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Shawano County Journal

30 Jan 1896



Joseph LaMotte, a well-known Menominee Indian, died last Friday at the agency hospital at Keshena, where he had been sick for some time. He was 58 years old and was considered quite an intelligent Indian being able to read and write, etc. He served as a private in Company I, 32nd Wisconsin Vols., during the Civil War, and was at the time of his death commander of the G.A.R. post at Keshena.




Shawano County Journal

Feb. 6, 1896


Departed this Life

After an illness of more than 5 months, Mr. Frederick Eberlein breathed his last at his home in this city yesterday afternoon at 3:10. The cause of his death is not definitely known. Mr. Eberlein submitted to an operation some months ago, but received no benefit and has been confined to his bed ever since. Deceased was born in Germany, Jan. 31 1834, and came to this country when 16 years of age. He settled in Shawano county 26 years ago and ten years later moved to this city., which has been his home. He was an industrious and upright citizen and as such enjoyed the respect and esteem of all. A wife and family of 11 sons and daughters survive him. The funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2:00 at the Lutheran church, conducted by Rev. Th. Nickel.



Shawano County Journal

Feb 13, 1896


The funeral of the late Frederick Eberlein of this city, who died on Wednesday of last week, took place Sunday afternoon at 2:00, from the Lutheran church. Rev. Th. Nickel conducted the services and the church was filled with a large assemblage of the friends and acquaintances of the deceased, who gathered to pay the last respects to his memory. The pallbearers were Messrs. Chas. Dallman, C A Raisler, John Komes, Fred Steinberg, Aug. Mielke and Herman Krause, and the procession following the remains to the grave was a long one.



Shawano County Journal

28 May 1896


W. W. Hollister Dead

News was received here Wednesday of the death of W.W. Hollister, a former resident of this city, and for many years a prominent lumberman on the Wolf river. we take the following account of his death from the Advocate of Green Bay, where the family has resided for the past four years.

After a lingering illness of several months, William W. Hollister died at his home, 718 Mason Street yesterday of paralysis. The deceased was the son of Asa and Sarah Ann Hollister and was born in Brighton, Racine county, Wis., Nov. 26, 1843. He is the eldest of 4 sons, Seymour W., Phillip W. and Guy W. still living. His parents moved to Oshkosh in '47, where he made his home until 1869, when he moved to Shawano County, where he engaged in lumbering. In 1882 he moved into the city of Shawano, living there 10 years, coming to Green Bay in the fall of 1892, where he has since resided. Mr. Hollister was a member of the G.A.R. Post No 81 of Shawano. He enlisted in Co. E, 2nd Wisconsin cavalry at the age of 19, serving to the close of the war. In 1868 he was married to Fredericka B Schooley of Neenah, who with3 children, Ann E, Ethel M and Myron W survive him. The remains were taken to Oshkosh and the funeral will be held Thursday at 51 High street, Rev. Hughes of Merrill and Benjamin of Oshkosh officiating. Mr. Hollister was widely known in this section of the country and leaves a host of friends who will long remember him ass a man whose life was filled with kind and benevolent deeds. He was a loving and dutiful son, and to those who knew him best his love and constant devotion to his family were among the marked traits of his character.






Shawano County Journal

16 Jul 1896


A son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Badeau's, aged 15 years, died on Friday of last week after an illness of several months with spinal trouble. The funeral took place Sunday afternoon. (Transcribers note his name was Winfred.)