History: Neillsville, Wis. Hewett Dairy Company (1904)
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Surnames: Amidon, Bohnsack, Gesler, Giesler, Haslow, Harlow, Hewett, Hotelring, Huntzicker, Jacques, Langer, Lavine, Lobenstein, Metcalf, Murray, Murrey, O'Neill, Root, Sweetland, Weisner, Zimmerman
----Source: Steve Roberts Personal Collection
Formation of The Hewett Dairy Company
We the undersigned, residents of Clark County, hereby
subscribe the amounts set opposite our names respectively of the capital stock
of the Hewett Dairy Company, and promise to subscribe for the same on the books
of the company when it is organized. The plan is to build a factory on the farm
of James O'Neill in section 12 of the town of Hewett not far from the Amidon
We promise not only to take stock in said company the proceeds to be used toward the building of the factory, but to strongly assist in building up the business of said company by furnishing milk at said factory.
Dated December 19th, 1903
Signed by: C. E. Sweetland, F. Lavine, Jos. Lobenstein, Richard Zimmerman, Charles Murrey, Jos. Bohnsack, T. Weisner, Nule Gesler? (contact us if you can identify this person*), Sarah Metcalf, Joseph T. , Jacob Laager, Chas Haslow, Will Hotelring
*Mike & Henrietta Gierl are listed on the 1905 Hewett, Clark, WI Census)
9 January 1904 Incorporation Papers
12 March 1904 Subscribers
Hewett Dairy Company
Dated March 12th, 1904
19 March 1904--Indenture Agreement
The above section of the 1905 plat map for Hewett Twp. Clark Co., Wisconsin marks the Hewett Dairy Company location on the James O'Neill farm, just west of the Amidon school house on the S.E. corner of the H. Zimmerman property.
Official Corporation Document
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