Bio: Rickard, Charles (1881)


Surnames: Rickard, Knip

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

CHARLES RICKARD, grocer and boot and shoe merchant, was born in Massena, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., June 1, 1837; lived there until February, 1863, when he came to Eau Claire, Wis.; resided there two years, then came to Augusta; engaged in blacksmithing for five years since coming to Wisconsin; also, farming some. He engaged in present business in October, 1880, in partnership with his nephew, Harlow E. Rickard. He was married in Louisville, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., July 4, 1861, to Maria H. Knip. She was born in Canada. They have three children living Lida M., Leonard R. and Pearl; have lost two children, Burt Charles, who died in 1877, aged twelve years, and one daughter died in infancy.



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