Location: Sauk County WI

Wisconsin Gold Star List – Sauk County

Army Backman, Charles A., 27, Lime Ridge ; pvt 7co rctdep ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 5, ’18. Bauer, Forrest C., 30, Baraboo; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18. Behnke, Charles H., 27, Merrimac; corp 4bn USG; overseas; k (accidentally shot) Sept 27, ’18. Bennett, Clyde, 19, Reedsburg; pvt 1cl 128inf; 2Marne, Soissons; kia Sept 1, ’18. Blake, John, 22, Baraboo; pvt 1cl 128inf; Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Haute Alsace; kia Aug 29, ’18. Blau, Simon E., 27, Plain; pvt MD BH53; overseas; dd (septicemia) May 22, ’18. Bohn, Chester E., 24, Lime Ridge; pvt hqco 8fa; 2Marne, St. Mihiel, Verdun; dd (pneu) Oct 21, ’18. Carpenter, Wilbur, 28, Sandusky; pvt 53inf; kia Oct 4, ’18. Cironak, Joseph, 26, Baraboo; pvt 342fa; Meuse-Argonne, Verdun offnsve, near Verdun; dd (pneu) Feb 25, ’19. Cosper, Homer, 28, Spring Green; pvt 2mgbn; Sommerville, Auserville, Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel; w Jy 21; kia Oct 8, ’18. Cummings, Edwin, 19, Baraboo; pvt 128inf; Aisne-Marne, OiseAisne, Meuse-Argonne; kia Oct 20, ’18. Dehler, Ernie William, 24, Lavalle; pvt 356inf; St. Mihiel, Argonne-. Meuse offnsve; kia Nov 5,’18. Dempsey, James A., 24, Ironton; pvt 355inf; dw Aug 11, ’18. DuBois, Lloyd Leland, 20, Reedsburg; pvt 344butchco QMC; overseas; dd (pneu) Oct 20, ’18. Duncan, Donald Martin, 22, Baraboo; corp 101 suptn; Toul, Chateau Thierry, St. Mihiel, Verdun; dd (pneu) Feb 1,’19. Dunham, Merton H., 25,...

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Biographical Sketch of R. G. Patterson

R. G. Patterson, merchant and stock-dealer, was born in the North of Ireland, September 25, 1845. Came to America with his father in 1848, and located in Sauk County, Wis. Came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1871, and took a homestead two miles east of Omio, where he now lives. Engaged in general merchandising in Omio in 1878, and built his store building the same year. Deals in stock, and keeps 400 head of cattle, 325 head of sheep, 25 head of horses, and is the owner of 960 acres of land. Mr. Patterson is a self-made man, as he was compelled to make his own start in the world, by his own individual efforts. Was married in Milwaukee, Wis., October 13, 1867, to Miss Mary J. McMurray. They have three children – Jessie, born November 16, 1871; Edward, born April 4, 1873; Liddie, September 25,...

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Hiram Jerome Todd of Merrimac WI

Hiram Jerome Todd7, (Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 14, 1828, died April 29, 1901, married Oct. 26, 1852, Charlotte Coates, who was born Sept. 24, 1834, died June 12, 1909, while she was visiting her son in Painesville, Ohio. He died at the old home in Merrimack, Wis., where they had lived for fifty years. Children: 1757. Alverado, b. Dec. 20, 1854, d. July 31, 1867. *1758. May M., b. April 26, 1860. *1759. Warren Amos, b. Nov. 2,...

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Mary Elizabeth Todd Lavake of Spring Green WI

LAVAKE, Mary Elizabeth Todd8 , (Silas7, Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 22, 1839, married John M. Lavake. She lives in Spring Green, Sauk County, Wis. Children: I. Addie, m. and has two children. II. Oscar, m. and has two children. III. Warren, m. and has four children. IV. Homer, m. and has two children. V. Clarence,...

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Biography Of Irving Hill

Irving Hill, of this sketch, is one of the citizens of prominence in Lawrence, who is identified with the younger generation in the promotion of its industries, its finances and its civic affairs. He is of good Scotch blood, and comes naturally by his traits of intellectual and business acumen. William Hill, his father, was born in Greenock, a suburb of Glasgow, and when a boy came with his parents to the United States and settled at Baraboo, Wisconsin. There he followed newspaper work, became owner of a paper in that place, and later corresponded for the Chicago Tribune and a newspaper published in Nashville. In the Civil war he served as captain of a company in the Eighth Missouri Volunteer Infantry, and subsequently was on the staff of Gen. Giles Smith. In 1870 he came to Kansas and founded the Neodesha Savings Bank, now the First National, of which he is president. His wife was Ellen Clark Maxwell, and their marriage resulted in the birth of four sons and a daughter, of whom Irving Hill is the youngest. Mr. Hill was born at Neodesha, Wilson County, Kansas, on December 23, 1876, and received his earlier education in the grammar and high schools of that place. He then completed a course at the state university, from which he was graduated in 1896 with the degree of B. A. After...

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Nippert, Charles Elsworth – Obituary

Charles Elsworth Nippert, son of George and Sarah Nippert, was born at Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, November 18, 1863, and died at his home in Galva, Iowa, January 5, 1942, having attained the age of 78 years, one month, and 18 days. He came to northwest Iowa in early manhood when it was still raw prairie and a part of the national frontier. At the age of ten years, he came with his parents in a covered wagon. The family settled near Minden in Pottawattamie County, and it was there he grew to manhood. He was married to Elizabeth Hessler of Prairie du Sac on March 4, 1889. They came at once to Iowa and started farming near Shelby, Ia. A year later they came to the Galva, Iowa, vicinity where they continued the occupation of farming. They retired from the farm in 1922 and moved to Galva, where he then made his home. To this union were born four children, two boys and two girls. He was preceded in death by his wife on September 15, 1938, and by his son, Lawrence, on December 11, 1935. Besides raising and caring for his own family, he and his wife took three orphaned nephews, for whom they made a home and cared for as their own. In the home, he was a true and loving husband and a kind father....

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