite young, he was taken by his father, Samuel Shaw, to New Hampshire, where he remained with a relative a year and a half. He lived in Somerset Co., Me., until he was nineteen years old, and then went to Old Town for a year, and then to Alma, Allegany Co., N. Y., where he resided until November, 1856, when he came to Eau Claire. He was engineer and superintendent of the Shaw & Bullen Mills until he commenced business for himself, in 1860, by establishing foundry and machine shops in their present location, in a wooden building. The shops at first contained no lathe, no plainer and no drill, and employed four men. He gradually increased his manufacturing facilities until, in 1866, he erected the stone part of his works and at the present time employs about fifty men. They manufacture engines, rotary saw mills, gang-edgers, double and single block shingle mills, grub-pin lathes, and other saw and flour-mill machinery, manufacturing about $75,000 per year. The original firm was Shaw, Fisk & Co., composed of Noah Shaw, J. D. Fisk, D. H, Ferguson and N. B. Grier. They did all the work originally. In 1863, Grier sold out to remaining parties. In 1864, Fisk sold a half interest to Dr. Galloway, and a half to Noah Shaw. In 1867, Ferguson sold his interest to Dr. Galloway, and in 1873 or 1874, Mr. Shaw bought out Dr. Galloway, and has carried on the business alone most of the time since. Mr. S. was married in Lowell, Mass., to his first wife, Mary A. Dexter. They had three children - Ella, Emma and Frank. His present wife was Addie Waugh, a native of Mercer, Somerset Co., Me. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M., and has received all degrees except the 32d, and was one of the charter members of the I. O. O. F. and K. of P. He is Alderman of the Fourth Ward, serving his fourth year; he was a member of the Board of Supervisors one term, and Village Assessor prior to the city's incorporation.

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SIMONS, Daniel Page

DANIEL PAGE SIMONS, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin and located in this place in the Spring of 1870. He engaged in lumbering and dealing in pine lands for himself, Henry W. Sage & Co., of Ithaca, N. Y., and W. J. Young & Co., of Clinton, Iowa, and at present has charge of the Chippewa River Improvement & Log Driving Company. He was born in Dryden, Tompkins Co., N. Y., Sept. 3, 1838, and lived there until twenty-two or twenty-three years of age. In the Fall of 1862, he enlisted in Co. F, 109th N. Y. V. I.; served three years, and was mustered out as adjutant of his regiment. During the last year of his service he was chief clerk of the post at Elmira, N. Y. After leaving the army he came to Saginaw, Mich., and two months later went to Toledo, Ohio, coming from there to Eau Claire. He has been County Surveyor. He was married in Toledo, Jan, 10, 1871, to Mary C. Cochran, who was born in Sandusky, Ohio. They have two children, Charles Cochrane and Daniel, Jr.

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SKINNER, F. R. (M.D.)

F. R. SKINNER, M. D., Eau Claire, was born in Utica, N. Y., April 21, 1831. His father was one of the pioneer Universalist preachers of New York State, and was editor of the Universalist Magazine and Gospel Advocate, a weekly paper published in Utica, and had at one time Dr. E. H. Chapin working in his office. The subject of our sketch began his education in the old Utica Academy; was at Clinton Liberal Institute one year, Utica Academy five or six years, and at Springfield Wesleyan Academy preparing for college. He entered Dartmouth College in the Fall of 1849, and graduated in 1852. Hie then went to Castleton, Vt., to study medicine, and graduated in 1854. He attended a course of medical lectures in New York City, and after reading awhile with Prof. Goldsmith, and also Dr. Bogg, of Utica, he took a general tour of the West and Southwest. He located in Stevens Point in the Fall of 1855, and commenced the practice of medicine; was taken sick in the Spring of 1856, and returned to New York. He left there and settled in Eau Claire, in July, 1857, spending a few months in Stillwater, Minn., learning banking business. In the interim, built and started a drug store in Eau Claire, which he ran until Spring, 1869, when he sold out to Farr, French & Co. Not in any business since. Married in Eau Claire, Jan. 16, 1864, to Mrs. Anna Mosier.

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SMITH, Arthur

ARTHUR SMITH, Eau Claire, was born in the town of Vernon Trumbull Co., Ohio, Nov. 13, 1839. Came to Wisconsin in the Spring of 1850, locating in the present town of Marshall, Dane Co., and residing there until 1854. Then, for the greater part of the time until 1861, he lived in Marquette County. In April, 1861, he came to the town of Brunswick, and engaged in farming until the Fall of 1862, when he came to Eau Claire and clerked for W. H. Smith & Co. In the Spring of 1865, he went into partnership with Seth Fish, in the grocery business, under the firm name of Smith & Fish. They had been in business but one year when they were burned out, and since then Mr. Smith has been in partnership with his brother Albert. In 1875, George W., another brother, became associated with the firm. They at first carried a stock of hardware, hats, caps, boots and shoes, but now devote their whole attention to groceries and crockery. Mr. Arthur Smith was Alderman of the Third Ward two terms of two years each, and is now serving his second term as Chairman of the County Board. He was married in Eau Claire, Jan. 14, 1868, to Josephine, daughter of Enos Dean, an early settler of Adams County. She was born in Waverly, Cattaraugus Co., N. Y. They have two children, Cornelia Josephine and Arthur Dean. Mr. Smith is a member of the A. F. & A. M. His father, William Smith, resides in Eau Claire. His mother, Cornelia (Gilbert) Smith, died here in November, 1879.

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SMITH, George W.

GEORGE W. SMITH, Eau Claire, was born in the town of Marshall, Dane Co., April 4, 1851, and moved to Marquette County with his parents in 1854. In 1860, he went to Adams County, and in 1864, came from there to Eau Claire. He was employed as clerk for his brothers, Arthur and Albert, for five years, and then became a partner with them in the grocery business. He was married in the town of Jackson, Adams Co., July 12, 1875, to Alice Dean. who was born in Waverly, Cattaraugus Co., N. Y. Mr. Smith is a member of the Knights of Pythias.

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SMITH, M. S.

M. S. SMITH, Eau Claire, was born in Portsmouth, N. H., July 8, 1841, and ran away from home and entered the U. S. navy in 1858, under the name of Billy Smith. Went to the coast of Africa, in sloop of war "Constellation," with Commodore Inman, and returned in store ship "Supply" to Brooklyn, in 1859. In 1860, he went to San Domingo in the brig "John Shaw," of Machias, Me., returning to Philadelphia in the latter part of October, 1861, and at that time again entered the navy, and in the sloop of war " Brooklyn," was on the blockade off New Orleans. Was at the capture of New Orleans and the first fight at Vicksburg, at the battle of Ft. Donelson, at the bombardment of Galveston. From there he went to Charleston, and then to Brooklyn, where, in the latter part of 1863, he left the service on account of disability. In 1864, he again entered the service, finally leaving at the close of the war. He came to Stillwater, Minn., in 1870, serving as a cook in the woods the Winter after his arrival. Was then in a fish and oyster market in St. Paul and Minneapolis. In November, 1871, he came to Eau Claire, and was for some time employed as cook in the woods and on the log drives. Sept. 1, 1872, he was married to Annie Oleson, who was born in Rockford, Ill. After two season's cooking in the woods, he opened a hotel, and was proprietor of the Greenman House for three years. In 1875, with one horse and buggy, he opened a livery stable, and has now one of the best stocked stables in this region. Mr. Smith was for a time considerably interested in the circus and show business.

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SMITH, S. E.

S. E. SMITH, capitalist, Eau Claire, is a native of Calais, Maine. Was engaged in milling business in that place for some four years. Came West in 1865 and settled in Eau Claire. Engaged as salesman with his brother, W. H. Smith, and also loaning money. Remained in this business until 1875 or 1876, except an interval of one year, when he was engaged in speculating and loaning money, etc. Then engaged in grocery business under firm name of Smith, Bushard & Smith. W. I. Smith of the firm retired same year and the business continued under name of Smith & Bushard, running two stores, the "Union Grocery" and the "Chicago Grocery." Sold out the former February, 1881, Bushard retiring same time. Sold out his other store June 1, 1881.

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SMITH, Stillman J.

STILLMAN J. SMITH, of the firm of Smith & Rowe, grocers, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in the Fall of 1867, and was employed as a clerk for five years. Was then for one year in Milwaukee, when he returned to Eau Claire. In 1875, he engaged in present business, in partnership with William Rowe. He was born in Calais, Washington Co., Me., Sept. 15, 1847, and was married in Monroe, Sept. 4, 1878, to Helen D. Morrison, who is a native of New Jersey.

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SMITH, W. H.

W. H. SMITH, Eau Claire, was born in Calais, Washington Co., Maine, Sept. 16, 1831, and lived there until 1855, when he went to Minnesota. He was at St. Anthonys for two years, and March 29, 1858, located in Eau Claire and engaged in lumbering and running a sawmill for a year. In 1859, he established a grocery business which he has continued ever since, and has also dealt in grain and produce. He has been engaged in general mercantile business since 1860, in which year he built his present store. W. P. Weaver was in partnership with him until 1866, when Mr. Smith bought his interest in the business. Mr. Smith was Chairman of the Village Board before city organization. Has been Supervisor, etc. He was married in Eau Claire, May 8, 1862, to Kate Fox, who is a native of Wisconsin. They have four children-Addie A., Herbert W., William E. and Allard. Mr. Smith is a member of the A. F. & A. M. and the A. O. U. W.

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SNODGRASS, Ferman E.

FERMAN E. SNODGRASS, buyer for store, Daniel Shaw Lumber Co., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1867, and located in Eau Claire, where he has been employed by "Daniel Shaw Lumber Co." in various capacities; has been buyer for past five years. Was born in Mechanicsburg, Ohio, April 26, 1850, and married in Eau Claire, September, 1873, to Flora Oliver, who was born in New York. They have three children - Lottie, Marion and Flossy.

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STEVENS, A. H.

A. H. STEVENS, hides and pelts. Born in Pleasant Valley, N. Y., in 1839; came to Eau Claire it 1870, and began his present business, being the first to establish the trade. Was married to Helen Blood, of Essex Co., N. Y., in 1866. Have five children. Mrs. Stevens died in 1880.

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STEVENS, J. H.

J. H. STEVENS, store-keeper at Badger Mill. Born in Morgan, Ill., in 1847. Came to Eau Claire in 1870, and clerked in a store. In 1873, took charge of the company's store here. Enlisted in 1863, in Illinois in the marine brigade. His principal engagement was the siege of Vicksburg; was mustered out in 1865. Taught school till 1870; was married to Ella Dennison in 1874. Their children are Mable, Tracy and Chester.

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STILES, L. A.

L. A. STILES, cashier C., St. P., M. & O. railroad, Eau Claire. Came to this place in April, 1876; was employed as freight clerk in C., St. P., M. & O. R. R. office up to June 11, 1878. Was then promoted to cashier. He was born in Emporia, Pa., June 20, 1858; came to Wisconsin, 1864; was located at Humbird for some four or five years; studied in railroad office there for about eleven months.

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STOCKING, H. M.

H. M. STOCKING, lumber and real estate business, Eau Claire. Born at Canton, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., in 1845. His father removed to Grand Rapids, Mich., in 1848. Served several terms as Sheriff and Deputy Sheriff of Kent Co., and was one of the leading men of the city. In 1858, he came to Galesville, Wis. Here the subject of our sketch attended the college for a time; was apprenticed as printer in the transcript office for two years; came to Eau Claire in 1863, and with a brother, purchased the Eau Claire Free Press; they published it till 1870; sold out, and in 1874, bought an interest again in its stock. Entered the U. S. service as captain of Co. I, 48th Wis. V.; was mustered out with the regiment in 1865. In 1869, was appointed Receiver of the U. S. Land Office of this district, holding till 1873. In 1876, he represented Eau Claire County in the Assembly. Was champion of the famous Delles Bill, which for several years played a prominent part in the history of the Legislature. The bill passed by a vote of 77 to 15. The passage of this bill is said to be one of the greatest victories ever obtained in the Wisconsin Legislature, when it is considered that the opposition contested every inch of ground, from first to last. In 1868, Mr. S. married Gussie Brown, of Minneapolis, Minn., who was born in 1847, in Baldwin, Me. Their children are three - Edith, Edgar and Frank. Mr. Brown went to St. Anthony's Falls, Minn., in 1853. He was one of the prominent pioneers of Minneapolis, Mr. S. is now engaged in lumbering, farming and dealing in real estate.

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STOCKING, J. B.

J. B. STOCKING, came to Eau Claire in August, 1858, with Charles E. Patterson, and engaging in newspaper business with the Free Press, issued the first newspaper. He has been with it ever since except a few years early in the seventies. From 1862 till 1870, he and his brother, H. M. Stocking, were proprietors of the paper he now owns one-third interest in it. The brothers have been engaged in lumbering, logging and farming. Mr. J. B. Stocking has been Deputy U. S. Internal Revenue Collector of the Second Div., Sixth District of Wisconsin, since May, 1880. He was born in Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., May 12, 1843, and went to Grand Rapids, Mich., when seven or eight years old, with his parents, Duncan T. and Susan Whiteside Stocking, both deceased. He came from Grand Rapids to Eau Claire, where he was married to Mary Alice Wilkins, who was born in Allegany Co., N. Y., and is a daughter of Edwin C. Wilkins, a resident and early settler of Eau Claire. They have one daughter, Eva F.

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STRUM, L. E.

L. E. STRUM, Register of Deeds, Eau Claire. Was born in Central Norway, March 1, 1851, and came from there to Wisconsin, via Quebec, in 1869, locating in Pierce County. After residing there three years, he came to Eau Claire, engaging in general work, and attending school for several years. He taught school two years, and in the Fall of 1878, was elected Register of Deeds; he was re-elected in the Fall of 1880.

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SULLIVAN, Leonard D.

LEONARD D. SULLIVAN, machinist, in the employ of Noah Shaw, Eau Clare. Was born in the town of Sharon, Schoharie Co., N.Y., Jan. 13, 1833, and moved to Otsego Co., N. Y., with his parents when but a child. When he was sixteen years old he went into the melodeon factory of 0. H. Eldridge & Co., of Cherry Valley Village, Otsego Co., N. Y. He remained there five years; during two years of the time having charge of the manufactory. He moved from there to Troy, and in 1856, left Troy for Wisconsin, reaching Eau Claire, March 5th, of that year. He opened the first billiard hall and restaurant in the place; it was known as the Montezuma Hall; he sold out after the first big fire, and entered Shaw's shop as machinist. Was employed by Shaw & Galloway ten years, and by Graham, White & Co., two years; re-entered the employ of Noah Shaw in January, 1881; during 1880, he conducted the "Mineral Spring House," at Osceola. He was married in Schoharie Co., N. Y., to Nancy M. Van Patten, who was born in Richmondville, Schoharie Co., N. Y. They have two children, Charles and Louis. He is a member of the A. F. & A. M., of the A. 0. U. W., and of the Temple of Honor.

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SWIFT, Amasa E.

AMASA E. SWIFT, Eau Claire, was born in South Paris, Maine, Sept. 27, 1837, and lived there until 1862. Until July, 1877, he was in the gas business in Chicago. He built the gas works at Council Bluff, Cedar Rapids, Ottumwa, Sioux City and Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; Marquette, Mich.; Elgin, La Salle, Canton, Evanston, Ill.; Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire, Wis. Mr. Swift is president of the Chippewa Falls Gas Company; president of the Eau Claire Manufacturing Company vice-president and managing director of the Eau Claire Dells (Gas Light & Coke Company; vice-president of the Eau Claire City Railway Company and secretary of the Opera House Company.

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SWIFT, Elijah

ELIJAH SWIFT, Eau Claire,is a son of Oliver C. and Eliza R. (Jenkins) Swift, both deceased. He was born in Falmouth, Mass., Nov. 19, 1831, and prepared for college at Andover, graduating from Harvard in the class of 1852. In July, 1862, he enlisted in the 38th Mass. I.; he was first lieutenant and quarter-master, and was on special service most of the time in engineer's and quarter-master's departments. He was captured by the Rebels near Port Hudson in 1864, and retaken after one month's imprisonment, and was mustered out at Boston in July or August, 1865. After spending one year with his father he came to Oshkosh, and since December, 1870, has been a resident of Eau Claire. He was married in Willoughby, Ohio, Sept. 28, 1869, to Mrs. Myra J. Bliss, a daughter of Jeremiah Evans, one of the pioneers of Geauga Co., Ohio. Mrs. Swift died in Florida, Feb. 27, 1881, leaving three children - Eliza Robinson, Oliver Franklin and Elijah Kent, and one son by her former marriage, Carlton Munn Bliss, who is now a student at Beloit College.

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SYVERSON, Casper

CASPER SYVERSON, groceries, crockery, etc., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1871, and located at Eau Claire. Was employed as clerk in Eau Claire Lumber Company for over nine years. Commenced present business in the Fall of 1880. Was born in Norway, May 18, 1836, and came to America in 1869. He was married Nov. 19, 1860, in Norway, to Mary Olsen, who was born in Norway. Have three children - Josephine Annie, Rayna and Fritzarf.


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