Biography of Charles Foote
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CHARLES FOOTE was born in England, the son of Samuel and Hannah Foote, both natives of that country. He came to America in 1852, and in 1854 located in Clark County, Wisconsin, on a farm in section 24, Pine Valley Township. His early education was received in his native laud, and when he came to the United States he was entirely without means. For a time he worked in Racine, Wisconsin, He was engaged in lumbering, working in a mill and farming up to 1861. In that year he enlisted in Company I, Fourteenth Wisconsin Regiment, and participated in the battles of Shiloh and Corinth and other important engagements. Mr. Foote served his country faithfully and was always found at the post of duty. He was honorably discharged in 1866.

In 1866 he was united in marriage to Maggie Ross. To them five children have been born: Frank, Nellie, Grace, Blanch and Oscar One child is deceased. The others are receiving their education in the high schools. Since tile war Mr. Foote has been engaged ln farming in Clark County. He owns a farm which is located two miles east of Neillsville and which is well improved. He is regarded as one of the best citizens of the township.


FROM:
Biographical History of
Clark and Jackson Counties Wisconsin
Lewis Publishing Company.
Chiago, 1891.