Biography of Henry C. Talbot
Monroe County, MI Biographies

HENRY C. TALBOT was born in Sylvania, Lucas county, Ohio, February 10, 1849, to which place his parents, Robert and Mary Ann (Watson) Talbot, removed in 1834. His father was one of the pioneer railroad men in Michigan, and trackmaster for 35 years. 22 for the L. S. & M. S. and 13 for the Wabash Ry., until his death in 1876. He was married at Adrian July 24, 1877, to Jennie, daughter of James and Elizabeth (Van Driesen) Redmond. He came to Carlton in March, 1875, as agent and operator for the Canada Southern R. R,, and shortly after became interested in the dry goods and notion business, for nine years traveling for Shaw & Baldwin, Toledo. Since September, 1886, he has been the proprietor of a general store in Carlton, and notary public. He is called father by Charles Redmond. born November 21, 1879; Fred H., May 3, 1881; and Cash W., February 18, 1884. A prominent member of the A. O. U. W. and other beneficial societies in Canton, he was also a charter member of Floral City Lodge, Knights of Honor, in Monroe City.

History of Monroe County, Michigan
Talcott E. Wing, Editor
Munsell & Company, Publishers
New York 1890.

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