G. W. Stubblefield

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. p. 75

G. W. STUBBLEFIELD, farmer, on Eagle Island, P.O. Butternut, was born in Kalloway Co., Ky., Dec. 11, 1849. In 1862 he went to Rock Co., Wis., where he was engaged in farming and going to school. He enlisted in the 10th Wis. V.I. for frontier service, and was located at Ft. Rice, D.T. He was mustered out in 1867, and returned to Rock County, where he remained till 1873, when he came to Butternut and located on the Flambeau River, where he kept a stopping place for travelers and trading post. In 1876 he built the first building in the town of Butternut, for a store. In 1877 he gave his full time to locating and exploring lands. In 1878 he opened a store again. In the Spring of 1879 he closed his store, and is now living on his island home in Lake Butternut, which he has made a resort for Summer travelers.





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