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Naramore, W. W., of the firm of Naramore & Kane, dealers in agricultural machinery, Darlington, is a native of Stephenson Co., IL., and was born in the city of Freeport, August 31, 1852; he grew up and attended school there, and completed  his education at Eureka College, in Woodford Co.; he was engaged in business at Warren; he associated with Mr. Kane, and established their present business in November, 1879, and they are building up a good trade.  Mr. Naramore was united in marriage to Miss Lila Sherman, a native of Stephenson Co., Ill., January 3, 1877; they have two children, Hally Sherman and Floyd.
Biography in "History of Lafayette County, Wisconsin"   1881  Transcribed by Dori Leekley

Nash, H. C., contractor and builder, Darlington, is a native of New York State, and was born in Saratoga Co. August 13, 1822; he grew up to manhood there, and learned the trade of carpenter and joiner; he came to Wisconsin, and located in La Fayette County, at Wiota, in 1848; he built the first house that was erected in Darlington; since then he has been engaged in contracting and building, and he has built more buildings in this city and county that any other one man.  In July, 1845, Mr. Nash was united in marriage to Miss Alosia Bennett, a native of New York State; they have four children -- Cleora, now Mrs. Peterson, Walter, Emma and John W.
Biography in "History of Lafayette County, Wisconsin"   1881  Transcribed by Dori Leekley

Nichols, R., proprietor livery and boarding staable, Main street, corner Alice street, Darlington, is a native of Cornwall, England, and was born Jan. 13, 1821; he grew up to manhood there; he came to the United States in 1847, and came to Wisconsin the same year and engaged in lead mining; he was also in the copper mines in Lake superior at an early day; he was engaged in the hotel business at "Hazel Green," Grant Co., for many years; he came to Darlington in 1863, and established his present business, and the following year he built on the corner he now occupies, and has since then carried on the business here; in 1870, he went to Mexico, and was engaged in mining there; he was in a hostile country, and had several narrow escapes from the Indians; he remained there two years.  Mr. Nichols married Miss Mary Edwards, from Cornwall, England; they have four children, Henry, engaged in business in Chicago, Henrietta, Ellen and Elisha.
Biography in "History of Lafayette County, Wisconsin"   1881  Transcribed by Dori Leekley

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