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Obituary - Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 11-15-1902

Augustine D. Nash one of the pioneer residents of Fond du Lac county, died at his late residence in the town of Lamartine Thursday evening, November 13, aged 80 years. The deceased was born in Summit County, Ohio in 1822 and on December 19, 1850 was married to Miss Mary Meridith at that place. Mr. and Mrs. Nash emigrated to Wisconsin a year later and settled in the Town of Forest on a farm which he had bought on a visit here in 1846. In 1867 he sold his property in Forest and bought a farm
in the Town of Lamartine, which has since been his home. In February, 1865 he enlisted in Co. H 14th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry under Col. Ward and was sent to Mobile, his company being mustered out at that place in November of that year. Mr. Nash was a member of Edwin A. Brown Post G.A.R. and had served his town as school clerk, also as town chairman and member of the county board. Mr. Nash is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Thomas Orchard of the Town of Lamartine and Mrs. J.H. Quick of this city. The funeral will be held from the residence of Mrs. C.S. Mash, of the Town of Lamartine, tomorrowafternoon at 2 o'clock, Rev. H.A. Tuttle officiating. The members of Edwin A. Brown Post G.A.R. of this city will attend in a body, a bus leaving the new hall at the corner of Main and Fourth streets at 10:30 tomorrow morning. The members of the G.A.R. will meet at their hall this evening to arrange for the funeral. Funeral Rites - Dated: 11-17-1902 The funeral of the late Augustine D. Nash was held from the residence of Mrs. C.S. Nash in the town of Lamartine Sunday afternoon, at 2 o'clock
and was attended by a large concurse of friends. The services at the house were conducted by the Rev. C.A. Tuttle and at the cemetery by the Edwin A. Brown Post G.A.R. of which the deceased was a member. The floral tribute was large and included a pillow inscribed "Father" from two daughters, roses from Mrs. AF. Quick, chrysanthemus from the grandchildren and a wreath from the G.A.R. The pallbearers were H. Wenster, S. Monroe, E. Hale and W.W. Pike. Internment at the Lamartine Cemetery.


Obituary - Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 1-6-1940

Well-known Church, Club Worker Expires At Home Of Sister
Miss Emma K. Nast, 70, for many years active in church and club circles of the city, died this morning at the home of Dr. and Mrs. Henry C. Werner, herbrother-in-law and sister, 19 Woods place, after two-months illness. Born October 27, 1869 in Eden, daughter of Julius and Conagunda Nast, Miss Nast was a member of one of Fond du Lac's early families. For many years the family home was at 130 Fifth Street. Miss Nast was a charter member of the Unter Uns, the Fond du Lac Federated Woman's club and of the Women's Society and the International League of the First Presbyterian church. Surviving are six sisters, Mrs. Chet Goff of Waukesha, Mrs. Caroline Dieman, Mrs. Herman Thiel, Mrs. Werner, Mrs. George McIntosh and Mrs. Leo N. Richter of this city, 14 nieces and six nephews. The body is lying in state at the Zacherl funeral home, where funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday and at 2:30 p.m. from the First Presbyterian church, the Rev. Charles T. Damp, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Rienzi cemetery. The casket will not be opened at the church.


Obituary - Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 4-13-1956

Mrs. Frieda Niedermair, Mayville, died today at her home. She was born September 19, 1883, in Germany the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Scheffner. She lived in Mayville the last 37 years. On January 7, 1904, she married Sebastian Niedermair, who died in 1946. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Earl Harrison, Mayville; two sons, Alphons of Mayville, and George of Horicon; four brothers, Fred of Wauwatosa and Carl, William and Alfred of Milwaukee; two sisters, Mrs. Hiram Bond of this city and Mrs. Arthur Schultz of Milwaukee; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. The body of Mrs. Niedermair will lie in state after noon Sunday at the Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Oliver P. Zinnen officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Mayville.


Obituary - Commonwealth Reporter - Dated March 13, 1939 - submitted by Virginia Peter


 Mrs. Margaret Fritz Neis Expires at Home After Brief Illness

 Mrs. Margaret Fritz Neis, 75, wife of John Neis died at 4:30 a.m. today at her home, 228, Fifth Street, after a brief illness. Born August 23, 1863, in the Town of Forest, she had always resided in the county. She was married 53 years ago to Mr. Neis. Surviving are her widower, several daughters, Mrs. Julia Loehr of North Fond du Lac, Miss Anna Neis, Mrs. Della Gauthier, Mrs. Olive Franzen and Mrs. Crescentia Wesa of Chicago, Miss Emily Neis of his city and Mrs. Leona Falk of Cascade, three sons, Joseph and John of Chicago and Norbert of this city , 19 grandchildren, three sisters, Mrs. E. Nelson, Mrs. E. Lindner and Mrs. J. Clark of Chicago and three brothers, Jacob Fritz of Woodhull, Conrad Fritz of this city and August Fritz of Greenbush. Mrs. Neis was a member of the Third Order of St. Francis at St. Mary's Church. Funeral services will be held at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday from Hardgrove and Gordon funeral home and at 9 a.m. from St. Mary's church. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Mt.Calvary.


Obituary - Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated February 24, 1969 submitted by Virginia Peter


 Joseph Nett of St. Peter Dies at 64

 Joseph B. Nett, 64, a resident of St. Peter, died at 3:30 a.m. Sunday at his home. He was born February 3, 1905, in St. Peter, a son of Frank and Elizabeth Schneider Nett. He married Constance Hermanns on September 30, 1930. Mr. Nett attended St. Norbert College and was a member of St. Norbert's Alumni Association. He was associated with the Frank Nett Co., of Peebles, until he retired in 1964. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church, the Holy Name Society and the Third Order of St. Francis. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 664. Surviving are his widow; one son, William; five daughters, Mrs. Val Eppli of St. Peter, Sister Theresa, O.S.F., of St. Alberts Convent, Milwaukee, Sister Dorothy, O.S.F. of St. Lawrence Convent, Hartford, and Joann and Helen at home; 14 grandchildren; and one sister, Sister Alexia, O.S.F., of Our Lady of Sorrows Convent, Milwaukee. He was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Zacherl Funeral Home and at 11 a.m. at St. Peter's Catholic Church with Rev. Mel Hermanns, O.F.M. Cap., a nephew, officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


Compiled from St. Matthew Parish Records; St. Matthew Cemetery Records; St. Matthew's Tombstone Inscriptions; various biographies of Fond du Lac County; 1850, 1860, and 1870 census records of Fond du Lac County townships of Ashford, Auburn, Eden and Osceola .

NOLL, JOHN married Anna Einig, and they were the parents of: Peter, born 8 Aug and bapt 23 Aug 1868 Catherine, born 19 May and bapt 21 May 1870


Taken from "History of the St. Croix Valley", published in 1909

NOLL, JOHN, ( Civil War) was born in Germany, April 24, 1835. He was educated at the place of his birth, and in 1861 came to the United States, settling in Fond du Lac county, Wisconsin, where he purchased thirty acres of land, lived until 1864, when he enlisted in Company H, Thirty-fifth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, and served to the close of the war. He took part in many of the important battles, and was discharged at Brownsville, Texas, in 1866, returning to his home in Wisconsin. In 1872 he sold his farm in Fond du Lac county, and removed to Pierce county, Wisconsin, settling in Harland township on eighty acres which he had bought. Here he lived until 1903, when he sold his farm and is now leading a retired life at Ellsworth, Wis. He is a member of the G. A. R. post of Ellsworth, and the German Catholic Church. He votes the Republican ticket. He was wedded in Germany to Anna Einig February 5, 1861, and they have had ten children, six of whom are still living, to wit: Peter is deceased. Clara is the wife of William Schiefer, of Chicago. They have three children, Anna, Raymond and William. Peter resides in Minnesota. He married Rose Lamond, and four children have been the issue of this union, Richard, William, Edmund and Irene. Rose is deceased. Katherine married Richard Flinn, of Chicago, and they have one child, William. Mary married William Meyer. She died and left three children, John, Margaret and Helen. Joseph is deceased. Elizabeth is the wife of Henry Brenner. They have five children, Leona, Agnes, Helen, Arthur, and Francis. John married Theresa Conroy. By this union three children have been born Theresa, Agnes, and Rosella. Karoline is the wife of Anton Daniels, of Chicago. They have one child, Eleanora.


Obituary - Fond du Lac Commonwealth Reporter - Dated: 7-10-1950

Charles E. Norman, 54, Dies In St. Agnes Hospital; Burial In Rienzi
Charles E. Norman, 54, of 354 West Ninth Street, a veteran of World War I, died at 7:50 p.m. Sunday at ST. Agnes Hospital after having been ill for several years. Born June 14, 1896, in this city, a son of Peter and Margaret Neary Norman, he was married July 14, 1946, to Wilma E. Rodgers. Mr. Norman served in the medical corps during the war. Surviving are his widow, two aunts and an uncle, Miss E. Neary and Mrs. Francis Drummond, city, and James Neary, Chicago. The body is in state at the Candlish Chapel, where services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday by Roy Lausman, assistant at the Church of Peace. Burial will be in Rienzi Cemetery.