Kenosha County Biographical Sketches

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CITY OF KENOSHA

GEORGE YULE, foreman Ed. Bain's factory.

JOHN T. YULE, assistant foreman in E. Bain's wagon factory; born in 1831 in Scotland came to Wisconsin in May, 1840, locating at Somers, Kenosha Co. At the age of 18 years, he came to; Kenosha, and worked for Mitchell & Quarles at manufacturing wagons for two years; then for Crosit & Stewart for one year; afterward at manufacturing carriages for two years. In 1874, was appointed assistant foreman for Ed. Bain, which position he at present holds. Married, 1851, Miss Lucy Tapling, who died at Kenosha in the spring of 1862; they had one son. He married again, in 1870, Miss Hattie V. Reed, a native of Michigan; they have had four children-tbree girls and one boy. In 1872, he was Alderman of the Third Ward. Member Congregational Church; Republican.

TOWN OF PLEASANT PRAIRIE

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TOWN OF SOMERS

WILLIAM YULE, farmer, Sec. 14; P.O. Kenosha; born in Scotland in 1816; he came to America in 1840, locating on the farm which his father purchased in Somers, Kenosha Co.; after remaining in Kenosha Co. for a short time, he went to Illinois; in 1863, he returned to Kenosha Co.; Mr Yule, Sr., died in 1871, William continuing the management of the farm up to the present time. He married in Illinois, in 1855, Miss Mary Spence, a native of Scotland. He is the owner of 130 acres of land.

TOWN OF BRISTOL

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TOWN OF PARIS

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TOWN OF BRIGHTON

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TOWN OF RANDALL

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TOWN OF SALEM

PARDON YAW, farmer, Sec. 27; P.O. Salem; born in Rowe, Franklin Co., Mass., in 1811, and is now over 67 years of age; lived in Massachusetts thirty-one years; came West in 1843, and located in Salem Township, where he now resides. Owns a farm of 300 acres, valued at $12,000, on which is an orchard of about 200 well-selected fruit trees. The farm is well improved and well stocked. Mr. Yaw married, in November, 1839, at Ashfield, Mass., Melinda W. Elmer, also a native of Massachusetts. Mrs. Yaw was formerly a teacher. Is a member of the Baptist Church. It is worthy of note here, that Mr. Yaw was one of a family of twenty children by one mother; twelve boys and eight girls. Three brothers died in the Union Army.

TOWN OF WHEATLAND

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