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The biographies are being transcribed and placed on this site. Find the person you are researching in the index, if that bio is already transcribed there will be a link to the bioghraphy.

"History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. Printed in 1924 by H.C.Cooper. Jr. & Co., Minneapoli-Winona MN. ill. 787 pages. The first two hundred pages are history of the three counties, the remainder of the book is biographies. These biographies range from a short paragraphs to three pages in length. The * before a name indicates there is an illustration of that person.

The biographies have been transcribed and placed on this site but the photos are not included. If you find that your ancestor's bio has a photo you can place a request at your local library to borrow the book through the the interlibrary loan program or request photocopies of the pages with your ancestors biography and/or photo.

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NAMEPAGETOWN & COUNTYBusiness/occupation
Valley, Olof 728 St.Germain, Vilas Normandy Court Resort
*Van Bussum, S.R. 486 Eagle River, Vilas Music Store and Van Bussum'sFurnished Cottages
Vandervort, George 741 St.Germain,Vilas Vandervort Resort
Van Hecke, John 727 Merrill, Lincoln lawyer
Van Hecke, Max 728 Merrill, Lincoln lawyer
Vaughan, David H. 244 Oneida County county surveyorlumber business
*Vaughn, Walter E. 372 Rhinelander, Oneida mgr Oneida Gas Co.
Verage, John J. 349 Rhinelander, Oneida Oneida Cty Clerk
Vilas, William Freeman 392 Vilas county lawyer, politician
Vlach, Anton 742 Lincoln, Vilas logger, farmer
Voight, Gust L. 549 Merrill, Lincoln farmer
Voss, Henry A. 727 Lac du Flambeau, Vilas Birchwood Lodge
Wagner, Louis 353 Rhinelander, Oneida landscape gardener, fruit grower
Walker, Floyd J. 733 Merrill, Lincoln Merrill Auto Wrecking Co.
Wallis, Charles H. 759 Tomahawk, Lincoln merchant
Walsh, M.D., Charles Chase 729 Merrill, Lincoln medical practice
Walsh, Patrick D. 736 Eagle River, Vilas court house custodian
Walstad, Oscar C. 735 Eagle River, Vilas The Sport Shop
Warner, Herbert 356 Plum Lake, Vilas farmer, lumberman and prop. Forest Home Summer Resort
Warner, Herbert L. 536 Plum Lake, Vilas Forest Home Summer Resort
*Washburn, Edwin H. 376 Rhinelander, Oneida locomotive engineer
Weaver, Elias 362 Loyal, Clark County hotel business
Weaver, Ellis M. 361 Woodruff, Oneida state conservation warden, farmer
*Weaver, Harold F. 374 Pelican Lake Weaver Cottages Resort
Webster, Wynn O. 358 Enterprise, Oneida farmer
Wecks, William H. 732 Harrison, Lincoln stock farm
Weed, M.D., Harry M. 473 Phelps, Vilas medical practioner
*Weesner, A.E. 378 Rhinelander, Oneida businessman
Weil, August 736 Eagle River, Vilas merchant
Weiss, Martin 533 Three Lakes, Oneida carpenter, farmer
Weiss, John 534 Three Lakes, Oneida Weiss Farm
Weisse, William F. 732 Merrill, Lincoln mgr. Kraft Cheese branch
Welch, Thomas F. 743 Cloverland, Vilas pioneer homesteader
Wenzel, Arthur A. 541 Merrill, Lincoln pres.,mgr. Lincoln Box Co.
*Wenzel, John G. 540 Merrill, Lincoln lumber industry
Wenzel, Wilhelm 357 Enterprise, Oneida farmer
Wernecke, Mark A. 473 Lincoln, Vilas Wernecke Resort
Wesalowski, Martin A. 356 Monico, Oneida Monico Hotel
Westgate, M.D., H.J. 354 Rhinelander, Oneida physician
Wetzel, George 494 Tomahawk, Lincoln Wetzel Art Studio
*Whitbeck, John 488 Trout Lake, Vilas Rocky Reef Resort
Whittiker, William E. 364 Rhinelander, Oneida engineer mill work
Wiegand, C.H 735 Eagle River, Vilas bank cashier
Wight, Thomas A. 493 Rhinelander, Oneida civil war veteran
Wilcox, William F. 360 Rhinelander, Oneida lumberman, farmer
Wilkowski, Ernest W. 353 Rhinelander, Oneida mgr. Oneida Hotel
Willett, Leslie H. 731 Rock Falls, Lincoln farmer
Williams, Agnes 474 Phelps, Vilas assistant general manager
Williams, Samuel J. 475 Boulder Junction, Vilas merchant and postmaster
Willis, R.M. 743 Starks, Oneida supt. L. Starks Co.
Wilson, C.A. 744 Vilas county Way Inn Resort
Winger, Martin 352 Hazelhurst, Oneida cement block manufacturor
Winnemann, M.D.,Frank A. 742 Merrill, Lincoln medical practice
Winter, Edward C. 733 Merrill, Lincoln meat business
Winters, William J. 529 Tripoli, Oneida postmaster
Wittman, M.D.,Adolph R. 734 Merrill, Lincoln medical practice
Wolfgram, Edward A. 359 Schoepke, Oneida sawmill, farm
Woodzicka, Fabian 363 Tomahawk Lake, Oneida Sunflower Boat Works
Woodzicka, Roman 362 Tomahawk Lake, Oneida Sunflower Cottage Resort
Wubker, Henry 351 Newbold, Oneida farmer, sawmill
Wurl, Anthony 744 Vilas County resort ofn Little Buckatabon Lake
Yenor, Charles E. 367 Minocqua, Oneida mgr. boat building Minocqua Lumber
Young, Edward C. 365 Cassian, Oneida Idle Wild Resort
Young, John P. 366 Pelican Lake, Oneida Resthaven Resort
Youngquist, Fred 477 Winchester, Vilas sawmill superintendent
Zander, Herman C. 367 Rhinelander Oneida Zander Bill Posting Service
Zastrow, August 514 Tomahawk, Lincoln carpenter, business man
Ziebell, August 729 Eagle River, Vilas lumber industry, farmer
Ziebell, Robert C. 476 Eagle River, Vilas farmer, butcher
Ziesemer, Otto 368 Three Lakes, Oneida mgr. Three Lakes Lumber & Supply Co.
Zimball, Herbert 730 Merrill, Lincoln garage business
Zimmerman, Emmet W. 504 Phelps, Vilas postmaster
Zimpelmann, Charles. 730 Eagle River, Vilas merchant
*Zimpelmann, John 476 Eagle River, Vilas retail employee, postmaster
*Zirzow, Charles 380 Pine Lake, Oneida Birchwood Lodge

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