Bio: Harris, Madison W. (1881)


Surnames: Harris, Hoffman, Allen, Sivyer

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 323

MADISON W. HARRIS, furniture, etc., Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in April, 1865, and located at Eau Claire. Engaged in dry goods business in company with Theodore Hoffman. They dissolved partnership some fifteen months later. He commenced furniture business in company with E. W. Allen, May 15, 1867; firm dissolved March, 1877, and Mr. Harris has since been alone. Was born at Farmington, Van Buren Co., Iowa, March 7, 1838; married in Milwaukee, Jan. 30, 1871, to Tillie A. Sivyer, born in Milwaukee, Oct. 20, 1847. Previous to coming to Wisconsin, was engaged in steamboating for some eighteen years between La Crosse, Eau Claire, Mendota and St. Croix.



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