Bio: Raymond, Alanzo Pearis' Wagon Shop
Contact: Janet

----Source: Greenwood Gleaner, Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis. 19-Oct-1900.


The ad above appeared in the Greenwood Gleaner 19-Oct-1900.

It featured Alanzo Pearis Raymond's Wagon and Carriage Shop in Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin.


Obit: Raymond, Alanzo Pearis (1851 - 1930)


Descendants of Alonzo Pearis RAYMOND


First Generation


xe "RAYMOND, Alonzo Pearis"    1. Alonzo Pearis RAYMOND 1,2,3  was born on 18 Apr 1851 in Bristol, Vermont. He died4  on 13 Jun 1930 in Elkhart, IN. He was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Clark Co., WI.

xe "MOTT, Alice"

Alonzo married Alice MOTT  daughter of Henry MOTT and Margaret in 1877. Alice was born in Nov 1860 in Rensselaer Co., NY. She died in 1915 in Clark Co., WI.


They had the following children:


+        2 M       i.  Walter S. RAYMOND  was born in Mar 1883. He died on 9 Nov 1944.  +        3 F       ii.  Florence RAYMOND  was born on 10 Jul 1885. She died in Jul 1979.  +        4 M     iii.  Clinton A. RAYMOND  was born on 10 Sep 1888. He died in Jan 1968. xe "RAYMOND, Ward A."            5 M     iv.  Ward A. RAYMOND 5  was born in Jan 1891 in New York   . He died6  on 18 Mar 1964 in Douglas Co., OR.

xe "........, Grace E."Ward married Grace E.  about 1925. Grace was born about 1889 in North Dakota. She died7  on 23 Dec 1964 in Douglas Co., OR.






  1. U. S. Census records.

    1880 A P age 29 at Parishville, NY w Alice.

    1900 age 48 at Warner, Clark, WI w Alice, c Walter, Florence, Clinton, Ward.  Wagon maker.

    1905 Wisconsin State age 54 at Greenwood, WI w Alice, c Florence, Clinton, Ward, Walter S (wagon maker), dil Nena V.  Wagon maker.

    1910 age 58 at Greenwood, WI w Alice, c Ward A.  Carpenter.

  2. Greenwood Gleaner newspaper ad, 19 Oct 1900.

      Wagons and Carriages - Built and repaired and all work guaranteed at the Wagon Shop around the corner.  Being fitted up with steam power and machinery, we are prepared to build or repair any old thing.  Please give us a call.  A. P. Raymond, Greenwood, Wis.

  3. Janet Schwarze contacted May 2008.  She sent obit for Alonzo.

  4. Greenwood Gleaner obit, Jun 1930.

       Alanzo Pearis Raymond was born in Bristol, Vt., April 18, 1851. He was united in marriage to Alice Mott in 1877 and lived in New York until 1891 when he and his family moved to Illinois. In 1898 they came to Wisconsin residing in Greenwood for many years.

           Mr. Raymond visited friends in Greenwood last week and left on Thursday on an auto trip to New York. He had reached Elkhart, Ind., when he was taken suddenly ill and died there June 13, 1930. The cause of his death being acute peritonitis along with complications due to old age.

           Since the death of his wife in 1915, he has spent most of his time in Oregon. He came to Owen in 1928 where he made his home with his daughter.

           He leaves four children to mourn his loss Walter S. of Portland, Oregon Clinton A. of Auburn, NY, Ward A. of Detroit, Mich., and Florence St. John of Owen, Wis. He also leaves seven grandchildren and one great





    Only one of the boys was able to be present at the last services for his father, along with his daughter and family of Owen.

    The body was brought to Greenwood where funeral services were held from the Methodist Episcopal Church, Tuesday afternoon. Rev. D. S. Householder officiating. Interment in the Greenwood cemetery.

  5. U. S. Census records.

    1920 age 28 at Empire, Dakota, MN.  Architect.

    1930 age 37 at Detroit, MI w Grace.  Mechanical draftsman automobile.

  6. Oregon Death Index.

  7. Oregon Death Index.


Second Generation


xe "RAYMOND, Walter S."    2. Walter S. RAYMOND 1  (Alonzo Pearis) was born in Mar 1883 in New York   . He died2  on 9 Nov 1944 in Portland, OR.

xe "..........., Nina Vivian"

Walter married Nina Vivian  about 1905. Nina was born on 15 Mar 1886 in Wisconsin. She died3,4  on 1 Augl 1979 in Portland, OR.


They had the following children:


+        6 F       i.  Dorothy M. RAYMOND  was born on 11 Sep 1907. She died on 19 Nov 2001. xe "RAYMOND, Irene"            7 F       ii.  Irene RAYMOND  was born about 1909 in Washington.  

xe "RAYMOND, Florence"    3. Florence RAYMOND  (Alonzo Pearis) was born on 10 Jul 1885 in New York   . She died5  in Jul 1979 in Colorado Springs, CO.

xe "ST. JOHN, Samuel D."

Florence married Samuel D. ST. JOHN 6  son of ST. JOHN about 1907. Samuel was born in May 1876 in Wisconsin. He died after 1920.


They had the following children:

xe "ST. JOHN, Jennett"

            8 F       i.  Jennett ST. JOHN  was born about 1911 in Clark Co., WI. xe "ST. JOHN, Ruth"            9 F       ii.  Ruth ST. JOHN  was born about 1914 in Clark Co., WI. xe "ST. JOHN, Elizabeth"          10 F      iii.  Elizabeth ST. JOHN  was born in Oct 1916 in Clark Co., WI.  

xe "RAYMOND, Clinton A."    4. Clinton A. RAYMOND 7  (Alonzo Pearis) was born on 10 Sep 1888 in New York   . He died8  in Jan 1968 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY.

xe ".........., Alta M."

Clinton married Alta M. . Alta was born about 1888 in New York   . She died after 1930.


They had the following children:

xe "RAYMOND, Richard A."

          11 M       i.  Richard A. RAYMOND  was born on 22 Oct 1913 in Cayuga Co., NY. He died9  in Sep 1986 in Auburn, Cayuga, NY. xe "RAYMOND, George N."          12 M      ii.  George N. RAYMOND  was born about 1923 in Cayuga Co., NY. He died after 1930.    



  1. U. S. Census records.

    1910 age 27 at Columbia, WA w Nina, c Dorothy, Irene.  Wood worker wagon.

    1920 age 36 at Portland, OR w Nina V, c Dorothy, Irene.  Wheelwright automobile.

    1930 age 47 at Portland, OR w Nina V, c Dorothy M Montgomery separated, gc Don S.  Wheelwright auto firm.

  2. Oregon Death Index.

  3. Social Security Death Index.

  4. Oregon Death Index.




  5. Social Security Death Index.

  6. U. S. Census records.

    1910 age 33 at Owen, WI w Florence.  Salesman gen merchandise.

    1920 age 43 at Owen, WI w Florence, c Jennett, Ruth, Elizabeth, fil Alonzo Raymond widow.  Purchasing agt logging co.

  7. U. S. Census records.

     1920 age 31 at Auburn, NY w Alta, c Richard.  Claim agt express co.

     1930 age 41 at Owasco, NY w Altie M, c Richard A, George N.  Manager ins office.

  8. Social Security Death Index.

  9. Social Security Death Index.


Third Generation


xe "RAYMOND, Dorothy M."    6. Dorothy M. RAYMOND  (Walter S., Alonzo Pearis) was born on 11 Sep 1907 in Washington. She died1  on 19 Nov 2001 in Portland, OR.


Dorothy married MONTGOMERY  about 1927. MONTGOMERY was born in Kansas.


They had the following children:

xe "MONTGOMERY, Donald S."

          13 M       i.  Donald S. MONTGOMERY  was born on 13 Jan 1928 in Oregon. He died2  on 12 Jun 2002 in Portland, OR.    



  1. Social Security Death Index.

  2. Social Security Death Index.



Raymond B. Howard (family member) & Janet Schwarze.



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