KSGENWEB INTERNET GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY COPYRIGHT NOTICE: In keeping with the KSGenWeb policy of providing free information on the Internet, this data may be used by non-commercial entities, as long as this message remains on all copied materiel. These electronic pages cannot be reproduced in any format for profit or other gain. Copying of the files within by non-commercial individuals and libraries is encouraged. Any other use, including publication, storage in a retrieval system, or transmission by electronic, mechanical, or other means requires approval of the file's author.
The following transcription is from a 750 page book titled "Genealogical and Biographical Record of North-Eastern Kansas, dated 1900. These have been diligently transcribed and generously contributed by Penny R. Harrell, please give her a very big Thank You for her hard work!
William Hauber is a native of Indiana, his birth having occurred in Clark county on the 31st of October, 1838. His parents, Frederick and Barbara (Fiechter) Hauber, were both natives of Baden, Germany, where they spent their youth and were married. In 1835 they crossed the Atlantic to the new world, landing at New Orleans, after a voyage of forty days. Thence they proceeded up the Mississippi and Ohio rivers, taking up their abode in Jeffersonville, Indiana, but in 1840 removed to Andrew county, Missouri, and in 1857 became the residents of Brown county, Kansas.
The father pre-empted one hundred and sixty acres of land in Hiawatha township and continued its cultivation until his death, which occurred in 1887, when he was seventy-seven years of age. His birth occurred in 1810. His first wife died in Missouri in 1848, and he afterward married Catherine Hoffman. William Hauber, of this review, was only two years of age when taken by his parents to Andrew county, Missouri, and since his nineteenth year he has resided in Kansas.
He has therefore been a witness of much of the wonderful progress that has been characteristic in the development of this section of the commonwealth and has given an active support to the many measures which he believed to be for the public good.
When the country became involved in the Civil War he joined the Union Army in August, 1862, and was assigned to Company E, Thirty-fifth Missouri Infantry, under Colonel Samuel A. Foster. This regiment was ordered to Arkansas and participated in the battle of Arkansas Post and Duvall's Bluff. Later he took part in the sieges of Fort Pemberton and Vicksburg and the battle of Helena, Arkansas, after which it was ordered to Little Rock, Arkansas, where Mr. Hauber remained until June, 1865, when the war having ended, he received an honorable discharge.
His two brothers, John and Charles, who were members of the Thirteenth Kansas Infantry, died while in the service. After being mustered out, Mr. Hauber, of this review, returned to Brown county, Kansas, and began farming. In 1868 he purchased railroad lands to the amount of one hundred acres and began to improve the property, transforming the wild tract into rich and fertile fields. He added to his farms in Hiawatha and Mission townships from time to time until his landed possessions aggregated three hundred and eight acres, which constitutes one of the valuable farming properties of the locality.
He has made excellent improvements upon the place, including the erection of a beautiful residence and splendid barns and outbuildings. He is also engaged in the raising of hogs and cattle, and in both branches of his business has met with good success, for he conducts his business with energy and in a most capable manner.
In 1870 occurred the marriage of Mr. Hauber and Miss Lizzie Maylott, a daughter of John and Catherine (Meishenheimer) Maylott, of a prominent old family of Brown county. They now have seven children, all sons, namely: John F., George E., Martin H., Daniel C., Oscar, Walter B. and Charles L.
Mr. Hauber is a member of Hiawatha Post, No. 130, G. A. R.,
and his faithful service when he "wore the blue" was but an indication of the
fidelity which has characterized his discharge of all the duties of citizenship
that devolved upon him. He is known as an industrious, honorable
representative of the agricultural interests of Brown county, and one of the
most respected adopted sons of the United States.
Last update: Friday, July 18, 2003 20:22:22
The Digital Library of the KSGenWeb is a non-commercial entity dedicated to free access to records of genealogical value. All documents contained herein may be freely copied for personal and library use, as long as the KSGenWeb Statement of Use remains attached. These records may not be published in any format, including electronic (web pages or CD's) and print, without prior written consent of the contributor. In order to insure continued free access, violators of this policy will be vigorously pursued.
We invite all contributions of transcribed records with genealogical value. This could range from wills and letters from your personal family records to indexes of your county's marriage records. There are many, many more examples, of course. Anything you have that you are willing to contribute will be gratefully accepted. For more information, contact Kenneth Thomas, KSGenWeb Digital Library Coordinator at email@example.com.
We also accept any non-copyrighted printed materials that you have access to and would like to see transcribed and placed on-line. If the material is copyrighted and you are the copyright holder, please include written permission for use by The KSGenWeb Digital Library. These may be mailed to Kenneth Thomas, 26 Circle Dr., Windsor, MO 65360-1610.
DIGITAL LIBRARY PAGE
KSGENWEB HOME PAGE
PAGE for KANSAS STATE LIBRARY
An Extra special thanks to Blue Skyways, Home page for Kansas State Library, for donating space for the many KSGenWeb pages.
Page Design, HTML Coding and Layout -
Copyrightę1998-2004 by Kenneth Thomas, All Rights Reserved.
The KSGenWeb Project logo Copyrightę1996-2004 by Tom & Carolyn Ward, All Rights Reserved.
For the limited use of the KSGenWeb Project. Permission is granted for use only on an Official KSGenWeb Project page.
The Official USGenWeb Project logo designed by Linda Cole.