Bio: Sanford, S. C. (1881)

Contact: Stan
Email: stan@wiclarkcountyhistory.org

Surnames: Sanford, March, Robinson, Ferguson, Stone, McGwin

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 575

S. C. SANFORD, lumberman, Spencer. Born in Oneida Co., N. Y., Sept. 18, 1836. He learned the blacksmith trade before leaving home, and went to Portage City, in 1858. Enlisted, in 1861, in the 18th Wis. V. I., Co. E; was mustered out in March, 1865. On his return to Portage, he tried hop farming. He then followed railroading until 1872. He went to Knowlton, and to Colby, and finally arrived in Spencer in 1875. Here he acted as foreman for Tom March, then for Robinson until 1878, and then for Ferguson Brothers until 1880, then for McCurdy & Loveland, for P. T. Stone, Chicago, and now for Sanford & Rowell, Freeport, Ill. In 1860, he married Miss McGwin, of Marquette County. They have two children, Ella and Carrie.

 

 


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