Bio: Macomber, Sylvester (1881)


Surnames: Macomber, Morris

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 341

SYLVESTER M. MACOMBER, livery and farm, Augusta, came to Wisconsin in 1862, located in Eau Claire County, and was engaged in farming for two and a half years. He enlisted in February, 1864, in the 48th Wis. I.; served until close of war; then followed farming near Eau Claire City for one year; then built and ran a saw-mill two or three years. Came to Augusta in 1869; has been engaged in livery business since, and farming since the Spring of 1881. He was born in Canada in 1836; came to America at the age of fifteen years, and resided with his parents in Iowa for some years. Was married at Augusta, in 1870, to Emily Morris, who was born in Wisconsin. They have two children, Clarence and Maud.



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