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Alonzo Wing (1807 - 1893)

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Alonzo Wing
Born in Wayne, Kennebec, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
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Died in Fayette, Kennebec, Maine, United Statesmap
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Biography

Alonzo was born in 1807. He is the son of Aaron Wing and Sylvina Perry. He married in Fayette, Maine, Feb. 22, 1859, Jane Aiken Underwood (daughter of Joseph H. and Jane (Aiken) Underwood), born Sept. 29, 1823. Alonzo was educated at Maine Wesleyan Seminary and Waterville College. He became at first a millwright and built mills on the Kennebec and Penobscot Rivers, and in Castine, Maine, and later built and owned mills in Jefferson, Jefferson County, Wisconsin. As an educator he taught district and select schools in Maine, and was a superintendent of schools in Wayne, Maine. In the autumn of 1840 he removed to Rochester, Michigan and took charge of a High School for the instruction of teachers; but in April 1841 he because a superintendent of the town schools and served in that office until he left the state. In 1843 he located on Rock River, at Jefferson, Wisconsin, and was for many years Town Superintendent, and later County Superintendent and Regent of the State University. In 1850-1851 he was a member of the State Legislature, and for several years the chairman of the Board of Supervisors of his own town and a member of the County Board. He has also been a surveyor of the public lands, a county surveyor, and a civil engineer, and finally became a farmer. His wife died in Jefferson, Dec 24 1884, aged 61 years. [1] He died December 9, 1893 at Fayette, Maine. [2]

Sources

  1. Conway P. Wing., A historical and genealogical register of John Wing, of Sandwich, Mass. and his descendants, 1632-1888. (New York: De Vinne Press, 1888), pages 179 290-291.
  2. Maine Vital Records


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