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George H Hiles
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Birth: Sep. 17, 1869
Dexterville
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1929
Wisconsin, USA



George Hiles, foreman of road construction for Wood County, is the representative of a family that has had much to do with the development of this county and surrounding territory. He was born in Dexterville, Wood County, Wis., Sept. 17, 1869, son of James K. P. and Mary (Johnson) Hiles and acquired his education in the Dexterville school. At the age of 13 years he entered the employ of the W. P. S. Railway, now a branch of the C. M. & St. P. Railway and worked for that road for seven years. He then went to work for the George Hiles Land & Lumber Co. of Dexterville, and was foreman in the sawmills and logging camps until the mills closed in 1903. After that he engaged in farming, owing several hundred acres of land in Dexter Township, which he had received from his father on the latter's death. He has since disposed of all of this land except 160 acres in Section 14. In 1912 Mr. Hiles was appointed foreman of road construction for Wood County in which position he has since served continuously, having shown ability and fidelity to his trust. He is well-known throughout the county, having friends in every part of it and his record as a man, citizen and public official is above reproach. Mr. Hiles was married in Dexterville to Mrs. Olive Hotchkiss, who in maiden life was Olive Thompson. She was born in Centralia, this county, Aug. 29, 1878, daughter of Samuel and Ella (Wing) Thompson. Her father is now deceased, but her mother is living and resides at Shawano, Wis. To Mr. and Mrs. Hiles three children have been born: Beulah, born Dec. 27, 1898, now Mrs. Charles Hilker, of Milwaukee, Wis.; Edna M., born Nov. 9, 1900, now Mrs. Ray Brown, of Pittsville, Wis., and Pauline, born August 25, 1904 who died Sept. 16, 1906.

From: A History of Wood County, Wisconsin, page 633 (1923)

 
 
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 Parents:
  James K P Hiles (1845 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Olive Thompson Hiles (1877 - 1931)
 
 Children:
  Beulah Hiles Kalstrom (1898 - 1942)*
  Edna Mae Hiles Brown (1900 - 1982)*
  Hortens Pauline Hiles (1904 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  George H Hiles (1869 - 1929)
  Samuel Tilden Hiles (1872 - 1949)*
  William Hiles (1874 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dexterville Cemetery
Dexterville
Wood County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Jonelle
Record added: Jun 25, 2012
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George H Hiles
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