Category Archives: Family

Arter Family

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Arter Family Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly Last Revised 09/29/2005 1920 Census town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin [Name, Born, Place] Thomas Arter, abt 1873, England, d. April 20, 1921 at his Sussex, Wisconsinhome.     Leoma Arter, abt 1878, Wisconsin, wife of Thomas. Below are there children. Isabel Arter, abt 1903, Wisconsin Helen Arter, abt 1905, Wisconsin. Note: A… Read more »

Norbert and Karl Berschdorf

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Norbert and Karl Berschdorf Family 1866 LISBON, WWII, SIBERIA, GERMAN ARMY TOUCH SUSSEX By Fred H. Keller Some multi-different situations are tied up in a doctors’ office in downtown Sussex. The cream brick Sussex Wheaton Franciscan Medical office on Main Street, Sussex has been the domain of Drs. James Davis and Terrace Hughs since 1988. They acquired the former 1866… Read more »

Bonham, David

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David Bonham Family Notes Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly Last Revised 06/07/2007 Also read the “David Bonham – murder trial and more”  Editor: As noted on the web page “David Bonham’s Life”, some of the articles below result from inaccurate information published in the “History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, 1880”.     David Bonham, a native ofNorthhamptonshire, England. He… Read more »

Beaumont Family

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Landholding Beaumont brothers owned showcase farms in Merton, Lisbon Posted: Apr. 28, 2009, Living Sussex Sun By Fred Keller, Sussex Village Historian Multiple generations of Beamonts have descended from the brothers who moved the family en masse to Merton-Lisbon in the middle of the 19th Century: Esau and the Honorable Ephraim Beaumont. The family began its American journey in a… Read more »

Beier Family

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Herb and Jeanette Beier Photos from the collection of Sussex Village Historian Fred H. Keller Posted: Aug. 4, 2009 Living Sussex Sun, Retrospect. Recently Bruce Johns, grandson of Herbert Ray Beier and Jeanette Muria Brown and resident of the Partridge Hills subdivision of Lisbon, gave the Sussex Lisbon Area Historical Society a set of three Beier family photos, including the… Read more »

Ainsworth Family

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Ainsworth Family Compiled and Edited by Michael R.Reilly Last Revised 05/30/2007   Descendants of Silas Ainsworth Generation No. 1 1. S ILAS1 AINSWORTH (Source: 1880 History of Waukesha County – Historical Sketches, page 976.) was born 27 Apr 1817 in Stafford, Genesee, New York. He married ROXANA ROBE in Elba, New York. She was born in Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut. Notes… Read more »

Oscar B. Grieb dies at 80

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Oscar B. Grieb dies at 80, By Fred Keller, Posted: Aug. 4, 2009, Living Sussex Sun One of the forward looking and key decisions in the history of the Village of Sussex was during a period between February and October in 1958 when the Village Board came together and promoted the idea of a large village park and then acted… Read more »

Keller Family History

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  Keller Family Tree transcribed and edited by Michael R. Reilly, January 1, 2006. Updated 01/08/2006     Past Sussex Sun articles have revealed some of the man named Fred H. Keller and his family; the Keller clan, from whom he came from is now presented in more detail than ever before. There is no truth to the rumor that Fred… Read more »