Bio: Ross, Friend (1778 1879)

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Surnames: Ross

 

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 313

FRIEND ROSS died March 10, 1879, aged 100 years, eight months and six days. At the time of his death he was the oldest citizen of Eau Claire. He was born in Vermont during the darkest period of the Revolution. When quite a lad, he went to Canada. In 1849, he came to Wisconsin, locating in Rock County. Having three sons residing in Eau Claire John, Elisha and Joel he came to reside with them, in 1862. He had remarkable good health, seldom being sick. His last illness was brief.

 

 


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