Warner Township Pioneers
By Sharon Short & the Clark Co., WI History Buffs
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MEIER family, Warner township
1895 census, head of family: Henry Meier 3 male, 2 female
1905 #29 Meier, Henry Head W M 59 M Germany Germany Farmer O M F Amelia Wife W F 59 M Germany Germany House Keeper Theilen, Arthur Ward W M 10 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Warnke, Anna Ward W F 10 S Wisconsin Germany Horn, Gustave Ward W M 17 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Farm Laborer 9 Hessel, Paul Ward W M 21 S Germany Germany Painter 8
Henry Meier’s “ward” Arthur Theilen age 10, was born July 1894, the son of Henry and Lina (died Nov 1894) Meinholdt Theilen, per 1921 obit of Amelia Meier Arthur was married, living Chicago. Meier’s ward Anna Warncke age 10 was the daughter of John (died Mar 1903) and Caroline Warncke. She married either W. Taylor or Otto Seikman, no further info. Meier’s “ward” Gusave Horn age 17, was born June 1888, the son of Robert and Christina Braun Horn, both living in 1905. Meier’s “ward” Paul Hessel age 21, no further info.
1893 sec 33 residence H. Meier (Henry Meier, Sr.)
1906 sec 33 residence H. M. Meyer
1906 sec 33 residence H. W. Meyer (Henry Meier, Jr.)
HENRY MEIER, of sections 33 to 27 (not listed as owner in sec 27 on 1893-1906 plat maps, maybe renting some land there, Warner Township, was born in Selbeck, Lippe-Detmold, Prussia, May 12, 1848, the son of Ernest and Mina (Machintanz) Meier, both natives of Germany the latter died when Henry was seventeen years of age. They were the parents of ten children, six of whom still survive: Mina, Dorothy, Christopher, Ernest, Henry and Louise. Mr. Henry Meier came to the United States in 1875, having had to borrow 130 to make the trip, and first stopped in Sheboygan Co, Wisc, where he worked four years on a farm. During this time he paid off his debt, and also supported a wife and two small children. In 1879 he removed to Clark Co locating in Warner Township, where he left his family in a sheep house while he worked in the woods for Fred Buker. Since coming to this county, he has worked in the pineries eight winters, and during that time worked on the farms in the summer. In 1880, he settled on his present place of eighty acres, thirty-five of which is cleared. Mr. Meier was in the German army from 1868 to 1871, and during that time was in the French revolution from 1870 to 1871. He was in the battles of Woerth, Vionville, Metz, Amieus, Orleans, Le Mans, Montheliard, St. Quentin, Paris and Pontarlier. He was married August 14, 1872, to Amelia Eichmeier, who was born in Brake, Lippe-Detmold, Prussia, March 8, 1846, the daughter of Frederich Eichmeier. Of eight children, five are still living Henry A. F., August H., Frederich W., Lydia E. and Ernest O (Ernest Otto Meier baptized April 1, 1883). All of the children are at home except Fred, who lives with the minister at Immanuel Church, this county. Religiously, Mr. Meier is a member of the German Reformed Church, and politically a Democrat. 1891 History of Clark & Jackson Counties [UCC cemetery: Meier twin babies no names, b.d. 1888; Emma V. b. 7-28-1879, d. 8-9-1883; Mina b. 1-28-1879, d. 8-9-1883, Henry and Amelia Meier listed as parents.]
MEIER, Heinrich M. “Henry” Sr. (12 May 1848 – 8 July 1912)
Henry Meier was born April 17, 1848 (May 12 per bio and cemetery records), at Selbeck, Lippe-Detmold, Germany. On Aug. 4, 1872 he was married (to Amelia Eichmeier). To this union, four sons and two daughters were born, one dying in infancy. The family came to America in 1875 and settled in the town of Herman, Sheboygan Co, where they resided for four years. In 1879 they came to Clark Co where the family lived on the old farm west of the river until a few years ago when it was sold and a new home made close by.
Deceased was taken sick with pneumonia June 7, and on July 8 passed away after 4 weeks of suffering. He leaves to mourn his loss, a bereaved widow, four sons, one daughter, and three sisters. He had reached the age of 64 years, 2 months and 21 days. The Spencer Company of the Wisconsin Krieger Bund of which he was a member attended the funeral in a body at the German Reformed Church on the West Side, and burial took place in the German Cemetery.
MEIER, Amelia G. nee Eichmeier (8 Mar 1846 – 25 Aug 1921)
Mrs. Amelia Meier, who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Otto (Lydia) Decker, Aug. 25, 1921, was born at Brake Lippe Detmold, Germany March 8, 1846, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eichmeier. She was married to Mr. Heinrich Meier Aug 4, 1872. They came to America in 1875 and resided at Franklin, Sheboygan Co, for four years, moving from there to Clark Co, where they purchased 80 acres of wild land and made a farm of it. Mr. Meier died nine years ago, since that time she made her home with her only daughter, (Lydia b. 26 July 1881, d. 8 July 1936) Mrs. Otto Decker. She leaves to mourn her death four sons (1936 obit of Lydia: Henry, in Loyal; Fred in Emmet, N.D.; Ernest in Spencer, August not mentioned, “out west” in 1906, dead by 1936?), one daughter (Lydia). Those who attended the funeral from away were Mrs. Emil Ennepes, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Emil Ennepes, Jr. of Brillion Mr. and Mrs. Albert Ennepes, of Potters, Mr. and Mrs. August Ennepes, of Wells, and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Thieler (1905 “ward” Arthur Theilan), of Chicago.
5 April 1906: August Meier and Louis Decker are out west, in Montana, we understand.
Gleaner (No further info found regarding August Meier born c1874)
Emma Vehmeier (born Sept 20, 1888, parents Fred and Dorothea Meier Vehmeier) died at the home of Henry Meier west of town (Greenwood,) May 8, 1911. Death resulted from blood poisoning, which set in after a recent operation for abscess. The young lady came from Germany last winter in company with her two brothers and the part had some difficulty with the immigration officers that caused considerable delay in getting here. Miss Vehmeier was taken sick on the way here from New York and no doubt the trouble and delay aggravated her condition. (Buried UCC cemetery, no other “Vehmeier” found in Clark Co.)
MEIER, Fred marriage 28 May 1910
Saturday afternoon a happy aggregation of friends and relatives gathered at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meier, to witness the ceremony when their son, Fred Meier, was united in the holy bonds of matrimony to Miss Frederica Bush. She was accompanied by Miss Ellen Kuester and Miss Hazel Rademacher, while the groom was attended by Arthur Thelin (Theilen) and Fred Bush, a brother of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Meier will live on the old place west of town that he purchased from his parents some two years ago, Mr. and Mrs. (Henry, Sr) Meier bought the Watson farm, where they will move. All during Saturday afternoon delivery wagons belonging to different merchants in Greenwood could be seen making quick tracks for the scene of the nuptial ceremony, and each was laden with gifts for the happy bride and groom. Those present from a distance were: Henry Klemm and wife, Fred Boedeker and wife, Fred Fasse, Simon Fasse and Otto Schumaker, all of Sheboygan Falls, Wis.
MEIER, Frederich W. “Fred” (1876 – 1950)
Fred Meier, 74, Tacoma, Wash. a former resident of Greenwood, Clark Co, died in Washington Friday. His sister-in-law, Mrs. Fred Busch, was notified of his death. The Meier family lived on a farm 2 miles northwest of here and left for Washington in 1936. Mr. Meier is survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters.
Funeral services were conducted from the West Side Reformed church for Mrs. Fred Busch sr., who died August 18, (1936) at the home of her son, Fred Busch, Jr., in the town of Warner. Mrs. Busch had been in ill health for several years. Interment was made in the West Side Cemetery. Mrs. Bush, nee Rosa (Caroline) Lauman (Baumann) was born (parents Karl and Louise Kare Baumann) in Germany on July 15, 1867 and was married there to Fred Busch on November 14, 1891. In the fall of 1909 the family came to the United States, settling on a farm in Clark Co. For the past four years Mr. and Mrs. Busch made their home with their son, Fred Jr. She is survived by her husband, one son Fred Jr., of the town of Warner, one daughter, Mrs. Fred (Frederica) Meier, of Emmett, North Dakota, and an adopted daughter, Mrs. Martha Kaye of Minneapolis, Minn., a brother in Germany. The following from away were here for the funeral; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Kaye of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Emil Enneper, Mr. and Mrs. August Enneper and Mrs. Fred Brockman, all of Brillion; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meier of Loyal and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Meier of Spencer.
Mr. Frederick (“Fritz”) Busch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Busch, was born in Selbenk, Lippe Detmold, Germany, on March 19, 1860. On November 14, 1891 he was married to Rosine Bauman. The couple migrated to the United States in the year 1909. They located in the town of Warner where Mr. Busch purchased a farm. In the year 1919 they sold this farm and for the next thirteen years made their home with their son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Fred (Frederica) Meier. Since 1932 they have made their home with their son Fred. Mr. Busch passed away suddenly on March 6, 1938 of a stroke. Mrs. Busch preceded her husband in death on August 18, 1936. He is survived by one daughter, Frieda (Mrs. Fred Meier) of Auburn Wash., one son Fred of the town of Warner, one adopted daughter, Martha (Mrs. Earl Kaye) of Minneapolis, Minn. He also leaves three brothers and one sister in Germany. Funeral services were conduced from the West Side Reformed church. Interment was made in the West Side Cemetery. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. Emil Emmeper of Brillion, Mrs. Earl Kaye of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Enneper of Chilton and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meier of Loyal.
The following Henry W. (census and plat map spelled Meyers, should be Meier) was the son of Heinrich and Amelia Eichmeier Meier per the Lutheran cemetery in Loyal. Henry Meier, Jr married Freda Brussow of Loyal. They had at least one child, Harold who was born and died on 15 July 1910. Henry Meier, Jr, born 15 July 1872, died 16 March 1947. Freda Brussow Meier, born 1882, died 1966.
1905 #23 Meyers, Henry W. Head W M 32 M Germany Germany Farmer 12 O M F Freeda Wife W F 23 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper (Warner township census)
Karl, Frederick August Brussow was born at Strehlow, Germany, on the 22 day of Sept 1852. In 1877 he left his native land and came to the U. S. A. locating at Freeport, Illinois, where he worked until 1879 when he came to Clark Co., purchasing a farm in the Town of Loyal. On the 16th day of October 1881, he was married to Miss Edith Rademacher, which union was blessed with 7 children, of which 5 children preceded the parents to eternity. In 1924 his wife preceded him to eternity. Having disposed of his farm he retired to the Village of Loyal, and for a number of years made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Henry Meier. For a number of weeks the deceased was continually in bed suffering from old age. The deceased (died 9 Aug 1933) now leaves to mourn two sorrowing children, viz; Mrs. Henry Meier, of Loyal and Mr. Arthur Brussow of Loyal, and one sister, Mrs. Fredericha Stork, of Freeport, Illinois. Funeral services were held at the home and at the Lutheran Church. Burial was mase in the Lutheran Cemetery.
Mrs. Charles Brussow died at her home here (Loyal, Clark Co, Wis.). Ida Rodemacher was born in Templeberg, Germany, Dec 16, 1864. She came with her mother to this country about the year of 1871. They settled in the town of Loyal where she grew to womanhood. On Oct. 16, 1881 she was united in marriage to Karl Brussow. To this union was born five children, one of whom died in infancy. Two sons were victims of the Flu about six years ago. About four years ago Mrs. Brussow's health began to fail and symptoms of diabetes began to show themselves. Everything possible was done to check the disease but all in vain. (died 18 Nov 1924) Mrs. Brussow was a member of the Lutheran Church and was an active worker in the Ladies Aid until her health prevented her. She leaves to mourn her loss, her husband, one son, Arthur, one daughter, Mrs. Henry Meier, and one brother, Louis Rodemacher. The funeral was held from the Lutheran Church.
MENG family, Warner township
1905 #88 Meng, John Head W M 44 M Wisconsin Germany Farmer 12 O M F Mary Wife W F 44 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper John Son W M 14 S Wisconsin Wisconsin
Aug 1933 obit of Esther Stabnow: “...Mr. and Mrs. John Meng Sr., George Meng ... of Prairie du Sac...”
January 6, 1933: “... at the regular meeting the “History of Pottery” was read by Mrs. John Meng and samples of Van Briggle Pottery were on display, sent to the Club by the company in Colorado Springs....” Greenwood Women’s Club
Many obits: “...accompanied by Mrs. John Meng... with Mrs. John Meng as accompanist....”
Probably this John H. Meng was the son of John and Mary Meng (both born c1861)
MENG, John H. Jr. (1 Mar 1890 – 29 Dec 1967)
Services were conducted at Grace Methodist Church here for John Henry Meng, 77, Greenwood, who died in St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield. Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. Military rites were in charge of the Wallis-Hinker American Legion Post. Mr. Meng was born March 1, 1890, at Sauk City, and later came to Greenwood. He attended the Greenwood High School and a barber college in Minneapolis. His marriage to Esther Stabnow took place June 19, 1920, at Aberdeen, S.D. After their marriage, the couple lived in Montana until 1925, then came to Greenwood, where Mr. Meng owned and operated Meng’s Barber Shop until his retirement in 1950. He was a veteran of World War I, a member of the Wallis-Hinker Legion Post of Greenwood, V.V.W. Mueller-Hintz Post in Marshfield, the Greenwood Masonic Lodge, and Grace Methodist Church. In addition to his wife, survivors are a daughter, Mrs. Paul A. (Frances) Smith, Las Vegas, N.M. and a grandson, Michael Smith, Boulder, Colo. Two brothers preceded him in death.
MENG, Esther nee Stabnow (c1897 –11 Feb 1985)
Graveside services were held at Greenwood Cemetery for Mrs. John Henry (Esther) Meng, 88, of Presbyterian Nursing Center, Lakeland Fla., formerly of Greenwood, Clark Co. Officiating was the Grace Methodist Church. She died Feb. 11, 1985, at the nursing center, where she resided the past four years.
The former Esther Stabnow was married to John H. Meng June 19, 1920 in Aberdeen, S.D. He died Dec. 29, 1967. After their marriage they lived in Montana until 1925, then moved to Greenwood, where her husband owned and operated Meng's Barber Shop. In 1948 she became librarian at the Greenwood Library. Prior to moving to Florida she lived in Colorado.
MENG, Frances wedding 14 Mar 1942
Miss Frances Meng, a student at the Eau Claire Teachers College, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Meng, Greenwood and Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee, son of Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Smith, Colfax, were married March 14, 1942 in the parsonage of the Wesley Methodist Church, Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. Orvil Smith, brother and sister-in-law of the groom, were the only attendants. Mrs. Smith was graduated from the Greenwood High School in 1939 and at present is attending Eau Claire State Teacher College. Mr. Smith, a graduate of the Colfax High School, also attended Eau Claire State Teachers College, and at the present time is employed in Milwaukee.
MILLER families, Warner township
MILLER, Peter family, Warner township
1895 census, head of family: Peter Miller 8 male, 1 female
1905 #38 Miller, Peter Head W M 57 Widower Wisconsin Germany Farmer 10 O F Arthur Son W M 16 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Farm Laborer 9 Calvin Son W M 14 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Farm Laborer 8 Amelia Daughter W F 21 S Wisconsin Wisconsin Domestic
1880 sec 19 no residence E. Muller (as spelled on Plat Map, s/b Miller, E = Elizabeth, wife)
1893 sec 19 no residence P. Miller
1906 sec 19 residence P. Miller
MILLER, Peter (6 May 1848 – 21 Sept 1937)
Peter Miller was born May 6, 1848 (son of Adam and Catarina Schmidt Miller) in Washington Co, Wis. As a young man he was engaged in the harness business and followed this trade for six years. In the early 70's he was united in marriage to Elizabeth Herbel. To this union 9 children were born. One daughter Louise (31 Oct 1878 – 10 Nov 1888) preceded him in death in 1888, his wife (Elizabeth, b. 10 Oct 1849, d. 6 Nov 1894, daughter of George and Elizabeth Schaub Herbel) in 1894 and one son Arthur during service in the World War (no further info on Arthur). In the year 1879 Mr. Miller with his family came to Clark Co where they settled on a farm in the Town of Warner. Here he resided until 1910 at which time he sold his farm. From that time until 1918 he made his home with his sons. He then moved to Texas, and lived there for one year. In 1919 he came back to Wisconsin and has since that time made his home with his son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mattausch in Buffalo Co. Mr. Miller was a member of the West Side Reformed Church from the year 1881 until he moved away in 1910. Mr. Miller enjoyed good health even in his old age until last Dec. From that time he was confined to his bed, passing away on Sept 21, 1937. He reached an age of 89 years, 4 months and 15 days.
Those who survive are his sons, William (2 Mar 1874 – 25 Jan 1964, m. Anna Toburen), George (26 Aug 1875 – 21 Jan 1953, never married) and Albert (bio below) of Greenwood, Calvin (no further info) of Minnesota, Theodore (no further info) and Edward (obit below), and Mrs. Henry (Dolores Amelia b. 1 Nov 1883 d. 23 Feb 1983) Mattausch of Alma. Funeral services were conducted at the home of Albert Miller and at the West Side Reformed church, and interment was made in West Side Cemetery. The pallbearers were six grandsons: Oscar, Arno, Donald, Delbert and Orville Miller and Lester Mattausch. The flower girls were four granddaughters: Mrs. Art Werhman, Mrs. Oscar Franz, Mrs. Arleigh Olson, and Delores Mattausch.
MILLER, Albert Gottlieb (4 Mar 1877 – 13 July 1950)
Albert Miller was born in Washington Co, Wis., March 4, 1877, son of Peter and Elizabeth Miller. The father was a harnessmaker and farmer, and he and his wife had eight (should be nine) children William, George, Albert, Ed, Theodore, Arthur, Galain (Calvin) and Lela (Dolores Amelia). Albert remained at home until he was about 18 years old at which time he went to work in the woods and on farms, helping on the home farm in summer. When 29 years of age he was married, May 17, 1905, to Lydia Raneking (Reineking), daughter of William Raneking, her father being a farmer in Clark Co. Albert Miller and his wife then settled on an eighty-acre tract of wild land in Section 16, Eaton Township, which constitutes his present farm. There was a small clearing, with a small log house on it, in which latter they took up their residence, and he at once began to improve the place. He has now a good seven-room frame house and a basement barn 28 by 40 feet in size. In addition to dairying he is raising some hogs. About forty acres of his farm are now cleared, and he is still continuing the work. Besides his farm interests he has stock in the West Eaton Cheese Factory. Mr. Miller and wife are the parents of three children-Martha, Arno and Erna, all residing at home. The family is a member of the German Reformed Church. 1918 History of Clark Co., WI
MILLER, Lydia Caroline nee Reineking (19 Aug 1883 – 1 Jan 1966)
Mrs. Lydia Miller, 82, a lifelong resident of Greenwood died Jan. 1, 1966 at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Erna Wehrman, Greenwood. Services were conducted at Immanuel United Church of Christ. Burial was made in the West Side Cemetery. The former Lydia Reineking was born Aug. 19, 1883, in the Town of Mead. Her marriage to Albert Miller, who preceded her in death July 13, 1950, took place May 17, 1905, at Greenwood. After their marriage they lived on a farm west of Greenwood, and since the death of herhusband, Mrs. Miller had made her home with her children. Survivors include a son, Arno, Miller, Two daughters, Mrs. Erna Wehrman and Mrs. Walter (Martha) Decker, all of Greenwood; a brother, Arthur Reineking, Grand Marsh; four sisters, Mrs. William (Hilda) Becker, and Miss Selma Reineking, Milwaukee; Mrs. Meda Vollrath, Los Angeles, Calif.; and Mrs. Amelia Decker, Sheridan, Wyo. A brother and two sisters preceded her in death.
MILLER, Arno A. (1 July 1908 – 5 Feb 1980)
Arno A. Miller, 71 of Loyal, died Feb. 5, 1980 at St. Joseph's Hospital. Funeral services were at Immanuel United Church of Christ, and interment was in the West Side Cemetery. Arno Miller was born to Albert and Lydia (Reineking) Miller on July 1, 1908 in the Town of Eaton and received his education at rural town of Eaton School.
He was married to Lillian Decker on June 1, 1932, in the Town of Warner. He worked for International Lead Works in Milwaukee for two years and returned to Greenwood and bought this father’s farm, where they lived until retiring in 1977. They then moved to the City of Loyal. He was director of the Warner Mutual Insurance Company for 30 years. Surviving him are his wife two daughters, Miss Joanne Miller of Salinas, Calif and Miss Sharon Miller, at home and two sisters, Mrs. Walter (Martha) Decker of Greenwood and Mrs. Erna Wehrman of Greenwood.
MILLER, Edward (26 Aug 1880 – 4 Dec 1941)
Edward Miller, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Peter Miller, was born at Greenwood Aug. 26, 1880 and passed away Dec. 4, 1941 at his home at Praag, Wis. at the age of 61 years. On June 28, 1913 he was united in marriage to Miss Augusta Mattausch at Praag. To this union two sons were born, Oliver, who passed away at the age of four years and Orville at home. He was preceded in death by his parents and son, one sister Louise (died 1888) and one brother, Arthur (died prior Sept 21 1937). Funeral services were held at Praag, the Reformed Church of Alma officiated, with burial at the Lincoln Cemetery.
MILLER, George Johannes (26 Aug 1875 – 21 Jan 1953)
1905 #36 Miller, George Head W M 29 Single Wisconsin Germany Farmer 10 O M F
1906 sec 18 residence Geo. Miller
[George Miller, son of Peter and Eliz Herbel Miller, buried UCC cemetery, never married]
MILLER, William Friederich (1 Mar 1874 – 25 Jan 1964)
1895 census, head of family: Wm Miller 3 male, 4 female
1905 #16 Miller, William Head W M 31 M Wisconsin Wis/Ger Farmer 12 Rental F Anna Wife W F 21 M Wisconsin Germany House Keeper Oscar Son W M 1 S Wisconsin Wis/Ger
MILLER, Anna Wilhelmine nee Toburen (23 Jan 1884 – 22 May 1935)
Mrs. William Miller, nee Anna Toburen, was born in Marathon Co on Jan 23, 1884 and passed away at the home of a neighbor, E. H. Dahl, who resides a quarter of a mile from their home, while visiting May 22, 1935. Mrs. Miller had not been ill and was in Greenwood that afternoon with her husband (William Miller, son of Peter and Eliz Herbel Miller, buried UCC) and passed away suddenly from a stroke. She is survived by her husband, one son, Oscar of this city, four daughters: Mrs. S.W. (Alma) Carruthers, Greenwood; Mrs. Guy (Laura) Richmond, home farm; Mrs. Thone (Thelma) Karnitz, Neillsville and Ella at home. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William (mother = Martha nee Roever)Toburen, Greenwood, two sisters, Mrs. Arthur Syth, Greenwood and Mrs. Nels Fulsang, Chicago and two brothers, Gus Toburen, Wuasau and William Toburen, Greenwood. Funeral services were conducted from the residence and from the West Side Reformed Church. Burial was made in the church cemetery.
MILLER, George family, Warner township
MILLER, George (3 Aug 1832 – 8 June 1910)
Geo. Miller died June 8, 1910 of dropsy, at the home of his nephew, R.M. Woelfle (No R. M. Woelfle found. Related to V. C. Woelffer who had the Neillsville Drug Store in 1901? Related to the Babb and Hommel families of Warner township?) of the West Side (Warner township), aged 77 years. Mr. Miller was born in Scotland, Aug 3, 1832 and came to Ontario, Canada when a young man. Later he moved to Iowa, where he lived until a few years ago, when he came to Clark Co, Wis., with his nephew, and with whom he has made his home since. He was the last of a large family of children to be carried off by the grim reaper, was a single man all his life and leaves no relatives other than several nephews. Interment was made in the Braun Settlement Cemetery (cemetery has no info as to parents, etc). [This George Miller is not related to the preceding Peter and Eliz nee Herbel Miller family or the following Miller Brothers.]
MILLER-Honeywell Brothers, Warner township
1875 census: Miller, Thos.; 4 male, 3 female
[The following Miller brothers are not related to the preceding Peter and Eliz nee Herbel Miller family or the lone George Miller]
MILLER Brothers: Thomas & Oliva nee Honeywell Miller; John Charles & Elizabeth nee Honeywell Miller. Edward and Mary nee Honeywell Miller. Thomas & Olivia Miller purchased property in Warner township sec 26, 27, 34 from Chandler Brown in 1876. Thomas Miller and wife sold the same property to his brother John Charles Miller in 1882. About 1880 John Miller also aquired property in Warner sec 35 from C. C. Washburn. About 1893 John Miller purchased property in Warner sec 7 from Gile & Holway which he sold by 1906 to N.C. Foster Lumber Co. The property in Warner sec 26, 27, 34 & 35 was sold to Peter Hansen and Herbert Sweet in 1901 but went through various financial difficulties before being forecloused on by Gard Miller in 1904. One Hattie Miller sold the property to Abraham Speich in the fall of 1905. Warner sec 22 and 23 owned by Miller Bros in 1880 was sold by 1893 to 6 other parties, including N. H. Withee and J.J. Hogan.
1880 sec 22 residence, sec 23 residence, sec 26, 27, 34 no residence Miller Bros.
1880 sec 24 no residence O. C. Miller
1893 sec 7, 26, 34, 35 no residences, sec 27 residence
J. C. Miller
1893 sec 10 no residence Miller & Buland
MILLER, Edward Gordon (2 Feb 1838 – 24 Nov 1879)
Married Mary Honeywell on 11 Mar 1862. Edward died from burns received from the escaping steam of a sawmill boiler.
“...Miller Brothers owned a mill on Gile Creek where they sawed lumber several years 'but when a dam was to be built at Hatfield they moved the machinery there. Ed Miller, father of Harry J. Miller, looked after the saws, belting, etc., as he was the mill-wright, and while cleaning the boiler, was badly scalded. He was brought to his home north of Greenwood but lived only a short time.
This same mill was later moved back to Eaton Center where lumber was sawed, and in 1887 an emery wheel, used for filing saws, burst, a piece striking Lou Rufinot in the chest, killing him. Ben Hyslip also was killed in this mill, being wound upon a shaft when his clothing became caught. Then in 1891 George McConnell Sr., working there, was killed. The water in the boiler got low and when the fireman noticed it, he grabbed a bucket of water and threw it into the firebox that caused an explosion, killing Mr. McConnell instantly. The mill was never repaired and later the ruins burned....” The Hub of Clark County (1853 - 1934)
MILLER, Mary nee Honeywell (19 Nov 1839 – 2 Jan 1906)
The cause of Mrs. Miller's death was paralysis, she suffering her first stroke Dec. 22 and a second one on January 2, this causing her death. Mrs. Mary Miller was committed to its last resting place in the Cemetery, after a funeral service at Grace M. E. church. The body arrived from the west, accompanied by H. J. (Harry J.) and Hannah Miller, the son and daughter, and was taken to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Erastus Bowen where it remained until the funeral. Mary Honeywell was the eldest of three sisters who married three brothers, these being Edward, Thomas and J. C. Miller, respectively, and of these three couples only J. C. Miller and his wife, who was Bessie (Almira Elziabeth) Honeywell, are left. The girls were daughters of "uncle" John and "aunt" Kate (Catherine nee Halstead) Honeywell, one of the pioneer families of Clark Co. Mary was born in Ottawa, Canada, November 19, 1839. She was married to Edward Miller at Renfrew, Canada in 1862 and in 1869 the family moved to Pennsylvania, where they lived until 1876 when they moved to Clark Co. It was three years later that her husband, who was engaged with his brother Thomas in the sawmill business, was scalded to death by escaping steam from the boiler. She was the mother of four children, three of whom-- Mrs. A. R.(Catherine) Grant of Audubon, Iowa, Hannah and H. J. Miller (see his tribute to his uncle John Charles Miller) are living. Thomas, the fourth child, died in Colorado in 1896, whence the mother had removed on account of his health, two years before. Following this affliction she moved west to live with her two children there.
MILLER, Harry John (15 Jan 1862 – 25 Nov 1935)
Son of Edward and Mary nee Honeywell Miller. Married Mable Ingersoll 22 July 1896. Buried Greenwood cemetery.
MILLER, Thomas (26 Sep 1865 – 9 Dec 1896)
Son of Edward and Mary nee Honeywell Miller. Died in Colorado, buried Greenwood cemetery.
MILLER, Hannah (26 July 1871 – 18 Dec 1943)
Hannah Sweitzer Miller was born in Warren Co., Penn., July 26, 1871 and died in Los Angeles, Calif., Dec. 18, 1943, aged 72 years, 4 months and 22 days. When she was five years of age her parents moved to Wisconsin and settled in Clark Co, where she lived and went to school, first in the Old Warner District and then in Greenwood, where the family resided after the death of the father, Edward Miller, from an accident in a mill in which he was badly burned and died from infection after twelve days of suffering. She taught school in Minnesota three years, then continued her education for three years in Lawrence College, Appleton, Wis., then taught at Merton, Wis. one year.
Owing to her brother Tomas’ illness, she and her mother went with him to Denver, Colo. Where she taught for eight years in public and then moved to Seattle, Wash. And taught several years, then secured a position with the Schuman Publishing Co. to sell “The Wonder World.” She leaves only one sister, Mrs. Catherine Miller Grant of Sacramento. In accord with her request, the funeral services were held at Sacramento, Calif., Dec. 21st, conducted by her nephew, Dr. A. Raymond Grant of the First Methodist Church, after which the body was cremated at her expressed wish and sent for burial in Greenwood.
Saturday two telegrams came to this city from New York Mills, Minn., the first stating that Tom Miller of that place was dangerously ill of the Grippe. (Grippe/grip - Influenza like symptoms; the flu; influenza.) The second, which came out a few moments later stated that he was dead. We are informed that Charles Miller, of Greenwood, Clark Co, a brother of Tom's, started for Minnesota and the body was brought to Greenwood for burial. Tom Miller is well known in this country and more especially in Greenwood, where his brother Charles now lives. He used to run the Jack Farning saw mill near Greenwood, which recently blew up and killed a man. (Tom, son of John and Hannah nee Schwitzer Miller per Greenwood cemetery records.)
MILLER, Olive C. nee Honeywell (22 Mar 1842 – 11 April 1895)
Olive Miller, daughter of John and Catherine nee Halstead Honeywell, married Tom Miller c1868, buried Greenwood cemetey.
MILLER, Gordon E. (1880 - 22 May 1881)
Died, Gordon, only son of Thomas and Olive C. Miller, Eaton, Clark Co, Wis., of brain fever May 22, 1881, aged 15 months.
MILLER, Rose (Sept 1869 – 15 Feb 1936)
Miss Rose Miller (daughter of Thomas and Olive nee Honeywell Miller), a former resident of Greenwood, died at her home in Appleton Feb. 15th, 1936. Funeral services were held at Appleton and the body was brought to Greenwood, for Burial. Miss Hannah Honeywell, also a former resident here and now residing at Appleton, accompanied the body to Greenwood. Miss Honeywell (b. 19 Feb 1844, d. 4 Feb 1937, daughter of John and Catherine nee Halstead Honeywell), 92, still owns her home there across from the M. E. Church. The house is occupied by the Leo Sischo family.
MILLER, John Charles (2 Jan 1848 – 27 July 1920)
John Charles MILLER, of section 27 Warner Township, was born in Renfrew County, Ontario, Jan 2, 1848, the son of John Miller, a native of England. The latter, a farmer and lumberman by occupation, came with his parents to Ontario when a boy. He spent the first eighteen years thereafter on a farm, and then went to Warren Co, Penn, where he spent ten years in the woods and saw mills. When he left his father, Mr. Miller was twenty-four years old (1872), and had only $15 in money, and he has since risen to his present position by hard work and good management. In 1876 he came to this county, locating on his present farm, where he has also been engaged in lumbering ever since. He farms to raise feed for his stock and teams that he employs in the camps during the winters. The previous winter he ran two camps, but this winter, 1890-91, he has only one, employing about thirty men, besides six four horse teams, sprinkler team, tote team and two or three yoke of cattle. He owns in all about 240 acres of land, 110 of which is cleared.
He also owns a one-half interest in lot 1, city of Greenwood, which consists of forty-five acres, and also a house and lot in the latter place. He was married September 26, 1872, to Elizabeth, (called “Betsy”) daughter of John Honeywell. Almira Elizabeth Honeywell Miller born Nov 6, 1858 in Renfrew Canada, migrated to Warren, PA at age 18 eventually settling on a farm a mile north of Greenwood, Clark Co., WI. They relocated to Seattle, WA in 1899 and she died there during Nov 1918. They have six children: Olive T., Maud M., Lynn H., Gertrude, Bessie B., and Smith. Mr. Miller held the office of Town Treasurer five years, and was also Director of the School Board one term. Religiously, he is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and politically a Prohibitionist. He remodeled his house in 1887, and he now owns a fine two story frame, 24 x 28 feet, with a wing 18 x 22, and another addition 16 x 26 feet. He has two fine barns, one 36 x 46 feet, twenty-foot posts, and the other 36 x 66 feet, eighteen-foot posts. Biographical History of Clark and Jackson Counties1891 and History Buffs
Mr. Erastus Bowen received word that J.C. Miller had died at his home at Seattle, Wash. Mr. Miller was a former Greenwood, Clark Co, Wis. resident, at one time owner of the Speich farm north of the city. He was also president of the Greenwood State Bank at the time he resided here and was one of the foremost lumbermen of this part of the state. He was seventy-three years old.
For the perusal of his many friends, I am subjoining a brief synopsis of the life and an appreciation of the character of my Uncle John Charles Miller, who died July Twenty Seventh, 1920 at Seattle, Wash. He was born near Renfrew, Canada, Jan. 2, 1847 and at the age of eighteen accompanied his parents to Balltown, Penn., where he assisted his father in logging and milling until about 1870 or 71, shortly afterward forming with his brothers, Edward and Thomas, the firm of Miller Brothers, whose reputation is yet a solid memory in the neighborhood of the old Falconer and Rynd Mills near Warren, Penn. In August, 1876, they removed to the vicinity of Greenwood, Clark Co, Wis., where they engaged in the lumber business until my Father's (Edward Miller) death in (Nov 1) 1879, and for years after, when the firm was dissolved. Uncle Charley, I cannot think of him by any other name, persevered in the face of exceptional difficulties, such as seemed ever the lot of the Wisconsin logger and during the next decade met with the success that ever should be the due of honest, energetic effort but possessing the timber love that is instinct in the born lumberman, he followed the receding forests to Western Washington, where, by judicious investments, he accumulated a fortune undreamed of in the strenuous Wisconsin days, this however, leaving him the same kindly, unassuming personality, untouched by the arrogance and self-sufficiency that so often obtains with possession... and I wish to pay this one tribute as heartfelt as it is inadequate to the Uncle who especially in the crucial years of my young manhood, was the best friend and counselor I ever possessed, other than the gentle Mother who preceded him into the Infinity... I have worked with him in the days of real labor, when accomplishment was the great desire, have cruised with him among the firs that he loved so well, and have gone fishing with him therefore have had opportunities of knowing him that few possessed, and there could not have been a truer friend, a kindlier parent, or a better citizen. This is my tribute to a Genuine Man. May the Great Beneficence give him his reward. Sincerely yours, H. J. Miller (Harry J. Miller, son of Edward and Mary nee Honeywell Miller.)
Miller, Lynn (13 Dec 1878 – 11 Dec 1936)
Lynn Miller was born (son of John C. and Almira Honeywell Miller) on a farm one mile north of Greenwood, now known as the George Speich farm, on Dec 13, 1878. He lived there and went to the Greenwood School until about 1895 or 1896, having spent a year in La Crosse fitting himself for a business career, also during that time. He then migrated to Oregon and settled in Chehalis and entered the lumber industry. In 1905 he left Chehalis and entered the logging and sawmill business with his brother Smith, and father, later buying out his father and continuing until 1914 when he went in for himself on Lake Washington in Portland (s/b Seattle). About 1923 he became identified in various ventures, mostly promoting various industries in and around Seattle and moved to Los Angeles only a few years ago, It was while he was on a trip into southern Arizona prospecting for large gold deposits with Geophysical instruments, when the end came after he had dinner that evening and lay down and went away without even his associate hardly noticing it. That was on Dec. 11th. The funeral was held from the Wee Kirk O’Heather, the little church in Los Angeles where Will Rogers funeral was recently held. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, Elma and Betty, and one son, Lynn Jr., all unmarried.
March 16, 1900: Mrs. J.C. Miller returned Tuesday evening from an extended visit at Neenah and Appleton. She was accompanied by Bride, who is taking a vacation from her studies at Appleton. Gleaner
September 29, 1900: Mrs. J. C. Miller accompanied Mrs. Holley to Stevens Point yesterday. Gleaner
September 29, 1900: Friday was Smith Miller’s last day of school here, as he leaves soon with his parents for Minneapolis where he will enter the Hamlin university. Gleaner
March 1, 1901: Mrs. Will Smith was over from Loyal the first of the week getting their house in readiness for temporary occupancy by her father, J.C. Miller, and family, who, we learn, will live there until they can build a residence of their own. Mrs. Miller arrived yesterday morning from St. Paul and we understand these goods will follow shortly. Gleaner
February 28, 1957: Guess I promised a sequel to that vacation job I had up on the SAWYER Farm near Longwood. This time it was on the WITHEE farm east of Longwood. If I remember correctly there were five of us boys went there from Greenwood to help with the haying. They had a goodly number of cows on that farm too. They were all those big Holsteins and they gave a whole of a lot of milk and were the hardest cows to milk in the world. It was blue milk they gave, if you know what that means. Well, I have forgotten the name of the five boys but there was Bill OELIG, Bendigo HENDRICKSON, (I've forgotten his real first name), a chap by the name of George WISHING and myself. We slept in a large men's room where there were four double beds, one in each corner. Bill and Bendigo slept in one bed just opposite that of the hired man and George and I in the one in the corner just below that of Bill and Bendigo. This hired man was an emigrant from somewhere we could never figure out from what country he could have come from for he resembled no other emigrant we could think of. A great big man, short of stature, heavy set with the strength of two big oxen. His hair stood straight up and his neck was straight from the back of his head to his back indicating, as was usually considered, not much intelligence. Shaggy eyebrows and low forehead and squinty eyes not indicative of any friendliness. He was always coming to bed late and we usually were quite tired and it was not a pleasant thing to be awakened so soon after getting to sleep.
So one day while resting at the end of a swath and leaning on the sythe snaths we concocted the idea of planting some large thistle bulbs under his bed sheet. I can't remember now just how we figured this would hurry his bedtime but anyway we did it that evening. Of course that evening we didn't fall off to sleep at all..... and finally he came shuffling up the stairs with not too light a step and soon he was peeling off his clothes then he hit the bed right square on top of those thistles. If you have ever heard the commotion set up by about ten big bulls, this was a very good compliment of the same, and he just floated out of that bed and landed about ten feet away right beside Bill and Bendigo's bed. We thought he’d tear into them but he didn't. He seemed to have some kind of a grudge against George Wishing and proceeded to mop up on him. We heard him apparently messing around with his trousers and then he came over to our bed with his arms raised high and yelling down at us and said, George Wishington, I’m going to kill you , and we could see a reflection of light from a kind harvest moon shining through the window onto a very large knife. Our life span was at a very low ebb right then, when suddenly we heard something like a hammer hitting flesh and this man..... sagged at the knees and he was out like a doorknob. Of course we immediately relieved his clenched hand of that dirk and then looked to see what happened. Bill Oelig had heaved that big shoe of his at him and it hit him just behind the ear.....he didn't come to until he was immersed with some nice cold water. He was then docile enough and took his blanket and went out and spent the night in the haymow and the last thing we saw of him was the next morning (not waiting for breakfast) trudging down the road toward Longwood and beyond. Smith H. Miller (LaConner, WA) Greenwood Gleaner There are more stories by Smith Miller on this site.
Feb. 25, 1906: Mr. J. E. Noyes, Editor, Greenwood Wis., Dear Sir: I note that in your last issue that you have me left “in a trough.” Now, I don’t hardly agree with you there for I consider myself the only one of the family left “out of the trough.” You see when one gets married they are in a trough and can’t get out so have to follow it to the end and sometimes it is pretty crooked and bumpy too. I haven’t as yet, however, made up my mind to take a step into it for it is a pretty risky gamble. Trusting this finds you well and prosperous, I remain Very respectfully, Smith H. Miller Wenatchee, Wash., Greenwood Gleaner (8 Mar 1906) Our recent reference to Smith Miller being left to dance in the trough alone. Thanks sooo much for this little "Smitty" blurb!! We LOVE it! My grandfather finally jumped into the "trough" on Feb. 22 1909 in Seattle Washington with Maude Looney Miller, formerly of Lafayette Co., WI, residing at the time in Chehalis WA!! They were married over 50 years before death parted them in 1965, here in Woodinville, WA. Thank you again and again. (Now, could you find an obit for Hannah Miller, Mrs John Miller, mother of Edward, Thomas, JC, and William Miller ~~ She passed in Sept of 1900 at the home of William Miller family, we believe.)
The following is a clipping from the Tacoma, Wash. Daily News of Feb. 23, 1912 about former Greenwood people: “Seldom in the west, with its shifting population, do 40 relatives gather at one table. Yet such was the case last night at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn H. Miller, North 37th and Stevens Street, when family connections traveled from all parts of the state to reunite. So successful was the reunion that it was decided to make it an annual affair. The families present were Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Miller of Seattle and Mrs. J.F. Alexander of Seattle, with her husband, Dr. Alexander. Mr. and Mrs. Smith Miller and daughter Jean of Ashford; Messrs. Harold and Jerold Smith and Miss Elodie Smith, Wenatchie; Mr. and Mrs. Harry J. Miller and son Seton of Everett; Mr. and Mrs. William Miller and two sons, Marshall and Robert of South Prairie; Miss Eva Miller, Chester Miller, Skykomish; Wm. Miller, Seattle; Mr. and Mrs. Smith Honeywell and son Sewlitt of Centralia; Mr. and Mrs. Ira Honeywell, Centralia; Chas. Honeywell, Minneapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Gilkey, Centralia; Mr. and Mrs. Dan Bush and Miss Lucile ?, Chehalis; Will and Lynn Smith, Wenatchee; Valen Honeywell, Chehalis; Judge W.W. Langhorne, prominent Tacoma attorney; and the host and hostess and two daughters, Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Miller and Elizabeth." Greenwood Gleaner 03/28/1912
May 31, 1928:
Some dismay was created recently when the
members of the school board
discovered that the flag pole on the school grounds, which is claimed to be the tallest in
Wisconsin, was rotting and had to be felled. About a year ago the board had the pole inspected closely and the decay was found to be in progress about one-third of the way around the base. The wood was treated to stop the decay and guy wires were strung to keep the pole from striking the buildings if a storm should snap it off. Last week the pole was felled and about 10 feet were cut from the base end. On Saturday the pole was again erected and this time was placed a little west from its former location. The flag pole is a Douglas fir and was 150 feet high before it was taken down. It was shipped from Seattle, Wash. as the gift of a former mayor of the city. The Charles Miller family lived in this vicinity until they moved to Washington about 26 years ago, to go into the lumber business. Lynn, a son, picked out a tall fir and waited until he had a lumber shipment bound for Withee, Wis. Then when the time came to load the pole on top of three flat cars of lumber, it was too long, so Miller had to cut it in two so that it could be spliced and sent it along. Although the pole was a gift, the city had to pay 300 to have it hauled the 13 miles from Withee on wagons and set in place. A six-foot slab of stone was embedded nine feet under ground as a base and the pole was mounted on this and set in solid concrete. It was topped by a spread eagle weather vane two and one-half feet high. Although the pole is now somewhat shorter it still remains to be one of the tallest in the state and should stand for 25 years more.
MONEGAR family, Warner township
See Buker family, Warner township
MOORE family, Warner township
1875 census: More, Stephen; 2 male, 3 female
1895 census, head of family: Stephen Moon 3 male, 3 female
1905 #53 Moore, Stephen Head W M 60 M Canada New York Farmer 8 O F Ellen Wife W F 58 M Canada Ireland House Keeper Chas Son W M 27 S Wisconsin Canada Farm Laborer 10 Mabel Daughter W F 23 S Wisconsin Canada Amy Daughter W F 17 S Wisconsin Canada
1880 sec 3 residence S. Moore (1893 = JW= Warneke?)
1893 sec 10 residence S. Moore (1880 = Geo Henshall, residence = hotel)
1906-1915 sec 10 residence Stephen Moore, sec 11 no residence Stephen Moore
STEPHEN MOORE, of sec 10, Warner Township, Clark Co, Wisc, was born in Wellington Co, Ontario, April 30, 1845, the son of Cornelius and Lavina (Peck) Moore, the former a native of New Jersey, and the latter of New Hampshire. The father removed to Ontario when a young man. The parents had fourteen children, only four of who survive: Jane, now Mrs. Earhart Lynus, Stephen, our subject, and Sarah, now Mrs. Kelly. He worked in the sawmills of his native country several years, and in 1865 came to Clinton, Michigan, and the same year removed to Michigan City, Indiana. In the spring of 1868 he went to Preston Township, Fillmore Co, Minnesota, where he farmed two years, and in 1870 came to this county, settling in what is now Warner Township. He owns 170 acres of land, sixty of which is cleared, where he is engaged in general farming, logging, and also ran a thresher nine years. For the past four years he has owned and ran a steam thresher, the "Minnesota Chief" that is run by an “Ames” engine.
Mr. Moore was married June 25, 1867, to Ellen Hogan, the only daughter of Patrick Hogan. Her mother, nee Catharine Sullivan, was afterward married to James Miller, and they had seven children, six of whom are now living: Frances, Emma, Adda, Dudley, Mira and Mina, Charles is dead. Mrs. Moore was always known by the name of Miller in her girlhood. Mr. and Mrs. Moore have had seven children, six of who survive: Aminta, Catharine, Joseph, Charles, Mabel and Ivy. One son, Francis, died in infancy. "Biographical History of Clark & Jackson Counties 1891"
MOORE, Stephen B. (30 April 1845 – 1 Feb 1914)
Stephen B. Moore was born in Wellington Co., Ontario April 30 1845 and died Feb. 1 1914, of chronic diabetes. He was the son of Cornelius and Lavina Moore, being one of a family of fourteen children, all of who are deceased. On June 25, 1867 he was married to Ellen Hogan, only daughter of Patrick Hogan, of Michigan City. Of this union seven children were born, five of who still survive: Aminta, who is now Mrs. S.J. Smith of Greenwood, Mabel, now Mrs. Lester Taylor of Shawnee, Okla., Joseph, Charles and Ivy, still at home. Two children, Francis (Frank, born Quebec, Canada 1881, died of acute pneumonia 17 Feb 1881, buried Greenwood Cemetery) and Catherine (Katie A. died 3 Mar 1872, buried Greenwood Cemetery, no birth date listed), preceded the father in death. Mr. Moore came to Clark Co in 1870, and for many years was engaged in the logging business, but for several years past has worked his farm. He has been a great sufferer for several months. In Nov he was taken to the St. Joseph’s Hospital at Marshfield, but medical skill was of no avail. In Jan he was brought home from the hospital so that he might spend his last days with his dear ones. The funeral was held from the M.E. Church, and thus the body of Mr. Moore was laid to rest in the Greenwood Cemetery.
MOORE, Ellen Garwin nee Hogan (27 April 1848 – 14 Jan 1926)
Mrs. Stephen Moore, another pioneer resident of Clark Co answered the call of the Master. She was taken ill with acute pneumonia, her illness lasting only three days. Ellen Garwin Hogan was born in Quebec, Canada April 27, 1848. She was the daughter of Patrick and Catherine Hogan. She later moved with her parents to Michigan City, Ind., where she spent her girlhood until her marriage to Stephen Moore, on June 25, 1868. Seven children, three sons and four daughters were born of this union. Three years later, Mr and Mrs Moore moved to Wisc, making their first home on what is known as the R. P. Hayes farm (Warner sec 3). After living there for eleven years they moved to their present home (Warner sec 10) where Mrs. Moore has lived up to the time of her death. Her husband preceded her in death, Feb. 1, 1914. She leaves to mourn her departure four (half) sisters, Mrs. William Schoenemann of Los Angeles, Cal.; Mrs. Ben Bridgeford of Pueblo, Col.; Mrs. William Meredith of Winnipeg, Canada and Mrs. John Wittsche of Burwell, Neb., one (half) brother, Dudley Miller of Burwell, Neb., three daughters, Mrs. S. J. (Aminta, Mrs. Sam Smith on 1905 Warner census, lived in sec 11; born 18 June 1880, died 4 Jan 1939) Smith of Greenwood, Wis; Mrs. L. H. (Mabel) Taylor of Kansas City, Kan., and Ivy at home; two sons, Joe of Deer River, Minn. and Charles living on the home farm; two grandchildren, Mrs. George Braun of Greenwood, Wis., and Mrs. Walter Henricks of Milwaukee, Wis., two great grandchildren, Catherine Braun and Jame Henricks. All the immediate family was able to be present except Mrs. L. H. Taylor. A short service was held at the home and later at the M.E. Church. She was buried in the family lot in the Greenwood Cemetery.
MOORE, Charles (18 Mar 1878 – 16 Jan 1962)
Charles Moore, 83, a lifelong resident of Greenwood, died Jan. 16, 1962 in St. Joseph's Hospital at Marshfield, where he was admitted the previous day. (Cemetery has died Jan 14, 1926, year obviously a transposition) Funeral services were held at the Hill Funeral Home. The pastor of grace Methodist Church officiated and burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery. Mr. Moore was born (son of Stephen and Ellen Moore) March 18, 1878, in the Town of Warner. At the age of seven, he moved to a farm north of Greenwood(Warner sec 10) and lived there until 1958, when he moved to the city, where he resided with his sister, Miss Ivy Moore, who survives. He was preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
MOORE, Ivy Ellen (25 Aug 1887 – 16 May 1976)
services were held for Ivy Ellen Moore, 88, who died May 16, 1976. Burial was in
the Greenwood Cemetery. Miss Moore was born on the family farm
(Warner sec 10) at Popple River, Clark Co
on Aug. 25, 1887, and was the youngest of seven children of Stephen B. and Ellen
Hogan Moore. She received her elementary education in the Town of Warner, later
graduating from Greenwood High School as salutatorian and from Milwaukee State
University in 1916. She worked in education for 35 years, teaching in Waupun,
Kenosha and Minneapolis. She was a member of Zion United Church of Greenwood.
She was a fifty-year member of Royal Neighbors of America and a member of the
National Retired Teachers Association, Minnesota Retired Teachers Association
and American Association of retired persons. She was the last of a family of
seven, having been preceded in death by her father, mother, three brothers and
three sisters. She is survived by one niece, Mrs. Catherine Henricks of
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