Bio: Seeger, William

Contact: Janet Schwarze


Surnames: Seeger, Knoublack


----Source: 1881 History of Northern Wisconsin, page 1030


Biographical Sketch of William Seeger

WILLIAM SEEGER, livery stable. Medford, was born in Tonawanda, Erie Co., N. Y., March 7, 1842. He went with his parents to Sheboygan County in 1855, where they settled on a farm, in the town of Lina; in 1857, he went to Manitowoc, and learned the butcher’s trade. He enlisted, in 1861, in the 4th Wisconsin Cavalry, Co. C, and served till 4TH, when he re-enlisted, and was wounded at the battle of Morgana; was on the gunboat. Albatross, for six weeks, and returning to his regiment, on the 17thof November,1864,wastaken prisoner, but was paroled; went to Vicksburg an 1 thin home, on sick furlough; was mustered out, at Madison, Wis.; returned to Sheboygan, and resumed his trade. In 1867, he married Miss Amelia Knoublack, of Sheboygan. On Nov. 15, 1874, he came to Medford and opened a butcher-shop, then kept the Central House, and finally began his present business. He has a branch at Spencer, Marathon Co. He was the first German settler in Taylor Co. They have three children—Artie, Lewis and William. He belongs to the United Workmen and the Odd Fellows; has been Supervisor and Deputy Sheriff.



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