Bio: Thoma, William Carl (10 Jun 1860 - 19 June 1941)
Contact: History Buffs


Surnames: Thoma, Holloway, Lemke, Boehm, Koeppel, Mills, Holtz, Buehl, Schlinkert, Naedler, North, Hemp, Mattson, Brown, Stelloh


---Sources: Family Records


William Carl Thoma, b. 10 Jun 1860, Germany; WI, d. 1941, Neillsville, Clark, WI
Father: Ferdinand Thoma, Mother: Barbara Hagg

Married: 1881

Amelia Floerke b. 24 Dec 1862 in Germany
d. 5 Mar 1958 in WI, buried in Neillsville, WI
Father: Johann August Floerke
Mother: Ernestine Bumlatus


Benjamin R. Thoma, b. 1890, WI; m. Susanna Linster

Paul Thoma b. 10 Jun 1885, m. 1908, Comanche, OK to Gertrude Narramore,2nd m. 1888-1975 to Helen Dakens
Helen Emma Bertha Thoma b. 17 Apr 1893, WI; m. ? to Ernest Beyer, d. 3 Jun 1981, WI
Carl Thoma, b. Apr 1896, WI; m. ? Gertrude Ritzel; d. 31 Oct 1983


1900 Federal Census, Weston, Clark, Wisconsin, June 1, Sheet #1, Dwelling in Order of Visitation: #1, Family #1

Household - mortgaged farm home
Head: William C Thoma, Age: 39 (1860), Wisconsin, white male married 19 yrs.; both parents b. Germany, speaks, reads & writes English, Not Employed
Wife: Emilie Thoma 37
Willie H Thoma 18 (Dec 1882) Son
Paul J H Thoma 14 (Jun 1886) Son
Carl R A Thoma 4 (Apr 1896) Son
Benjamin R Thoma 10  (Oct 1889) Son
Helen E B Thoma 7 (Apr 1893) Daughter


1905 Seif, Clark, Wisconsin, sec. 5-8 Plat Map


Friends and Close Neighbors

Listed in the recorded order 1 Jun 1900 by William C. Thoma for the Weston Twp., Census

(place of birth is listed following the name)


William C Thoma Sep 1860 WI 1881 
Emilie Thoma Dec 1862 Germany 1881 1867 
Willie H Thoma Jun 1881 WI 
Paul J H Thoma Jun 1885 WI 
Carl R A Thoma Apr 1896 WI 
Benjamin R Thoma Oct 1889 WI 
Helen E B Thoma Apr 1893 WI 
Charles E Ayers Apr 1870 WI 1893 
Lizzie Ayers Nov 1873 WI 1893 
Arthur Ayers Aug 1894 WI 
William Meihak Nov 1855 Germany 1880 1884 
Ernstina Meihak Feb 1858 Germany 1880 1884 
Augusta Meihak Jul 1881 WI 
Bertha Meihak Apr 1884 WI 
Lizzie Meihak Jan 1887 WI 
Max Meihak Jan 1886 WI 
Elsa Meihak Mar 1889 WI 
Hadwig Meihak May 1892 WI 
Anna Meihak Nov 1894 WI 
Werner Meihak May 1896 WI 
Willie Meihak Nov 1898 WI 
Carl Dux May 1874 Germany 1886 
August Hoefftmann Sep 1829 Germany 1851 1886 
Augusta Hoefftmann Sep 1834 Germany 1876 1886 
John Lenz Jul 1840 Germany 1873 
Fritz Lenz Nov 1876 WI 
Marie Lenz Jan 1883 WI
Charlie Murray Dec 1873 WI 
Nettie Murray Oct 1876 WI 
Jacob J Enhelder Jan 1832 Switzerland 1867 1848 
Jerrie Enhelder Jun 1854 WI 1867 
Clernce Enhelder Oct 1867 WI 1894 
Mattia Enhelder Jun 1869 WI 1891 
Jean Enhelder Jun 1875 WI 
Ernest Enhelder Jan 1877 WI 
Willis Enhelder Mar 1880 WI 
Robert Enhelder May 1883 WI 
Charlie Enhelder Jul 1890 Iowa 
Julius Belter Jul 1860 Germany 1890 1877 
Anna Belter Feb 1870 Germany 1890 1887 
Emma Belter May 1892 WI 
Gustov Belter Aug 1893 WI 
Elsa Belter Oct 1894 WI 
George Belter May 1896 WI 
Willie Belter Jul 1897 WI 
George Wood May 1872 WI 1895 
Maud Wood Aug 1880 WI 1895 
Ettie Wood Aug 1895 WI 
Charlie Wood May 1897 WI 
Fred Puttkammer Jun 1858 Germany 1884 1872


1920 Federal Census, Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, 14th St; Jan 6th by Rose E. Longnecker

Household (Owned Property, free of mortgage)

William Carl Thoma, white, male, age: 59 (1861); Birthplace: Wisconsin, reads writes and speaks English
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Amelia Thoma, immigrated 1866 from Brandenburg, Germany/na
Parent's Birthplace: Germany
Occupation: Highway, Industry: County, Employment Field: Wage or Salary
Wife: Amelia Thoma 57



Obit: Thoma, William Carl (10 Jun 1860 - 19 June 1941)


Contact:  Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Thoma, Holloway, Lemke, Boehm, Koeppel, Mills, Holtz, Buehl, Schlinkert, Naedler, North, Hemp, Mattson, Brown, Stelloh

----Sources: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) Thurs., 19 June 1941

Here for Funeral

In attendance at the funeral of W. C. Thoma, which was held in this city Monday, were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Thoma, daughter, Mrs. M. Holloway, and daughter-in-law, Mrs. Edward Thoma, all of Roswell, N. M.; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Lemke, Fort Atkinson; Mrs. John Boehm, son, John, and daughter, Catherine, and George Koeppel, all of Helenville; Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Mills and son and Paul Holtz, all of Eau Claire, Mr. and Mrs. Archie Buehl, Augusta; Arthur Thoma and son, Donald, Berlin, and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Schlinkert, Owen, Wis.


The pallbearers included: Mayor Henry J. Naedler, Herman North, William Hemp, Emil Mattson, Herbert Brown and Fred Stelloh.



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