Bio: Averill, William (History - b 1897)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Averill, Baldwin

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

William Averill, dry goods, groceries, notions, etc., Merrill, was born in Mt. Vernon, N. H., October 8, 1897. He came to Geneva in October, 1840, where he lived nine years, following farming. In 1849, he came to Merrill, and lived about two miles above the present site of the place; here he remained until the Spring of 1865, engaged in lumbering and farming; he then went to Montello, and carried the U. S. mail from there to Pardeeville, which he followed about two years, then removed again to Merrill. Two years after his returned he engaged in the mercantile business. He has served as Postmaster at Merrill for ten years. He was married in 1842 at Geneva. His wife died in the spring of 1856. They had six children--- Chilli, William, Jr., and Ella, living, and Anna, Sarah and an infant, deceased. He was again married, in the summer of 1870, to Mrs. Agnes Baldwin, a native of Scotland.



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