Husband: Willis Knowles Armitage (1 2 3 4)
Born: Jan 1851 in Wisconsin
Married:
Died: Apr 1912 in Christie, Clark, Wisconsin
Father: Joseph Albert Armitage
Mother: >>>
Spouses:
Wife: Sussanah (5)
Born: Jan 1849 in New York
Died: 1926 in Christie, Clark, Wisconsin (6)
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): Willis Josiah Armitage, Jr (7 8 9 10 11)
Born: Oct 1881 in Wisconsin (12)
Died:
Spouses: Della O. Beelar
02 (M): Bruce Armitage (13 14 15 16)
Born: Apr 1890 in Wisconsin
Died: 1950 (17)
Spouses: Eleanore Schummel
Additional Information

Willis Knowles Armitage:

Notes:

1900 census shows Willis's parents were both born in England.

News: Christie, (23 Jul 1907)
Laurel Bragstad
laurel715@att.net
Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 7/25/07
W.K. Armitage bought him a new Thomas hay loader yesterday.

Footnotes
  1. Census, Federal - 1900 - Clark Co, WI, Weston, Ancestryp. 14 of 20.
  2. Clark Co., WI Internet Library, ALHN & AHGP website (http://wvls.lib.wi.us/ClarkCounty/clark.htm).

    News: Christie (10 Jun 1907)

    Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 6/13/1907

    BAD ACCIDENT AT CHRISTIE

    A Score of Men Injured Raising at W. Wilson’s -- Frame Falls in Wind Storm -- Som Serious Cases -- Other News

    Christie, June 10 -- A terrible accident happened at the frame barn raising at Will Wilson’s last Tuesday, there were about twenty-five men up on the building putting up rafters. Between three and four o’clock a severe gust of wind came up and carried building, men and all to the ground.

    Among the injured were Sol Barrett, ribs broken; Alvert Nels, ankle broken; Louis Barton, arm broken; Harry Campbell, shoulder crushed; James Shaw, hips broken and both legs injured; Howard Begley, head and face cut; Eddie Begley, stunned and head cut; Wm. Tourville, legs jammed; Frank Zickert, head cut; Joh Dittman, stunned and bruised; Fred Wendt jumped a long distance and injured his feet and legs; Len Shaw’s back was hurt; Albert Barton had a gash cut on his head; Earl Robinson, a shaking up; Ben Timerson, a gash cut on the leg and bone bruised Jerome Shaw, one leg hurt; W.K. Armitage, a bump on top of head, gash cut in forehead and gash in cheek; Rudolph Lukow, bruised; Emil Josse, bruised has been quite bad, lying in a stupor, his brain being injured but is getting better. James Shaw is at the Conroy hospital. There is hope of his recovery.

    Mr. Wilson has a bee today of about a dozen men to pick up the ruins and get them so they can get to framing the barn timbers again.


    The colt W.K. Armitage bought recently weighed 1250 instead of 1150 as stated in these items.

    Joe Chase and wife and W.J. Armitage, wife and son Lisle visited at Mat Schafer’s last Sunday.


    Mrs. Anton Bredeson and Mrs. John Heggesta of Greenwood visited at Emil Josse’s last Thursday. They came down to see Emil Josse and Ben Timerson who were injured at the barn raising at Wilson’s.

    There was a plowing and stump digging bee for Willis J. Armitage last Thursday. There were about three acres of new ground broken up and a good many stumps dug. He is putting in four acres of corn.



    Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 9/19/1907
    Mr. and Mrs. W.K. Armitage and Mrs. C. Broker and Ervin Young visited at Mat Schafer’s last Sunday.

  3. Ibid., News: Christie (8 Jan 1907).

    News: Christie (8 Jan 1907)

    Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 1/17/1907

    W.K. Armitage is receiving a visit from his nephew, Wayne Tremain, of Oconomowoc.

  4. Ibid., News: Christie (25 Apr 1912).

    On account of the rain last Sunday, Rev. Bastow did not get down to preach the memorial sermon for W.K. Armitage, as was intened. In all probability it will be given the 5th of May.

    [posted on 25 Jul 2013]

  5. Census, Federal - 1900 - Clark Co, WI, Weston, Ancestry p. 14 of 20.
  6. Clark Co., WI Internet Library, ALHN & AHGP website (http://wvls.lib.wi.us/ClarkCounty/clark.htm), posted on Updates: 3 Dec 2013.

    News: Greewood (25Mar1926)

    Rev. T.O. Thompson conducted the funeral of Susanna Armitage of Christie on Sunday. In spite of the bad roads there was a large attendance. Burial was made in Neillsville.

  7. Filice, Almeda letter.
  8. Census, Federal - 1910 - Clark Co, WI, Weston, ED # 40, sheet 2A (Ancestry p. 3 of 17).
    (20 Apr 1910)
  9. Census, Federal - 1900 - Clark Co, WI, Weston, Ancestry p. 14 of 20.
  10. Census, Federal - 1920 - Clark Co, WI, Weston ED #35, sheet 2A (Ancestry p. 3 of 18).
  11. Dorothy Denison, Email 31Jul 2007.

    My records show Willis Josiah

  12. Census, Federal - 1900 - Clark Co, WI, Weston, Ancestry p. 14 of 20.
  13. Ibid., Ancestry p. 14 of 20.
  14. Clark Co., WI Internet Library, ALHN & AHGP website (http://wvls.lib.wi.us/ClarkCounty/clark.htm), new: Christie (19 Sep 1907).

    Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 9/19/1907


    Bruce Armitage drove to Colby last Saturday to visit friends a couple of days.

  15. Ibid., News: Christie (18 Feb 1907).

    News: Christie (18 Feb 1907)

    Source: Greenwood Gleaner (Greenwood, Clark County, WI) 2/21/1907

    Lon Brown helped Bruce Armitage cut some rock elm logs for Willis J. Armitage last Wednesday and Bruce delivered them to C. Northup’s saw mill getting $15 a thousand.

  16. Ibid., News: Christie (31 Mar 1910).

    Quite an accident happened to Bruce Armitage last Tuesday while hauling sawdust from C. Northup's mill. The seat slid off in front, throwing him behind the horses, one wheel running on to the calf of his leg, and then backing off. He gets around on crutches a little but is unable to work.

  17. Ibid., 1/12/2011.

    (She)was married to the late Bruce Armitage. They farmed in the Town of Weston until the death of her husband in 1950

    [see wife's obituary]

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