Bio: Barnum, Mark H. (1881)


Surnames: Barnum, Reynolds

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin, Marathon County, Wis. (1881) page 557

Mark H.. Barnum, proprietor and editor of The Torch of Liberty, Wausau. Was born in Syracuse, N.Y., March 14, 1834. He settled in Rosendale, Fond du Lac, June 1856, where he lived about one and one-half years. He then came to Wausau, where he kept a boarding house for one of the mill companies. Then he practiced law for about eighteen years. He was occupied for two years as local editor of the Wisconsin River Pilot, and then he established The Torch of Liberty. He was married in Glen Aubrey, N.Y., Dec. 6, 1854, to Phoeba T. Reynolds, who was born in Albany County, in June, 1836. They have six children - Charles H., Ada I., William M., Mark H., May and Bessie G.



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