Bio: Blau, Nicholas (1881)

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Surnames: Blau, Beattie, Marx


----Source: History of Northern Wis. (Wood County, Wis.) 1881, page 1211

NICHOLAS BLAU, warehouseman, Marshfield. Was born in the Rhine Province, Nov. 2, 1841. He came to the United States, and settled in Calumet Co., Wis., in March, 1866, and worked at farming, also as stone mason at Clifton, Has been in the employ of J. Symes & Bro., for the past nine years, at Sherwood, Calumet Co., until February last, when he came to Marshfield, to superintend the building of their stave factory. Has now formed a partnership with J. W. Beattie, to build and operate a grain and general warehouse at Marshfield. He was married, April 12, l868, to Miss Lena Marx, of Calumet County. Have five children Nicholas, John, Jacob, Mary G., and Jennie L. His father, Bernhardt Blau, was a wine grower, and died a few years ago, at the age of seventy-eight years.



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