Calumet County, Wisconsin Genealogy & History

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Antone Schafer
1881 History of Northern Wisconsin
Chicago: The Western Historical Company
A.T. Andreas, Proprietor (grammar as is)
Pg. 575

Antone Schafer, hotel, Spencer. Born in Germany, March 14, 1855. Came with his parents to Hartford, Washington Co., where he stayed until he was thirteen years of age, when he learned his trade, that of shoe making. He then went to Calumet County, where he worked on a farm, and going to Sherwood (Clark County), worked at his trade; then to Marshfield, where he opened a shop with $35, to begin with, and when he sold out five years afterward, he had $1,750. He then came to Spencer, and bought the Brock House. In 1878, he married Miss Carrie Schmidt, of Marshfield. They have one child, born Oct. 24, 1879. Mr. Schafer and wife belong to the Catholic Church.

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