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Eveline Adsit & Havens Wilber-- Biography mentioning both
Posted by: Roberta D. Calhoun (ID *****4620) Date: December 06, 2003 at 09:44:35
In Reply to: Re: Evaline T. Adsit/Hunens Wilber: Wisconsin? by Roberta D. Calhoun of 205

HAVENS WILBER, house-joiner; born Oct. 7, 1820, in Jefferson Co., N.Y., where he was educated and learnt his profession; came to Wisconsin in 1855, and located in Watertown and worked at his own business building the Jefferson County Bank, where the National Bank now stands, etc.; in 1859, went too work for the Chicago & St. Paul Railroad, but has, in the mean time, built the houses of Mr. Daniels and Charles Stopenback; in 1864-65, he worked for the Government in Georgia and Tennessee; was a member of the Board of Street Commissioners for 1873-1875, and has been a member of the Board of Education since 1873. In politics, he is a strong greenbacker. Married Miss Adeline [sic.] Adsit, of Jefferson Co., N. Y., Feb. 4, 1844 [1845]; had five children---Gordeus J., Charles H., Byron B., Crawford S. and Mary E.

---from the History of Jefferson County Wisconsin p. 630.

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