Bio: Kallock, George W. (History - b 1825)

Poster: Crystal Wendt



Surnames: Kallock, Cooper, Beaumont

---Transcribed from pages 438-450 "History of Northern Wisconsin" - Biographical Sketches

George W. Kallock, Lincoln House, Merrill, came to Wisconsin in 1840, and settled at Waukesha. He lived there until 1849, making occasional trips to the pineries, and working at Grand Rapids in 1844. He began keeping hotel at Little Bull in 1849, and remained there until the fall of 1852. He then went on a farm and remained until 1857, on what was afterward known as the McIndoe place. He sold out and went again to Little Bull, and kept hotel on year; then moved across the river, and kept hotel in Mosinee a year. He then moved to Jenny, and took charge of a store and boarding-house belonging to B. F. Cooper. The following fall, he moved to Wausau and bought a farm, and later went to Buena Vista, where his wife died, in the winter of 1861. He married a second time, in September, 1862; then he farmed for two years in the town of Almond. Thence he went to Jenny in the hotel business, and then went to Plover, Portage Co., and kept the Empire House for one year; from there to Wausau, in the hotel know as the Cramer House, which burned down. From there he moved to De Pere, and kept the National House for sixteen months. From there to Chilton, in the same business, two years; from there to Plymouth; from there to Princeton for one year; from there to Jenny for six months; then to Wausau in the Marathon House; from there he came to Jenny, in the Lincoln House for five years, where may still be found the genial host. He was born in New Brunswick, Dec. 15, 1825. His wife’s maiden name was E. A. Beaumont. She is a native of England.



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