Bio: Cartwright, David J. (1881)
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---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 226.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH OF DAVID J. CARTWRIGHT

DAVID J. CARTWRIGHT, lumberman, Cartwright, was born in Amity, Allegany Co., N. Y., Aug. 12, 1836. When about six years of age he came, with his father's family, to Jefferson Co., Wis. In August, 1864, he enlisted as a recruit in the 18t Wis. Heavy Artillery, Co. L, the command doing service at Ft. Lyon, near Alexandria, and other forts in that vicinity; was discharged July 13, 1865, at Milwaukee. Was married in Bloomer. April 9, 1859, to Miss Martha J. Putman. She was a native of Johnstown, Rock Co. They have six childrenó H. May, S. Belle, Paul H., Frank O., Ettie, St. Clair. Mr. Cartwright is joint owner of Cartwright & Co.'s saw-mill and 1,040 acres of pine and hardwood lands in Chippewa and Barron counties.

 

 


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