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Keebler Family History

Compiled and transcribed by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 12/20/2005

Passing of Pioneer - One of the Early Settlers of the Town of Lisbon Dead

    Lisbon, Oct. 21. - On Oct. 19 Frederick Keebler, while sitting in his 
chair, peacefully passed away. he was born in Wittenberg, Germany, on 
the Rhine, May 23, 1827. When three years of age, his parents came to 
this country and settled in Philadelphia. In 1859 he married Miss Caroline 
Eastbrook of Long Beach, N. J., and came to Wisconsin, settling on the 
farm on which he has since resided.
    Mrs. Keebler died Aug. 28, 1876, and since that time he has lived with 
his daughter. Mr. and Mrs. Keebler were blessed with seven children of 
whom five remain to mourn the death of their father; William T., of 
Minneapolis; Charles H., of Milwaukee; Charles G., of Canada; G. J., of 
Omaha, and Mrs. Carrie M. Beringer, who lives at the old homestead. There 
are also seventeen grandchildren. Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, October 
24, 1912.


Beringer Funeral will Be Held Here Monday 

    Funeral services for Mrs. Carrie M. Beringer, Waukesha, will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. from the Randle funeral home. Mrs. Beringer passed away Wednesday at her home, 618 Oakland avenue, after a short illness. the Rev. O. L. Merritt will be in charge of the services. Friends of Mrs. Beringer may call at the funeral home on Sunday afternoon and evening. Burial is to be in the Union Cemetery, town of Lisbon. Mrs. Beringer was born in the town of Lisbon. Surviving are a son, Col. Lester E. Beringer, and a grandson, Jack, both of Denver, Colo., where Colonel Beringer is stationed with the army medical corps. Waukesha Freeman, Wednesday, September 12, 1945.

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