Bio: Cole, Jerome W. Cole (1843 - ?)



Surnames: Cole, Bowman, Buckly, Peterson


----Sources: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin

Jerome W. COLE & CO., druggists and manufacturers, Black River Falls. The firm was established in 1865, consisting of J. W. and Dr. H. B. Cole, and Dr. J. B. G. Baxter. Opened their first store on the corner of Main and Mason streets, and moved to the building they now occupy, Aug. 15, 1875, and have continued to increase their stock ever since, and now carry from $18,000 to $20,000 stock. In January, 1867, Drs. Cole and Baxter sold out to F. W. Cole, and the firm still remains J. W. Cole & Co. J. W. and F. W. are both natives of New York. J. W. was born Oct. 15, 1843, and F. W. was born Aug. 8, 1846, and was married to Miss Ella Bowman, Sept. 23. 1877, who was born in Wisconsin, Feb. 16, 1856. They are also proprietors of a large gents' furnishing house, at Neillsville, Wis. Both are members of the A. F. & A. M., Black River Lodge, No. 74, Chapter, No. 41, and also La Crosse Commandery.


1870 Federal Census, Jackson, Albion, Wisconsin, United States


Jerome W Cole, white, male

Household Members
Alfred Cole M 65y New York
Celestia J Cole F 51y New York
Jerome W Cole M 27y (1843 New York)
Wayland F Cole M 23y New York
Mary Buckly F 17y Canada
Susan Peterson F 20y Norway



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