History: Neillsville, Wis. Hewett Dairy Company (1904)

Contact: Steve Roberts


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 school house.

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

We the undersigned hereby subscribe for the following amounts of capital stock of the Hewett Dairy Company, as set opposite our names below respectively.

Dated March 12th, 1904

Chas Haslow--------
James O'Neill-------
H. M. Root----------
James O'Neill-------
Geo. L. Jacques----
Chas. M. Murrey--
Mary Root----------


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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