August R. (1848 - 1927)
Surnames: EISBERNER SPERVESLAGE WHITE SMITH GILLERAN
----Sources: HUMBIRD ENTERPRISE (Humbird, Clark County, Wis.) 12/17/1927
Eisberner, August R. (25 AUG 1848 - 5 DEC 1927)
August Reinhard Eisberner was born August 25, 1848, in the village of Geisen Kreis Dambur, in the province of Pommern Preusen, Germany. He emigrated to America in 1872, landing at Baltimore on Dec. 23rd. From there he journeyed to Milwaukee, and then to Dodge County. He was married at Woodland, in that county, to Miss Katharina Sperveslage, on Nov. 9, 1876. Their home was in that vicinity until 1880, when they settled on the farm in the town of Cleveland (Jackson Co., Wis.).
The union was blessed with eight children, one of whom died in infancy. Mr. Eisberner was bereft of his wife on July 12, 1912. Until this time the subject of this sketch made his home on the farm, excepting a few years spent on a homestead near Ismay, Mont. On June 3, 1915, he was again unit in marriage, with Mrs. Alvina White of Milwaukee, at Wausau. Their home was made in this village (Humbird, Clark Co., Wis.).
Mr. Eisberner has been in failing health for the past several months, but was not confined to his bed. On Monday of last week, he was stricken, and passed to the Great Beyond, Dec. 5, 1927, at the advanced age of 79 years, 3 months and 10 days. Deceased is survived by his wife; five sons, Arthur of Milwaukee, William of Cudahy, Frank of Marshfield, Edward on the home farm in Cleveland, and Alfred of this village; and two daughters, Mrs. Jennie Smith of Fairchild, and Mrs. Emma Gilleran of Gilman Ranch, Mont. During his residence of forty-seven years in this vicinity, Mr. Eisberner had made many friends. His was a pleasant, genial nature, and all who knew him mourn with the relatives in his death.
The funeral services were held on Thrusday afternoon of last week at the M.E. Church, Rev. L.L. Litchfield officiating. Burial was made in Mentor Cemetery.
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