From History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley, by Merton Edwin Krug, Publ. February 1929 by the author. Printed by Democrat Printing Company, Madison, Wis., Page 470
Mr. and Mrs. William Hyslop. Mr. William Hyslop, manager of the LaValle yard of the Reedsburg Supply Company, was born in Dane, Dane County, Wis., June 19, 1880, his parents being Robert and Martha (Anderson) Hyslop, early pioneers of that place. His father was a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, and was a son of William Hyslop, a Highland Shepard. Robert Hyslop married in Edinburgh, Martha Anderson, daughter of Christopher and Mary Anderson. Her father was a representative of an ancient and honorable family of Lennox Shire, Scotland, who trace their lineage back well into the fifteenth century. In 1847 our subject's parents came to America, locating on land near Piper City, Illinois, where they remained three years, until 1851, when they came to Dane, Dane County, which was afterward their home.
William Hyslop grew to man's estate in his native country and at the age of twenty-one in 1901, he came to LaValle, Wis., where he has since resided. Immediately upon coming to LaValle he became connected with the Morgan Building Company of Reedsburg, working in that company's yard in LaValle, and is still associated as manager of the LaValle lumber yard and warehouse.
On May 28, 1906 he was married to Laura Eder of LaValle. She was born there Nov. 23, 1883, daughter of George and Christina (Eger) Eder. Her grandfather was Anton Eder, a native of Germany, and an early German settler of the town of LaValle, was a patriotic member of the Union Army during the Civil war. His wife's name was Catherine Arnold. She was a native of Germany and now resides, widowed, in LaValle, aged 86 years. George Eder was born on the LaValle farm, and was for several years proprietor of a hardware store in the village of LaValle, where he died in 1892. His widow, whose maiden name was Christine Eger, was born in Clayton City, Iowa, and now makes her home in LaValle. Her parents were Xavier and Catherine Eger, and her grandfather was born near the French border, in Germany, of French-German descent, while the mother was German.
Mr. and Mrs. Hyslop have three children, Blair, born Jan. 15, 1907, now of Madison; June Arleen, born March 10, 1909, now a student of nursing in the University of Wisconsin General Hospital; and William T., born Jan. 17, 1913.
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