Bio: Wilkins, Edwin C. (1881)


Surnames: Wilkins, Shingler, Stocking, Clemmens

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 337

EDWIN C. WILKINS, lumber and logs, Eau Claire, came to Wisconsin in 1853, and located near Portage; engaged in farming there for one year, and in Adams County for two years; came to Eau Claire in 1856, and engaged in rafting on the river, and was raft pilot for nine years; since then has been employed in the woods. He organized first string band in Eau Claire. Was born in Allegany Co., N. Y., in 1824, and married there, in 1845, to Lorenda J. Shingler, who was born in Ulysses, N. Y. The children are: Mary Alice (now Mrs. J. B. Stocking), Isabella S. (now Mrs. S. Clemmens.)



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