Thursday, June 26, 2008


The picture was taken before 1920. It shows Dinah Davies with her children Thomas W and Mary Ann Davies Camp. Dinah was born in Wales in 1825 and died in 1920. She is buried in First Springwater with her husband William W. Davies who was born September 27, 1819 and died April 2, 1893. Thomas was a teacher and principal in Manitowoc. He was born about 1866 and married Katherine and had two daughters. Mary Ann Davies married Willard Camp in 1889 in Dover, Minnesota. Mary Ann was born April 19, 1856 in Berlin and died June 13, 1920. She divorced Willard Camp. Around the turn of the century (1900) she was a dressmaker in Wild Rose and went to North Dakota for a season. She had a son Welcome and two other children who died young. You will notice that Dinah is in a wheelchair. Mary Ann Camp lived on Maple Avenue at one time and at 538 Wisconsin Avenue another time.

Wild Rose Legion Baseball Team


This is the 1961 Wild Rose Legion Baseball team. Back row: David Sommer, Dick Anderson, Ted Steinke, Nelson Clark, Dick Jensen, Glenn Murty- Manager. Front row: Nelson Lehman, Chuck Brownlow, Dennis Thompson, Danny Christensen.

Wild Rose Methodist Youth Choir


This picture was taken about 1955 in the old Wild Rose Methodist Church. You can see part of the sanctuary in the backround. Back row: Rev. Richard Noble, Joan Fisher Attoe-Choir Director, Mae Abbott Songe-Accompanist. 3rd Row: Karen Pilz Cartwright, Rosemary Smith Fahebach, Pam Anderson, Jean Brownlow Sherman. 2nd Row: Michael Anderson, Nancy Caves Siewert, Louise Leuthold Williams, Colleen Colligan Sommer. Front Row: Christine Colligan Lauritzen, Daniel Colligan, Charles Brownlow, Donald Caves.