Bio: Bartlett, Milton D. (1881)

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Surnames: Bartlett, Brewster

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 315

MILTON D. BARTLETT, Eau Claire. Was born in the town of Victory, Cayuga Co., N. Y., Nov. 3, 1833, and lived in Auburn, N. Y., after he was twelve years old until the Spring of 1852, when he came to Wisconsin, locating in East Troy, Walworth Co. In October, 1852, he returned East, and in the Spring of 1854, came to Delavan, remaining there one year. Was then for a year in East Troy, and in the Spring of 1856, moved to Dunn County (now the town of Waterville, Pepin Co., where he lived until the Spring of 1860, when he went to Durand, remaining there until the Winter of 1865 and 1866; he then went to Minneapolis, and in 1870, came from there to Eau Claire. He studied law in Auburn and Syracuse, N. Y., and practiced it in Delavan; discontinuing it for a time while engaged in farming. In 1859, he resumed practice, which he has since continued. He was County Judge of Pepin County, and resigned that position to go to the State Senate in 1862 and '63, having been elected in the Fall of 1861. He was married in Ellisburgh, Jefferson Co.. N. Y., in August, 1854, to Mary F. Brewster who was a native of that place. They have eight children Jay Carl, Earl B., Mary Belle, Edward L., Maud E., John W., Guy Paul and Ethel Claire. Mr. Bartlett is a member of the A., F. & A. M., of the Temple of Honor, and is one of the oldest Good Templars in the State, having joined that order in Auburn before coming West.

 

 


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