ODay, Lincoln Co., Wisconsin

Donated by: Chris Barney; Contributed by Margaret Fauerbach

(granddaughter of Margaret & Leslie Willett)

 

1915 Map of O'Day

(Click to enlarge)

 

Post Office History

 

Established: 22 March. 1910

Discontinued: 15 April 1912, mail to Merrill

Location: NW-1/4, Section 19, T33N R6E, Rock Falls Township

(Present-day location; on STH 107, near CTH E, on the Wisconsin River)

 

Postmaster History With Appointments Dates

Margaret Willett 22 March 1910 to term***

***served to closing of office.

 

This information provided by the Wisconsin Postal History Society 10 February 2008

 

Bridge across Wisconsin River  --- O'Day, Wis. 1910

 

 Back side of post card from up above.

A rural postoffice in Rock Falls township, Lincoln County, 14 miles from Merrill, the county seat and the nearest banking point, and 6 1/2 from Irma, its shipping point. Margaret Willett, postmaster and hotel.

--Source: Polk's Wisconsin State Gazetteer & Business Directory - 1913

 

Additional Information

 

Letter on O'Day

Photos of Willett family

Bio: Willett, Leslie H. (History - b 1862)

 

 

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