Mayer, Christian J.
- Born: Nov 22, 1892, Russell, Trempealeau, Wisconsin, USA
- Marriage: Wick, Marie on Apr 15, 1918 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA
- Died: Dec 5, 1931, Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA at age 39
Another name for Christian was Mayer, Chris.
1917-1918 WWI Draft REgistration - Charlestown, Wisconsin
Christian Mayer 25 single born November 22, 1892 in Russell. Living in N ew Holstein, farmer in Charlestown. Support father & Mother, under docto rs care-sickly.
1920 US Census: Charlestown, Calumet Co., Wisconsin
Chris J Mayer 28 born Wisconsinn Marie 25 born Wisconsin
Imogene, daughter 4/12 born Wisconsin
Nickolous Mayer, uncle 60, single born Wisconsin
1930 Census: Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin-April 2
Christian J Mayer 38; Mary C 35; Charlotte I 9, Francis G 7, Robert H 4 3/ 12, Madonna R 2 3/12; Marion A 0/12; Mildred R 0/12
Mary E Lavey, nurse
Noted events in his life were:
• Family Event: Childhood Photo, Unknown.
• News: Death Notice, Dec 8, 1931, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. December 5, 1931
Sheboygan Press: Chris Mayer was found dead in a cow barn at his home. His body was badly cut and battered. In a hearing a jury decided he had been trampled to death by a cow.
• News: Inquest ordered, Dec 8, 1931, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. Sheboygan Press Tuesday 12-8-1931
Manitowoc county Authorities today were debating the advisability of ordering an inquest in the death of Christ Meyer, 40, Kiel farmer, found dead in his barn Saturday night.
Expert medical testimony of Dr. E. L Miloslavich, Milwaukee pathlogist, who performed an autopsy at Kiel Monday, strongly favored the theory that Meyer suffered a fit and was trampled by cows. The fact that five ribs were broken and his face battered, bruised and scratched tended to confirm this opinion. In addition, Dr. Miloslavich announced that the wounds in the head were of the same dimensions as the cows hoofs.
Sheriff Herman Carstens was unable to decide whether or not to hold an inquest. Although they have no tangible clues upon which to base their belief, county authorities still are inclined to consider the possibility of murder.
• News: Funeral, Dec 9, 1931, Sheboygan, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA. Sheboygan Press Wednesday 12-9-1931
Kiel: Still adhering to the theory that Christ Meyer, 40 year old Kiel farmer who was found dying in his barn Saturday night who may have been the victon of a premeditated attack, county authorities were continuing their investigation today.
Funeral services for Mr. Meyer were held this morning from the SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Rev. A. A. Roder, officiatin. A large number of friends and relatives attended the services and Burial was made in the Catholic cemetery near Kiel.
December 1931: Many Attend Meyer Rites
Services Held Wednesday From SS. Peter and Paul Church
The following relatives and friends attended the funeral of
Christ. Meyer last Wednesday morning at 9 o'clock at the SS.
Peter and Paul Catholic church: Mrs. Anton Adams, son Anton
and daughter Anna, and George Meyer of Green Bay; Mrs.
Burkhardt, Mrs. Kellenbenz and son Walter, John Platten, Mrs.
Peter Platten, and Joseph Schnettler of St. Nazianz; Mr. and
Mrs. Isidor Ellenbecker and John Mayer of Sheboygan; Mr. and
Mrs. Christian Mayer and son Ed, Mr. and Mrs. John Mayer, Mr.
and Mrs. Oscar Mayer, Mr. and Mrs. John Turba, Mr. and Mrs.
Henry Stemper, Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Gross, Mr. and Mrs. Ed.
Gross, Joseph Schmitz and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schmitz
and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Turba of St. Anna;
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mayer and daughter Antonia, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Williams, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kirch, Leo Williams, Mr.
and Mrs. Henry Depies, Mr. and Mrs. Leo Morgan, Mr. and Mrs.
Jacob Wick, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Walber, Mr. and Mrs. Clifford
Weber, and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mathes of New Holstein; Mr.
and Mrs. John Mayer, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph P. Mayer, Mr. and
Mrs. William Reddin, daughter Mabel Ann and son Roy, Miss
Louise Kocher, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bittner, Mrs. Mary Kocher,
Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Piper and John Piper of Chilton;
Mr. and Mrs. John Gebhardt, Mr. and Mrs. Bruckner, Joseph
Leitner, Peter Karls, Mr. and Mrs. George Pethan of
Charlesburg; Peter Williams of Kewaskum; Mr. and Mrs. Christ.
P. Mayer and son Henry of Milwaukee; Mrs. Gilbert Mirsberger
of Sheboygan; Louis Rach of Lynn; Miss Clara Rach of Two
Rivers; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Schmitz, and Mr. and Mrs. John
Breit of Hilhert; John Leitner and son and daughter of St.
John; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Goebel, Mrs. Mitchel Ziegler, Henry
Goebel, Jr., Mrs. Henry Cavanaugh, Mrs. William O'Brien,
and daughter Mary, and Mr. and Mrs. William Engel of
Fond du Lac.
Mr. and Mrs. George Wick and family of School Hill; Mr.
and Mrs. Ed. Wick of Glenbeulah; Mr. and Mrs. John Hubing,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Schueler of Decada. Pallbearers were: John
Mayer, Arthur Mayer, Oscar Mayer, Henry Rach, Leo Rach, and
Christian married Marie Wick on Apr 15, 1918 in Kiel, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA. (Marie Wick was born on Nov 11, 1893 in Saint Anna, Calumet, Wisconsin, USA and died on Jul 23, 1971 in Manitowoc, Manitowoc, Wisconsin, USA.)