Bio: Bennett, William A. (1881)

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Surnames: Bennett, Crow

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 344

WILLIAM A. BENNETT, firm Bennett Brothers, was born in Tioga County, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1830. Came to Wisconsin in 1846, and settled in Columbia County. In 1858, he moved to Eau Claire County, and engaged in farming; remained five years, and then moved into Augusta, and in company with eight other men, built a mill; after a time Mr. Bennett retired, and resumed farming, which he followed some two years. Returned to Augusta, and for three and a half years engaged in blacksmithing, when he formed a partnership with his brother. Was married in Augusta, June, 1865, to Rosetta P. Crow, of Eau Claire, formerly from Ohio. Has five children Arthur, Jennie, Hosea, Grace and Edward. Has been Side Supervisor two or three years, Chairman Board one year, Justice of Peace one year, Pathmaster four or five years.

 

 


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