Bio: Hazen, Charles F. (1881)

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Surnames: Hazen, Whipple, Robbins, Bird

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, pages 323-324

CHARLES E. HAZEN, of A. & C. E. Hazen, flouring mills, on Otter Creek, two and one-half miles southeast of Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1843, and located near Fond du Lac, where he farmed, etc., up to 1860; he then moved to Tyrone and built a saw-mill, in company with his father and others; shortly afterward he moved the mill to Eau Claire; ran it for two or three years, and sold it in 1865. He built present mill in company with his father, Alonzo Hazen, and the mill has since been under its present firm name. They employ five men; capacity of mill fifty barrels per day. He is also connected with the Eau Claire Woolen Mills, situated on Otter Creek, next to flouring mills. This mill was erected in 1875 by W. H. Moore & Co., of which firm the Hazens were members. It employs ten men. The partners are A. and C. E. Hazen, D. C. Whipple and E. Robbins. Mr. Hazen was Chairman of Town Board of Washington, in 1858-59, and at present is acting engineer for Empire Lumber Company of Eau Claire. He was born in Lewis Co., N. Y., March 17, 1837; was married at Peru, in September, l861, to Serapta Bird, who was born in New York City. They have six children William J., Mary L. (now Mrs. Lockin), Jennie, Phoebe, Emma J. and Ida M.

 

 


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