HENRY A. DRAPER


From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 982

DRAPER, BOND & CO., proprietors of meat market, Madison; Mr. Henry A. DRAPER, of this firm, was born in St. Albans, Franklin Co., Vt., Feb. 10, 1836, and is the son of Nathan and Mary DRAPER; he came to Madison in December 1857, and was on a farm two miles west of Madison for twenty-two years; in the spring of 1880, he opened the business in which he is now engaged. Jan. 1, 1867, he married Miss Phoebe BOND, who was born in Pennsylvania in 1826; they have one child, Charles, who was born Oct. 23, 1868. Mrs. DRAPER is a Seventh-Day Baptist; Mr. DRAPER is a Mason and an Odd Fellow. Mr. E. F. BOND is the son of Jonathan and Mary BOND, and was born in Fayette Co., Penn., Feb. 22, 1829; came with his parents to Milton, Wis., in 1847, and lived in different parts of that State until 1858, when he went to Iowa, and, in 1860, went to Colorado on a mining enterprise; in 1863 he went to Montana where he remained until 1879, engaged in mining operations; in December, 1879, he returned to Madison, and in May 1880, entered his present business. Feb. 14, 1874, he was married to Miss Mattie DOWD, who was born Aug. 1, 1847.


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