Bio: Wiskow, Benard Friedrich (1889 - 1968)




Surnames: Wiskow, Devos, Vanbacken, Jochman, Sherry, Pettack


----Source: Granton News (Granton, Clark County, Wis.) 02/16/1917


Ed Diercks made a trip to the York Center Cheese factory last Monday after some cheese boxes for Ben Wiskow.


While living in York Township and working as a cheesemaker, Benard Friedrich Wiskow married Katherine Schaefer. of Sherwood, Twp., Clark County, Wis., Dec. 16, 1915, at the court house with Judge O.W. Schoengarth officiating.


He passed away on 31 Oct 1968 in Wausau, Wisconsin.



----Source: Census Records


1917-1918 WWI Draft Registration, Clark County, Wisconsin, United States

Ben Wiskow, Male, Married, Medium tall height with medium build, gray eyes and light brown hair.
Nationality, United States, Natural Born
Birth: 04 Mar 1889, Leopolis Shawano, Wisconsin, United States
Address: Neillsville, Wisconsin
Occupation: Laborer for Oatman Condensed Milk Co., Neillsville, Wisconsin
Dependents: wife and one child.
Registrar: A. L. Devos, 2nd ward, Neillsville, Clark Co., Wis.
Signature of Ben Wiskow


1942 WWII Draft Registration, Easton, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

Bernard F Wiskow
Serial #1711
Residence & Mailing Address: Rt. 1 Aniwa, Easton, Marathon, Wisconsin
53 yr. old Male, b. 04 Mar 1889 in Wisconsin
Employer: Echo Co-op Cheese Co., R1 Aniwa, Easton, Marathon, Wis.

Signature of Bernard F. Wiskow


1900 Federal Census, Morris & Seneca towns, Shawano, Wisconsin, United States

Bernhard F Wiskow, 11 yr. white single male
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany

Household Members

Carl Wiskow Head M 46 (Sep 1854) Germany
Bertha Wiskow Wife F 39 (Jun 18761) Germany
William A Wiskow Son M 12 (Apr 1888) Wisconsin
Bernhard F Wiskow Son M 11 (Mar 1889) Wisconsin
Amanda M Wiskow Daughter F 9 (May 1891) Wisconsin
Elizabeth B Wiskow Daughter F 7 (Jan 1893) Wisconsin
Hugo G Wiskow Son M 5 (May 1895) Wisconsin
Emil R Wiskow Son M 3 (May 1897) Wisconsin


* Parents of Carl Wiskow - Johann Wiskow & Charlotte Shaft

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Seneca, Shawano, Wisconsin, Page 464

Bernard Wiskow, 16 yr. old with single male
Parent 1 Birthplace Germany
Parent 2 Birthplace Germany 

Household Members

Carl Wiskow Head M 50y Germany
Bertha Wiskow Wife F 44y Germany
Wm Wiskow Son M 17y Wisconsin
Bernard Wiskow Son M 16y Wisconsin
Amanda Wiskow Daughter F 14y Wisconsin
Liesbeth Wiskow Daughter F 12y Wisconsin
Hugo Wiskow Son M 10y Wisconsin
Emil Wiskow Son M 8y Wisconsin
Alvin Wiskow Son M 4y Wisconsin
Arthur Wiskow Son M 1y Wisconsin


1910 Federal Census, Grand Chute, Outagamie, Wisconsin, United States

Benjaman Wiskow, 21 yr. old white single male 
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany

Household Members

George E Sherry Head M 60 Canada
Frankie Sherry Wife F 49 Canada
Emily Pettack Servant F 36 Germany
Benjaman Wiskow Hired man M 21 Wisconsin
John Jochman Hired man M 24 Wisconsin
Peter Vanbacken Hired man M 37 Wisconsin


1920 Federal Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

Ben T Wiskow, 30 yrs. old, white married male
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany

Household Members

Ben T Wiskow Head M 30 Wisconsin
Katie Wiskow Wife F 20 (1900) Wisconsin
Berdine Wiskow Daughter F 3 Wisconsin
Irene Wiskow Daughter F 2 (1918) Wisconsin


1930 Federal Census, Pound, Marinette, Wisconsin, United States

Ben Wiscow, 41 yr. old white married male
Father's Birthplace Germany
Mother's Birthplace Germany

Household Members

Ben Wiscow Head M 41 Wisconsin
Catharine Wiscow Wife F 32 Wisconsin
Berdine Wiscow Daughter F 13 Wisconsin
Irene Wiscow Daughter F 12 Wisconsin
Bernatta Wiscow Daughter F 9 Wisconsin


1940 Federzl Census, Easton Town, Marathon, Wisconsin, United States

Bernard F Wiskow, 51 yr. old white married male

Occupation, cheesemaker - cheese factory
Last Place of Residence Same House

Household Members

Bernard F Wiskow Head M 51 WISCONSIN
Katheen A Wiskow Wife F 43 WISCONSIN
Budine F Wiskow Daughter F 23 WISCONSIN
Irene E Wiskow Daughter F 22 WISCONSIN
Bernett K Wiskow Daughter F 18 WISCONSIN


Social Security Death Index

Obit: Wiskow, Bernard (1889 - 1968)


Bernard  Wiskow
Birth Date 04 Mar 1889, 79 yrs. old
State Wisconsin
Last Place of Residence Marathon, Wisconsin
Previous Residence Postal Code 54401
Death Date Oct 1968




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