Bio: Norway, Alanson C. (History - b 1825)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Norway, Crown

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

Alanson C. Norway, County Judge and proprietor of Merrill House, Merrill, settled at Elk Horn in 1848, and lived there two years; then he moved into Marathon County, and lived at Wausau, and at what is now Merrill. He was engaged for fifteen years in the lumber business, and kept hotel two years during that time. He was kept the Merrill House about thirteen years in succession. He was elected County Judge in November, 1878, and has been re-elected for the next term, to begin January, 1882. He was born in Lisbon, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., June 11, 1825. He was married, Sept. 1, 1856, to Martha Crown, who was born in Groton, Caledonia Co., Vt., Sept. 13, 1838. They have two children living, Charles A. and Myron S. The deceased children were named Burton M., Clarissa, Elnora and Homer.


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