BioA: Hanson, William & Agnes Jones
Transcriber:  Janet

----Source: Marshfield News Herald, 23-Jul-1962.

William Hanson and Agnes Jones were married in the First Presbyterian church of Athens on July 24, 1912, the Rev. Mr. Geiger officiating. The attendants at the marriage are desceased. The Fulmers also were married in Athens, that ceremony being performed July 31, 1907, by Rev. Joseph Brown of Marshfield.

Mr. Hanson, son of Fred and Marie Hanson, was born April 22, 1889, and attended Athens Public School. Mrs. Hanson, daughter of Ed and Alvina Jones, was born at Kelley, Wis., March 16, 1889, and attended Athens High School and the Marathon County Normal at Wausau.

Prior to her Marriage She taught in district schools at Athens for four years.

After their marriage, Mr. Hanson worked in a sawmill for the Rielbrock Land and Lumber Co. for 25 years, farmed for 17 years--four years near Edgar and then purchased a farm near Abbotsford. Since their retirement in 1955, the Hansons have been residing near Greenwood.

They are members of the First Presbyterian Church of Abbotsford.

The Hansons, who enjoy excellent health are the parents of six children, Myron Hanson, Rib Lake; Mrs. O. (Wilma) Blumenkamp, Wausau; Mrs. A. J. (Carol) Roepke, Birnamwood; Robert Hanson Eagle River; O. Arthur Hanson, Menomonie; and Mrs. Carl (Ethel) Lindner, Greenwood. They also have., 15 grandchildren.

The Fulmers have a son, Burton E. Fulmer, Wausau, who is grand master for the Masonic order in Wisconsin, and two daughters, Mrs. Virgil (Dorothy) Young. Wausau, and Mrs. Al (Mildred) Parson Bakersfield, Calif. Another son, Harold, formerly of Marshfield, was killed during World War II during the Battle of The Bulge in Belgium.



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