Bio: Willard, W. H. (1881)

Surnames: Willard, Shaw, De Yarman

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

W. H. WILLARD came to Eau Claire in May, 1867, and worked at his trade, as machinist, until 1870, when he became engineer of W. F. Bailey Fire Engine, Fire Co. No. I. He was born in Jamestown, Chautauqua Co., N. Y., Oct. 21, 1843, and lived there until the Summer of 1866, when he went to Detroit, and in a short time to Galesburg, Ill., where he remained until he came to Eau Claire. He worked for N. Shaw for nearly two years; has worked at his trade since he was nineteen years old. He was married at Uniontown, Fayette Co., Pa., Nov. 13, 1872, to Julia de Yarman, who was born near that place. They have one daughter, Jessie D., born Oct. 23, 1874. Mr. Willard is a member of the A. F. & A. M.



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