Biographical Sketch of
Solomon Wilcox settled in the township [Udolpho] in the Spring of 1855. He was a native of Crown Point, New York, born in 1793. He went to Canada and from there to Rockford, Ill., and from there to Mower County, as stated above.
His wife was Sarah Jones. She was a native of Middlebury, Vermont, born in 1808.
They had a family of eight children.
Mrs. Wilcox died in the township in April, 1862.
After his wife's death, Mr. Wilcox sold out and removed to Charles City, Iowa. He died at Mount Vernon, Iowa, in the fall of 1867.
History of Mower County, 1884
Transcribed and submitted to MnGenWeb by Kathy Pike, Jan. 13, 2007