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Milwaukee, WI newspaper of April 29, 1888 mentions many residents

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Milwaukee, WI newspaper of April 29, 1888 mentions many residents

Posted: 11 Oct 2004 5:55PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Yenowine, Whaling, Barber, Brennan, Pabst, Mix, Voss, Russell, Schroeder, Merrill, Mann, Camp, Feiler, Wetzler, Eisen, Van Valkenburg, Valentine, Thomas, Rommeiss, Hearding, Stilwell, Wood, Frisch, Baker, Hodges, Maxon, Hute, Leslie, Wilson, & others
(The following information about Wisconsin residents, apparently of the Milwaukee area, has been abstracted from a single page of Yenowine's Sunday News, published at Milwaukee, Wisconsin by George H. Yenowine on April 29, 1888.

A Wisconsin ancestor carefully kept the newspaper page preserved in a scrapbook. Since this information may otherwise be unavailable to other researchers with Wisconsin roots, here is a partial transcription.)

"The family of J. P. Whaling are visiting in St. Paul.
Mrs. James Barber spent part of the week in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Brennan have removed to St. Paul.
Capt. Fred Pabst has been in New York for the past week.
F. E. Mix and family will remove to Minneapolis next week.
Mr. and Mrs. A. Voss have returned from their wedding trip.
Geo. H. Russell and his mother have gone East for a month's stay.
Mrs. H. Schroeder left Thursday for Kansas City, to visit friends.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Merrill have returned from a winter's stay in California.
Mrs. Henry Mann has removed from Fourteenth Street to 271 Twenty-fourth.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Camp will return tomorrow from a visit in New York.
Mr. and Mrs. George B. Feiler, of New York, are visiting friends in the city.
Mrs. Louis Wetzler, of Ashland, is visiting Mrs. Arnold Eisen and other friends.
F. B. Van Valkenburg has returned from an absence of two weeks in the East.
Mrs. H. A. Valentine, Cass Street, has returned from an extended western trip.
Mr. and Mrs. David Thomas, of Marshall Street, will reside at Wauwatosa during the summer.
Miss Annie Rommeiss, of Chicago, was the guest last week of Mrs. W. H. Hearding, Cass Street.
Mrs. W. M. Stilwell, of Selina, D.T., is visiting her daughter, Mrs. Joseph Wood, 119 Fourth Street.
Mrs. and Mrs. J. P. Frisch will sail from New York for Europe on Tuesday, to be gone about six months.
Mrs. Baker, Cedar Street, has returned from a visit with relatives and friends in Manistee, Mich.
Mrs. L. F. Hodges gave a dinner party on Friday of last week in honor of Mrs. Glenway Maxon, of Wauwatosa.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Hute, of Aberdeen, Dak., have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Alex. Leslie, Seventeenth Street.
Miss Emma Wilson, Sycamore Street, was given a surprise progressive euchre Thursday evening, by a number of young people.
Mrs. L. N. Carr, Tenth Street, gave a party last evening, in honor of the birthday of her daughter Edith, attended by about fourty children.
Wm. L. Stone, car service agent of the St. Paul Road, has removed from 119 Eighth Street to the corner of Cedar and Seventeenth Streets.
Mrs. H. N. Smith, Miss Laura Smith and Miss Helen Boynton, who have been in California since last November, are expected home in a few weeks.
Mrs. P.H. Smith and daughters, Misses Mattie and Lucia, of Plymouth, who have been in Florida since last fall, spent part of the week in the city, on their way home.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Toser and Miss Adele Toser, Mr. and Mrs. John Nees, Mr. and Mrs. W. Steinmeyer, Mrs. Bercher and son, sailed for Europe on Wednesday....
A wedding will take place in Washington to-morrow, of interest to Wisconsin people. The contracting parties are Miss Rachel Field, daughter of Gen. John C. Starkweather, and Dr. H. V. Windemann. The ceremony will be performed at the Church of the Incarnation, at 5 p.m.
An entertainment will be given at College Hall next week for the benefit of St. John's Home. It is also contemplated by the ladies interested in the Home to give an entertainment or lawn fete in June. Mrs. Washington Becker has tendered the use of the grounds adjoining her residence on Grand Avenue, should the latter be decided upon.
Mrs. Alton Streeter, 218 Twenty-Fourth Street, gave a pink tea on Tuesday afternoon to a large number of her lady friends. Mrs. Streeter was assisted by her sister, Mrs. Cornes, also by her cousin and guest, Mrs. Burton, of La Crosse. Refreshments were served by Miss Blanche Streeter, assisted by Miss Mary Ellsworth, Miss Edith Ellsworth, and Miss Helen Burton. The occasion was...."
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