William Walter Schlegelmilch[1]

Male 1894 - 1954  (60 years)


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  • Name William Walter Schlegelmilch  [2
    Born 10 Aug 1894  Erfurt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, birth registration, Erfurt, Thuringen, Deutschland, Civil Registration Office, Ilversgehofen
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, birth registration, Erfurt, Thuringen, Deutschland, Civil Registration Office, Ilversgehofen
    Parents: Father, Gustav Adolph Theodor Schlegelmilch;
    Mother, Auguste Henriette Thekla Louise (Linse) Schlegelmilch
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 25 Jul 1904  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    With his father, Gustav Schlegelmilch 
    Age: Prob. 11 
    Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch, Passenger List, 25 July 1904, arrival New York City, New York.   [SGA 02.]
    Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch, Passenger List, 25 July 1904, arrival New York City, New York. [SGA 02.]
    Gustav is listed alone, but with a total of 6 individuals.
    Census 1905  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1905 Wisconsin State Census 
    Age: Abt. 12 
    Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.    [SGA 03.]
    Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SGA 03.]
    Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch, his wife, Thekla Linse Schlegelmilch; their children: William, Selma, Carl, Iline Schlegelmilch.
    WWI Draft Reg. Card 5 Jun 1917  Precinct 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Registration Card No. 89 
    Age: Abt. 23 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, WWI Draft Registration Card, 5 Jun 1917, Precinct 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.   [SWW 01.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, WWI Draft Registration Card, 5 Jun 1917, Precinct 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 01.]
    Census 1920  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    1920 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 24 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.  [SWW 05.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1920 U. S. Federal Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 05.]
    William Walter; his wife, Edna Emma Jarosch Schlegelmilch; their two children: Donald W. and Harold K. Schlegelmilch
    Census 1930  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    1930 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 35 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.   [SWW 06.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1930 U. S. Federal Census, 9th Ward, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 06.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch; his wife, Edna Emma Jarosch Schlegelmilch; and, their children: Donald William, Harold Kenneth, and Beverly K. Schlegelmilch.
    Census 1940  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    1940 U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: Abt. 45 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, 605 Gilbert Street, 9th Ward in Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 07.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1940 U. S. Federal Census, 605 Gilbert Street, 9th Ward in Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 07.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch; his wife, Edna Emma Jarosch Schlegelmilch; their children: Donald W., Kenneth [Harold], and Beverly Lorraine Schlegelmilch.
    World War II Draft Registration Card 1942  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Serial No. 1800 
    Age: Abt. 48 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, WWII Draft Registration Card.  [SWW 03.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, WWII Draft Registration Card. [SWW 03.]
    City Directory 1954  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    City Directory, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin 
    Age: Abt.60 
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, 1954 City Directory of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin  [SWW 04.]
    William Walter Schlegelmilch, 1954 City Directory of Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin [SWW 04.]
    William Walter is listed as a Factory Worker with Wahls Trunk Factory, 601 Gilbert Ave., Eau Claire.
    Died 1 Sep 1954  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried Date Unknown  Lakeview Cemetery, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    William Walter Schlegelmilch and Edna Emma Jarosch Schlegelmilch Headstone
    William Walter Schlegelmilch and Edna Emma Jarosch Schlegelmilch Headstone
    Lakewood Cemetery, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. Find A Grave Memorial ID: 69056912
    Person ID I121  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2018 

    Father Gustav Adolph Theodor Schlegelmilch,   b. 10 Feb 1857, Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Auguste Henriette Thekla Louise Linse,   b. 28 Apr 1861, Erfurt, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F927  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edna Emma Jarosch,   b. 4 Mar 1896, Rock, Rock County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1952, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 17 Jul 1916  Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Children 
    +1. Donald W. , Sr. Schlegelmilch,   b. 2 Dec 1916, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1990, Chippewa Falls, Chippewa County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [Birth]
     2. Harold K. Schlegelmilch,   b. Abt. Dec 1919, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
     3. Beverly Lorraine Schlegelmilch,   b. Abt. 1925, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [Birth]
    Last Modified 30 Mar 2018 
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        After arrival in New York in 1904, the Schlegelmilch family moved to Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. In 1905, they participated in the first census in the United States. It was the 1905 Wisconsin State Census. In that Census, William is a 12 year old, white, single male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also both born in German and with whom he lives. There is no other information given for him. He also lives with three siblings: Selma, Carl, and Iline. The family lives in Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SGA 03.]
             In the 1917 WWI Draft Registration Card for William Walter Schlegelmilch, there is the following information:
      Name: William Walter Schlegelmilch
      Age: 23
      Home Address: 536 Mill Street, Eau Claire, WIS
      Date of Birth: August 10, 1894
      Citizen? Alien
      Where Were You Born: Erfurt, Germany
      Of What Country Are You a Citizen: Germany
      Present Occupation: Wood Worker
      By Whom employed: Pioneer Fur Co.
      Where: Eau Claire
      Dependents: Wife and one child
      Married or single: Married
      Race: Caucasian
      Military Service: None
      Do you claim exemption from draft? Yes, to support family.
      Signature: William Walter Schlegelmilch
      REGISTRAR'S REPORT
      Height: Short
      Body: Medium
      Eye Color: Blue
      Hair Color: Brown
      Bald: No [SWW 01.]
      Disabilities: Near sighted
             In the 1920 U. S. Federal Census, William Walter Schlegelmilch is a 24 year old, white, married male. He is married to Edna E. Jarosch. According to the record, William immigrated to the U. S. in 1905; according to other records in this compilation, he actually entered the U. S. in 1904. But he is considered an alien. William was born in Germany of parents who were also both born in Germany as well. His native language is German. Yet he reads, writes, and speaks English. He rents his home. William's occupation is that of carpenter in the refrigerator industry where he is an employer. William and Edna live at 311 Third Street, Ward 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. With them live two of their children: Donald W. and Harold K. Schlegelmilch. [SWW 05.]
             In the 1930 U. S. Federal Census, William Walter Schlegelmilch is a 35 year old, white, married male. He was born in Germany of parents who were also both born in Germany. His native language is German, but he reads, writes, and speaks English. He is married to Edna and they were first married when William was 21. William is not attending school.He owns his own home that is valued at $1,500. He does not live on a farm. William immigrated in 1904 and has submitted his first papers for naturalization. His occupation is that of trunk make in a trunk factory. His class of worker is that a wage or salary worker. He is employed. William lives with his wife, Edna, and three children: Donald, Kenneth, and Beverly. The family lives at 605 Gilbert Street, Ward 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 06.]
             In the 1940 U. S. Federal Census, William Walter Schlegelmilch is a 45 year old, white, married male. He is married to Edna Jarosch. He is not attending school or college, but he has completed the equivalent of 8th grade. William was born in Germany and is still considered an alien. He has lived in the same house since 1935, which is not on a farm. He owns his own home, which is at 605 Gilbert Street. The value of the home is approximately $2.500. William's occupation is that of laborer, who worked 40 hours in the week prior to the census. He worked 52 weeks in 1939. His salary is 200 per week and he has no other income sources. William lives with his wife, Edna, and three children (Donald, Kenneth [Harold], and Beverly) at 605 Gilbert, Ward 9, Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin. [SWW 07.]
             In the WWII Draft Registration Card, there is not a whole lots of information, but is somewhat interesting:
      Serial Number: 1800
      Name: William Walter Schlegelmilch
      Residence: 605 Gilbert St., Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wis.
      Mailing Address: Same
      Age: 47 years
      Place of Birth: does not know
      Country: Germany
      Telephone: None
      Date of Birth: Aug 10, 1894
      Name and Address of Person Who Will Always Know Your Address: Mrs. Edna Schlegelmilch, 605 Gilbert St. Eau Claire, Wis
      Employer's Name and Address: Wahl Trunk Co.
      Place of Employment or Business: Wahl Trunk Co., Randall St., Eau Claire, Wis.
      Signature: William w. Schlegelmilch [SWW 03.]



  • Sources 
    1. [S512] Donald W. Schlegelmilch, Sr., Wisconsin state death certificate 90 031342. [DWSsr 01.].

    2. [S8975] William Walter Schlegelmilch, WWI Draft Registration Card. (2005). Ancestry.com. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. [SWW 01.].

    3. [S8976] William Walter Schlegelmilch, Birth and Name Registration. (2016). Ancestry.com Erfurt, Germany, Births, 1874-1901 [database online. Lehi, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [SWW 02.].

    4. [S8986] Gustav Adolf Schlegelmilch, arrival. Year: 1904; Arrival: New York, New York; Microfilm Serial: 7715, 1897-1957; Microfilm Roll: Roll 0479; Line 18; Page Number: 113. [SGA 02.].

    5. [S8987] Gustav Adolph Theodor Schlegelmilch, household, 1905 Wisconsin State Census, Eau Claire County, City of Eau Claire, ward 9, sheet 2, Number of Family in Order of Visitation 26, Line 10: Roll: CSUSAWU1905_10. [SGA 03.].

    6. [S8988] William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1920 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, Eau Claire Ward 9, ED 131, SD 9, sheet 1B, family 19, dwelling 32; National Archives micropubliction T625, roll 1984. [SWW 05.].

    7. [S8989] William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1930 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, City of Eau Claire, ED 16, SD 4, sheet 8A, dwelling155, family 182: National Archives micropublication T626. [SWW 06.].

    8. [S8990] William Walter Schlegelmilch household, 1940 U. S. Census, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, City of Eau Claire, ED 18-17A. SD 9, sheet 18B, Number of Household in Order of Visitation 391,: National Archives micropublication m-t)627-4477. [SWW 07.].

    9. [S8981] William Walter Schlegelmilch, (2010). Ancestry.com. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 [database online]. Lehi, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [SWW 03.].

    10. [S8982] William Walter Schlegelmilch. (2011). Ancestry.com. City Directories, 1822-1995 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. [SWW 04.].

    11. [S8992] William Walter Schlegelmilch, death. (2015). Ancestry.com. Social Security aplications and claims Index, 1936-2007 [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc. [SWW 08.].

    12. [S8993] William Walter Schlegelmilch, burial. (2012). Ancestry.com. Find A Grave Index, 1600s-current [database online]. Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc. Find A Grave Memorial ID 69065878. [SWW 09.].

    13. [S8985] Edna Emma Jarosch - William Walter Schlegelmilch marriage, from Engelking/Hanson family Genealogical Compilation, Jeremy Hanson, compiler, Ancestry.com, 28 Mar 2018. [JE 03.].


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