M. E. Monsell

Source: History of Northern Wisconsin: Containing an Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development, and Resources, an Extensive Sketch of Its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages, Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers, Views of County Seats, Etc. Chicago: Western Historical Co., 1881. pp. 72-73

M. E. MONSELL, merchant, Ashland, was born in New Haven, Conn., April 19, 1850. When seven years of age he went to Wisconsin with his parents and located in Fond du Lac. He moved to Wausham County, but returned to Fond du Lac and attended the high school of Mrs. Palmers, afterwards Spafford's. He then moved to Adams County, where he was engaged in lumbering. In 1878 he went into a hotel at Auburndale, and came to Ashland in 1879, and went into mercantile business, being connected with the Ashland Lumber Co.'s store as manager. In 1879 he married Miss Page, of Stevens Point. They have one child, Libbie. Mr. Monsell is a member of the Masonic lodge of Ashland.



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