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Databases:  Land:  1930 Farmers' Directory of Trempealeau Co. WI:  
Caledonia Township

- as transcribed from the "1930 Atlas and Farmers' Directory of Trempealeau County, Wisconsin"

Donated by All Parks Genealogy Group of Florence AZ

Abbreviations found on this page include:

Rt. = route
wf. = wife
ch. = children
O. = owner
R. = renter

ac. = acres
Sec. = section
( ) = years in county

S. = silo
Tel. = telephone
EL = electricity
Tr. = tractor

Names are listed alphabetically according to the post office that served the farm.  There may be more than one postoffice that served in the township, so be sure to check the full records below.  Some information is limited, but please keep in mind that all information has been included as it was found in the Farmers' Directory.

Also visit the 1930 Atlas Maps to view locations of many of these landowners' properties.


Galesville Postoffice   

AUSTENSEN, Louis. Wf. Mattie; ch. Tilman, Joe, Alf, Frank, Lilian. O. 60 ac. sec. 3. (50).


BEARDSLEY, Elam. Rt. 3. Wf. Louise; ch. Annie, Melford. O. 80 ac. sec. 20. (72).
BEARDSLEY, Milford. Rt. 3. Wf. Maude; ch. Ruth. O. 80 ac. sec. 29. (50).
BEARDSLEY, Orie. Rt. 3. Wf. Mary; ch. Mildred. R. 20 ac. sec. 29; R. 146 ac. see. 32. (52). Owner,
           Beardsley Est. 
BENDER, Frank. Rt. 3. Wf. Anna; ch. Leonard. R. 40 ac. sec. 6; R. 120 ac. sec. 5. (43). Owner, Mrs. F.

         
Bender.
BERSIE, A. A. Rt. 3. Ch. Henrietta, Manda, Art, Merwin. O. 178 ac. sec. 21. (2). 2-S.
BIBBY, P. F. Rt. 3. R. 40 ac. sec. 8. (4). Owner, Mrs. L. W. Olds.
BRENENGEN, J. Rt.3. Wf. Anna; ch. Clarence, Alfred, Amanda. O. 151 ac. sec. 9; O. 40 ac. sec. 2. (52).

         
2-S., Tel., Tr., El.


GARBERS, Harry. Rt. 3. Wf. Clara; ch. Arlane, Herbert, Ardell, Louise, Marjorie. R. 92 ac. sec. 6. (1). Owner,

         
Mrs. W. H. Parken. 1-S.
GIBBS, Asa. Rt. 1. Wf. Nina; ch. Ethel, John. O. 160 ac. sec. 29; O. 29 ac. sec. 28. (42). El.
GILBERT, Will. Rt. 3. Wf, Cora; ch. Lois. O. 79 ac. sec. 7. (53).
GROVER, Charlie. Rt. 3. O. 18 ac. sec. 9; O. 39 ac. sec. 33; O. 160 ac. sec. 32; O.120 ac. sec. 8; O. 40 ac.

         
sec.7. (71).
GROVER, Richard. Rt. 3. O. 40 ac. sec. 16; O. 90 ac. sec. 33; O. 40 ac. sec. 17; O. 90 ac. sec. 33. (73).


HARDIE, Herbert. Rt. 3. Wf. Meha; ch. Donald, Alice, Katherine. O. 17 ac. sec. 6; and in Gale Twp. O. 71 ac.

         
sec. 6. (43).
HESS, Abner. Rt. 3. Wf. Jennie; ch. Norman, Clyde, Adrian, Helen, Gale. O. 80 ac. sec. 18. (42).
HESS, Abram. L. Rt. 3. Wf. Isabelle; ch. Abner, John, Oscar, Edith, Sarabelle, Nellie. O. 137.55 ac. sec. 7.

         
(69). 1-S., Tr.
HOYDER, Arthur. Rt. 3. O. 160 ac. sec. 12. (56).


LARSON, Geo. H. Rt. 3. O. 84 ac. sec. 16. (47). Tel.
LEQUE, Arthur. Wf. Millie; ch. Ole, Lyle, May, Alice. R. 160 ac. sec. 20; R. 121 ac. sec. 21. Owner, Chas.

         
Grover.            


MARSH, Harry. Wf. Ella; ch. Glenn G., Ray C., Ethel. O. 118 ac. sec. 1; O. 39.41 ac. sec. 6; O. 36.10 ac.

         
sec. 33. (58).
MCMAIN,Roy. Rt.3. Wf. Beulah; ch. Gerald, Vilas, Evelyn, Dorothy. O. 164.05 ac. sec. 16; O. 20 ac. sec. 9.

         
(47).
MORRIS, Charles. Rt. 3. Wf. Ada; O. 2 ac. sec. 28. (4).
MULDER, Claus. Rt. 3. Wf. Ruby; ch. Russell. O. 280 ac. sec. 9. (25). Owners, Clause and Rich. Mulder. 1-S.



OLDS, Marion. Rt. 3. O. 40 ac. sec. 8. (32). 1-S., Tel.


PICKERING, Jos. Wf. Anna; ch. Frank, Wesley, Allison, Delbert, Lyie, Leonard. O. 43 ac. sec. 5. (58).
POSS, Ernest. Rt. 3. Wf. Effie; ch. Gladys, Vivian. O. 100 ac. sec. 8; O. 52 ac. sec. 5. 1-S., Tel.
POSS, Laura. Rt. 3. Ch. dark, Delia, Ruby. O. 40 ac. sec. 18; O.40 ac. sec. 7; O. 40 ac. sec. (76). 
POSS, Oscar D. Rt.3. Wf. Myrtle; ch. Royce, Marvin. O. 80 ac. sec. 18; O. 7 ac. sec. 9. (43).


RHODES, Oliver. Rt. 3. Wf. Lenora; ch. Benjamin, Henry, Mildred. O.160 ac. sec. 12. (47).
ROACH, John L. Rt. 3. Wf. Blanche; ch. Eline. R. 70 ac. sec. 7. (31). Owner, John Roach.


SALSMAN, William. Rt. 3. Wf. Lillie; ch. John. R. 23 ac. sec. 6; R. 80 ac. sec. 5; and in Gale Twp. R. 122 ac.

         
sec. 6. (44). Owner, J. Salsman.
SCHERR, Ernest. Rt. 3. Wf. Annie; ch. Bertha, Florence, Leona. O. 103 ac. sec. 16; O. 10 ac. sec. 9. (53).

         
Tel., El.  
SCHMITZ, Peter J. Rt. 3. Wf. Margaret; ch. Lorraine. O.  80 ac. sec. 7; O. 4 ac. sec. 4; O. 10 ac. sec. 9. (57).
SCHNEIDER, Louie. Rt. 3. Wf. Christina; ch. Marie, Clara, Rose, Josephine. R. 120 ac. sec. 1. (13). Owner,

         
Mrs. Albert Halderson.
SCHULTZ, Robert A. Rt. 3. Wf. Ella; ch. Charles, Carl, Rollin, Fem, Lyie. O. 80 ac. sec. 20. (2).
SCHUMAN, Glenn. O. 40 ac. sec. 20.
SCHUMAN, Ross. Rt. 3. Wf. Laura; ch. Darlene. R. 240 ac. sec. 18; R. 55 ac. sec. 33; R. 20 ac. sec. 28.

         
(31). Owner, Schuman Est.
SEVERSON, Martin. Rt. 3; Wf. Anna; ch. Shirley, Esther. O. 201 ac. sec. 20. (43). 1-S., Tr.
SEVERSON, Selmer. Rt. 3. Wf. Mabel; ch. Ruth. O. 80 ac. sec. 17. (42).
SHUMWAY, Mack. Rt. 3. Wf. Minnie; ch. Philip, Violet. O. 122 ac. sec. 13. (10). 1-S., Tel., Tr., El.
SMITH, Wm. Rt. 3. Wf. Gwendolyn; ch. Clarabelle, Roderick, Mary, Alice. O. 77 ac. sec. 12. (36).
SUTER, James. Rt. 3. Wf. Cliffie; ch. Robert E. O. 100 ac. sec. 18; O. 20 ac. sec. 28. (24).
SUTTIE, Cedric. Rt. 3. R. 91 ac. sec. 8; R. 9 ac. sec. 9. (26). Owner, Willis 8uttie. 1-S.
SUTTIE, Flovd and Laurence. O. 100 ac. sec. 8; O. 25 ac. sec. 5; O.40 ac. sec. 9. (30).
SUTTIE, Willis. Rt. 3. Wf. Mary; ch. Donald, Ada, Floyd, Lawrence, Cedric. O. 91 ac. sec. 8; O. 9 ac. sec. 9.

         
(64). 1-S.


TRUMBULL, Walter. Rt. 2. Wf. Effie; ch. Ray, Lorraine. O. 120 ac. sec. 10; O. 137 ac. sec. 4. (33).


WAGNER, Geo. A. Rt. 3. Wf. Olga; ch. Emil, Melvin, Ernest, Lloyd, Harry, Edna, Willie, Hazel, Lawrence. O.

         
74 ac. sec. 12. (8).


Trempealeau Postoffice


BEARDSLEY, Archie and Henry. O. 80 ac. sec. 32. (36).
BEARDSLEY, Olna. Wf. Lizzie; ch. Bertha, Raymond, George, Lester, Genevieve, Albert, Edith, Marine,

         
Bobbie. O. 80 ac. sec. 29; O. 10 ac. sec. 28. (42).
BEARDSLEY, Otto. Rt. 1. Wf. Jennie; ch. Oiney, Henry, May, Archie, Cordelia. O. 120 ac. sec. 29; O. 98.12

         
ac. sec. 28. (70).


EICHMAN, William. Rt. 1. Wf. Sophia; ch. Harry, Herman, Majorie, May. O. 80 ac. sec. 31; O. 20 ac. sec. 28.

         
(37). 1-S.


GIBBS, Ernest. Rt. 1. Wf. Ida; ch. Harry, Gladys, Catherine. O. 75 ac. sec. 36; O. 82 ac. sec. 25; O. 23.50

         
ac. sec. 32. (52). 2-S., El.


HANNAM, Alford. Rt. 1. Wf. Ella; ch. William, Myrtle. O. 195 ac. sec. 30; O. 40 ac. sec. 32. (50).
HILT, Eberhart. Rt. 1. Ch. Joe, Pete, Eberhart, Lawrence. O. 80 ac. sec. 19; and in Trempealeau Twp. O. 40

         
ac. sec. 23. (45).
HILT, Mary. Ch. Joe, Albert, Peter, Eva, Alice, May, Eberhart, Laurence. O. 80 ac. sec. 19; O. 40 ac. sec. 30;

         
O. 19.50 ac. sec. 28. (35).


JAMES, H. L. Rt. 1. Wf. Charlotte; ch. Edward H., Wendell. O. 80 ac. sec. 13; O. 200 ac. sec. 19. (44). 1-S.,

         
Tel.


KWOSEK, Louis. Rt. 1. Wf. Celia; ch. Louis J. R. 160 ac. sec. 25. (33). Owner, Tom Kwosek. 1-S., El.


LAKEY, Joseph. Rt. 1. Wf. Amy; ch. William, Raymond, Verna. O. 160 ac. sec. 13; and in Trempealeau Twp.

         
O. 160 ac. sec. 14. (45).
LAKEY, Raymond. Wf. May; R. 16 ac. sec. 13. (22). Owner, Joseph Lakey.
LAKEY, William. Rt. 1. Wf. Lizzie; ch. Lyle, Alice, Gerald, George. O. 140 ac. sec. 13. (42).


MCDONAH, Elba. Rt. 1. Wf. Leila; ch. Gerald. R. 160 ac. sec. 31. (43). Owner, Jos. McDonah. 1-S., Tr., El.
MCDONAH, Hugh.  Rt. 1.  Wf. Alice; ch. Thomas, Jeannette, Margaret. R. 160 ac. sec. 31. (36). Owner, A. M.

         
McDonah.
MCDONAH, Walter. Rt. 1. Wf. Dena; ch. James, Lyle, Emery, Marie. O. 160 ac. sec. 30. (40). 1-S., Tr., El.


NICHOLS, William. Wf. Elizabeth; ch. Arleen, Carroll, Charlotte. O. 140 ac. sec. 36; O. 19 ac. sec. 31; O. ac.

         
sec. 25, and in Trempealeau Twp. O. 40 ac. sec. 26. (59). 2-S, Tel., Tr., El. 


POLYBLANK, Ida J. Rt. 1. Ch. Cora, Ruth, Mabel, Nina, Evelyn. O. 96.50 ac. sec. 36. (68). 1-S.


RYDER, William H. Rt. 1. Wf. Annie; ch. Harold, Myrle, Doris, Earl. O. 23 ac. sec. 30; O. 140 ac. sec. 31; O.

         
79 ac. sec. 31; O. 40 ac. sec. 32. (43). 1-S., E1.


SCHERR, Edwin. Rt. 1. Wf. Elsie; ch. Edwin Jr., Elizabeth, Albert, Alice. O. 80 ac. sec. 19; O. 80 ac. sec. 24.

         
(58). 1-S., Tr. "Evergreen Stock Farm."
SHRAKE, Fred. Rt. 1. O. 40 ac. sec. 30; O. 120 ac. sec. 24. (55).
SIEUART, Max. Rt. 1. Works out by the month.
SMITH, Phil. Rt. 1. Wf. Iva; ch. Carrie, Roy, Dorothy. O. 160 ac. sec. 24; O. 29.50 ac. sec. (17).


TOWNER, W. K. Wf. Annie; ch. Carey, Albert. O. 119 ac. sec. 30; O. 60 ac. sec. 28. (56). 1-S., El.


WAGNER, Geo. Jr. Rt. 1. Wf. Leona; ch. Kenneth, Lloyd. O. 160 ac. sec. 24; O. 40 ac. sec. 18; O. 80 ac.

         
sec. 17; O. 140 ac. sec. 13: O. 61.50 ac. sec. 28. (40). Tel.






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