Bio: Heath, Herbert H. & Kate Funk
Contact: Stan

----Source: Local History Records

Surnames: Balch, Funk, Heath, Smith


                Herbert H. Heath


Herbert H. Heath was born at New Lisbon, Wis., in 1857, started working at an early age, on his parent's  farm and clerking in his brother Jeff's store.  At age 18, he went into the lumber and grain business for himself at Wonewoc, Wis., where he continued for four years, then selling out. Leaving Wonewoc, he went to Mauston, where he became secretary - treasurer for Mauston Milling Co., for three years.


Heath traveled to York City as representative of Geo. Clark & Co. of Chicago, manufacturers of gas and gasoline stoves for two years. He came to Neillsville to build the Badger State and Telegraph System, which was in the fall of 1896. He developed it into a corporation, operating it until July 1901, selling his interests to W. B. Smith. In February, 1903, the Balch & Heath Co. was incorporated, a general store in Neillsville.


Marriage Record


BioM: Funk, Kate (1881)

Groom: Herbert H. Heath
Event Type Marriage
Event Date 16 Feb 1881
Event Place Wonewoc, Juneau, Wisconsin, United States
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace New Lisbon, Juneau, Wis.
Father's Name Eli E. Heath
Mother's Name Amanda M. Heath
Bride Kate Funk
Spouse's Gender Female
Spouse's Race White
Spouse's Father's Name Adam Funk
Spouse's Mother's Name Elizabeth Funk



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