William Bramwell Sizer Diaries
November 1895

Milwaukee County Police Department

These diaries are a mixture of work and family affairs of William Bramwell Sizer. William was on the Milwaukee Police Department and a member of the Sherman Street Methodist Episcopal Church, later transferring their membership to Kingsley Methodist Episcopal Church and died in 1916. The diaries give a pretty good view of life in the years involved. The diaries were given to me for presentation on this site by family members see contributors page.

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New building, rear 1424 Center. New Building 25th and Concordia.

New building, 2101 Center.

Fred Sinnar, Keefe Ave. between 23rd and and 24th. 9 children, oldest 19 yrs., youngest 1 yr. and 4 months old. 4 children are at 1024-26 - 24 1/2 St. with Stoll's family. Others are with neighbors, Adolph Zinner, 15 yrs. old says they have enough provisions for the winter.There are 3 lots with house and barn and $700.00 debts on the place. Mrs. Strelow. 1617 - Hoplins says the children have no clothes to keep them warm.

Icy and snowy walks at: NW cor. 16th and Wright, NW cor. 17th and Write, West side of Teutonia - 3rd lot south of Center, 1 lot between 18th and 119th on Wright, and NE cor. 20th and Wright.

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