Army Backman, Charles A., 27, Lime Ridge ; pvt 7co rctdep ; U. S.; dd (pneu) Nov 5, ’18. Bauer, Forrest C., 30, Baraboo; pvt 161depbrig; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 10, ’18. Behnke, Charles H., 27, Merrimac; corp 4bn USG; overseas; k (accidentally shot) Sept 27, ’18. Bennett, Clyde, 19, Reedsburg; pvt 1cl 128inf; 2Marne, Soissons; kia Sept 1, ’18. Blake, John, 22, Baraboo; pvt 1cl 128inf; Aisne-Marne, Oise-Aisne, Haute Alsace; kia Aug 29, ’18. Blau, Simon E., 27, Plain; pvt MD BH53; overseas; dd (septicemia) May 22, ’18. Bohn, Chester E., 24, Lime Ridge; pvt hqco 8fa; 2Marne,
Location: Sauk County WI
R. G. Patterson, merchant and stock-dealer, was born in the North of Ireland, September 25, 1845. Came to America with his father in 1848, and located in Sauk County, Wis. Came to Jewell County, Kan., in 1871, and took a homestead two miles east of Omio, where he now lives. Engaged in general merchandising in Omio in 1878, and built his store building the same year. Deals in stock, and keeps 400 head of cattle, 325 head of sheep, 25 head of horses, and is the owner of 960 acres of land. Mr. Patterson is a self-made man, as he
Hiram Jerome Todd7, (Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born Nov. 14, 1828, died April 29, 1901, married Oct. 26, 1852, Charlotte Coates, who was born Sept. 24, 1834, died June 12, 1909, while she was visiting her son in Painesville, Ohio. He died at the old home in Merrimack, Wis., where they had lived for fifty years. Children: 1757. Alverado, b. Dec. 20, 1854, d. July 31, 1867. *1758. May M., b. April 26, 1860. *1759. Warren Amos, b. Nov. 2, 1865.
LAVAKE, Mary Elizabeth Todd8 , (Silas7, Elam6, Edmund5, Christopher4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Aug. 22, 1839, married John M. Lavake. She lives in Spring Green, Sauk County, Wis. Children: I. Addie, m. and has two children. II. Oscar, m. and has two children. III. Warren, m. and has four children. IV. Homer, m. and has two children. V. Clarence, unmarried.
CRAMER, May M. Todd8, (Hiram J.7, Amos6, Dan5, Charles4, Gideon3, Michael2, Christopher1) born April 26, 1860, married S. F. Cramer. In 1911 they were living in Merrimack, Wis. Child: I. Earl L., who married and had issue: (1) Stella May.
Irving Hill, of this sketch, is one of the citizens of prominence in Lawrence, who is identified with the younger generation in the promotion of its industries, its finances and its civic affairs. He is of good Scotch blood, and comes naturally by his traits of intellectual and business acumen. William Hill, his father, was born in Greenock, a suburb of Glasgow, and when a boy came with his parents to the United States and settled at Baraboo, Wisconsin. There he followed newspaper work, became owner of a paper in that place, and later corresponded for the Chicago Tribune and
Charles Elsworth Nippert, son of George and Sarah Nippert, was born at Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin, November 18, 1863, and died at his home in Galva, Iowa, January 5, 1942, having attained the age of 78 years, one month, and 18 days. He came to northwest Iowa in early manhood when it was still raw prairie and a part of the national frontier. At the age of ten years, he came with his parents in a covered wagon. The family settled near Minden in Pottawattamie County, and it was there he grew to manhood. He was married to Elizabeth Hessler