Biography of Charles J. Hannah
Clark and Jackson Counties, WI Biographies

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CHARLES J. HANNAH, of section 14, Weston Township, Clark County, was born in St. George, Canada East, August 17, 1840, the son of James U. and Jane (Nugent) Hannah, the former a native of England, and the latter of County Down, Ireland, who came to America with her parents when a child. The father came to America when thirty years old, settling in Canada, where be was clerk of his county, a merchant and Postmaster of St. George. He died there in 1851, and his wife died at the same place in 1861.

The subject of this sketch was educated in St. George and Kennebec, Canada, where he followed farming and logging in early days. He subsequently worked in the pincHes of Maine, and after returning to his home in Canada came to this county, settling on the Ross farm on Black River, Weston Township, which is now the Andrews farm, He settled on his present place in the fall of 1879, which was then covered with timber. He now has a fine farm of 200 acres, seventy of which is cleared. He has also worked in the pineries some, but most of his time has been spent in clearing his land and farming.

Mr. Hannah was married November 3, 1862, to Mary Boon, daughter of Charles and Nancy (Hughes) Boon, both now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Hannah have eight children: Nancy J., Eliza L., James L., Robert A., William H., Ellen L., Cinda M. and Minnie P. Nancy married Robert McLinum, and has one child. Mr. Hannah was a member of the Town Board one year; is a Republican politically, and religiously a member of the Presbyterian Church.

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