Syth, James (1841)

Bio: Syth, James (1841)
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----Source: 1891 Biographical Histories of Clark Jackson Counties WI, transcribed by Pat Shanks

Surnames: SYTH TEEL

James Syth, of section 22, Eaton Township, Clark County, was born in London, Canada West, June 18, 1841, the son of John Syth , a native of Waukenton, England. He came to Canada in 1834, and died there in 1843. Our subject was reared and educated in his native place, and also worked on a farm. He came to LaCrosse County, Wisconsin, in 1870, and worked as a farm hand until 1877, when he came to this county. He settled on his present place in the spring of 1887, where he owns forty acres of good land, twenty-two of which is cleared. He was married, June 30, 1882, to Emma, daughter of Charles Teel, of Loyal Township, Clark County, and they have had three children, only one of whom survives,- James born August 21, 1888. Mr. and Mrs. Syth are both members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the former is also a member of the I.O.O.F. He has served as Justice of the Peace and Road Master is an enterprising public-spirited man, and takes an interest in all that tends to build up the country, religiously, morally and financially.



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