Bio: Barnum, Charles H. (History - b 1854)

Poster: Crystal Wendt


Surnames: Barnum, Sarvis

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

Charles H. Barnum, restaurant, Merrill, was born in Rosendale, Fond du Lac County, October 15, 1854. His parents lived there one year and moved to Wausau, where he spent his boyhood. He afterward visited various portions of the west and finally located at Marshfield, on the Wisconsin Central Railroad. He remained eight months in that place, and followed his present occupation, then sold out and came to Merrill. He was married at Wausau, October 17, 1877, to Mary I. Sarvis, who was born in East Oasis, Waushara Co., October 20, 1857. They have one child, named Georgiana.


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