Category Archives: Family

Wileden, Alfred aka Wiledon Family

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Alfred Wileden Family    Compiled and Edited by Michael R.Reilly Last Revised 09/16/2007      The Alfred Wileden family was photographed about 1900. This Sussex-Lisbon family has many relatives living today (Apr. 1978) in the area. Front row, L to R; Ida (Rosier), Angelica (Brown), Silvia (Kerr), and Alfred. Second Row, L to R; Charles, Grace (Stone), Horace, the oldest child and… Read more »

Will, James (son – Alexander, married Edith Sarah Turner)

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James Will Family    Compiled and Edited by Michael R.Reilly Last Revised 03/03/2005 Descendants of James Will Generation No. 1 1. JAMES1WILLwas born 1815 in Scotland (Source: 1880 Federal Census, Age is 64.), and died1900 (Source: Lisbon Central Cemetery headstone inscription.). He married JENETTE(JANETTE)?(Source: Lisbon Central Cemetery headstone inscription.). She was born 1831 inScotland, and died 1916. More About J AMESWILL:… Read more »

Zimmermann, Charles and Family

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Charles, “Charlie” Zimmermann a lifetime member of the greater Sussex area will be remembered for the large, positive imprint he left on his community. Zimmermann who was vacationing with his wife, Shirley, just three weeks ago in Las Vegas found himself weak and short of breath. After returning home, he was diagnosed with cancer and passed April 8 surrounded by… Read more »

Youngbauer Family

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In the preceding four weeks, Retrospect has had a series of stories about the Russell-Youngbauer-Caesar home. There is an added chapter as today the Youngbauer family is still a serious contributor to the fabric of the community. John and Idabelle Youngbauer, with three of their five children, came to the Sussex Painted Lady house (N64 W241321 Main St.) in 1943,… Read more »

Weeks / Savage Family Homestead

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Retrospect: Historic stone house now anchors new subdivision First of two parts By Fred Keller Posted: Apr. 23, 2008, Sussex Sun On the north side of Silver Spring Road, a half-mile east of Lake Five Road in the Town of Lisbon, stands the Savage, Weeks, Dinkel home. Its newest owner, Mrs. Shawn Nead, appreciates its history. She phoned me recently… Read more »

White, Annette “Nettie”

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Annette White Howard Family Compiled and Edited by Michael R.Reilly Last Revised 10/28/2014 Annette White-Howard Photo courtesy of Charmaine Becker ‘Nettie’ White chronicled Sussex history by Fred H. Keller Oct. 9, 2014, Living Sussex Sun Mrs. Leo Howard (Annette White Howard, 1879-1977), affectionately called “Aunt Nettie,” was convinced to write a history of Sussex and Lisbon during the 100th anniversary… Read more »

Denise A. Wenger, nee Gordon

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Wenger, a passionate voice for Town of Lisbon, dies at 71 By Kelly Smith Posted: April 17, 2014, Living Lake Country Reporter Town of Lisbon — One of the strongest and most-passionate voices for the incorporation of the Town of Lisbon into a village has been silenced. Citizen activist Denise A. Wenger (nee Gordon), 71, died Friday, April 11. A… Read more »

James, Sr. & Mary (Smith) Weaver Family – Sussex, Town of Lisbon,Waukesha Co., Wisconsin

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William, Sr. & Mary  (Smith) Weaver Family Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly Last Revised 11/17/2015     We start with the Weaver family below andwill update the chart, with others to follow as information is received. Pleasesend additions and corrections to the Editor (see bottom of page for contactinformation). Descendants of William Weaver, Sr. Generation No. 1 1. W… Read more »

Weaver Family Highlights

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  Weaver Family: Ten Years in America – Life Highlights by Michael R. Reilly, February 5, 2014 The Weaver family, with father, William F., and wife, Mary Hardeman, came from the Canterbury [see Note 1] church Diocese [where oldest child, James, was christened], in Old Romney, Kent County, England, then relocated at a later date to Peasmarsh, Sussex, County, England…. Read more »

William Weaver

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Early settler’s claim became heart of Sussex by Fred H. Keller Posted: April 14, 2014, Living Sussex Sun As the United States and Wisconsin were being settled, the way to get people to move into the wilds, starting in 1836, was the Homestead Act. In Wisconsin, one could claim land for $1.25 an acre by staking the land and registering… Read more »