Bio: Shaw, Henry S. Mrs. (1881)


Surnames: Shaw, Sales, Hutchins, Thomas, Dodge

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 332

MRS. HENRY S. SHAW, widow of Henry S. Shaw, Eau Claire, is a daughter of James and Elizabeth (Sales) Hutchins. Mr. James Hutchins was born in Industry, Me., and came West in 1851, locating in Illinois. He kept the Kewaunee House in Henry Co., Ill., a number of years. After spending some lime at Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, he settled at Eau Claire about 1865. He engaged in business as contractor and builder. He was married at Lawrence, Mass., Sept. 20, 1849, to Miss Elizabeth Sales, of Dover, N. H., and died in Eau Claire, Sept. 28, 1875. His children are: Nettie, married Henry S. Shaw; Libbie, married George Thomas; Lillie, married A. Dodge; Edward J., now in Dakota; Nellie G., and Maud. Mr. Henry S. Shaw was born in Industry, Me., April 27, 1845; was in the lumbering business there with his father; came to Eau Claire about 1864; engaged in lumbering under the firm name of H. S. Shaw & Co. He married Miss Nettie Hutchins in Eau Claire, Oct. 26, 1875, and died in that place in 1880. There are no surviving children.



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