Obit: Kronenwetter, Sebastian (1833 - 1902)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Kronenwetter, Vadder, Biry

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 05/01/1902

Kronenwetter, Sebastian (20 Jan. 1833 - 27 Apr. 1902)

Sebastian Kronenwetter, of Mosinee, died Sunday noon, of pneumonia. Mr. Kronenwetter was one of the early settlers of Marathon county, having located at Mosinee in 1857. He served thirteen years as chairman of the county board, and was the representative in the assembly in the session of 1885. The funeral was held, yesterday, from the Catholic church in Mosinee, and was conducted by Rev. G. Vadder.

----Source: The History of Northern Wisconsin (Marathon County, Wis.) 1881, page 570

SEBASTIAN KRONENWETTER, proprietor of a saw-mill, one mile above Mosinee, on the Wisconsin River, was born in Germany, Jan. 20, 1833. His mill was built in 1863, the capacity of which is 18,000 a day. He came to Mosinee in 1857, and worked in the pineries for two years; then kept hotel at Mosinee two years. Then he moved to Wausau, where he kept hotel two years. His hotel burned and he lost all he had. He then returned to Mosinee, and after a year or two began logging and lumbering on his own account. In 1870, he settled in his present location, then a complete wilderness. He was married in St. Marys, Pa., Oct. 13, 1856, to Mary Biry. She was a native of Alsace, France, and born Dec. 24, 1836. They have seven children living — Helen O., Carl A., George S., Clara M., Henry M., Mary T., and Annie O.

Family Notes

Sebastian Kronenwetter was born 20 Jan 1833 in Wurttemberg, Germany .

Wisconsin Marriage Records

Michael O Conner
bride's name: Anna Kronenwetter
marriage date: 28 Aug 1902
marriage place: Marathon, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Philip O Conner
groom's mother's name: Frances Kronenwetter
bride's father's name: Sebastian Kronenwetter
bride's mother's name: Beri

Albert A. Martell
bride's name: Mary O'Connor
marriage date: 16 Nov 1904
marriage place: Marathon, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Alexander Martell
groom's mother's name: Sadie Ficod
bride's father's name: Philipp O'Connor
bride's mother's name: Kronenwetter



© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.


Become a Clark County History Buff


Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.


Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel