School: Old Merry Vale Elementary, York Twp., Clark Co., Wisconsin

Contact: Stan


Surnames: Isham, Winn, Betts, Woodward, Malory


----Source: Greenwood Public Library, original copy owned by Jean Rolstad


Old Merry Vale School

A tract of land was donated for the erection of a schoolhouse in the District 3 in the town of York, Clark County, with the understanding that when it was no longer used as a school, the land be returned to the section from which it came.

Mrs. Webster Winn (Kate L. Isham) was the first teacher in District 3.


1870 Federal Census, Wisconsin, United States


Katie Isham, white female

Household Members
Ashlem Isham M 44y Vermont
Harriet Isham F 31y New York
Katie Isham F 12y Wisconsin
Charles Isham M 9y Wisconsin
Clara E Betts F 9y Iowa
S Woodward F 70y New York


1880 Federal Census, West Salem, La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 396


Ashbel S. Isham, married, American male, wagon maker
father's birthplace : Vermont, United States
mother's birthplace : Vermont, United States

Household Members
self Ashbel S. Isham M 54 Vermont, United States
wife Harriett Isham F 40 Pennsylvania, United States
son Charles W. Isham M 19 New York, United States
step daughter Clara Betts F 19 Iowa, United States


1880 Federal Census, York, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 470


W. M. (Webster Monroe) Winn, white single male farmer
father's birthplace : Canada
mother's birthplace : Canada


Wisconsin Marriage Records


Webster Monroe Winn
groom's birthplace: Green Bush, Sheboygan Co., Wis.
bride's name: Cate Lillian Isham
marriage date: 24 Mar 1881
marriage place: Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Simeon Winn
groom's mother's name: Adelade Malory
bride's father's name: Ashbil Smith Isham
bride's mother's name: Adelade Francis Woodward
groom's race: White
bride's race: White



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