Category Archives: Church

Churches: St. Alban’s History

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St.Alban’s Church History   see also         ChristmasAt St. Alban’s Church 1876          St. Alban’s 40th Anniversary         St. Alban’s doesn’t have batsin its belfry

Churches: Christmas at St. Alban’s 1876

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Christmas At St. Alban’s Church 1876 Photo Source: Recollections from the Past:Sussex, Wisconsin, Presented by Farmers & Merchants Bank, August 4, 1972     St. Alban’s Churchpresented so unusual and pleasing an appearance in the interior at the joyfulfestival of Christmas, that it deserves more than a passing notice. In addition to the usual evergreen decorations, the wallsof the scared edifice… Read more »

Churches: St. Alban’s Bats

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  St. Alban’s doesn’t have bats in its belfry Oct 17 2000 12:00AM  By Fred H. Keller StaffWriter Church photo below added May 15,2005 Mike Reilly Recently, the 12-year sexton of St. Alban’s Episcopal Churchgave this reporter a conducted tour of the 125-year-old St. Alban’s bell tower. In the climb up the interior of the bell tower, particularattention was paid to… Read more »

Buildings: Churches: Sussex Methodist Episcopal / United Methodists

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Sussex United Methodist Church began without a steeple By Fred Keller Sussex Sun, Posted: March 19, 2008 Sussex, Lisbon and Lannon churches can be divided into two categories: historic ones founded in the 19th century and the latecomers of the 20th century. One of the historic standouts is also one of the oldest, Sussex United Methodist Church at N63 W23523… Read more »

Churches: St. Alban’s 40th Anniversary Sermon

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  From the Wisconsin State Historical Society’s digital collection: History of Sussex church historical society paper Waukesha Freeman October 8,1934 The Fortieth Anniversary of the Organization of St. Alban’s Parish, Sussex, Wis. With a Sermon Preached on that Occasion by the Rev. William Adams, D.D., Of Nahotah, Wisconsin. Beaver Dam, WI: 1882. Our Harvest Home service this year was appointed… Read more »

Buildings: Churches: Presbyterian

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Lisbon Presbyterian Church gets ready for 165th celebration by Fred H. Keller Posted: Living Sussex Sun, Dec. 13, 2011 The Lisbon Presbyterian Church has been known as the United Lisbon Presbyterian Church. The pioneers also called it the Sixteen Church through the 1940s because of the 1844 development of the Lisbon District #5 School or adjacent School Section 16 School… Read more »

Buildings: Churches: Luthern Evangelical Church

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Lutheran Evangelical Church   Source: Recollections from the Past: Sussex,Wisconsin, Presented by Farmers & Merchants Bank, August 4, 1972 The church (Zion Evangelical Church aka German Evangelical Zion Church) was organized October 25, 1888. The church was completed in 1889. The parish was then served by the pastors from Brookfield and Menomonee Falls. From 1890-1898 it was served by pastors… Read more »

Newspapers: Wedding Announcements & Reporting

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Before the grand white wedding, there was the simple ceremony in one’s home with family and few friends. There were brown dresses, green, blue, even black, since one’s wedding dress served double duty as a special-occasion gown and one’s ‘Sunday best.’ Brides wore so many different colors, a rhyme popped up with a fate for each color. Not until the… Read more »

Newspapers: Wedding Anniversary Announcements & Reporting

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  Wedding Anniversary Announcements & Reporting  Compiled and transcribed by Michael R. Reilly Updated 04/20/2005 Lake Five – Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Loew celebratedtheir silver wedding anniversary Sunday. Waukesha Freeman, Thursday, December22, 1910 Golden Wedding – Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hawes A half century of married life of Mr. and Mrs.Fred Hawes was celebrated at their beautiful farm home in… Read more »