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Frederick A. Dresser (1841-1886)

Frederick A. Dresser was born to William and Charity Dresser on November 2, 1841, in Moscow, Maine.

living in Bangor, Maine, 1860 census (sisters Adelia, Hattie, Nellie, Minnie — Adelia married Benjamin Stone Arey)

Married Mary E

living in Osceola in 1880 census

Frederick A. Dresser died October 23, 1886, in Polk County, Wisconsin.

From Fifty Years in the Northwest:

FREDERIC  A. DRESSER, brother of Samuel B., was born at Moscow, Maine, Nov. 2, 1841, came to Taylor’s Falls, Minnesota, in 1858, and remained some years, when he removed to Osceola.  He served three years during the Civil War in the Thirtieth Wisconsin Infantry, and left the service with the rank of quartermaster.  After the war he was married to Mary E. Thoms, of Biddeford, Maine.  During his subsequent residence in Osceola he engaged in mercantile pursuits, served as county treasurer four years and as register of deeds five years, which office he held at the time of his death which occurred Oct. 23, 1886.

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