Bio: Syms, Peter P. (1881)

Contact: Janet Schwarze

Surnames: Syms, Ellis, Wolcott, Dean

----Source: History of Northern Wis. (Wood County, Wis.) 1881, page 1215

PETER P. SYMS, farmer and logger, Auburndale, was born in Berthier, Lower Canada, July 15, 1839. Went to live at Belleville, Hastings Co., Canada, in June, 1856. Left there in the Winter of 1865, and came to Stevens Point, Wis. In 1874, went to California, Oregon, Puget Sound and British Columbia. Returned early in 1876, and settled, in the Summer of 1876, at Auburndale. He was married, Jan. 12, 1864, to Miss Britania Ellis, of Belleville, Canada. They have seven children Margaret I. (now Mrs. Wolcott, of Marshfield), Martha Ann (now Mrs. C. W. Dean, of Auburndale), Charles, Minnie, Philemon, Henry L. and Frank. He is a Justice of the Peace and School Clerk, and has been Town Clerk.



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