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The following appeared in the
WSGS Newsletter Vol. 29 No. 2 September 1982

From the Kenosha County Board Proceedings

Contributed by Patricia G. Harrsch to the newsletter.

V.1, p.116 - Feb. 26, 1853 "...the name of "MARY BLACK" an adopted child of F.A. MARSHALL of the city of Kenosha be and hereby is changed to the name of MARY BLACK MARSHALL and she is hereby declared to be entitled to all the rights which a natural born child of said F.A. MARSHALL might legally possess." In the petition praying the Board to alter the name, MARY BLACK is described as "an orphan child and an adopted daughter of said petitioner."

V-1, p. 127 - Nov. 18, 1853 "the name of ROSETTA ANITTA JOHNSON an adopted daughter of H.V. TRAIN of the town of Salem be and hereby is changed to ROSETTA ANITTA TRAIN and she is hereby declared to be entitled to all the rights which a natural born child of said H.V. TRAIN might legally possess. - Dated at Kenosha 21st Nov. 1853" The petition for alteration of the name was presented to the Board Nov. 15, 1853 (v. 1, p. 120) and was in the names of H.V. TRAIN and SIMON JOHNSON. ROSETTA is described as "the daughter of said JOHNSON and the adopted daughter of MR. TRAIN."

V.1, p.130 - Nov. 21, 1853 "...the name of MARK RUFUS COCK an inhabitant of the town of Pleasant Prairie be and hereby is changed to MARK RUFUS COOK and the provisions of this order are to be construed to embrace each individual member of the family of said COCK whose surname shall hereafter be COOK." The petition for alteration was presented by R.B. TOWSLEE.

1, p.61 - Nov. 17, 1851 "On motion the. sume of thirty-five (dollars) was ordered to be paid for Sending Mrs. ROBINSON and family to her friends in New Hampshire..."

V.1, P-64 - Nov 18, 1851 - WM. H. SCOTT was paid $5.00 for a coffin for "MR. ROBINSON - Pauper - Kenosha".

v.1, P.61 - Nov. 17, 1851 "...Mrs. LAMBERT (a county pauper) be permitted to carry her deceased child to Brighton for burial and the expense of same to be paid out of the Treasury of the County." This was so ordered by the County Board.




Kenosha County Kiwanis Club in 1912

Transcribed by Gina Gould - May 2001

BALDWIN, L. M....218 Market St.
Retail Coal Dealer
BRUNER, H. A....566 Howland Ave.
Wholesaler Milk Dealer
BULLAMORE, H. L.....571 Prarie Ave.
Subdivisions
CAUGHEY, Dr. C. A......476 Market St.
Physician
CURTISS, Dr. F. D......518 Howland Ave.
Physician
CLITHEROE, Fred......957 Willow St.
Musician
COHN, Benj. E......305 Main St.
Shoe Dealer
DAVID, Chester.....217 Main St.
Druggist
DEBERGE, H. F.....260 Main St.
Paints
DUNNEBACKE, F....509 Market St.
Flour and Feed
ERNST, Chas. H......271 Main St.
Stationery
FITZGERALD, Wm.....Pearl St.
Wholesale Fruit Dealer
FRANSWAY, Albert..922 Elizabeth
Laundry
FRANCIS, Richard....164 Market St.
Insurance
FOSTER, J. A......414 Collins St.
Insurance
FREDERICKS, C. H.......Simmons Co.
Manufacturer
GENSKE, J. C.......211 Main St.
Real Estate
GREMER, G. W......266 Wisconsin St.
Automobile Dealer
GORDON, S. R.......219 Market St.
Clothier
HAMMOND, W. W.......172 Market St.
Attorney
HANSEN, Alvin T.....418 Park Ave.
Undertaker
HEAD, George.......1060 Grand Ave.
Lumber
HOLUB, James W.... 855 Market St.
Telephone Company
HOLDERNESS, C. L.......Court House
County Clerk
ISEN, Sam......803 Sheridan Rd.
Meat Market
ISERMANN, A. A.......214 Market St.
Clothier
JENSEN, Herman.....162 Wisconsin St.
Flour and Feed /td>
JONES, R. H.....464 Fremont Ave.
Fuel and Supplies
KAMM, Wm ........257 Church St.
Auto Accessories
KAPPUS, A. J. ......825 Elizabeth St.
Wholesale Baker
KINDT, Mark...Hill Boat Line
Freight
KOENES, Ora W....Pub. Serv. Bldg
Gas and Electric
KINGSLEY, R. S.....261 Wisconsin
Kenosha Evening News
KLEMA, J. W.....214 Market St.
Chiropractor
LENDMAN, A. N....Pub. Serv. Bldg
Gas and Electric
LOCKWOOD, Chas.....Kenosha
Gasoline and Oil
LOGAN, Thad....City of Kenosha
Chief of Police
POPE, Chas.......210 Park St.
Hardware
ROSE, John A......Nash Motor Co.
Export Sales Manager
ROSEBLUM, J. D......486 Fremont
Scrap Dealer
RAIMAN, Fred.......163 Market St.
Groceries
RUSSELL, Dr. S. I...Main and Mkt
Dentist
SCHMIDT, W. S...662 Exchange St
Baker
SCOTT, T. S..........Court House
County Treasurer
STEIRMAN, H. S........Edward St.
Banker
STEPHENS, Dr. G. E...252 Main St.
Dentist
SYDNEY, W. D........352 Market St.
Photographer
SULLIVAN, Ed. J. .....374 Park Ave.
Plumber
THREINEN, Wm. J. ....51 N. Main St.
Paints
TOMILSON, John.....212 Market St.
Rentals
TRENARY, O. L. ....424 Exchange St.
Business College
TURKELSON, I. R. ..866 Sheridan Rd
Salesman
TURNOCK, Chas. E..3641/2 Park Ave
Typewriters
WINDESHEIM, Dr. G....City Hall
Health Commissioner
ZENS, John.......264 Milwaukee Ave.
Real Estate



Kenosha County Medical Society in 1917

Transcribed by Gina Gould - May 2001

GEORGE F. ADAMS M.D.
Office, 354 Park Ave.
FRANK E. ANDRE M.D.
Office, 208 Main St.
T.W. ASHLEY M.D.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Office, 305 Main St.
M. A. BERNSTEIN M.D.
Office, 170 Main St.
B.A. BECKER M.D.
Silver Lake, Wis.
C. B. CAUGHEY M.D.
Office, West Market St.
J. H. CLEARY M.D.
Office, 310 Main St.
HENRY C. DARBY M.D.
Wilmot, Wis.
RUSSELL EASTMAN M.D.
Office, Grosvenor Bldg.
WILLIAM FLETCHER M.D.
Salem, Wis.
C. H. GEPHART M.D.
Office, Grosvenor Bldg.
G. GERMANO M.D.
Office, Market and Howland
W. J. HANLEY M.D.
Office, Elizabeth and Newell Sts.
HELEN HARBERT M.D.
Office, 266 West Main St.
EDWARD L. HERRICK M.D.
Office, Plous Bldg., 522 Howland Ave.
J.H. HOLM M.D.
Office, Isermann Bldg. Market Square
J. F. HOSLINGS M.D.
Office, 354 Park Ave.
P. P. M. JORGENSEN M.O.
Office, 315 Prarie Ave.
FRANK B. LANSDOWNE M.D.
Office, Scholer Bldg.
J.O. M'CRACKEN M.D.
Office, 476 Park St.
C.E. MURPHY M.D.
Wilmot, Wis.
S.W. MURPHY M.D.
Office, 362 Park Ave.
C.A. PALM M. D.
Office, 258 Market St.
JOS. N. PALT M.D.
Office, Hastings Bldg., 165 Main St
N.A. PENNOYER M.D.
Pennoyer Sanitarium
GEORGE A. PUGH M.D.
Office, Public Service Bldg.
WM. PUGH M.D.
Office, Public Service Bldg.
A.J. RANDALL M.D.
Office, Plous Bldg.
GEO. H. RIPLEY M.D.
Office, 215 Wisconsin St.
H.A. ROBINSON M.D.
X-Ray a Speciality
Office, Prarie Ave. & Chicago St.
GEO. L. ROSS M.D.
Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat
Office, Public Service Bldg.
HENRY J. STALKER M.D.
Office, Grosvenor Bldg.
F. E. STEVENS M.D.
Bristol, Wis.
JOS. D. SULLIVAN M.D.
Office, Public Service Bldg.
GEO. E. THOMPSON M.D.
Office, Public Service Bldg.
G. WINDESHEIM M.D.
Office, Grosvenor Bldg.
A. ZIMMERMAN M.D.
Pennoyer Sanitarium




Catholic Knights, Kenosha Officers 1895

Pres. -- Rev. Henry DREIS
Vice Pres. -- Bernard HERMANN
Sec. -- John G. MEYER
Financial Sec. -- Peter BREIDT
Treas. -- Nick GEHL
Trustees -- Killian FARR
N. GEHL
Jacob SAFTIG


Poormaster's Report, 1895

From:
The Official Proceedings of the Council
Tuesday, February 5th, 1895
Poormaster's Report
KENOSHA, Feb. 1st, 1895
To the Honorable Mayor and Common Council of the City of Kenosha:
GENTLEMEN: The following is a list of persons receiving aid from the city.
Poorhouse, number in family -- 10
Mrs. Foster -- 5
Mrs. Petre -- 5
Mrs. Enright -- 1
Mrs. Johnson -- 6
Mrs. Powers -- 5
Mrs. Franzine -- 5
Mrs. Kahs -- 8
Mrs. Willems -- 6
Mrs. Zabelkr -- 4
Peter Larson -- 7
Mrs. Hanson -- 5
S. W. Fisher -- 3
Mrs. Thielen -- 4
John Brnesch -- 1
Mrs. Hoffman -- 3
Fred Schmidt -- 7
Total -- 85
The following receive fuel, flour and rent:
Olsen family -- 8
Adam Langer -- 6
Mrs. Schusted -- 4
Mrs. Cork -- 1
Total -- 19
Sincerely,
Geo. Berens, Poormaster
On motion of Ald. Krethen the council adjourned to meet at Cavanagh & Fisher's office at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7th, 1895.
Robt. M. Holderness, City Clerk

Heiss Court of Catholic
Order of Foresters
Charter Members, 1890
(Fraternal Organization)

Mathias A. METTEN
Mathias BUCHMANN
Michael SCHUETZ
N. J. BUCHMANN
Martin METTEN
Joseph F. SCHULTE
Henry METTEN
John THOME
Peter PETERS
Maternus RODERS
Joseph PIAS
Peter J. WILLEMS
Edward HARRINGTON
Anton SCHOETTLER
Henry W. SCHLADER
John M. GALLES
George P. JACOBS
Joseph HERHOLZ
Mathias PETERS
Peter J. SCHLADER

Concordia Maennerchor

From: "The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties" (Chicago: 1879), p. 544
Concordia Maennerchor - a German singing society organized in 1866, by five musical Germans; re-organized January 15, 1879; now has twenty-two members. The objects of the society are mutual improvement and public amusement under the directorship of F. Beckman. The officers are: Geore Laib, President; Christian Stoebig, Secretary; and Paul Sauber, Treasurer. Weekly meetings of the society are held Monday evening, in the Hall over Sauber's store, on Main Street.

Kenosha Baseball Club

From: "The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties" (Chicago: 1879), p. 545
Kenosha Baseball Club has been in existance since the summer of 1874, and furnishes abundant entertainment to admirers of the "national game" annually. Its present manager is E. C. Thiers, and the following gentlemen constitute the nine: H. Lance, first base; H. Adams, second; Charles Fax, third; L. Hoyt, short-stop; E. C. Thiers, catcher; W. Yule, H. R. Simmons, J. Hogan and L. M. Thiers, fielders.

Kenosha Fire Department
Officers, 1895

From:
The Official Proceedings of the Council
Tuesday, February 5th, 1895
GENTLEMEN:
At a meeting of the Kenosha fire department held Jan. 14, the following officers were elected for 1895:
Jas. S. Barr - Chief
John C. Slater - President
Chas. H. Goodman - Vice President
Chas. Pfennig, Jr. - Secretary
Chas. C. Brown - Treasurer
David Vaughn - Collector
Fire Wardens --
Wm. J. Boyle - First ward
Mathias Puetz - Second ward
John McConnell - Third ward
Chas H. Ernst - Fourth ward
The following is a revised list of the members of the Kenosha fire department:
"Star Hose Company"
H. M. Baldwin
R. E. Mailer
N. R. Allen
J. L. Stevens, Jr.
C. E. Dewey
C. H. Hurd
Jos. A Williams
Chas C. Brown
E. C. Thiers
L. S. Winegar
"Gem Hose Company"
Joseph Holderness
John Priddis
Jas S. Barr
Philip Harman
Thomas Irving
Geo. Wallis
P. J. Eifler
David Vaughn
John McConnell
Thomas Holderness
Dan Brister
Theo Leiting
Albert Wallis
Wm J. Boyle
H. R. Cumiskey
Frank B. Loomis
"Independent Hose Co. No. 3"
John Krethen
Nick Schultz
Ed Harrington
Peter Olk
Mathias Puetz
John W. Steinbach
Peter Thrienen
Thos Kollman
"Steamer Hose Company"
Joseph Messier
Henry Andre
Matthew J. Brady
Robert Nicoll
L. G. King
Wm. E. Hill
E. J. English
Thos H. English
John C. Slater
John Milward
Wm. P. O'Donnell
Frank W. Mathews
E. G. Harman
Jos R. Scully
F. H. Lyman
Geo D. Head
"Bain Hook and Ladder Company"
Chas H. Goodman
Chas Pfennig, Jr.
Chas iserman
Jacob Ludwig
Aug Hopf
F. W. Becker
L. E. Kaltenbach
John Meyers
Chas H. Ernst
M. M. Smith
Frank Ambrose
Respectfully submitted:
Chas. Pfennig, Jr.
Secretary, K. F. D.
On motion of Ald. Head the list of officers and firemen were confirmed.



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