Bio: Bauer, Fred--Sleep walking (1892)

Contact: Marsha Hosfeld


Surnames: Bauer, Bower, Dix, Foregrons, Mayer, Coner

----Source: Winona Daily Republican, Thursday, December 29, 1892, Page: 2

A remarkable case of sleep walking is reported at Marshfield, Wis. Fred. Bauer, a butcher of that city, got up in his sleep Monday night and walked eight miles on the Greenwood branch of the Wisconsin Central. When He awoke at 2:30 in the morning he was standing on the railroad track. He stopped the rest of the night with a farmer, who drove himn to Spencer, where he took the first train home. He had on two overcoats, but no coat or vest. This is regarded as one of the strangest cases of somnambulism (sleep walking) on record.


Wisconsin Marriages, 1836-1930

Groom's Name: Fred A. Bower (BAUER)     Bride's Name: Mary Dix
Marriage Date: 25 Feb 1895                       Marriage Place: Wood, Wisconsin
Groom's Father's Name: Fred Bower (BAUER)    Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Mayer
Bride's Father's Name: Peter Dix                        Bride's Mother's Name: Christen Foregrons
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I00805-9          System Origin: Wisconsin-EASy
Source Film Number: 1275655                           Reference Number: 17


1900 United States Federal Census
Name:Fred Baurir [Fred Bauer] [Fred Baurer]
Age: 30     Birth Date: Feb 1870        Birthplace: Wisconsin
Race: White      Gender: Male           Relationship to head-of-house: Head
Father's Birthplace: Wisconsin          Mother's Birthplace: Wisconsin
Spouse's Name: Mary Bauer       Marriage year: 1895       Years married: 5
Occupation: Butcher
Home in 1900: Marshfield, Wood, Wisconsin
Fred Bauer     30  WI-WI-WI     Feb 1870    m. 5 Years
Mary Bauer    27  WI-Ger-Ger   Oct 1872    1 of 1 children living
George Bauer  1  WI-WI-WI      Oct 1898


1905 Wisconsin State Census
Name: Fritz Bauer      Census Date: 1 Jun 1905      Birth Location: Wisconsin
Marital Status: Married     Gender: Male                 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1873
Race: White    Relation: Husband     Spouse's Name: Mary Bauer
Line: 18          Roll: CSUSAWI1905_34
Locality: Marshfield    Residence County: Wood    Residence state: Wisconsin
Fritz Bauer       32  WI-Germany    Butcher
Mary Bauer      30  WI-Germany
George Bauer     6  WI-WI
Willard Bauer     3  WI-WI
Edward Bauer    1  WI-WI
Lena Dix          26  WI-WI    Sister-in-law    Mattress Stitcher
Lena Dix          25  WI-WI    Boarder          Dressmaker


1910 United States Federal Census
Name:  Fred A Baner [Fred A Bauer]  [Fred A Coner]
Age in 1910: 40     Estimated Birth Year:  1870     Birthplace:  Wisconsin
Relation to Head of House:  Head [Self (Head)]
Father's Birth Place: Germany     Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Marital Status: Married    Race: White    Gender: Male    Occupation: Transfer Line
Home in 1910: Marshfield Ward 3, Wood, Wisconsin
Fred A Bauer      40  WI-Ger-Ger     m. 15 yrs
Mary Bauer        36   WI-Ger-Ger     2 of 3 children living
George H Bauer  11   WI-WI-WI  
Williard F Bauer    8   WI-WI-WI

1920 United States Federal Census
Name: Fred A Bauer [Fred A Baner]
Age: 52     Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868       Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)       Spouse's Name:  Mary E Bauer
Father's Birth Place:  Germany                  Mother's Birth Place:  Germany
Marital Status:  Married    Race:  White     Sex:  Male
Home owned:  Own     Able to read:  Yes   Able to Write:  Yes
Home in 1920:  Richfield, Wood, Wisconsin
Fred A Bauer      52  WI-Ger-Ger    Farmer - General farming
Mary E Bauer     45  WI-WI-Ger
George H Bauer  21  WI-WI-WI
Willard F Bauer  18   WI-WI-WI


1930 United States Federal Census
Name: Frank U Bauer [Fred A Bauer]
Age: 62      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1868      Birthplace: Wisconsin
Relation to Head of House: Head
Father's Birth Place: Germany      Mother's Birth Place: Germany
Race: White     Occupation: Farmer - General farm    Rent/home value: Own ---

Age at first marriage: Fred 27, Mary 22

Home in 1930: Richfield, Wood, Wisconsin
Frank U Bauer   62  WI-Ger-Ger
Mary Bauer       55  WI-WI-Ger
George Bauer    31  WI-WI-WI
Willard Bauer    28  WI-WI-WI





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