Chrysostom Verwyst, Wisconsin Pioneer Missionary   Search the Chrysostom Verwyst, Wisconsin Pioneer Missionary Database For Your Genealogy. Build Your Family Tree While Discovering Your Genealogy.
HOME STATE RECORDS CENSUS RECORDS VITAL RECORDS ANCESTRY.COM





 CHRYSOSTOM VERWYST, WISCONSIN PIONEER MISSIONARY

Click The Link to Access This Database:
Chrysostom Verwyst, Wisconsin Pioneer Missionary

Narrative of the life and experiences of a Catholic missionary in Wisconsin

Description

Emigrating in 1848 from North Brabant, Holland at the age of seven, Chrysostom Verwyst arrived at the port of Boston and eventually made his way to Wisconsin. This database is a narrative written by him and originally published in 1916. It contains his account of settling in Brown County, attending Catholic seminary near Milwaukee during the Civil War, and joining the Franciscan order in 1883. Chronicling his pastoral travels, it provides descriptions of such communities as New London, Keshena, Hudson, Seneca, Duluth, and Superior. Additionally, it recounts a variety of festive celebrations and agricultural practices. For those Ancestry.com patrons attempting to better understand the life of Midwest Catholics in the nineteenth century, this can be a helpful narrative.
RELATED DATABASES
 •  E. S. Seymour, Sketches of Minnesota  Collection of sketches describing Minnesota as the "New England of the West."
 •  Wisconsin Births, 1820-1907  Birth index created by the state for Wisconsin from 1820 to 1907.
 •  Conquerors of the West: Stalwart Mormon Pioneers, Vols. 1-2  
 •  Wisconsin Marriages, 1835-1900  Marriage records from various counties in Wisconsin between 1835 and 1900.
 •  Minnie Carrigan, Captured by the Indians  Recollections by a Minnesota pioneer of capture by Indians
 •  David A. Shaw, California As Seen by a Pioneer  Narrative of the building of California as told through the eyes of a pioneer
 •  Judge Benjamin Hayes, California Diary  Pioneer notes from the diaries of Judge Benjamin Hayes, 1849-1875.
 •  Frank Moore, Reminiscences of St. Paul, Minnesota  Reminiscences of Pioneer Days in St. Paul from the perspective of a newspaper writer.
 •  Virginia Colonial Soldiers  Listing of over 6000 men who served in the colonial militia of Virginia
 •  Halifax District, Nova Scotia Census, 1901: Halifax City  An extraction of census records for the Halifax District of Nova Scotia in 1901.





This site is a member of Ancestry.com, Inc.