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Genealogy: Family Histories

Wildish Family

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 03/16/2006

 

Descendants of Joseph Wildish

Generation No. 1

1. JOSEPH1 WILDISH was born Abt. 1785 in Biddenden, Kent, England (Source: 1851 England Census.), and died 06 Feb 1861. He married ANN ?. She was born Abt. 1789.

Notes for JOSEPH WILDISH:

1870 - Platte, Andrew, Missouri

George H. Wildish, abt 1844, Wisconsin

Louisa, abt 1846

Mary (?), 2, Missouri

Edward Wildish, 37, England

Annie, 29, England

William E., abt 1864, Wisconsin

Pennie S., 3, Missouri

James F. Wildish, abt 1848, Wisconsin

Margaret, 21, Canada

Menora J.,1, Missouri

1870 - other families in Richland, Saginaw, Michigan

and Union, Adams, PA.

1860 - other Wildish:

Edward, 27, abt 1833, England, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin

George Wildish, 26, abt 1834, Prussia, Liberty, Grant, Wisconsin; with wife, Jesse, 22, abt 1838, Scotland, and son, William, age 1, abt 1859, Wisconsin

Children of JOSEPH WILDISH and ANN ? are:

        2. i. JOSEPH2 WILDISH, b. Abt. 1812, England; d. 23 Aug 1876.

        3. ii. JAMES WILDISH, b. Abt. 1816, England.

        4. iii. CHARLES WILDISH, b. Abt. 1819, England; d. 28 Jun 1898.

        5. iv. GEORGE WILDISH, b. Abt. 1821, Biddenden, Kent, England.

        6. v. MARY A. WILDISH, b. 23 Mar 1823, England; d. 27 Feb 1890.

        vi. WILLIAM WILDISH, b. Abt. 1826, England.

Generation No. 2

2. JOSEPH2 WILDISH (JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1812 in England, and died 23 Aug 1876. He married HARRIET ? Abt. 1834 in England. She was born Abt. 1811 in England.

Notes for JOSEPH WILDISH:

Lisbon (in 1870, 1860, 1850) Immigrated abt 1841

Joseph Wildish, 58, farmer, England, abt 1812

Harriet, 59, England, abt 1811

Ann (in 1850, 15, abt 1835, England, servant for Amos W. Griswold family in Pewaukee)

Mary (in 1850, 13, abt 1837, England)

Charles (in 1860, 20, abt 1840, England)

Francis (in 1860, 18, abt 1842, Wisconsin)

Harriet (in 1860, 16, abt 1844, working as Servant for George Comstock family in Lisbon, possible dau. of Charles)

Joseph, 21, Wisconsin, abt 1849

Julia Ann (Julianna), 19, abt 1851

F. (Franklin) Freemont, 13, abt 1857

Amelia, 11, Prussia (adopted?), abt 1859

(in 1860 Joseph Wildish, 75, abt 1785, England, father, living with his son's family)

More About JOSEPH WILDISH:

Naturalization: 27 Mar 1860, Waukesha County Court House; reported in Waukesha Freeman, April 3, 1860

More About JOSEPH WILDISH and HARRIET ?:

Marriage: Abt. 1834, England

Children of JOSEPH WILDISH and HARRIET ? are:

        i. ANN3 WILDISH, b. Abt. 1835, England.

        ii. MARY WILDISH, b. Abt. 1837, England; d. 23 Oct 1857.

        iii. CHARLES H. WILDISH, b. Abt. 1840, England.

        Notes for CHARLES H. WILDISH:

        August 15, 1862. "Today I enlisted as a soldier in the army of the United States. How changed everything seems to me now.... I must soon leave home, friends, and the old familiar things of boyhood days, to go forth amid the dangers, privations and hardships of the soldier's life.... I am going under Capt. Williams in the 28th Regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers, Co. A. We go into camp at Milwaukee on the 13th day of September, 1862."

        -- Diary of Corp. Charles H. Wildish http://www.28thwisconsin.com/

        iv. FRANCIS WILDISH, b. Abt. 1842, Wisconsin.

        v. HARRIET WILDISH, b. Abt. 1844, Wisconsin.

        vi. JOSEPH E. WILDISH, b. Abt. 1849, Wisconsin; m. MARIA HOHENWALD.

        vii. JULIA ANN (JULIANNA) WILDISH, b. Abt. 1851, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 26 Oct 1870.

        viii. F. (FRANKLIN) FREEMONT, b. Abt. 1857, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

        ix. AMELIA WILDISH, b. Abt. 1859, Prussia.

3. JAMES2 WILDISH (JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1816 in England. He married ELIZABETH ?. She was born Jun 1822 in England.

Notes for JAMES WILDISH:

Pewaukee (in 1870 and 1860)

James Wildish, abt 1816, England

Elizabeth, abt 1822, England (living in 1900 with Pewaukee grandchild and family, she born June 1822, immigrated 1843)

George (in 1860, 16, abt 1844, Wisconsin)

James (in 1860, 14, abt 1846)

Myron, abt 1857, Wisconsin

Children of JAMES WILDISH and ELIZABETH ? are:

        i. GEORGE3 WILDISH, b. 27 Apr 1844, Wisconsin.

        Notes for GEORGE WILDISH:

        GEORGE WILDISH, President of the Hamilton County Bank, which was established in November, 1877, and was the first bank in Hamilton County. They have a large brick building, 22x42, two stories high, and this is furnished with a perfect fire-proof and solid brick vault, containing a burglar-proof Hall safe and time lock. The subject of this sketch is a native of Waukesha County, Wis.; born April 27, 1844. After receiving an education in the high school of that county, he entered the commercial college of Bryant & Stratton at Milwaukee. In the spring of 1867, Mr. W. removed to Andrew County, Mo., where he engaged in farming and stock raising. In 1874 came to York, Neb., where he went into the broker business, and was also admitted to the bar, remaining there until his removal to Aurora. He is a member of both Aurora Lodge, No. 68, A. F. & A. M., and of Hamilton Lodge, No. 60, I. O. O. F. Myron T. Wildish,

        youngest brother of the above, was born in Waukesha County, Wis., March 18, 1857. He is an accomplished scholar, having been a student at the Wisconsin State University four years, and is a gentleman fully accomplished and competent to fill the responsible position entrusted to him, that of Cashier of the Hamilton County Bank.

        http://www.kancoll.org/books/andreas_ne/hamilton/hamilton-p5.html

        7. ii. JAMES W. WILDISH, b. Mar 1846, Wisconsin.

        8. iii. MYRON T. WILDISH, b. 18 Mar 1857, Wisconsin.

4. CHARLES2 WILDISH (JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1819 in England, and died 28 Jun 1898. He married HARRIET GREENGO, daughter of JESSE GREENGO and MARY POTTER. She was born 07 Sep 1823 in England, and died 20 Jan 1916.

Notes for CHARLES WILDISH:

1870 Federal Census Menomonee, Waukesha, Wisconsin (in 1860 living in Westfield, Marquette, Wisconsin) (in 1850 Charles, Harriet, Mary A., Emily and James are living in Lisbon, next to brother Joseph)

Charles Wildish, 51, farmer, England, abt 1819

Harriet, nee Greengo, 43, England, abt 1825 (m. Theodore Roesch)

Mary (in 1860, age 14, abt 1846, Wisconsin)

Emily, 22, abt 1848, Wisconsin (m. Henry Jeffery)

James (in 1850, age 1, abt 1849, Wisconsin)

Jane, 21, seamstress, March 17, 1849 (m. Walter T. Camp)

Edna, 19, abt 1851 (m. Jacob Johnson)

Fanny M., 17, abt 1853 (m. Peter Schlafer)

Orpha (Orpheia), 16, abt 1854 (m. Albert Stone)

Carrie, 14, abt 1856

George R. (in 1860, age 2, abt 1858)

Charles (in 1860, age 1, abt 1859)

Aden, 10, abt 1860

Myron, 8, abt 1852

Joseph Nelson, 6, abt 1864

Alice, 4, abt 1866

Frederick "Fred", 2, 1868

Hattie (in 1880 Menomonee, abt 1871)

Richard d. 9/3/1862

Children of CHARLES WILDISH and HARRIET GREENGO are:

        i. MARY3 WILDISH, b. Abt. 1846, Wisconsin.

        ii. JAMES WILDISH, b. Abt. 1847.

        iii. EMILY WILDISH, b. 16 Mar 1848; d. 08 Mar 1915; m. HENRY T. JEFFERY, Bef. 1880; b. 18 Dec 1839, Kent Co., England; d. 14 Nov 1907.

        More About EMILY WILDISH:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        Notes for HENRY T. JEFFERY:

        Family surname Jeffery is also spelled Jeffrey.

        1870 Census - Town of Lisbon, Taken July 15, 1870

        Henry Jeffrey

        Cordelia, 27,

        Nellie, age 4

        More About HENRY T. JEFFERY:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        Residence: Bet. 1890 - 1891, Colgate P.O.

        More About HENRY JEFFERY and EMILY WILDISH:

        Marriage: Bef. 1880

        9. iv. JANE WILDISH, b. 17 Mar 1849; d. 25 Nov 1926.

        v. EDNA WILDISH, b. Abt. 1851; m. JACOB JOHNSON.

        vi. FANNY M. WILDISH, b. Abt. 1853; m. PETER SCHLAFER.

        10. vii. SARAH ORPHA (ORPHEIA) WILDISH, b. Abt. 1854.

        viii. CARRIE WILDISH, b. Abt. 1855.

        ix. CHARLOTTE WILDISH, b. Abt. 1856; d. 24 Dec 1856.

        x. GEORGE R. WILDISH, b. Abt. 1858.

        xi. CHARLES WILDISH, b. Abt. 1859.

        11. xii. ADEN (ADIN) C. WILDISH, b. Jul 1860.

        xiii. RICHARD C. WILDISH, b. Abt. 1862; d. 03 Sep 1862.

        12. xiv. JOSEPH NELSON WILDISH, b. Apr 1864; d. 16 Feb 1935, 440 W. Park Ave., Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

        xv. MYRON M. WILDISH, b. Apr 1864.

        Notes for MYRON M. WILDISH:

        Sunnyside Cemetery

        Wildish, Mabel, nee Rowell, wife of Myron Wildish, dau. of Ira B.

        Rowell & Louisa Chipman, 11/14/1866 - 12/3/1892

        Wildish, Violet, dau. of Myron W. & Etta, nee Stubbs, Wildish,

        12/25/1902 - 9/4/1903

        xvi. ALICE WILDISH, b. Abt. 1866; m. ? RUCKLESHEL.

        xvii. FREDERICK WILDISH, b. 14 May 1868; d. 09 Jan 1921.

        xviii. HARRIET "HATTIE" WILDISH, b. 12 Sep 1871; d. 28 Mar 1947; m. THEODORE ROESCH; b. 1879; d. 1925.

        Notes for HARRIET "HATTIE" WILDISH:

        Sunnyside Cemetery

        Roesch, Theodore J., (Father), 1879 - 1925 (Masonic)

        Roesch, Hattie, nee Wildish, (Mother), and dau. of Charles Wildish &

        Harriet Greengo, b. 9/12/1871 in Waukesha Co., d. 3/28/1947

5. GEORGE2 WILDISH (JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1821 in Biddenden, Kent, England. He married MARY ANN ?. She was born Abt. 1827 in England.

Notes for GEORGE WILDISH:

1851 England Census: Biddenden, Kent, England

George Wildish, abt 30 yrs old, b. abt 1821, in Biddenden, Kent, England

Mary Ann, abt 1827, age 24

John, abt 1847, age 4, b. Smarden, Kent, England

Charlett, abt 1848, age 3

Children of GEORGE WILDISH and MARY ? are:

        13. i. JOHN3 WILDISH, b. Jan 1847, Smarden, Kent, England.

        ii. CHARLETT WILDISH, b. Abt. 1848, England.

6. MARY A.2 WILDISH (JOSEPH1) was born 23 Mar 1823 in England, and died 27 Feb 1890. She married WILLIAM JEFFERY in Kent Co., England, son of WILLIAM JEFFREY and MARY WIMSET. He was born 20 Jun 1820 in Kent Co., England, and died 30 Aug 1893.

More About MARY A. WILDISH:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Notes for WILLIAM JEFFERY:

Another Birth source gives it as 31 Jan 1820

More About WILLIAM JEFFERY:

Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Emigration: 1852, Came to Town of Lisbon

Residence 1: 1880, 105 acre farm in Section 2, Town of Lisbon; Sussex P.O.

Residence 2: Bet. 1890 - 1891, Colgate P.O. (Source: Waukesha City Directory for 1890 and 1891.)

More About WILLIAM JEFFERY and MARY WILDISH:

Marriage: Kent Co., England

Children of MARY WILDISH and WILLIAM JEFFERY are:

        i. GEORGE3 JEFFERY, b. 20 Oct 1847; d. 08 Aug 1919.

        More About GEORGE JEFFERY:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        ii. MARY JEFFERY, b. 10 Nov 1852, Town of Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin; d. 09 Jun 1922; m. J. A. GRISWOLD.

        More About MARY JEFFERY:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        Residence: 1880, Pewaukee

        iii. JANE MAY JEFFERY, b. Aft. 1852; m. REV. SAMUEL JOLLIFFE, 29 Jun 1871.

        More About REV. SAMUEL JOLLIFFE:

        Occupation: 1880, M. E. minister in North Prairie

        More About SAMUEL JOLLIFFE and JANE JEFFERY:

        Marriage: 29 Jun 1871

        iv. FANNIE JEFFERY, b. Aft. 1853.

        v. LAURA JEFFERY, b. 23 Jul 1858; d. 26 Jul 1920.

        More About LAURA JEFFERY:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        vi. CLARA A. JEFFERY, b. Aft. 1858.

        vii. ALZINA JEFFERY, d. 22 Jul 1870.

        More About ALZINA JEFFERY:

        Burial: Union Cemetery, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

         

Generation No. 3

7. JAMES W.3 WILDISH (JAMES2, JOSEPH1) was born Mar 1846 in Wisconsin. He married MARY A. ?. She was born Jan 1843 in French Canada.

Notes for JAMES W. WILDISH:

1900 Federal Census: Platte, Andrew, Missouri

James Wildish, March 1846, Wisconsin

Mary A., Jan 1843, French Canada

Ezzie E., Oct 1872, Missouri

James Eline (?), July 1881

Susannah, Nov. 1883

Oway M.., June 1886

Donald, July 1891

 

Children of JAMES WILDISH and MARY ? are:

        i. EZZIE E.4 WILDISH, b. Oct 1872, Missouri.

        ii. JAMES ELINE WILDISH, b. Jul 1881, Missouri.

        iii. SUSANNAH WILDISH, b. Nov 1883, Missouri.

        iv. OWAY M. WILDISH, b. Jun 1886, Missouri.

        14. v. DONALD WILDISH, b. Jul 1891, Missouri.

8. MYRON T.3 WILDISH (JAMES2, JOSEPH1) was born 18 Mar 1857 in Wisconsin.

Notes for MYRON T. WILDISH:

Mr. Myron Wildish of Nebraska is spending a few weeks with his parents in this village (Pewaukee). Waukesha Freeman, February 22, 1883

Mr. and Mrs. Myron T. Wildish and Miss Mae Wildish will start Thursday for Aurora, Kansas, their future home. Waukesha Freeman, May 24, 1883

Child of MYRON T. WILDISH is:

        i. MAE4 WILDISH.

9. JANE3 WILDISH (CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born 17 Mar 1849, and died 25 Nov 1926. She married WALTER T. CAMP, son of THOMAS CAMP and MARY ?. He was born 05 May 1850, and died 26 Mar 1931.

Notes for JANE WILDISH:

Sunnyside cemetery

Camp, Thomas (large monument), b. 1813 in England, d. 1870, ae. 57 yr,

(Pioneer of 1843)

Camp, Mary, wife, b. 1813 in England, d. 5/10/1877, ae. 64 yr.

Camp, Walter T., son, 5/5/1850 in the Town of Menomonee, d. 3/26/1931

Camp, Stella, dau., of Walter & Jane Camp, 1872 - 10/3/1891, ae. 19 yr,

5 mo., 12 day.

Camp, Jane, nee Wildish, wife of Walter, dau. of Walter (typo - should be Charles) Wildish & Harriet Greengo, b. 3/17/1849 in the Town of Lisbon, d. 11/25/1926

Mrs. Jane Camp, wife of Walter T. Camp, died Thursday morning at residence, 610 Oakland Ave., Waukesha; survived by husband and one daughter, Mrs. R. S. Moore, Oak Park, Ill.; also four sisters Mrs. P. K. Schlafter of Milwaukee; Mrs. Orpha Frost of Pennsylvania, Mrs. George Huekteshel, Menomonee Falls, Mrs. Hattie Roesch, Cedarburg, Wis., and three brothers, Aden Wildish of Sussex, Myron Wildish of Milwaukee, Joseph Wildish of Waukesha. Funeral Saturday at 1:30 p.m. from the residence, the Rev. C. W. Haywood officiating. Interment at Sunnyside cemetery, town of Menomonee. Menomonee Falls News, Friday Dec. 3, 1926

More About JANE WILDISH:

Burial: Sunnyside Cemetery, Town of Menomonee, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Children of JANE WILDISH and WALTER CAMP are:

        i. STELLA4 CAMP, b. 1872; d. 03 Oct 1891.

        ii. DAU CAMP, m. R. S. MOORE.

10. SARAH ORPHA (ORPHEIA)3 WILDISH (CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born Abt. 1854. She married (1) ALBERT STONE Abt. 1878 in Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, son of STEPHEN STONE and ELIZABETH ?. He died Bet. 1896 - 1899. She married (2) ALBERT J. FROST Bet. 1897 - 1900 in Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin, son of ALFRED FROST and HARRIET ?. He was born Jun 1851 in New York (Source: 1900 Federal Census.).

More About ALBERT STONE:

Burial: St. Alban's Cemetery (God's Acre), Sussex, Waukesha, Wisconsin

More About ALBERT STONE and SARAH WILDISH:

Marriage: Abt. 1878, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

More About ALBERT FROST and SARAH WILDISH:

Marriage: Bet. 1897 - 1900, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Children of SARAH WILDISH and ALBERT STONE are:

        i. CARRIE E.4 STONE, b. Oct 1879, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: 1900 Federal Census.); m. ALEXANDER M. STOUT, Chicago, Illinois (Source: Waukesha Freeman, April 19, 1902.).

        More About ALEXANDER STOUT and CARRIE STONE:

        Marriage: Chicago, Illinois (Source: Waukesha Freeman, April 19, 1902.)

        ii. HATTIE P. STONE, b. May 1883, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: 1900 Federal Census.).

        iii. STELLA E. STONE, b. Feb 1894, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

        15. iv. HARRY S. STONE, b. Jan 1896, Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

11. ADEN (ADIN) C.3 WILDISH (CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born Jul 1860. He married LUCINDA ?. She was born Jan 1863.

Notes for ADEN (ADIN) C. WILDISH:

Aden Wildish has rented the Gaynor farm (town of Lisbon) and moved his family there the past week. Waukesha Freeman, November 1, 1901

Mr. And Mrs. Aden Wildish, who have been living with their daughter, and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Gauthier, near Waukesha for several months, have moved into the stone house on the corner, part of which is occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Kaderabek. Waukesha Freeman, November 21, 1934

Adin C. Wildish is Dead at 82

Adin C. Wildish, 82 years old, a retired farmer of Sussex, died Friday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alvin Gauthier, route one, Pewaukee, after a long illness. He was a resident of Wisconsin all his life. He and his wife Lucinda, who died two and a half years ago, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at Sussex. Since the death of his wife, he had been living with his daughter. He is survived also by two sons: LaVerne, Pewaukee route one, and Wesley, Sussex. Funeral services were held Monday at 2 p. m. from the Lyle funeral home. Rev. Charles Parmenter of Sussex presided and burial was at the Sussex cemetery. Waukesha Freeman, November 8, 1939

Adin C. Wildish, who passed away at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alvin Gauthier, route 1, Pewaukee, on Nov. 3, spent most of his life as a resident of the town of Lisbon. Several years ago he sold his farm and moved to this village (Sussex) to live. He married Miss Lucinda Stone who preceded him in death a couple of years ago. Besides his daughter, he is survived by two sons: Wesley of Lisbon, and LaVern who stays with his sister, and several grandchildren. Funeral services were held at Lyle's Undertaking parlors at Waukesha on Monday afternoon with interment in St. Alban's cemetery in this village. The Rev. Parmiter conducted the services. He was 82 years of age. Waukesha Freeman, November 8, 1939

Children of ADEN WILDISH and LUCINDA ? are:

        16. i. WESLEY F.4 WILDISH, b. 27 Jan 1885; d. Jan 1978.

        ii. ABBIE E. WILDISH, b. 18 Dec 1888; d. Aug 1962; m. ALVIN M. GAUTHIER, 25 Feb 1911, Walbridge House, Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin; b. Aug 1869, Wisconsin.

        Notes for ALVIN M. GAUTHIER:

        Gauthier--Wildish

        On Saturday afternoon, February 25, at the Walbridge House in this city (Waukesha), Mr. Alvin Gauthier and Miss Abbie Wildish of Lisbon were united in marriage. Rev. W. A. Billings officiating. Waukesha Freeman, March 2, 1911

        More About ALVIN GAUTHIER and ABBIE WILDISH:

        Marriage: 25 Feb 1911, Walbridge House, Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin

        iii. LAVERNE WILDISH, b. 10 Jun 1904; d. May 1978.

12. JOSEPH NELSON3 WILDISH (CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born Apr 1864, and died 16 Feb 1935 in 440 W. Park Ave., Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin. He married NINA MAE SMITH 16 Aug 1894 in Columbus, Wisconsin. She was born Apr 1865.

Notes for JOSEPH NELSON WILDISH:

Joseph Nelson Wildish, aged 70 years, passed away at his home Saturday morning Feb. 16.

Mr. Wildish is survived by his wife Mrs. Nina Smith Wildish, two sons, Harrlson Wildish, of Marshfield, and Heber Wildish of Menomonee Falls; two sisters, Mrs. Alice Ruckleshel of Menomonee Falls, and Mrs. Hattie Roesch of Waukesha; Two brothers, Aden Wildish of Sussex and Myron Wildish of Menomonee Falls.

Funeral services were Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock from the residence, 440 W. Park Ave. Rev. Schlagenhauf officiating and interment at Union Cemetery, town of Lisbon. Waukesha Freeman, February 20, 1935

More About JOSEPH NELSON WILDISH:

Burial: 19 Feb 1935, Union Cemetery, town of Lisbon

Notes for NINA MAE SMITH:

The Menomonee Falls graded school opened Monday with Prof. Nichols of Ottawa as principal and Misses Edwards of Lisbon, and Nina Smith, of Waukesha, as assistants. Waukesha Freeman, September 12, 1889

On Thursday, August 16, at Columbus, occurred the marriage of Miss Nina M. Smith of this village (Waukesha), to J. W. Wildish of Menomonee Falls. Rev. Mr. McGaha performed the ceremony. After a couple of days at Beaver Dam the young couple went to the Falls where they will reside. The bride has long resided here, has been a teacher in the Blair School, and has a large circle of friends in town. Waukesha Freeman, August 23, 1894

More About JOSEPH WILDISH and NINA SMITH:

Marriage: 16 Aug 1894, Columbus, Wisconsin

Children of JOSEPH WILDISH and NINA SMITH are:

        17. i. HEBER H.4 WILDISH, b. May 1897; d. Mar 1986.

        ii. HARRLSON WILDISH, b. Aft. 1900.

13. JOHN3 WILDISH (GEORGE2, JOSEPH1) was born Jan 1847 in Smarden, Kent, England. He married FRANCES HENRIETTA BANCROFT 24 Feb 1873 in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin, daughter of FRANCIS BANCROFT and LAURA ?. She was born 15 Aug 1852 in Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin, and died 01 Apr 1919 in Neillsville, Clark County, Wisconsin.

Notes for JOHN WILDISH:

1900 Federal Census, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin

John Wildish, Jan 1847, England, immigrated 1866

Henrietta, Aug 1852, Wisconsin

Rolle, Oct 1877

Grace, June 1880

Venie (?), dau., Dec 1884

Harry, July 1890

George, June 1893

Everet, April 1897

Allen Wildish, March 1874, Wisconsin

Bertha, Sept 1884, Germany, was 15 yrs old when married.

Laura Wildish, Jan 1876, relationship ?, living in 1900 Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin

Notes for FRANCES HENRIETTA BANCROFT:

Wildish, Frances H. (15 AUG 1852 - 1 APR 1919)

Mrs. John Wildish, whose death occurred at her home in this city (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.), April 1, 1919, was born Aug. 15, 1852 at Menominee Falls, Wis. Her maiden name was Frances Henrietta Bancroft. She was a daughter of Francis and Laura Bancroft, who were New England people and relatives of George Bancroft, the noted historian.

She was married to John Wildish Feb. 24, 1873 in Waukesha Co. and came to Clark County two years later. They moved to their farm in Pine Valley, southeast of Neillsville, and there developed a beautiful and prosperous home. Mrs. Wildish was a real homemaker. In all that made for the comfort and happiness of the family, she was always ready and willing with busy hands and sympathetic heart. As a neighbor she was equally kind and helpful, and not alone by husband and children will her memory be cherished, but also by all who knew her. For many years she was an active member of the Rebekah Lodge.

She leaves to mourn her death her husband and six children: Capt. Allen

Wildish with the First Division in Germany; Everett in the Thirty-Second Division in Germany; George and Harry, who are farming in Montana, Mrs. Grace Seif, also in Montana, and Mrs. Laura Sweetland, of Belvidere, Ill. All except the sons overseas were home at her death and burial.

The funeral was held at the home last Thursday, Rev. L.B. Colman

officiating. Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN & PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.)

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/wi/county/clark/webbbs/records/index.cgi?read=3278

More About JOHN WILDISH and FRANCES BANCROFT:

Marriage: 24 Feb 1873, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Children of JOHN WILDISH and FRANCES BANCROFT are:

        i. ALLEN4 WILDISH, b. Mar 1874, Menomonee Falls, Waukesha, Wisconsin.

        ii. LAURA WILDISH, b. Jan 1876; m. ? SWEETLAND.

        Notes for LAURA WILDISH:

        Laura Wildish, Jan 1876, relationship (servant?), living in 1900 Mentor, Clark, Wisconsin

        iii. ROLLIE WILDISH, b. Oct 1877, Pine Valley, Clark, Wisconsin.

        iv. GRACE WILDISH, b. Jun 1880; m. ? SEIF.

        v. VENIE WILDISH, b. Dec 1884.

        vi. HARRY WILDISH, b. Jul 1890.

        vii. GEORGE WILDISH, b. Jun 1893.

        viii. EVERET WILDISH, b. Apr 1897.

Generation No. 4

14. DONALD4 WILDISH (JAMES W.3, JAMES2, JOSEPH1) was born Jul 1891 in Missouri. He married MAE TRIMBLE. She was born Abt. 1899 in Missouri.

Notes for DONALD WILDISH:

1930 Waukesha, Waukesha, Wisconsin

Donald Wildish, Missouri, July 1891

Mae Trimble wildish, abt 1899, Missouri

Le Roy Wildish, abt 1916, Michigan

Le Verne, abt 1918, Missouri

Lena Wildish, abt 1920, Missouri

Cecil Trimble, 27, Missouri, brother-in-law

Children of DONALD WILDISH and MAE TRIMBLE are:

        i. LE ROY5 WILDISH, b. Abt. 1916, Michigan.

        ii. LE VERNE WILDISH, b. Abt. 1918, Missouri.

        iii. LENA WILDISH, b. Abt. 1920, Missouri.

15. HARRY S.4 STONE (SARAH ORPHA (ORPHEIA)3 WILDISH, CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born Jan 1896 in Sussex, Lisbon, Waukesha, Wisconsin (Source: 1900 Federal Census.).

Child of HARRY S. STONE is:

        18. i. TOM5 STONE.

16. WESLEY F.4 WILDISH (ADEN (ADIN) C.3, CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born 27 Jan 1885, and died Jan 1978. He married MAUDE E. ?. She was born Abt. 1885.

Children of WESLEY WILDISH and MAUDE ? are:

        i. RALPH L.5 WILDISH.

        ii. WILTON L. WILDISH.

        iii. GLENN A. WILDISH.

17. HEBER H.4 WILDISH (JOSEPH NELSON3, CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born May 1897, and died Mar 1986. He married FLORENCE B. ?. She was born Abt. 1896.

Child of HEBER WILDISH and FLORENCE ? is:

        19. i. ROBERT J.5 WILDISH, b. 22 Jan 1920; d. 24 Mar 1991.

Generation No. 5

18. TOM5 STONE (HARRY S.4, SARAH ORPHA (ORPHEIA)3 WILDISH, CHARLES2, JOSEPH1)

Child of TOM STONE is:

        i. CHRIS6 STONE.

19. ROBERT J.5 WILDISH (HEBER H.4, JOSEPH NELSON3, CHARLES2, JOSEPH1) was born 22 Jan 1920, and died 24 Mar 1991. He married CATHERINE SEMROW 28 Apr 1945 in San Diego, California. She died 09 Mar 1946 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Notes for ROBERT J. WILDISH:

Robert Wildish of the U. S. Army, who has been spending a furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Heber Wildish, at Waukesha, visited in this village (Sussex) on Sunday. Waukesha Freeman, February 14, 1945

Marine Base Chapel Scene of Wedding

In the Marine base chapel at San Diego, Cal., Catherine Semrow, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gus Semrow, Sussex, and Cpl. Robert J. wildish, 440 W. Park Ave, Waukesha, were united in marriage by Chaplin R. J. Cronin. The ceremony took place Saturday, April 28, at 10:30 a.m.

The bride chose as her costume a rose colored wool suit, white accessories, and a corsage of white gardenias. She wore a gold cross and chain, a gift from the bridegroom. Her maid of honor, PFC Ruth Spivak of Miramar, Cal., wore the regulation woman's army corp uniform.

The bride was given in marriage by Lieut. L. A. Fetch, commanding officer of the Marine base. Best man was Tech. Sgt. William A. Davidson, and ushers were Sgt. Ned Bond and M/Tech Sgt. George Webb.

Following the ceremony, a wedding breakfast was served at the New Palace hotel for members of the wedding party. Seventy guests attended the reception held in the evening at the Gold room of the Grant Hotel.

Mrs. H. H. Wildish, Waukesha, mother of the groom who attended the wedding wore a gray tailored suit and a corsage of red roses.

Other out of town guests were Mrs. Frances Zubella Miles, Waukesha; Lieut. commander L. G. Evans, Milwaukee, and Ervin Gross, Menomonee Falls.

Special guest at the wedding was Tech Sgt. F. E. James, close friend of the groom who arrived in the states from Guadalcanal a few days before the ceremony.

Before her marriage Mrs. Wildish was employed at Allis Chambers, Milwaukee, and Cpl. Wildish returned in January from service in the South Pacific.

The young couple will make their home temporarily at San Diego where the bridegroom is an instructor in the cooks' and bakers' school of the Marine Corp. Waukesha Freeman, May 26, 1945.

Notes for CATHERINE SEMROW:

Miss Catherine Semrow has gone to San Diego, Calif., where her marriage to Robert Wildish of the Marines will take place April 28, Waukesha Freeman, April 25, 1945

Plan Funeral Tuesday for Catherine Wildish

Mrs. Catherine Wildish, nee Somrow (Semrow), 22, wife of Robert Wildish, who gave birth to a son, Thomas Michael, on March 6, died at St. Joseph's hospital in Milwaukee Saturday.

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gustave Somrow (Semrow) of Sussex, she married Robert Wildish, son of Mr. and Mrs. Heber H. wildish, 440 Park ave., on April 28, 1945 at the marine base chapel, San Diego, Calif. They made their home in Mundelein, Ill. since Wildish's discharge from service.

Surviving besides her parents and the infant son, are sisters, Marie Withey, Betty, Audrey and Lorraine Somrow and brothers Raymond, Edward, Earl, George, Virgil, James, Joseph and Robert. One brother-in-law, Kenneth Withey, and five sisters-in-law, and her maternal grandmother, Mrs. E. H. Splitter, also survive. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 9 a.m. , from the Haack funeral home at Menomonee Falls to the St. James church in Lannon at 9:30 a.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Waukesha Freeman, March 11, 1946

More About ROBERT WILDISH and CATHERINE SEMROW:

Marriage: 28 Apr 1945, San Diego, California

Child of ROBERT WILDISH and CATHERINE SEMROW is:

        i. THOMAS MICHAEL6 WILDISH, b. 06 Mar 1946.

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