REC/MSS/069:143. Birge (Willis H.) Financial Papers
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Willis Henry Birge was born on January 1, 1859 in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, to Henry and Eliza H. (Viets) Birge. Both Willis’ father Henry (1814-1899) and his grandfather David Birge (1770-1847) were wagon makers. On February 11, 1880, Birge married Hattie Montgomery Sargent, also of Windsor Locks. Birge made a living as a farmer and tobacco grower. He died in Plainville, Connecticut on April 29, 1957, aged 98 years.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Unprocessed Material — Accession 2008-033
Dates: Other: 1799 - 1938
Found in: Connecticut State Library