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Transcribed biography of W. McNiece

W. McNIECE was born in Huntington county, Pennsylvania, on the 10th of September, 1841. At the age of five years, he removed with his parents to Ohio, and thence, in 1849, to Porter county, Indiana, where he resided, with the exception of one year in Pennsylvania, until his removal to Sank Centre, in August, 1867. Here he took a claim, on which he remained six months, after which he was employed by H. C. Waite, in a flouring mill. In 1868, he went to work in McClure's mills at Sauk Centre, where he contiued until 1877, when he accepted his present position, that of head miller at the steam mills of Harmon, Holmes & Co. He is also a partner in the firm of McNiece Bros. & Carpenter, proprietors of the Little Sauk Flour Mills. Mr. McNiece was married in March, 1873, to Miss C. E. Dolson, of Porter county, Indiana; they have one daughter, Ella M.

Source: Winchell, N. H., Edward D. Neill, J. Fletcher Williams, and Charles S. Bryant. 1881. History of the Upper Mississippi Valley. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Minnesota Historical Society. 717 p.
Page(s) in Source: 472

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