Bio: Meinholdt, Theodore (History - 1860)
Contact: Janet Schwarze
Surnames: MEINHOLDT NUENDORF THIELEN HORNER
----Source: Biographical History of Clark and Jackson Counties, Wisconsin, by The Lewis Publishing Co., 1891
Wedding Photo of Ida & Theodore Meinholdt
Married: June 13, 1895.
Photo provided by Gary Decker
Theodore E. Meinholdt (1860)
Theodore Ernst Meinholdt, of section 8, Eaton Township, Clark County, was born in Saxony, Germany, August 24, 1860, the son of Gottlieb and Wilhelmina (Nuendorf) Meinhold, both also natives of Saxony. The parents came to the United States in 1869, settling in Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, where they lived until 1879, and in that year came to this county and settled on our subjects land. They had 10 children, five of whom still survive, namely: Theodore, Minnie, Lina, Emma,and Gustav. Minnie married Frank Horner, of this county, and they have three children: Charles, Lina and Edward. Lina married Henry Theilen, also of this county and they have two children: Oscar and an infant boy. Mr. Meinhold, our subject, owns eighty acres of good land, twenty-five of which is cleared. He has worked in the pineries during the winters, drove logs in the spring, and farmed in the summers. He was induced to accept the office of Clerk of the School Board. he is a member of the German Reformed Church.
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