INFORMATION FOUND IN WATERTOWN, WISCONSIN LIBRARY – August 1979
By Elbert T. Schrader Family:
1885 City Directory:
Ernst Schroeder lived on Jones 2 E 8th St.
Herman Schroeder worked in a drug store.
Jefferson City History Book:
Minnie Kuhlmann, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth (Hilker) Kuhlmann, who
Owned a farm in Watertown District, then bought farm in Lowell, Dodge City,
Died at age 69. Minnie married Henry Luttman, had three children – Clarence,
Ella and Ervin.
“Watertown Republican” Newspaper, May 1, 1889:
Obituary: Mrs. Ernst Schroeder died Thursday at her home in the second ward, or paralysis,
Aged 71 years. Her funeral was held Sunday afternoon at the German M. E. Church.
5 Deeds copied from Jefferson County Courthouse, Jefferson, Wisconsin:
1. AUG 3, 1856 to William Schroeder – 40 acres for $1,000.
2. MAR 31, 1865 to Ernst Wilhelm Schroeder – 80 acres for $2,600.
3. FEB 16, 1880 Ernest and Anna Schroeder to Ferdinand Schroeder – 40 acres
And all tools and stock for $2,000
4. MAY 2, 1883 Ernst Wilhelm Schroeder (a single man of the County of Dodge) to Ferdinand
Schroeder – 40 acres (excepting ˝ acre of land for school purposes) for $2,000.
NOTE: Herman J. Schroeder and Henrietta Kuhlman married Dec. 13, 1883