Bio: Kilian, Herman W. (1862 – 19??)





Surnames: Kilian, Nass, Rollenhagen


---Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.


Kilian, Herman W. (8 September 1862 – 19??)


HERMAN W. KILIAN, who is one of Marathon County’s substantial citizens, resides on his valuable farm of 200 acres, situated in section 25, town of Berlin, of which town he has been a justice of the peace for eight years. He was born in the town of Greenfield, Milwaukee County, Wis., September 8, 1862. He attended school in Dodge County, Wis., later the Northwestern College at Watertown and the Lutheran Seminary at Milwaukee, and in 1885 came to the town of Berlin, where he has since made his home.  


On June 11, 1886, Mr. Kilian was married to Miss Matilda Nass, who was born in the town of Berlin, a daughter of Edward and Fredricka (Rollenhagen) Nass, the latter of whom was a daughter of Peter Rollenhagen, who came to the town of Berlin in 1856 as one of the first settlers. Mr. and Mrs. Kilian have the following children: Olga, Otto, Walter, Else, Ewald, Margaretta and Herbert. Mr. Kilian and family belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of which he is one of the trustees. Of the home farm 120 acres have been cleared, Mr. Kilian having cleared forty acres himself and has also put up the substantial buildings and made other improvements on the place. This property lies ten miles northwest of Wausau. In politics Mr. Kilian is a Republican. He is interested in several local enterprises and is a member of the Berlin Insurance Company.  



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