Bio: Shearer, H. C.

Contact: Janet Schwarze

----Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 1031.

Biographical Sketch of H. C. Shearer

H. C. SHEARER, farmer, Sec. 2, P. O. Chelsea; was born in Chautauqua Co., N. Y.. July 29, 1849. In 186C he went to Kent Co., Mich., and engaged in lumbering. In 1 871 he went to San Francisco but returned to Wisconsin and began lumbering in the northern part of the State. He then came to Chelsea and worked awhile in the mill and since has been lumbering and farming. He bought his farm of 101 acres in 1877, and another of 70 acres. He has about 20 acres cleared and improved. He was Chairman of the Town Board in 1876 and '77; Town Treasurer from 1 878 to '81, and belongs to the Temple of Honor. In 1879, April 26, he married Miss Evalina Eastling, of Sauk Co. They have three childrenóBelle, Marden and an infant.

 

 


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