"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.


Stypczyski, Alex a prominent citizen of the village of Three Lakes, Oneida County, where he is engaged in the blacksmith and wood-working business in association with his father, was born in Poland, Aug. 1, 1874, son of John and Wanda (EBEL) STYPCZYSKI. In April 1884, when he was in his tenth year, he accompanied his parents to the United States, the family locating first in Princeton, Wis., and later in Oshkosh, then in 1886 coming with them to what is now the town of Three Lakes, Oneida County, where they settled on 80 acres of land and began farming. While in Oshkosh he attended St. Vincent School, having previously gone to school for a year in Princeton, and on relinquishing his studies he began to learn the blacksmith's trade, having ever since been associated with his father in that line of industry and also in the building of wagons, sleighs and buggies. For a number of years he has taken an active and useful part in the affairs of local government; his public service includes two years as chairman of the town board, during which time he was a member of the county board; several years as town clerk, and nine years as clerk of the school board. He has also been one of the most active workers for the new high school and the electric light service, and has been a strong advocate for good roads, having the reputation of a progressive citizen in everything relating to the welfare and betterment of the village and county. Mr. STYPCZYSKI was married in Three Lakes, Sept. 28, 1904, to Mary CYGIELSKI, daught of Theo and Rosa CYGIELSKI of Three Lakes, and of this marriage six children have been born as follows: Irene, Sept. 29, 1905; Helen, Feb. 24 1907; Florence, Feb. 14, 1909; Edmond, June 30, 1910; Leo, April 11, 1912; and Eugene, Dec. 2, 1919.

Transcribed by Susan Swanson, from pages 420, History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin; Compiled by George O. Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others 1924, H. C. Cooper, Jr. & Co

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