The Family of Ambrose M. & Mary (Beckfield Frome) Steinwand
Transcribed by Janet
Source: 1918 History of Clark Co., WI, by Franklyn, Curtiss-Wedge; pg. 337 - 338.
Mr. & Mrs. A. M. Steinwald
Ambrose M. Steinwand, former proprietor of the old Schultz Cheese in Section 3, Colby Township, was born in this township, June 1, 1878, son of Ambrose and Susan (Weber) Steinwand. The parents, natives were married in Wisconsin, and after farming for ten years County, this state, in 1875, settled in Section 25, Colby Township, Clark County, the father becoming a prominent citizen here. In addition to farming he organized, in 1882, the Steinwand Cheese Factory, now operated by his son, Joseph F., as a cheese and butter factory. Ambrose M. Steinwand, at the age of 20 years, or about 1898, left home and the cheese factory of which he was owner and which he has operated till March, 1917. He has also at different times bought and sold factories of this kind. In addition to this occupation he is agent for cars at Abbotsford and Colby, Wis., being in partnership with Young, of Abbotsford, and is a director of the Lynn Insurance Company and of the Abbotsford State Bank. He has served nine years as of School District No. 3.
On April 16, 1903, he was united in with Meta Frome, daughter of Theodore and Mary (Beckfield) farming people of Colby Township. Her parents were natives of coming to the United States when young and locating in Clark in 1883, their farm in Section 23, Colby Township, being now operated by their son, Louis F. They are still living on the homestead. Mr. and Mrs. Steinwand have two children: Herbert, born Jan. 9, 1905, and Laura, born April 29, 1907. The family reside on a farm in Section 13, Colby Township, twenty acres being within the city limits of Colby and one acre in Colby Township.
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