Bio: Wood County Poor Farm Inmates (1901)
Contact: Ken Wood & Janet Schwarze.

Surnames: Allen, Anderson, Arnoldson, Atwood, Barber, Bartenschlay, Belong, Bittner, Blanchard, Blang, Bradford, Brown, Burgeson, Carson, Colburn, Corry, Covey, Cozzadd, Crowl, Dachs, Davis, Dazanois, DeMoor, Diamond, Dunard, Ehrles, Ellison, Emmenegger, Forster, Fox, Gigivere, Gill, Gilson, Globen, Gluesmaker, Gokey, Griegnore, Gruchmacher, Gruecmaker, Gusbach, Hager, Haler, Harding, Haskins, Hiebner, Hildebrand, Jachng, Jackovek, Jacobson, Jenson, Johnson, Johnson, Joyal, Kalousky, Kelthofer, Kiowansky, Klowausky, Klugh, Kollman, Kreda, Kujava, Ladd, Lahaie, Langer, LaPage, Lavine, Lilly, Lilly, Lisfolk, Mallory, Malone, Manske, Marx, McCormick, McKenzie, Mettler, Moan, Monsky, Moulton, Nass, Neibersol, Nelson, Nouvanskey, Norton, Norwanske, Norwansky, Oleson, Paff, Patterson, Paul, Petersen, Peterson, Petrie, Pitach, Popp, Popps, Poudawiltz, Pudlah, Putvah, Raseman, Rausch, Reeves, Reeves, Reimer, Roberts, Robl, Schaacht, Schultz, Sennet, Smith, Stillwell, Swanson, Tanert, Tannart, Van De Ley, Waters, Weaver, Weinert, Whalen, Wright, Zahinger, Zalinger.

----Source: Marshfield Times  Wednesday  17 January 1902  P. 6 C 2-3, Federal Census Records & Wood County Cemetery Records.

1901 Arrival and departure of inmates of the Wood County Poor Farm

Name

Arrival   Departure No. Days
Wm. Reeves Nov. 8    365 days
German Blanchard Nov. 8    365 days
Addie Reeves Nov. 8    365 days
Mrs. R. F. Moulton Nov. 8    365 days
Celia Paff  Nov. 8    365 days
George Reeves Nov. 8    365 days
Chas. Reeves Nov. 8    365 days
John Manske Nov. 8    365 days
Peter Petersen Nov. 8    365 days
Peter Gigivere Nov. 8    365 days
Christ Kiowansky Nov. 8    365 days
Christ Kiowansky Nov. 8    365 days
Peter Lilly Nov. 8    365 days
Chas. Schultz Nov. 8    365 days
Aug. Tannart Nov. 8    365 days
Mary McCormick Nov. 8 Nov. 15   7 days
Cattie Weinert Nov. 8 May 8   143 days
John Gluesmaker Nov. 8  

365 days

Carl Kelthofer       35 days
John Malone Nov. 8    365 days
John McKinzie Jan. 12 May 21  130 days
Mrs. Norwanske Jan. 19    2?? Unreadable
E. Raseman Apr. 5  Apr. 6   3 days
Louis Haler Apr. 9  Apr. 20 11 days
Cattie Weinert Aug. 13 Sept. 20 12 days
Wm. Whalen Sept. 20    49 days
Atha Barber Oct. 8    52 days
Oscar Johnson Oct. 14 Oct. 28  13 days
       6,578

From the foregoing it appears that during the year twenty-six (26) have been cared for at the Poor Farm. Seventeen (17) at the beginning and nineteen (19) at the close; six (6) have departed and two (2) have died.

Wood County Poor Farm Census Record, 1900

 

Poor Farm Residents, 11 Jun 1900, Nekoosa Village, Port Edwards, Wood Co., Wisconsin


James Case M, resident caretaker; b. Oct 1856, Wis.; married 9 yrs.; Parents b. Ireland
Emily M Case F; wife of James Case; b. Jan 1872, Wis.; married 9 yrs.; Parents b. Canada/Eng.
Etherial A Case M; son of James Case; b. Jul 1894, Wis.
Gust Schacht M; single; servant, b. Sep 1866, Russia; Parents b. Russia
William Reeves M; single; inmate, b. Jun 1870, Wis., Parents b. NY
John Johnson M; single; inmate, b. May 1848, Norway; Parents b. Norway
German Blanchard M; single; b. Oct 1835, France; Parents b. France
Addie Reeves F; single, b. Jan 1868, Wis.; Parents b. NY
Jane R Moulton F; widowed, b. Apr 1837, Ohio; Father b. Scotland, Mother b. Pennsylvania
Celie Poff F; widowed; b. Jan 1830, Germany; Parents b. Germany
George Reeves M; single, b. Jul 1876, Wis., Parents b. NY
Charles Reeves M; widowed; b. Nov 1813, NY, Father b. NY
John Malone M; single; b. 1833, Ireland; Parents b. Ireland
John Monsky M; widowed; b. Feb 1845, Germany; Parents b. Germany
Peter Peterson M; single; b. 1835, Norway; Parents b. Norway
Peter Geriguare M; single; b. May 1828, Canada/Fr; Parents b. Canada/Fr
Cris Klodmansky M; single; b. Oct 1834, Switzerland; Parents b. Switzerland
Peter Lilly M; widowed; b. 1815, Austria; Parents b. Austria
Charlie Shultz M; widowed; b. Oct 1832, Germany; Parents b. Germany
George Bormag M; widowed; b. May 1829, Germany; Parents b. Germany 
August Tanert M; widowed; b. 1824, Germany; Parents b. Germany
 

1905 Wisconsin State Census, Port Edwards village, Wood, Wisconsin

Name: William M Haskins
Age: 44y
Estimated Birth Year: Abt 1861
Birthplace: Wisconsin
Head of Household
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Place of Birth: Parent 1: Ohio
Place of Birth: Parent 2: Ohio
Family Number: 36
Household Members, Sex & Age
William M Haskins M 44y
Child: Grace H Haskins F 21y
Spouse: Carrie Haskins F 45y
Child: Maude M Haskins F 18y
Gust Schaacht M 39y
Louise J Jachng F 17y
William Reeves M 35y
George Reeves M 28y
Addie Reeves F 38y
Moulton F 69y
Mary Nouvanskey F 85y
Celia Popps F 76y
Sarah Corry F 73y
Germay Blanchard M 71y
John Monsky M 61y
Pete Peterson M 71y
Grieguave M 78y
Christ Kalousky M 71y
John Gruecmaker M 74y
Joseph Pudlah M 89y
Emile Zahinger M 65y
Mary Waters F 76y
Henry Belong M 65y
C Smith F 75y
Gerard Jenson M 68y
James A Allen M 50y
 

 

 

Wood County Poor House Cemetery
Seneca Road 1/2 miles west of Hy 54/73
Seneca Township Sec 23 T22N R5E
SE 1/4 SW 1/4  SW of Wisconsin Rapids
----Source: Wood County Obituary Records

Operated from 1890 to 1948
 

NAME LOT Date of Death  
Anderson, Antone 84 24 Nov. 1934  
Anderson, Mrs. Bertha 9 8 Mar 1895  
Anderson, John 48 31 Mar. 1911  
Arnoldson, David 31 21 Aug 1894  
Atwood, Mrs. H. 31 8 Apr. 1904  
Bartenschlay, Henry 30 7 Apr. 1904  
Bittner, Charles 28 9 Jan. 1904  
Blanchard, Germain 38 5 Mar. 1908  
Blang, Henry 73 17 Dec. 1921  
Bradford, Charles 87 1 Sept. 1937  
Brown, Oscar 1 21 Jan. 1894  
Burgeson, Andrew 91 30 Aug. 1938  
Carson, Joseph 53 19 Aug. 1912  
Colburn, John 74 5 July. 1922  
Covey, Sarah 56 17 Dec. 1915  
Covey, Walter 63 8 Nov. 1917  
Cozzadd, Mary   17 Sept. 1937  
Crowl, John 40 7 Mar. 1909  
Dachs, John 78 28 Oct. 1923  
Davis, Jeff 71 2 July. 1921  
Dazanois, Nels 45 7 Sept. 1910  
DeMoor, Gertrude 98 24 Jan. 11948  
Diamond, Nelson 3 9 Aug. 1891  
Dunard, Mrs. F. 5 30 July. 1893  
Ehrles, John 68 14 June. 1919  
Ellison, Richard 44 31 Aug. 1910  
Emmenegger, John 15 1 Apr. 1899  
Forster, Wolfgang 79 3 Dec. 1924  
Fox, Catherine 2 21 Aug. 1891  
Gilson, Mrs. Sarah 8 30 Jan. 1895  
Gill, Nathan 4 9 Nov. 1891  
Globen, Peter 82 30 Sept. 1927  
Gokey, Joe 58 20 March. 1916  
Griegnore, Peter 35 6 May. 1906  
Gruchmacher, John 47 27 Oct. 1910  
Gusbach, Ben 85 12 Jan. 1934  
Hager, Henry 75 11 Nov. 1922  
Harding, Joe 65 2 Jan. 1919  
Hiebner, Henry 39 7 Aug. 1908  
Hildebrand, Robert 99 8 May. 1948  
Jackovek, Amelia 81 15 Sept. 1927  
Jacobson, Jacob 22 27 june. 1902  
Johnson, John 18 18 June. 1900  
Johnson, Nels 97 27 Aug. 1942  
Joyal, Alexander 41 19 Mar. 1909  
Klowausky, Chris 51 4 June. 1912  
Klugh, Fred 17 14 Feb. 1900  
Kollman, Christ 89 5 Mar. 1938  
Kreda, Joe 95 5 Apr. 1939  
Kujava, John 69 27 Jan. 1920  
Kujawa, John 93 14 Oct. 1938  
Ladd, H. W. 7 17 Jan. 1895  
Lahaie, John 16 23 Jan. 1900  
Langer, Vincent 12 30 Aug. 1898  
LaPage, Sam 88 11 Nov. 1941  
Lavine, Charles 83 20 July. 1934  
Lilly, Peter 24 7 Nov. 1902  
Lisfolk, Ed. 77 22 June. 1923  
Mallory, Robert 90 24 Aug. 1938  
Malone, John 23 29 Oct. 1902  
Marx, Carl 92 19 Sept. 1938  
McCormick, Mary 19 14 Nov. 1900  
McKenzie, John 20 21 May. 1901  
Mettler, Jacob 94 29 Oct. 1938  
Moan, Eric 76 18 Apr. 1923  
Moulton, Mrs. R. J. 49 12 Apr. 1911  
Nass, Mrs. Aug. 10 20 Sept. 1896  
Neibersol, William 54 26 Sept. 1912  
Nelson, Andrew 72 4 Nov. 1921  
Nelson, Nels 96 26 May. 1939  
Norton, Fred 66 31 Jan. 1919  
Norwansky, Mary 37 5 Mar. 1908  
Oleson, Peter 11 28 Sept. 1896  
Paul, Mrs. Louise 50 22 Apr. 1911  
Patterson, William 69 12 June. 1919  
Peterson, Peter 86 10 Apr. 1934  
Peterson, Peter 46 26 Oct. 1910  
Petrie, James  80 1 Mar. 1927  
Pitach, Charles 60 31 Mar. 1917  
Popp, Celia  (Grab) 34 11 Jan. 1906  
Poudawiltz, William 62 19 Sept. 1917  
Putvah, Joe 57 20 Jan. 1916  
Rausch, William 27 10 May. 1903  
Reeves, Addie 70 18 June. 1921  
Reeves, Charles 25 20 Jan. 1903  
Reeves, William 33 17 Oct. 1905  
Reimer, Joe 59 10 Dec. 1916  
Roberts, Albert 61 27 Apr. 1917  
Robl, James 55 25 July. 1913  
Schultz, Charles 26 22 Mar. 1903  
Sennet, Ed. 13 3 Oct. 1898  
Smith, Mrs. Katherine  42 15 June. 1909  
Stillwell, Harvey 52 10 July. 1912  
Swanson, John 36 11 July. 1906  
Tanert, August 29 19 Mar. 1904  
Van De Ley, Peter 32 31 Mar. 1904  
Weaver, Edward 64 1 Feb. 1918  
Whalen, William 21 11 Nov. 1901 Removed
Wright, G. W. 14 24 Oct. 1898  
Zalinger, Emil 43 15 Feb. 1910  

 

 

 


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