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W T Willson

WILLSON, COLLIER

Posted By: County Coordinator (email)
Date: 11/11/2006 at 16:08:50

W T Willson, among the younger and most promising merchants of Boone is the subject of this brief sketch, who was born in York, Maine, may 18, 1848, he received a good mercantile experience in Boston, Massachusetts, impressed with the belief that the West offered superior inducements for a man of energy, he made a prospecting tour through Iowa with a view to settle in business, he made choice of Bone and in June 1877, opened a dry goods house, and at once took a front rank in the trade, he married Miss Kate Collier in 1878, she was a native of Pennsylvania, they have one daughter, Lizzie

1880 Boone Co History Book


 

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