Bio: Simons, Daniel Page (1881)


Surnames: Simons, Cochran

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

DANIEL PAGE SIMONS, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin and located in this place in the Spring of 1870. He engaged in lumbering and dealing in pine lands for himself, Henry W. Sage & Co., of Ithaca, N. Y., and W. J. Young & Co., of Clinton, Iowa, and at present has charge of the Chippewa River Improvement & Log Driving Company. He was born in Dryden, Tompkins Co., N. Y., Sept. 3, 1838, and lived there until twenty-two or twenty-three years of age. In the Fall of 1862, he enlisted in Co. F, 109th N. Y. V. I.; served three years, and was mustered out as adjutant of his regiment. During the last year of his service he was chief clerk of the post at Elmira, N. Y. After leaving the army he came to Saginaw, Mich., and two months later went to Toledo, Ohio, coming from there to Eau Claire. He has been County Surveyor. He was married in Toledo, Jan, 10, 1871, to Mary C. Cochran, who was born in Sandusky, Ohio. They have two children, Charles Cochrane and Daniel, Jr.



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