Bio: Miles, Eusebeus M. (1881)
Contact: Janet Schwarze

---Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, pg. 214.


EUSEBEUS M. MILES, dealer in real estate, Chippewa Falls, came here in November, 1865, was employed as hotel clerk for a short time, then for about two years he commenced working in the woods, looking up pine lands, etc.; afterwards, for four years he was engaged in logging for himself. He then carried on mercantile business for a year. After discontinuing mercantile pursuits, he kept hotels at Big Bend until the Spring of 1881, being proprietor of the Big Bend House and also of the Oak Grove House. His principal business now is dealing in pine lands. He was born in the town of North Henderson, Mercer Co., Ill., Feb. 15, 1847; lived there until he was sixteen years of age, when he enlisted in Co. C, 11th Ill. C, serving in that regiment from Feb. 10, 1863, to August, 1865. Mr. Miles was married in Chippewa Falls, April 22, 1870, to Geraldine Shipman, a native of Sauk County. Wis. They have one son, Eugene Herbert, born May 21, 1872. Lost one son. Frankie, who died in March, 1874, aged one year. Mr. M. has been Chairman of the town of Big Bend for the last three years; also held offices of Postmaster, Secretary of School Board and Chairman of Road Commissioners of the same town.



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