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All gazetteers are available
in the collections
of the State Historical
Society of Wisconsin.

 

 

WISCONSIN GAZETTEERS:
ALTO, WISCONSIN

Town of Alto, Fond du Lac County

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1895-96

ALTO
In Alto township, Fon [sic] du Lac county, 21 miles southwest of Fon [sic] du Lac, the county seat, and 6 from Waupun, its nearest banking and shipping point. Population, 100. Mail, daily. Henry De Groat, postmaster.

Alto Cornet Band.
Boon [sic] John, blacksmith.
Bruins Miss Mina, music teacher.
De Groat Henry, General Store.
Duitman John, barber.
Duitman John L, wagonmaker.
Duitman Luther, blacksmith.
Duitman Wm, harness and shoemaker.
Eikhof, Rev C.
Hagens John H, general store.
Harlimk, Rev. H.
Hinkamp Fred, painter.
Readeker J H, justice of peace.
Sleyster R, creamery.
Zolelner George, flour mill.

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1903-04

ALTO
Population 125. In Alto township, Fond du Lac county, 22 miles southwest of Fobd du Lac, the county seat, and 6 from Waupun, the nearest banking and shipping point. Has Christian, Congregational and Dutch Reformed churches. Stage daily to Brandon. Telephone connection. Mail daily. John E. De Groot, postmaster.

Alto Creamery Co.
Boom John, blacksmith.
Boom H W, justice of peace.
De Bore Rev J M.
DE GROOT HENRY & SON, Genl Store.
Duitman Luther, blacksmith.
Hagens John H, general store.
Hinkamp Fred, painter.
Lumkes Rev J M.
Sleyster R, creamery.
Titum Rev J H (Presbyterian)
Zoelemer [sic] George, flour mill.

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1915-16

ALTO
A discontinued postoffice in Fond du Lac county, 22 miles southwest of Fond du Lac, the county seat, and 6 from Waupun, the nearest banking and shipping point, whence mail is supplied by rural delivery.

Alto Creamery Co
DuVenn M, general store
Zoellner F, flour mill

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1917-18

ALTO
A discontinued postoffice in Fond du Lac county, 22 miles southwest of Fond du Lac, the county seat, and 6 from Waupun, the nearest banking and shipping point, whence mail is supplied by rural delivery.

Alto Creamery Co
DuVenn M, general store
Zoeliner F, flour mill

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1919-20

ALTO
A discontinued postoffice in Fond du Lac county, 22 miles southwest of Fond du Lac, the judicial seat, and 6 from Waupun, the nearest banking and shipping point, whence mail is supplied by rural delivery.

Alto Creamery Co
Alto Telephone Co
Duitman Edwin, general store
Duven Matthew, general store
Rens Matt, hemp mill

 

WISCONSIN STATE GAZETTEER, 1925-26

ALTO
A discontinued postoffice in Fond du Lac county, 22 miles southwest of Fond du Lac, the county seat, and 6 from Waupun, the nearest banking and shipping point, whence mail is supplied by rural delivery.

Alto Creamery Co
Alto Telephone Co
Rens Matt Hemp Co, hemp fibre


Last updated 6/5/1999

This site represents an ongoing project to document the history of the town of Alto. If you have information to share, please contact Bob Schuster by email at rmschust@facstaff.wisc.edu or at 6020 Kristi Circle, Monona, Wisconsin 53716, (608) 221-1421.