Bio: VanHouter, Simon R.
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---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 219.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF SIMON R VAN HOUTER

SIMON R VAN HOUTER, proprietor of City Livery, Chippewa Falls, was born in Ohio, Aug. 27, 1849. came to Wisconsin in 1850, with his parents. Ezekiel and Elizabeth Van Houter; they located at Beloit, and resided there until July 18, 1861, when they removed to Chippewa Falls, where they now reside. Simon was employed in the livery stable of Stiles & Co. for twelve years, and in January, 1881, he engaged in business for himself. He was married in Chippewa Falls, March 24, 1868, to Jennie Sykes. She was born in Yorkshire, England. They have five childrenóCharles, Nettie, Maud, Mabel and Samuel; lost one (son). Harvey; he died in 1872, when only two weeks old.

 

 


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