Bio: Churchill, George W. (1881)


Surnames: Churchill, Denure, Culver

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 318

GEORGE W. CHURCHILL, City Clerk, Eau Claire, is a son of Nathaniel J. and Aseneth Denure Churchill, who located in Hartford, Washington Co., in 1844, where, Sept, 6, 1846, George W. was born. Four years later they removed to Freeport, Ill., where Mr. Churchill, Sr., now resides, his wife having died in 1858. Mr. Churchill enlisted in Co. A, 92d Ill. Vol. Inf., Sept. 19, 1862, serving until he was mustered out in July, 1865, and only missed one engagement of his command. In 1870, he located in Chanute, Kansas, and in 1876 came to Eau Claire. He was employed by the Badger State Lumber Company for one year and then by Ingram, Kennedy & Co. in their lumber office and store as book-keeper, and was elected City Clerk in April, 1881. He was married, in Stephenson Co., Ill., Jan. 6, 1868, to Jennie E. Culver, who was born in Ashtabula, Ohio. They have one child, Ivie.



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