Eben E. Rexford (1848-1916)
Born: July 16, 1848, Johnsburgh, New York.
Died: October 18, 1916, Green Bay, Wisconsin.
Buried: Bovina Cemetery, between Black Creek & Shiocton, Wisconsin.
Rexford’s family moved to Wisconsin in 1855 and settled in the town of Ellington. He received his early education in the Meager county schools and at Lawrence College, which later awarded him a Bachelor of Literature degree. His literary gifts became evident early in life, and his first verses were published in the New York Ledger when he was 14 years old.
In 1890, Rexford married Mrs. Harriet Bauman Harsh. He served as town clerk of Bovina for… Go to person page >