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C. A. Blanchard
Posted by: linda blanchard (ID *****0842) Date: November 01, 2003 at 09:48:45
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Does Anyone on the Morris Co. Fourm have information about the C. A. Blanchard listed below?

Thanks
Linda



History of Grant County Wisconsin
Western Historical Publishing, Chicago, July 1881
Town of Marion, Biographical Sketches, Page 936

C. A. BLANCHARD, farmer, Sec. 35; P. O. Boscobel. Is a native of Morris
Co., N.
J., but was raised principally in Essex Co., N. Y. After the death of his
parents, he went to Connecticut and finished his education. Came to Vinegar
Hill, Jo Daviess Co., Ill., in 1846, and remained two years. In 1848, he
came
to the place where he is now located. During 1844 and 1845, he clerked in a
feed and grocery store in New York. In 1846, he went to New Orleans and
engaged
in getting out ship-timber. In May of the same year, he came to Galena and
went
to mining. He owns about 250 acres of land, and has cleared it up himself.
Has
held nearly every town office. Married in 1854, to Miss Martha E. Fitch,
who
was born in Michigan. They have three children, two sons and one daughter


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