Louis & Anna Arbs

Greenwood, Clark Co., Wisconsin

Contributed by Crystal Wendt and Janet Schwarze.

 

Louis Arbs in 1937

 

Louis and Anna Arbs belonged to the Zion Reformed Church where she was a member of the Ladies' Aid and the Sunshine Tea Committee.

 

In 1917, Louis Arbs sold a land contract to Ed Buker (Vol. 15 Misc., pg. 161).

 

Louis Arbs belonged to the prestigious Greenwood Commercial Club and was a committee member for the Banquet held in honor of the unveiling of the Peace Monument given to the city by Ernest Durig in 1937.  He was also one of the area residents who had a bust made by the artist (above right).

 

Research

 

1910 Census Illinois, Cook County, Chicago Ward 33

[Index as Arbs, Lovis]

 

Arbs, Louis (head) born 1882 age 28, married 1 time for 2 years, born Denmark, occupation molder, Foundry, immigration year 19??

Arbs, Anna (wife) born 1881, age 29, married 1 time for 2 years, no kids born, born Switzerland, immigration year 19??

 

1920 Census Wisconsin, Clark County, Greenwood

 

Arbs, Louis H. (head) born 1882, age 39, immigration year 1901, birth place Denmark, father & mother birth place Denmark, occupation Garage-man; Own Garage

Arbs, Anny (wife) born 1881, age 39, immigration year 1901, birth place Switzerland, father & mother birth place Denmark

Arbs, Louis A. (son) born 1918, age 1, birth place Wisconsin

Rieser [Ryser], Amy (roomer) born 1882, age 38, immigration year 1913, birth place Switzerland, father & mother birth place Denmark   

 

 

1930 Census Wisconsin, Clark County, Greenwood

 

Arbs, Louis (head) age 48, birth place Denmark, immigration year 1901, occupation mechanic, garage

Arbs, Anny (wife) born 1881, age 49, birth place Switzerland, immigration year 1901  

Arbs, Louis Jr. (son) born 1918, age 12, birth place Wisconsin

Kokaly, Edna (boarder) born 1914, age 16, birth place Utah, father & mother birth place Jugoslavia    

 

Social Security Data

 

Louis A. Arbs

Born 30 Jan. 1918

Died 14 Oct. 1998

SS# 398-03-3407

Last Residence: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis.

 

We believe Mrs. Arbs name was Lenore C. Arbs born 15 Sept. 1921

 

We also believe that Anne Arbs had died in Dunn County, Wisconsin on 20 March 1960, at the age of 79.

 

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Sources

Greenwood Gleaner Clips found in Greenwood Library Scrapbook

Census Records

 

 


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