Bio: Shoemaker, Carl Lincoln (2 Sep 1883- 25 Feb 1965)

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Surnames: Gallow, Krokson, Langley, Mattice, Melzer, Richmond, Shoemaker


----Sources: 1910 Federal Census Record, Greenwood, Clark Co., Wis.


Carl Shoemaker was born 2 Sep 1883 in Wisconsin. His parents both began life in New York and by 1860, they had settled in Summit, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

When the 1910 Federal Census was taken, he was single and boarding in the residence of Henry and Lulu Warner in Greenwood, Wisconsin along with their two daughters: 10yr. old Doris and 6 yr. old Marjorie. The family employed the unmarried 17 yr. old Florence Richmond as a servant. Thirty three year old saloon keeper Axel Krokson and thirty old Victor Krokson who also bartended there lived there as well. The widower, August Gallow, a 53 yr. old section foreman and a forty nine year old divorced son of Norwegian and German immigrants, Herman Melzer, also boarded there.  At that time, his parents were farming in Mead township, Clark County.


Carl Shoemaker engaged in photography while living Clark County, Wisconsin, particularly in the Butler area where his parents, Abram Henry (27 Oct 1837–26 Feb 1923) and Elizabeth Adelaid Mattice Mattice Shoemaker (2 Apr 1843-30 Jun 1925) & other family members farmed and raised their families.


Oct. 29, 1913, he married Velma Alice Langley.


When death knocked on his door (25 Feb 1965), he was laid to rest in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.


*Abram & Elizabeth's children were: Arthur Abram Shoemaker 1865–1946; Charles Harrison Shoemaker 1870–1920; Frank W Shoemaker 1872–1980 ​; Anna May Shoemaker 1874–Deceased ; Carl Lincoln Shoemaker 1883–1965; Frances Shoemaker 1885–1890; Belva Aurilla Schoemaker 1885–1968


1900 Census, Thorp town Thorp village, Clark, Wisconsin, United States
1905 Wisconsin State Census, Greenwood, Clark, Wisconsin, Military Draft Registration

1917-1918 Draft Registration, Clark, Wisconsin, United States

1920 Federal Census, Augusta, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States

1930 Federal Census, Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States


Military Service


Carl Lincoln Shoemaker--Laborer in Clark County, Wisconsin

Medium height & Build, grey eyes, brown hair, no physical disabilities

Spouse: Mrs. Velma Shoemaker, RR3 Thorpe, Clark, Wis.




Obit: Shoemaker, Carl Lincoln (1883- 1965)

"Wisconsin Death Index, 1959-1997"

Name: Carl L Shoemaker, 81 yr. old male
Death: 25 Feb 1965 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Certificate #003945



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