Oscar Henry Comfort, son of Amzi Wickman Comfort and Eliza Van Ornum , was born March 19,1843 in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. He married Adaline Martha Woodward February 15, 1872 in Madison, Wisconsin. He died March 12, 1916 in St. Paul, Ramsey Co, Minnesota. Adaline Martha Woodward was born abt. 1850 in of Madison, Wisconsin. She died February 17, 1899.

Children of Oscar Henry Comfort and Adaline Martha Woodward are:
1. Henry "Harry" Marsh Comfort, b. December 25, 1872

Notes for Oscar Henry Comfort:

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He served in the Civil War as a bandsman; he enlisted on Aug. 13, 1862,
from Linden, Iowa Co., Wisc., and was discharged on June 12, 1865. He
was taken prisoner on June 15, 1863, and was paroled on July 1. He l. at
Mineral Point until Oct., 1866, and then at Portage, Columbia Co., Wisc.,
where he read law during part of the time until Sept., 1870. He
practiced law at Kingston, Mo., until July, 1872. He then moved to
Stillwater, Minn., where he entered politics. In Oct., 1878, he located
in St. Paul as a lawyer.

Sources for Oscar Henry Comfort:

  1. History: Comfort Families of America, p.248
  2. Atlas: 1874-MN, An illustrated historical atlas of the State of Minnesota,

Notes for Adaline Martha Woodward:

Notes for Henry "Harry" Marsh Comfort:


Sources for Henry "Harry" Marsh Comfort:

  1. History: Comfort Families of America, p.248

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