Mayer, Joseph Peter
- Born: Aug 7, 1894, Russell, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, USA
- Marriage (1): Gebhart, Marie Katherine on Nov 28, 1918 in Charlesburg, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
- Marriage (2): Anhalt, Olive on Feb 15, 1958 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA
- Died: Sep 22, 1963, Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA at age 69
1917-1918 WW1 Draft
Joseph Mayer 22 born August 7, 1895 in Russell. Farmer at Charlestown, su pporting parents, single.
1920 US Census: Charlestown, Calumet Co., Wisconsin
Joseph P Mayer 25 born Wisconsin, Marie 21 born Wisconsin
He was living next door to brother Christian in this census
1930 US Census: Charlestown, Calumet Co., Wisconsin
Joseph P Mayer 35; Marie 31, Children: Rosemary 8; Armella 6; Joseph Jr. ( looks like 8/12) all born Wisconsin, Gilbert Cooper 25 hired hand
July 19, 1956 Sheboygan Press. Chilton;
A 60 year old Chilton housewife bled to death here Wednesday when a long k itchen knife she was carrying to the basement severed the main artery of h er neck as she accidently fell down the stairway. According to the repo rt of Dr. Everett Humke, deputy coroner for Calumet County, Mrs. Joseph Ma yer, of 220 Oak St. was believed to have been on her way to the baseme nt of her home to clean fish, caught only the day before by her husban d. Carryig the long blade in her hand, she either tripped on one of the l ower steps or fainted.
When Mayer arrived home about noon he found his wife lifeless on the basem ent floor with one foot on the bottom step. Dr. Humke said the knife h ad entered the side of her neck causing a hemmorhage as it severed a ma in artery. Mrs. Mayer was said to have been alone in the house at the tim e. The doctor, who said the woman had been dead about two hours when foun d, attributed death to the loss of blood.
Born in the Town of Brothertown, Calumet County, January 4, 1896, Mrs. Ma yer was the former Mary Gebhart, a daughter of the late Martin and Catheri ne Kern Gebhart. She was married to Mr. Mayer, November 28, 1918 at St. C harles Catholic Church, Charlesburg. Before moving to Chilton, the coup le had farmed in Charlestown.
Surviving, in addition to her husband, are two daughters, Mrs. John Yu le (Rosemary) Atlanta, Ga., and Mrs. George Whit Dodson (Armella) Memph is Tenn.; two sons, Joseph Jr. Madison, and Paul John U.S. Army, station ed in the State of Washington; and four grandchildren.
September 23, 1963 Sheboygan Press
Joseph P. Mayer 69 of 118 Oak St. Chilton died at 2:45pm Sunday at Calum et Memorial Hospital in Chilton. He had been in ill health the past ye ar and hospitalized one week. Born in Charlesburg August 7, 1894, he w as a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Mayer, and attended St. Charles Par ochial School. He farmed and was in the dairy business for 37 years. Fr om 1947 until his illness he was employed at the Chilton Cooperative Oil S ervice.
On November 28, 1918 he married Marie Gebhart at St. Charles Catholic Chu rch at Charlesburg. She died July 18, 1956. He married Mrs. Olive Anha lt Kersten on February 15, 1958 at St. Marys Catholic Church in Chilto n. She survives, along with two daughters, Mrs. John (Rosemary) Yule Minn eapolis, Mrs. George W (Armella) Dodson of Vienna, Va; two sons Joseph J r. of Green Bay, Paul J of Milwaukee; a step-daughter Mrs. Clayton Mill er of Chilton and 15 grandchildren.
Joseph married Marie Katherine Gebhart on Nov 28, 1918 in Charlesburg, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA. (Marie Katherine Gebhart was born on Jan 4, 1896 in Brothertown, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA and died on Jul 18, 1956 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA.)
Joseph next married Olive Anhalt on Feb 15, 1958 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA. (Olive Anhalt was born on Sep 21, 1896 in Plymouth, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA and died in Jun 1989 in Chilton, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA.)