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(BG - Burlington Gazette, 5/14/1859 - 12/11/1860; F - Free Press, 2/22/1881 - 5/24/1955; S - Standard, Standard Democrat, or Standard Press, 10/14/1863 - present; PNA - Pictorial News-Advertiser, 10/11/1965 - 2/27/1967; EI - Elkhorn Independent; HL - Hi-Liter; RA - Racine Advocate; RTC - Racine Times-Call; WSJ - Wisconsin State Journal)
Dec. 27, 1835 F 11/16/1898 - On Dec. 27, 1835, Moses Smith, William Whiting, B. C. Pierce / Perce and Lemuel Smith built a shanty in grove in river bend on east side of Fox river. They cut a large white oak tree near where malt house now stands, built a rude log hut on present farm of David Bushnell, spent 3 days prospecting and surveying on both sides of the river, and finally constructed a cabin on the west side.
1836 F 11/16/1898 - In January 1836 Enoch D. Woodbridge built the body of a log house on the east side, which afterwards formed part of the tavern kept by Ruel Nims. In February 1836 Nathan H. Darling made a claim for Nelson R. Norton on what is known as the Rooker farm. In April 1836 Moses Smith took up his residence in a shanty on the west side of the river and in May built a log house near where the Ayers mill is situated. In the latter part of May, James Nelson built a log house and blacksmith shop near what is now the south end of Durgin's bridge. In June B. C. Pierce / Perce erected a building for a store, which was recently standing on the bank of the mill pond just outside the old fair grounds.
April 1836 Moses Smith built shanty where Burlington Feed company now stands. (F 6/6/1929 - Paper prepared by Elizabeth Wilson for Historical Society.)
May 1836 Moses Smith is credited with having built the first house within what was, in 1916, the city limits. He located his claim on the west side of the Fox River and, in May 1836, built a log house, having passed the winter in a hastily constructed shanty on the east side in company with William Whiting, B. C. Perce, and Lemuel Smith. ("Racine, Belle City of the Lakes, and Racine County," vol. I, 1916, p. 158.)
1836 F 8/15/06, L. O. Whitman reminiscence - Moses Smith built the first log house in Burlington in 1836. Second log house built a few months later by Peter Vanalstine on land he later bought from the Government Third log cabin built by Ephraim Perkins in 1837 and used as a store by his son, Pliny. Fourth log cabin - a double log structure of large proportions - built by Origen Perkins near site later occupied by the Brick & Tile factory.
1836 The first permanent building in the village was a log house built by Enoch D. Woodbridge, on the east side of the river, which afterward formed a part of a tavern kept by Ruel Nims; but a house built by Moses Smith in May 1836 near where the Perkins mill was situated was considered the first residence in Burlington. Smith's house stood until 1875. (Burlington Schools, Board of Education report, 1898, p. 19.)
1836 Some time in the fall of 1835 or spring of 1836, Enoch D. Woodbridge made a claim to a quarter section of land at the forks of the Fox and White Rivers, lying on both sides of the Fox and extending some 20 or 30 rods north to the mouth of the White River. Immediately after making the claim, Woodbridge built a small log house about 12 feet square. In July 1836 Enoch D. Putnam built a log house 19 feet square about 14 feet east of Woodbridge's building and filled up the space between the two buildings with frame work. (Enoch D. Putnam's April 13, 1885, letter in S 4/18/1885.)
1836 In summer of 1836, Enoch D. Putnam built a house on the high land on the east side of the Fox river, about 70 or 80 rods below the mouth of White River. Only other houses in the vicinity were those of Moses Smith, on the west side of the river and about 75 or 80 rods above the mouth of White River, and about a half mile up the river was another house in which Milo Hayes and his family lived. Palmer Gardner had also built a shanty on the west side of what is now called Gardner's Prairie. (Enoch D. Putnam's March 29, 1885, letter in S 4/4/1885.)
1836 In the fall of 1836, Dr. Edward G. Dyer came to Foxville, staying at brother-in-law Origen Perkins' rough shanty, about 10 by 12 feet, made of logs and puncheons split out of logs as substitutes for boards. There was no chimney, except a hole for smoke. The fire was in one corner on the ground, with a flat stone for a chimney back. Dr. Dyer stayed there about 5 weeks. (150+ Years, page 4.) (Note: A puncheon floor is a floor made of logs sawed in half with the convex side down and the flat side up. - F 2/27/1930.)
1836-1837 Reuel and Lucinda Nims came to Chicago in fall of 1833. In 1836 Reuel came to settlement (later named Burlington) and completed a log cabin. On Jan. 10, 1837, he brought his family to this place. From S 1/14/05 obituary of Franklin Nims, son of Reuel and Lucinda.
1837 In winter of 1836/1837, Reual / Reuel / Ruel Nims, father of Franklin Nims, bought Enoch Putnam's house, completed and made some additions to it, and opened it as a tavern. (Enoch D. Putnam's March 29, 1885, letter in S 4/4/1885.)
1837 Ruel Nims opened first “public house” for travelers in Burlington in 1837 in cabin he had bought from Enoch Woodbridge; Woodbridge began cabin in July 1836 on east side of the Fox river on “claim” Woodbridge had “jumped” from David Bushnell, who had gone east to get his family. (Rev. Thomas Fait’s 1991 booklet on 1st 10 years of St. Sebastian / St. Mary’s parish, p. 8.)
1837 Nelson R. Norton came here with family in March 1837 and settled on what was known in 1896 as the Rooker farm (north side of White river); a few years later, he bought what was known in 1896 as the McCanna & Fraser Co. farm (later Edgewood Stock Farm) - S 6/20/1896 obituary.
August 1837 Lewis Royce came to Burlington in August 1837 and built a log cabin near where the Western Union Railroad depot was later built (Market St. area west of McHenry St.). He later built the large stone residence where the Catholic school Sisters lived in 1879 (that house was about where St. Mary’s High School was later built). (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, 1879, p. 650.)
1838 Ruel Nims sold his “tavern” to Stephen Bushnell within a year after opening it (in 1837) in the former Woodbridge cabin on the east side of the Fox river. (Rev. Thomas Fait’s 1991 booklet on 1st 10 years of St. Sebastian / St. Mary’s parish, p. 8.)
1838 VanAlstine family settled on farm 1-1/2 miles north of Burlington on Rochester road in 1838; moved to Burlington in early 1850s. (From Mrs. J. E. Bartholf obituary, S 12/15/11.)
1839 Nelson Norton built first two-story frame house on east side of Fox river on land later occupied by McCanna farm (Edgewood Stock Farm). (L. O. Whitman - F 8/15/1906) S 6/20/1896 - Norton's obituary said house was framed in Chicago and hauled in wagons to Burlington. Note: Photo of Norton house in Historical Society collection.
April 1839 On April 11, 1839, Clark K. Norton came to Burlington and bought 50 acres from Samuel Lane (who owned land in section 33, per 150+ Years book, p. 11). (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879, p. 647)
June 1840 On the 1st of June, 1840, with an ox-sled on bare ground, Dr. Edward G. Dyer and his family moved to the new home - the first frame house in the settlement. (From paper read by Mabel Norton, granddaughter of Dr. Dyer, at June 1935 unveiling of monument dedicated to Dr. Dyer.)
Apr. 19, 1842 Southport Telegraph - In Burlington, a number of brick dwelling houses are under contract to be built this summer.
Feb. 21, 1843 Ephraim Perkins has farm of 550 acres in, adjoining, or near the village of Burlington.
1843 In the spring of 1843, Joseph Noble moved from English Settlement to Burlington and lived in a small log house standing on the ground now occupied by the Exchange Hotel - S 7/25/1885.
1844 David Wells built house in 1844 on corner of Chestnut & Conkey sts. In 1954 the house was being used as Burlington's Greyhound bus station - by Antoinette Meinhardt Fulton in S 4/15/1954.
1846 Marie and George Wenner lived 4 miles from Burlington towards Wheatland across the Fox river. S 4/5/1890 - brother, Antone Wenner, also known as John Warner, seeking their whereabouts.
1846 Lewis Royce sold his stone residence on McHenry st. (near where St. Mary=s High School was later built) in 1846 and built a residence on Chestnut st. (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, 1879, p. 650.) (Note: Royce residence later used as St. Sebastian=s parsonage.)
1847 Gerhard Hidding settled on farm at Brown's lake in 1847, following his return from Germany where he was married. Farm was his home until about 1895, when he moved to Chicago. (Obituary - S 1/2/1897 and S 1/9/1897.)
1850 McDonald family - including Lemuel, George, and Ada - lived on what was known in 1910 as John F. Wegge farm - S 9/16/1910.
Nov. 1851 Cobblestone house at 216 W. Jefferson st. (Hammiller house) from Ephraim Perkins estate to Joseph Tiering / Thering, per notes in Museum files.
Dec. 1851 John Heinrich Rueter and John Heinrich Burhans bought lots 7 and 10 in block 4, Perkins Second addition in Dec. 1851; basements were dug in winter of 1852-53; and houses were completed by end of 1854 - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting.
1853 Joel Henry Cooper family settled at Spring Prairie in 1845 and moved to Burlington in 1853. (S 12/18/1897 obituary.)
RA 06-08-1853 Henry French offers his dwelling house and 4 lots in village of Burlington for sale.
RA 06-22-1853 Sale of mortgaged premises (2 parcels in section 36 and one in section 31 of Burlington township) by George W. Law - legal notice vs. David L. Wells, Ephraim Perkins, Pliny M. Perkins, William L. Pierce, John Bennett, Martha Perkins, Uriah H. Spencer, Freelove Bennett, Allen Perkins, Sarah Hopkins, Samuel Hopkins, Lydia M. Smith, Benjamin C. Pierce / Perce, Ellen Pierce, Benjamin Wright, Charles Davis and Asa Kinney.
RA 05-01-1854 J. Appleyard advertises 248 acre farm mile and a half from Burlington for sale.
RA 05-01-1854 J. Appleyard advertises lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8 in block 11, and lot 2 in block 53 in Burlington for sale.
RA 12-04-1854 Sheriff's sale of William Toomb's real estate in section 10, town 2 - Burlington, to be held Jan. 22, 1855.
1854 John Frank Rueter home on State st. (formerly Liberty st.) was built in 1854 - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting.
1856 House at 241 Milwaukee ave. (formerly Geneva st.), occupied in 1973 by Harry Barbian, was built in 1856 - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting.
Late 1850s Home on State st. (formerly Liberty st.) opposite entrance to St. Mary's grade school was built in late 1850s and was purchased in 1868 by Jacob Brehm - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting.
Late 1850s Home on corner of Conkey & Lewis sts., occupied by Erna Miller in 1973, was built in late 1850s - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting. House built by Mr. Kinsley / Kinzle, per Fran Meurer notes in Museum files.
1857-1863 From 1857 to 1863, the Julius Lueck family's home was the island in Brown's Lake later owned by D. F. Bremner and known as Bremner's island. (S 9/3/1915 and F 11/15/28) Burlington Gazette of June 21, 1859, mentioned island in comments on Brown's lake.
WRA 02-20-1856 For sale: 60 acres near depot of the Western Railroad at Burlington in exchange for City (Racine) property or railroad stock. WRA 3/19/1856 - similar ad by A. P. Dutton.
WRA 02-20-1856 Tax sale of lands in Racine County for 1855 to be held second Tuesday in April. In village of Burlington, parcels included one or more lots in blocks 22, 24, 27, 31, 35, 41, 42, 51, 52, 58, 59, 63, 66, and 68 of original plat.
WRA 05-14-1856 Farm of 211 acres belonging to J. and P. Conkey on road running from Burlington to Milwaukee and about midway between Burlington and Rochester is offered for sale; farm lies on Fox River and also on line of Fox River Valley Rail Road; dwelling house built of stone.
WRA 09-24-1856 Robert Wheeler, on Burlington road in town of Brighton, to offer several animals at auction on October 6.
1857 In 1857, Anton Kipp bought the farm he died on in 1913 - S 10/3/13 obit.
1858 Runzler house at 309 Milwaukee ave. (formerly Geneva st.) was built in 1858 - Edward B. Rueter paper prepared for Oct. 22, 1973, Historical Society meeting.
BG 05-21-1859 About 3 weeks ago, a large frame house belonging to Weinborn, 3 miles south of village, was entirely consumed by fire with nearly all of its contents.
BG 07-28-1859 Mr. Blackburn's house near the depot was entered by burglars.
BG 07-28-1859 William Rein building house in village.
BG 07-28-1859 J. H. Conkey offers farm, 2 miles from Burlington for sale - 40 acres of prairie.
BG 08-09-1859 E. A. Roby on Plank Road near Brown's Lake.
BG 08-23-1859 Farm and mill site for sale - 390 acres in 2 tracts 1-1/2 miles northwest of Burlington and 60 acres in town of Vienna upon which Sugar and Honey Creeks fork.
BG 02-28-1860 Mr. Winters, a German living near Perkins & Pitkin's Flouring mill, witnessed theft of ham.
BG 06-12-1860 Dr. J. C. Mills, office at Cooper's drug store, residence at Cooper's house.
BG 08-14-1860 Unoccupied dwelling belonging to E. Benson burned; contained rectifying unit.
1860 John and Mary, nee Warren, Boyle, married in 1860, made home on homestead near Brown's Lake - F 12/23/1921 obituary.
1860s F 7/18/1935 - James & Matilda J., nee Stone, Calder operated Crawford farm, now Edgewood farm, during the 1860s.
WRA 01-30-1861 Meteor seen on morning of Jan. 11 by Dr. J. H. Cooper, who described experience.
WRA 02-06-1861 Fire at Benjamin Shaw home in Burlington put out by Charles Deiner / Diener before much damage was done.
S 10-14-1863 Few tenant houses empty in Burlington; business of all kinds is brisk.
S 11-18-1863 Two auctions advertised: E. Williams at his late residence in Voree, 1-1/2 miles west of Burlington; and Edwin Stock at his farm 4 miles east of Burlington on the Kenosha road.
S 02-17-1864 B. F. Kelsey sold house and lot to R. D. Kesler.
S 07-13-1864 Fire destroyed Palmer Gardner's barn and its contents.
S 11-30-1864 Michael Schrank, 1 mile south of Burlington near depot, advertises finding estrayed hogs.
S 12-14-1864 Frame house of the late Silas Peck burned to ground Sunday morning, Dec. 11.
S 12-28-1864 Frank H. Trowbridge to move to William V. Moore farm in town of Raymond.
S 01-18-1865 F. H. and H. W. Trowbridge advertise house and 2 acres 3/4 mile from post office on Geneva rd. and 1/2 mile from the Catholic Church and school.
S 02-22-1865 E. B. Law offers house, 2 lots, and barn for sale.
S 03-01-1865 M. Shaffer / Schaffer advertises house and lot for sale; also lot 3, block 39, in the "Canada" division of Burlington - earliest reference noted as of 8/15/2004 to use of "Canada" in referring to east side of Fox river.
S 04-19-1865 Isaac F. Scott, formerly of Scott & Nims, sold homestead in Burlington and moved to Pardeeville.
S 05-24-1865 M. Shafer / Schafer offers for sale the house and lot he occupies and 2 lots north of the river near residence of James Catton.
S 05-31-1865 George Folsom offers 105 acre farm for sale; also several other pieces of land.
S 06-28-1865 List of lands sold in 1863 for nonpayment of taxes of 1862. Town - George Salter, 2 acres on Kenosha rd., sec. 11, t. 2; Edward Aiken, 20 acres in sec. 28, t. 3; Hoege, 1/5th acre west of McHenry rd., sec. 33, t. 3. Village - Sheldon's Addition: lot 4, blk.3 (unknown); lots 9, 10, 11, and 12, blk. 4 (John Dahl); lots 9 and 10, blk. 9 (unknown); and blocks A (Thomas Thompson) and C (unknown). Old Plat: J. Lueck, agent - lots 7 and 8, blk. 42; blk. 60; and lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, blk. 75. Lewis - 1.44 acre lot on Spring Prairie rd. in or abutting Perkins 1st addition. Unknown: lots 1-8, blk. 2; lot 4, blk. 5; lots 1, 2, 6, 7, and 8, block 25; lots 1-4, blk. 32; lots 5-8, blk. 45; lots 5 - 8, blk. 46; lots 1, 3, and 4, blk. 53; lots 1-4, blk. 54; lots 1-4, blk. 58; lots 1-4, 7, and 8, blk. 59; lots 2, 3, and 5-8, blk. 61; lots 6 and 7, blk. 62; lots 5 and 8, blk. 63; lots 1 and 2, blk. 64; lots 1-4, blk. 65; ex lot 4, blk. 66; lots 5, 7, and 8, blk. 72; lots 1-3 and 6-8, blk. 74; and lots 7 and 8, blk. 77.
S 07-19-1865 J. B. Buell offers for sale his 200 acre farm 1-1/2 miles from Burlington on Brown's lake.
S 08-02-1865 Alexander Mullinder offers for sale his house and 3 lots near head of Pine st.
S 08-16-1865 George Ducket / Duckett bought farm from George Folsom.
S 08-16-1865 ? Braver bought farm from J. Phelps.
S 08-16-1865 William V. Moore bought J. B. Buell farm.
S 08-16-1865 E. C. Benson bought William L. Rooker farm.
S 08-16-1865 Amos Phelps advertises 184 acre farm on Geneva rd. on western line of Burlington for sale.
S 08-16-1865 J. B. Fairbanks advertises 40 acre farm 2-1/2 miles east of Burlington for sale.
S 08-23-1865 Tax sale notice for payment of Special Bounty Taxes for 1865: Village of Burlington - lot 5, blk. 59; lots 1-4, blk. 63; lots 7 and 8, blk. 42; lot 7, blk. 40; lot 7, blk. 60. Also 2 parcels in Perkins' Addition and many lots in "Folsom's Addition" (part of Peck's original plat). Also numerous parcels in town of Burlington.
S 08-30-1865 H. Thiele bought lot between Kiezer and Zilks from F. Merton.
S 08-30-1865 E. Boss sold 191 acre farm between Burlington and Rochester; buyer not named. S 12/29/1911 obituary of Francis Bankes said he bought Boss farm 2 miles northeast of Burlington in 1868 and farmed there for 24 years.
S 09-13-1865 Rev. Philo C. Pettibone sold residence to Capt. H. A. Sheldon.
S 09-20-1865 Deacon Wm. Johnson sold house and land to Anthony Meinhardt for $2,000.
1865 S 10/7/1893 - W. E. Chipman obit: Chipman came to area in 1846. Sold farm in 1852; went to California. Returned to Burlington in 1865 and bought 146 acre farm on Brown's Lake, a large part of which he still owned at time of death in 1893.
1866 Lucius O. Whitman and son, Chester M. Whitman, bought old school and property near Dodge & Madison sts. from William Johnson. Kept property until 1919. (Whitman School brochure)
S 01-03-1866 George Folsom sold lot in Folsom's Addition to E. C. Benson. Lot is between Rev. S. H. Barteau and Mrs. Everett's.
S 01-03-1866 R. D. Kesler's place sold to James Faitoute. (Could be northwest corner of Liberty & Dyer sts., now State & Kane sts.)
S 01-03-1866 Pliny M. Perkins sold 50 acres to William L. Rooker north of White River and west of Frederick S. Perkins land. (1887 map shows Rooker land on north side of mill pond, west of Steinhoff land.)
S 02-21-1866 J. Wackerman, Jr., sold house, lots, and brick yard to J. S. Yunker.
S 02-21-1866 A. Meinhardt sold house and lots known as Johnson place, to L. E. Smith for $1,600.
S 02-28-1866 Francis Wackerman sold house and lot on corner next to Dr. Darling's to H. E. Carpenter.
S 03-14-1866 E. C. Benson sold to George French a lot in Folsom's Addition.
S 03-14-1866 Mrs. L. Everett (Everist) sold to James Faitoute the residence on the corner near the Union School House. (Northwest corner of Liberty & Dyer sts., now W. State & N. Kane.)
S 03-14-1866 R. D. Kesler sold to E. C. Benson the residence next to H. Neuhaus.
S 04-11-1866 Patrick Warren bought farm of 100(?) acres 4-1/2 miles east of the village for $3,000. Seller's name is not clear, but looks like E. Stock.
S 04-11-1866 J. M. Trowbridge bought farm from C. Clement. Also mentioned in S 4/18/1866.
S 04-25-1866 P. M. Perkins sold house and lot on Chestnut st. to Dr. H. D. Knight.
S 04-25-1866 P. M. Perkins sold lot on Lewis st. to H. C. Conklin.
S 05-02-1866 E. C. Benson sold house and lot on Chestnut st. to James Mather.
S 05-09-1866 L. N. Buell sold house and lot on Liberty st. to R. D. Kesler.
S 06-06-1866 Henry Barnes sold house and lot to Lorenz Hess.
S 08-08-1866 Francis Reuschlein has built a brick residence on Geneva st. S 11/28/1866 - 2 story brick house.
S 08-08-1866 H. Neuhaus has a brick house in process near his present residence.
S 08-22-1866 Delinquent tax list, village of Burlington: lot 4, block 5; block 17; lots 3, 4, and 5, block 22; lots 2, 3, 5, 6, and 7, block 24; lots 1, 2, and 6, block 25; lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, block 32; lots 3 and 4, block 34; block 38; lots 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, block 39; lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, block 40; lots 5 and 6, block 42; lots 5, 6, 7, and 8, blocks 45 and 46; lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, blocks 53 and 54; lots 1 and 4, block 58; lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, and 8, block 59; block 60.
S 08-22-1866 Delinquent tax list, village of Burlington: lots 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, block 61; lots 6 and 7, block 62; lots 5 and 8, block 63; lots 1 and 2, block 64; block 65; lots 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8, block 66; block 70; lots 5 and 6, block 71; lots 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11, block 72; block 73; lots 2, 3, and 4, block 76; lots 5, 8, 11, and 12, block 77; block 78.
S 08-22-1866 Delinquent tax list, Sheldon's Addition, Burlington: lots 5, 8, 4, block 1; lots 2 and 6, block 2; lot 6, block 8; and block C.
S 11-28-1866 Joseph Wimpenny putting up a 2-1/2 story frame house on Dyer st.
S 11-28-1866 John Hegeman has put up a good stone house on Geneva st. (photo in S 2/17/1966).
S 11-28-1866 Pliny Perkins built a 1-1/2 story house on Lewis st. - to be occupied by Williams of McCumber & Williams.
S 11-28-1866 William Morton recently built a 1-1/2 story wood dwelling on Lewis st.
S 11-28-1866 Patrick Mullady / Melady recently built a small house on Lewis st.
S 11-28-1866 Jacob Brehm recently built a wood residence on McHenry road.
S 11-28-1866 Henry Flegman / Flegeman recently built a 2 story frame dwelling on the east side of Fox river.
S 11-28-1866 Mr. Neuhaus building a brick residence on the corner of Jefferson & West sts. - main part to be finished in the spring.
1866 Rufus B. Billings moved to Burlington from farm on Gardner's Prairie in 1866 - F 4/10/12.
S 03-13-1867 William Aldrich is building a 1-1/2 story house; Charles Graham, builder; Mr. Conklin hauling sand. (House could be on Chestnut st. across from Fair Grounds.)
S 03-20-1867 Zebina Bliss sold to Richard B. Flack his dwelling house and lot on Geneva st.
S 05-01-1867 Jacob Wambold sold lot on corner of Jackson & Johnson sts. to Charles Ganzlon (Ganzlin). (not sure where Jackson st. was - Jefferson?) (Ganzlin home in later directories was on northeast corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts.)
S 09-04-1867 E. O. Cole bought 2 lots on Pine st. from F. S. Perkins. Cole intends putting up a 2 story frame house with brick on the outside.
S 09-04-1867 Mr. Hempstead / Hempsted has sold residence on Evergreen st. to Mr. White of Lyons. (Where was Evergreen st.?)
S 10-30-1867 For sale: Lathrop E. Smith (started Standard) residence in Burlington; acre of land - S 11/13/67. S 12/18/1867 - L. E. Smith sold residence on Liberty st. to Gideon E. S. Fellows of Spring Prairie. S 2/6/1868 - L. E. Smith and family leave Burlington.
S 01-08-1868 H. A. Sheldon residence for sale. Also in subsequent papers. Still in paper 2/9/1871.
S 01-29-1868 G. P. Martin - Physician and surgeon - residence in brick house on Geneva st. lately owned and occupied by Deacon Jacob Kesler. (Same business card in earlier editions back to at least May 1867.)
S 01-29-1868 Michael Murphy bought stone residence on corner of Johnson & Jefferson sts. from Mr. Hendricks.
S 02-05-1868 Fire destroyed house at foot of Washington st. near river. Owned by Mrs. Marianna Hass (Haas) and occupied by Ganz and wife. (Ganz was at work at Kautsky boot and shoe shop.)
S 02-05-1868 Brick house and lot on corner of Jefferson & West sts. offered for sale - apply to Mrs. Ann Baker / Becker on premises. Also in subsequent issues. (Note: This was property on which Cross Lutheran church, now Historical Society Museum, was built.)
S 02-12-1868 J. K. Howland bought half (100 acres) of William H. Dunning farm at Spring Prairie.
S 03-25-1868 For sale: J. H. Dallman / Dahlman farm of 240 acres on Racine & Burlington Plank road, 4 miles east of Burlington. Also in subsequent issues.
F 04-01-1868 Dr. Kords preparing to build house.
S 04-08-1868 A. Chamberlain of Spring Prairie has moved to his house on Chestnut st., opposite Fair Grounds.
S 04-08-1868 S. Avery traded his farm for Mr. Aldrich's house in town. Aldrich moved to farm; Avery to town.
S 04-08-1868 Joseph Rooker estate of 329 acres sold to John and Anthony Dahlman of Milwaukee.
S 04-08-1868 For sale: House and 2 lots on Lewis st. belonging to Edwin Stock. (Also in subsequent issues.)
S 11-12-1868 C. L. Graham and E. S. Voorhees have broken ground on their one acre lots on Maple ave. on the northeast corner of the large tract belonging to Palmer Gardner. (Kane st. area?)
S 12-03-1868 Edmund Berger bought farm formerly belonging to the Becker estate for a permanent residence. (Also in S 12/2/10 Years ago)
1869 In 1869, John Prasch sold his property in Walworth County and bought 273 acres in sections 31 and 32, Burlington, with large stone residence, and all the improvements. (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, 1879, p. 648.)
S 01-21-1869 T. J. Thompson advertises home and lot on Jefferson st. for sale; S 2/11/1869 - article. S 12/23/1869 - same ad.
S 01-21-1869 H. A. Sheldon offers residence for sale.
S 02-11-1869 John Baxter bought John Yunker brick house and lot on Pine st. House was built by E. O. Cole last season. Baxter will rent his farm and move to Burlington. Farm, 3-1/2 miles from Burlington on Kenosha rd., rented to Mr. Smith.
S 02-25-1869 Michael Farley offers 160 acre farm 1-1/2 miles west of Lyons on Western Union Railroad line for sale.
S 03-25-1869 T. W. Buell offers residence on corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts. for sale.
S 04-01-1869 For rent: small house near Fox River bridge by John Adams.
S 04-08-1869 For sale or rent: farm on Gardner's Prairie, 2 miles west of Burlington. Will trade for house in Burlington. William H. Dunning.
S 05-06-1869 Demand for houses in Burlington is high as many are selling their farms which have become valuable.
S 05-13-1869 For sale or rent: house on Dyer st. lately owned and occupied by John T. Fish.
S 05-20-1869 Dr. W. H. Rice residence on Dyer st., next to Thomas W. Buell's, for sale. Ad by Levi Billings. Still in paper 2/9/1871.
S 07-29-1869 Rev. Isaac N. Cundall and family moved to Burlington.
1869 Mrs. John S. Spoor bought house and 4 lots on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. House and barn still standing in 1936. Lots sold off over years and other houses built - F 8/13/36.
S 01-06-1870 Jane Cook, guardian for Richard, Betty, and George, has sale notice on lot 6, block 7, Perkins West Addition. S 1/27/1870 - George Meadows bought house and lot belonging to late John Cook on Lewis st.
S 01-13-1870 House and lot on Lewis st. near Geneva st. offered for sale by Harlan P. Crawford; 7 rooms in one part and 3 in the other. S 3/17/1870 - G. W. Bushnell bought house and lot.
S 01-20-1870 Fire in T. W. Durgin house on Pine st. occupied by Mr. & Mrs. J. L. Potter, the teacher, and Mrs. Nairn. Main building of stone damaged; back part of wood completely consumed. Cards of thanks.
S 01-20-1870 Chimney fire in Francis G. Kline / Klein residence a few rods south of St. Mary's Church did not do much damage; H. Haclscken, tenant. Editorial on protecting against chimney fires.
S 02-10-1870 R. B. Flack traded house and lot to Mr. Dunning of Ripon, who sold property to Anton Zwiebel. WCI 2/16/1870 - Richard B. Black moved to Ripon.
WCI 03-23-1870 Old Settlers of Racine established an Old Settlers Society; L. S. Blake, president, and S. B. Peck, secretary and treasurer.
S 05-05-1870 Hubert Wagner bought and moved to Jacob Kesler's brick house on Geneva st. Deacon Kesler moved to his new house on Lyons road.
S 05-26-1870 Anton Zwiebel offers for sale his former residence opposite his place of business on Chestnut st. - short article and ad.
S 06-23-1870 Fire at Christian Rasch farm about half mile west of Durgin Bridge on Gardner's Prairie destroyed barn and contents, sheep shed, and animals.
S 07-28-1870 Palmer Gardner building a fine 2-story residence on Kane st.; E. Crawford is the master builder; H. C. Conklin, the mason.
S 07-28-1870 Birsbach / Bersback building 2 story residence on north side of Fox river on banks of that stream.
S 08-18-1870 Theodore Riel is occupying the brick house of Mrs. Appleyard.
1870? Grassroots History, pp. 434-435: After Frederick Hegeman died in 1870 (Oct. 27), his wife, Anna, nee Breuchmann / Breuckman, bought a home on Jefferson st., that is now (1976) the Christian Science reading room. (1876 Directory shows Mrs. A. Hegermann, widow, residence, SE corner Johnson & Jefferson sts.) (For Sale ad in S 6/9/1870 for house with 7 rooms, kitchen, and wood shed, and 1/4 acre lot on Jefferson st. - could be this house.)
1870 According to S 9/2/38 - William C. and Margaret Wilson bought farm west of Burlington in 1870.
1870 According to F 4/28/1915 obit, George and Zabina (nee Gottschalk) Pickel moved from New Jersey to Burlington in 1870 and settled in house a short distance west of Burlington where Mrs. Pickel died.
S 09-01-1870 Edson Crawford residence is on north side of Fox river about 1 mile from center of village. Crawford bought it about 2 years ago. Was Nelson R. Norton residence for many years.
S 10-05-1870 Simeon Avery bought Allen Hedden's 118 acre farm in Spring Prairie about 2-1/2 miles west of Burlington. S 11/10/1870 - Elliott Benson bought 78 of the 118 acres from Avery. Avery and Benson trade homesteads with Avery taking old home with 2 acres across from the Fair Grounds and 12 acres of marsh land at Honey Creek.
S 11-10-1870 Simeon Avery disposed of his interest in hotel at railroad station when he bought Hedden farm.
S 11-24-1870 Estate sale: SW quarter of section 16, town 2, Kenosha County - Caleb P. Barnes / Barns.
S 03-02-1871 William Newberry building residence on lot just west of Esquire Royce's. (1876 Directory shows both on south side of Chestnut st. - Royce 4 doors and Newberry 5 doors west of Origen st.)
S 03-02-1871 August Zarneka (Zarneke) has barn up and is drawing lumber of his new house on Lewis st. (1876 Directory shows August Zarnak on south side of Lewis st., 1 door west of Conkey st.)
S 03-16-1871 Stone building and land on corner of Chestnut & Dodge sts. near the White river bridge, belonging to estate of late James Catton, to be sold April 15, 1871.
S 03-30-1871 Sidewalks of planks and boards starting to be built for residences since Norton built one on his premises about a year ago ("Locals" page misdated). S 4/6/1871 - additional sidewalks.
S 04-27-1871 Wooden sidewalks built along Geneva st. (northwest side) from A. Zwiebel estate to Lewis st.; on southeast side at Plymouth church and Forbes estate and around corner on Dyer st. side of Forbes estate to Washington st.
S 07-13-1871 Nelson R. Norton house on corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. burned to ground Wed., July 12. Theodore Riel house was in great danger but not damaged.
S 07-20-1871 Nelson R. Norton making preparations to rebuild on corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.
S 07-27-1871 Foreclosure sale notice: lots 2, 3, and 4, block 4 (corner of Conkey & Amanda sts.), Perkins West Addition - Francis W. Blake vs. John and Anne Yunker, Antony and Eliza Meinhardt, and George A. Reuschlein.
S 02-08-1872 Michael Cunningham bought the Catton farm on Jan. 29.
S 02-15-1872 George W. Avery and family moved to Chicago.
S 02-15-1872 Nelson R. Norton sold farm to Benjamin Bushmann, brother-in-law of Augustus Reuschlein.
S 03-28-1872 Barney Brehm traded property on Geneva road to Wallace W. French for property on corner of Liberty & West sts. (northeast corner of State & West sts.).
S 05-30-1872 Frederick Stanton Perkins bought house and lot on Conkey st. from Mr. Corey and lot on Origen st. from his cousin Pliny Perkins.
S 05-30-1872 Mr. Willhoft bought portion of John Davis property on White river and has started building a residence.
S 06-02-1872 Palmer Gardners took up residence in Burlington on Monday last.
S 07-05-1872 Adolph Borget advertises house and 4 lots for sale. Also in S 4/10/1873 - on Randolph st. in Gardner's Addition.
S 01-02-1873 John McKercher offers to sell 47-1/2 acres opposite Edmund Berger's farm 1-1/4 miles south of Burlington.
S 03-13-1873 Cornice and porch being put on house of Joseph Wackerman, Jr., by Nims & Voorhees.
S 03-20-1873 Jacob Gill bought lot on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts., opposite from Andrew Lawton residence, from Anton Zwiebel and will put up a residence. RA 4/5/1873 - Lot 1, block 3, Perkins addition.
S 03-27-1873 James P. Perkins bought lot 9, block 7, Perkins Addition, from Stephen Feavell and wife.
S 03-27-1873 Theodore Riel bought part of block 27, village of Burlington, from Barney Brehm and wife.
S 04-03-1873 Thomas Cole bought portion of Schutter farm from S. Sherman.
RA 04-05-1873 John Rusch bought lots 1 through 10, block 9, Sheldon's addidtion, from Henry Rittman and wife.
RA 04-05-1873 Zacharias Ketterhagen bought southwest 1/4 of northeast 1/4 of section 34, town 3, from Joseph Ketterhagen.
RA 04-25-1873 Francis Reesman bought east 1/2 of southeast 1/4 of section 22, town 3, from Henry Rotering / Rothering and wife.
RA 04-25-1873 Patrick Calligan / Callaghan bought southwest 1/4 of southeast 1/4 of section 22, town 3, from Mary Fairbanks.
S 05-01-1873 John W. Trowbridge bought lots 2, 3, and 4, block 76, from Racine County. Also in RA 4/25/1873. RA 5/17/1873 - John Davis bought all three lots from Trowbridge.
S 05-01-1873 Eunice C. Chandler bought lots 1, 2, and 4, Johnson's Addition, from H. A. Sheldon and wife. Also in RA 4/25/1873 - H. H. Sheldon.
S 05-01-1873 Michael Gorman bought lot 2, block 2, Sheldon's Addition, from Peter Schmidt and wife. Also in RA 4/25/1873.
RA 06-14-1873 John Stohr bought lot 6, block 59, from John Coughlin and wife.
S 06-19-1873 Foundation done for Jacob Gill's new house. S 6/26/1873 - Gill's new house described.
S 06-26-1873 Foreclosure notice: Herman Hallen vs. Gerhard and Elizabeth Baumeister on land in section 23, township 3.
S 08-21-1873 Foreclosure notice: Rufus Billings vs. George W. and Araline Bushnell and George A. and Nora T. Sherwood - parcel adjoining lot 1, block 5, of Perkins 1st addition, Geneva st.
S 08-28-1873 Benjamin Fox residence is near Scott's mill.
S 10-09-1873 Mr. Gill's new house being finished. S 10/30/1873 - Jacob Gill to move to new house next week.
S 10-09-1873 Dr. E. G. Dyer moving from residence he has occupied for 34 years. Sold to John Pennington Mather.
S 10-09-1873 John Pennington Mather moved to Dr. E. G. Dyer house from Mr. Kirkman's residence. Kirkman / Kerkman / Kerchman moved to his residence.
S 10-30-1873 James P. Perkins offers for sale newly built 5 room house and lot.
S 11-20-1873 Two sheriff sale notices on land of Bernhard Kuelkamp in sections 34 and 33, township 3.
S 11-27-1873 George Rosenhauer bought 40 acres from Thomas Slade 4-1/2 miles from the depot.
S 12-18-1873 Fire destroyed James Scott's mill and residence. S 12/25/1873 - Mr. Scott quickly rebuilt residence after disastrous fire.
S 01-08-1874 Chapin Moore bought 14-1/2 acre tract of Bernard Kuelkamp at sheriff's sale. Charles E. Dyer bought 20 acre tract, 25 acre tract, and 3/4 acre of roadway.
S 02-26-1874 Henry Kirkman / Kerkman and family again moved to town and occupy their residence on the corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 02-26-1874 Christian Rasch bought Ambrose Hicks residence and lots on Chestnut st. Rasch to rent farm and move to town. S 3/12/1874 - lots 2 and 4, block 8, Perkins West addition. Also in RA 3/7/1874. (Lot 2 on south side of Chestnut st. near Origen st.; lot 4 at rear facing Origen st; lots form "L" around corner lot at Chestnut & Origen sts.)
S 03-12-1874 John Russell bought part of section 30, Burlington, from Joshua Helser / Helsor. Also in RA 3/7/1874.
S 03-19-1874 Ashley Turner rented residence formerly occupied by John Russell; Russell building new residence just beyond the Durgin Bridge.
S 03-19-1874 Mr. Reeves rented house now occupied by Lemuel Smith near the Union School House. (1876 Directory shows Giles G. Reeves living on east side of Dyer st., 2 doors south of Jefferson st.)
S 03-26-1874 J. Sullivan moved from Bassett Station, where he ran a store, to Burlington.
S 03-26-1874 Charles D. Crane offers house and lot on Dyer st. for sale. Also in subsequent issues.
S 04-02-1874 Choice building lot on Kendall st. - lot and a half between Mrs. Schumaker's and Mr. Kautsky's residences, opposite the Fair Grounds - John Wurms. Also in other issues.
S 04-09-1874 William Krueger, on Rochester rd. about mile and a half from Burlington, built barn 87 x 30, with extension for grain and a work shop of 16 feet. Sheep shed, 14 x 13, is also attached.
S 04-16-1874 Jacob Muth started building residence on lot adjoining and on south side of the malt house. S 7/2/1874 - new house nearly ready for occupancy by Muth and wife.
S 04-16-1874 J. N. Benedict bought F. W. Blake residence on the corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. (1876 Directory shows Joel N. Benedict on southwest corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.)
S 04-30-1874 Jacob Muth, Sr., is building 2 new houses on the east side of Fox river.
S 06-04-1874 John Russell built 2 story frame house on his farm, formerly occupied by Mr. Helsor / Helser, near Durgin's bridge. Has taken down old house.
S 06-11-1874 Cellar wall of house occupied by Henry Corey on Chestnut st. fell in Monday caused by heavy rain. 1876 Directory shows Corey on north side of Chestnut st., 2 doors west of Fair Grounds.
S 07-16-1874 Mr. Morton sold dwelling house on Dyer st. to Mrs. Rivers of Rochester (May / Mary E. Rivers).
S 07-23-1874 Wallace French and father are building a frame residence on lots now occupied by the German Lutheran church (St. John's ?).
S 07-23-1874 Col. J. S. Crane's barn was moved south to E. S. Voorhees lot on Kane st. yesterday morning.
S 07-30-1874 Julius Zahn will have his house ready for occupancy in about 2 weeks.
S 07-30-1874 Jacob Muth, Jr., moved to his new house.
S 07-30-1874 Lemuel Smith has moved from town to his farm about 1-1/2 miles from town.
S 08-27-1874 J. H. Corey is building a new residence on the south side of Chestnut st. between William Newbury and David Smith.
S 09-10-1874 A. L. Lawton offers residence and building lot on Chestnut st. for sale.
S 10-01-1874 Charles Crane and mother are occupying their dwelling on Dyer st.
S 10-29-1874 M. L. Beals bought T. J. Thompson house on Jefferson st.
S 11-12-1874 Chris. Erdmann has new stone barn finished.
S 11-12-1874 Caspar Scheidt offers for sale house and half acre on McHenry rd. opposite side of road from St. Mary's Catholic Church and about 5 rods to southwest.
S 11-12-1874 Will E. Hoyt has broken up keeping house in Burlington; Mrs. Hoyt to spend winter with father, Joseph Jackson of Rochester. Hoyt canvassing in Ohio for illustrated map.
S 11-12-1874 Mrs. William Hoyt advertises hairdressing at Jefferson st. home, one door west of Joseph Pieters.
S 12-03-1874 Dr. J. H. Cooper advertises his house on West st. for sale - news item and ad.
S 12-24-1874 J. W. Eggleston, agent for American sewing machines, moved residence to building formerly occupied by C. R. Wells on the corner of Pine & Washington sts.
S 12-31-1874 Rev. A. W. Curtis, pastor of Plymouth church - residence on Lewis st.
S 02-04-1875 D. C. Stiles offers for sale his Chestnut st. estate - 8 room house and 2 acres - opposite the center of the Racine County Fair Grounds. Also about 1-1/2 acres immediately west of Fair Grounds.
S 03-04-1875 Julius Lueck, newly elected County Treasurer, moved with family, from Burlington to Racine.
RA 03-06-1875 Henry O. Conklin bought lot 1, block 1, Perkins West addition, from Pliny M. Perkins.
RA 03-06-1875 Gasper Mugler / Casper Muegler bought part of section 4, Burlington, from John McKercher.
RA 03-06-1875 F. Zabler bought part of section 30, Burlington, from Pliny M. Perkins.
RA 03-06-1875 Herich Lrews (?) bought lots 7 and 8, block 39, Burlington, from John Schwegler.
RA 03-06-1875 William L. Rooker bought part of block 27, Burlington, from Erastus O. Vaughn.
RA 03-06-1875 Louis German bought lot 2, block 2, Sheldon's Addition, Burlington, from Mike German. RA 5/15/1875 - August Germann bought lot 2, block 2, Sheldon's 1st Addition, from Louis Germann.
S 03-11-1875 House and 4 lots in block 11, located on a rise between Fox and White rivers, offered for sale.
S 03-18-1875 J. W. Eggleston to move to Janesville. S 4/15/1875 - Eggleston decided to remain in Burlington; rented house of Mrs. Moses Crane.
S 04-01-1875 Ignaz Kienzle / Kinzle offers large 2 story stone house on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts. and two lots that go with it in exchange for a small farm. Ad dated 4/1/1875.
S 04-08-1875 Frank Grossmeir - house on Geneva st. a few rods east from the Catholic Cemetery.
S 04-15-1875 House of John Kannaly / Connelly, near depot, was destroyed by fire. RA 4/24/1875 - fire on April 21. S 4/29/1875 - received insurance money and will be able to re-build.
S 04-22-1875 On Lewis st. north of Geneva st., H. A. Sheldon is building 2 story brick veneer house, 30 x 32 feet, immediately west of Orson Sheldon's place. To be occupied by Sheldon's sister-in-law and husband, Mr. & Mrs. Tom M. Morton.
S 04-22-1875 On Lewis st. north of Geneva st., and opposite H. A. Sheldon's new house, E. C. Benson is putting up a house 18 x 40 with 18 feet posts. East wing is 18 x 16 and west wing, 14 x 16, with bay window on north side. RA 5/22/1875 - square hip-roof dwelling on Lewis st.
S 04-22-1875 On Lewis st. north of Geneva st. and adjoining E. C. Benson's new house, E. D. Perkins is building a house 20 x 42 with 18 feet posts, a wing 14 x 14 on the west side, and a large bay window on the east side. RA 5/22/1875 - gothic frame of 2 stories on acre on Lewis st.
S 04-22-1875 Dr. Sherwood's residence is on Chestnut st. opposite the Fair Grounds.
S 07-01-1875 James W. Goff - residence on Pine st., 2 doors west of John Edmonds - ad for teaming.
S 07-08-1875 Deacon Bliss (Zebina Bliss) resided nine years ago in house now occupied by A. Zwiebel. (Mentioned in account of trial of Henry Ward Beecher on charge brought by Theodore Tilton.)
S 07-08-1875 J. W. Johnston to be at 99 Pine st. until Aug. 1 only. (Capt. J. W. Johnston was photographer.)
S 07-15-1875 Mrs. L. Bierschbach advertises 80 acre lot on Gardner's Prairie for sale. 1-1/2 miles from center of Burlington with frame house, barn, and outbuildings. S 8/5/1875 - Bershback.
S 07-22-1875 E. C. Benson's new home on Lewis st. nearly completed.
S 08-05-1875 Capt. J. W. Johnston moved from 99 Pine st. to residence, first door west of the new Lutheran church on Pine st. Mrs. C. A. Johnston, hair dresser, at same location.
S 08-19-1875 Widow Plaite / Plate altering her store building at corner of Geneva & Johnson (Jefferson?) sts., formerly occupied by Schemmer as a boot and shoe store, into a dwelling house for herself.
S 08-26-1875 Mrs. K. Miller, who has millinery store on Chestnut st., lived on Pine st.
S 09-02-1875 William Rhodes bought lots opposite Dr. Louis Kords residence on Pine st. and an adjoining business lot from Mrs. R. Wald, Jr.; will build a residence on same. S 9/30/1875 - making arrangements to build. S 10/14/1875 - bought parts of block 47 from Louis Kords and Jacob Muth. Also in RA 10/9/1875.
S 09-16-1875 A. L. Lawton advertises his residence on Chestnut st. for sale. Also in subsequent issues.
S 09-30-1875 M. L. Beals, house opposite St. Mary's church, to sell personal property and winter in Maryland.
S 10-07-1875 Dwelling house of John G. "Jack" Wilson, 1-1/2 miles west of Burlington, burned to ground last Monday. Also in RA 10/16/1875 - burned Oct. 11. S 10/14/1875 - insurance paid. S 10/21/1875 - house being rebuilt.
S 10-14-1875 Wallace French put up two fences, one around his father's house and one around his own. 1876 Directory shows Wallace on east side of Pine st., 2 south of Madison, and George W. on north side of Jefferson, 1 west of Dodge st.
S 10-14-1875 Kate Miller bought from David C. Stiles lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, block 12, Perkins West addition. Also in RA 10/9/1875.
S 10-14-1875 Ed. D. Golt bought from John P. Mather part of sec. 30 in Burlington. Also in RA 10/9/1875.
RA 10-30-1875 Joseph Juranek bought lots 1 and 8, block 5, Burlington, from John Davis.
RA 11-06-1875 George Jones bought 13 plus acres in section 20, Burlington, from William H. Peck.
RA 11-20-1875 Mathias Beffell bought lots 1, 2, and 3, block 68, Burlington, from Frederick Keuper.
S 11-11-1875 John Russell offers for sale or rent house and lot on corner of Jefferson & Jackson (Johnson?) sts. Also house and 1 acre 1 mile northwest of Burlington on Spring Prairie road. Also in subsequent issues.
RA 12-04-1875 William B. Crawford bought 4 acres in southeast quarter of section 31, Burlington, from Pliny M. Perkins for $400. Crawford sold 4 acres to Christian Kees for $1,200.
1876 1876 Directory showed George W. Stone, blacksmith, resided on southeast corner of Chestnut and Conkey sts. and that George Loomis, of Loomis & Bro. hardware, resided on the southwest corner.
S 01-20-1876 Charles Keuper occupying house owned by Joseph Wackerman located near residence of Andrew Sawyer. (1876 Directory shows Andrew Sawyer on SE corner of Washington & Dyer sts.)
S 01-20-1876 Frame-work of William Rhodes house opposite Dr. Kords residence placed in position last week.
S 01-27-1876 E. C. Benson putting up new barn at his residence on Lewis st.
S 01-27-1876 Wm. McIntosh has new barn up on Lewis st. (NW corner of Lewis & Kendall sts. per 1876 Directory.)
S 01-27-1876 August Beck building new house on Lewis st.
S 01-27-1876 David C. Stiles building new house and barn on Origen st.
RA 01-29-1876 William McIntosh bought lots 10 and 11, block 8, Perkins West Addition, from Ferdinand Gehritz. (NW corner of Lewis & Kendall sts.)
RA 01-29-1876 John Staecker bought lots 7 and 8, block 32, Burlington, from Ernest Soterbier / Soetebier. (North side of Jefferson st. between Calumet st. & Mutter ave.)
S 03-09-1876 H. C. Corey breaks ground for new residence near premises of Lewis Royce. (Royce on Chestnut st., west of Origen st.) S 5/11/1876 - H. C. Corey building house next to Royce.
S 03-16-1876 William Krueger's 100 acre farm with brick house, 2 miles north of Burlington on corner of Honey Creek and Rochester roads and bordering on Long Lake, for sale.
S 03-23-1876 George W. French to sell house and garden on Jefferson st., one door east from Pine st., next to new house of William Rhodes - ad and article. (later C. B. Wagner house)
S 04-06-1876 P. H. Cunningham, 3-1/2 miles east of Burlington, disposing of property with a view of going West.
S 04-27-1876 Guardian's sale - Barns Estate: 2/3s interest (Fred and Charles) in mix of business and residential properties in original plat - Lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 and strip of lot 6 in block 30 (now Wehmhoff Square); lots 1, 2, 3, and 4 of block 26 (Chestnut st. between Dodge & Calumet sts. - railroad tracks and former Wisconsin Condensed Milk Co.); lot 8 in block 27 (west corner of Dodge & Washington sts.); lots 2 and 3 in block 51 (east corner of Madison st. & Perkins blvd.); lot 6 in block 52 (Pine st. near State st.); and parts of lots 2 and 3 in block 48 (east corner of Jefferson st. & Perkins blvd.).
1876 Joseph Noble came to Burlington in 1876 and located on the Barnes estate farm, 217 acres in section 21, which he rented. (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879, p. 647)
1876 John Wurms residence on northwest corner of Liberty & Johnson sts., per 1876 Directory.
S 04-27-1876 August Zarneke disposed of residence and bought lot from James P. Perkins; plans to build house.
S 04-27-1876 Bernard Ebbers bought house of Henry Efting and rented it to John Heinrich, newly married.
S 04-27-1876 Henry Burhans building house for himself on lot adjoining Bernhard Ebbers house (on Liberty st.).
S 04-27-1876 Mrs. Werner's house progressing slowly.
S 04-27-1876 The German M.E. parsonage is moving along rapidly.
S 05-04-1876 William B. Rhodes and family moved to Burlington; occupy Dr. Rice estate.
S 05-04-1876 Fred Keuper planting trees on both sides of his property on corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.
S 05-18-1876 O. W. Chandler removed large boulder stones from in front of his residence on Kane st.
S 05-18-1876 New picket fence in front of William Rhodes residence on Pine st.
S 05-18-1876 Christian Kess / Kees now owns home previously occupied by Deacon J. Kesler.
S 06-15-1876 Mrs. Nancy A. Wood advertises 20 acre farm, a few rods from Burlington depot, for sale. S 6/29/1876 - husband's ad urges caution when dealing with Mrs. Wood.
S 06-29-1876 John Edmonds raising his house making it 2 stories. (NW corner Pine & Madison sts.)
S 06-29-1876 Adam Kleinkopf rebuilding; house had burned. To be 2 stories, 14 x 36, and 16 foot posts.
S 06-29-1876 Henry Kurchman / Kerkman raising and improving his house. (SW corner Geneva & Lewis sts.)
S 06-29-1876 Mr. Zanakee / Zarneke, on Lewis st., putting up a residence. S 11/2/1876 - Mr. Zannakee going along nicely with new building.
S 07-20-1876 Edson Crawford putting up large barn on place formerly occupied by Nelson R. Norton.
S 07-20-1876 William Rhodes residence - description.
S 07-27-1876 Christian Kees, at Deacon Kesler place, took off flat roof and added a hip roof; also added a wing and a barn.
S 07-27-1876 Dr. Frederick Kords bought house and grounds of E. Rakow on east side of Fox river.
S 07-27-1876 Dr. Louis J. M. Kords and wife moved to house on corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. recently occupied by his father, Dr. Frederick Kords. (Note: This was the large 22-room house on the corner now (2008) occupied by the Public Library.)
S 08-10-1876 William Rhodes replacing old board walk in front of his residence with a plank walk.
S 08-17-1876 Patrick Cunningham resides on former John Baxter farm.
S 08-31-1876 Peter Forbes's barn, near shed at Plymouth church, burned to ground. Still no fire engine. S 9/7/1876 - new barn being built on site of burned one.
S 09-21-1876 Dr. Darling's house has outdoor aquarium.
S 09-28-1876 Ferdinand Smith, father of H. F. Smith, bought Mullender estate adjoining Lewis Royce premises (Chestnut st.). Smith intends to rebuild.
S 09-28-1876 New stable of Peter Forbes completed Sept. 18; old one burned Aug. 27.
S 10-12-1876 William Hubbard offers 10 acre estate on McHenry Road, a few rods north of the Burlington Depot for sale - 10-room brick house, small barn, and other convenient outbuildings.
S 10-12-1876 W. J. Bushman near the Depot is putting up new barn on his premises.
S 11-09-1876 Christopher C. Gaylord to sell lots 1 and 4, block 8, Sheldon's Addition, to highest bidder to satisfy judgment vs. Francis W. and Mary E. Blake, et al.
S 11-30-1876 Antony Meinhardt vs. David and Elizabeth Smith: to sell lots 2 and 3, block 15, Perkins West addition, at sheriff's sale.
S 12-14-1876 Joel N. Benedict vs. Francis W. and Mary E. Blake, et al. - blocks 10 and 13, Sheldon's First Addition (Market & McHenry sts. area); and lots 1 and 4, block 48 (SW corner of Jefferson & Pine sts.). S 3/1/1877 - Joel N. Benedict sale adjourned to March 26. S 3/29/1877 - sale postponed to Apr. 9.
S 12-28-1876 H. Thiele sold farm; bought Haas's old furniture store on Pine st.
S 01-25-1877 Robert Norris advertises farm 4 miles from Burlington on Kenosha rd. for sale; 2 houses on farm.
S 02-15-1877 Robert Norris sold Walter Duckett 45 acres of meadow land on Kenosha road.
S 02-15-1877 John Prasch offers 227 acre farm on Geneva rd. for sale in parcels; also 54 acres on Wheatland rd. between the farms of Edmund Berger and Ephraim Sawyer on banks of Fox river.
S 03-01-1877 J. C. Van Rosenberg bought farm of Mr. Moore on borders of Norton Lake. S 3/8/1877 - Von Rosenberg to raise poultry.
S 03-08-1877 Old paint shop of J. Pieters bought by Hendrix Brothers, who had it moved from square in front of Pieters shop to lot where it will be fixed up as a residence (location of lot not mentioned). (House relocation)
S 03-15-1877 John Russell moved back from his country home near Durgin Bridge to his house on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts.
S 05-03-1877 B. J. Bushman having Mr. Rodering / Rothering put up a new house at the rear of his store near the depot.
S 05-03-1877 Mr. & Mrs. George Smith (Lena Leber) to live at house of her brother, Charles Leber.
S 05-17-1877 Mrs. Tomlinson of Racine bought house on Kane st. built and occupied by Mr. Voorhees.
S 05-24-1877 Patrick H. Cunningham bought lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, block 75 from Johanna Dwyer (Adams st. between Main & Wisconsin sts.).
S 05-24-1877 People's State Bank acquired lots 1, 4, 5, and 8 and parts of lots 2, 3, 6, and 7, block 37, from Jacob Muth and wife (block on east side of Fox river bounded by Wisconsin, East, Washington, & Jefferson sts.)
S 05-24-1877 People's State Bank bought lots 3, 4, 5, and 8, block 57 (Malt House site) from Jacob Muth and wife.
S 06-14-1877 Mary Toolis / Tulis bought 1-1/2 acres from Edson Crawford and wife. S 7/12/1877 - Tooles.
S 06-14-1877 B. Himebaugh improving house on farm he bought from Joel N. Benedict.
S 06-28-1877 New fence and board sidewalks constructed on corner of Kane & Liberty sts.
S 06-28-1877 J. G. Williams and family rent house belonging to Mrs. Moses Crane.
S 07-12-1877 J. C. Kees bought 10 acres from Mrs. Olive Null.
S 07-12-1877 Lewis Royce bought NW corner of block 13 from Pliny M. Perkins.
S 07-26-1877 C. A. Brownson is building residence on Lewis st. near E. D. Perkins. S 8/2/1877 - Kate D. Brownson bought lots 3 and 6, block 2 (Perkins West Addition), from Edwin D. Perkins and wife.
S 07-26-1877 Mary Yahn bought lots 1 and 4, block 40, from Rudolph A. Wald and wife.
S 08-02-1877 Ferdinand Smith bought piece of land in Perkins Addition from Sarah Mullinder.
S 08-02-1877 John Adams building cellar on his land on river; plans to move house, now at rear of his meat market on Pine st., there. S 8/16/1877 - John Adam's house is moving. (House relocation)
S 08-09-1877 E. S. Voorhees building new house on Washington st. S 8/16/1877 - Voorhees breaking ground for new house. S 8/30/1877 - house rapidly progressing. S 9/20/1877 - house almost completed.
S 08-16-1877 Valentine Reuschlein having John Siebert and the Heinrich brothers put up a large wooden structure on corner of Pine & Madison sts.
S 08-16-1877 Barn on E. Rakow property at east end of Fox River bridge burned last Friday. A hook and ladder apparatus should at least be provided - editorial comment.
S 08-16-1877 Herman Calwer / Koldeway bought south half of NW quarter section of section 13, Burlington, from Henry Calwer / Koldeway.
S 09-20-1877 Casper Scheidt offers house with half acre of land southwest of the Catholic Church for sale.
S 09-27-1877 L. Hess offers new brick house on Lewis st. for sale or rent.
S 09-27-1877 Mr. & Mrs. M. P. Petrie living in house of Jacob Muth, Jr.
S 10-04-1877 E. S. Voorhees house on Washington st. is nearly completed.
S 10-04-1877 M. Siebert house is beginning to look like something.
S 10-18-1877 J. Kemptner tearing down house on corner of Main & Jefferson sts. and will build a new one.
S 10-18-1877 Peter Solomon / Salmen living on east side of Fox river.
S 10-25-1877 Mr. & Mrs. E. S. Voorhees moved to new house on Washington st. in time to celebrate 15th anniversary.
S 11-01-1877 Mrs. Susan Miller offers a residence for rent - 2 doors west of Mrs. Kate Miller's millinery on Chestnut st.
S 11-01-1877 Richard Nagle / Nagel building a new house near depot.
S 11-15-1877 John P. Mather offers brick house for rent or sale.
S 12-13-1877 F. W. Blake barn (on McHenry rd. near depot) burned to ground on Dec. 12.
S 12-27-1877 William Krueger to sell farm and other property at auction on Jan. 2, 1878. S 1/10/1878 - William Krueger's 100 acre farm for rent - 2 miles north of Burlington on corner of Rochester and Honey Creek roads.
S 01-10-1878 P. H. Cunningham rented from Jacob Muth the house built by Julius Zahn.
S 01-19-1878 Standard's publishing day changed to Saturday, from Thursday.
S 01-19-1878 John Kerkman bought lot 7, block 8, Sheldon's addition, from Henry Kerkman and wife.
S 02-09-1878 Mr. Kurtzrock / Kurzrok, residing over town hall, is building a residence on lot adjoining residence of James Crane.
S 02-09-1878 John Kemptner building house on corner of Jefferson & Main sts.; C. B. Wagner and family to occupy when completed.
S 02-16-1878 Antony Meinhardt bought lots 2 and 3, block 15, Perkins Addition, from sheriff.
S 02-16-1878 Fred Wells bought 6 acres in section 12 from S. Wildgrube.
S 02-16-1878 John Storray / Storey bought lots 1 and 2, block 6 (north side of White river), from Joseph Storray.
S 02-16-1878 Wendel Storray / Storey bought lots 7 and 8, block 6 (north side of White river), from Joseph Storray.
S 03-02-1878 William Breuckman bought house and land near Railroad Station from August German / Germann.
S 03-09-1878 To rent: Frame house owned by Mrs. Fay, 2 blocks south of Plymouth church.
S 03-16-1878 Vacant house on southern end of Kane st.
S 04-06-1878 Henry Miller bought part of section 4 from Carl Schultz. (Between Hwy. 142 and Fox River)
S 04-06-1878 August German / Germann bought lot 63, Gardner's addition, from Wilhelmina Macklisch / Micklish.
S 04-06-1878 Brick house and lot, known as Kumpf estate, adjoining north corner of Teutonia Hall offered for sale.
S 04-13-1878 George Muth to sell house and 4 lots on east side of Fox river at auction on April 18.
S 04-20-1878 Mrs. Tomlinson, nee Mather, bought Voorhees estate on Kane st. and will move there.
S 04-27-1878 George Rosenhauer having house built by Hermann Zannake / Zarneke.
S 05-04-1878 August German / Germann putting up a new house on depot road north of Mr. Hubbard's. German has sold former residence to W. H. Breuckman.
S 05-04-1878 Fire in house occupied by William B. Rhodes and J. J. Foltz on April 29. S 5/11/1878 - Engine saved building.
S 05-18-1878 Frank McCumber to move family from Burlington to Nebraska.
S 06-22-1878 William H. Peck offers 16 acres for sale located a half mile from Burlington, or 10 acres without buildings - S 8/23/1879.
S 07-06-1878 Nicholas May offers home on Geneva st. for sale.
S 07-20-1878 Foreclosure sale: Francis W. Blake vs. Margaret Scott, James Scott, and William C. Sheldon - 1st lot - section 4, town 2, southwest side of Fox River; 2nd lot - west bank of Fox River, section 33, township 3; 3rd lot - east bank of Fox River in sec. 33 and dam across Fox River and water power. (Scott's Mill property near Western Union (CM&St. P) railroad crossing.
S 07-27-1878 Fence with turned posts being put up at Peck estate, occupied by Charley Ball, opposite Mr. Nims residence. (Pine st.)
S 08-17-1878 Barn burned on Frank Kline farm, which is worked by William Luedke.
S 08-31-1878 William H. Newbury is building Val Smith's house (on Jefferson st.) on premises Smith recently bought from John Adams near the Fox river.
S 08-31-1878 Sheriff Lewis Konst and wife bought residence of Adam Kleinkopf.
S 09-21-1878 H. F. Smith moved his house from Barnes / Barns estate to lots on corner of Washington & Pine(?) sts. opposite the German Methodist church. S 9/28/1878 - house rolled up Washington st. to lot east of Andrew Sawyer's house. (House relocation)
S 09-28-1878 Mrs. Margrat Wagner, milliner, took apartment in house opposite the Western Union Hotel, recently vacated by Leonard Smith and family.
S 10-05-1878 Nic Fink advertises 203 acre farm, 6-1/2 miles south of Burlington, for sale.
S 10-12-1878 F. G. Kline / Klein rebuilding barn that burned down about harvest time; 40 x 46 foot barn is being built by Rodering / Rothering & German / Germann.
S 01-11-1879 Lewis Konst and family moved to house bought from Adam Kleinkopf, which is next building to Konst's new store.
S 02-08-1879 John Prasch again advertises 227 acre farm.
S 02-08-1879 George B. Dennis of Vienna moved to Burlington; rented estate of late Joseph Wimpenny.
S 03-08-1879 William Rasch bought house and lot - 10 acres - on McHenry rd. from William Hubbard.
S 03-22-1879 John Hegemann to put up new buildings on Washington st. behind Plymouth church.
S 03-22-1879 Mrs. T. VanSlyke offers residence and 2 lots on corner of Washington & Johnson sts. for sale or rent.
S 04-12-1879 John Adams advertises house and 4 lots on Dodge st., block 46, for sale.
S 05-03-1879 Rev. Corsbie rented part of C. Arnold's house.
S 05-10-1879 Hubert Wagner erecting iron fence in front of his estate on Geneva st.
S 05-10-1879 M. P. Petrie moved from "Canada" (Jacob Muth, Jr., house) to Lewis st.
S 05-31-1879 Ephraim Sawyer bought house next to malt house at sheriff's sale.
S 05-31-1879 E. L. Smith and family moved to rooms in R. Wald's store on Pine st.
S 06-28-1879 William Rasch built new barn at his place on McHenry rd.
S 06-28-1879 Mr. & Mrs. Joseph Storrye / Storey and family moved to Milwaukee.
S 07-19-1879 O. W. Chandler is erecting an iron fence in front of his residence on Kane st.
S 08-02-1879 John Hegeman built new residence on corner of Geneva & Johnson sts. next south to Plymouth church; to serve as residence of H. M. Corsbie for present. S 8/9/1879 - Rev. H. M. Corsbie and family moved in. S 8/23/1879 - Corsbie rented Lewis Royce residence on Chestnut st. S 8/30/1879 - Dr. C. L. Crandall rented Hegeman house. S 9/13/1879 - Dr. Crandall moved to Hegeman's new house. S 9/20/1879 - Corsbie and family moved to Royce residence a week ago.
S 08-09-1879 F. Wilhoft building addition to his house on Dodge st.
S 08-09-1879 Jacob Weirauch / Weyrauch building new barn on his premises west of fair grounds.
S 08-23-1879 Mr. Hoch built piazza along whole front of his house on Geneva st. (ws Geneva, 2n Amanda).
S 08-23-1879 Mr. & Mrs. Lewis Royce to move to Delavan. S 9/20/1879 - Royces moved a week ago Wed.
S 08-30-1879 New well being dug on premises of John Hegeman's new house.
S 08-30-1879 John Runkel has new farm house; about 5 miles south of Burlington.
S 09-13-1879 Valentine Smith putting in sidewalk on his side of Jefferson st.
S 09-20-1879 August German built a portico to his house on McHenry rd.
S 09-27-1879 John Kenealy / Connelly to move family to Racine where he was transferred by railroad company.
S 10-04-1879 H. L. Devereux has portico built on his residence on Kane st.
S 10-25-1879 Dr. J. H. Cooper and Eugene Hall establish a telephone connection between their residences.
S 11-15-1879 One wall of old stone house near the German Lutheran church tumbled during storm on Saturday. S 11/29/1879 - New front wall being put up in place of the one that caved in at T. W. Durgin's house on Pine st.
S 11-22-1879 Telephone now connects Col. Crane's store with his residence.
S 11-29-1879 Von Rosenberg is building an addition to his residence at Norton's Lake.
S 11-29-1879 C. B. Wagner family moved from east side of Fox river to rooms on Pine st. near his store.
1879 Christian Boub owned 2 residences in Burlington in 1879, one occupied by Mr. Helfrich and the other by Mr. Stroub; Boub also owns 120 acre farm on Kenosha rd., and store building occupied by A. Helfrich, jeweler. (Source: The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879, p. 636)
1879? George Fratt bought farm opposite Dyer's Lake from James Ashley, Sr. Owned farm until 1890. Information from "Frat House" booklet in Historical Society files.
1880 John Eckert bought the Appleyard farm 2 miles southeast of Burlington in 1880, per S 7/22/10.
S 02-07-1880 J. Hegeman advertises house on Johnson st. for sale or rent.
S 02-14-1880 Hubert Wagner, Jr., bought C. Chamberlain residence on Chestnut st. occupied by C. C. Gaylord - opposite fair grounds. Also in S 2/21/1880.
S 02-21-1880 Real estate transfers since Jan. 1, 1880, in Burlington and vicinity: Farms - Thomas Coles to M. Moulding, M. Moulding to Charles Kaddatz, John Eckert to Thomas Maloy, J. K. Howland to E. C. Benson, P. H. Cunningham to E. Henderson, W. H. Ashley to M. McLaughlin, E. C. Benson to E. Crawford, E. Crawford to E. C. Benson, N. Myers to E. C. Benson, Smith Estate to John R. Wilson, C. Schultz to A. Steinhoff, M. McLaughlin to C. Schultz, W. D. Rooker to A. Eddy Wells, Sarah Leach to John and Oliver Leach, L. M. Crosby to John Prasch. Village - E. C. Benson to M. L. Ayers (half of Flouring Mill); residences - E. C. Benson to E. Crawford, A. Chamberlin to H. Wagner, Jr., A. Meinhardt to W. D. Rooker; lot - A. Zwiebel to G. Pfester.
S 03-06-1880 John Russell offers house and 1 acre on Spring Prairie rd., 1 mile from Burlington, for sale or rent.
S 03-20-1880 Farm of 100 acres, 2 homes and barn, 5 miles from Burlington between 2 Anderson farms, offered for sale.
S 03-20-1880 J. F. Wegge offers for rent house on Chestnut st. occupied for several years by C. A. Brownson and family.
S 03-27-1880 L. Hess offers new brick house on Lewis st. for sale or rent.
S 04-17-1880 House of August Garske burned to ground. Garske now living in Mr. Ostermann's house.
S 04-17-1880 Charles Leber sold house on road to depot to Mrs. C. Smith, who moved to Burlington from Kenosha. Leber has built house and stable on Mill st. near his machine works.
S 04-17-1880 John Uhen lathing, plastering, and finishing off his house.
S 05-01-1880 Caspar Eisenbarth / Eisenbart bought 9 building lots on the Depot road from Palmer Gardner.
S 05-01-1880 Mr. Armitage is putting wood side walks in front of his residence and Mrs. Wimpenny's property.
S 05-01-1880 Palmer Gardner is having wells dug at residence and at farm. At farm, water was hit at 16 feet.
S 05-08-1880 William Rittman and family moved back to Mrs. Rittman's (nee Caroline Wackerman) old home.
S 05-22-1880 Mr. Benedict building barn on his estate near the depot. S 5/29/1880 - estate occupied by G. H. Wilbur.
S 05-22-1880 Barney Brehm building the foundation for a house near his own residence. S 6/12/1880 - Barney Brehm is building new house on Madison st. S 6/19/1880 - Barney Brehm's new house on Madison st. is nearing completion.
S 07-24-1880 Picket fence added to Capt. Tyler's property, occupied by E. Merton.
S 07-24-1880 Dr. Cooper has a new carriage house.
S 08-07-1880 F. Schemmer has a new stable.
S 08-14-1880 Nims & Voorhees building stable / workshop / woodshed building for O. W. Chandler on Kane st.
S 08-14-1880 Eugene Wehmhoff bought Barns estate as residence for himself and his family.
S 08-14-1880 For sale: residence on Dyer st. between High School (Lincoln School) and Mrs. Spoor's.
S 09-25-1880 Guardian's sale: 2/3s of several parcels - for Fred W. and Charles E. Barns.
S 10-16-1880 For sale by August Gaske / Garske: 2 lots joining the old Rittman estate and extending from Liberty st. on the south to Jefferson st. on the north.
S 11-20-1880 This issue is misplaced on the microfilm - follows S 9/25/1880.
S 12-11-1880 Esquire Royce offers his house and lot for sale.
S 12-18-1880 George W. French offers house and land on Jefferson st. towards Fox River bridge for rent or sale.
S 01-01-1881 P. H. Cunningham and wife in newly remodeled (enlarged) residence just beyond the banks of the Fox river on the east side. House originally built by Edward Zahn for son, Julius, from whom the Cunninghams bought.
S 04-16-1881 Ferdinand Smith owns and occupies house on Washington st. recently vacated by A. Kettelhut. Building barn. S 4/30/1881 - remodeling interior of residence.
F 04-19-1881 Anton Delano obtained lots 1 and 2, block 4 (original plat), from John Davis.
F 04-19-1881 Patrick Connor obtained lots 2, 3, and 4, block 76, from P. H. Cunningham and wife.
S 05-07-1881 Hubert Wagner, Sr., is building an extensive addition to his house on Geneva st. More in S 5/14/1881.
F 05-17-1881 C. G. Foltz put down a new floor in dining room of house - alternating strips of black walnut and maple.
F 05-17-1881 Eugene Wehmhoff improving the premises of his residence on corner of Pine & Washington sts.
F 05-24-1881 Andrew Sawyer's residence is at corner of Washington & Dyer sts.
F 06-07-1881 F. S. Perkins completed a store house in close proximity to his residence in which he will store thousands of interesting Indian and prehistoric relics and other articles for which he has not sufficient room in his well-filled house.
F 07-12-1881 Roof replaced on F. Reuschlein's Geneva st. residence. Also adding a story to addition at rear of main building. Also in S 7/16/1881.
F 07-12-1881 Dr. Darling adding wing to his small house on Chestnut st. above the fair grounds on opposite side of street.
S 07-15-1881 J. J. Foltz bought residence where he has resided for several months.
S 07-23-1881 Mr. Beaumeister / Baumeister having new house built about 3 miles from Burlington.
F 07-26-1881 Will and John Wilson are renting and conducting the Palmer Gardner farm.
S 08-06-1881 D. M. Montgomery sold 136 acre farm about a mile and a half from Burlington to Mr. Crawford, a relative of William Wilson.
S 08-06-1881 Dr. Boyd, Episcopal pastor, living at residence of Mrs. Hartt at east end of Fox River bridge.
F 08-23-1881 D. Carl (Dietrich Karl - F 10/25/1881) is building a new residence on Jefferson st.
F 08-30-1881 Fine brick house on corner of Jefferson & West sts., owned by J. S. Crane, is offered for sale. Two lots and a good barn with well and cistern on the property. Also in F 9/6/1881. (Note: This is property on northeast corner where city parking lot is now (2008) located.)
F 09-06-1881 William Rhodes, corner Pine & Jefferson sts., making improvements on his premises. (Note: This is property on northeast corner where city hall is now (2008) located.)
F 09-13-1881 Mrs. Crawford offers Montgomery farm of 110 acres for sale - 1 mile west of Burlington on Spring Prairie rd.
S 09-17-1881 J. S. Crane family moved to Chicago - several paragraphs on Crane.
S 09-17-1881 C. E. Sawyer offers for sale frame house, barn, and 1 acre lot not quite a mile northwest of Burlington on road to Teutonia Park.
S 09-17-1881 Mr. & Mrs. R. F. Pettibone and Mr. & Mrs. Eugene Hall to occupy Mrs. J. S. Spoor's residence on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. on or about Oct. 1. S 9/24/1881 - house being improved prior to occupancy.
F 09-20-1881 H. C. Buell bought E. S. Voorhees house and lot on Washington st. Also in S 10/1/1881 and F 10/4/1881. E. S. Voorhees to buy place that C. C. Gaylord vacates.
S 09-24-1881 Mr. Muecklish / Micklish putting up new house on Jefferson st. on spot where house was burned down. Believe it is for Mr. Karl of Chicago.
S 09-24-1881 Caspar Schaidt / Scheidt, who lives on hill near St. Mary's Church, rented house to George Spoor.
S 09-24-1881 E. E. Foltz and family vacate Edward D. Perkins house on Lewis st.; Mrs. Perkins to reoccupy.
S 09-24-1881 E. E. Foltz to reside in Mrs. VanSlyke's house on Washington st. Mrs. VanSlyke to move to Chicago.
S 09-24-1881 E. Kienzle offers for rent his house on Lewis st. occupied by H. Eugene Sheldon.
F 09-27-1881 E. S. Voorhees bought Rice property on Dyer st. F 10/4/1881 - Rice property next to school house.
F 10-04-1881 Houses scarce in Burlington.
F 10-04-1881 Eugene Sheldon moved to house on corner of Jefferson & West sts. vacated by J. S. Crane. S 10/1/1881 - Sheldon moved from Kienzle / Kinzle house on Lewis st.
F 10-04-1881 Jim Edmonds moved from Pine st. to house just over White river on East side.
F 10-04-1881 Frank Allen moved to Pine st. home vacated by Jim Edmonds.
F 10-04-1881 Mr. Thurston moved from rooms in stone building on corner of Pine & Washington sts. to Capt. Tyler house on Chestnut st. above the fair grounds. S 10/1/1881 - S. A. Thurston.
F 10-04-1881 Mrs. Smith and her daughter, mother, and sister of E. R. Smith will occupy rooms vacated by Mr. Thurston in stone building on corner of Pine & Washington sts.
F 10-04-1881 C. C. Gaylord moved to house vacated by Eugene Sheldon on Lewis st. S 10/1/1881 - Kienzle house
F 10-04-1881 A. Huse moved from building on corner of Pine & Washington sts. to his home on Main st. / McHenry st. nearly opposite the Catholic Church.
F 10-18-1881 Mrs. M. Meikins / Meakins offers her property on the corner of Pine & Washington sts. for sale. Good business location, stone buildings, with well and cistern.
S 10-22-1881 John Hegemann advertises 2 story stone house on Geneva st. for sale. Also house for sale or rent on Liberty st.
F 10-25-1881 Mrs. M. Spoor fixing up residence on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. House occupied jointly by Eugene Hall and Robert F. Pettibone (and their respective ladies, per S 9/17/1881). F 10/4/1881 - Rev. L. A. Pettibone boards with Robert.
F 10-25-1881 A. Meinhardt has completed the foundation for a large barn on his lots south of Chandler's on Kane st. He will build the barn early in spring and, as soon as possible thereafter, will start erecting a residence.
F 10-25-1881 W. A. Colby started building residence on Pine "Av." just above the German Lutheran church. Also in S 11/19/1881. S 12/3/1881 - work progressing. S 12/24/1881 and F 12/27/1881 - Colbys moved to new home on Pine st. next to Mr. Nims residence.
F 10-25-1881 Chris Kees building substantial stone addition to his residence "in suburbs."
F 10-25-1881 Charles Fallett on Main st. / McHenry st. a short distance from the depot erects a one story addition to his house.
F 10-25-1881 John Uhen, near the Catholic Church, building a barn on his premises.
F 10-25-1881 Henry Scheel building house on east side of Fox river.
F 10-25-1881 Dietrich Karl has nearly completed new residence near the Catholic Church.
S 11-12-1881 Mrs. P. M. Perkins has new fence in front of her Geneva st. property - turned white cedar posts and 3 rows of gas-pipe connecting them.
F 11-15-1881 A. Helfrich bought lot on Pine st. from F. S. Perkins a short distance southeast of the "new" Episcopal church and will build a residence. S 11/19/1881 - Helfrich building new home. S 12/3/1881 - work progressing.
S 12-03-1881 Herman Wald and family moved from "Canada" to former Klingele house on Washington st. just below H. C. Buell residence.
S 12-17-1881 Jacob Brehm residence, known as "Rittmann house," threatened with fire, which was put out.
F 12-27-1881 L. O. Whitman painting house white; had been yellowish brown.
S 12-31-1881 Houses scarce in Burlington just now.
S 12-31-1881 Antony Meinhardt having barn built by Fred and William Itzin.
S 12-31-1881 Nicholas Gill moved family to house owned by A. J. Hannas on corner of Jefferson & West sts. vacated by W. A. Colby (later the Matt Cunningham house). Also in F 1/3/1882.
S 01-14-1882 Barney Eberts's / Ebbers's house, recently bought from Mr. Bushman, is on McHenry rd. near Finke's Brewery.
F 01-17-1882 Wm. Rhodes bought the brick house on Jefferson st. nearly opposite the J. S. Crane property. F 3/7/1882 - Rhodes repairing house and has raised frame of new barn.
F 01-17-1882 Frame raised on A. Helfrich's new house on Pine st.; 1 story, 28 x 28, with cellar, well, cistern, etc. S 3/11/1882 - house nearing completion. F 3/14/1882 - house completed. F 5/30/1882 - other buildings and grounds nearly completed.
S 01-28-1882 George M. Healy offers 113 acre farm 4 miles north of Burlington and 3-1/2 miles west of Rochester for sale.
F 01-31-1882 Farm residence of Maurice L. Ayers destroyed by fire. Also in S 2/4/1882. F 2/7/1882 - fire mentioned twice. F 4/4/1882 - M. L. Ayers to build new residence on farm near Honey Creek.
F 02-07-1882 F. Wegge offers house and lot on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts. for sale or rent.
S 02-18-1882 Antony Meinhardt digging well near where he will build his new house this spring. S 3/11/1882 - Workmen engaged on Antony Meinhardt's new home on Kane st.
S 03-18-1882 Robert Norris advertises old Sheldon farm, 4 miles from Burlington on Kenosha rd., for sale or rent. Shoemaker Henry Ham (Harm?) was living there when Norris bought it.
S 03-18-1882 William Rhodes building barn on property opposite J. S. Crane's former residence. S 4/1/1882 - Rhodes rebuilding house on property.
F 03-28-1882 E. R. Smith, high school principal, bought the West st. house he has been occupying for some years from Dr. Merrick. S 4/1/1882 - Dr. J. C. Merrick.
F 03-28-1882 C. E. Clench leased and will occupy the large stone house on Chestnut st. owned by Mr. Wegge and occupied for some years past by J. A. Dickerman.
S 04-01-1882 Martin G. Prasch bought Mrs. Sarah Morton house and lot on Lewis st. Also in F 3/28/1882 - house and grounds formerly owned by Mrs. William Morton.
S 04-01-1882 A. Gehrker bought land in sections 7 and 17, town of Burlington, from Leopold Reinhard.
F 04-04-1882 Attorney E. Merton bought from Lorenzo Hess the home Merton has been living in on Lewis st.
F 04-04-1882 John Staker / Stocker bought lots 1, 2, 3, and 4, block 53 (on Madison st. between Dodge & Calumet sts.), from Milton T. Darling. Also in S 4/1/1882.
F 04-04-1882 Frederick Naffien bought all of block 66 in village from Henry Stang (block bounded by State, Dodge, Adams, and Calumet sts.). Also in S 4/1/1882.
F 04-04-1882 Margaret Reid bought 48 and 9/16 acres in northwest quarter of sec. 31 from Catherine Crawford. Also in S 4/1/1882.
F 04-04-1882 Joseph Goeke bought northeast quarter and northwest quarter of northwest quarter of section 7 from Frederick Stohr. Also in S 4/1/1882.
F 04-11-1882 Mrs. George W. Ball (nee Henrietta Wood) doing carpet weaving on Chestnut st. a few blocks above the Fair Grounds in what was formerly known as the David Smith house. F 8/29/1882 - George W. Ball offers carpet loom for sale.
F 04-11-1882 John Russell advertises 3 large rooms in a desirable location.
S 04-15-1882 Mason work started on new residence of Anthony Meinhardt. S 4/29/1882 - work progressing.
S 04-15-1882 Frank A. Schwaller bought house and lot on Geneva st., formerly owned by Michael Wagner, Sr. Also in F 4/18/1882. S 4/29/1882 - making improvements.
S 04-15-1882 George C. Denniston moved family to house on Chestnut st. formerly occupied by Louis Konst. Also in F 4/4/1882.
S 04-15-1882 John Hegeman added bay window to residence he owns that is occupied by John Wurms.
S 04-22-1882 Edwin R. Smith built addition to residence on West st. and put plank walk to door from gate.
F 04-25-1882 J. A. Dickerman rented house on Kendall st. from Mrs. S. Schumacher, who will move to Racine. Also in S 4/29/1882. F 10/3/1882 - Mrs. Schumacher returned to Burlington.
F 04-25-1882 Rev. W. C. Armstrong, new Episcopal rector, to occupy stone house on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts., owned by F. Wegge and vacated by J. A. Dickerman. Also in S 4/29/1882.
S 04-29-1882 C. G. Foltz moved barn to rear of residence. (Barn relocation)
F 05-02-1882 J. N. Benedict built barn on his premises a few rods south of the depot and occupied by H. R. Hall.
S 05-06-1882 William Rhodes's brick residence on Jefferson st. is nearing completion.
F 05-16-1882 Miss Carrie Nelson will do sewing at her residence on Pine st. one door south of the German Lutheran church.
F 05-16-1882 George Verhalen bought Kumpf property on Geneva st. between C. J. Jones residence and Teutonia Hall. S 6/10/1882 - bought 3 pieces of land in village from Simon Kumpf estate. Also in F 6/13/1882 Moved in - F 10/24/1882.
S 05-20-1882 R. Reinger bought lots 7 and 8, block 67, from E. S. Sawyer.
F 05-30-1882 William Choak moved from Pine st. to east side of Fox river.
F 06-06-1882 Rev. D. W. Hulburt and family in house with A. Zernake / Zerneke on Lewis st.
F 06-06-1882 New Meinhardt home rapidly assuming proportions. S 6/24/1882 - work progressing. S 7/15/1882 - mason work finished. S 7/22/1882 - Roof being put on Meinhart house. S 8/5/1882 - more on house.
F 06-06-1882 Mrs. Becker completed new roof on her brick house at corner of Jefferson & West sts.
S 06-10-1882 House and ground formerly owned by Mrs. Crane and occupied by J. J. Foltz for sale. F 7/11/1882 - J. J. Foltz bought the widow Crane property on Dyer st., which he has rented for past 4 years. Also in S 7/15/1882.
S 06-17-1882 Julia Burhans offers 120 acre farm for sale.
F 06-20-1882 George C. Denniston and family rented brick house on Jefferson st. recently remodeled by William Rhodes. Also in S 6/17/1882.
F 07-11-1882 Neighbors have "hauling bee" for brick for M. L. Ayers new house near Honey Creek. S 8/5/1882 - M. L. Ayers' new residence at Honey Creek described.
S 07-22-1882 Mr. Vandersand / Vande Sand / VandeSand is putting up a handsome new brick house on the east side of the Fox river.
S 08-05-1882 George Verhalen is improving the residence he lately bought from the Kumpf estate.
S 08-12-1882 Frank Schwaller making extensive improvements at residence he recently bought.
S 08-12-1882 Mrs. John Pennington Mather offers house and lot on State st. for rent.
F 08-29-1882 Eugene Hall moved to house lately occupied by Mrs. M. A. Forbes. (Hall house - corner of Geneva & Dyer sts. - later Knights of Columbus clubhouse)
F 08-29-1882 Mrs. Spoor expected to occupy her own house, corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts., being vacated by Eugene Hall.
F 08-29-1882 A. Koing / Koenig / King barn, about 3 miles southeast of Burlington, struck by lightning and burned down last Friday. Also in S 9/2/1882 - Koning.
S 09-09-1882 Meinhardt residence "looming up grand."
F 09-26-1882 Christian Boub offers all real estate holdings at auction Oct. 30. Includes lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7 of block 11 - good houses on lots 5 and 7 (block adjoining Fox river and bounded by Fox, Second - now Milwaukee ave., North - now Congress st., and Third sts.; and farm 2 miles southeast of Burlington on Kenosha road.
F 09-26-1882 J. C. von Rosenberg obliged to go to Europe; offers 188 acre farm at Norton's lake for sale. F 10/10/1882 - public auction of farm animals and equipment advertised. Also in S 10/7/1882 and S 10/14/1882.
F 10-03-1882 Vernon Raleigh bought John Watkins farm in Spring Prairie 2 or 3 miles west of Burlington.
F 10-10-1882 Dr. G. E. Newell and wife moved to Burlington; sold Waterford residence to Ira Rice. Also in S 10/7/1882.
S 10-21-1882 John Ries advertises auction at residence on Geneva st.
F 10-31-1882 A. Kercher / Karcher bought 220 acre farm 4 miles south of Burlington from Runkel estate.
S 11-18-1882 Mathew Cunningham moved to house he recently bought from Ad Hannas. F 11/28/1882 - house on corner of Jefferson & West sts. being repaired and improved.
S 11-18-1882 John Gill moved to house vacated by Mathew Cunningham on other side of river.
F 11-21-1882 Ferdinand Richter has nearly completed stone house on East st. on east side of Fox river. S 11/18/1882 - Mr. Richter putting up new house.
S 12-09-1882 Joseph Phillipp, baker, moved to Rakow's house on east side of Fox river.
F 12-26-1882 Force pump in kitchen of Meinhardt's new residence fills huge tank in attic and supplies each room with warm or cold water.
F 01-09-1883 Barney Brehm building house on lot opposite his residence on State st. (1876 Directory showed Barney Brehm residence on northeast corner of West & State sts.)
F 01-09-1883 J. B. Buell sold farm in Bloomfield and will probably move to Burlington.
F 02-06-1883 John Billett, formerly of Exchange House, and family moved to Rockford, Ill.
F 03-27-1883 House and lot on corner of West & Jefferson sts. for sale.
F 04-03-1883 M. Bowman, son-in-law of E. B. Fowlston, bought E. N. White farm in town of Lyons.
F 04-10-1883 George and Ed. H. Loomis moved to house vacated by Frank Fintzel. F 5/15/1883 - Fintzel was in house on Madison st. owned by Barney Brehm.
F 04-10-1883 Mrs. C. K. Norton and daughter moved to portion of F. H. Nims house on Pine st.
F 04-10-1883 J. B. Buell bought T. M. Martin house on Lewis st. and moved family in. F 4/24/1883 - Buell building large barn on property. (later 592 Lewis st.)
S 04-14-1883 Meinhardt's new house on Kane st. is fast approaching completion. S 4/28/1883 - Meinhardts moving in.
F 04-17-1883 William J. Rittman rented and moved to von Rosenberg farm at Norton's lake. Also in S 4/14/1883.
F 04-17-1883 J. A. Dickerman rented Mr. Zernake / Zerneke's 2 story brick house on Lewis st. for 3 years.
S 04-28-1883 Anthony Meinhardt family moved to new home on Kane st. F 5/22/1883 - Meinhardts in house.
S 04-28-1883 Michael Cunningham bought 80 acres of Barnes estate situated near his farm east of Brown's lake. Also in F 5/1/1883.
F 05-01-1883 John Falon / Fallon bought 132 acre farm on which he has been living from Barnes estate; about 3 and a half miles east of Burlington.
F 05-01-1883 E. Benson and Daniel Warren bought small tracts. S 5/5/1883 - John Follon / Fallon, 132 acres, and Daniel Warren, 20 acres, from Barnes estate.
F 05-01-1883 Mrs. Everitt bought Theodore Riel house and lot on Pine st.
F 05-01-1883 Theodore Riel lately bought house on corner of Kane & Liberty sts. and will move there as soon as Meinhardts move to new home.
F 05-01-1883 For sale: house and lot on east side of Fox river, 3rd house from bridge on right hand side, occupied for several years past by Dr. Frederick Kords. Also in S 5/5/1883 and subsequent issues.
S 05-05-1883 Phillip Griebel bought Mr. Thering's / Tiering house on Jefferson st.
S 05-05-1883 Fire at S. P. Green residence on north side of mill dam; fire department called out for first time in a couple of years.
F 05-15-1883 Foundation for Barney Brehm's new home about completed. Will be about size and style of his house on Madison st. formerly occupied by Frank Fintzel.
F 05-15-1883 John Reynolds offers for sale his property of 5 acres with house on Chestnut st. adjoining town.
S 05-19-1883 Theodore Riel moved to house formerly occupied by Anthony Meinhardt, which Riel bought some months ago. Also in F 5/22/1883.
F 05-22-1883 Capt. S. E. Tyler to build large main part to his small building on upper end of Chestnut st.
F 05-22-1883 L. O. Whitman building large kitchen on rear of his house on Madison st.
F 05-22-1883 John Stoecker / Stacker building one or two additions to his house on Dodge st.
F 05-22-1883 Oscar Robinson building ell or small kitchen to house on Main (McHenry) st. on road to depot.
F 06-05-1883 Becker property on corner of Jefferson & West sts., now occupied by Miss Appleyard, bought by German Ev. Lutheran Society, which withdrew from St. John's Lutheran church on Pine st. Will build church on corner and use house as parsonage.
S 06-09-1883 Mathew Cunningham is making extensive improvements on his house on Jefferson st. by raising it and otherwise fixing it up. Also in F 6/5/1883.
S 06-09-1883 Niles Ayers is building a new house on the Rochester road just outside Burlington. S 6/23/1883 - almost completed.
S 06-16-1883 Captain Tyler building new residence on Chestnut st. just beyond the Fair Grounds.
S 06-30-1883 For sale - Frame house on the east side of Fox river occupied for last 7 years by Dr. Frederick Kords.
S 06-30-1883 Anthony Meinhardt has put a fence around his residence on Kane st.
S 06-30-1883 Matt. Cunningham building large addition to his residence on Jefferson st. Also put up fence in front part of lot.
S 07-28-1883 For sale: Brick house on Johnson st. Inquire of John Hegeman on Geneva st.
F 07-31-1883 George Ball moved to house on Benjamin Fox farm near railroad bridge and will tend farm until Mr. & Mrs. Fox return from Pacific Coast, probably next spring.
F 08-07-1883 Barney Brehm's new house on State st. nearly completed. Two story wooden structure with square or hip roof with one story addition at rear. W. A. Bennett and wife to occupy. F 8/14/1883 - square roofed house on corner of State & West st. being built under supervision of Jacob Brehm.
F 08-07-1883 Matt Cunningham house on corner of Jefferson & West sts. thoroughly rebuilt. House, formerly story and a half with one story wing, is now two stories, wing and main building; with kitchen and dining room addition at rear. F 8/14/1883 - Matt Cunningham's house completely rebuilt, remodeled, and improved; 2 stories high, full light windows, and fence, with veranda soon to be added.
F 08-14-1883 John Stoecker / Stacker house on Dodge st. at foot of Madison st. is progressing toward completion; 2 story main part with 1 story wing, both with gable roofs; veranda on southwest side in front of wing.
F 08-14-1883 Capt. S. E. Tyler's new house on upper Chestnut st. is nearly completed. Bay window and porch over front entrance. Also in S 8/11/1883.
F 08-14-1883 Niles H. Ayers new house nearly complete; 2 story gable roofed house with wing of same height.
F 08-14-1883 Mrs. Beaumeister / Baumeister putting up small dwelling in "Canada" on east side of Fox river.
F 08-14-1883 Andrew Fenn building 14 x 26 foot barn on his premises on east side of Fox river. Also in S 8/18/1883.
F 08-21-1883 Fred Naffien building stone barn on his premises on Dodge st.
S 08-21-1883 N. H. Ayers house a short distance from village limits - description. S 9/1/1883 - almost completed.
S 08-25-1883 Joseph Althoff is building a new house on lots recently bought from Henry Stang. F 8/21/1883 - on Jefferson st. nearly opposite Fred Itzen / Itzin residence.
F 08-28-1883 Capt. S. E. Tyler moved to new house on upper Chestnut st.
S 09-08-1883 George Verhalen bought 241.6 acres in town of Burlington from Cornelia Barns.
S 09-08-1883 John Warren bought 20 acres in section 3 form Cornelia Barns.
S 09-08-1883 George Verhalen bought part of section 3 from John Davis.
S 09-08-1883 George Verhalen bought part of section 21 from C. Hillman.
F 09-18-1883 John Stacker's new house on Dodge st. nearly completed; 2 story gable roofed with 1 story wing.
F 09-18-1883 Albert M. Sawyer offers for sale 60 acre farm about half way between Rochester and Honey Creek.
S 10-06-1883 Heirs of Mathias Klingele wish to dispose of frame dwelling on Washington st. occupied by Herman Wald.
F 10-09-1883 W. A. Bennett moved to new Brehm house on corner of State & West sts.
F 10-09-1883 Joseph Jackson rented house in which W. A. Bennett and wife formerly lived.
F 10-09-1883 H. E. Sheldon moved from Crane house on Jefferson st. to Arnold house opposite the fair grounds entrance.
F 10-09-1883 Mrs. G. H. Wilbur and family to occupy Crane house on Jefferson st. S 10/20/1883 - J. H. Wilbur.
F 10-09-1883 Mrs. Edwin R. Smith and family moved to Manitowoc; Smith residence (on West st.) to be occupied by George and Edward Loomis.
S 10-13-1883 Pierce Murphy bought the Casper Schaidt / Scheidt residence on McHenry st. Schaidt to move to Nebraska.
S 10-20-1883 J. H. Wilbur now living in house formerly occupied by E. S. Sheldon on Jefferson st.
F 10-30-1883 Matt Cunningham completed residence on corner of Jefferson & West sts.; has housewarming party.
F 11-06-1883 Phillip Griebel and family, formerly on Racine rd. 4 miles east of Burlington, moved to house near the Catholic school house. (Thering house on Jefferson st.)
F 11-06-1883 Old man Kensler (Kinzle?) living on corner of Conkey & Lewis sts. (Could be Kienzle or Kinzle.)
F 11-06-1883 C. K. Norton farm of 40 acres between Brown's and Norton's lakes for sale.
F 11-06-1883 2 story house owned by B. Brehm and lately occupied by G. C. and E. H. Loomis for sale. S 11/10/1883 - House on Madison st. formerly occupied by George and Ed Loomis for rent.
F 11-06-1883 Spoor property on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. offered for sale.
S 11-10-1883 Mrs. Catherine Zubrod offers 48 acre farm for rent; 1-1/2 miles south of Burlington on Wheatland rd.
F 11-20-1883 Steam heating apparatus put in A. Meinhardt's new home.
F 11-20-1883 James Edmonds inherits John Edmonds house and lot on corner of Madison & Pine sts.
F 11-20-1883 F. A. Windmulden bought lots 1, 2, 3, 7, and 8 in block ? east side of White river from Mrs. Caroline Boub. S 11/24/1883 - Windmulhen.
F 11-20-1883 Fred. Stoehr bought lot 6, block 31, from Henry Miller. (East side of Dodge st., 2nd lot from Jefferson st.) S 11/24/1883 - B. F. Stoehr.
F 11-20-1883 Mary Ann Campbell bought house and lot on Geneva st. from Louis Leber. Also in S 11/24/1883.
F 11-20-1883 John Erke bought house and lots on upper Chestnut st. from John Stagman. Also in S 11/24/1883.
F 11-20-1883 Joseph Jackson bought house and lot on Lewis st. from J. J. Foltz. Also in S 11/24/1883.
S 11-24-1883 John Dietrich, Jr., and family residing with grandmother opposite the Catholic Church.
F 11-27-1883 Fred Uhen bought farm of late Clark Norton between Norton's lake and Brown's lake. Also in S 12/1/1883. F 12/4/1883 - Fred. P. Norton, who has been on farm, will move to Kansas. S 12/22/1883 - Uhen moved family to farm; will run saloon until spring.
S 12-01-1883 Robert Norris advertises house and 1 or 2 acres for rent on Kenosha rd. 4 miles east of Burlington.
F 12-04-1883 Strong possibility that M. L. Ayers will build house on Pine st. on lot Episcopal church was to have been built and where the foundation now stands.
F 12-04-1883 M. P. Petrie bought house and two or three lots on Washington st., opposite E. Wehmhoff's residence, from Klingele estate. Also in S 12/1/1883. The old house will probably be torn down or moved. (House relocation)
F 12-04-1883 Several people put up street illuminators in front of residences or places of business: Brehm, Bennett, Reynolds, Perkins, Nims, Buell, Rasch, Colby, and others.
S 12-08-1883 F. A. Schwaller shingling and making other improvements on Geneva st. residence.
F 12-11-1883 Mrs. Hendricks and Mr. Germann on road leading to depot (McHenry rd.) build new barns.
S 12-22-1883 Thomas Cunningham and Henry Keyes / Kies bought the old M. Klingele homestead; will put up two stores in the spring.
F 01-08-1884 Spoor property on corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. for sale. Ad still running in F 5/13/1884.
F 01-15-1884 For sale: 5 acre property on Chestnut st. adjoining the town plat - by John Reynolds.
F 01-22-1884 Charles F. Bliss bought 40 acre Konst farm in town of Burlington at sheriff's sale. Also in S 1/19/1884.
S 01-26-1884 For sale: The Henningfield property on Liberty st. near the Catholic school house.
F 02-05-1884 M. P. Petrie has Charles L. Graham draw plans for 2 story residence to be erected on lots on Washington st., opposite E. Wehmhoff's residence, lately bought from Klingele estate. New house wiil replace old rickety one there now. F 2/26/1884 - Petrie advertises old house for sale. F 3/18/1884 - Petrie's new house being built by Charles L. Graham and Charlie Storms.
S 02-23-1884 Barney Brehm building new barn at residence.
S 02-23-1884 Timothy Brenan / Brennan bought former Konst farm from C. F. Bliss.
F 02-26-1884 M. P. Petrie and family moved from 2nd story of H. Miller's building on Pine st. to rooms over Zilke / Zielke / Zelke store. S 3/1/1884 - M. P. Petrie and family moved to rooms over Zilke's store.
F 02-26-1884 H. Miller and family occupy rooms in his building vacated by M. P. Petrie and family. Also in S 3/1/1884.
S 03-15-1884 Partition sale of NE quarter of NE quarter of section 17, township 2, and NW quarter of NW quarter of section 16, township 2, and lot 13, block 4, Perkins West Addition - Joseph Reinger / Ranker vs. Reinger, Weinborn, et al.
S 03-15-1884 M. P. Petrie hauling lumber for new house on grounds he bought from Klingele estate.
F 03-18-1884 Mrs. E. Mathews bought house and lot on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts.
F 03-18-1884 Mrs. A. VanSlyke returned to Burlington from Lake Geneva and will again occupy her residence on Washington st., which E. E. Foltz and family have vacated.
S 03-22-1884 F. J. Prasch and family moved from Chestnut st. to Conkey st. last Thursday.
F 03-25-1884 E. C. Benson building new residence on Lewis st.; using portions of bowling alley he bought last fall. F 4/15/1884 - Benson finishing new house.
F 04-01-1884 To rent: property formerly owned by Mr. Wald near old woolen mill on east side of White river.
S 04-05-1884 Joseph A. Wagner moved to residence of Mrs. Friedericke Schmidt on Washington st.
S 04-05-1884 G. C. Rasch & Bro. bought old house on M. P. Petrie's lot on Washington st. and moved it to the rear of their store to be used as a store house.
F 04-08-1884 J. L. Williams and family moved to Royce house on upper Chestnut st.
F 04-08-1884 William Schuth bought Mr. Mich's house and lot on Pine st. (N. Pine) nearly opposite J. A. Dickerman's cooper shop.
F 04-15-1884 Joseph Hoch vs. John and Caroline Wurms - foreclosure of part of block 19, original plat of Burlington, and other parcels.
F 04-22-1884 A. Helfrich bought lot just north of and adjoining his lot on Pine st. (S. Pine).
F 04-22-1884 For sale or rent: Property owned by John F. Wegge on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts. and occupied by Rev. W. C. Armstrong.
S 04-26-1884 M. P. Petrie is building new residence on Washington st. F 3/18/1884 - article and ad selling old house for $100. S 5/10/1884 - foundation almost completed. S 5/17/1884 and S 6/7/1884 - progress. F 5/20/1884 - Frame of M. P. Petrie's house nearly enclosed. S 6/28/1884 - receiving finishing touches. S 7/3/1884 - being plastered. S 8/2/1884 - almost ready for occupancy. S 11/8/1884 - being painted.
F 04-29-1884 H. A. Sheldon recently sold his pink colored grout house on Pine st. to Miss Ellen Appleyard, who now occupies one half and rented the other.
S 05-03-1884 Charles Keuper put up a picket fence between his lot on Pine st. and Henry Stang's residence.
S 05-03-1884 Joseph Pieters bought house next to his on Jefferson st. at sheriff's sale.
S 05-03-1884 Mrs. E. Berger and family occupy homestead south of Burlington.
F 05-06-1884 Mrs. Bertha Sechrist bought 3 lots opposite Mr. Stiles' residence and will build residence.
S 05-10-1884 Rev. W. C. Armstrong and family occupy L. O. Whitman house on Madison st. Also in F 5/6/1884.
F 05-13-1884 G. E. S. Fellows property on Liberty st. for rent.
S 05-17-1884 August German and wife celebrate tin wedding at residence on McHenry rd.
S 05-17-1884 Mr. & Mrs. Adam Beller living on Pine st.
F 06-03-1884 Mrs. John Pennington Mather moved from Exchange House to her home on State st.
S 06-07-1884 George Verhalen building barn on farm east of Burlington. Also in F 6/3/1884, which added that Francis Bankes also raised a new barn; both on Rochester rd. east of Burlington.
F 06-17-1884 Mrs. J. B. Hall home is on Liberty st. between T. W. Durgin and E. N. White.
F 07-01-1884 Will Hoyt is building an addition to his brick residence a few miles north of Burlington.
F 08-12-1884 Leonard Smith to erect new residence on Jefferson st.; foundation this fall, house next spring.
F 09-23-1884 E. G. Henderson sold farm a few miles from Burlington. F 11/4/1884 - Henderson to auction farm implements, animals, and household furniture; farm 3-1/2 miles southeast of Burlington and Kenosha road.
F 09-23-1884 E. Wehmhoff building frame building at rear of his residence on corner of Pine & Washington sts. to be used as laundry, woodshed, and storeroom. Also in S 9/27/1884.
F 10-14-1884 James Kelly bought home and lot on Chestnut st. from M. T. Hayes.
F 10-14-1884 John B. Klane property in sec. 26, town 3, for sale. S 10/25/1884 - Administrator's sale: on farm of late John B. Klane about 3 miles east of Burlington, adjacent to farm of Daniel Cunningham. S 11/1/1884 - John Ketterhagen bought farm of late John B. Klane.
S 10-25-1884 Barbara Seubert offers house and 4 3/4 acres on McHenry road near the Catholic Church for sale.
S 11-01-1884 To rent: House on Chestnut st. formerly occupied by M. T. Hayes.
F 11-04-1884 Mrs. Caroline Krueger to sell 100 acre farm, 2-1/2 miles north of Burlington on Honey Creek road, at auction. (Could be S 8/16/1884 - barn burned at Mrs. Kroeger's farm 1 mile north of Burlington.)
S 11-08-1884 Mrs. Ann Haigh to have auction at her farm in northeast corner of town of Burlington near head of Brown's Lake.
F 12-02-1884 P. Maginnis bought Von Rosenberg farm at Norton's lake; ice houses nearly opposite the farm.
F 12-09-1884 A. P. Coombs and family of Rochester moved to Burlington; occupy small house owned by F. S. Perkins nearly opposite the public school building.
F 12-16-1884 John Hegeman built another house on one of his lots a block or two southeast of his residence on Geneva st.
F 02-24-1885 Charles F. Keuper bought Peck property on Pine st. directly opposite residence of F. H. Nims, now occupied by J. H. Kercher / Karcher. F 3/10/1885 - corner of Pine & Liberty (State) sts. (northwest corner).
F 02-24-1885 J. H. Kercher / Karcher bought Biegel property on Chestnut st.
F 02-24-1885 Barney Wentker, on Norris farm 4 miles east of Burlington on Kenosha rd., to have auction.
F 02-03-1885 El. Stone and family and his father, G. W. Stone, and family moved to Wald house at rear of old woolen mill ruins.
F 03-03-1885 A. Porter moved to M. T. Hayes residence on Chestnut st.
F 03-03-1885 George Norton took rooms over Zilke / Zielke store on Pine st.
F 03-03-1885 William Rittman moved to George Norton's farm just west of Burlington.
F 03-03-1885 Mr. Halberstadt, the new baker, to occupy Charley Keuper's building on Pine st.
F 03-03-1885 E. G. Henderson moved to Windmuller house on east side of White river.
F 03-03-1885 Mr. Windmuller moved to farm bought from E. G. Henderson. F 3/10/1885 - farm is a few miles southeast of Burlington.
F 03-10-1885 George Smith bought house and lots on east side of White river, formerly owned and occupied by Mr. Windmuller, from E. G. Henderson. Also called former Boub property. F 3/24/1885 - George Smith changed mind on buying Henderson property; instead bought 15 acre farm just west of Burlington from George Norton. Purchase from Norton also mentioned in S 3/28/1885.
F 03-10-1885 E. G. Henderson bought lot next to E. Merton's premises on Dyer st. and will erect a residence for his sister-in-law.
S 03-21-1885 T. M. Kearney bought lot opposite the Baptist church on the west, formerly the J. J. Foltz property; Kearney to build new residence (corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts.). S 4/18/1885 - lumber delivered for new residence.
F 03-31-1885 Dr. Wilbur, George Wilbur's father, bought one of J. M. Benedict's places near depot and will make Burlington his home. Also in S 4/4/1885. F 4/28/1885 - Wilbur took possession.
S 04-04-1885 Fred Johnson's barn on east side of Fox river destroyed by fire Sunday morning. Also in F 3/31/1885.
S 04-04-1885 C. Keuper making extensive improvements to the residence he recently bought on Pine st. Also in F 3/31/1885.
S 04-04-1885 For sale: House and 1 acre 3/4 mile north of Burlington on Spring Prairie rd.; contains barn, well, and cistern. Apply at Standard office - no name given.
F 04-07-1885 Charles Cocroft and family moved to Burlington; occupy north half of Durgin's stone house on Pine st.
S 04-11-1885 Leonard Smith building a new home on Jefferson st. S 3/21/1885 - new residence being built west of Fox River bridge. S 5/16/1885 & S 6/27/1885 - nearing completion.
F 04-14-1885 Mrs. Simmons bought J. N. Benedict premises occupied by H. R. Hall near depot; adjoins house and grounds formerly occupied by George Wilbur. S 4/18/1885 - another of Benedict's residences.
F 04-14-1885 Margaret Russell offers for rent 7 room house on corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts. occupied by Charles F. Keuper.
S 04-18-1885 T. M. Kearney building new residence near Baptist church (corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts.). Also in F 4/14/1885. F 7/28/1885 - nearing completion.
F 04-28-1885 F. Taentzscher and family arrive from Germany; situated in old Catholic school house on hill.
F 04-28-1885 Francis Reuschlein building addition to his residence on Geneva st. S 4/25/1885 - new kitchen.
F 04-28-1885 F. B. Norton is building an addition to his house on Jefferson st.
F 04-28-1885 J. B. Buell is building an addition to his residence on Lewis st. (later 592 Lewis st.)
F 04-28-1885 Fred. Johnson on the east side of Fox river, who lost his barn to fire, completed a new barn.
F 04-28-1885 Ellen Appleyard is building a kitchen and wood shed at the rear of her residence on Pine st.
F 05-05-1885 Chet Whitman now occupying the VanSlyke house.
F 05-05-1885 John Schroeder and Benjamin J. Bushman bought Meikins / Meakins property on corner of Pine & Washington sts. opposite Western Union Hotel; will build new block in place of old grout building now occupying lots.
S 05-09-1885 George Forge advertises 80 acre farm in town of Spring Prairie for sale.
S 05-16-1885 August Reuschlein building new kitchen at his residence on Geneva st.
F 05-19-1885 Rev. F. C. Bingham, new Baptist pastor, occupying Barney Brehm's house on Madison st.
F 05-19-1885 Mrs. Henderson's new house being built next to E. Merton's premises on Lewis st.
S 05-23-1885 Mr. & Mrs. Alex Porter reside in house on Chestnut st. formerly occupied by M. T. Hayes.
F 05-26-1885 Telephone line put up between Smith & Cunningham store and Leonard Smith's new home. Also in S 5/30/1885.
S 05-30-1885 Barns at rear of house formerly occupied by late Francis Klein consumed by fire; loss was trifling.
F 06-09-1885 Frank Schwaller completed new portico or veranda on his residence on Geneva st. S 6/13/1885 - portico on front of house.
F 06-09-1885 C. B. Wagner bought house and lots on Jefferson st. formerly owned by Mr. French and occupied by Wagner and family for 2 or 3 years. (George W. French in 1876 Directory.)
F 06-16-1885 John Steinhoff recently bought property near the old brick yard from F. S. Perkins. S 7/4/1885 - John Steinhoff building new barn on his farm near old brickyard. S 7/18/1885 - 28 x 40 foot barn on property he recently bought from Frank Perkins near the brick yard. F 7/28/1885 - John Steinhoff building large barn on farm bought from F. S. Perkins near old brick yard.
S 06-27-1885 Leonard Smith's new residence on Jefferson st. is fast nearing completion. S 8/8/1885 - nearing completion. Also in F 7/28/1885. S 9/5/1885 - moved in.
S 06-27-1885 C. B. Wagner is making extensive improvements on his Jefferson st. residence. F 7/21/1885 - New roof and cornice added to C. B. Wagner's house on Jefferson st. bought from Mr. French.
S 07-18-1885 Carpenter work on new Kearney residence to be completed in about 3 weeks.
S 07-25-1885 Charles Wagner improving residence on Jefferson st. by putting on a new roof and making other repairs.
S 08-01-1885 C. B. McCanna bought 2 lots on Pine st. from Fred Keuper. Proposes to build residence this coming fall and make Burlington his future home. Also in F 8/4/1885. F 8/18/1885 - C. L. Graham is contractor and builder. S 8/29/1885 - McCanna to start building residence. F 10/6/1885 - McCanna to build. F 10/20/1885 and S 10/24/1885 - ground broken.
S 08-01-1885 Chris Geheb bought meadow and timber lot, on northwest side of Rochester road about 1 mile from town, formerly belonging to the Perkins estate - 50 acre pasture.
S 08-01-1885 Dr. L. M. Kords sold residence on corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. to Dr. Rossenberry. F 8/4/1885 - Dr. A. J. Rosenberry bought and took possession (mentioned twice).
S 08-01-1885 Frank Prasch bought Lewis st. house recently built and occupied by E. C. Benson. Benson moved to another house on same street. F 8/4/1885 - Prasch bought house and lots on which it stands.
S 08-08-1885 T. M. Kearney building new residence on (northwest) corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. S 8/22/1885 - booming up in great shape. S 9/26/1885 - receiving finishing touches.
F 08-11-1885 A. P. Coombs bought 3 lots on Lewis st. from Mrs. P. M. Perkins; will probably build next spring.
F 08-18-1885 H. Miller bought house, lots, and blacksmith shop at rear of Western Union Hotel from Albert Scheibe. F 10/13/1885 - Scheibe and family moved to Iowa.
S 08-22-1885 C. B. Wagner building story and a half addition to his residence on Jefferson st. Also in F 8/18/1885 - frame addition to rear of brick residence. S 9/5/1885 - new addition nearly complete.
F 08-25-1885 Rev. G. H. Hubbard and wife moved to Mr. Hegeman's house on Johnson st.
S 08-29-1885 C. B. McCanna will soon start building new residence on lots he recently bought. S 11/21/1885 - new McCanna residence looming up in good shape.
S 09-05-1885 Robert Norris farm of 78 acres on Kenosha rd. 4 miles east of Burlington for sale.
F 10-06-1885 F. J. Ayers to build residence on corner of Pine & State sts. F 10/27/1885 - contract awarded; house to be on part of site where Episcopal church was started some years ago and abandoned. F 11/3/1885 - ground broken. F 11/24/1885 - frame up. F 12/1/1885 - nearly enclosed.
S 10-10-1885 William Wagner and family have moved to Mrs. Schumacher's residence on Kendall st.
S 10-10-1885 Fred Uhen recently bought 45 acres a few miles east of Burlington from Judge Charles E. Dyer.
F 10-13-1885 A Helfrich bought strip of land adjoining his Pine st. premises on the south and is building a line fence and extending his picket fence.
F 10-13-1885 Residences being improved include: L. O. Whitman on Madison st.; Mrs. Campbell on Geneva st.; Mrs. T. Thorne on east side of Fox river; and C. B. Wagner on Jefferson st.
S 10-17-1885 Ole Heg moved from Waterford to Burlington with family.
F 10-20-1885 A. Meinhardt bought house and acre of ground on Liberty st. from Fellows estate.
F 10-20-1885 Fred Martin bought one-third interest in Fellows farm just outside Burlington on Spring Prairie rd.
F 10-20-1885 Mr. & Mrs. Fred J. Buell to live in apartments in Buell block.
S 10-24-1885 J. A. Wagner moved family to the gallery.
F 10-27-1885 Mrs. C. K. Norton and daughter Lizzie bought house and lot on east side of Fox river formerly owned by Dr. Frederick Kords, and will move in.
F 11-03-1885 C. G. Foltz bought parcel of land on north end of fair grounds adjoining his property.
F 11-03-1885 Mrs. G. Scherman / Schuerman offers house on Liberty st. for rent.
F 11-03-1885 Newly-weds, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas M. Kearney, to live in house on (northwest) corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts.
F 11-17-1885 Charles Storms to build cottage on Conkey st.
F 11-24-1885 J. L. Williams and family occupying William Rhodes little brick house on Jefferson st. formerly occupied by George C. Denniston and family.
F 12-29-1885 Mrs. L. Bersback / Biersbach advertises for sale or rent a large residence and grounds on east side of Fox river. Available after May 1, 1886. Ad also in subsequent issues.
F 01-05-1886 F. H. Nims building new house on lot at rear of his residence on Pine & State sts. House will face on State st. and be built for a tenement house.
F 01-05-1886 Rev. & Mrs. L. A. Pettibone to live in home on Liberty st.
S 01-09-1886 Herman Uhen bought Robert Norris farm 3 miles from Burlington on Kenosha rd.
S 01-09-1886 Building at outlet of Honey Creek and White River, just below the mill dam, belonging to Nims & Voorhees, moved to rear of Nim's estate on Pine st.
F 01-19-1886 Mrs. Henry Kerckman / Kerkman advertises for sale her brick residence and four lots on corner of Geneva & Lewis st.
S 01-23-1886 Mr. Kinzley / Kingsley is building a new house on Conkey st. Also in F 1/23/1886.
F 02-02-1886 Dr. L. N. Hicks bought large brick residence on (northeast) corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. from Dr. A. J. Rosenberry. Rosenberry bought it from Dr. L. M. Kords about 6 months ago. (Note: This is property where Library is now (2008) located.)
F 02-02-1886 C. B. Wagner bought from Frank Schultz the buildings and property on corner of Pine & Washington sts., adjoining Town Hall, now occupied by John Wurms, tailor. Wagner also bought vacant lot at rear of and adjoining his residence lot.
F 02-02-1886 A. J. Nilles on John Hegeman farm 2 miles southeast of Burlington - farm auction ad.
F 02-16-1886 House and lot formerly owned by late George Meadows on Lewis st. for sale.
S 02-27-1886 Dr. Hicks having plans drawn for making improvements at his new residence, which is Dr. Kords' old home (northwest corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.). F 3/9/1886 - Roof being built on Dr. L. N. Hicks residence - description.
F 03-02-1886 A. J. Everitt / Everett bought brother W. H.'s interest in Everett homestead near Honey Creek.
F 03-02-1886 Thomas J. Cunningham bought house and lot on Lewis st. formerly owned by late George Meadows.
F 03-23-1886 B. J. Bushman bought lots of Mrs. Kerckman / Kerkman on Geneva st. and will build residence. S 3/27/1885 - Mrs. Henry Kerchmann; H. J. Rottering / Rothering to build Bushman's house.
F 03-23-1886 J. N. Benedict bought house and lots on Chestnut st. from H. H. Corey, who will move with family to Oregon. F 4/2/1886 - Corey family moved to Oregon.
S 03-27-1886 James W. Goff moved from residence near depot to town - VanSlyke estate perhaps.
S 03-27-1886 A. Neumann bought Ferd Vanderbeck farm in town of Wheatland; Vanderbeck to live in Burlington.
F 03-30-1886 Ellen Appleyard offers for sale double house and large lot on Pine st. with well, cistern, and small stable.
F 03-30-1886 B. Brehm offers 7 room house, now occupied by W. A. Bennett, for rent about May 1.
F 03-30-1886 George Norris building addition to residence on east side of White river; father, Robert, to occupy. F 6/1/1886 - Robert Norris and wife build and occupy new house on east side of White river.
F 04-13-1886 Will Stoel and family moved to rooms over Zilke's vacant store room on Pine st. S 4/10/1886 - Stowell, Zelke.
F 04-13-1886 W. J. Goff and family moved to VanSlyke house on corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts. from house near St. Paul depot.
S 04-17-1886 George Wilbur has purchased the Perkins homestead opposite Teutonia Hall, and it is said that he will use the land for a lumber yard.
F 04-20-1886 G. W. Stone to build house on lots on Origen st. near Lewis st. F 6/1/1886 - Stone to build.
F 04-20-1886 John Wagner bought lot next to G. W. Stone's lots on Origen st. and will build house.
F 04-20-1886 George Schumann to build residence on corner of Lewis & Origen sts.
F 04-20-1886 Matt Cunningham putting up barn at premises at corner of Jefferson & West sts.; will put steeple on stable.
F 04-20-1886 J. N. Benedict building barn on premises recently bought from H. H. Corey.
F 04-20-1886 John Karcher living on corner of Chestnut & Conkey sts.
F 04-20-1886 Frank Ritter / Rueter bought house and lot on Jefferson st. from Fred Schenning.
S 05-01-1886 John Beller sold farm to Fred Uhen; bought house and lot on east side of Fox river from John Smith.
F 05-04-1886 Charles A. Goodwin, station agent for Wisconsin Central in Burlington, leased Crane house at (northeast) corner of Jefferson & West sts. F 5/11/1886 - Goodwin occupies house, which was recently vacated by George H. Wilbur and family.
F 05-04-1886 C. A. Goodwin's assistant and his family (name not given) will occupy Mr. Kensler's / Kinzle's small house on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts.
F 05-04-1886 B. J. Bushman has new house on Geneva st. nearly enclosed.
S 05-08-1886 Frank Heublein to erect house on Conkey st.
S 05-08-1886 Mr. Pufahl moved his family to the Dasson house on Chestnut st.
F 05-11-1886 T. M. Kearney building barn on his premises on (northwest) corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts.
S 05-15-1886 Mrs. Willliam V. Moore and her two sisters moved to the Frederick S. Perkins house near the school house for the summer. F 5/18/1886 - Mrs. Moore, Mrs. Ebbetts, and Miss Miller moved to small house next to residence of F. S. Perkins on the east.
S 05-15-1886 Dr. Hicks moved to his new house last Wednesday.
S 05-15-1886 Dr. C. J. Swan moved family from East Troy to Burlington.
F 05-25-1886 H. C. Buell building addition to his residence on Washington st.
S 05-29-1886 Jake Steinhoff laid foundation of dwelling house on his farm north of Burlington. Stones used in foundation are flat "hard heads" of all colors. Masons never saw anything like it.
F 06-01-1886 Mrs. Lucinda Everitt building kitchen and pantry on rear of her residence on Pine st. adjoining stone block of Fred Leber.
F 06-01-1886 Fred Willhoft raised house 2 feet 4 inches above foundation on which it formerly rested. S 5/22/1886 - will also add bay window.
F 06-01-1886 George Norton to build home on Lewis st. adjoining Mrs. E. Crawford's place.
F 06-01-1886 E. Kensler / Kinzle building new house on Conkey st., as are Charles Storms and Frank Heublein.
F 06-15-1886 Edward Rakow moved to house on east side of Fox river.
F 06-15-1886 Rooms in Rakow block just vacated by Edward Rakow are occupied by Joseph Reuter / Rueter and wife.
F 06-15-1886 Marshall S. Huntington bought L. C. Anderson farm of 178 acres near Honey Creek.
F 06-15-1886 Late L. C. Anderson's family to occupy house owned by Mrs. M. Spoor on Jefferson & Dyer sts.
S 06-19-1886 John Melcher sold farm to J. Noils (Nehls?) of Waterford.
F 06-22-1886 Mr. Jacobs building house on Jefferson st. on east side of Fox river. S 6/26/1885 - Jacobson building 2 story house on east end of Jefferson st. F 7/6/1886 - Jacobson.
S 06-26-1886 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Merrick started housekeeping in Erdmann building on east side of Fox river.
S 06-26-1886 F. A. Schwaller advertises residence on Geneva st. for sale or rent.
F 07-06-1886 Mrs. J. Steinhoff building wooden residence in grove just east of Burlington, formerly owned by F. S. Perkins.
F 07-06-1886 F. H. Nims building tenement house on State st.
F 07-06-1886 F. Bratz bought house and lot on east side of Fox river from Mrs. J. Schorb, who will move to Milwaukee.
F 07-06-1886 George Littlefield making improvements on his premises on corner of Lewis & Kendall sts.
F 07-13-1886 John Warren bought the Murther (alias Flynn) farm at sheriff's sale (partition sale).
F 07-20-1886 John Schumacher bought lot on street near Conkey st. and will build residence. F 8/31/1886 - John Schumacher house between Kendall & Conkey sts. enclosed.
F 07-20-1886 F. H. Nims bought lot just west of H. C. Buell's residence on Washington st. from O. Vaughn; will build residence next summer. S 7/17/1886 - half of O. Vaughn's lot back of Teutonia Hall.
F 07-20-1886 Concrete sidewalk put in front of J. B. Buell's residence on Lewis st. (later 592 Lewis st.).
F 07-27-1886 Barn on Barney Tichlofen's property almost opposite Finke's brewery on "Main st." (McHenry st.) burned. S 7/31/1886 - Barney Tigelhofen's barn, a few blocks south of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
S 07-31-1886 John Eckert building brick dwelling on his homestead on Kenosha rd.
F 08-03-1886 C. B. McCanna building barn on his premises.
F 08-03-1886 Mr. & Mrs. C. B. McCanna moved to their new residence on corner of Pine & Madison sts. Also in S 7/31/1886.
F 08-03-1886 Mrs. C. K. Miller building picket fence around her premises on corner of Chestnut & Origen sts.
S 08-07-1886 E. Kenzler / Kinzle advertises lot and 2 houses on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts. for sale.
S 08-14-1886 Barbara Siebert / Seubert repairing portion of her dwelling house on corner of Pine & Madison sts.; part being repaired is known to older citizens as "the castle," one of first buildings in Burlington.
S 08-14-1886 John B. Wagner building 1-1/2 story dwelling on Origen st.; to be 23 x 36 and veneered with cream colored brick.
F 08-17-1886 Frame up and nearly enclosed on George W. Stone's new house on Origen st.
S 08-21-1886 George Schuman having house built on Origen st. S 10/16/1886 - family moved in.
S 08-21-1886 John Schumacher building 2 story residence on Conkey st. S 10/16/1886 - family moved in.
S 08-21-1886 Henry Ebbers's new house on Randolph st. nearly completed. It's on a very high point.
F 08-31-1886 Mrs. Spoor's house on (southeast) corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts., occupied by Mrs. L. C. Anderson and family, being remodeled and repaired.
F 08-31-1886 Mr. Gaede, father of telegraph operator at Wisconsin Central depot, bought lot on Lewis st. from Perkins estate, and is building residence. F 10/5/1886 - Gaede's house on bluff on Lewis st. should be ready by Christmas.
F 09-07-1886 Charles Zilke building frame dwelling on east side of White river.
F 09-14-1886 Frank A. Perkins bought Sawyer homestead on corner of Washington & Dyer sts. from Mrs. A. Sawyer.
S 09-18-1886 F. Willhoft building new shed on his property at corner of Dodge & Washington sts.
S 09-18-1886 Henry Miller having house and grounds on corner of Washington & Dodge sts. repaired. Anthony Miller and bride will occupy apartments when they are completed.
F 09-21-1886 Prof. L. Waite rented house in Burlington.
S 10-02-1886 Foreclosure sale notice: lots 1, 4, and 5 in sec. 28 and all of sec. 21 lying southeast of Fox river - Thomas W. Buell vs. Mary Moore, Miller and Maggie Moore, etc.
F 10-05-1886 Fred Kurzrok building barn at rear of his premises on corner of Pine & State sts.
F 10-05-1886 Lewis Pugh building house and barn next to John Wagner's new house on Origen st., nearly opposite the D. C. Stiles residence.
S 10-09-1886 John Sims - first depot agent in Burlington - sold farm and stock and will move to Racine.
S 10-09-1886 For rent: Small 3-room house and 3 separate rooms. Inquire of James Russell.
S 10-16-1886 John Cunningham offers for sale farm of 77 acres known as McCovey farm, in town of Rochester, on Rochester rd. 2-1/2 miles north of Burlington.
S 10-16-1886 Adam Beller and family moved to Mrs. Sherman's house on Johnston / Johnson st.
F 11-09-1886 Henry Wiesmann and John Baxter to have auction Nov. 18 on Baxter farm, 3-1/2 miles southeast of Burlington on the Burlington & Kenosha rd.
F 11-09-1886 William and Fred Luedtka / Luedtke to have auction Nov. 17 on Jacob Prasch farm a quarter mile south of the Spring Valley mills in town of Lyons.
S 11-13-1886 H. A. Sheldon building picket fence around residence on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 11-20-1886 Property of late W. V. Moore, with exception of homestead, sold at auction; bid in by Miller W. Moore.
S 11-20-1886 John Mathews, brother of George, bought 100 acres of W. E. Chipman's farm. Chipman to build residence for himself and family on portion of remaining homestead at Brown's Lake.
S 11-27-1886 Auction to be held at residence of James Kelly on Capt. Rooker, or Dahlman, farm.
S 12-04-1886 Jake Steinhoff moved to new residence on farm north of White River.
S 12-31-1886 Real estate belonging to heirs of Pliny M. Perkins - large and valuable tract lying on the borders of the village - offered for sale in whole or in part.
S 01-08-1887 Rothering, Son & Co. building house for John Kottmann - 16 x 26 and 16 feet high with wing 16 x 26 and 12 feet high.
S 01-22-1887 Stratton Bros. bought E. Benson's daughter's farm of 100 acres on Gardner's Prairie.
F 02-15-1887 Mr. & Mrs. Henry Storey married Feb. 13. S 2/16/1912 - came to Burlington to live after marriage.
S 02-26-1887 Chris Strohm rented farm belonging to John Dahlman estate. Strohm owns adjoining farm.
S 03-05-1887 W. E. Chipman to build new residence at Brown's Lake.
S 03-12-1887 Alex Porter moved to residence on Lewis st. he recently bought from E. C. Benson.
S 03-12-1887 James Kelly and family moved to house on Chestnut st. near corner of Conkey st. vacated by Alex Porter.
S 03-19-1887 William Choak moved to Erdmann building on east side of Fox River.
S 03-26-1887 Louis Stetten rented house on Dodge st. from Thomas Cunningham.
S 04-16-1887 Lowe & Richards of Colorado Springs exchanged ranch and stock there for P. Perkins property in Burlington on edge of village. J. H. Low to live in house on corner of Washington & Dyer sts. where Frank Perkins lived.
S 04-23-1887 F. H. Nims laid cornerstone for new dwelling on Washington st. S 8/6/1887 - carpentry done on F. H. Nims house; ready for plaster.
S 04-30-1887 H. Wagner's house is being repaired.
S 04-30-1887 Mr. Zwiebel's house being built on Geneva st.
S 05-14-1887 Jacob Brehm to build dwelling on Liberty st. near Jefferson st.
S 05-14-1887 Joseph Rueter bought lot on Jefferson st. from Jacob Brehm and will build residence.
S 05-28-1887 Mrs. Winnepene / Wimpenny having bay window placed on south side of residence.
S 06-25-1887 For sale: House and 2 lots, owned by Mrs. William McIntosh, at corner of Kendall & Lewis sts.
S 07-16-1887 Ad. J. Hannas rented Biersbach property on east side of Fox River. Biersbach family to move to Chicago.
S 07-30-1887 H. P. Lowe advertises building lots and acre property for sale within village - former P. M. Perkins tract.
S 07-30-1887 W. H. McCune moved from Jones block to house near CM&St. P depot, formerly occupied by Dr. J. Wilbur.
S 08-06-1887 Henry Rewald building 2 story dwelling on the old fair ground.
S 08-06-1887 Ernest Micklish building residence on north side of White River.
S 08-06-1887 Louis Gaede to build addition to his house on corner of Lewis & Origen sts., to be used as kitchen.
S 08-06-1887 John Haas's residence being moved from Washington st. to Dodge st. between Washington & Chestnut sts. (House relocation)
S 08-06-1887 Barn on Fred Uhen property burned to ground Monday.
S 08-20-1887 J. Hinzpeter building barn 90 x 36 and 20 feet high on farm south of Burlington.
S 09-03-1887 W. E. Chipman sold 4 lots, each 4 rods wide, at Brown's Lake.
F 09-06-1887 Mr. & Mrs. Carl Kotsch lived on Pine st.
F 09-06-1887 Charles Storms finishing up neat little home on Conkey st.
S 09-10-1887 Jacob Brehm building 2 story house on Liberty st. near his present residence; to rent it out.
S 09-17-1887 John Erk / Erke has 2 story dwelling built on his property near Jahns Park.
S 09-17-1887 James Noble having 1-1/2 story building put up in Lowe addition.
S 09-17-1887 Lorenzo Ward bought McIntosh place (corner of Kendall & Lewis sts.). S 9/24/1887 - moved in.
S 10-01-1887 Lots in blocks 6 and 9 in Perkins addition to be sold at auction on Oct. 15.
S 10-01-1887 Nims & Voorhees repairing dwelling house near their factory on Chestnut st.
S 10-01-1887 Joseph Rueter to build dwelling house on Jefferson st. near corner of Geneva st.
S 10-08-1887 William Fink / Finke building new residence on his property opposite the brewery on McHenry st.
S 10-08-1887 B. Curtis rented Mrs. Theresa Griebel's farm for 3 years.
S 10-22-1887 A. Zwiebel filling up his lot in front of his residence on Geneva st. to make it more even. He has also removed his fence and built a new sidewalk.
S 10-22-1887 James I. Toner of Standard Democrat bought lot in Lowe's addition.
S 10-22-1887 H. P. Lowe sold 11-1/2 lots on Oct. 15: Charles Wilcox, Nicholas Weiler, Lavern Styles - 2, John Reynolds - 1-1/2, William H. Rothering - 4, and J. B. Buell - 2. Later, Nims & Voorhees bought 2 lots. Before sale, Louis Gaede bought 4 lots and James I. Toner bought 1 lot.
S 10-22-1887 Charles Wood, former postmaster, and wife moved to Dakota.
S 10-29-1887 H. E. Sheldon moved to dwelling vacated by Charles Wood.
S 10-29-1887 F. H. Nims moved to new house on Washington st.
S 10-29-1887 A. D. McDowell and family to occupy Nims residence on Pine st.
S 11-05-1887 Daniel Foley bought F. A. Schwaller property on Geneva st. for $1,675.
S 11-12-1887 Mrs. Barbara Seibert / Seubert bought Mrs. Charles Zache's property on east side of Fox River.
S 11-19-1887 Ernest Micklish residence on corner of North & Second sts. - street lamp.
S 11-19-1887 C. A. Goodwin residence on Fox st. - street lamp.
F 11-23-1887 Personal property auction to be held at John Toomer farm, 2 miles southwest of Burlington.
S 11-26-1887 F. Reuschlein building new barn on his premises on Geneva st.
S 12-03-1887 P. Bowman / Bauman bought 40 acres from Daniel Haigh.
S 12-03-1887 M. G. Prasch removed fence and added side walks to residence on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts.
S 12-24-1887 James Noble and family moved to new residence in Lowe's addition.
F 01-11-1888 Andrew Sawyer house on corner of Washington & Dyer sts., large lot and good barn, for sale. Also in subsequent issues.
F 01-11-1888 Mrs. Seubert bought Mrs. C. Zache's house on east side of Fox river; took possession Jan. 1.
F 01-11-1888 Mrs. Smith bought T. W. Durgin's stone house on Pine st., now occupied by M. B. Wightman and family and by Mrs. F. Allen and family. S 1/28/1888 - Reported sale of Durgin property on Pine st. did not materialize.
S 01-14-1888 Arthur Smith bought from H. P. Lowe 56 acres from east line of N. Weiler's farm to property bought by Mr. Foltz on Lewis. Smith also bought 4 acre building site on James st. and will build residence.
F 01-18-1888 Dr. C. J. Swan bought from Mrs. Nettie Carpenter her house and lot on Pine st. Dr. Swan to have the house thoroughly rebuilt. Also in S 1/21/1888.
F 01-25-1888 Dahlman farm, a half mile north of Burlington on the Wisconsin Central railroad line, offered as site for Racine County Insane Asylum. A Franksville site was selected (but later rejected).
F 01-25-1888 John H. Martin bought Simmons property just south of the Wilbur property near the St. Paul depot.
S 01-28-1888 House for sale on Johnson st. Inquire of John Hegeman.
F 02-01-1888 William Wagner to build a brick veneer house on his lot on Chestnut st. Also in S 2/4/1888.
F 02-01-1888 Mrs. Frank Allen rented Mrs. C. K. Miller's house on Chestnut st., lately occupied by Capt. H. D. Brown. S 1/28/1888 - Mrs. Allen will conduct dress-making establishment.
S 02-04-1888 Eugene Wehmhoff's barn on Pine st. lot moved to his West st. lot. (Barn relocation)
F 02-08-1888 T. W. Buell has sold the farm on which W. L. Stowell is tenant - both to have auction. F 2/15/1888 - farm auction ad.
F 02-08-1888 Dave McMurtrie rented half of the Durgin house on Pine st. and moved family in.
S 02-11-1888 Estate sale notice of Thomas Clarke property in sections 21 and 22, town 3, on Rochester rd.
F 02-29-1888 William C. Wilson to have a large brick veneer residence built on his farm a short distance northwest of Burlington on Gardner's Prairie; L. R. Coombs, contractor and builder.
F 02-29-1888 H. P. Lowe selling 22-acre property near St. Paul depot, either whole or in 4 acre tracts. (The 22 acres is all that Lowe has remaining after sales listed under F 3/7/1888.)
S 03-03-1888 E. C. Benson bought 40 acres adjoining Burlington from H. P. Lowe.
S 03-03-1888 John Martin advertises house and 8 lots in Sheldon's Addition for sale.
S 03-03-1888 John R. Schroeder offers for sale his house and lots on the corner of Geneva & Pine sts.
F 03-07-1888 Nims & Voorhees bought 8 lots from H. P. Lowe, making 10 lots they now own in block 9. Lowe also sold lots to John Reynolds and 40 acres to E. C. Benson.
F 03-07-1888 William Fell and wife occupy rooms in the 2nd story of C. B. Wagner's wooden building on the corner of Pine & Washington sts., south of the Western Union Hotel. Also in S 3/3/1888.
F 03-07-1888 Mrs. E. Merton celebrated birthday at home on corner of Jefferson & West sts.
F 03-07-1888 M. C. Dawson and family occupy the new house recently built by Mr. Reiwald / Rewald on the former Fair Grounds (Chestnut st.?).
F 03-07-1888 Adam J. Hannas bought E. C. Benson farm just outside village limits. S 3/10/1888 - reported sale was not made. F 3/14/1888 - deal fell through. (Farm later bought by Mrs. Mary Pratt and Edgar Terhune - see F 1/16/1889.)
S 03-10-1888 Lizzie Prumers / Pruemers has dressmaking rooms at her residence on corner of Johnson & Liberty sts.
S 03-10-1888 Charles Kotsch offers for sale 5 lots and dwelling house on Pine st.
F 03-14-1888 Eugene Hall making extensive improvements on interior of house at corner of Dyer & Geneva sts.
F 03-14-1888 Mrs. D. A. Smith bought Carpenter house and lot on Pine st., nearly opposite F. J. Ayers' new residence.
F 03-14-1888 H. P. Lowe, who bought all the Pliny M. Perkins property a year ago, has disposed of most of it. S 3/10/1888 - H. P. Lowe and family to move to Minneapolis.
F 03-21-1888 James Wilson bought 60-acre farm on Gardner's Prairie from J. O. Montgomery and Arthur Smith. Montgomery and Smith to build a new residence in Lowe's addition.
S 03-24-1888 Annie Cunningham bought 118 acre estate of late Thomas Clarke in northern part of town.
S 03-31-1888 E. C. Benson building 19 foot silo on his farm.
S 03-31-1888 E. Kinsley offers house on corner of Lewis & Conkey sts. for rent.
S 04-14-1888 William Choak moved to Ebbers house on new street (Randolph) east of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
S 04-14-1888 Mrs. Erdmann transforming barn into residence.
S 04-14-1888 Charles Hillman bought of Village President E. Merton his dwelling on Lewis st.
S 04-14-1888 John Wegge rented Charles Hillman's farm a few miles north of Burlington for 1 year.
S 04-14-1888 T. W. Buell building new house on Washington st. near Pine st. for his son F. J. Buell. On exact spot of house T. W. rented when he first came to Burlington. House will be 32 x 38, two story with celler, 11 rooms, semi-Gothic style.
S 04-14-1888 O. W. Chandler added four dormer windows to residence (on corner of Kane st. & Chandler blvd.).
S 04-14-1888 F. H. Nims putting 16 x 18 one story addition on north side of his house on Washington st.
S 04-14-1888 Joseph Wackerman added 6 feet to his sitting room by building large bay window on east side of residence. (Dyer st.)
S 04-14-1888 William Wagner building new brick veneer dwelling, 32 x 27, two stories, 11 rooms.
S 04-14-1888 Henry Rothering building addition to his dwelling.
S 04-14-1888 Jacob Brehm and Joseph Rueter houses almost completed.
S 04-14-1888 W. J. Fink / Finke residence being built - 62 x 36, 2 stories, 11 rooms.
S 04-14-1888 William Pieters to build 16 x 26 2-story addition to his residence on Jefferson st.
S 04-21-1888 Barney David to have new residence built.
S 04-28-1888 J. I. Salisbury bought Frank Stone property on Origen st. - lot, stone foundation for house, and frame barn.
S 04-28-1888 Property on corner of Pine & Washington sts. owned by C. B. Wagner talked of as location for town and village hall.
S 05-19-1888 Kendall st. from Lewis st. west to be opened.
S 05-19-1888 For sale: house and lot on Liberty st.; 2 lots on Dodge st.; and lot on State st.
S 05-26-1888 Arthur D. Smith, who bought 56 acres of Perkins Addition, to soon open James st.; removed old rail fence on Lewis st.
S 05-26-1888 Mrs. B. Seubert offers for rent portion of dwelling on northeast corner of Madison & Pine sts. She also offers 2-story house on east side of Fox River.
S 05-26-1888 Herman Konst offers to rent portion of his residence on corner of Amanda & Conkey sts.
S 06-02-1888 Gus Bertsch rented part of Charles Leber's residence on Pine st. north of Mill st.
S 06-02-1888 J. I. Salisbury started building new residence on his Origen st. property.
S 06-02-1888 Mrs. James Gadd, mother of Mrs. William Wheeler, bought Valentine Smith dwelling on Pine st. occupied by J. Wurms tailoring establishment.
S 06-09-1888 New veranda on F. Willhoft residence on Dodge st.
S 06-09-1888 J. A. Wagner photographed the residences of C. B. McCanna, F. S. Perkins, and E. S. Voorhees.
S 06-30-1888 Front porch removed from Charles Bollow residence on Geneva st.
S 07-14-1888 F. H. Nims bought hydrocarbon gas "plant" to light his residence.
S 07-21-1888 Ernest Micklish advertises new 8-room dwelling for rent.
S 07-21-1888 Joseph Rueter moved to new residence on Liberty st. (Jefferson?)
S 07-21-1888 A. D. Smith bought lot 1, block 14, of Perkins West Addition from Charles G. Foltz.
S 08-04-1888 Fred J. Buell moved to new house on Washington st.
S 08-04-1888 Barn at Mrs. Fred Runkel premises burned down Thurs. morning.
S 08-11-1888 W. C. Wilson's new 12-room home nearing completion.
S 08-25-1888 Mrs. A. J. Hannas moved to Biersbach property on east side of Fox river.
S 08-25-1888 Elliott C. Benson bought 45 feet of frontage on Lewis st. from H. C. Conklin; will build residence next spring.
S 08-25-1888 Fire on premises of F. S. Perkins on west State st. did about $1,200 damage to barn, corn cribs, and grain.
S 09-15-1888 Salisbury residence will soon be ready for occupancy.
S 09-15-1888 5 lots sold at Chipman Grove, Brown's Lake - 3 to Nicholas Thomas, who will build daughter a home; and one each to Mr. Thompson and Mr. Gunlock.
F 09-19-1888 Mrs. Julia McCarthy bought corner lot on Liberty st. from T. W. Durgin; will build a home. S 10/13/1888 - Mrs. William McCarthy building residence on corner of Liberty & Johnson sts. Also in S 10/20/1888. F 11/7/1888 - Mrs. McCarthy has house up and enclosed.
S 09-22-1888 Mrs. L. C. Anderson's residence on Dyer st. nearing completion.
S 09-29-1888 Charles Wagner, Jr., moved to residence on Jefferson st. recently bought from William J. Finke.
F 10-03-1888 William Salomon, real estate dealer, lives on Johnson st. between Jefferson st. & Liberty st. - ad.
S 10-06-1888 D. Monaghan and family moved to Micklish house.
F 10-17-1888 Adam Kleinkopf has just added a roomy wing to his residence on Jefferson st.
S 10-20-1888 New residence of J. I. Salisbury is completed. S 3/4/38 - J. I. Salisbury built and moved to residence on Origen st. in 1888.
S 10-20-1888 Dr. J. Wilbur's office and residence is opposite the Opera House (Teutonia Hall).
S 10-27-1888 Mr. & Mrs. Peter Keogh / Keough moved to Zilke / Zelke building.
F 10-31-1888 Arthur Smith building new residence and barn in West Burlington.
F 11-07-1888 Otis Vaughn and family moved to P. H. Cunningham home on east side of Fox river. Vaughn to build residence next spring on his lots on corner of Washington & Dyer sts. at rear of Opera House.
S 11-10-1888 John Matthews (Mathews) moved family to F. S. Perkins dwelling on Liberty st.
S 11-10-1888 Fred Baumeister has rented the Thomas Clarke estate.
S 11-10-1888 The Anderson residence is completed. F 12/5/1888 - Nims & Voorhees have built Mrs. L. C. Anderson's house on Dyer st.
F 11-14-1888 Fred Vorpagel bought from William Rhodes his house and lot on Jefferson st. at the rear of Holy Cross Lutheran church.
F 11-14-1888 Mrs. Zilke (Zielke) bought from Mrs. Christian Boub her house and lot on the east (north) side of the White river.
F 11-14-1888 Finke & Uhen bought Mrs. Christian Boub's farm a few miles south of Burlington on Kenosha rd.
S 11-17-1888 Residences being built by E. S. Voorhees, A. D. Smith, E. C. Benson, and L. Coombs. Latter 3 are on Lewis st.
S 11-24-1888 Gustave Haas and family occupy Andrew Reuschlein dwelling.
F 12-05-1888 E. S. Voorhees has new house on Dyer st. up and enclosed.
S 12-08-1888 Capt. J. Cavano leased out farm west of Burlington; advertises auction of articles.
S 12-06-1888 H. Rewald has new dwelling on fair ground nearly completed. S 12/29/1888 - building new barn.
S 12-15-1888 Henry Vaughn and family rented Spoor dwelling on Dyer st. F 12/19/1888 - Henry Vaughn and family occupy Spoor house opposite the Baptist church, recently vacated by Mrs. L. C. Anderson and family.
S 12-15-1888 Dr. L. N. Hicks has new barn.
S 12-15-1888 Mr. Schwanz bought Schorb property near malt house and will move to Burlington.
F 12-26-1888 Mrs. Hannaford bought house and four lots on Pine st., just south of A. Helfrich's residence, from Mr. Helfrich. Mrs. Hannaford intends to build a large residence in year or two.
F 01-02-1889 Nicholas Thomas bought lot from W. E. Chipman in grove on bank of Brown's lake; intends to build summer residence next spring. F 4/3/1889 - Nicholas Thomas building cottage.
F 01-09-1889 Joseph Arndt bought Henderson house and lots on east side of White river.
F 01-16-1889 Mrs. Mary E. I. Pratt and Edgar Terhune bought E. C. Benson farm of 156 acres just east of village limits on the road to Brown's lake; has been occupied by the Louis Smithers family. Also in S 1/19/1889. F 1/23/1889 - house being remodeled. S 2/16/1889 - Mrs. Pratt and family moved to new home on Benson farm.
S 01-19-1889 E. C. Benson bought J. B. Danforth residence on southeast corner of Jefferson (Washington?) & Dyer sts. F 1/16/1889 - on Washington & Dyer sts., known as the Sawyer property; to be occupied by Louis Smithers and family.
F 01-30-1889 Otis Vaughn hauling stone for foundation of new residence to be built on corner lot at rear of Opera House opposite the old Sawyer property on Washington & Dyer sts. Also mentioned in F 2/27/1889. F 4/17/1889 - frame to be raised. S 3/23/1889 - Vaughn residence being built on corner of Washington & Dyer sts.
F 02-06-1889 H. E. Zimmermann and family occupy rooms in rear of printing office vacated by Mr. & Mrs. Toner. Also in S 2/9/1889.
S 02-09-1889 Fire destroyed some sheds and outbuildings of Buell farm occupied by William Fell.
S 02-16-1889 Mr. & Mrs. George Eckert to live on Henry Robers farm in town of Lyons.
S 02-16-1889 Fred Bratz to move to farm he bought near Kansasville.
F 02-20-1889 George Norris offers for sale his 10-room house and 3 acres of land on east side of White river.
F 02-27-1889 Sawyer farm of 460 acres on Wheatland road offered for rent. F 3/27/1889 - Adam J. Hannas has rented the Sawyer farm.
F 02-27-1889 Miss Mary Noblet bought lot on Lewis st., formerly owned by H. C. Conklin, from H. E. Sheldon; intends to build residence.
F 02-27-1889 Chas. G. Foltz to build residence on southwest corner of Washington & Dyer sts.; old building to be removed. (House relocation)
F 02-27-1889 John Reynolds to build residence on his lot in the Lowe addition.
F 02-27-1889 F. H. Nims may put up 2 or 3 tenement houses, or maybe a french flat of 4 or 5 suites, during the coming season; and many others are intending to build in different parts of town.
F 02-27-1889 E. C. Benson and Arthur D. Smith will each build a residence in the Lowe addition.
S 03-02-1889 E. Benson bought 110 acre farm, called old Montgomery place, in towns of Spring Prairie and Burlington from Mrs. Margaret Reid. F 3/6/1889 - E. C. Benson bought 110 acre James Lang farm a mile or 2 west of Burlington.
F 03-06-1889 E. C. Benson bought 78 acre farm of B. Remington in town of Spring Prairie.
S 03-09-1889 Capt. Lewis and family moved to Charles Zilke house opposite the old woolen mill.
S 03-09-1889 William Moats and family moved to Geneva.
S 03-09-1889 Henry Habecost of Norway moved to William Finke farm on Kenosha rd.
S 03-09-1889 Jacob Wellauer farm, also known as the Buell farm, of 320 acres offered for rent.
F 03-13-1889 A. M. Aldrich bought lot on Dyer st. from Mrs. M. Spoor; will build residence.
S 03-23-1889 Valentine Smith bought a lot on Jefferson st. from Mrs. B. Efting, and will build a residence.
S 03-23-1889 Mr. Schwanz moved to house he bought last spring (Schorb property near malt house).
S 03-23-1889 Alonzo Pea moved to Leutke residence.
F 03-27-1889 C. G. Foltz offers 5 lots on Chestnut st. for sale.
F 03-27-1889 Housewarming for Mr. & Mrs. William C. Wilson's new home on Gardner's Prairie.
F 03-27-1889 Allen, Morris, and Perkins arranged for building sidewalks in front of the property they own on the old fair grounds.
F 03-27-1889 E. S. Voorhees bought old house and barn of Charles G. Foltz and moved barn to the Dyer st. lot where Voorhees just built his residence. Voorhees will cut old Foltz house into 2 sections and move to lots here they will be remodeled, repaired, and rented. (House relocation)
F 03-27-1889 Mrs. Gaede bought lot in Lowe's addition from Arthur Smith and will build residence. F 5/1/1889 - House up and nearly enclosed.
F 03-27-1889 Building boom will soon extend to east side of Fox river; 3 building lots, and two small houses on two and six lots, respectively - no owner mentioned.
S 03-30-1889 Dr. Joseph Wilbur moved to old Blake residence opposite the St. Paul depot.
S 03-30-1889 Herman Konst bought from Arthur Smith the lot (on James st.) adjoining the lot on which the test well is located. Also in F 3/27/1889. F 4/24/1889 - Foundation being put in. F 6/19/1889 - nearing completion.
S 03-30-1889 Robert Wilson of Brighton rented Buell farm in Spring Prairie and moved family there.
S 04-06-1889 John Kornhoff bought John Neuman farm 4 miles east of Burlington. Also in F 4/10/1889. S 4/20/1889 - auction to be held at Neumann farm 2-1/2 miles south of Burlington.
S 04-06-1889 Dan Cunningham bought 40 acres belonging to Michael Cunningham estate.
S 04-06-1889 John Itzin and family moved to Cory / Corey residence on Chestnut st.
F 04-10-1889 F. B. Norton offers for sale his 10-room house on Jefferson st. near the Baptist church.
F 04-10-1889 Rooker farm of 42 acres opposite the mill pond for sale. Also in S 4/13/1889 - Lloyd Rooker visited old Rooker homestead north of the river.
F 04-10-1889 Dr. & Mrs. G. F. Newell returned to Burlington to live. Will live at Jones House. Office will be in "Parlor C" of Jones House. Also in S 4/13/1889.
S 04-13-1889 Anton Siehoff moved to Burlington; John Pieters moved to Siehoff farm.
S 04-13-1889 For rent: tenement house with 1 acre and outbuildings on Buell farm 3-1/2 miles west of Burlington.
F 04-17-1889 Mr. Rein building a residence on the lot between his father's residence and Jacob Wambold's place on Chestnut st. S 4/20/1889 - Work begun on W. L. Rein's new residence on Chestnut st. It will be 28 x 30, 2 stories, and brick veneered.
F 04-17-1889 Mr. Ruetter (John Rueter) building residence on corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts.
F 04-17-1889 F. B. Norton recently bought 2 or 3 good building lots on Kane st. from A. Meinhardt.
S 04-20-1889 Administrator of Anton Gehrken estate advertises sale of land in sections 7 and 17 of township 2.
S 04-20-1889 William J. Finke & Co. building 32 x 70 barn on its farm just outside Burlington.
F 04-24-1889 Fred Uhen building new residence on what was formerly the Norton farm just east of Burlington.
F 04-24-1889 Adam Beller started foundation for his new residence on Pine st. Also in S 4/27/1889.
F 04-24-1889 Mrs. Schuerman / Scherman offers for rent a house with four rooms on Liberty st.
S 04-27-1889 A. F. Ransom bought house and lot on Chestnut st. from F. Wegge.
S 04-27-1889 Joseph Conrad and family occupy Ernst Micklish residence near old woolen mill.
F 05-01-1889 Mr. Sobbler's / Zabler residence on east side of White river is nearly complete.
F 05-01-1889 John Schumacher added a veranda to his house in the Lowe Addition.
F 05-01-1889 J. B. Buell added dormer window to his residence on Lewis st. (later 592 Lewis st.).
F 05-01-1889 F. S. Perkins added new cornice to his residence opposite the public school building (State st.).
F 05-08-1889 George and Eliza E. Batchelder, who arrived in Burlington in 1839, lived for several years where Mr. Neuhaus now lives (southwest corner of Jefferson & West sts.).
S 05-11-1889 E. S. Voorhees given permission to move old Foltz house, which he bought, through streets. (House relocation)
S 05-11-1889 Theodore Riel put down a new board sidewalk at his residence.
F 05-15-1889 Mrs. Rose Murphy has a house and lots near the St. Paul depot for sale.
F 05-15-1889 W. M. Moore adding another cottage on bank of Brown's lake at Lakeside Resort.
F 05-29-1889 Old house of C. G. Foltz moved by E. S. Voorhees to lot on Dyer st. between Mr. Voorhees' old house and the school yard. House to be remodeled and occupied by Mr. & Mrs. Nate Albertson. Also in S 6/1/1889. (House relocation)
F 05-29-1889 C. B. Wagner residence on Jefferson st. has been thoroughly remodeled and enlarged.
S 06-01-1889 John Schroeder and family moved to new house on Pine st.
F 06-12-1889 Mrs. M. E. Pratt home is on former Benson place just outside the village of Burlington.
F 06-12-1889 F. S. Perkins residence is being painted by R. A. Hugunin.
S 06-15-1889 J. A. Wagner and family moved to Norris house on Pine st.
S 06-15-1889 Lightfield partition sale notice.
F 06-19-1889 Frame of John Reynolds' new home raised.
F 06-19-1889 A. M. Aldrich residence on Dyer st. is progressing toward completion.
F 06-19-1889 John Ebert of Waterford bought 5 lots on and adjacent to old fair grounds from C. G. Foltz. (Chestnut st.) Also in S 6/15/1889.
F 06-19-1889 O. Storley / Storle bought 13 acres from P. O. Briody on the high grounds just this side of Mrs. Jahns' park. Storle expects to plat building lots and to build a residence.
F 06-26-1889 Mrs. Mary Noblet's new house on Lewis st. being built by Itzin & Rueter.
S 07-06-1889 Henry Rewald to build 2 new houses on his lots in Burlington.
S 07-13-1889 John Hegeman started work on new house; to be raised Monday.
S 07-13-1889 Andrew Kayser offers rooms for rent on Pine st.
S 07-20-1889 John Rueter building new residence on corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts.
S 07-20-1889 Valentine Smith's new residence on Liberty st. nearing completion.
S 08-03-1889 Carpenter work finished on E. Benson's new residence.
S 08-03-1889 Barn on Mrs. Griebel's farm at Brown's lake, leased by B. Curtis, destroyed by fire.
S 08-10-1889 Partition sale of Lichtfield / Lightfield property - 40 acres in town of Burlington bought by Charles Lichtfield; 4 acres in town of Spring Prairie bought by Theodore Lichtfield.
S 08-17-1889 Otis Vaughn and family occupy their new residence on corner of Washington & Dyer sts.
S 08-17-1889 William Fell moved to Zielke house on Second st.
S 08-24-1889 N. Fine, merchant tailor, moved family to Kuenzler (Kinzle, Kingsley) residence on Lewis st.
F 09-04-1889 T. M. Kearney building addition to his residence on (northwest) corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. Also in S 8/31/1889 - new kitchen 16 x 16; part now used as kitchen to be raised and a story put under it. F 9/18/1889 - Kearney making extensive repairs.
S 09-14-1889 Ernst Teute / Teut bought Charles Hillman's 80 acre farm 2 miles northeast of Burlington.
S 09-14-1889 A. W. St. John visits the old brick schoolhouse (Whitman school) he attended 44 years ago and for a few years thereafter. Building is used as kitchen and store room for residence built adjoining.
F 09-18-1889 Conkey st., northwest side owners - sidewalk tax. Mrs. Thill and others had petitioned for sidewalk.:
Mrs. E. Mathews Lot 1 Blk 6 F. Richter Lot 16and19 Blk 6
Charles S. Storms 7 6 Tom Morton e-1/2 20 6
F. Heublein 8 6 Mrs. Mary Thill w-1/2 20 6
H. Rewald 12 6 School district 5, 6, 7, 8 5
Moses Sharland 15 6
F 09-18-1889 Adam Beller has started building his house on Pine st.
S 09-21-1889 William Terhost / Terhorst bought John Stoecker / Stocker / Stacker house and lot on corner of Jefferson & Columbus sts. (note: Columbus was previous name of Calumet st.; see p. 12 of 150+ Years book).
F 09-25-1889 Battie Gleason rented new brick house on Chestnut st. built by Mr. Rein, and moved in. S 9/21/1889 - Gleeson and nieces moved in.
F 09-25-1889 Mr. Wilcox rented Rewald house just vacated by M. C. Dawson and family, who have moved to house on opposite side of Chestnut st. formerly occupied by Mrs. Hammond.
S 09-28-1889 Ernst Merton bought house in Waukesha and will move family there next summer. S 10/19/1889 - family moved to Waukesha.
F 10-02-1889 Rooker Farm of 42 acres, opposite the mill pond, for sale, together or in parcels; includes 2 story brick house.
F 10-09-1889 Charley Wilcox and others on "Prospect Hill" will soon build homes there. Could be dozen houses erected this fall and early next spring.
F 10-09-1889 A. P. Coombs has nearly completed new residence on corner of Lewis & Kendall sts.
F 10-09-1889 Mr. Reywald / Rewald has completed his brick veneer house on corner of Conkey st. & Prospect (?) ave. (Could be corner of Conkey & Reynolds, lot 12, block 6 - see F 9/18/1889.)
F 10-09-1889 A. E. Hatch building new residence on Kendall st.
F 10-09-1889 Mr. Richter building new house on Conkey st.
F 10-09-1889 Charles L. Storms building large addition to his Conkey st. residence.
F 10-09-1889 Mr. Gaede's house ready for occupancy. (1897 Directory shows Gaede at 400 Lewis st.)
F 10-09-1889 John Reynolds residence nearly completed. (1897 Directory shows Reynolds at 216 Reynolds ave.)
F 10-16-1889 Will and Ted Wilcox building neat little homes up on Art. Smith's addition opposite Herman Konst's new residence. (These are on James st.)
F 10-16-1889 A. McDowell and family moved to Hegeman's new house on Geneva & Washington sts.
F 10-16-1889 T. Tripp and family occupy house just vacated by McDowell family near corner of Pine & State sts.
F 10-16-1889 Dr. John H. Bower leased brick house formerly owned and occupied by E. Merton on Lewis st. and now occupied by John Reynolds and family. Will move in Nov. 1.
F 10-23-1889 Henry Vaughn and family to occupy E. Merton's house.
F 10-23-1889 W. J. Goff and family moved from Burlington to Honey Creek, where Goff manages Willbur Lumber yard.
S 10-26-1889 Mrs. Margaret Reed / Reid leased Jacob Steinhoff farm in east part of Burlington for 2 year term. Steinhoff to move to Burlington.
F 10-30-1889 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Louthain returned to Burlington - rented Valentine Smith's house on Jefferson st. near the Fox river bridge and moved in today. Also in S 11/9/1889.
S 11-09-1889 Valentine Smith moved to new residence (on Liberty st.).
S 11-30-1889 Mr. & Mrs. Fred Wilbur live in homestead near St. Paul depot.
S 11-30-1889 Frank Schemmer bid in Bernard Bohle property; sold it to Albert Kolachzinski.
S 11-30-1889 Gerhard Hidding sold 103 acre farm on shore of Brown's lake to Mrs. Mary Siehoff (daughter) and Charles Hidding (son) for $3,090.
S 12-07-1889 Fire at residence of Mrs. E. Pratt just east of Burlington does only slight damage.
S 01-04-1890 T. E. Miller having cottage built at Brown's lake by Rothering & Son. (S 1/6/1911 Years ago)
S 01-11-1890 Prof. & Mrs. C. W. Rittenberg occupy rooms at residence of Dr. L. N. Hicks.
S 01-18-1890 Fred Bauman and family moved to Honey Creek.
S 01-25-1890 Herman Cramer / Kramer and family of New Hampton, Iowa, moved to Burlington.
S 02-01-1890 Joe Block rented L. Marck farm at Vienna; Marck to move to Kercher / Karcher farm.
S 02-01-1890 Martin Eisenbart estate property - south half of northeast quarter of section 19, township 2, to be sold at administrator sale.
S 02-15-1890 Fred Zick moved to Norris residence on Pine st.
S 02-15-1890 Ernst Teute moved to farm he bought from Charles Hillman.
S 02-15-1890 Sheriff sale: Christopher Geheb vs. Sarah Rogers, lands in sections 11 and 12, township 2.
F 02-26-1890 Jacob S. Crane lots on Pine st. between property of Mrs. John Baxter and Mrs. D. A. Smith sold at sheriff's sale - lot 5 sold to Henry Miller, lot 6 to Barney Brehm, and lot 7 to Richard A. Baxter.
S 03-01-1890 Christ. Albrecht, living just outside village limits, to build new residence, 20 x 26 and 1-1/2 stories.
S 03-01-1890 T. J. Cunningham building new farm residence; main part 16 x 24 feet with addition the same.
S 03-01-1890 John Kerkman, Sr., divided farm of 80 acres between his two youngest sons. Each to build house.
F 03-05-1890 H. C. Buell, who opened store in Whitewater, has house and lot on Washington st. for sale.
S 03-08-1890 Capt. John T. Rice and family moved from Waterford to Burlington.
S 03-08-1890 Edward Wilcox of Silver Lake bought lot near Herman Konst; will build house 24 x 24.
S 03-15-1890 Charles Wichert / Weichert to build residence on the other side of the White river. House to be 16 x 24 with wing 18 x 20, all 1-1/2 stories.
F 03-19-1890 Mr. & Mrs. Nicholas Arnold bought Adam Beller house and lot on Pine st; house was finished last fall. S 3/15/1890 - house adjoins Willhoft furniture store on the west. S 4/5/1890 - Nicholas Arnold and family moved to residence bought from Adam Beller.
F 03-26-1890 Mr. & Mrs. George Featherstone to build cottage in "Chipman's Grove" at Brown's lake. Also in S 3/29/1890.
F 03-26-1890 Tom Morton building new house on his lot on Conkey st.
F 03-26-1890 Charles Reed bought W. L. Rooker place on east side of White river almost directly opposite the Wisconsin Central depot.
F 04-09-1890 Mrs. L. Drake and Miss E. O. Duckett rented Robert T. Davis cottage on North st. (2nd street to right after passing over White river bridge to north) and are prepared to do dressmaking. Also in S 4/12/1898 - Mrs. E. Drake and Miss E. O. Duckett.
S 04-12-1890 Herman Siehoff to build a 16 x 26 addition to east side of house. Present old addition to be moved to rear. New building to be 2 stories high. (House relocation)
S 04-12-1890 Mrs. R. H. Waite leased residence of R. T. Durgin.
S 04-19-1890 B. J. Bushman building piazza at his residence.
S 04-19-1890 John F. Bankes bought lot in Burlington and will build residence.
S 04-19-1890 Fire causes smoke damage at C. Hammond residence on Washington st.
F 04-23-1890 Nicholas Thomas moved household goods from Chicago to Brown's lake cottage.
S 04-26-1890 Miller Moore building two story addition 28 x 29 to his residence at Brown's lake.
S 04-26-1890 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hidding to live at the Hidding homestead on the shores of Brown's lake.
S 04-26-1890 C. E. Reed moved to Rooker farm just outside village which he recently bought.
S 04-30-1890 Frame of Dr. C. J. Swan's new residence on bluff facing Lewis st. was raised yesterday.
S 05-03-1890 M. J. Mahoney and family to occupy 2nd floor of Keuper building over Mahoney's saloon.
S 05-17-1890 Ed. Brook bought lots and unfinished house of F. J. Ayers on Pine st. and will finish house. S 6/7/1890 - Work on recently purchased Edward Brook residence being done by Voorhees.
S 05-24-1890 Peter Rausch advertises pasturage for rent on old Remington farm just west of A. M. Aldrich farm.
S 05-24-1890 Morris Ernie, who lives across river, intends to move to Pennsylvania.
S 06-07-1890 Henry Ebert building new residence on east side of Chestnut st.
S 06-14-1890 J. B. Buell building large bay window on south side of his Lewis st. residence (later 592 Lewis st.).
S 06-21-1890 Ben Holmes bought lot on Conkey st. from Joseph Hoch and will build residence.
S 06-21-1890 Smoke house of M. Zimmer on Lewis st. burned down. Fire company not called; neighbors helped.
S 06-28-1890 F. J. Ayers bought William Rhodes tract just north of the village and will convert it into a stock farm. Ayers will lay out a track.
S 08-02-1890 Griebel farm of 96 acres at Brown's Lake advertised for sale.
S 08-02-1890 Dr. C. J. Swan and family moved to their new residence on Lewis st.
S 08-02-1890 William Rhodes bought 10 acres just north of Burlington from Phil Lewis.
S 08-09-1890 J. E. Bartholf bought H. C. Buell residence on Washington st. and will move in.
S 08-09-1890 Adam Beller building 22 x 30 cottage on his lot near St. Paul depot.
S 08-16-1890 John H. Martin offers 4 acres with residence near St. Paul depot for sale. Includes 8 large lots and parts of others.
S 08-23-1890 Willis Wilcox building new residence on James st.
S 08-23-1890 L. Hess remodeling interior of his residence on Chestnut st. and adding a front porch.
S 09-06-1890 Prof. & Mrs. C. W. Rittenbury / Rittenberg moved to new residence of B. Brehm on Liberty st.
S 09-13-1890 Charles Hillman bought Thorn property on east side of Fox river.
S 09-20-1890 Dr. J. H. Bower bought E. Merton residence on Jefferson st. To occupy about Nov. 1.
S 09-20-1890 Edward Brook's new residence on corner of Pine & State sts. described.
S 09-27-1890 C. E. Clench rented Brehm residence on Madison st. and occupies it with family.
S 09-27-1890 Barn on Jacob Prasch premises on Geneva st. burned.
S 09-27-1890 Henry Scheel bought 2 lots on corner next to Jacob Muth and is building residence - east side of Fox river.
S 09-27-1890 Frank Vandesand has started work on his new residence opposite that of Jacob Muth. F 10/01/90 - Frank Vandesand is building a fine residence on (northeast) corner of Main & State sts.
S 10-04-1890 Mr. & Mrs. William Horn lived on McHenry st.
S 10-04-1890 John A. Rueter offers new house and lot for sale - on corner of Johnson & Jefferson sts.
S 10-11-1890 Sebastian Amend farm offered for rent.
S 10-11-1890 John Uhen rented Breckman / Breuckman residence and will move to Burlington.
S 10-11-1890 Gottfried Rossmiller rented John Uhen farm for 5 years.
S 10-25-1890 C. G. Foltz bought Mrs. D. A. Smith property on Pine st.
S 11-01-1890 I. Kienzle (Kinzle, Kingsley) offers for sale two houses and lots on Lewis st.
S 11-15-1890 Mrs. Frank Allen moved to rooms over H. E. Sheldon store. Mrs. S. Miller to occupy residence vacated by Mrs. Allen.
S 11-29-1890 John H. Martin sold property near the St. Paul depot to E. McLaughlin. Also in F 11/26/1890 - house and lots just south of depot. Martin and family may relocate to California.
S 11-29-1890 John Rasch sold 160 acre farm to Charles Tesdorf; 5 miles from Burlington, 80 acres in Burlington township and 80 acres in Wheatland township.
S 11-29-1890 Barney Robers bought Nick Werner residence on McHenry st.
S 11-29-1890 Fred Wilbur and wife moved to Gray's Lake, Ill. Wilbur to run Wilbur Lumber Co. there.
S 12-06-1890 A. Zwiebel's new residence on corner of Washington & Johnson sts. is up and enclosed. Main part is 16 x 28, with 15 x 22 wing facing Washington st., 15 x 20 wing opposite, and summer kitchen at rear.
S 12-06-1890 Frank Mayer bought 23 acres on McHenry st. just this side of St. Paul depot from E. O. Brecke. Will use land for truck garden.
S 12-13-1890 Carl Voss, Jr., bought Henry Scheel house and lot on Main st. on east side of Fox river.
S 12-20-1890 George W. Ball and family sold property in Steele, N. Dak., and moved to Burlington.
1890 George Fratt sold Ashley farm opposite Dyer's Lake and bought 206 acre farm on north road to Spring Prairie. Lived on farm until 1904 and then rented it out and moved to Burlington. Information from "Frat House" booklet in Historical Society files; photos of Spring Prairie farm also in files.
S 01-03-1891 C. E. Miller cottage being built at Brown's Lake.
S 01-03-1891 Summons: Elizabeth, Frank, Wicka, and Joseph Rutter / Rueter vs. Perkins, Lawtons, and Hollisters. Purpose not shown in legal notice, but probably relates to residential property.
F 01-07-1891 Edward Brook and family moved to new residence on corner of Pine & State sts. Also in S 1/3/1891.
S 01-10-1891 Peter Zirbes buying house and lot of George W. Stone on Ogden (Origen?) st. S 3/14/1891 - Zirbes moved to house.
S 01-10-1891 Charles F. Ball and family moved from Racine to Wilbur house near St. Paul depot.
S 01-31-1891 Well drilled for Mrs. M. E. Pratt just outside Burlington (later Edgewood farm).
S 01-31-1891 George McKesson rented Mrs. J. G. Wilson house on Chestnut st.; will move about April 1.
S 01-31-1891 Mrs. J. G. Wilson to have another house built, but particulars not available.
S 02-07-1891 Henry Lois and Frances Kerkhoff, married Feb. 3, bought and will move to William Meisen farm.
S 02-07-1891 Rev. J. G. Oehlert and family arrived in Burlington, occupy St. John's Lutheran parsonage.
S 02-14-1891 John and Henry Hinzpeter bought 340 acre Higenbotham farm in Bloomfield at auction.
S 02-14-1891 Henry Hinzpeter offers farm for rent; in section 21, 5 miles south of Burlington.
S 02-14-1891 Gustave Zarneke offers house and 2-1/2 lots on Johnson st. for sale.
S 02-14-1891 Administrator of William H. Breuckman estate to sell 40 acres in section 21, town of Burlington.
S 02-14-1891 Edward E. Mills and Dolie G. Henderson, married Feb. 10, to live in home on Jefferson st. (Could be Valentine Smith home on west side of Jefferson st. bridge.)
S 02-21-1891 Auction at Dahlman farm on Vienna road by John Strohm on March 3.
S 02-21-1891 Charles Gartz rented Henry Hinzpeter farm.
S 02-28-1891 A. Vaughn bought William Hubbard property on south side of Burlington.
S 02-28-1891 Joseph and H. J. Yanny leased Amend farm for a number of years.
S 02-28-1891 Col. J. G. Wilson and family moved to new home adjoining Mrs. Wilson's millinery shop.
S 03-21-1891 John Mathews bought part of G. G. Mathews farm and will move there.
S 03-21-1891 Fred Schmidt quit farming; moved to Zielke residence on east side of Fox River.
S 03-21-1891 J. F. Daily / Dailey, superintendent of Burlington Blanket Co., leased a Burlington residence.
S 03-28-1891 Superintendent Newbury of the water works department now occupies the Dawson residence on Chestnut st.
S 03-28-1891 Henry Rewald bought 2 lots in rear of lots he owns in old fair ground. Henry Plate also bought a lot adjoining his property on the north (west?). Messrs. Rewald and Plate now own the entire block.
S 03-28-1891 C. G. Foltz bought lot on fair grounds and will move VanSlyke house to it and fix up. (House relocation)
S 04-04-1891 Henry Schwartz bought Mrs. Cavano residence on Lewis st. and will move family in.
S 04-04-1891 A. M. Aldrich offers 30 acres of the B. Remington estate farm for sale. Land is about 1 mile northwest of Burlington post office on road to Honey Creek.
S 04-11-1891 George W. McKesson and family moved to Burlington; occupy Mrs. Wilson residence on Chestnut st.
S 04-11-1891 Frank Beller bought residence adjoining his saloon and the saloon property he occupies (on Chestnut st.) from the First National bank.
S 04-18-1891 Charles Beller building barn across the Central track from his premises.
S 04-18-1891 No truth to report that John H. Uhen bought Kirckman / Kerkman property and would build on same. (See S 7/25/1891.)
S 04-25-1891 C. G. Foltz sold Carpenter place on Pine st. to George P. Goodwin, and VanSlyck house and a lot on the old fair grounds to Peter Kane.
S 04-25-1891 Ben Uhen bought 40 acres from John Terry.
S 05-02-1891 Jacob Gill and family occupy rooms on 2nd floor of Schroeder block.
S 05-09-1891 Charles Hidding leased Hoffman farm at Brown's lake; Mr. & Mrs. S. A. Hoffman have moved to the village.
S 05-16-1891 Charles Beller bought 30 acres known as Remington estate adjoining the property F. J. Ayers bought from William Rhodes (just north of village).
S 05-16-1891 Henry Vos and bride now living at Mrs. E. Plate residence.
S 05-23-1891 Eugene Wehmhoff will move the cottage now in the rear of his residence to the lot on the corner of Washington & West sts. and make additions to it for a residence. (House relocation)
S 05-23-1891 For sale: Lot 8, block 5, of Perkins 2nd addition - former residence of George Stoehr.
S 06-06-1891 M. P. Petrie bought lots on east side of Fox river foreclosed by Mrs. M. P. Petrie against Barbara Seubert and others.
S 06-13-1891 New residence of A. Zwiebel on corner of Washington & Johnson sts. being painted.
S 06-13-1891 George Klein bought I. Kinsler (Kienzle, Kinzle, Kingsley) house on Conkey st.
S 06-20-1891 Charles Keuper building addition to Pine st. residence.
S 06-20-1891 Mesdames Pratt and Wilkes, of Edgewood Farm, to hold social.
S 06-27-1891 William Pieters bought John Rueter's new house on corner of Johnson & Washington sts. S 7/4/1891 - John Pieters, not William. John to move to Burlington in fall.
S 06-27-1891 Francis Bankes bought lot on Pine st. from J. A. Miller.
S 07-04-1891 Phil Petrie and family, John Badenoch and family, and T. E. Miller and family all occupy new cottages on north side of Brown's Lake. S 1/31/30 - In 1887 Mr. & Mrs. Charles Petrie, Mr. & Mrs. J. J. Badenoch, and Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Miller bought section of ground on north side of Brown's lake east of the Antlers hotel and built summer homes.
S 07-11-1891 A. Zwiebel and family moved to new residence on corner of Johnson & Washington sts.
S 07-11-1891 Frank Zwiebel and family moved to residence vacated by A. Zwiebel.
S 07-18-1891 Al Brainerd bought Mrs. Armitage property on Dyer st. and will move to Burlington.
S 07-18-1891 R. M. Billings to have auction of household goods at residence on (southwest) corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts.
S 07-18-1891 Frank Prasch bought Kirckman / Kerkman property at corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 07-25-1891 John H. Uhen bought Kirckman / Kerkman property on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. from Frank Prasch. S 8/8/1891 - Uhen offers house for rent.
S 07-25-1891 William Terhorst having new house built on Kendall st.
S 07-25-1891 Eugene Hall and Charles Pulver bought lots on Brown's Lake.
S 08-01-1891 Henry Burhans land in village of Burlington, section 32 - legal notice.
S 08-01-1891 Timothy Foley, Sr., lands in section 36, town of Burlington - legal notice.
S 08-01-1891 Ann Ebert lands in section 28, town 4 north - legal notice.
S 08-08-1891 Mrs. J. C. Grant bought Mrs. Ostermann's resort property on the shores of Brown's Lake. Mrs. Ostermann and daughter will remain until winter when they'll probably move to their Burlington residence. Also in F 8/5/1891 - Mrs. Maggie Grant.
S 08-15-1891 John H. Uhen offers house on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. for rent.
S 08-15-1891 E. Anderson and family moved to Burlington from Vienna.
S 08-15-1891 Mrs. Miller putting new roof on residence adjoining Nic May's meat market.
S 08-15-1891 P. H. Cunningham bought piece of Brown's Lake property from Zach Ketterhagen.
S 08-15-1891 George Verhalen offers 7 room flat over H. E. Sheldon's store for rent.
S 08-15-1891 George Stohr estate on Jefferson st. offered for sale.
S 08-15-1891 Sarah Hewitt (Mrs. Alma Aldrich) and parents came to Burlington in 1849 and settled on farm now owned by W. C. Wilson.
S 08-29-1891 Dr. & Mrs. G. F. Newell leased part of Jones residence (hotel annex?) on Geneva st. and will move there from Waterford. S 9/19/1891 - Newells moved to Burlington.
S 09-05-1891 Henry Hinzpeter offers 150 acre farm in section 21 for sale.
S 09-05-1891 John Itzin bought lots on Tower hill just off Lewis st. from Nicholas Weiler and will lay foundation this fall for new residence to be built next spring. S 10/10/1891 - work started on foundation.
S 09-12-1891 J. C. Grant, buyer of Osterman property, bought P. H. Cunningham farm of 100 acres on Brown's lake.
S 09-12-1891 Nicholas Weiler lays out lots on Tower Hill just off Lewis st. and offers lots for sale.
S 09-26-1891 Summons: Catharine McCarthy vs. Hannah McNamara and several McCarthys. S 1/23/1892 - Partition sale notice: McCarthy and McNamara - sections 29 and 31, town 3, and section 6, town 2.
S 10-03-1891 Notice of sale: South half of southwest quarter of section 36 - Timothy Foley, Sr., estate.
S 10-03-1891 Mrs. Henry Vaughn bought house and 2 lots on corner of Jefferson and McHenry sts. from P. H. Cunningham.
S 10-10-1891 Henry Woeste bought Mrs. Smith house and lot on Washington st. adjoining W. J. Rittman property.
S 10-10-1891 Eva Prailes offers for sale 20 acres of meadow land south of the St. Paul depot.
S 10-10-1891 George Forge offers 104 acre farm in Spring Prairie, 5 miles from Burlington, for sale.
S 10-10-1891 Work started on John Itzin's new house in Weiler's addition on Town Hill.
S 10-17-1891 Ben Rothering building house near kindergarten.
S 10-17-1891 F. G. Klein building large barn in rear of his residence on McHenry st.
S 10-24-1891 Herman Wald leased house owned by John H. Uhen on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. and moved family in.
S 10-31-1891 C. J. Whortman / Wortman having addition built to house.
S 11-07-1891 Nic Scharf building residence on property he recently bought from Jacob Muth on east side of White (Fox?) river.
S 11-07-1891 H. E. Zimmermann bought lot in Weiler's addition from Nicholas Weiler.
S 11-07-1891 Jacob Gill and family moved to Hegeman residence on corner of Geneva & Washington sts.
S 11-14-1891 Mr. Weinzinger (Valentine Weinzinger?) bought Wilbur residence opposite the St. Paul depot.
S 11-14-1891 C. J. Schumacher and wife had guests at St. Mary's Island.
S 11-21-1891 Kenny & Brady bought from John Ketterhagen 10 acres on north shore of Brown's lake; will sell lots.
S 11-28-1891 Dr. M. T. Darling sold residence on Jefferson st. to E. S. Voorhees; north side of Jefferson, 2 east of Dyer - Academy Building. (S 12/1/11).
S 12-05-1891 A. McDowell traded business block on Pine st. for residence owned by T. W. Durgin on same street; residence is next south of F. Keuper residence.
S 12-05-1891 The red cottage, belonging to R. S. Pettibone, adjoins the home of his brother, Rev. L. A. Pettibone (on south side of Liberty st).
S 12-12-1891 Ben Rothering building new residence on corner of Kendall & Amanda sts.
S 12-05-1891 George Eckert recently bought the Baxter farm occupied by William Harris; Harris moved to Silver Lake. S 2/13/1892 - George Eckert leased Baxter farm on Kenosha rd. and has moved there.
S 12-19-1891 Large ad in English and German for Weiler's addition - on Tower hill, just off Lewis st., short distance from Kindergarten. Tower, Park, & Oak sts. See F. A. Schwaller or proprietor, N. Weiler.
S 12-19-1891 Nic Gill and family now occupy Wehmhoff cottage on Washington st.
S 12-19-1891 George Stohr estate on Jefferson st. for sale.
S 12-19-1891 Fred Kords now occupies rooms over J. A. Miller's barber shop.
S 12-19-1891 Frank Zick moved to rooms over the City of Paris.
S 12-19-1891 Mrs. Mary Sammon sold farm 2-1/2 miles north of Burlington and will have auction. S 1/30/1892 - Mrs. D. Sammon moved to Burlington with family after selling her farm near Vienna.
S 01-09-1892 C. E. Clench and family moved to Dr. Darling residence on Jefferson st.
S 01-23-1892 Thomas Bottomley and family moved from English Settlement to new residence on "Gardner's Boulevard" - Kane st.
S 01-23-1892 Theodore Tenwinkel moved his household goods from Kansasville. S 1/30/1892 - Tenwinkel has moved to Burlington.
S 01-23-1892 Christian Strohm, 1-1/2 miles northwest of Burlington on Vienna rd., to auction 80 acre farm.
S 01-30-1892 John Osterman and Emma Smith, married Jan. 26, to live at Brown's Lake.
S 02-06-1892 Wm. Finke & Co. bought Hoffman farm at Brown's lake.
S 02-13-1892 R. L. Ransom bought State st. residence of B. Brehm occupied by Prof. C. W. Rittenburg / Rittenberg and family. S 2/27/1892 - R. L. Ransom moved in.
S 02-13-1892 L. O. Webber bought residence of E. S. Voorhees on Dyer st. S 3/26/1892 - Webber and family moved in.
S 02-13-1892 E. S. Voorhees and family will move to residence occupied by A. D. Smith.
S 02-13-1892 A. D. Smith and family will move to E. R. Smith house on West st.
S 02-13-1892 J. B. Helmuth, on Benson farm 2 miles west of Burlington on Spring Prairie rd., to have auction.
S 02-13-1892 Joe Meyer, on Battie Gleeson farm -1/2 mile south of Dover cheese factory, to have auction.
S 02-20-1892 Henry Kaiser bought F. C. Schmidt farm of 81 acres at Long Lake.
S 02-20-1892 Mr. Fell and family of Grove Corners (Bowers) moved to Burlington. (A Mr. Fell left job as butter maker at Kansasville - per Standard of week or two earlier.)
S 02-20-1892 Mrs. B. Wehmhoff and son, Henry, moved from Milwaukee back to farm in Wheatland.
S 02-27-1892 Mrs. C. K. Norton offers her 9 room house and lot on east side of Fox river for sale.
S 02-27-1892 Jacob Zubrod bought Zubrod farm of 47 acres in section 4, Town of Burlington. S 2/13/1892 - ad says Zubrod farm adjoins Berger farm.
S 02-27-1892 Henry Rewald building another residence on lots on fair ground. Will be same size and build of last one erected by Mr. Rewald and will face Pine st.
S 02-27-1892 Prof. C. W. Rittenburg leased residence of F. H. Nims on Washington st and moved in.
S 02-27-1892 F. B. Stohr offers his house in Burlington for rent; will work farm E. Wehmhoff recently bought.
S 03-05-1892 E. Wehmhoff building new house, 16 x 20, on farm he recently bought from Henry Kaiser.
S 03-12-1892 George Treffinger (S 4/9/1892 showed Louis Treffinger) bought John Hegeman residence now occupied by John Itzin.
S 03-12-1892 John Itzin to move family to Ebbers store building until his residence in Weiler's addition is completed.
S 03-12-1892 H. E. Zimmermann and family moved to Kinzle residence on Lewis st.
S 03-12-1892 Ernst McLaughlin and Minnie Trapp, married March 7, to live near St. Paul depot.
S 03-12-1892 Mrs. M. Reid / Reed, living on Steinhoff farm opposite the brick and tile factory, to have auction.
S 03-12-1892 Two building lots, each 4 x 8 rods, for sale on east side of Fox River, within 2 blocks of bridge.
S 03-19-1892 Unable to collect taxes on Moat property - an acre with small house and barn on Kenosha road (now Hwy. 142) just this side of St. Paul railroad.
S 03-19-1892 Henry Habbecost / Habecost and Barney Wentker let contracts for residences on street running south from Valentine Smith residence. Wentker owns lot next to Smith and next north of Habbecost lot. Also in S 3/26/1892 - Randolph st.
S 03-19-1892 Otto Schulz building a house in Weiler's addition. Also in S 3/26/1892.
S 03-26-1892 Ben Rothering is finishing up his residence on Amanda st.
S 03-26-1892 A. McDowell is finishing his residence on Pine st.
S 03-26-1892 John Itzin is completing his new residence in Weiler's addition.
S 03-26-1892 E. S. Voorhees started hauling stone for new residence he will build on Dr. Darling property.
S 03-26-1892 Henry Rewald building new residence on Pine st. S 4/16/1892 - Foundation completed.
S 03-26-1892 Ben Holmes will probably build on lot he recently bought on Conkey st.
S 03-26-1892 H. E. Zimmermann will probably build in Weiler's addition.
S 03-26-1892 C. W. Newbury and family moved to Waukesha.
S 04-02-1892 Sebastian Heiligenthal bought and will move to John Beller residence on east side of Fox river.
S 04-02-1892 E. S. Voorhees bought Stohr property adjoining Thomas M. Kearney's property on Jefferson st. and will build a new residence.
S 04-02-1892 Charles Noble bought 2 lots on corner of Lewis & James sts. from A. D. Smith. Will build residence this summer.
S 04-02-1892 William J. Finke & Co. offers 63-acre Hoffman farm on banks of Brown's lake for sale.
S 04-02-1892 Herman Siehoff bought Francis Bankes farm of 192 acres on Rochester road. Sale included milk route.
S 04-02-1892 Charles Ball moved to Burlington; rented out Lyons farm to Ed Loomis - mentioned twice.
S 04-02-1892 McDonald brothers rented Micklish residence on east side of Fox river and will move in.
S 04-02-1892 George C. Denniston bought residence property of Mrs. W. J. Thompson occupied by H. E. Sheldon.
S 04-02-1892 Four lots sold in Weiler's addition this week. Streets being graded - Tower, Park, & Oak sts. Trying to secure extension of water works to addition.
S 04-09-1892 Dan Monaghan moved from Burlington to Honey Creek.
S 04-09-1892 Louis Treffinger and family moved to residence Treffinger recently bought from John Hegeman.
S 04-09-1892 House and 2 acres in Gardner's addition for sale.
S 04-16-1892 F. G. Klein remodeling and enlarging residence on McHenry st.
S 04-16-1892 Thomas Maloy bought lots between Kautsky and Schumacher on Kendall st. from Joseph Hoch.
S 04-16-1892 Mr. & Mrs. William Hubbard moved to Lyons from Burlington.
S 04-16-1892 H. Rewald to build another house on Chestnut st.
S 04-30-1892 Jacob Gill bought store in Milwaukee; family to move today. (Moved from Hegeman residence.)
S 05-07-1892 John Haitz to move to Hegeman residence vacated by Jacob Gill.
S 05-07-1892 J. T. Groff, Jr., leased Krueger residence on Chestnut st. and will move family in.
S 05-07-1892 H. Wagner, Jr., August German, and H. A. Swartz making additions and alterations to residences.
S 05-07-1892 W. C. Clark advertises for farm bordering on Brown's Lake in exchange for his 10-room rooming house in Chicago.
F 05-11-1892 A. McDowell and family occupy residence on Pine st. that McDowell bought and remodeled.
F 05-11-1892 F. G. Klein has been improving the appearance of his residence considerable of late.
S 05-14-1892 Dr. H. LaHann bought from Wilbur Lumber Co. the lot , 65 x 132 feet, on Geneva st. adjoining Frank Zwiebel's property; will build residence and barn.
S 05-14-1892 J. G. Wilson and family moved from rooms adjoining Mrs. Wilson's millinery store to residence on Chestnut st. vacated by George McKesson and family.
S 05-14-1892 F. C. Peterson, who recently bought Melcher property near St. Paul depot, offers same for sale - 3 lots, 2 story brick store and residence, and outbuildings.
S 05-14-1892 H. E. Sheldon and family moved to residence of H. A. Sheldon on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 05-14-1892 George C. Denniston and family to occupy residence vacated by H. E. Sheldon and family.
S 05-14-1892 H. Rothering & Sons building barns for Albert Karcher, Charles Buschert, and Henry Ketterhagen.
S 05-21-1892 C. B. McCanna bought from Phil Lewis his 10 acre tract on Rochester road about 1 mile from Burlington.
S 05-21-1892 S. M. Reinardy and Eleonora Reuschlein, married May 18, to live above drug store.
S 05-21-1892 J. A. Miller and Alvina Hegeman, married on May 17, to live in Arnold residence on Chestnut st.
S 05-28-1892 Adam Prasch and family moved from Slade's Corners to Burlington.
S 05-28-1892 Ferdinand Seitz bought lot on Randolph st. from Henry Ebbers and will build residence.
S 06-04-1892 William J. Meadows leased part of Steinhoff residence near tile factory and moved in.
S 06-04-1892 Dr. & Mrs. G. F. Newell moved from Jones residence on Geneva st. to residence of daughter, Mrs. C. E. Clench.
S 06-18-1892 William Solomon bought Haigh place in village.
S 06-25-1892 J. B. Wissing, friend of John Schmidtcamp, looking to buy residence in Burlington and move family.
S 07-02-1892 Louis A. Reuschlein and family moved from Schroeder flat to new residence completed by H. Rewald. S 7/9/1892 - Schroeder advertises rooms for rent in his block on Pine st.
S 07-09-1892 14 lots in Weiler's addition transferred to J. H. Smith and another party from Milwaukee.
S 07-09-1892 J. B. Helmuth and Mrs. Augusta Johnson, married July 1, to live in Burlington until fall.
S 07-16-1892 Cottages on north side of Brown's lake: Burlington club, W. A. Colby, C. B. McCanna, Eugene Hall, Charles Pulver, and Petrie, Badenoch, and Miller.
S 07-16-1892 Foreclosure sale notice: George A. H. Scott vs James Rogers, Jr., et al. - 4 parcels in section and 1 parcel in section 11, town 2, "except portions conveyed to Herman Uhen."
S 07-23-1892 George P. Goodwin building barn in back of his Pine st. residence.
S 07-23-1892 A. Helfrich and Mrs. A. Meinhardt recently erected fountains on their lawns.
S 07-30-1892 Mrs. John J. Carr and children moved to Burlington - husband drowned in mill pond on July 1.
S 08-06-1892 Frank Fishman and family moved to Burlington.
S 08-06-1892 F. Bankes having his new residence on Pine st. painted.
S 08-06-1892 Summons: William J. Finke and John H. Uhen vs. Brever, et al. (names include Leuker, Lenz, Spieker, Tervie, Tervei, Koenig, Denhauisen, Soens, Baker, Webber). Location not mentioned; could be Buob farm on Kenosha rd. bought by Finke & Uhen in 1888.
S 08-13-1892 Engineer Archibald building residence on lot across street (Fox st.?) from C. A. Goodwin's residence.
S 08-13-1892 Frank VandeSand has the contract for the carpenter work on a home to be built by Mrs. T. Foley on Kendall Street. S 12/10/1892 - VandeSand & Salisbury have finished the Mrs. Foley residence on Kendall street and Lou Tripp is now painting the interior.
S 08-20-1892 John Itzin and family moved to new home in Weiler's addition.
S 08-20-1892 Notice of lands sold May 20, 1890, for taxes for 1889: lots 3 and 4, block 34, owner unknown; Matt Moots / Moats estate at Bushnell rd., railroad, and Kenosha rd.; lot (block?) 6, Perkins Addition - Mrs. A. Fenn between Buell and Rasch.
S 08-20-1892 Fire at L. R. Gaede residence on corner of Lewis & Origen sts.
S 08-27-1892 Henry Cook offers Spring Valley mills and farm of 40 acres for sale - 3 miles south of Burlington on Lyons rd.
S 08-27-1892 John Schumacher bought 2 lots in Weiler's addition.
S 08-27-1892 Thomas Gillespie bought lot in Weiler's addition (Tower st.).
S 09-03-1892 Francis Bankes and family occupying their new residence on Pine st.
S 09-10-1892 J. C. Grant bought Griebel farm of 96 acres on Brown's lake. Possession Nov. 1.
S 09-10-1892 Martin Weinzinger bought Joseph Heiligenthal's 60 acre farm; possession March 1.
S 09-10-1892 Prof. C. W. Rittenburg and family moved to Jefferson st. residence.
S 09-10-1892 For rent for winter: "Cottage on the hill" on Gardner's boulevard (Kane st.). Contact R. P. Parker.
S 09-10-1892 Mr. Harrington leased Gardner residence from E. F. Ester. Ester to move family to Waukesha. S 9/17/1892 - Edward F. Ester and family moved to Waukesha.
S 09-17-1892 J. E. Bartholf bought of Wm. Stoel the residence on Lewis st. occupied by H. S. Harris.
S 09-17-1892 Robert Norris first settled on farm 4 miles east of Burlington that he bought from government in 1843. He sold that farm in 1855 and bought "Sheldon's Tavern" on Kenosha rd. Moved to Burlington about 6 years ago (after he sold farm to Herman Uhen).
S 09-24-1892 Dr. C. J. Swan building addition to his Lewis st. residence.
S 09-24-1892 Lot Leach sold farm in Brighton and will move to Burlington.
S 10-01-1892 H. E. Zimmermann putting up a new residence in Weiler's addition. S 11/19/1892 - frame work started. S 10/22/1892 - contract let.
S 10-01-1892 G. C. Rasch to build an 8 room residence on corner of Lewis and Conkey sts.
S 10-01-1892 George Norris barn on east side of Fox river near mill pond burned Sept. 24.
S 10-01-1892 A. McDowell offers house and lot on Pine st. for sale.
S 10-01-1892 Tax notice - Matt. Moots estate - 1/2 acre bounded west by Bushnell, south by railroad, east by Kenosha rd., section 33.
S 10-08-1892 Albert Reuschlein residence on old fair ground nearly completed.
S 10-08-1892 Henry Rewald to build brick house on lot on Chestnut st. where his residence now stands.
S 10-08-1892 Residence that Col. J. G. Wilson built next to Mrs. Wilson's millinery store on Chestnut st. will be moved to a lot on Origen st. where a foundation has been built for it. (House relocation)
S 10-15-1892 Mrs. Lizzie Kennedy and son making home at L. J. Smith residence.
S 10-15-1892 A. McDowell moved family from residence on Pine st. to rooms over McDowell's store adjoining the Central house.
S 10-15-1892 H. Simpson and family moved to McDowell residence on Pine st.
S 10-22-1892 William Moore building tenant house across road from his resort.
S 10-29-1892 J. H. Dailey leased Brehm residence now occupied by E. O. Kemp and will move there.
S 10-29-1892 Nicholas Weiler decided to sell out and will have auction.
S 11-05-1892 Fire in china dry kiln at F. J. Buell residence on Washington st. caused damage.
S 11-12-1892 Ben Schultz bought Gustav Zarneke / Zerneke residence on Johnson st.
S 11-12-1892 Gustav Zarneke to build brick residence on lots adjoining house he just sold on Johnson st.
S 11-19-1892 M. Kendall and family moved to hotel on St. Mary's Island, Brown's Lake.
S 11-19-1892 Patrick Warren bought Rogers farm in southeastern part of the town.
S 11-19-1892 T. J. Cunningham offers for rent his residence on Lewis st.
S 11-19-1892 Foley farm said to have been sold to William Leistigo. S 11/26/1892 - Leistigo did buy 160 acre Ellen Foley farm. S 11/26/1892 also contained notice of real estate sale by administrator of Timothy Foley, Sr., estate - land in section 36, town 3, and in section 1, town 2.
S 11-19-1892 Anton Migelis bought 80 acres of the Leistigo farm.
S 11-19-1892 Gerhard Brefeld, of Wheatland, moved to Burlington.
S 11-26-1892 Notice: Sale of real estate of Lorenz Hess estate - lot 2, block 3, in Perkins addition and additional land.
S 11-26-1892 J. B. Helmuth leased Montgomery farm west of Burlington.
S 12-03-1892 G. Zarneke / Zerneke building new residence on Johnson st.
S 12-03-1892 G. C. Rasch's new residence on Conkey st. nearing completion. Parlor has a round bevel plate glass window about 6 feet in diameter which is something new in Burlington. (St. Charles Church was later built on adjoining property. Rasch house moved to Edward st. near Wainwright ave. in 1956 by Harry Bigelow.)
S 12-03-1892 Willie Hammond fell from scaffolding while at work on Diener residence near Fox River bridge; no serious injuries.
S 12-10-1892 Michael McLaughlin leased farm near Slade's Corners to J. Smith and expects to move to Burlington in spring.
S 12-10-1892 Engineer Archibald and family moved to new residence just completed on Chestnut st.
S 12-10-1892 Herman Leopold bought 2 lots in Weiler's addition adjoining John Itzin's property.
S 12-10-1892 Ben Yanny bought Henry White farm of 79 acres in town of Lyons and moved to farm.
S 12-10-1892 Ed. L. Brierly and Minnie Helmuth, married Dec. 6, to occupy Green residence on north side of mill pond.
S 12-17-1892 John A. Rueter bought 10 acres of land from farm of Nicholas Weiler; land is on Lyons rd. (now Hwy. 36).
S 12-17-1892 Mrs. Pratt sold 7 acres of her farm adjoining Burlington to Fried. Schwantz and Carl Volkman. (Edgewood Farm area)
S 12-24-1892 George E. Rosenhauer bought L. Hess residence on Chestnut st.
S 12-31-1892 Miss Mary Shanley bought 2 lots in Weiler's addition.
S 01-07-1893 Andrew Patterson and family will move from Fox River station to Burlington about Feb. 1 and occupy the Whitman residence opposite St. John's Lutheran church parsonage.
S 01-07-1893 Otto Schultz and Emma Rubach, married Dec. 31 at Charles Leber home, to live in residence just completed by Mr. Schultz in Weiler's addition.
S 01-14-1893 H. E. Zimmermann's new residence in Weiler's addition is first in area to be plastered with Adamant plaster.
S 01-14-1893 F. A. Schwaller bought another lot in Weiler's addition from Nicholas Weiler.
S 01-14-1893 J. H. Hoelz and family moved from Kansasville to Burlington.
S 01-21-1893 C. H. Cocroft and family moved to Dickerman residence on Lewis st., recently vacated by A. H. Johnson.
S 01-21-1893 George E. Conklin and Edith M. Cameron, married Jan. 18, to live in T. J. Cunningham residence on Lewis st.
S 01-21-1893 John Kornhoff, on Andrew Disse farm 2-1/2 miles northeast of Burlington, to have auction.
S 01-28-1893 John P. Gill and Anna B. Dietrich, married Jan. 24, to live above C. I. Sheldon store. S 2/4/1893 - Gills moved in.
S 01-28-1893 Valentine Ganz offers 20 acres -1/2 mile west of Lyons school house for sale or in exchange for property in Burlington village.
S 01-28-1893 George Baumeister farm residence, owned by Mrs. B. Baumeister, destroyed by fire. S 2/4/1893 - George Baumeister moved to new house, 14 x 20, erected in place of house that burned down last week.
S 02-04-1893 Frederick S. Perkins laying out part of his farm into lots. Sawyer & Foote doing surveying.
S 02-11-1893 Summons: Anna Zubrod vs Zubrods and Biermans. (Related to land in section 4, township 2.)
S 02-18-1893 Joseph Reinwald farm in section 8, 2-1/2 miles south of Burlington, to be sold at auction.
S 02-25-1893 Edgewood Farm, 150 acres adjoining Burlington, offered for rent for 1893 or longer term by Mary E. I. Pratt and Clara Pratt-Wilkes.
S 03-04-1893 Mr. & Mrs. John Waggenear / Wagner recently moved to Wehmhoff farm on Long Lake.
S 03-04-1893 Henry Plate building a 22 x 20 foot addition to the west of his residence and business block near the Central depot.
S 03-04-1893 E. S. Voorhees moved to new residence on Jefferson st.
S 03-04-1893 A. McDowell moved from rooms over his shop to residence on Dyer st. vacated by E. S. Voorhees.
S 03-04-1893 John A. Zick bought 120 acre farm in Spring Prairie from J. A. Hubbard.
S 03-04-1893 F. B. Stohr and family moved from Wehmhoff farm on Long Lake to residence in Burlington.
S 03-04-1893 Fred Jahnke moved from Benson farm in western part of town to Siehoff farm in section 33.
S 03-04-1893 John Osterman rented Thomas Morton house on Conkey st. Morton and family moved to farm near Honey Creek (recently bought by Miss Margaret Reid).
S 03-04-1893 Henderson farm of 127 acres 3-1/2 miles southeast of Burlington on Kenosha rd. for sale; inquire of John G. Hintz.
S 03-11-1893 Andrew Patterson and family moved (from Fox River station) to Whitman residence on Madison st.
S 03-11-1893 J. A. Bieneman bought Joseph Reinwald farm of 40 acres at auction. Also in F 3/9/1893.
S 03-11-1893 Fred (Ferd?) Richter building new residence to join father's residence on east side of Fox river. To be 2 story frame residence, 16 x 24.
S 03-11-1893 J. B. Helmuth moved to Benson farm.
S 03-11-1893 Joe Heiligenthal moved from farm in Town of Burlington to farm he recently bought in Town of Lyons.
S 03-11-1893 Mrs. S. P. Green and mother, Mrs. Bundy, moved from Silver Lake to rooms in A. P. Coombs residence on Lewis st.
S 03-11-1893 M. M. McLaughlin and family moved from Silver Lake farm to Burlington; intends to build residence.
S 03-11-1893 A. F. Ransom bought lot on corner of Lewis & Kendall sts. from A. P. Coombs and is planning to build large and modern dwelling.
S 03-25-1893 F. S. Perkins has a frame house for sale.
S 03-25-1893 Mrs. Pratt and Mrs. Wilkes moved from Edgewood Farm to Auburn Park, Ill.
S 03-25-1893 John F. Bankes bought lot on James st. from J. H. Benedict. Bankes also owns adjoining lot to rear and will build a residence.
S 03-25-1893 John Dahlman farm of 240 acres in section 23 for sale.
S 04-01-1893 Henry Rewald razed old brick residence on corner of Chestnut & Kendall sts. which he had occupied with his family for nearly 25 years, and is building a large brick house there.
S 04-01-1893 H. E. Zimmermann and family to move to residence on corner of Lewis & Tower sts. S 4/8/1893 - Zimmermanns settled in new house on Lewis st.
S 04-01-1893 John F. Bankes has let the contract for the erection of his new residence on James street to VandeSand & Salisbury. Work will be commenced on the same at once. Also in S 4/1/32 Years ago. F 4/6/1893 - VandeSand & Salisbury have secured contract for erecting John F. Bankes' new residence on James street, near the water tower. They will start on the same at once.
S 04-01-1893 T. E. Miller, who owns a cottage at Brown's lake, to build a dancing pavilion on his property.
S 04-01-1893 John Tuligowski moved from Dover to farm between Burlington and Rochester.
S 04-01-1893 Charles F. Ball bought residence owned by F. H. Nims on State st. and will move in when Randolph family moves out.
S 04-01-1893 Eugene Hall remodeling residence. Rear part torn away and new part will be built. Main part of house will also be overhauled and remodeled.
S 04-08-1893 Miss Maggie Wilson bought I. Kinzle stone residence on Lewis st., vacated by Zimmermanns. Lot is 2 rods wide and 8 rods deep.
S 04-08-1893 Burlington Land & Investment Co. bought 32 acres from F. S. Perkins immediately in rear of Perkins residence. Land extends from Kane st. to Pine st. facing the Chandler and Meinhardt residences. Streets to be 100 feet wide with 40 foot roadway and 24 foot park and 6 foot sidewalk area on each side.
S 04-15-1893 Chas. F. Ball gave VandeSand & Salisbury contract to build barn 24x36 on property he recently purchased of F. H. Nims. Mr. Ball will also add a kitchen and wood shed to the residence.
S 04-15-1893 Theodore Tenwinkel to move to Lake Geneva with family and return to being carpenter and builder.
S 04-15-1893 Charles Sawyer building new residence on farm south of Burlington.
S 04-15-1893 Henry Habbeckost / Habbecost recently moved to new residence in Burlington from Wm. J. Finke & Co. farm.
S 04-15-1893 H. R. Hall and wife leased rooms in George Norris residence
S 04-22-1893 Henry J. Vos to build new residence, 16 x 30, with 18 foot posts.
S 04-22-1893 VandeSand & Salisbury have added a handsome porch to the residence of Geo. A. Armour. (1897 directory - George Armour at 122 Liberty st.; Mrs. Pettibone was at 219 Liberty st.; Frank Rueter at 118 Liberty st.)
S 04-22-1893 William Sotebier advertises 40 acre farm, which includes a stone quarry, 1 mile north of Burlington for sale.
S 04-22-1893 Partition sale notice: Land in section 4, township 2 - Anna Zubrod vs. Zubrods and Biermans.
S 04-29-1893 Robert P. Parker offers for sale "Cottage on the Hill" adjoining Gardner residence on Kane st. On 2 acres, frame 6 room cottage, large stone barn, and stone annex.
S 04-29-1893 Andrew Patterson bought Mrs. Palmer Gardner's residence and property on Gardner heights. Immediate possession. S 5/13/1893 - Andrew Patterson and family moved to Gardner residence.
S 04-29-1893 George Wilbur and family moving to Milwaukee. H. G. Dardis will occupy the Wilbur residence.
S 04-29-1893 T. M. Kearney bought 150 acre Pratt farm (Edgewood Farm) adjoining Burlington from Mrs. M. E. Pratt and Mrs. Clara Wilkes. McCanna has 1 year lease. Also in F 5/4/1893.
S 04-29-1893 L. O. Webber recently completed an addition to his residence.
S 04-29-1893 Nic Gill and wife celebrated 25th anniversary at their home on Washington st.
S 04-29-1893 Burlington Land & Improvement Co. to name its development "Perkins Park."
S 04-29-1893 Willis Wilcox offers 4 room house for rent.
S 05-06-1893 A. Huse bought Seibert / Seubert property on Pine st. at sheriff's sale.
S 05-06-1893 H. Simpson bought residence on Pine st., which he and family have been occupying, from A. McDowell.
S 05-06-1893 J. T. Groff building new residence.
S 05-06-1893 John R. Hague, of Chicago, national secretary of YMCA, moved family to Voorhees residence recently vacated by N. Albertson and family (on Dyer st. next to school house).
S 05-06-1893 Theodore Tenwinkel and family moved from Burlington to Lake Geneva.
S 05-06-1893 John Kane building new residence on lot he recently bought in Jahn's Park; contractor is Carlson.
S 05-06-1893 Peter (John?) Brooks building residence on Randolph st.; contractor Carlson.
S 05-06-1893 Wilbur Lumber Co. employees who moved to Milwaukee: George H. Wilbur and family, Joseph Kerwer and family, Mr. Bear, Gus Haas, and Will Emmons.
S 05-13-1893 Andrew Patterson and family have moved to Gardner residence recently bought by Mr. Patterson.
S 05-13-1893 Drayton and Harrington families moved to Whitman residence (on Madison st.) vacated by Andrew Patterson and family.
S 05-20-1893 Dr. & Mrs. Newell take rooms with Mrs. Crawford on Lewis st.
S 05-20-1893 Ben Rueter has foundation in for his new residence on Geneva st.
S 05-20-1893 George W. McKesson and family moved from Bartholf residence on Washington st. to Rosenhauer residence recently vacated by C. F. Ball.
S 05-20-1893 J. E. Bartholf and family moved from farm to their residence on Washington st.
S 05-20-1893 T. M. Kearney has plans drawn for new residence on Edgewood Farm; to be on elevation in woods northeast of present farm residence.
S 05-20-1893 Ferdinand Laudan bought house and lot just north of malt house on east side of Fox river from Fried. Schwantz.
S 05-20-1893 Fried. Schwantz to build new residence on 4 acres he recently bought from Mrs. Pratt farm.
S 05-27-1893 Charles Storms building addition to residence on Conkey st.
S 05-27-1893 Sugar beet promoters secured options on H. Siehoff (100 acres) and Charles Schultz (118 acres) farms, located just south of St. Paul track on Kenosha road and running to Fox river.
S 05-27-1893 J. T. Groff's new residence near egg warehouse is up and nearly enclosed.
S 05-27-1893 Joseph Zwiebel building addition to rear of his residence on Geneva st.
S 05-27-1893 A. Huse improving property he recently bought on Pine st.; will occupy it as residence and cigar factory.
S 05-27-1893 Herman F. Erdman and family residence located on east side of Fox river. F 5/25/1893 - Erdman died at mother's residence on east side of Fox river.
F 06-01-1893 Mrs. Bertha M. Erdman lived at home of Mrs. Ganzlin on corner of Jefferson & Johnson sts. S 5/27/1893 - Ganzlien.
F 06-01-1893 Mrs. N. P. Nelson offers house and lot on Pine st., next to St. John's Lutheran church for sale.
S 06-03-1893 R. L. Pettibone and family are occupying "Red Cottage" on the hill (Liberty st.). Also in F 6/1/1893.
S 06-03-1893 "Perkins Park" map printed; lots offered for sale at auction by Burlington Land & Improvement Co. Also in F 6/1/1893 - auction to be held June 10; about 125 lots in addition.
S 06-03-1893 A. P. Coombs has orange tree at residence on Lewis st.
S 06-10-1893 Philipp Jung closed deal on purchase of Siehoff farm of 103 acres for sugar beet factory. Also in F 6/22/1893 - Siehoff and Schultz farms.
S 06-10-1893 F. Kurzrok building addition to his Pine st. residence; new sidewalk on State st. side.
S 06-10-1893 Mrs. Jessie Brown, sister of Mrs. William Moore, building cottage at Brown's Lake. S 6/17/1893 - cottage completed and will be occupied at once.
S 06-10-1893 Mrs. Harman, widow, lives on McHenry st.
S 06-17-1893 E. Brainard bought Nelson residence adjoining St. John's Lutheran church on Pine st. Mrs. Nelson to occupy residence until Oct. 1, when Wils Newbury and family will move in.
S 06-17-1893 P. M. Jacobson and family occupy new Richter house on Conkey st.
S 06-17-1893 A. Huse moved family and cigar factory to residence he recently bought on Pine st. Ad - house at corner of Pine & Madison sts., 2 blocks south of town hall.
S 06-17-1893 J. L. Clark, new Central agent, leased Nims residence on Pine st. and moved family in.
S 06-24-1893 Perkins Park addition auction buyers (paper copy of F 6/22/93 had same list of buyers, but microfilm was not readable):
Block Lot Buyer Block Lot Buyer
4 3 A. McDowell 4 4, 5 L. J. Smith
4 6 H. Hicks 4 7 Chris Berger
3 9 John Walsh 3 8, 7 Henry Bollow
5 18 Henry Bollow 3 6 Joseph Salisbury
3 4, 5 F. S. Perkins 3 3 H. Wald
4 18 L. Tripp 4 16, 17 V. Stang
4 14, 15 A. Patterson 4 12, 13 F. Banks
5 19, 20 E. Brook 5 16 C. G. Foltz
6 19, 20 J. Karcher 6 17 F. Reuschlein
4 1, 2 Edward E. Mills 2 7 F. Reuschlein
S 07-01-1893 Mrs. N. Werner and family moved to new Rothering residence on Kendall st.
S 07-01-1893 H. Simpson has new veranda and new barn at Pine st. residence.
S 07-01-1893 Prof. C. W. Rittenburg and wife to move to Delavan.
F 07-06-1893 Buyers of Perkins Park lots listed. Also in F 8/10/1893.
S 07-08-1893 Miss Maggie Wilson to build residence on lots she bought in Perkins Park.
F 07-13-1893 Salisbury & VandeSand are building new house for August Bulgren on east side of Fox river, near malt house. (1897 directory - August Bulgrin at 208 Main st.; Mrs. J. Muth at 200 Main st. - se corner of State & Main) S 7/15/93 - VandeSand & Salisbury have frame up for a new residence for Mrs. Bulgreen on the east side of Fox river. (1897 directory - Mrs. C. Bulgrin at 500 Main st.)
S 07-22-1893 Improvements being made to Mrs. Mather's residence on Lewis st.
S 07-22-1893 R. P. Parker and family take possession of their cottage for summer.
S 07-29-1893 Charles Bulgreen / Bulgrin bought Fred Goettke / Getka farm of 94 acres near Slade's Corners.
S 07-29-1893 Mrs. Ellen Foley bought lot in Perkins Park from Andrew Patterson and will erect residence.
S 07-29-1893 Charles Runzler erecting new residence on James st. near water tower - 26 x 46, 2 stories, brick veneered.
S 07-29-1893 A. F. Ransom bought lot and a half from O. O. Storle on corner of Storle ave. and James st. Stone being hauled preparatory to building.
F 08-03-1893 Jacob Wien of Wien Bros. and Esther Leuitan / Levitan were married in Chicago Sunday. Couple to live in Zilke / Zielke house on the north side of the White River. Also in S 8/5/1893.
F 08-10-1893 Mrs. E. Foley building new house on her lot in Perkins Park. When completed the house will cost from $1,000 to $1,300. Contract awarded to VandeSand & Salisbury, with exception of mason work, which will be done by Ferdinand Richter. S 8/12/93 - VandeSand & Salisbury and F. Richter have commenced work on Mrs. E. Foley's new residence in Perkins Park.
S 08-12-1893 Fried. Schwantz residence on east side of Fox river enclosed.
S 08-12-1893 T. M. Kearney and B. F. Anderson put down new sidewalks in front of their Dyer st. residences.
S 08-12-1893 A. F. Ransom having lot graded; lumber and stone on ground and builders to start soon.
S 08-19-1893 Mrs. Anna Skleba bought lot in Perkins Park from Henry Bollow.
S 08-26-1893 B. J. Bushman advertises for rent, house with barn and outbuildings on McHenry st.
S 08-26-1893 William Devor bought lot in Perkins Park.
S 08-26-1893 J. T. Groff, Sr., now occupies residence just completed near his egg house.
S 08-26-1893 M. N. Davis and wife to occupy residence vacated by Prof. C. W. Rittenburg, who moved to Delavan.
S 08-26-1893 Prof. Alexander Corstvet and wife leased Voorhees residence on Dyer st., recently occupied by Nathan Albertson.
S 08-26-1893 M. M. McLaughlin bought 23 acres, opposite William Rasch's on McHenry rd., from Frank Bayer. McLaughlin to build residence in near future.
S 09-02-1893 Adolf Karcher offers 260 acre farm 4 miles south of Burlington for rent.
S 09-02-1893 Charles Sawyer residence on farm south of Burlington completed.
F 09-07-1893 Ernest McLaughlin moved to house near St. Paul depot; Munn Slaght / Slaight will occupy place McLaughlin vacated.
S 09-09-1893 Munn Slaght / Slaight and wife moved to Voorhees residence on Dyer st., occupying same with A. McDowell and family.
S 09-09-1893 Mrs. E. Crawford replaced asphalt walk with new plank walk at her residence on Lewis st.
S 09-09-1893 Theodore Karges building new residence in Perkins Park. Also in F 9/7/1893.
S 09-09-1893 Robert P. Parker and family returned to Chicago for winter.
S 09-09-1893 Family from Racine moved to Cunningham house on Lewis st. vacated by Munn Slaight.
S 09-09-1893 August Teut and Mary Zabler, married Sept. 5, to live on east side of White river.
F 09-14-1893 VandeSand & Salisbury awarded contract for building Val. Stang's new house in Perkins Park. S 9/16/93 - VandeSand & Salisbury will build Valentine Stang's new residence in Perkins Park. (455 Edward st. in 1914 Directory.)
S 09-16-1893 Peter Bauman bought 80 acre farm of John Haigh, part of it in town of Dover.
S 09-16-1893 Ben H. Rueter and Lizzie Wiemer, married Sept. 12, to live in Rueter's new residence on Geneva st.
S 09-16-1893 James Gallagher offers 40 acre farm 4 miles east of Burlington in sec. 24 for sale.
S 09-16-1893 M. J. Camp moved from Spring Prairie to Burlington.
S 09-23-1893 John Brooks moved from Union Grove to new residence he built on Randolph st.
S 09-23-1893 D. F. Foley went to Minneapolis to seek employment and expects to move family there in week or two. Foley offers house and lot on Geneva st. for sale or rent. S 9/30/1893 - W. B. Finke leased D. F. Foley residence on Geneva st. and will move in.
S 09-23-1893 Mrs. W. V. Moore lives on land where little brick school house (Whitman school) is located.
S 09-30-1893 George T. and Arthur Smith leased W. H. Hubbard farm in town of Spring Prairie.
S 09-30-1893 Henry Plucker and family to occupy residence of Mrs. Thill on Conkey st. S 10/7/1893 - Plucker will stay in Waterford.
S 10-07-1893 E. Zechel and family moved to Rothering house on Kendall st.
S 10-07-1893 John F. Bankes and family moved to new residence on James st.
S 10-07-1893 Mrs. Monaghan to occupy residence vacated by John F. Bankes and family.
S 10-14-1893 F. Schwantz and family moved to new residence on east side of Fox river.
S 10-14-1893 C. J. Schumacher, manager at Grant Park at Brown's Lake, and family moved to Chicago.
S 10-14-1893 P. H. Cunningham let contract for building a new residence and summer hotel at Brown's Lake. Additional in F 11/16/1893.
S 10-14-1893 Edward E. Mills' new residence in Perkins Park nearing completion - description of interior. S 11/18/1893 - Mills and wife moved in. (House on southeast corner of Kane st. & Chandler blvd.)
S 10-21-1893 John Bankes completed foundation for Valentine Stang's new residence in Perkins Park, and Vande Sand / VandeSand & Salisbury will have the frame up in a day or two.
S 10-21-1893 New sidewalk at F. S. Perkins State st. property.
S 10-21-1893 Wils Newbury and family moved to residence adjoining St. John's Lutheran church on Pine st.
S 10-21-1893 George H. Fay and family moved from Slade's Corners to residence on Chestnut st. vacated by Wills Newbury and family.
S 10-28-1893 Herman Wald building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-28-1893 Mr. Jackwith / Jacquith, Kansasville cheese maker, moved to Burlington.
S 10-28-1893 Val Weinzinger offers for rent large 6 room house near St. Paul depot.
S 10-28-1893 P. H. Cunningham has foundation for new residence at Brown's Lake completed.
S 10-28-1893 L. L. Owen and Florence Spencer, recently married at Wilmot, will move to Burlington.
S 10-28-1893 Herman Dobroth building house on lot just south of kindergarten on Conkey st. Barn completed and frame for house is up.
S 11-04-1893 Foundation started on A. F. Ransom's new residence near the water tower.
S 11-04-1893 Thomas M. Kearney sold residence on northwest corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts. to Louis H. Rohr. F 9/14/1893 - Kearney bought property in Racine and will move there; will retain interest in law firm of Kearney & Rohr in Burlington.
S 11-04-1893 Peter Hoppe, Sr., building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 11-11-1893 John H. Uhen bought lot on Geneva st. from Ferd. Vanderbeck.
S 11-11-1893 Dr. L. N. Hicks sold property on (northwest) corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. and his practice to Dr. William A. Fulton.
S 11-11-1893 Dr. LaHann has bought Sheldon corner on Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 11-11-1893 Perkins Park lot buyers: Frank Zerneke, lot 1; A. H. Johnson, lot 2; J. M. Christien, lot 3; Ernst Schultz, lot 4; Otto C. Schultz, lot 5; and F. Bachmaier, lots 13 and 14.
S 11-11-1893 Charles Schultz sold farm mile and a half south of Burlington on Kenosha rd. S 11/18/1893 - Carl Schultz bought from Valentine Smith the residence near Fox River bridge occupied by E. E. Mills. Schultz to move to Burlington in spring.
S 11-18-1893 Charles Runzler building new residence on James st. S 1/6/1894 - Henry Rewald building new home for Charles Runzler on James st.
S 11-25-1893 Carl Schultz building barn on property he recently bought from Valentine Smith.
S 11-25-1893 E. E. Mills's new residence in Perkins Park painted by Mat. Weber.
S 12-02-1893 Dr. W. A. Fulton sold Hicks property (northwest corner of Jefferson & Pine sts.) to E. C. Benson taking in exchange Lou Smithers property on corner of Washington & Dyer sts.
S 12-02-1893 Lou Smithers and family to move to residence to be vacated by Dr. Hicks and will conduct boarding house and hotel there.
F 12-07-1893 H. E. Sheldon rented property occupied by L. Smithers; will occupy as soon as it is vacated. S 12/9/1893 - corner of Washington & Dyer sts.; to occupy about Jan. 1. S 12/9/93 - H. E. Sheldon leased Smithers property.
S 12-09-1893 Frank Zubrod moved to old homestead on Wheatland rd. which he bought earlier in the year.
S 12-09-1893 C. R. Krakofsky, carpet weaver, and wife, sewing, offer services in residence on Dodge st., across street from E. N. White's Boston Wool House.
S 12-16-1893 R. G. Fraser leased Dr. Cooper's residence on West st. and will occupy it the first of the year.
S 12-30-1893 Lou Smithers and family moved to Dr. Hicks residence. H. E. Sheldon moved to residence vacated by Smithers. Dr. LaHann making alterations in Sheldon residence before moving in.
S 12-30-1893 Theodore Karges occupying new residence in Perkins Park.
S 01-06-1894 Henry Rewald building new home for Ignace Kinzle on Conkey st. - house, 16 x 26; wing, 14 x 16; and kitchen, 16 x 20.
S 01-13-1894 Carl Schultz and family moved from farm sold to Philip Jung to residence Schultz recently bought from L. J. Smith (earlier articles said Valentine Smith) near the Fox River bridge.
S 01-20-1894 The new residence of P. H. Cunningham on the shores of Brown's Lake is about completed.
S 01-20-1894 B. Curtis to have new residence built on his farm on shore of Brown's Lake.
F 02-02-1894 Albert Schroeder to have auction at McDonald farm 6 miles southeast of Burlington and 1-1/2 miles northeast of new Brighton creamery on Kenosha rd.
S 02-03-1894 Wendlin Miller estate near St. Paul depot to be sold at auction. Farm contains 91-1/2 acres, 20 on Geneva rd. and the balance just west of St. Paul depot and north of track. S 2/10/1894 - Wendlin Miller heirs bid in estate.
S 02-03-1894 Fred Leber bought house and lot on Randolph st., now occupied by William Choak, from B. Ebbers.
S 02-03-1894 Alois Grossman and Lizzie Wieners, married Jan. 30, to live in house they leased on Liberty st.
S 02-10-1894 Henry Rewald bought lot 7, block 1, of Morris addition; will build residence just across street from his present residence.
S 02-17-1894 Summons: Henry Elderbrook vs. 7 Cunninghams, all "infant" - purpose not stated.
S 02-17-1894 A. McDowell and family moved from Voorhees residence on Dyer st. to Clinton, where McDowell will open harness shop.
S 02-24-1894 M. M. McLaughlin building new residence on McHenry st.
S 02-24-1894 Fred Jahnke sold lease on Siehoff farm owned by Philip Jung to Jung. Jahnke will move to Schultz farm across road, also owned by Jung.
S 02-24-1894 Ed. Brierly living on old Green place on north side of mill pond.
F 02-28-1894 Dr. H. LaHann, who recently purchased the H. A. Sheldon property, expects to occupy the same next week. (1876 Directory shows Sheldon residence at northwest corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.)
F 02-28-1894 Prof. A. Corstvet will occupy the house on Chestnut st. vacated by C. A. Goodwin. S 3/10/1894 - Prof. Alexander Corstvet and family moved to Rewald house vacated by C. A. Goodwin.
F 02-28-1894 D. R. Buttles rented house recently occupied by A. B. Baer and will occupy it.
S 03-03-1894 Jacob Bieneman moved from farm near Honey Creek to Christian Rasch farm.
S 03-03-1894 Charles Harms, Sr., bought house and lot on Chestnut st. occupied by Mrs. Britton. Mrs. Britton to move to her farm in town of Spring Prairie.
S 03-10-1894 Dr. H. LaHann moved office and residence from rooms over Schemmer & Vos store to residence he recently bought on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.
S 03-10-1894 Henry Oldenburg hauling lumber for house he s building on farm on Rochester road.
S 03-10-1894 Henry Rewald broke ground for new residence opposite his residence on Chestnut st.
S 03-10-1894 I. Kinzle building new house on Conkey st. S 4/7/1894 - work progressing.
S 03-10-1894 Henry Elderbrook to build house on farm on Kenosha Road this spring.
S 03-10-1894 A. D. Coman leased Alonzo Vaughn house in Burlington and will move in.
S 03-10-1894 McCanna & Fraser Co. bought house and lot on corner of Washington & Columbus (Calumet) sts. adjoining box factory.
S 03-10-1894 Theresa Miller and Mrs. Daniel Sammon bought lots on Origen st. between Chestnut & Lewis sts. from Mrs. M. K. Wilson; both expect to build this summer.
S 03-10-1894 Herman Erdly bought lot on Origen st. next to D. C. Stiles from A. P. Coombs; expects to build on lot and move in from Lyons. S 3/17/1894 - Erdly and family moved to Burlington. S 3/24/1894 - Erdly started foundation for new residence.
S 03-10-1894 Mrs. E. Dietrich leased Miller residence between Mrs. Wilson's millinery store and Nic May's residence and moved in. John P. Gill to make home with Mrs. Dietrich.
S 03-10-1894 C. A. Goodwin and family moved to Voorhees residence on Dyer st. vacated by A. McDowell.
S 03-17-1894 John H. Uhen to move, in May, the brick house, now occupied by Herman Wald, on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. to lot on Geneva st. bought from Ferd Vanderbeck. Uhen will build modern residence on corner for himself. (See F 5/23/1894.) (House relocation)
S 03-17-1894 Melcher house near the St. Paul depot has been leased by A. M. White, who occupies the same.
S 03-17-1894 Mrs. John Callaghan sold farm in section 19, town of Brighton, to Chris. Evans. S 3/24/1894 - Mrs. Callaghan to move to Burlington.
S 03-17-1894 Herman Wald building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 03-17-1894 H. Hicks bought E. C. Benson residence on Lewis st. Benson building new residence on Dr. Hicks property (northwest corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.).
S 03-24-1894 Joseph Forge moved to rooms in Kinzle house recently vacated by M. N. Wien.
S 03-24-1894 William Farley bought lot on corner of Lewis & Origen sts. from A. P. Coombs; will build in near future.
S 03-24-1894 Fred (Ferdinand?) Richter will commence work on the foundation for the Carl Hillman residence on the east side of Fox river next week, and VandeSand & Salisbury will complete the residence as soon as possible this summer. S 4/28/1894 - The frame of Carl Hillmann's new residence is up. VandeSand & Salisbury are the contractors.
S 03-24-1894 Peter L. Cunningham to build new house on farm; contract to VandeSand & Salisbury. Building to be 30 x 46 and have 9 rooms.
S 03-24-1894 Fred Kurzrok bought lot in Perkins North Park from F. S. Perkins.
S 03-24-1894 Charles Zimmer and family moved to T. J. Cunningham house on Lewis st.
S 03-24-1894 John Schumacher and family moved to Milwaukee.
S 03-31-1894 McCanna & Fraser Co. leased Kearney farm adjoining Burlington for another term of years.
S 03-31-1894 H. G. Dardis bought lot in Perkins Park from Andrew Patterson estate; will build residence this summer.
S 03-31-1894 George Duckett of Spring Prairie leased part of Miss Appleyard's residence and will move family in.
S 03-31-1894 Caspar Muegler bought 35 acres from Mrs. Berger. Land is between Wilmot rd. and Fox River and is south of what is known as Berger's creek.
S 03-31-1894 Fred and Nic Smith / Schmidt moved from Zielke / Zelke house on east side of Fox River to Thesdorf house opposite St. John's Lutheran parsonage. William Thesdorf and family moved to house on Kearney farm leased by McCanna & Fraser.
S 04-07-1894 C. B. McCanna bought the T. M. Kearney farm on the east side of the village of Burlington. (Became Edgewood Stock Farm.)
S 04-07-1894 Matt Cunningham, son of Dan, bought 40 acre farm from James Gallagher.
S 04-07-1894 John Uhen given permission by village board to move brick building on Geneva st. (House relocation)
S 04-07-1894 P. P. Armour and family moved to rooms over C. I. Sheldon store recently vacated by John P. Gill.
S 04-07-1894 Henry Rewald completed barn on his lot in old fair ground.
S 04-07-1894 Henry Rewald moved and made some changes in H. Wagner, Jr.'s barn. (Barn relocation)
S 04-07-1894 Henry Rewald working on Ignace Kinzle's new residence on Conkey st. S 4/14/1894 - Frame up for Kinzle residence. S 4/28/1894 - Kinzle house ready for plastering.
S 04-14-1894 Foundation being put in for H. Erdley residence. (1897 Directory shows Erdley at 226 Origen st.)
S 04-14-1894 Philip Jung to build cow barn, 96 x 34 feet; horse barn nearly as large; pig pens and wagon machinery houses of immense size; and residence (probably Siehoff farm). S 4/21/1894 - work started.
S 04-14-1894 John and Margaretta (Bodden, Treffinger) Borst lived on Johnson st.
S 04-21-1894 Ignace Kinzle sold two houses on the corner of Lewis & Conkey sts. to son Ed (Kingsley). Ed to move to Burlington from Milwaukee. Small house on corner to be torn down when I. Kinzle's new residence is completed.
S 04-21-1894 Ferdinand Gehritz and wife, living in Andreas Reuschlein house on Geneva st., to auction household goods and move to Pennsylvania.
S 04-28-1894 Albert Toombs bought a lot in Perkins Park and will build a house. Also in F 4/25/1894.
S 04-28-1894 The frame of Carl Hillmann's new residence is up. VandeSand & Salisbury are the contractors.
S 04-28-1894 C. B. McCanna and C. F. Keuper put cement curbing in front of their Pine st. residences.
S 04-28-1894 Frame up for Mrs. Sammon's new residence on Origen st.
S 04-28-1894 William R. Devor and Clara J. Janec, married April 25, to live in Thill residence on Conkey st.
S 05-05-1894 Herman Wald and family moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
S 05-05-1894 John Kane, living on west end of Teutonia (Jahn's) park, has barn blown over.
S 05-05-1894 Foreclosure sale notice on lots 6, 7, and 8 in block 2 in Sheldon's First Addition (east side of McHenry st. just north of Market st.) - Mathew Blackburn vs. Maria M. and Fred C. Peterson and Emma M. and Frederick Fleisher.
S 05-05-1894 Valentine Stang moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
S 05-05-1894 J. T. Edmunds / Edmonds putting 14 x 16 kitchen addition on his Pine st. residence.
S 05-05-1894 C. B. McCanna moving large barn from his residence on Pine st. to lot he recently bought near the factory and will make it into a residence. (Washington & Columbus / Calumet sts.) (House relocation)
S 05-05-1894 Ed. O'Leary, hired at Rein Bros. horseshoeing shop, will move family to Burlington.
S 05-05-1894 Mr. & Mrs. Peter Rausch moved to tenant house on Fred Krakofsky farm a week ago.
S 05-12-1894 Mr. & Mrs. Forest H. Hastings moved to Voorhees residence on Dyer st. S 5/5/94 - to go to housekeeping in Voorhees residence on Dyer st.
S 05-12-1894 John Uhen has timbers on ground for moving brick building on corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. (House relocation)
S 05-12-1894 Ben H. Rothering and Josie Vos, married May 8, to live in new residence Rothering built on Kendall st. (B. H. Rothering at 212 Amanda st. in 1897 Directory.)
S 05-19-1894 R. G. Fraser bought.Wilbur residence on Geneva st. and 3 lots from Wilbur Lumber Co. Will remodel house and improve property before moving in. S 6/9/1894 - Driveway to Wilbur Lumber Co. through Geneva st. property to be discontinued by R. G. Fraser.
F 05-23-1894 The brick house (owned by John Uhen) formerly occupied by Herman Wald, on the corner of Lewis and Geneva sts., was safely moved last week to a new location farther up Geneva st. (See entry for S 3/16/1894.) (Note: This was house later occupied by the Ray Heck family at 332 Milwaukee ave.) (House relocation)
S 06-02-1894 Sammon residence ready for plasterers.
S 06-02-1894 J. C. Grant building 10 cottages on Brown's lake property to be run in connection with Brown's Lake hotel.
S 06-02-1894 Ralph Zimmermann to move family from Waukesha to Burlington.
S 06-02-1894 Erdly residence on Origen st. nearing completion.
S 06-02-1894 Ed. Kinzle and family occupy Lewis st. residence Mr. Kinzle recently bought and remodeled. S 8/4/1894 - Ed Kinzle having new barn built.
S 06-02-1894 A. J. Hannas bought J. Frank Wray farm near Richmond, Ill. Wray took Hannas residence property in partial payment and he and his wife will move to Burlington in October. Hannas is undecided about moving.
S 06-09-1894 H. G. Dardis leased T. W. Durgin residence on Liberty st.
S 06-09-1894 Lohaus estate at New Munster--100 acres but not homestead--sold to Ben Lohaus for $1770.
S 06-09-1894 Mrs. Benedict and daughter took rooms over C. I. Sheldon grocery store.
S 06-09-1894 Joseph Jackson raising residence on Dyer st.
S 06-09-1894 Jacob Gill and family moved back to Burlington from Milwaukee.
S 06-09-1894 J. G. Rose bought of the Wendlin Miller estate the property on Chestnut st. occupied by Wilson and Dietrich. F 6/20/1894 - Rose bought Miller property on Chestnut st. occupied by Mrs. Kate Miller as a Millinery store and Mrs. Dietrich as a residence. The property has a 92 foot front and extends back about 80 feet. Mr. Rose expects to remodel the store building and move his bakery and residence, but will not occupy the property until next fall or spring.
S 06-16-1894 Louis A. Reuschlein leased the brick residence John H. Uhen moved to his lot on Geneva st.
S 06-16-1894 T. J. Cunningham bought adjoining 80 acre "old William McCarthy" farm from Dan McCarthy.
S 06-16-1894 Wilbur residence on Geneva st. being remodeled for R. G. Fraser.
S 06-23-1894 Mrs. Brever building new residence on corner of Liberty & Randolph sts.
S 06-23-1894 John P. Runkel building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 06-23-1894 Addition being built to barns at McCanna & Fraser farm. (Edgewood)
S 06-23-1894 T. W. Durgin residence on Liberty st. sold to C. J. Pulver.
S 06-23-1894 New and commodious Diener residence on east side of Fox River bridge for sale.
S 06-30-1894 Charlie Merrill building barn on his lot in Perkins North park.
S 06-30-1894 Mrs. McDonald and family occupy Ernst Micklish residence on east side of White river.
S 06-30-1894 William Tabor of Kansasville, who sold farm there in April, expects to move to Burlington.
S 06-30-1894 B. Roanhouse putting up new barn.
S 06-30-1894 Peter Forbes farm of 80 acres, 2 miles south of Burlington, for sale by Chris Winkler.
S 07-07-1894 William Soetebier bought Thesdorf property on corner of Dodge & Madison sts.; will move to city.
S 07-07-1894 Work started on foundation walls for A. F. Ransom's new residence near the water tower.
S 07-07-1894 M. McLaughlin new residence on McHenry st. about completed.
S 07-07-1894 Mrs. Daniel Sammon and family occupy new residence on Origen st.
S 07-07-1894 C. B. Wagner built conservatory addition, 10 x 14 feet with bay, to dining room of his residence.
S 07-07-1894 Mrs. Fred Naffien given house, barn, and 4 lots on corner of Dodge & Jefferson sts. in divorce settlement.
S 07-14-1894 H. G. Dardis bought the corner lot opposite E. E. Mills and O. W. Chandler on Kane st. and started building a residence. S 8/4/1894 - carpenter contract to H. Rothering & Son.
S 07-14-1894 E. C. Benson's new residence adjoining Lou Smithers' residence (northwest corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.) is about completed.
S 07-14-1894 B. J. Bushman bought Ben Schulz residence on Johnson st. from William Solomon. Bought it for brother and sister living on farm near Slade's Corners, who will move to Burlington.
S 07-14-1894 E. H. Mosher and family to move to residence vacated by E. C. Benson on Lewis st.
S 07-14-1894 Fire on Benson farm just west of Burlington, occupied by Charles Junge, burned grain and fence.
S 07-14-1894 Legal notice on west half of southwest quarter of section 1, town 2 (J. Price land in 1887 plat book).
S 07-21-1894 I. Kinzle moved to new house on Conkey st.; tore down the old stone house on the corner.
S 07-21-1894 Red, white, and blue granite - all from this area - to be used in building R. C. Fraser fireplace.
S 07-28-1894 F. W. Schaab bought corner lot east of E. E. Mills in Perkins Park from Lou Tripp.
S 08-04-1894 Conductor McLain of the milk train leased new brick residence of Charles Runzler on James st.
S 08-04-1894 Fred Smith, Jr., bought 2 acre tract in Weiler's addition; will start building residence immediately.
S 08-04-1894 John Elting has frame up for residence he is building on east side of Fox river on Kenosha rd.
S 08-04-1894 Farm residence of August Brandes in section 19 - old David farm - destroyed by fire on July 27.
S 08-11-1894 VandeSand & Salisbury are finishing farm residence of Peter L. Cunningham.
S 08-11-1894 Mrs. Brever residence on Liberty st. nearly completed. S 9/15/1894 - Mrs. Brever's residence is on corner of Liberty & Randolph sts.
S 08-11-1894 F. Kurzrok building residence for his son-in-law in Perkins Park (Perkins North Park?).
S 08-18-1894 Fire at Schemmer house on Geneva st. occupied by Arthur Anderson destroyed hay stack.
S 08-25-1894 Mrs. Persis E. Cooper offers residence (on West st.) for rent starting Sept. 1.
S 08-25-1894 Mrs. H. N. Kline bought lot on Amanda st. from Joseph Hoch and is building residence.
S 08-25-1894 H. Simpson, A. Huse, and Fred Keuper replaced brick walks in front of their Pine st. residences with plank walks.
F 08-29-1894 F. J. Buell bought T. W. Durgin farm of 136 acres west of town from Durgin estate. Also in S 9/1/1894.
F 08-29-1894 VandeSand & Salisbury have secured the contract for building a new house for Henry Breger / Pregger on the north side of Origin / Origen street, next to Mrs. Sammon's. (Pregger at 210 Origen st. in 1897 Directory. Mrs. Mary Boyle at 675 Origen in 1908-09 Directory - S 11/9/07 - Mrs. H. Pregger sold residence on Origen st. to Mrs. Boyle.) S 9/1/1894 - Henry Bruegger / Pregger let contract for building new house to VandeSand & Salisbury. It will be erected on lot adjoining Col. J. G. Wilson's residence on Origen st.
S 09-01-1894 R. G. Fraser's new home is about finished. Fireplace of huge boulders is a beauty.
S 09-01-1894 William Scheuermann / Schuerman bought Seitz residence on Randolph st. and will move in.
S 09-01-1894 Foreman Engel of malt house leased 2nd floor of Nic Weiler's building on corner of Pine & Washington sts. and will occupy same with family after alterations.
S 09-01-1894 William L. Jaeger and Emma Emrich / Emerich, married Aug. 29, leased Goetsch house on Chestnut st. near Jahn's Park and will move in about Sept. 15.
S 09-08-1894 Miss Maggie Wilson moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
S 09-08-1894 Rev. L. A. Pettibone offers residence for rent for 6 months beginning about Nov. 1.
S 09-08-1894 Henry Smith building foundation for new house in Weiler's addition.
S 09-15-1894 Frank Buschert / Boschert bought lot, 4 x 12 rods, on McHenry st. from William Rasch; started excavating cellar; will complete new house before winter; lot adjoins August Germann property.
S 09-15-1894 Noyes Lull residence just west of Jahn's Park struck by lightning last Friday; minor damage.
S 09-15-1894 Charles Mole and Ida Kees, married Sept. 11, to live in Kemptner house on east side of Fox river.
S 09-22-1894 R. G. Fraser and family moved to their new Geneva st. residence.
S 09-22-1894 Joseph A. Rueter to build residence on lots he recently bought on Randolph st.
S 09-22-1894 Carl Zelke offers for rent his 6 room residence near the White River bridge.
S 09-22-1894 A. J. Hannas and family moved to Zelke house on east side of White river.
S 09-22-1894 J. Frank Wray and family bought and moved to Hannas residence on east side of Fox river.
S 09-22-1894 Herman Willard building a new residence on east side of Fox river - main part is 16 x 28, with 16 x 16 wing and 16 x 16 kitchen.
S 09-22-1894 VandeSand & Salisbury have roof on A. F. Ransom's new residence near water tower and are pushing carpenter work. Residence will be brick veneered and will be one of the best in the city. (Albert F. Ransom at 300 James st. in 1897 Directory.)
S 09-22-1894 Frank Rueter building large residence on Liberty st. - front part, 16 x 24; main part, 16 x 32; wing, 16 x 20; and kitchen, 14 x 16. (House at 712 Liberty in 1908-09 Directory.)
S 09-29-1894 Ferdinand Richter and Mrs. Helen Loude, married Sept. 23, are living in Richter's residence on the east side of the Fox river.
S 09-29-1894 Fred Baumeister is building a new residence on Kendall st. near John Reynolds.
S 09-29-1894 R. F. Smith started digging cellar for new residence in Weiler's addition.
S 09-29-1894 VandeSand & Salisbury have commenced the new farm residence of Edward Barrett in the southeast part of the town and Mat. Weber is finishing the painting. They also have the frame up for Henry Pregger's new residence. (VandeSand & Salisbury portion of this item cited in S 9/18/14.)
S 09-29-1894 Jacob Gill bought lot in Weiler's addition and expects to build residence.
S 10-06-1894 John Bankes started laying brick on A. F. Ransom's new residence.
S 10-06-1894 George H. Fay and family moved to residence near water tower he recently bought from Charles Harm.
S 10-06-1894 H. G. Dardis and family moved to their new residence in Perkins North Park. S 10/13/1894 - House nearly destroyed by fire; Don Dardis discovered fire at recess.
S 10-06-1894 Charles Pulver and family moved to residence Pulver recently bought, which was vacated by H. G. Dardis and family (Durgin residence on Liberty st.). S 10/27/1894 - Pulver trimmed trees and took away front fence from his property next to Theodore Riel's.
S 10-06-1894 A. G. Coman and family moved to residence vacated by Charles Pulver and family.
S 10-06-1894 George McLaughlin moved to Vaughn residence vacated by A. G. Coman and family.
S 10-06-1894 William Jackson moved to Burlington. To open harness shop in Fred Keuper building on Pine st.
S 10-13-1894 C. E. Clench and family moved to the Dr. Cooper residence on West st. (Silas Peck house).
S 10-13-1894 Charles Keuper building barn on his lot on corner of Pine & State sts.
S 10-13-1894 Joe Zwiebel put down new sidewalk in front of his residence on Geneva st.
S 10-13-1894 Mrs. Brever moved to her new residence on corner of Liberty & Randolph sts.
S 10-13-1894 E. C. Kingsley / Kinzle to move to Elkhorn.
S 10-13-1894 Henry Schultz moved from residence near St. Paul depot to farm near Cadott, Wis.
S 10-13-1894 Valentine Engel offers board in Weiler building, formerly the Western Union hotel.
F 10-17-1894 VandeSand & Salisbury awarded contract for building cottage for Mrs. Smallish, on east side of Fox river. It will be 22 x 48 feet. S 10/20/94 - Mrs. Smallish, of Milwaukee, has purchased a lot of Charles Volkman on the east side of Fox river and has employed VandeSand & Salisbury to build a house on the same this fall. The house will be 22 x 48, cottage design.
F 10-17-1894 H. Miller sold house and lot on Dodge st., occupied by his son, A. Miller, to Henry Andres. Possession next spring.
S 10-20-1894 William B. Finke and family moved to the Dr. Darling residence recently vacated by C. E. Clench. Also in F 10/24/1894.
S 10-20-1894 Joe Miller bought of E. C. Kingsley the remodeled residence on Lewis st. S 10/27/1894 - Joseph A. Miller moved in.
S 10-20-1894 Dr. J. W. Posthauer and Agnes Brehm, married Oct. 17, to live in rooms adjoining his office over Matt Cunningham's store.
S 10-20-1894 D. F. Foley and family moved from Minneapolis to Burlington.
S 10-20-1894 William Starkey building new house on his lot next to Mrs. Wilson's on Kane st.
S 10-20-1894 C. J. Noble has new porch built on front of his residence.
S 10-20-1894 D. E. Holden to occupy house owned by C. B. McCanna near the cheese factory.
F 10-24-1894 H. S. Harris and family to occupy new residence on Wilmot road being built by F. Kurzrok. Also in S 10/20/1894.
S 10-27-1894 John T. Rice and family moved to the new Rewald residence on the old fair grounds.
S 10-27-1894 A. D. Vantine moved to the Chestnut st. residence vacated by John T. Rice.
S 10-27-1894 J. P. Runkel's new home in Perkins Park nearly complete.
S 10-27-1894 Frank H. Vos and sister moved to rooms over Mr. Vos's new store.
S 10-27-1894 H. G. Dardis building barn on his lot in Perkins North Park.
S 11-03-1894 Frank Kuhn, living on Breuckman farm, has 4 cows killed by Wisconsin Central train.
S 11-03-1894 Henry David rented out farm 4 miles southwest of Burlington on McHenry rd. and will auction personal property.
S 11-10-1894 Henry Rewald moved barn on property occupied by Ben Holmes to rear of lot and will build another house on lot. (Barn relocation)
F 11-14-1894 Mrs. John Mather is building a new house on her property at the corner of Kane & State sts. S 11/17/1894 - Mrs. Mather has new residence opposite the high school up and enclosed.
F 11-14-1894 Phil Hommelson moved from rooms in Mrs. Schemmer's house to house recently vacated by Joseph A. Miller. S 11/10/1894 - rooms in Mrs. Arnold's residence.
F 11-14-1894 John Edwards and bride to occupy rooms in Mrs. Schemmer's house vacated by Phil Hommelson.
S 11-17-1894 Albert Ketterhagen bought 80 acres of father, John's, farm at Brown's lake.
S 11-17-1894 Mrs. E. Dietrich and family moved from residence on Chestnut st. bought by J. G. Rose to John Hegeman residence on Geneva st.
S 11-17-1894 J. G. Rose advertises for rent the 7 room house on Chestnut st. he recently bought.
S 11-17-1894 Fred Jahnke bought house and lot on corner of Madison & Dodge sts. from William Soetebier.
S 11-17-1894 F. A. Schwaller, real estate dealer, advertises lots, 4 x 8 rods or larger, in Weiler=s Addition for sale.
S 11-24-1894 Thomas W. Bankes and Minnie A. Search, married Nov. 20, to live at Francis Bankes home on Pine st.
S 11-24-1894 H. S. Harris and family moved to new Kurzrock residence on Pine st.
S 11-24-1894 Andrew Kayser and family moved to rooms over his saloon in building he recently bought.
S 11-24-1894 Frank Zick and wife moved to rooms adjoining Standard Democrat office vacated by Andrew Kayser.
S 12-01-1894 Mrs. Hendricks has new siding put on her McHenry st. residence.
F 12-05-1894 C. H. Cocroft is erecting a new house on Kendall st. Also in S 11/17/1894. S 12/8/1894 - frame up. F 12/12/1894 - new Cocroft residence well under way.
F 12-05-1894 Negotiations are about completed for the purchase of a tract of land from Chris. Runzler, situated between the Fox river and the Central railroad, and nearly at the rear of A. Helfrich's property, just south of town, on which the new canning factory will be located. The Central road will put in a new switch for shipping purposes.
S 12-08-1894 Fred Jahnke quit Jung farm and will move to Burlington.
S 12-08-1894 Fred R. Smith and family moved to new residence in Weiler's Addition.
S 12-15-1894 Frank Grass sold 3 lots at Bohner's lake to Frank H. Dickey. Dickey to build ice house and barn and later a cottage.
S 12-15-1894 A. P. Coombs residence is on corner of Lewis & Kendall sts.
S 12-29-1894 John Deubig leased Philip Jung farm for term of years.
S 12-29-1894 Christian Prasch bought lot on Conkey st., adjoining Ben Holmes lot, from Joseph Hoch.
S 12-29-1894 Summons: Schaubs, Young, and Schade vs. Edmund Flagg; purpose not given.
S 01-05-1895 John H. Hoelz bought 3 acres on east side of Fox river from Charles Volkman. Land originally part of McCanna & Fraser farm; reverted to former owners when Hoelz sold land to firm this week.
S 01-05-1895 C. F. Noble offers house and lot on Tower hill - corner of Lewis & James sts. - for sale.
S 01-12-1895 Ben Holmes bought Lewis st. residence from J. E. Bartholf, until recently occupied by H. S. Harris. Holmes traded lot on Conkey st. in part payment. S 1/26/1895 - Holmes and family moved in.
S 01-12-1895 William Mielke hauling stone for new residence he=s building in Perkins Park.
S 01-12-1895 G. E. Holden leased from E. S. Voorhees and moved to part of old Dr. Darling residence.
S 01-19-1895 19 acres adjoining Burlington limits with large brick house, barns and outbuildings for sale.
S 01-19-1895 H. J. Krakofsky moved to Rewald house on Pine st. recently vacated by Thomas Hanson.
S 01-19-1895 Thomas Hanson moved to Zielke / Zelke house on east side of White river.
S 01-19-1895 M. A. Buckland, of McCanna & Fraser Co., moved from New Munster to Burlington.
S 01-26-1895 Residence of Mrs. A. Wilbur (Alzina, widow of Joseph C. Wilbur) was on Pine st. F 1/30/1895 - residence was on State st.
S 01-26-1895 Henry Richter bought 77 acres of Alex McKercher farm in section 2 of town of Burlington.
S 02-02-1895 Ben and Adolf Vos leased father, Joseph's, farm 5 miles south of Burlington and 2 miles north of New Munster. House to be built on farm for Mr. and Mrs. Vos.
S 02-02-1895 Thomas Stevens and wife moved to Wilcox cottage on James st.
S 02-02-1895 Bertha Host, nee Riel, was born in 1848 on Riel, now Jacobson, farm at Bohner's Lake.
S 02-09-1895 Irving (later corrected to Arthur) Anderson leased J. C. Kies property adjoining the village.
S 02-16-1895 Henry Gebeke and family moved to Burlington from Slade's Corners.
S 02-23-1895 A. F. Ransom and family moved to new residence on Tower hill.
S 02-23-1895 J. Frank Wray residence burned Feb. 15.
S 02-23-1895 J. Frank Wray and family moved to residence recently completed by John P. Runkel in Perkins Park.
S 02-23-1895 E. Zechel leased Ayers residence on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts., recently occupied by A. F. Ransom.
S 02-23-1895 Peter Zirbes bought two lots in Weiler's addition; will use them for truck gardening.
S 02-23-1895 Francis J. Meyer and Helen N. Boyle, married Feb. 20, to live on Wm J. Finke & Co. farm.
S 02-23-1895 Frank Kresken and Katie Roanhaus, married Feb. 21, to live on Dyer farm in town of Wheatland.
S 02-23-1895 William Terhorst and Mary Hammon, married Feb. 19, to live in Terhorst's residence on Kendall st.
S 03-02-1895 Arthur Anderson, not Irving Anderson, leased the J. C. Kies property.
S 03-02-1895 Charles Zimmer bought from his father the lot on Lewis st. adjoining Ben Holmes's property and will build residence.
S 03-02-1895 T. W. Buell has purchased of William Stoel one span of the iron bridge which formerly crossed Fox river at Jefferson street. Mr. Buell will erect the span across White river where the river passes fhrough his farm - the old Durgin farm.
S 03-02-1895 H. I. Hawks and family will move to Zielke residence on north side of White river recently vacated by A. J. Hannas. Hannas moved to farm near Richmond, bought from J. Frank Wray. S 3/9/1895 - Hawks family moved, per Lyons column.
S 03-02-1895 "Mun" Slaight and wife moved from Voorhees house in Burlington to East Troy.
S 03-02-1895 Theodore Buchholtz on Beck farm in town of Burlington to have auction of personal property.
S 03-02-1895 Henry Overson and family to move to North Cape next week.
S 03-09-1895 A. P. Coombs sold residence on corner of Lewis & Kendall sts. to F. G. Richardson; included vacant lot on corner south of the residence.
S 03-09-1895 Louis Rein bought 2 lots on east side of White river from John Haas.
S 03-09-1895 Henry Plucker and wife moved to Burlington from Waterford.
S 03-09-1895 Ella Noble bought residence on Lewis st. from brother, C. F. Noble. C. F. Noble and wife to move to Kansas.
S 03-09-1895 Joseph Reinwald and wife, Mary, came to Burlington in 1846 and bought farm in section 8. Lived there until 2 years ago. (From Joseph's obituary.)
S 03-16-1895 Frank VandeSand sold to Miss Lizzie Dolan and Ed Bull, of Dover, two lots adjoining his residence on the east side of Fox river; price paid was $500; the parties will probably build next year.
S 03-16-1895 Herman Vorpagel moved to Amend farm; will work farm for Mr. Yanne / Yanny.
S 03-16-1895 Christian Prasch to build new residence on his Conkey st. lot.
S 03-16-1895 E. Zechel's family moved to residence vacated by A. F. Ranson. S 3/23/1895 - Mrs. Zechel advertises room for rent in residence on corner of Chestnut & Mill sts.
S 03-16-1895 J. Frank Wray to build new residence.
S 03-23-1895 Fred McLaughlin building house on McHenry st.
S 03-23-1895 Frank Rein bought from his father the brick residence on Chestnut st. occupied by A. Bartholf. S 5/4/1895 - moved in.
S 03-23-1895 Mr. Scheuerman of Bloomfield building house on lot bought from Mrs. Klingele. S 3/30/1895 - William Scheuerman's new residence to have front part 16 x 16, main part 16 x 36, rear 22 x 24.
S 03-23-1895 A. G. Coman rented C. F. Noble residence; Noble and wife moved to Kansas.
S 03-23-1895 Kenneth McKenzie leased James Faitoute residence on corner of Liberty and Dyer sts.
S 03-23-1895 Mr. & Mrs. James Faitoute to make home with E. S. Voorhees and wife.
S 03-23-1895 A. C. Kettlehut building residence for his mother in Perkins Park.
S 03-23-1895 E. H. Mosher and family moved from Hicks residence on Lewis st. to Robert P. Parker residence on Kane st.
S 03-23-1895 Mrs. H. Hicks moved to her residence - former E. C. Benson residence on Lewis st.
S 03-30-1895 Fred Jahnke moved to Alonzo Vaughn farm on Spring Prairie.
S 03-30-1895 E. Gumb building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 03-30-1895 Mrs. A. Cook / Koch building barn, 32 x 58, just west of village.
S 04-06-1895 A. Bartholf to build a residence on the lot on Origen st. bought from D. C. Stiles.
S 04-06-1895 M. McLain and family moved from Burlington to Milwaukee.
S 04-06-1895 Christian Prasch building a new residence on Conkey st; Rothering & Tenwinkle have contract. Also in S 3/16/1895.
S 04-06-1895 Mrs. Gertrude Schuermann offers rooms for rent in Liberty st. residence.
S 04-06-1895 Charles Hoff and wife of Brighton moved to Burlington.
S 04-13-1895 F. J. Buell bought 25 acres near old Durgin farm from A. F. Ransom.
S 04-13-1895 Gus. Heublein bought 2 lots on Lewis st. from John Nehls. Lots are between L. R. Gaede's and C. J. Swan's. Heublein will build a residence. S 5/11/1895 - Heublein sold one lot to A. P. Coombs.
S 04-13-1895 Mrs. C. Bollow sold residence on Geneva st. to B. Brehm & Son. Took lot in Perkins Park as part payment and will build residence there. S 5/30/1895 - The Derby Cycling Club leased the former Bollow residence at the foot of Geneva st. for a club house.
S 04-13-1895 John Schumacher and family moved to new residence.
S 04-13-1895 Will Bankes and wife moved to Voorhees residence recently vacated by "Munn" Slaight.
S 04-13-1895 H. Rewald to build new house on lot in rear of house occupied by George J. Dietrich. S 5/4/1895 - H. Rewald completed foundation for residence at rear of George J. Dietrich's.
S 04-13-1895 F. G. Richardson and family moved to Coombs residence on Lewis st. Coombs and wife take up residence with C. H. Cocroft and family.
F 04-17-1895 W. W. Newbury has completed cottage at Bohner's Lake for F. H. Dickey, of Chicago.
F 04-17-1895 Burlington short on small and cheap houses to rent; dozen or two could be rented at once.
S 04-20-1895 A. Bartholf has a barn up on the lot he recently purchased on Origin / Origen street. VandeSand & Salisbury will also commence the erection of a house for Mr. Bartholf at once.
S 04-20-1895 Frank Juranek has purchased lots in Perkins Park and already has a barn on them. He will build a residence at once and move his family here from Dover. VandeSand & Salisbury have the contract for the house, which will be 14x16 and 16x30 with 18-foot posts, and the kitchen 16x24 with 16-foot posts. F 4/24/95 - VandeSand & Salisbury have the contract for building a new house for Frank Juranek, of Dover, in Perkins Park. (602 Edward st. in 1897 Directory; 411 Edward st. in 1908-09 Directory.)
S 04-20-1895 J. Frank Wray property on east side of Fox river for sale.
S 04-20-1895 Charles Wilcox bought lot just off Conkey st. from Joseph Hoch; will build residence. Also in F 4/17/1895 - lot is on the cross street just south of house occupied by George Dietrich.
S 04-20-1895 Theodore Tenwinkel has moved from Keuper building on Pine st. to Mrs. Brever residence on Geneva st.
S 04-20-1895 Lou Smithers building new veranda and steps in front of his residence on (northwest) corner of Pine & Jefferson sts.
S 04-20-1895 F. Reesman to move to Burlington; making improvements on his Jefferson st. property. (Frank Reesman at 505 Jefferson st. in 1897 Directory.)
S 04-20-1895 Dr. G. E. Newell boarding in old Dr. Cooper residence on West st.
S 04-27-1895 Willis Wilcox offers 5 room house for rent.
S 04-27-1895 Thomas H. Stevens, father of Mrs. J. H. Dailey, lived on James st.
S 04-27-1895 W. F. Rehbein to build residence in Perkins Park this summer.
S 04-27-1895 S. M. Reinardy and family to move to part of Dr. Bower residence on Jefferson st.
S 04-27-1895 H. Wagner, Jr., added bay window to south side of his residence.
S 04-27-1895 C. B. Wagner put up fence in front of Jefferson st. residence.
S 04-27-1895 Albert Toombs new residence in Perkins Park has been painted.
S 04-27-1895 F. W. Beckmeyer bought lot on Conkey st. from Joseph Hoch; will probably built this year.
S 04-27-1895 A. P. Coombs bought lot in Perkins Park from H. G. Dardis; will probably build this summer.
S 04-27-1895 Mrs. Kummers bought brick residence on corner of Jefferson & Dodge sts. from George E. Rosenhauer.
S 04-27-1895 John P. Runkel and family moved to J. Frank Wray residence. Wray and family moved to Richmond.
S 05-04-1895 F. J. Buell sold residence on Washington st. to Dr. L. N. Hicks. S 7/6/1895 - Dr. L. N. Hicks moved office from over post office to his residence on Washington st. (F. J. Buell residence) that he recently bought.
S 05-04-1895 F. J. Buell bought 3 lots on Kane st. of Mrs. Meinhardt and will build residence.
S 05-04-1895 VandeSand & Salisbury have had a force of men at work on T. Hartnell's house this week. Also in F 5/4/34 Years ago.
S 05-04-1895 William H. Devor building residence in Perkins Park.
S 05-04-1895 Residences under contract include Mrs. Bollow, Perkins Park, and Charles Wilcox, Conkey st. Also, an addition is being built to Casper Muegler's residence, south of Burlington.
S 05-04-1895 Perly / Perley Armour moved to Rueter residence from over Sheldon's store.
S 05-04-1895 J. H. Hoelz bought J. Frank Wray's residence property of 4 lots on east side of Fox river bridge.
S 05-11-1895 Melcher property near St. Paul depot, with 6 acres of land, for sale.
S 05-11-1895 A. Miller moved from corner of Washington & Dodge sts. to rooms in Kemptner block over John Itzin's harness shop.
S 05-11-1895 Gus Heublein sold one of the lots he recently bought from John Nehls to A. P. Coombs.
S 05-11-1895 H. I. Hawks bought 2 lots from Francis Bankes in Perkins Park. William Meadows bought half of one of the Hawks lots and an adjoining lot from A. P. Coombs. Both will soon build residences.
S 05-11-1895 Edward Ide and Lizzie Johnson, married May 8, to live in brick residence of L. O. Whitman.
F 05-15-1895 Theodore Luttermann, Sr., bought lot on Conkey st. from J. E. Bartholf and will build residence. Also in S 5/11/1895. S 6/22/1895 - Plans for new residence.
S 05-18-1895 A. P. Coombs broke ground for new residence. (1897 directory shows Coombs at 406 Lewis st.)
S 05-18-1895 Fred Smith bought half acre of land in Weiler's addition next to land he already owns.
S 05-25-1895 Thomas Hanson, superintendent of Electric Light Co., leased Charles Runzler residence on James st.
S 06-01-1895 A. Bartholf building new residence on Origen st.
S 06-01-1895 Fred McLaughlin building new residence on McHenry st.
S 06-01-1895 Peter Jacobson leased Joseph A. Rueter's new residence and will move in.
S 06-01-1895 Albert Ketterhagen and Minnie Jacobs, married May 29, to live on farm at Brown's Lake that Albert recently bought from his father, John.
S 06-08-1895 Joseph (Mathias?) Lenz bought John Ebert property on Chestnut st. from William Solomon. Lenz to move to house when current occupant, Mr. Harm, vacates.
S 06-08-1895 Albert J. Klingele and Katherine Cunningham, married June 4, to live with Mrs. G. Klingele on Washington st.
S 06-08-1895 A. P. Coombs has barn enclosed and foundation for residence completed.
S 06-08-1895 Charles Zimmer has barn nearly completed in which he will reside until house on Lewis st. is built.
S 06-08-1895 Prasch Bros. bought lot 1 in Uhen's Park, Brown's Lake, from Fred Uhen.
S 06-08-1895 H. I. Hawks awarded contract for building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 06-15-1895 Lucinda A. Everett estate parcel in block 27 to be auctioned July 10.
S 06-15-1895 Frank Juranek moved family from Dover to Burlington.
S 06-15-1895 M. P. Petrie leased cottage he erected at Brown's lake this spring to Chicago parties.
S 06-22-1895 Petition for side walk on north side of Fox st. starting at Joseph Arndt's property to corner of Chestnut st.
S 06-22-1895 Louis Kipp offers house and lot on Randolph st. for sale or rent.
S 06-22-1895 Plans and specifications being drawn for Theodore Luttermann's new residence.
S 06-29-1895 Henry Rothering bought house and lot on corner of Geneva & Amanda sts. from William Krueger. Rothering will rent house out.
S 06-29-1895 C. H. Cocroft and family moved to new residence on Kendall st.
S 06-29-1895 Mathias Lenz and family moved to Richter residence on Conkey st. until they can occupy the house he bought that is occupied by Mr. Harms.
S 06-29-1895 B. D. Fort and family will reside in the Louis Kipp residence. S 7/20/1895 - Joseph A. Rueter offers the Louis Kipp residence and lot on Randolph st. for sale or rent.
F 07-03-1895 Ernest Starkey and family moved from Mrs. Norton residence on east side of Fox river to rooms over his new jewelry store in new Keuper building on Pine st.
S 07-06-1895 Dr. G. E. Newell leased Dr. Bower residence on Jefferson st. and moved in.
S 07-06-1895 S. M. Reinardy and family again moved to rooms over drug store.
S 07-06-1895 Mrs. Jacob Gill leased rooms in residence adjoining F. G. Klein's.
F 07-10-1895 VandeSand & Salisbury have been awarded the contract for building Theo. Lutterman's new residence on Conkey street. S 8/10/95 - VandeSand & Salisbury have Theo. Luttermann's new residence enclosed. (403 Conkey in 1897 Directory; 586 Conkey in 1908-09 Directory.)
S 07-13-1895 Phil Lewis and family moved to brick residence on Lewis st. recently vacated by C. H. Cocroft.
S 07-13-1895 Herman Braun traded 80 acre farm at Brighton to Nic Weiler for 10 lots in Weiler's addition plus cash difference. Braun to build residence on lots.
S 07-13-1895 Joseph P. Rueter offers house and lot on Randolph st. for sale or rent.
S 07-20-1895 George Verhalen advertises 4 rooms over C. I. Sheldon grocery for rent.
S 07-20-1895 A. P. Coombs has frame up for new residence.
S 07-20-1895 B. J. Bushman building addition to his residence.
S 07-20-1895 Dr. J. W. Posthauer and wife moved to Cudahy.
S 07-20-1895 Eugene Boss and family moved to house on Fred Krakofsky's farm.
S 08-03-1895 William Rehbein moved to new residence in Perkins Park. Also in F 7/31/1895.
S 08-03-1895 Charles Mole moved household goods to rooms on 2nd floor of barber shop.
S 08-10-1895 Charles A. Jones bought 4 lots on (southwest) corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. from the Billings estate. Also in F 8/7/1895.
S 08-10-1895 Dr. L. N. Hicks bought lot adjoining his residence on Washington st. from Charles A. Jones.
S 08-10-1895 C. B. Drake and A. E. Spencer and families moved from Wichita, Kan., occupy Hillmann residence on Lewis st. recently vacated by Phil Lewis.
S 08-17-1895 William Starkey sold house in Perkins Park to John Keller.
S 08-17-1895 Al Kettlehut mother's residence in Perkins North Park is being finished.
S 08-17-1895 Joseph Vos' new residence in Wheatland completed.
S 08-24-1895 J. H. Hoelz has awarded a contract to VandeSand & Salisbury for building a cottage to cost about $1,000 on one of the lots Mr. Hoelz recently purchased of J. Frank Wray. The cottage will be built on the rear lot facing the river, and is to be completed this fall. F 8/28/95 - VandeSand & Salisbury have secured the contract to build a $1,000 cottage for J. H. Hoelz on one of the lots owned by him near the Fox river bridge. S 10/5/95 - VandeSand & Salisbury have J. H. Hoelz's new cottage up and enclosed.
S 08-24-1895 Spencer Chapin moved to rooms on 2nd floor of F. Keuper building on Pine st.
S 08-24-1895 E. F. Ester and wife and Mrs. Palmer Gardner moved to J. P. Runkel residence in Perkins Park.
S 08-31-1895 For rent: Cottage on the Hill on Kane st.
S 08-31-1895 E. H. Mosher bought about 3 acres from J. C. Kies farm west of Burlington and has built cottage on same.
S 08-31-1895 Dr. G. F. Newell and wife moved to East Troy.
S 08-31-1895 G. E. Holden bought lot joining J. C. Salisbury's on the south in Perkins Park from Henry Bollow and will build a residence.
F 09-04-1895 Henry Bollow bought lot next to Christian Prasch's property on Conkey st. from Joseph Hoch. Also in S 8/31/1895.
S 09-07-1895 Front porches added to Nicholas Arnold and R. A. Baxter residences on Pine st.
S 09-14-1895 Joseph C. Salisbury and Ella Bartholf, married Sept. 11, to live in Salisbury's new residence in Perkins Park.
S 09-14-1895 Gus Hueblein / Heublein to build a new residence on his lot on Lewis st.
S 09-14-1895 Mrs. Jacob Gill building a new residence, 22 x 30 feet and 1-1/2 stories, in Weiler's addition. S 9/28/1895 - partially wrecked in storm. S 12/14/1895 - Mrs. Gill settled in new residence on Tower st.
S 09-21-1895 Herman Braun building a new residence in Weiler's addition.
S 09-21-1895 G. E. Holden building new residence in Perkins Park. S 12/7/1895 - moved to new residence.
S 09-21-1895 Mrs. F. B. Norton offers residence property on Jefferson st. for sale.
S 09-21-1895 C. W. Diener bought 2 lots on Kane st, Perkins Park, from L. J. Smith. S 10/5/1895 - C. W. Diener is building a new residence in Perkins Park. S 11/16/1895 - frame raised.
S 09-21-1895 Mrs. J. H. Bower offers to sell her house, lot, and barn on the (northeast) corner of Jefferson & West sts.
S 09-28-1895 Gus Heublein excavating for new residence south of Dr. Swan's - 2 story, 28 x 28, with 14 x 14 1 story kitchen.
S 09-28-1895 Pettibone residence offered for sale - house in good repair, large garden, barn, good cistern and well; artesian water; large, sightly lawn and fine old trees. Also good family horse.
S 09-28-1895 Bollow residence on Pine st. to be for rent after Oct. 10.
S 10-05-1895 Charles Zimmer is building a new residence on Lewis st. S 11/16/1895 - frame raised.
S 10-05-1895 Mrs. C. Bollow and family moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-05-1895 F. W. Beckmeyer moved to his new residence on Reynolds ave. Frank Grossmeier painted the house. Choak and Krueger are drilling the well.
S 10-05-1895 George W. Adams to sell 200-acre farm 3 miles north of Burlington at auction on Oct. 23. S 10/12/1895 - large display ad.
S 10-05-1895 Ten acres of land with large brick house and good barns on main street in village of Burlington offered for sale - actual location not stated in ad.
S 10-05-1895 Choak & Krueger drilling well for Herman Braun in Weiler's addition. Pair has two well drilling outfits at work.
S 10-05-1895 Van Hill leased C. W. Palmer farm 5 miles northwest of Burlington.
S 10-12-1895 Frank Juranek building new residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-12-1895 Mrs. Fred Runkel bought lot from Mrs. H. Hicks and half a lot from C. W. Diener on Kane st. and will build a residence.
S 10-12-1895 William Rothering and Theodore Tenwinkel are each building new homes on Amanda st. Rothering's is on corner of Geneva st.
S 10-12-1895 W. F. Bankes moved to rooms over Chicago store.
S 10-12-1895 W. Brodda leased Dyer st. residence vacated by W. F. Bankes.
S 10-12-1895 W. R. Devor moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-12-1895 E. Zechel and family to move to Conkey st. residence vacated by W. R. Devor. (Could be Mrs. Thill house near Amanda st.)
S 10-12-1895 C. A. Jones has moved old Billings house from (southwest) corner of Dyer & Jefferson sts. to a lot adjoining Dr. Hicks's property on Washington st. and will fit it up for renting. (House relocation)
S 10-12-1895 Julius Nehls rented out farm 4 miles south of Burlington on Slade's Corners rd.
S 10-12-1895 William Buchholz, mortgagee, to have auction of animals, tools, etc., on old Beck farm at Bohner's Lake. S 10/19/1895 - property belongs to Theodore Buchholtz.
S 10-12-1895 Joe Robers, living on Frank Held farm 5 miles southwest of Burlington and 6 miles southeast of Lyons, to auction personal property on Oct. 17.
S 10-12-1895 Henry Rothering offers new house on Amanda st. near Geneva st., for rent.
S 10-19-1895 H. I. Hawks and family moved to new residence in Perkins Park.
F 10-23-1895 C. A. Jones awarded contract for mason work on his new house to G. Zarneke and the carpenter work to C. L. Graham. It will be one of the finest residences in town, with all the latest improvements and conveniences. S 10/26/1895 - C. A. Jones to erect a new home on Dyer st.
S 10-26-1895 VandeSand & Salisbury are remodeling T. J. Cunningham's Lewis street residence.
S 10-26-1895 Auction at George W. Adams farm - probably largest sale every held in these parts.
S 10-26-1895 James H. Dailey has moved to the Richter house on Conkey st.
S 10-26-1895 Matt. Lenz has moved to the brick residence on Chestnut st. which he bought last spring.
S 10-26-1895 Charlie Harm has moved across the river.
S 10-26-1895 William Rossmiller to move to Bollow residence bought by B. Brehm.
S 10-26-1895 Charles Smith sold farm in town of Brighton and will move to Burlington.
S 10-26-1895 Mr. & Mrs. James G. Mathews to live in rooms over Matt. Cunningham's store.
S 10-26-1895 Charles Beller offers house, barn, and acre of land on Liberty st. for rent.
S 11-02-1895 Ernst Teute moved to rooms on 2nd floor of brick residence occupied by Phil Lewis.
S 11-02-1895 A. P. Coombs residence on Lewis st. nearly completed; moved in several weeks ago.
S 11-02-1895 John Uhen, after 4 or 5 years in Burlington, moved to his farm in southern part of town.
S 11-02-1895 John Huber and family living in Mrs. Schuerman's residence on Liberty st.
S 11-09-1895 S. A. Hoffman moved to T. J. Cunningham residence on Lewis st.
S 11-09-1895 Theodore Luttermann and family moved to new residence on Conkey st.
S 11-09-1895 Gus Heublein building new house on Lewis st. C. L. Graham is contractor.
S 11-09-1895 Valentine Engel and family moved to Racine after year or more in Burlington.
S 11-09-1895 Lou Tripp moved from house on Chestnut st. to a residence on lower Pine st.
S 11-09-1895 John Osterman moved to house on Chestnut st. vacated by Lou Tripp.
S 11-16-1895 VandeSand & Salisbury are building a conservatory to L. J. Smith's residence, which is the finest in the city. (11 Jefferson st. in 1897 Directory; 431 Jefferson in 1908-09 Directory.)
S 11-16-1895 George McDonald and Mrs. William Croston, married Nov. 13, to live in McDonald building on Pine st.
S 11-23-1895 Christian Rasch offers 196 acre farm 1 mile north of Burlington on Spring Prairie road for sale. Honey Creek passes through pasture. 2 story stone house.
S 11-30-1895 W. J. Goff moved from Honey Creek to Burlington on Nov. 27.
S 11-30-1895 Albert C. Prasch and Josephine David, married Nov. 27, to live on Christian Prasch farm in town of Lyons. Christian Prasch family moved to Burlington to new residence on Conkey st.
S 12-14-1895 Henry Rewald, Jr., and bride to live in Hoelz residence on east side of Fox river. S 12/14/1895 - moved in.
F 12-04-1895 Mrs. Joseph C. (Alzina) Wilbur's home is on corner of State & West sts.
S 12-14-1895 J. H. Dailey bought 2 lots in Weiler's addition; adjoin those of John Itzin on Tower st.
S 12-14-1895 Estate sale of Barney Baumeister land in northeast and northwest quarters of southwest quarter of section 24, town 3.
S 12-14-1895 Mrs. Jacob Gill in new residence on Tower st. in Weiler's addition.
S 12-21-1895 Henry Erdley residence on corner of Lewis & Origen st.
S 12-28-1895 E. C. Benson started new house on Lewis st.
S 12-28-1895 William Thesdorf started new house in Perkins Park.
S 12-28-1895 For sale: 160 acre farm with good shore on Dyer's lake 5 miles south of Burlington.
S 01-04-1896 Henry Rewald, Jr., building house on lot bought from F. S. Perkins.
S 01-11-1896 House and barn with 2 lots on Geneva & Conkey sts. for sale.
S 01-11-1896 McCanna & Fraser Co. advertises stock farm near Burlington for rent.
S 01-11-1896 William F. Brehm and Emma Johnson, married Jan. 8, to live in Brehm residence on Madison st.
S 01-11-1896 Rev. C. E. Blodgett and family occupy part of Dr. Darling residence.
S 01-11-1896 Henry Baumeister bought 80 acre Barney Baumeister farm at executor sale.
S 01-11-1896 Mrs. Elizabeth Gacke, widow of Adolph Gacke, died in Iowa Dec. 25. For long time she lived on farm now owned by William Kasner. Mrs. Henry Eckert of Lyons is step-daughter of Mrs. Gacke.
S 01-18-1896 Mrs. J. Kemptner offers farm of 170 acres, 2 miles south of Burlington, for sale.
S 01-18-1896 John Karcher offers for rent 230 acre farm 4 miles south of Burlington.
S 02-01-1896 Frank Jacobs building house in new Schemmer addition recently laid out by F. Schemmer.
S 02-01-1896 Louis Recknagel offers house on Conkey st. near new school for rent. New house with 8 rooms.
F 02-05-1896 Mrs. Fred Runkel having house built on Kane st.
F 02-05-1896 E. Van Hill rented Dahlman farm near Burlington and is moving to it.
S 02-08-1896 Gerhard Ahler bought Ben Yanny farm of 54 acres in town of Lyons. Mr. Yanny will take up residence in Burlington.
S 02-08-1896 Joseph Block bought 200 acre farm in town of Rochester from George W. Adams.
S 02-15-1896 Henry Luke bought 40 acres of Mrs. Juliana Heiligenthal's farm. Henry Heiligenthal bought 20 acres and George Heiligenthal bought the homestead of 80 acres.
S 02-15-1896 Willis Wilcox offers for sale a 5 room cottage on James st.
S 02-15-1896 Fire consumed wood shed of Ernest McLaughlin just south of St. Paul depot.
S 02-22-1896 Ben Rueter sold residence on Geneva st. to sister, Miss Mary Rueter; Ben will build house on lot on Jefferson st. bought from F. Reesman.
S 02-22-1896 Charles / Carl Schmitt leased Recknagel residence on Conkey st. Schmitt plans to build near there.
S 02-22-1896 11 Perkins South Park lots sold: Block 3 - Charles Beller, lot 9; George Stihr / Stoehr, lot 8. Block 8 - L. Holtzheimer, lot 1; L. L. Owen, lots 2 and 3; O. McLaughlin, lot 4; C. W. Marsland, lot 6; William Rossmiller, lots 13, 15, and 16; J. M. Christien, lot 17.
S 02-22-1896 Joseph H. Merten, about to move off Adolph Karcher farm, to auction personal property.
S 02-22-1896 McCanna & Fraser Co. has 320 acre farm for rent 5 miles from Burlington and 3 miles from Honey Creek.
S 02-22-1896 Lots in Morris's Addition (Old Fair Grounds) offered for sale.
S 02-22-1896 Nic Weiler advertises acre property in from 1 to 5 acre pieces; roads lead to property, which adjoins Weiler=s addition.
S 02-22-1896 John Davis estate in block 21, original plat, offered for sale (E. Chestnut st. near White river).
S 02-29-1896 Henry Strohm and Lena Wedig, married Feb. 18, to live in Rasch residence next to C. J. Wortman's on Chestnut st.
S 03-07-1896 Mrs. Henry David bought lot on Amanda st. from Henry Rothering and is building residence.
S 03-07-1896 Ernest Schultz moved from Harlow farm at Spring Prairie to his father's farm in Burlington.
S 03-14-1896 William Krueger bought lot on Geneva st. between Charles Wagner and F. Reuschlein residences.
S 03-14-1896 William Krueger offers 4 rooms for rent in brick residence on corner of Conkey & Amanda sts.
F 03-18-1896 VandeSand & Salisbury, contractors and builders, have dissolved partnership.
F 03-18-1896 Frank VandeSand is building a neat little carpenter shop on his lots at the rear of his residence on the east side of Fox river. S 4/11/1896 - Frank VandeSand's new carpenter shop was taken possession of by a number of neighbors and friends Monday evening. Dancing, social chat and a supper passed away the time till a late hour.
F 03-18-1896 Frank VandeSand has secured the contract for building E. C. Benson's new residence on Lewis street. S 3/21/96 - Frank VandeSand will build the new residence of E. C. Benson on Lewis street. S 5/23/96 - Frank VandeSand has the frame of E. C. Benson's new Lewis street residence up and enclosed.
S 03-21-1896 11 lots in Perkins South Park sold at auction by F. S. Perkins. F 3/18/1896 - lots sold to:
Frank Prasch, lot 1, block 2 William Falk, lot 5 block 2
David McKee, lot 6, block 2 Charles Mather, lot 7, block 2
Tony Kaivoda /Kalvoda, lots 4 and 5, block 3 Frank Prasch, lots 6 and 7, block 3
Mrs. Anna B. Wehmhoff, lots 1 and 2, block 3 Edwin N. Moe, lot 12, block 3
S 03-21-1896 H. G. Dardis bought Mrs. F. B. Norton residence on Jefferson st.
S 03-21-1896 John H. Uhen let contract for new residence to Fred Itzin.
S 03-21-1896 Four parcels of Mrs. Catherine Burhans, all in section 32 in the St. Mary's Cemetery, Finke brewery, and McHenry "Main" st. area, to be auctioned - 3 & 92/100 acres, 1 & 72/100 acres, 1/10 of an acre, and 21/100 of an acre. S 4/25/1896 - St. Mary's church (parcel 1), F. A. Schwaller (parcel 2), and John Grenzel, Jr. (parcels 3 and 4) bought Burhans property; sold by F. Schemmer.
S 03-21-1896 Miss Theresa Miller bought lot on Kendall st. from James Noble.
S 03-21-1896 F. W. Bachmeyer building addition to his residence on Conkey st.
S 03-21-1896 Albert Hoge to have auction of personal property on old Scherrer farm 6 miles south of Burlington and 1 mile west of New Munster.
F 03-25-1896 Michael Briody and two sisters moved to Burlington; occupy Mrs. Foley's house in Perkins Park. S 3/21/1896 - sisters are Mary and Hannah.
S 03-28-1896 William G. Wheeler bought Mrs. F. B. Norton home on Jefferson st. from H. G. Dardis.
S 03-28-1896 Thomas Gillespie building new residence in Weiler's addition.
S 03-28-1896 Henry Bollow let contract for house on lot he recently bought on Conkey st.
S 03-28-1896 Mrs. Henry Rubach building new residence on east side of Fox River. S 6/6/1896 - Rothering & Tenwinkel building the house.
S 03-28-1896 Henry Uhlenhake building new residence on farm east of Burlington.
S 03-28-1896 Ben Yanny moved from Lyons to Burlington.
S 03-28-1896 B. Ebbers offers brick store and residence, 22 x 60, on Liberty st. near McHenry st. for sale or rent. Lot has 50 foot frontage and is 135 feet deep.
S 04-04-1896 L. Stang moved to City of Paris building with his family.
S 04-04-1896 Gus Bauman bought Henry Scheel residence on east side of Fox river, paying $1900 and team of black horses.
S 04-04-1896 A. G. Coman built and moved to cottage on north side of mill pond.
S 04-04-1896 William J. Strohm leased and moved to August Jung farm south of Burlington.
S 04-04-1896 Charles Harm moved to Chestnut st. residence vacated by E. L. Anderson.
S 04-04-1896 E. L. Anderson moved to residence vacated by Prof. Corstvet.
S 04-04-1896 P. O. Briody laying out lots near water tower.
S 04-04-1896 4 room flat in Runzler building on Pine st. advertised by Conrad Roettinger.
S 04-11-1896 22 lots sold in Weiler's addition: J. H. Uhen, George Schumann, R. Weyrough (2), Louis Jacobs (2), A. Koch (6), F. Brimberger, William Colburn, Louis Smith, F. A. Schwaller, F. Weyrough; J. A. Grabow (2). Lots are what years ago was a picnic ground.
S 04-11-1896 Alois Grossman bought lot in Weiler's addition from George Schumann, who bought it at sale.
S 04-11-1896 William E. Rein and Clara Wald, married April 9, to live in Zielke residence on east side of Fox river.
S 04-11-1896 Charles Leber building new house on one of his lots in Weiler's addition.
S 04-11-1896 Fred Henningfeld bought lot in P. O. Briody's new addition and expects to build house.
S 04-11-1896 Charles Smith / Carl Schmitt building new residence on Conkey st. near Geneva st.
S 04-11-1896 Mrs. Fee and children, family of salesman of hose supporter factory, moved to the L. Smithers residence.
S 04-18-1896 Mrs. H. Erdman building residence on east side of Fox river. S 5/2/1896 - Work started.
S 04-25-1896 Henry Plucker bought William Rothering residence on Geneva st.; Thomas Hanson will vacate.
S 04-25-1896 Thomas Hanson to move to Siehoff residence now occupied by Henry Plucker.
S 04-25-1896 Joseph A. Rueter bought lot in Perkins Park, adjoining J. C. Salisbury's, from F. S. Perkins. Part of the old barn foundation belonging to Perkins is on the lot. (Edward st.)
S 04-25-1896 Nic Weiler sold 4 lots in Weiler's addition - buyers not named.
S 04-25-1896 C. H. Edgerton leased R. L. Ransom residence on State st.
S 04-25-1896 William Rossmiller building house and barn on lot in Perkins South Park.
S 04-25-1896 John R. Schneider and family moved to Mary Rueter residence on Geneva st. recently vacated by Ben Rueter.
S 04-25-1896 Ben Rueter moved to barn on lot he recently bought from F. Reesman; will live there until he builds a house.
S 04-25-1896 Minnie Robers bought lot just west of Ben Rueter residence on Geneva st. from F. Schemmer.
S 04-25-1896 Charles Runzler and Emilie Hamburg, married April 22, to live in Runzler's residence on James st.
S 04-25-1896 Two barns on John Hintz farm 3 miles south of Burlington struck by lightning; one without lightning rods badly damaged.
S 05-02-1896 Henry Scheel bought 10 acres from P. H. Cunningham.
S 05-02-1896 George W. McKesson family moved to Toombs residence in Perkins Park. Also in F 5/6/1896.
S 05-02-1896 George E. Rosenhauer leased farm in southwest part of town to son and moved to former Hess residence on Chestnut st. F 5/6/1896 - Rosenhauer occupying residence vacated by George McKesson family.
F 05-06-1896 C. B. McCanna having concrete walks put in about his residence on the corner of Pine & Madison sts.
F 05-06-1896 James Edmonds making improvements to residence on corner of Pine & Madison sts.
S 05-09-1896 Richard Ball and family moved to Melcher residence near St. Paul depot.
S 05-09-1896 Mrs. A. Wilbur and Delia Wilbur moved from Burlington to Gray's Lake, Ill. Also in F 5/6/1896.
S 05-09-1896 R. L. Ransom and family moved to Chicago; Ransom with Chicago branch of Burlington Blanket Co.
S 05-09-1896 Charles Gerlaff / Carl Gerloff and Mary Leber, married May 5, to live in residence now being built in Weiler's addition.
S 05-09-1896 George Weinzinger and Mary Valeth, married May 6, to live in residence on McHenry st. formerly occupied by Mrs. Werner.
S 05-16-1896 J. G. Mathews building a new residence in Perkins North Park.
S 05-23-1896 Mrs. Dailey building addition to her Chestnut st. residence.
S 05-23-1896 Paul J. Schultz and Johanna Baumgard / Baumgart, married May 16, to live in groom's residence on Geneva st.
S 05-23-1896 Joseph P. Rueter and Julia Griebel, married May 20, to live in Pieters homestead on Jefferson st.
F 05-27-1896 J. H. Uhen (corner of Geneva & Lewis sts.) and E. C. Benson (Lewis st.) building new residences - frames up and enclosed. Also in S 5/23/1896.
F 05-27-1896 C. A. Jones is moving to the Norton house on Jefferson st. until his new residence is ready. Also in S 5/30/1896.
F 05-27-1896 Mrs. Mary Walther, on east side of Fox river, is building a roomy upright to her dwelling.
S 05-30-1896 M. P. Petrie completed cottage, 18 x 36, at Brown's Lake made completely of tamarack logs. S 6/13/1896 - Petries moved to new log cabin. S 6/20/1896 - 60 people at opening costume party.
S 05-30-1896 Christine Miller building residence on lot recently bought from James Noble.
F 06-03-1896 William E. Rein to build a new residence on lot purchased in the old fair grounds opposite Mrs. Kelly's on Chestnut st. S 5/30/1896 - contractors figuring on house similar to G. C. Rasch house.
F 06-03-1896 Mrs. E. Diener and family moved to their new residence in Perkins Park. Place vacated by them on the east side of the Fox river to be occupied by Capt. J. T. Rice. S 6/6/1896 - Capt. John T. Rice leased the Diener residence on the east end of the Fox river bridge.
F 06-03-1896 Miss Christine Miller building residence on lot recently bought from James Noble opposite the Hose Supporter factory (Kendall st.).
F 06-03-1896 E. C. Benson sold 100 acres of his farm just west of town, near Voree bridge, to Jacob Richtman. Richtman also owns Webber farm in town of Spring Prairie occupied by Wingfield Watson.
S 06-06-1896 G. C. Rasch building cottage on his lot near Columbian hotel at Brown's lake.
S 06-06-1896 C. W. Marsland and family moved to brick residence opposite the new school house.
S 06-06-1896 Charles Richter leased grounds and cottage at Brown's lake from Mrs. Hall.
S 06-13-1896 William E. Rein let contract for new residence on Chestnut st. to Herman Wald.
S 06-13-1896 John Huening bought lot on corner of Origen st. & Reynolds ave. from Nims & Voorhees; will build residence.
S 06-13-1896 William Fell and family moved to Willert residence on east side of Fox river.
S 06-20-1896 Christian Runzler building new residence on Amanda st. near Mrs. Klein's residence.
S 06-20-1896 Nelson R. Norton first lived with his family on what is known as the Rooker farm; later bought farm owned in 1896 by McCanna & Fraser (Edgewood Farm).
S 06-20-1896 T. W. Buell having barn, 36 x 62, built on farm just north of Burlington.
S 06-20-1896 Mr. & Mrs. Richard Kelly to live in Jones residence on Geneva st.
S 06-27-1896 William Soetebier bought of C. F. Graff, a house and two lots on upper Chestnut st. for $700. Also in F 7/1/1896.
S 06-27-1896 Farm of 40 acres 1 mile from Burlington containing Soetebier stone quarry for sale.
S 06-27-1896 John M. Schroeder and wife moved to Jones residence on Geneva st.
S 06-27-1896 Mr. & Mrs. William Scheuermann live on Washington st.; celebrate 50th anniversary.
S 06-27-1896 Blocks 14 and 15 in Sheldon's addition with house and barn offered for sale.
F 07-01-1896 T. W. Buell and family rented Miss Maggie Wilson's residence on Kane st.; to occupy it for summer.
F 07-01-1896 Mr. Fee, salesman for Hose Supporter Co., moved to house on Liberty st. vacated by Mrs. Dr. Wilbur (Alzina, widow of Joseph C. Wilbur).
F 07-01-1896 James Mathews building new house on Pine st.
S 07-04-1896 Henry Lenz moved from Burlington to Waterford, where he has bought C. J. Noll's saloon.
S 07-11-1896 Dr. G. E. Newell bought Otis Vaughn residence property on the corner of Washington & Dyer sts.
S 07-11-1896 Mrs. F. Keuper and Miss Clara Keuper have purchased a lot on Bohner's lake from Frank Grass and have had a neat cottage built thereon. Frank VandeSand built the cottage. They will spend the summer there.
S 07-11-1896 For rent: Berger place just south of Burlington.
S 07-18-1896 Charles Stanford to move to rooms in Arnold residence vacated by Phil Homelsen and wife, who moved to Kenosha.
S 07-25-1896 Fred Keel bought lot in Briody's addition and will build residence.
S 07-25-1896 For sale: 5 room new house and acre of land on Chestnut st. Inquire of John Schumacher.
S 08-01-1896 Mrs. C. Bollow and family moved to new residence on Conkey st. Also in F 8/5/1896.
S 08-01-1896 Gardner's Addition being resurveyed by Knight for Mrs. Patterson; lots could be offered. Also in F 8/5/1896.
S 08-01-1896 Charles Merrill and family lived on Pine st.
F 08-05-1896 Forrest H. Hastings moved to house on Pine st. vacated by Mrs. C. Bollow. Also in S 8/1/1896.
F 08-05-1896 Charles A. Jones new residence on the (southwest) corner of Jefferson & Dyer sts. - description. S 8/8/1896 - C. A. Jones moved to new residence.
F 08-05-1896 Mrs. Andrew Patterson is having the lots owned by her in Gardner's Addition re-surveyed preparatory to offering them for sale. Also in S 8/1/1896.
F 08-05-1896 Mr. & Mrs. A. H. Edgerton to live in R. L. Ransom house on State st. S 8/8/1896 - Charles H. Edgerton and Alice Craig, married July 30, living at R. L. Ransom residence on State st.
F 08-05-1896 L. N. Larson rented Schultz residence on Pine st.; to move family from Clinton Junction.
F 08-05-1896 Prof. M. H. Turner and family to occupy house on Chestnut st. to be vacated by Prof. Corstvet and family.
S 08-08-1896 Albert Schroeder on old Theodore Richter farm in town of Burlington.
S 08-15-1896 Muegler Bros. farm is 2 miles south of Burlington on New Munster rd. - new cider press.
S 08-15-1896 Gus. Heublein to move to new residence on Lewis st. in a week or two. S 9/26/1896 - Heublein has graded up his lot on Lewis st. in fine shape. S 9/5/1896 - Heublein and family moved in.
S 08-15-1896 William E. Rein's new residence being plastered.
S 08-22-1896 L. Smithers and family to move to residence on Jefferson st. now occupied by E. C. Benson. Benson to move to new residence on Lewis st.
F 08-26-1896 P. M. Jacobson rented Smithers property on (northwest) corner of Pine & Jefferson sts. S 8/29/1896 - Jacobson will conduct a boarding house. S 9/19/1896 - Jacobsons moved in; L. Smithers moved to residence adjoining.
S 08-29-1896 Joseph A. Rueter advertises new 8 room house on Randolph st., near St. Mary's, for sale or rent.
F 09-02-1896 C. B. Drake will move to the house on Conkey st. vacated by Gus Heublein.
F 09-02-1896 L. N. Larson and family occupy the Otto C. Schulz residence on lower Pine st. Also in S 9/5/1896.
S 09-05-1895 Gus Heublein and family moved to new residence on Lewis st.
S 09-05-1896 Mr. & Mrs. Leonard J. Brehm to live in part of the Brehm residence on Jefferson st.
S 09-19-1896 Mrs. Palmer Gardner and Mrs. E. F. Ester left Burlington and took up residence in Madison, where Mr. Ester was in business.
S 09-19-1896 E. C. Benson moved to new residence on Lewis st.
S 09-19-1896 Charles Gerloff and wife moved to new residence in Weiler's addition.
S 09-26-1896 C. A. Goodwin and family moved to Berger residence south of Burlington.
S 10-03-1896 William E. Rein and wife moved to new residence on Chestnut st.
S 10-03-1896 Miss C. Miller residence on Kendall st. about complete.
S 10-03-1896 John Burmeister building addition to residence and a new barn.
S 10-10-1896 16 acre tract of good garden land on east side of White river for sale.
S 10-10-1896 Frank VandeSand has built a porch and addition to the residence of F. C. Smith.
S 10-10-1896 Herman Dobroth, living on the Mrs. M. K. Wilson farm near the St. Paul depot, to move to Spring Prairie; will have auction.
S 10-10-1896 Two story house, nearly new, on lot adjoining Teutonia Park for sale.
S 10-10-1896 16 acre tract of good garden land on east side of White river for sale.
F 10-14-1896 William Fell moved to house on Dyer st. recently vacated by C. A. Goodwin.
S 10-17-1896 William Fell bought from John Hoelz the cottage just northeast of Fox river bridge and will move to same.
S 10-17-1896 Irving (Erwin ?) Anderson bought lot in Briody's park; has commenced building a house on same. F 10/14/1896 - Anderson bought lot from P. O. Briody.
S 10-17-1896 Louis A. Reuschlein bought lot on corner of Lewis & Origen st. from William Farley and will build residence.
S 10-17-1896 F. Schemmer laying water main to addition he recently laid out south of Geneva st. and west of McHenry rd.
S 10-17-1896 Mrs. J. McDonald and family (sons John and Ollie) have moved to Runkel residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-17-1896 Rev. C. E. Blodgett and family moved to Chestnut st. residence vacated by Gil. Archibald and family who moved to Waukesha. Also in F 10/14/1896.
S 10-17-1896 Two story house, nearly new, on lot adjoining Teutonia Park for sale.
S 10-24-1896 Louis Hoppe started foundation for his new residence in Perkins Park.
S 10-24-1896 William Starkey bought lot in Perkins North Park and will build residence.
S 10-24-1896 J. B. Barber leased Dr. Bower residence on Jefferson st. and moved family there from Texas.
S 10-31-1896 John Burmeister, on Nagel farm 4 miles east of Burlington on Racine rd., to auction personal property.
S 10-31-1896 John H. Uhen's new residence nearing completion.
S 10-31-1896 E. H. Mosher residence, a 1-story cottage built last year -1/2 mile from Burlington on Lyons rd., burned to ground on Oct. 27. Mosher had things packed for move to Racine. S 11/21/1896 - Mosher in dispute with purchaser of burned property, Lucasen or Luccasohn.
S 11-07-1896 Joseph A. Rueter sold one of his residences on Randolph st. to Hannah and Mary Briody.
S 11-07-1896 Jacob Zubrod and wife returned to Burlington to live.
S 11-07-1896 T. K. Cameron and family moved to Chicago.
S 11-07-1896 2 story, 7 room frame house and 2 lots for sale on Main st.
S 11-14-1896 Beck farm of 210 acres at Bohner's lake and house and lot near St. Mary's to be sold at partition sale Nov. 28.
S 11-14-1896 Farm residence of Ben David, 5 miles southwest of Burlington, burned to ground last Thursday. S 11/28/1896 - house being built.
S 11-28-1896 John T. Rice and family moved to Jackson residence on Dyer st.
S 11-28-1896 John Uhen and family moved to their new residence on the corner of Geneva & Lewis sts. Also in F 12/2/1896. S 12/5/1896 - architect was C. L. Graham, not A. L. Flegel.
S 11-28-1896 Edward C. Mealy and Jennie I. Mutter, married Nov. 24, to live in Mrs. Kauth residence on Pine st.
F 12-02-1896 John Bence moved to Burlington from Lake Geneva. Also in S 12/5/1896.
S 12-05-1896 Erwin Anderson and wife moved to new residence Mr. Anderson built in Briody's park.
S 12-05-1896 Ed Prendergast / Pendergast leased and moved to Faitoute residence on the corner of Liberty & Dyer sts.
S 12-05-1896 H. J. Vos bought Beck house and lot in Burlington from Beck estate.
S 12-05-1896 Henry Schuerman bought Beck farm of 182 acres at Bohner's lake from Beck estate.
S 12-05-1896 For sale: Chris. Kees property adjoining Burlington on Lyons rd.
S 12-12-1896 Joe Ehlen bought H. I. Hawks farm of 135 acres in town of Lyons for $7,300.
S 12-19-1896 Corner lot in Perkins Park, 70 x 200, for sale.
F 12-23-1896 For sale: Corner four lots, 8 by 16 rods, fronting east on Kane st. south of Mrs. Meinhardt's residence. Contact C. D. Norton. Also in S 12/19/1896.
S 12-26-1896 William Karges, who was on Hawks farm in town of Lyons, leased one of Karcher farms south of Burlington.
S 12-26-1896 John Bence bought lot on Amanda st. from Mrs. Henry David and will build residence. Also in F 12/23/1896.
S 01-02-1897 Ben David and family to move to new residence following fire.
S 01-09-1897 John Smith and family moved to Burlington from Ashton, Iowa.
S 01-16-1897 A. Koch bought Philip Jung farm of 137 acres on Kenosha rd.; was former Siehoff farm.
S 01-16-1897 H. Graff of Milwaukee bought former Schultz farm of 80 acres from Philip Jung.
S 01-16-1897 Mrs. John Borst (nee Margaretta Treffinger) and two daughters moved to Milwaukee.
S 01-23-1897 Executors' sale of real estate of late Richard Nagle / Nagel: parcel 1 in sections 25 and 26; parcel 2 - 40 acres in section 25; parcel 3 - 36 acres in section 30; parcel 4 - lots 1, 4, and 5 in block 3 of Sheldon's addition and house and barn in lot 5; parcel 5 - in or near block 3, Perkins addition.
S 01-23-1897 William E. Rein bought lot 3, block 1, of Morris addition, from Freement Utter. Lot adjoins Rein's residence property on north and extends to Pine st.
S 01-23-1897 Mrs. Amelia Cook farm of 135 acres, 1 mile west of Burlington, offered for rent for term of years.
S 02-06-1897 W. M. Emmons leased Rewald residence on corner of Chestnut & Origen sts. and moved family in.
S 02-06-1897 Real estate of Richard Nagel estate offered for sale; if not sold, will be auctioned March 22.
S 02-13-1897 F. B. Stoehr / Stohr sold house and lot on Dodge st. to Mrs. H. Jung.
S 02-13-1897 F. B. Stoehr leased E. Wehmhoff farm. Stoehr worked for B. Brehm & Son for past 4 years.
S 02-20-1897 Herman Braun traded house and lots in Weiler's addition for Henry Heck's 80-acre farm in town of Brighton. S 2/27/1897 - Braun and family moved to farm; Heck and family moved to house.
S 02-20-1897 Herman Konst advertises house and lot plus vacant lots for sale.
S 02-27-1897 A. E. Spencer and family moved to Mrs. Henderson residence on Lewis st. Mrs. Lucy Henderson and son, Ray, moved to New Lisbon.
S 02-27-1897 Frank Wolf and Mary Schlosser, married Feb. 23, to live on Wolf home farm south of St. Paul depot.
S 03-06-1897 John A. Rueter and family returned to Burlington from Milwaukee and are staying with Ben Rueter. Will probably build residence on 10 acres bought from Nic Weiler.
S 03-06-1897 Homan Bros. bought 500 acre Powers farm in southeast part of town of Lyons.
S 03-06-1897 M. S. Huntington leased Fred Richter residence in Perkins Park and moved in.
S 03-06-1897 Executor's sale: lots 1, 4, and 5, block 3, Sheldon's addition, with house and barn on lot 5 - Richard Nagle/ Nagel; also other parcels, including piece of land on Chestnut st. at corner of block 3, Perkins addition, and 60-1/2 acres in sections 25 and 26, town 3. S 3/13/1897 and other issues - F. Reuschlein and Battie Gleason advertise sale of Nagle / Nagel property to be held on March 22.
S 03-06-1897 John Wiemers / Wiemer leased J. F. Wegge farm; Wegge to continue to reside there.
S 03-06-1897 S. A. Hoffmann moved from Cunningham residence on Lewis st. to Willard / Willert residence on east side of Fox river.
S 03-06-1897 Jacob Bieneman moved from Christian Rasch farm to the Mrs. A. Cook farm west of Burlington.
S 03-06-1897 W. J. Strohm moved from Jung farm near Slade's Corners to Christian Rasch farm near Burlington.
S 03-06-1897 John Teut moved to Henry Wehmhoff farm, where he will work the coming year.
S 03-06-1897 Fred Jahnka / Jahnke moved from farm at Bowers to his residence in Burlington (corner of Madison & Dodge sts.).
S 03-06-1897 B. Kresken and wife to move to house he recently bought in Burlington.
S 03-06-1897 C. Vohs, Jr., moved family from Burlington to father's farm.
S 03-06-1897 George Lucas and Lena Zabler, married Feb. 24, living in Zabler residence on east side of White river.
S 03-13-1897 Charles Hubbard occupies part of the old Dr. Darling residence.
S 03-13-1897 J. M. Schroeder moved from Jones residence on Geneva st. to Borst residence on Johnson st.
S 03-13-1897 Herman Siehoff and family moving to their Bloomfield farm. Henry Siehoff and sister to remain on farm in Burlington.
S 03-13-1897 William Hoppe advertises new 7 room, 2 story frame house for sale or rent.
S 03-13-1897 F. Reuschlein and Battie Gleeson, executors, offer real estate for sale at town hall on March 22 - ad (Nagle / Nagel estate).
S 03-20-1897 John B. Wagner bought of Mrs. Dailey a lot 6 x 12 rods from the north side of the property owned by Mrs. Dailey on Chestnut st.
S 03-20-1897 Nagle / Nagel estate to sell 137 acre farm in Burlington and Dover occupied by John Burmeister, 2 lots and house on Chestnut st., and 3 lots and house on McHenry st. near St. Paul depot.
S 03-27-1897 Nagle estate sale: Herman Kramer bought 60 acres in section 25, Burlington; T. J. Cunningham bought 40 acres in same section. Ernst Schulz bought 3 lots near St. Paul depot. B. J. Bushman bought 2 lots on Chestnut st. Michael Gleason bought 36 acres in section 30, Dover.
S 03-27-1897 George McDonald bought south lot on Chestnut st. that B. J. Bushman bought from Nagle estate. H. F. Henningfeld, who was living in house, moved to Jung farm at Slade's Corners. McDonald to build residence.
S 03-27-1897 Albert Bushman bought north lot on Chestnut st. that B. J. Bushman bought from Nagle estate.
S 03-27-1897 S. Duncan bought Melcher property at St. Paul depot and will move in April 1.
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