Bio: Wilcox, Charles R. (1881)


Surnames: Wilcox, Paul, Akin

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 336

CHARLES R. WILCOX, Eau Claire, came to the town of Union (Truax Prairie), then the town of Half Moon, Oct. 8, 1859, and engaged in farming. He was a member of the Oak Grove Town Board before the organization of Union, and Treasurer of that town from the time of its organization until he came to Eau Claire, in 1875. He engaged in lumbering soon after his arrival, and then in making street improvements, and has been Street Commissioner since April, 1880. He was born in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., N.Y., March 4, 1832, and lived there until he came to Wisconsin; he was married in Eau Claire, June 20, 1864, to Millie M. Paul, who was born in New York State, though her parents located in Delavan at an early day. Mr. Wilson is a son of Alfred and Hannah (Akin) Wilcox. His father died in 1833, and his mother in November, 1871, in Union, Eau Claire Co.; he lost two brothers in the war.



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