Neverman, William (b. 4 JUN 1834)

Contact: Marcia
Email: Sunshine19@charter.net

Neverman, William (b. 4 JUN 1834)

Surnames: NEVERMAN JONES

WILLIAM NEVERMAN, brewer, Neillsville was born in Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Germany, June 4, 1834 arrived in Quebec in 1854, came to Milwaukee, going to work on a farm, learned ship-building of James Jones in 1856, starting as a deck hand from Galena, Ill., on a steamboat for St. Louis Mo. In 1857, he arrived in Neillsville, when he worked as house-carpenter till 1861. He enlisted in Co. F, 14th Wis. V., as corporal. In 1862, he was reduced to the ranks, and although offered promotion again, would not accept. Served time out Dec. 10, re-enlisted in the Veterans, and was promoted from second to first Sargeant, December, 1864, and to second Lieutenant, July 12, 1865. When he came home, he commenced the carpenter's trade, which he carried on till 1870. In 1869, he built the brewery and brews about 500 or so barrels a year. Married November 30, 1865 to Miss Sophia Sontag, of Jefferson County. They have seven children- Mary, Carl, Otto B., Dave, Rudolph G., Alma, and Edna. He belongs to the Sons of Hermann and the Foresters. He has been on the Board of Supervisors.

----Source: 1881 History of Clark Co., WI

 

 


© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.

 

Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.

 

Become a Clark County History Buff

 

Report Broken Links

A site created and maintained by the Clark County History Buffs
and supported by your generous donations.

 

Webmasters: Leon Konieczny, Tanya Paschke,

Janet & Stan Schwarze, James W. Sternitzky,

Crystal Wendt & Al Wessel

 

CLARK CO. WI HISTORY HOME PAGE