Bio: Baesemann, Gustav H. (1855 - 19??)



Surnames: Baesemann, Salzman, Marchetti, Kickbush, Ringle


----Source: History of Marathon County Wisconsin and Representative Citizens, by Louis Marchetti, 1913.


Baesemann, Gustav H. (10 March 1855 - 19??)


GUSTAV H. BAESEMANN one of the well known men of Marathon County, of which he has been a resident since July, 1866, occupies his handsome residence at No. 810 Grand avenue, Wausau, and is numbered with the city's capitalists. He was born March 10, 1855, at South Germantown, Washington County. Wis., and is a son of John and Ernestina Baesemann. John Baesemann and wife were born in Germany but were married at Milwaukee, Wis., coming to America when aged about eighteen years. About 1866 they moved to Marathon County and settled on the Big Rib River, where Mr. Baesemann went into the saw mill business and also bought 200 acres of land in the town of Rib Falls. Both he and wife died in Marathon County in advanced age, being well known and highly respected people.  


Gustav H. Baesemann obtained a district school education and as soon as old enough began work in his father's saw mill and continued to operate a saw mill for many years, later adding a flour and a feed mill, all being operated by water power. Mr. Baesemann owns 800 acres of land in the town of Rib Falls and has made many other property investments throughout the state.  


Mr. Baesemann married Miss Pauline Salzman, who was born in Manitowoc, Wis., and they have four children: Laurinda, who is the wife of Irvin Marchetti; Jessie, who is the wife of William Kickbush, of Lake View, Idaho; Clara, who is the wife of Hon. Oscar Ringle, who is a member of the Wisconsin State Legislature; and Walter R. Mr. Baesemann is a member of the Odd Fellows. His activity in public affairs is covered by the services he renders as an honest, upright and fearless citizen.  



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