Bio: Hyslip, Charles W. (1834)
Contact: Stan

----Source: 1880 Federal Census--Weston, Clark, WI



CHARLES W. HYSLIP, of section 23, Weston Township, was born near Tatanagoush, Colchester County, Nova Scotia, July 6, 1834, the son of Richard (deceased) and Betsey (Crow) Hyslip the former was a native of Scotland, but came to America when a boy the latter was a native of Nova Scotia. Our subject was reared on a farm and educated in the public schools of his native place. He left home at the age of eighteen years, traveling from Londonderry to Boston on a sail vessel, and afterward was engaged as cook on a cod fishing vessel. He then remained at home until in February, 1854, when he shipped from Halifax to Boston, and for two years worked twenty miles from the latter place. He emigrated to this county in June, 1856, settling in Weston Township, where he has since resided, engaged in lumbering and farming. He settled on his present farm in 1868. He has been chairman of the Town Board four terms, and School Treasurer twenty years. Politically he affiliates with the Republican party.

Mr. Hyslip was married in the village of Bolton, April 5, 1856, to Nancy, daughter of Jefferson (deceased) and Barbara (Horn) Conden Mrs. Hyslip was born in Nova Scotia. Of their five children only one is now living, --Margaret E., now the wife of Lyman Tracy, of this town. They have had eight children, viz: Ella, Edith, Ethel, Homer, Edna, and an infant girl. One of Mr. Hyslip's children, Benjamin F., was killed in a sawmill in Eaton Township, this county, in April 22, 1885, at the age of twenty-seven years. He married Ada Tuttle, and had two children: Bessie (deceased), and William B. Two children died of diphtheria one, Charles E., was eight years old, and William A. six months. Barbara Ann died of measles, at the age of one year and seven months.



 Census Records


1880 Federal Census--Weston, Clark, WI

Charles Hyslip @45, b. Nova Scotia, Farmer, Father b. Scotland, Mother b. Nova Scotia

Wife: Nancy @49, b. Nova Scotia, Father b. Ireland, Mother b. Nova Scotia

Son: Benjamin @21, b. WI, Laborer

Son: Albert Shomel @11, b. WI, Student, Father b. Germany, Mother b. England

Other: John Richerson: @23, b. WI, Laborer, Parents b. NY




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