Location: Eau Claire County WI

Wisconsin Gold Star List – Eau Claire County

Army Anderson, Clarence, 30, Eau Claire; ck 127inf; Badricourt, Chateau Thierry, Verdun, Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Meuse-Argonne, defsec; dd (pneu) Oct 22,’18. Barnhardt, Floyd, 22, Eau Claire; pvt hqco 127inf; Chateau Thierry, Juvigny, Verdun, Alsatia; dd (pneu) Oct 7, ’18. Bates, Clarence Foster, 22, Eau Claire; pvt 120fa; 2Marne, Juvigny, Argonne, Bantheville, Gesnes, defsec; dd (tuberc) Jan 17,’19. Bergh, James Richard, 26, Eau Claire; 2Lt AS; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 1, ’18. Bever, George Nechalas, 28, Osseo; pvt 331fa; overseas; dd. (pneu) Oct 4, ’18. Charles, John Fred, 30, m, Eau Claire; pvt 332mgbn; dd (pneu) Oct 1, ’18. Christiansen, Olaf S., 26, m, Eau Claire; pvt Icl 343inf; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 9, ’18. Clark, Gordon T., 24, m, Eau Claire; mgschl, Camp Hancock; U. S.; dd. (pneu) Nov 19, ’18. Clarke, Bruce W., 24, m, Eau Claire; 1Lt 127inf ; kia Aug 6, ’18. Connors, Timothy K., 23, Eau Claire; pvt 309inf ; kia Oct 20, ’18. Demmler, George Adolph, 24, m, Eau Claire; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 3,’18. Eaton, Frank F., 19, Augusta; WNG; pvt Icl 128inf; Alsace, 2Marne, Soissons, Champagne; kia Oct 18,’18. Haselwander, Charles, 28, Chippewa Falls; pvt infrpldrft, Camp Shelby; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 10,’18. Hazelton, Patrick, 26, Eau Claire; pvt 128inf; Montfaucon; kia Oct 21, ’18. Hilt, Leonard, 19, Eau Claire; corp 18inf; Soissons, Chateau Thierry, Verdun, Metz, Argonne;...

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Biography of Texas Angel

Since the town of Hailey was hardly more than a collection of tents Texas Angel has been numbered among its citizens and has successfully engaged in the practice of law, winning many notable lawsuits wherein he has demonstrated the possession of legal powers of high order. A native of the Empire state, he was born in Angelica, New York, October 19, 1839, and is a representative of one of the oldest families of New England. Hardly had the Mayflower deposited its precious cargo upon the shores of America, at Plymouth Rock, when the ancestors of our subject, people of Welsh birth, also came to the New World, and Nathan Angel, from whom he traces descent, removed to Providence, Rhode Island, with Roger Williams, the apostle of religious liberty. William Angel, the grand-father of our subject, settled on Block Island, and there William Gardner Angel, the father, was born in 1790. In 1792 the family removed to Otsego, New York, where William G. Angel was educated, studied law and was admitted to the bar. He was twice elected to congress during the administration of President Jackson, and was a prominent figure in the public life of that locality. He also served as county judge and was surrogate of Albany County in 1852. In politics he was a stanch Democrat in early life, but was a lover of liberty, and when...

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Olin, John Turner – Obituary

At the residence of his son, C. F. [Charles Forrest] Olin, in the town of Washington, on Dec. 1, 1900, occurred the death of John Turner Olin at the age of 63 years, 10 months and 2 days. The deceased had suffered for some months from a complication of disease, an apoplectic stroke being the immediate cause of his demise. Mr. Olin was born in Delaware County, N.Y., and was the eldest son of George and Mary (Turner) Olin. At the age of nine years he removed with his parents to Iowa and four years later to Wisconsin, settling near Madison, Dane County. Thence to Marquette County in 1851, locating on what was then known as the Menomnee Indian Reservation at that time unsettled and unsurveyed. In 1855 they came to Eau Claire, then Chippewa County, where he has since resided. April 20, 1860 he was united in marriage with Elvira E. Holsted [Halstead], also a native of N. Y. Of the five children born to them, two daughters, Mrs. L. Ellis of Craft, Chippewa County and Mrs. W. Fraser of the town of Washington, and two sons, Chas. F. and John Boyd Olin of the same place, mourn with their widowed mother, the loss of a loving husband and kind father. A brother S. M. Olin is the only surviving member of their generation. Funeral services were held...

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Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records

Wisconsin Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Wisconsin county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hosted at Eau Claire County USGenWeb Archives Project Veterans Buried in East Lawn Cemetery Thompson Valley Cemetery Hales Corners Cemetery, aka Scotts Valley Holy Guardian Angels Cemetery Oak Grove Cemetery St. Luke’s Cemetery Union Cemetery West Lawn Cemetery Hosted at Eau Claire County, Wisconsin WIGenWeb East Lawn Cemetery West Lawn Cemetery St. John’s Hay Creek Cemetery Town of Ludington Cemetery Hosted at USGenWeb Archives Project, Tombstone Photograph Pages Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery...

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Biographical Sketch of George Brackett

GEORGE BRACKETT. – Mr. Brackett, whose portrait appears in this work, was born in Canada East, May 22, 1842. There he resided until eighteen years of age. He then with his parents moved to Maine, his father being a native of that state. There they lived for six years, and then moved Eu Clare, Wisconsin, and embarked in the lumber business, which he followed until December, 1869.Then George came west to Washington Territory, and first found employment in Pierce county. In 1870 he came to Seattle, and in 1872 began logging on Salmon Bay, which business he followed until 1877, when he purchased the present site of Edmunds where he now resides in a beautiful residence overlooking the Sound. In 1884, Mr. Brackett laid off the townsite of Edmunds, named in honor of the great statesman of that name. Edmunds is beautifully located in a level plateau fourteen miles north of Seattle, and is at present a thriving village, and in the near future will be an important trading point on the Sound. Besides the townsite, Mr. Brackett owns five hundred and twenty acres of valuable land adjoining the town. In 1885, on the establishment of the postoffice at Edmunds, Mr. Brackett was appointed postmaster, which position he held for several years. He is a good, responsible, reliable business man, and highly respected by all who know him. He...

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Biography of William F. Coon, M. D.

William F. Coon, M. D., whose talents and qualifications have brought him into prominence as a physician and as a citizen of Caney, came to this state from Minnesota, where he was in practice several years, and by birth he is a Wisconsin man. Born at Eau Claire, Wisconsin, September 20, 1875, he is a son of William F. Coon, and a descendant of ancestors who came from England to the United States in colonial times. His grandfather died in New York State. William F. Coon, Sr., was born in New York in 1825, grew up there, and when a young man went to Eau Claire, Wisconsin, at that time one of the foremost centers of the lumber industry in the state. He was a farmer and also bought and sold horses on a large scale. Politically he was a republican. When nearly fifty years of age he married Emily M. Roberts, who was born in 1853, and is still living at Eau Claire. Doctor Coon was the older of their two sons. His brother, John R., is a resident of Dallas, Texas, and is cashier and adjuster for the Southern Rock Island Plow Company. It was largely through his own determined efforts that Doctor Coon acquired a liberal education. He attended the public schools of Eau Claire, also Wayland Academy at Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, and his schooling was...

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Biography of George S. Hine

George S. Hine is state dairy commissioner of Kansas with office in the State Agricultural College at Manhattan. His early life was spent on a Wisconsin dairy farm. Thus he is in a measure a dairyman to the manner born, as well as a man of thorough technical training and wide experience in that field. He had gained considerable distinction as a technical expert in his chosen profession in Wisconsin before he was called to Kansas, and has been identified with the dairy department of the state for the past six years. He was born on his father’s farm near Fairchild in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, January 25, 1885. He was the oldest of the five sons of Rivilla C. and Kittie E. (Foster) Hine, the former a native of New York, and the latter of Wisconsin. His father was a practical dairyman and horse raiser in Wisconsin. As a boy George S. Hine alternated between his father’s farm and the public schools of Fairchild. On leaving the high school he entered Wisconsin University, where he specialized in the agricultural department and received his degree, Bachelor of Science of Agriculture, in 1907. In determining to secure a university training Mr. Hine carried out his ambition largely through means of his own earnings, and practically paid all his expenses while at Madison. During the last year of his university course...

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