August J Stabe

Born: January 10, 1859

AUGUST J. STABE was born in Germany, January 10, 1859, the son of William Stabe. At the age of twenty he came to America with his mother settling at Brooklyn, N. Y., from where they moved to Rhinebeck, a city on the Hudson, below Albany, N.Y. In 1880 Mr. Stabe moved westward and settled at Appleton, Outagamie County. May 15, 1882, he married Amelia Kratska, of Seymour, Wis. Eight children, five girls and three boys, were born to this union. One, a girl, died in infancy. Mrs. Stabe passed away January 8, 1910. Her remains are buried in the old Antigo cemetery. Mr. Stabe is a mason by trade. He began his trade while in Albany, N. Y. The Stabe family moved to Antigo in 1894. Ten years before then Mr. Stabe had contract work in Antigo. He is a charter member of the Beavers, President of Local No. 25 since 1918, and I. U. of M. B. & P., a delegate to the Central Labor Union. He has built many of the schools in Langlade County, including the Malcolm, Kennedy, Elton, and other district schools.

Source: p.307 History of Langlade County Wisconsin Dessureau. Berner Bros. Publishing CO. 1922.