Clay Banks History
High Clay Banks. Sailors used them as sailing landmarks.
Set off from Town of Forestville in Feb 1859. First town meeting held April 1859 at Prescott’s Boarding House.
W. H. WARREN Sr. from New York-farmer and surveyor;
William HELMHOLZ from Germany-farmer. (Both came in 1855).
New Englanders, German, Norwegian..
Farming, Lumbering, Sawmills..
(1) HITT Sawmill and Lumber, Proprietor: HITT (father of Charles), (1863?-1873).
(2) Eagle Hotel, Proprietor: Charles HITT (born in New York), (1875-?).
(3) PAARMANN Merchantile Business, Proprietor: F. PARRMANN (born in Germany, lived in Ahnapee, Kewaunee Co.), (Fall 1876-?),
Location: Town of Clay Banks.
SOME FAMILIES ASSOCIATED WITH TOWN:
HELMHOLZ, HITT, PAARMANN, PRESCOTT, SCHUYLER, TUFTS, WARREN.
MORE TOWN OF CLAY BANKS PEOPLE-Biographies found in: History of Northern Wisconsin-1881
HITT, Charles I. (proprietor Eagle Hotel, Clay Banks)
PAARMANN, F. (merchant & Postmaster, Clay Banks)
SCHUYLER, Albert J. (veterinary surgeon & farmer, PO Clay Banks)
TUFTS, James (proprietor of saw-mill & pier, Clay Banks)
WARREN, W. H. Sr. (farmer & surveyor, PO Horns Pier)