"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.


Habersaat, Louis of Pelican Lake, Oneida County, who for a number of years has been connected with the lumber industry, and has also owned and operated farm property, was born in Oshkosh, Wis., Oct. 26, 1865, on of Didlow and Mary (HENDRICKSON) HABERSAAT. It was in the previous years that his parents had come to this country from Denmark, settling on a farm near Oshkosh, where they remained subsequently for 14 years. In 1878 they moved to Waupaca County, this state, where Didlow HABERSTAAT owned several farms. He is now living retired in Waupaca. He and his wife had seven children: Louis, subject of this sketch; Hans, who died in 1907; Amanda, now Mrs. John JENSON of Waupaca; Mary, who is married and resides in Waupaca; Henry, a farmer in Waupaca County; Lillie, deceased; and Gena, who is married to Mr. FREDERICKS and lives in Chicago. Louis HABERSAAT as a boy acquired his education in district school in Winnebago and Waupaca counties and remained at home with his parents until 19 yeas of age. In 1884 he went to Parrish, now in Langlade County, where he was employed one year by the Brooks & Ross Lumber County. He then went from there to Elcho in the same county and there, or in that vicinity, he was engaged for about 12 years in the logging business. In 1897 Mr. HABERSAAT came to Pelican Lake, and for three years was a dealer in horses. He then resumed logging and in the latter business and in farming he has since spent his time, owning several different farms. He has also taken an intelligent interest in the affairs of the community in which he lived and while in Langlade County served six years on the school board of his district. He was married May 23, 1901, in Antigo, Wis., to Rose KANEIZAL, and of this union three children have been born: Jermain, Jan. 23, 1902, now Mrs. John PALUBITSKI, her husband being a farmer in the town of Schoepke, Oneida County; Louis Jr., born Aug. 23, 1904, residing at Pelican Lake; and Lillian, born Feb. 10, 1907, who lives with her sister, Mrs. PALUBITSKI.

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