|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1832|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1903|
Baron A. Stow, veteran of the Civil War and early settler of two states, was born Jan. 1, 1832, in Vermont, son of Alansing Stowe also born in that state. He received his education there and at the age of twenty-one years came to Wisconsin and lived first in Kenosha County, and later in Monroe County. In the early 1860s he moved to Houston County, Minnesota. While living there during the Civil War, he enlisted in Company E, 4th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, and served until the close of the war and participated in the Grand Review at Washington. After his discharge he took a homestead in Faribault County, Minnesota, here he developed a good farm. In 1881 he came to Barron County, and operated a dray line at Cumberland for a short time. He then bought 40 acres in Section 17, Cumberland Township, where he developed a good farm. In 1887 he sold out and lived in Knoxville, Tennessee for a year. The next year he went to Springfield, Missouri. In 1899 he returned to Barron County and bought 80 acres in Maple Grove Township and developed a farm. Later he sold the farm and moved to upper Turtle Lake, where he lived until he died October 30, 1903, at Almena, Wisconsin, aged 71 years, 9 months and 29 days, and was buried in Lake View Cemetery at Turtle Lake. His military style gravestone is inscribed “B. A. Stow Co. E 4 Minn. Inf.” In addition a beautiful red granite gravestone is inscribed “In Memory Of Mr. & Mrs. B. A. Stow.”
Baron was married three times with his first marriage to Fannie Ruth Thomas, who died Nov. 12, 1855. No known children.
On March 18, 1856, Baron married Zemira L. Judd, at Salem, Kenosha Co., Wis. She was a native of Canada who died April 6, 1877. Their six children were: Achsah, date of birth unknown, wife of Robert J. Odell; Cecil E., b. 11 May 1860, in Monroe County, Wisconsin, who farmed in Cumberland; Fannie May, b. 31 Jan 1867, wife of Charles Southworth of Revilstock, British Columbia, Canada; Esta A., b. 20 Mar 1870, who lived in Everett, Washington; Minnie Viola, b. 20 May 1871, wife of W.E. Lee of Spokane, Washington; & Nellie Maud, b. 23 Sep 1872, wife of James Minnis of Riceville, Iowa.
On Aug. 26, 1877, Baron married the widow Mrs. Catherine N. Millard, at Lura, Faribault Co., Minn. Catherine was born May 26, 1883, in Ill., died May 18, 1923, at Hillsdale, Barron Co., Wis., and was buried in Lake View Cemetery at Turtle Lake, Wis. No known children by this marriage. [Abstracted in part from Baron’s Civil War pension file at the National Archives, Washington, DC and The History of Barron County, Wisconsin, page 574, published in 1922 by H.C. Cooper Jr. & Co., Minneapolis, Minnesota.]
Alanson Stow (1799 - 1878)
Catherine Harrington Stow (1833 - 1923)
Lydia Achsah Stow Odell (1859 - 1897)*
Nellie Maude Stow-Bendsend Minnis (1872 - 1955)*
Cordelia J Stowe Ward (1829 - 1902)*
Baron Alanson Stow (1832 - 1903)
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A Civil War veteran of Co. E, 4th Minnesota Infantry. Baron was drafted Nov. 16, 1864, at Wilmington, Minn., to serve one year as a Private and was mustered in to Federal service the same day with Co. E at Ft. Snelling, Minn. |
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