Bio: Nauertz, Joe (Moonshiner - 1921)

Contact: Stan

Surnames: Nauertz, Marsh, Hewett, Schmidt, Hinker, Annable

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 12/29/1921

Gets Jail Sentence

Joe Nauertz, a renter on what is known as the Schmidt farm, owned by A. B. Marsh, two miles south of Neillsville, was arrested Thursday by Deputy Hewett on a charge of making moonshine liquor. Several days previous, a son of Nauertz, a boy 16 or 17 years of age, was found in the boiler room at the jail where he said he had crawled to get warm. He was permitted to stay about the jail for a day or two and from his talk it seemed that he had run away from home because his father was drinking and misused him. Deputy Hewett decided to go down and ex- *** Note: The remainder of this article was missing.

***See Nauretz, Freddie (1916 - 1930)

Family Notes

1930 Federal Census, Battle Creek, Calhoun, Michigan, United States, Family 351, Line 14

Name: Joseph Nauretz, white, single male
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin

Household Members
Head Ernest B Smith M 49 Ohio
Lodger Birney Annable M 59 Michigan
Lodger Joseph Nauretz M 42 (1888) Wisconsin

1940 Federal Census, Pine Valley Town, Clark, Wisconsin, United States, District: 10-31, Family 175, Line 56

Catherine Nauretz, white, divorced female
Birth Year (Estimated): 1897
Last Place of Residence: Same House

Household Members
Head Catherine Nauretz F 43 (1897) Iowa
Maid Edna K Hinker F 23 Wisconsin



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