Bio: Emerson, Edward (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin,, pg. 208.


EDWARD EMERSON, Register of Deeds, Chippewa Falls, was born in Norway, April 19, 1852, and came from his native country direct to Wisconsin in the Spring of 1866, locating in Chippewa Falls, where he has since resided. He is a son of Edmund Emerson, now a resident of Eagle Point, Chippewa Co., who took a homestead in that town in the Fall of 1866, having come to Wisconsin in the Spring of 1866. Mr. Emerson was employed for about a year at Chippewa City. Since that time was employed in the lumber mills at this place as head sawyer on double-circular, for about seven years; he discontinued work there in the Fall of 1880, at which time he was elected Register of Deeds. He was married in Bloomer, Chippewa Co., Sept. 13, 1873, to Johanna Larson, who was born in Waupun. They have two children Alfred E. and Rudolph G., and lost one son, Alfred Martin, who died at the age of two years. Mr. Emerson is a member of the I. O. O. F.



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