[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]

Oelke news clippings, 1860's & 1870's


Posted By: Judy Moyna (email)
Date: 1/18/2011 at 17:36:21

-23 Apr 1860 - A Serenade - The Germania Brass Band of this place complimented the editor of this paper with a Serenade on Tues. evening. That we were pleasantly surprised, and that we felt ourselves high complimented, may have been observed by those present, when we attempted to stammer out a few words of thanks. Words failed to express our feelings. We again tender them our thanks, and our good wishes for their prosperity, that they may win all the laurels which their art can bestow on mortals. The band now consists of eight persons, of which Prof. Wm. Hill is the leader. The names of the other gentlemen who compose the Band are A. Dietrich, D. Fritz, J. H. Kuenzel, A. Tangeman, F. Schoellerman, M. Hagensick, and Daniel E. Meyer. The instruments now owned by the company are valued at $160., they are all new and kept handsomely. The band has not been organized more than two months, and yet they are competent to play for Balls and parties very near as well as those that have been organized for years. This is doing well. We don’t think any town in the State can boast of the like.
-20 Sept 1866 Elkader: Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors, 3 Sept 1866 (#126) William Oelke and others...of road #405, Farmersburg, vacated by consent of parties interested.
-15 Apr 1874 Catharine Andresen started work at $4 per month. From the Record book of Benjamin Sackett, farmer near Garanvillo.
-19 Aug 1874 ... the following entitled to seats at the convention...Garnavillo, Henry Oelke
-30 Dec 1874 Marriage license–August Oelke and Amelia Kregel, 28 Nov 1874
-21 Apr 1875 R. E. Transfer J. C. Russell to Scholerman & Hinsh, Lot 2 & 3, blk 9, Windsor $100 (Town of Windsor later known as Farmersburg)
-Jan 1876 Marriage licenses issued Dec. 1875 -Fred Schollerman and Julia Kuenzel 14 Dec 1874
-16 Feb 1876 From Farmersburg...Schellerman & Hinch, wagon makers, seem to be quite busy, as they have turned out quite a number of wagons lately.
-16 Feb 1876 Wm Oelke et al to Carl Muller SW NE NW & W 1/2 NW NE SW 17 93 4, $200.25
-12 Apr 1876 Proceedings of the Board of Supervisors April Term 1876...Claims paid...Wm Oelke, witness $3.50
-13 May 1876 F. W. Schoellerman to Chas. Hinsch und 1/2 lot 5, blk 7, Windsor, $300 (Real Estate Transfer)
-14 June 1876 ...Wm Oelke, witness, $9.60 cont..
-7 July 1876 Charles Hinsch and Emilie Bothmer, marriage license 14 July 1875
-Aug 1877 Old Settlers: ...those attending reunion...Wm Oelke, Wm H. Oelke...
-7 Nov 1877 A.O.U.W....organized a lodge of United Workman at Garnavillo. The following gentlemen were duly installed as officers...Henry Oelke, receiver...
-14 Nov 1877 Farmersburg Locals: Schellerman & Hinsh are still manufacturing wagons,
sleighs, etc., and do a general repair.
-31 Jan 1878 Clayton Center Notes: The Center is considerable of a business point...During the week...William Oelke (and others) were welcome visitors to the berg.
-25 Apr 1878 And now William Oelke, Farmersburg, is exceedingly happy over additional family responsibilities. It is a pretty little girl, the usual weight. (Adele Dorothea Elizabeth Oelke Cousins)
-19 June 1878 Celebrate the 4th of July 1878...Officers of the Day...Vice presidents–Henry Oelke, Garnavillo...
-7 Aug 1878 Miss Anna Oelke of Garnavillo made us a pleasant call (Elkader) during the
-4 Sept 1879 Democratic County Convention...Delegates....Wm. H. Oelke, Garnavillo, ...Wm. Oelke, Garnavillo, ...
~clipped from issues of the Clayton County Journal, The Elkader Register, and the Clayton County Register by Judy Moyna


Clayton Documents maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen


Post Response

Your Name:
E-Mail Address:
One Genealogy Document per submission please!
Please include the source of the Document. Thank you!

If you'd like to include a link to another page with your message,
please provide both the URL address and the title of the page:

Optional Link URL:
Optional Link Title:

If you'd like e-mail notification of responses, please check this box:

Verification Test: Please type the two letters
before submission   (helps stop automated spam):  



[ Post Response ] [ Return to Index ] [ Read Prev Msg ] [ Read Next Msg ]