Category Archives: Pages from the past

Pages From The Past – April 2006

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  Pages From The Past by Fred H. Keller, as published in the Sussex Sun newspaper Transcribed by SLAHS volunteer Sarah Pichler, August 2011 Month of April April 5, 2006 100 years ago-1906 The ladies of Sussex hosted a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Frost, who were moving out of the Sussex-Lisbon area. The principal of Waukesha High School… Read more »

Pages From The Past – August 2006

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  Pages From The Past by Fred H. Keller, as published in the Sussex Sun newspaper Transcribed by SLAHS volunteer Sarah Pichler, December 2011 Month of August August 2, 2006 100 years ago- 1906 Clifford Smith had an assault case dismissed by the judge in another case. It seems he had an argument with Aaron Rosier, and Rosier dared Smith… Read more »

Pages From The Past – December 2006

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  Pages From The Past by Fred H. Keller, as published in the Sussex Sun newspaper Transcribed by SLAHS volunteer Sarah Pichler, December 2011 Month of December December 6, 2006 100 years ago- 1906 The Waukesha County cow population of 34,717 was assessed at $641,622, or $18.48 apiece. Edith May Seaborn married Stephen Rankin on Dec. 5, joining two great… Read more »

Pages From The Past – February 2006

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  Pages From The Past by Fred H. Keller, as published in the Sussex Sun newspaper Transcribed by SLAHS volunteer Sarah Pichler, August 2011 Month of February February 1, 2006 100 years ago-1906 Wolves destroyed some sheep flocks in Waukesha County. The state and county set a wolf bounty of $45.   50 years ago-1956 William Meissner celebrated his 85th… Read more »

Pages from the Past: April 1995

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  Pages From The Past Written by Fred H. Keller, Month of April 1995 Transcribed from Sussex Sun by Hanna Mahuta, March 4, 2010 Tuesday, April 4, 1995 pg 33 100 years ago this week             Scott Emulsion was labled as a cure for consumption. The “wasting can be eliminated and the lungs healed,” the ad read.             The Sussex… Read more »

Pages from the Past: February 1995

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  Pages From The Past Written by Fred H. Keller, Month of February 1995 Transcribed from Sussex Sun by Hanna Mahuta, March 1, 2010 Tuesday, Feb 7, 1995 pg 12 100 years ago this week             Lisbon resident Mr. Ninmitz has been to Milwaukee to sell a quantity of homemade wine.             Many Lisbon residents used the Wisconsin Central Railroad… Read more »

Sussex-Lisbon-Lannon 30 Years Ago – 1979

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Retrospect: Sussex-Lisbon-Lannon, 30 years ago Photos from the collection of Sussex Village Historian Fred H. Keller by Fred H. Keller Living Sussex Sun, Posted: Jan. 19, 2010 12:00 p.m. What happened 30 years ago was a generation ago. The funny thing in Lisbon was that just before the year turned to 1979, the young punks got handy and rearranged the… Read more »

Headlines from Sussex-Lisbon in 1900

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Fred H. Keller | Retrospect Village Historian Headlines from Sussex-Lisbon in 1900 Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Nov. 8, 2011 12:24 p.m. The year 1900 was lead by U.S. President William McKinley with Spanish-American War hero Theodore Roosevelt as the vice president. In 1900, Hawaii became part of the United States andEdward Scofield was the governor of Wisconsin. Locally, the population… Read more »