Bio: Brick, Chris (93rd Birthday - 1966)


Contact: Stan



Surnames: Brick, Grap, Olson, Carl, Neverman, Hannah, Korejci, Craik, Dawson, Anderson, Hemley, Olsen


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)   3 Mar 1966


On Feb. 10, 1966, Chris Brick blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake, at the Greenwood Café.  Mr. and Mrs. Sam Grap, Mrs. Geneva Olson of the Hotel, and Mrs. Bob Carl provided the party honoring Chris.


Chris was born in Manitowoc Co. and his first memory is that of getting off the train in Spencer when he was 3 years old.  Mr. Buker, father of Ed, met the train and brought the family out to a piece of land near the present Rasmussen Cheese Factory.  In 1876 there were only 3 families in the 3 miles between them and the Black River, the Millers, Reineking’s and Bukers.


Guests at the party included: Sam Grap, Henry Olson, whom Chris Learned to know in the 1880’s; Harold Stabnow, Carl Krogness,, Dr. R. L. Barnes, Ervin Leach, Pastor Myhrwold and Graham Proier.


----Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.)  22 Jun 1911


Christie News


Mrs. Chris (Hazel B. Robinson) Brick and little daughter (Vida E.) who came back here about last Christmas time, returned to her home at Glendive, Montana, June 5.  Mrs. Will Hannah and little son started the same day to visit her father, Mr. Neverman, and two sisters in Oregon.


***Note: "Chris/Christ" (Christian), was the son of Peter and Anna E. (Backer) Brick who was 27 years old and had a successful Livery Stable in Greenwood, Wisconsin in 1900.  He, his wife and daughter are all buried in the Neillsville, Wis. City Cemetery.




1880 Federal Census, Warner, Clark, Wisconsin

Christ Brick M 7 yrs. (1873, Wisconsin). single, white, male
birthplace: Wisconsin, United States
father's birthplace: Germany
mother's name: Anna E. Brick
mother's birthplace: Germany
ethnicity (standardized): American
page: 478
Household Members
self Peter Brick M 41 Germany
wife Anna E. Brick F 36 Germany
son Peter Brick M 10 Wisconsin, United States
son Frederick Brick M 9 Wisconsin, United States
son Christ Brick M 7 Wisconsin, United States
dau Caroline Brick F 5 Wisconsin, United States
dau Mary Brick F 2 Wisconsin, United States
bro George Brick M 23 Wisconsin, United States


1910 Federal Census, Weston, Clark, Wisconsin


Orlo Linton Robinson
birthplace: New York
relationship to head of household: Self
residence: Weston, Clark, Wisconsin
marital status: Married
race : White
gender: Male
immigration year:
father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: New York
family number: 27
page number: 2
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Orlo L Robinson M 50y New York
wife Anna E (Redman) Robinson F 45y Maine
dau Fern Z Robinson F 17y Wisconsin
dau Hazel B Brick F 25y Wisconsin
Vida E Brick F y 11m Wisconsin


1920 Federal Census, Hennepin, Minnesota


Christopher P Brick, 46 yrs. (1874, Wis.), white married male

Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head: Christopher P Brick M 46y Wisconsin
Spouse: Hazel B Brick F 36y Wisconsin
Daughter: Vida E Brick F 10y Wisconsin
Edward W Korejci M 18y Minnesota
Charles Elwell Craik M 28y Kentucky
Alice M Dawson F 38y England
Harry K Anderson M 44y Norway
Bert Hemley M 33y England
Hartvig A Olsen M 47y Norway


1930 Federal Census,  Superior City, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States, enumeration district number: 0036, family number: 216, line number: 45


Hazel B Brick, 45 yrs. (1885, Wis.), white, married, female

father's birthplace: New York
mother's birthplace: Maine

Household Gender Members
head Christopher P Brick M 57 Wisconsin
wife Hazel B Brick F 45 (1885) Wisconsin
daughter Vida B Brick F 20 Wisconsin


1940 Federal Census,  Ward 8, Superior, Superior City, Douglas, Wisconsin, United States


Christopher P Brick, 67 yrs. (1873, Wis.), white, married, male
residence in 1935: Same House
enumeration district number: 16-40
family number: 251
sheet number and letter: 12B
line number: 57

Household Members
Head: Christopher P Brick M 67 Wisconsin
Wife: Hazel B Brick F 55 Wisconsin
Daughter: Vida E Brick F 30 Wisconsin


Wisconsin Marriage Records


Brick, Christopher "Chris" Robinson, Hazel 24 Oct. 1906 pg. 61 vol. 3


Christopher P. Brick
groom's birthplace: Meeme, Man, Wis.
bride's name: Hazel B. Robinson
bride's birthplace: Christie, Wis.
marriage date: 24 Oct 1906
marriage place: Clark, Wisconsin
groom's father's name: Peter Brick
groom's mother's name: Margaret Brick
bride's father's name: ...Orlo Robinson
bride's mother's name: Anna E. Robinson
groom's race: White
bride's race: White


Cemetery Records


Neillsville City Cemetery Index
Pine Valley Twp., Neillsville, WI











Brick, Christopher P.





Hazel B. Robinson


Peter & Anna Brick


Brick, Hazel B.





Christopher P. Brick


Orlo & Anna (Redmond) Robinson


Brick, Vida E.







Christopher P). & Hazel B. (Redmond) Brick




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