Bio: Honeywell, J. A. (1881)

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Surnames: Honeywell. Hodges

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 574

J. A. HONEYWELL, hardware, Spencer, born in Canada, March 18, 1848. His father, S. C. Honeywell, brought the family to Clarke County in 1852 on a farm Sec. 3 town of Eaton, on which is now part of the village of Greenwood. J. A. was brought up on the farm, and took a commercial course in the institution for that purpose, located in La Crosse, in '69 and '70. He then gave his attention to farming and lumbering till 1879. He came to Spencer in 1879, and established himself in business, and has now nearly completed a fine store building on Clark street. He does a business of about $15,000 a year. In 1873, he married, but lost his first wife, and in 1880, married Miss Mary J. Hodges, of Greenwood. He has three children — Minnie E., Atwell J., and Lottie. Mr. Honeywell was Town Treasurer in 1880, and is a member of the I. O. O. F., and Temple of Honor.



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