Bio: Abel, William & Meta


Surnames: Abel, Schwarze, Trotter

----Source: Family Scrapbook

William Abel was born to Mr. and Mrs. Franz Abel on February 20, 1872, in West Bend Wisconsin. They moved to a farm in the town of Warner in 1879.

Meta Schwarze was born to Mr. and Mrs. John Schwarze in the town of Warner on June 28, 1879.

William and Meta were married in the town of Warner on June 28m 1899. That day they moved to their farm in Section One, in what was then West Eaton. Later this township was named Hendren.

The road ended at Steiger’s Corner, which is now Jake Barr’s Corner. From there the newlyweds traveled through the woods to their farm.

To this union were born two sons, Edwin born July 7, 1900, and Ted born January 22, 1908.

Some years later, William Abel and Joe Trotter, with their teams of horses, made the road from Steiger’s Corner to Zupanc’s Corner.

Mrs. William Abel passed away June 16, 1946. William passed away December 13, 1959.



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