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Glenn D. (M.D.)physician and surgeon of River Falls,
Wis., was born at Ypsilanti, Mich., June 14, 1877. In 1885 he
came with his parents and settled at Hudson, Wis. He attended the
common schools of his native place and graduated from the Hudson
High School. He is a son of D. F. and A. Gallup. His father was
born in New York State and removed to Ypsilanti, Mich., in early
manhood. He is connected with the J. G. Flint Company, of
Milwaukee, Wis., wholesale tea and coffee dealers. He makes his
home at Minneapolis and is looking after the western trade from
this place. His mother was also born in New York State and she
has three children. May is the wife of C. N. Gorham, president of
the Hudson Bank. William J. resides at St. Paul, Minn. Our
subject was the third child born. After graduating from the High
School he took up the study of medicine at the University of
Minnesota and was graduated from that institution in 1904, and
then he came to River Falls, Wis., where he has practiced his
profession since. The doctor has a general practice extending
over a large territory. He is a member of the Pierce County
Medical Society, State and the American Medical societies, member
of the Congregational church, member of I. O. O. F., "Beavers,"
Royal Areanum and Red Men. He is United States pension examiner.
Dr. Gallup married at River Falls, Wis., June 2, 1905, Frances
Crippen, daughter of Amos and Lucinda Crippon. They came to
Wisconisn at an early day, settling at Baldwin, St. Croix County.
Mr. Crippen was a leading merchant of that place, a prosperous
and progressive man and for many years a justice of the peace of
that county. He died at his home at the age of fifty-six years.
His widow is still living and is now the wife of C. Spilcke, of
Roberts, Wis. Mrs. Gallup was educated in the schools of St.
Croix County and remained at home until her marriage. She has two
children, Glenn Dean., Jr., born June 21, 1906, and Charles Amos
born June 20, 1908. Reference: Taken from "History of the St.
Croix Valley", published in 1909
GENDRON, A.E.( MD), the subject of this sketch, is a practicing physician and surgeon of River Falls, Wis., where he is in general practice. He was born in Canada at St. Francis, Quebec, May 27, 1870, and was educated in Point Levis College, graduating from that institution. Afterwards he began to study medicine at Montreal and graduated from the medical department of the Laval College. He began to practice his profession at Roberts, St. Croix county, Wis., in 1894, and continued there for two yers. In 1896 he removed to River Falls, where he has since continued to practice medicine. The doctor's practice covers a wide territory. He is a member of Pierce County Medical Society, also the State Medical Society. He is a member of many fraternal orders-the Independent Order of Foresters, Modern Woodmen of America, the Maccabees and others. Mr. Gendron married October 30, 1898, Florence Evelyn Burhyte, daughter of F. J. and Eva W. Burhyte. Her father was born in Oneida County, New York, February 2, 1836, and received his education in the schools of his native town. He was twice married, first in 1866 to Anna E. Hinckley, who died in 1868. In 1874 he married Evelyn Webster, of River Falls, Wis. Mr. Burhyte was a man noted for his good traits of character. He was a member of the Masonic order, the Foresters and the United Workmen. He died at his home in River Falls, Wis., August 20, 1899. During the thirty odd years he was in active business he held the confidence of the public as a man of strict integrity and whose word could always be relied upon. The mother, Mrs. Gendron, was Eva Webster before her marriage. She was born in River Falls and still resides there. Unto Dr. and Mrs. Gendron two children were born at River Falls. Frederick died in infancy. Raoul was born November 20, 1902. The doctor is meeting with good success in his practice. He is well liked and a man of splendid character. Reference: Taken from "History of the St. Croix Valley", published in 1909.
GEORGE, Charles H. (Civil War) was born in Orange county, Vermont, February 15, 1831, received a good common school education and attended the Newberry Seminary, remaining in Vermont until 1882, with the exception of the time he was in the army. He was a farmer during his residence in Vermont. In 1862 he enlisted in the Civil war in Company G, Tenth Vermont Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war with his three brothers. He was one of the musicians of the regiment band; he also detailed to hospital work at Fredericksburg and then took charge of the hospital, caring for the wounded. Mr. George was mustered out at Alexandria, Va., and discharged in Vermont. He returned to farming and remained in Vermont some years. He came West to North Dakota, where he remained for fifteen years, engaged in farming on a large tract of land, consisting of 3,000 acres. Upon leaving North Dakota he came to Wisconsin and located on a small fruit farm near River Falls in 1897, and here he lived until he was stricken with paralysis while attending the G. A. R. encampment at Minneapolis, Minn., in 1906. He then rented his farm and moved to River Falls, Wis., where he has since resided, leading a retired life. He is a member of the G. A. R., Nichols Post, No. 177. The great grandfather of our subject, Jacob Bailey, Jr., was a colonel in the Revolutionary war, and his father a general. Mr. George has been a member of the Methodist church for the past sixty-five years. He is a strong temperance man and a worker for the cause. In 1856 Mr. George married Ellen Beach, who was born in Orange county, Vermont, in 1837, a daughter of John and Betsey (Bailey) Beach, natives of Vermont. Mrs. George was educated in Newberry, Vt., and remained at home until her marriage. She belongs to the Methodist church. Mr. and Mrs. George have four children-Nellie was born in Newberry, Vt., and married Dr. E. A. Tobey, of River Falls. They have two children living-Herbert and Inez. Ellridge died at nine years of age. Arabell, the second child, died in Vermont. Eva was born at Warren, N. H., and now is the wife of C. T. Ritchey, a merchant of River Falls. They have two children-Elva and Harold. Bessie was born in New Hampshire and married George McLean, a grain merchant of Sarles, N. D. They have three children-Archie, Harvey and Ray. Mr. George has two sisters still living-Ruth N., who is the widow of Benjamin b. Clifford, formerly of Gilmont, N. H. He died in Chelsea, Mass. He was a prominent stockman. She has five children. George B. and Alvia reside at Grand Forks. Fred and Joseph reside in Minneapolis, Minn. Fred Clifford is one of the firm who manufacture "Cream of Wheat." Reference: Taken from "History of the St. Croix Valley", published in 1909
GILMORE, Thomas S. (Civil War) now residing on the northwest quarter of section 20, Hartland township, range 17, T. 25, where he owns 160 acres of farm land, was born October 24, 1834, in Columbiana county, Ohio, and received his education in the common schools of his native town. In 1857 he came with his parents, John and Catherine (Smith) Gilmore, to Wisconsin. They were natives of Pennsylvania and moved to Ohio at an early day. His father engaged in farming while a resident of Ohio. Upon coming to Pierce County he settled in Hartland Township and farmed some years, living with his son on the place where Thomas S. now resides. He died at the age of eighty-four years. His widow survived him about a year and both are buried in Trenton Township cemetery. They were the parents of fourteen children, of whom only two are now living, Thomas S. and Rebecca, who married James F. Adams, of Trenton township. Our subject bought his farm from his brother, Hugh, and has always made it his home, engaging in general farming and stock raising, making a specialty of Morgan horses. Mr. Gilmore enlisted in Company G, Fiftieth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, in 1865, served for sixteen months and was discharged at Madison, Wis., when he returned to his home in Pierce county. He was assessor of the township and supervisor for some years, and treasurer of Hartland Presbyterian church, of which he is a member, and for thirty-seven years he has been a member of the school board and for some years its treasurer. He belongs to the G. A. R. Mr. Gilmore was wedded to Helen Caniff, November 22, 1866, who was born in New York state and came to Prescott, Wis., with her parents when she was a little girl. Her father, Richard, and her mother, Sophia Caniff, were natives of New York State. Her father purchased a farm of eighty acres in Diamond Bluff Township and afterwards moved to Trenton Township, where he farmed the remainder of his life. Mrs. Gilmore's father and mother died at an advanced age and both are buried in Trenton Township cemetery. Unto Mr. and Mrs. Gilmore fourteen children were born, nine of whom are now living. Clara married for her first husband William E. Taylor; he died and left one son Bayard. She afterwards married Myron E. Chamberlain, of Red Wing, Minn. Jesse married first Archie Bradshaw, by whom she had two children, Anna and Lloyd. She married for her second husband Charles Vinz, of Oakdale Township, Monroe County, Wisconsin. William resides at St. Paul, Minn. Ada is the wife of H. W. Spohns, of Minneapolis, Minn. Lorena died at the age of sixteen. James H. was in the Spanish-American war. He enlisted in the Thirteenth Minnesota, Company H, was taken sick and discharged, dying shortly after coming home, at the age of twenty-four. Glenn married Lizzie Danseeeth, of Oak Grove Township. He was in the Thirteenth Minnesota, through the Spanish American war and afterwards served four years in the United States navy. He is a member of the Masonic order, and resides at St. Paul, Minn. John died in infancy. Charles M. is single and lives at St. Paul. Garfield resides at Red Wing, Minn. George married Grace Dodge, who died without issue. He resides in the state of Washington. Clair died at the age of six years. Benjamin H. resides at home. Ray B. died in infancy. All the children were born on the present home place in Hartland township and educated at the district schools and the Red Wing (Minn.) High School. (taken from "History of the St. Croix Valley", published in 1909)