Klopf, Henry W. (captain) & Emma R. Dixson

Bio: Klopf, Henry W. (captain) & Emma R. Dixson
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----Source: Local Clark Co., Wis. History Books

Surnames: Milbrath, Dixson, Klopf, Meyers


    Captain Henry W. Klopf


Capt. Henry W. Klopf, was born in 1856 in Brooklyn, N. Y. At an early age he left the East, settling in Sheboygan where he learned the trade and was in the jewelry business. In the next few years, he was in St. Paul, and from there came to Neillsville for a visit. Leaving Neillsville, he started a business at Owatonna, Minn. In 1877, he left, coming to Neillsville to start a jewelry business.


Klopf enlisted in Co. A., 3rd Infantry, April 1885 and was commissioned First Lieutenant in 1891.  He transferred after five years in that rank to first Lieutenant for the 3rd Regiment and after serving two and a half years went to the Spanish-American war.  After that service, he was recommissioned to adjutant, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Infantry.  He was made captain of Company A in 1902.


Service Record, War with Spain, 1898




Marriage Record


BioM: Dixson, Emma (1878)


Groom: Henry Klopf
Event Place Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, United States
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace New York
Father's Name Fred Klopf
Mother's Name Paulina Klopf
Bride: Emma Dixson
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Race White
Spouse's Father's Name Daniel Dixson
Spouse's Mother's Name Ann Dixson


Neillsville, Clark, Wisconsin, Wisconsin State Census, 1905

Henry W Klopf, Age 49y (Abt 1856)
Birthplace New York
Relationship to Head of Household (Original Language) Lodger
Race White, Gender Male
Marital Status Divorced
Parent 1 Birthplace Germany
Parent 2 Birthplace Germany
Henry Myers Head M 68y New York
Mary C Myers Wife F 55y Wisconsin
Marian Myers Daughter F 17y Wisconsin
Henry W Klopf Lodger M 49y New York
David G Milbrath Lodger M 25y Wisconsin



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