Calumet County, Wisconsin Genealogy & History

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Information about John Carl Neuber, born July 13, 1824 in Prussia & died August 23, 1905 in Calumet Co., Wisconsin:

Carl Neuber, the son of Joseph and Johanna Neuber, was born the 13th of July 1824 in Prussia, exact town unkonwn. His parents names and those of his wife, Agnes Krautelt, (George and Josephine) were shown on the death certificates. According to family records, Agnes was born in Deutsch Kamitz near Lindewiese, which is in Silesia (Schlesien), now in Poland.

In the spring of 1857, C. Neuber, age 32 and A. Kraudel, age 22 left Prussia and came to America, leaving from the port of Bremen on the Bark Kosmos. Whether the two left from the same origin is not certain, but they landed together in New York on June 22, 1857. This correponds with the 1900 Stockbridge township census data which states that the Neubers came in 1857 and the ages are correct. Carl's obituary for August 23, 1905 also gives the year as 1857 A Ludwig boy, age 14, was with them, first initial only of the given name on the passenger list and wsa not clear, could be A. for Albert.

The immigrants came directly to Kloten, Stockbridge township, Calumet County, Wisconsin and took up farming. Agnes is a sister of Mary Krautelt, the wife of Joseph Schwobe.

Carl Nuber took out a Declaration of Intention to be a citizen on May 26, 1865. The record is at the county clerk's office in the Chilton Court House. The name is sometimes spelled Nyber.

In the Times Journal of May 15, 1869 appeared this article: One day last week Carl Neuber had large amounts of hay and grain destroyed by fire. He was insured with the Doge County Insurance Company, and their agent, N.P. Crimps paid the loss in then days, where the company had the option of 60 days time to pay the claim.

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