Bio: Allen, James (1881)


Surnames: Allen, Pond, Ellis

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 314

JAMES ALLEN, raft contractor, Empire Lumber Co., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1850, and located in Sheboygan County, and was engaged in lumbering for nine years. Came to Eau Claire in Fall of 1859; was contractor for booms, etc., for two years, and has been employed in present capacity since 1861. Was born in Halifax, N. S., 1821, and came to United States in 1833. Was married at Calais, Me., 1842, to Emily G. Pond, who was born in Maine. They have five children - Edward M., who served in the war, and is now in sewing machine business in Eau Claire: Fred, served in the war, and is now in orange business in Florida; Cora, now Mrs. Frank Ellis; Chas. S., school teacher, and Willie.



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