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John Nilson Comstock (1868-?)
Born in Bay City, moved to Ashland, WI in 1893.

Little Sketches of Big Folks, Minnesota, 1907


Duluth, Res. 1020 E. 2d st., office 202 Lyceum.

Lumber. Born Dec. 17, 1868 in Bay City, Mich., son of John Wilson and Margaret (Green) Comstock.

Married July 16, 1892 to Lottie O'Connell.

Educated in the common and high schools, Bay City, MI.

Engaged with C. H. Bradley & Co. lumber, Bay City, MI, 1880-87; moved to Menominee, Mich., with McCormick & Co. and held position of lumber inspr. 1887-1892; with Whittemore & Co., Marquette, Mich., until 1893; with Smith & Davis, Ashland, Wis., 1893-94; member of firm of Davis & Comstock lumber, 1894-1902; member of firm of Comstock & Wilcox shippers of lumber, 1902 to date; treas. And dir. Glaspin-Comstock Co., mining and milling supplies.

Member Kitchi Gammi, Commercial, Curling and Boat clubs; Mason fraternity and B.P.O.E.

Bio. of father. - Added Dec., 2011.

History of Bay County, Michigan - 1883.

James Comstock is a native of Canada, born in November, 1834. In 1856 he came to Bay City and has since resided here. He was for ten years engaged in saw mills and five years engaged in farming. He is at present engaged in jobbing and teaming. He was married in 1862, and has eight children. Residence 113 Polk Street, South Bay City.

Additional Notes.

    1880 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Comstock, John - b. 1831, Canada - farmer
    Margaret, wife - b. 1842, Canada
    Etta, daughter - b. 1865, Mich.
    John, son - b.1868, Mich.
    Jennie, daughter - b. 1871, Mich.
    George, son - b. 1872, Mich.
    Lucinda, daughter - b. 1875, Mich.
    Emma Belle, daughter - b. 1877, Mich.
    Eliza, daughter - b. 1863, Mich.

Related Pages/Notes

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People Referenced
Comstock, Eliza (sis)
Comstock, Emma (sis)
Comstock, Etta (sis)
Combstock, George (bro)
Combstock, Jennie (sis)
Comstock, John N. (subject)
Comstock, John W. (father)
Comstock, Lucinda (sis)
Green, Margaret (mother)
O'Connell, Lottie (wife)
Subjects Referenced
Ashland, WI
Bay city, MI
C.H. Bradley & Co.
Comstock & Wilcox
Davis & Comstock Lumber
Glaspin-Comstock Co.
Marquette, MI
McCormick & Co.
Menominee, MI
Smith & Davis
South Bay City
Whittemore & Co.
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.