Bio: Haw, John Rev. (1881)


Surnames: Haw, Lasenby, Burbank

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 340

REV. JOHN HAW, pastor of Methodist Episcopal Church, born in the town of Dishforth, county of York, England, May 6, 1843; came to America with his parents, John and Mary (Lasenby) Haw, when he was about eighteen months old; they settled in Platteville, Grant Co., Wis., where John was reared on a farm, living there until he was eighteen years of age, then went to Boscobel where he attended school for one year, and was employed as clerk in a drug store for a year; he then entered Lawrence University at Appleton, Wis., where he spent two years in the preparatory department and four years in classical course, graduating from the institution June 28, 1869; he was then engaged in missionary work for a period of fourteen months, then joined the Wisconsin Conference at Janesville, was appointed to Suamico Church where he remained as pastor for a year, afterward at Waukaw for a year, one year at Depere, two years at Amherst; then he was transferred to the West Wisconsin Conference and preached first at Prescott one year. Osceola Mills three years; from the latter place he came to Augusta in the Fall of 1879. He was married in Northport, Wis., Oct. 4, 1876, to Annie L. Burbank. In 1872, Lawrence University conferred on Mr. H. the degree of A. M. He is a member of A. F. & A. M., Temple of Honor and Good Templars societies. His father and mother both died near Platteville, Wis.



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