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Eliza H. Wilson


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Date: 4/4/2002 at 14:08:22

WILSON, ELIZA H., daughter of Ira and Elizabeth Huston; born in Lyndeboro, N.H., April 21, 1811; received a liberal education; in 1837, with her parents came to Lee Co., where she taught the first school in the village of Denmark, also the first school in the district three miles southeast of Denmark. In 1840, she married Jason Wilson; he was born in Hartford, Vt., March 31, 1811; in early life, engaged in tanning and currier business; came to Lee Co. in 1836, where he engaged in milling, erecting a mill on Skunk River-the third mill in the county; this he continued, making it a financial success, until his death Sept. 27, 1858, at the age of 47, an industrious, honest business man; one of the original members of the Congregational Church, and a liberal contributor to its erection. He left two children-Lewis, born in 1841; Harvey H., in 1848. Member of the Congregational Church; joined at the same time as her husband. She owns 300 acres of land, valued at $40 per acre; also her place of residence in Denmark.


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