Memoirs of Milwaukee County; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Milwaukee County Volume 2, PT. 2

Memoirs of Milwaukee County; From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present, Including a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in Milwaukee County Volume 2, PT. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...for about six months. He then worked in a bakery, owned by his brother-in-law, on Reed street, Milwaukee. Subsequently he returned to his parents' home in Oak Creek and remained there from 1860 to 1874. He was ambitious and rented a farm in the town of Lake for four years. There he prospered, and he moved from this first land to a farm where the town of Cudahy now stands. He rented for five years, and in 1883 purchased the land. Eight years later, in 1891, the Cudahy brothers were looking for a suitable piece of land for their packing houses, and they bought Mr. Bautz's farm and he moved to his former home, where he resided until he retired from active life. Mr. Bautz is sixty-eight years of age and may be considered a remarkable old gentleman, his memory being as good as that of a young man, and he is still well preserved and takes an active interest in the affairs of the day. He is a Democrat, but in local affairs is not bound by any party ties, voting as his conscience dictates and for the man who, in his opinion, is most worthy. He was pathmaster for four years for the town of Lake. On Nov. 4, 1869, Mr. Bautz was united in marriage with Agnes, the daughter of Gerhart and Elizabeth (Krueger) Dirksmeier, residents of Milwaukee. The following children came to bless the home of Mr. Bautz: Agatha E., born Oct. 26, 1870; Nicholas W., born Oct. 14, 1871; John W., born Dec. 25, 1872, deceased; Elizabeth M., born March 22, 1874; Andrew J., born July 25, 1877, and Charles M., born Jan. 28, 1879, who bought a suburban residence in Fernwood in 1892, in which he lived until his death in 1900. Agatha is now the wife of William Grobschmidt, of South Milwaukee; Elizabeth married Eugene West, of Milwaukee; Nicholas lives at home, and...show more

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  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 476g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236787684
  • 9781236787682