Bio: Huntington, Henry (1881)

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Surnames: Huntington, Blodgett, Shaw, Calquin

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

HENRY HUNTINGTON, farmer, Eau Claire, was born in Chelsea, Orange Co., Vt., Jan. 25, 1826. Parents, Jonas M. and Mary (Blodgett) Huntington, being a Vermont family; father came from Connecticut when a boy. Came West in 1854, and located in Leon, Monroe Co., remaining only six months; then moved to Eau Claire. Was first engaged in merchandising, which he followed eighteen months, then bought his present farm. Was married in Fairlee, Vt., Jan. 20, 1850, to Miss Eliza Jane Shaw. Has four children George A., Clarence H., Gilbert and Elfrena, now Mrs. R. Calquin. Is a member of Washington Grange, No. 321. Was Town Clerk and Justice of the Peace in 1856; Justice of the Peace, 1857; Board of Supervisors, two or three times; Assessor, once or twice.

 

 


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