New! 20 Page Booklet about Calumet County, Wisconsin on the shore of Lake Winnebago. Early days in Calumet County, WI, are recalled through in this meaty little booklet, filled with local history and brief biographies of prominent residents. The information comes from a rare 1881 book, entitled History of Northern Wisconsin. The booklet is printed single sided on 60 pound 8 1/2" x 11" opaque paper. The front cover is a parchtex card stock, protected with a vinyl sheet. We've included an enlarged segment of a map from the original book that includes Calumet County, and two other maps of historic interest. Communities currently listed for this area by the National Association of Counties include:Appleton (part), Brillion, Brothertown, Charlestown, Chilton (County Seat), Forest Junction, Harrison, Hilbert, Kiel (part), Menasha (part), New Holstein, Potter, Rantoul, Salvatorian Center, Sherwood, Stockbridge and Woodville (Some of these communities are not mentioned in the booklet. Towns that are mentioned in the booklet but which aren't on the list: Hayton, Clifton) Among the many subjects included are: Formation of the county; physical features, agriculture and cheese; the county's"pipe of peace" name; Nomadic Indian Visitors; Indians Settlers at Brothertown and Stockbridge; several early murders; Indians seek US citizenship; Early officials; Contest for County Seat; Calumet County in the Civil War; Wisconsin Central Railroad Company; the Indian Scare of 1862; Chilton -- Schools, Newspapers, Churches, Hotels, Manufacturing Intersts, etc.; Immigrants from Hamburg, Germany, settle in New Holstein; the small towns of Clifton, New Holstein, Sherwood, Brillion, Hilbert Junction, Hayton, Gravesville ; and other bits of history and trivia. The booklet also includes a nice hand-drawn illustration of Chilton. Attention Genealogists: This booklet contains biographies of many county residents of the late 1800s. Some of these are brief, but others include family members, affiliations, war records, and business activities, in the course of which they often shed light on area businesses, churches, professions and institutions, and on news events. Those listed are: H.F. Bagley, George Baldwin, Philip Becker, Joseph Bersch, George D. Breed, C.G. Cone, William Dorschel, F. Joseph Egerer, Julius Feind, Thomas Flatley, Martin Forkin, P.A. Gallet, L.D. Geisse, James Goding, Stephen Healy, Oliver Hebert, John P. Hume, Jacob Keller, J.D. Kerker, Charles Koinke, Dr. David LaCounte, Daniel Lynch, Thomas Lynch, J.E. Luce, J.O. Luce, James W. McCabe, J.E. McMullen, Charles Menig, Walter Miles, Egidius Nellessen, Stewart Newell, Alfred A. Nugent, J. Paulus, Frank Robinson, Henry Rollmann, George Schlever, J.S. Smith, G.F. Stow, August C. Ackermann, Otto Arens, Barbara Bolz, Charles F. Dumke, H.J. Fleischer, J.H. Freeze, William Greverus, Henry Hayssen, Gustav Hoberg, C.H. Holst, H.A. Lauson, Ferd. Luthge, William Milhaupt, A. Moeller, Claus Oesau, August Paulsen, Rudolph Puchner, P. August Schleyer, H. Severin, Jacob Severin, Claus Thiessen, Henry Timmer, John Voelker, J.L. Barber, C.N. Hunter, Lillian Potter, Julius Puchner, Edward Deans, J.A. Graves, P.J. Kroehnke, Charles Luther, C.H. Oakley, George Oram, John Benhnke Jr., O.D. Bishop, George Dorn, Henry Federwitz, Richard Gage, Moritz Von Geyso, Andrew Gilsdorf, J. Kunkel, Claus Menke, A. Olander, Theodore Orphal, Charles Pflugradt, John Pflugradt, O.R. Potter, J.F. Schetter, J. Schrowen, Ferd Ullrich, Henry Welker, George M. Beach, Charles Bruss, Edward Daskam, N.A. Harris, John Hoff, J. Hunt, D.V. Jones, N. Knauf, G.A. Lindow, I. McComb, R.H. McMullen, William V. McMullen, Charles Tesch, Mathias Thomsen, Peter Werner, L.A. Williams, F.A. Bailey, W.R. Bishop, H. Mueller and Bro., Stephen Nicolai, Herman Steffen, B.F. Carter, H.B. Nugent, Dr. J.E. Garrey, Louis Ganther, J.A. Howey, Dr. A.F. Hunter, Mathias Johnson, J.M. Merrill, Capt. R.J. Needham, C.W. Thurston, J.H. Haight, A.T. LaGrange, George G. Phillips, Milton Sprague, Mathias Brown.