Person:Peter Goehl (1)

  • F.  Conrad Goehl (add)
  • M.  Elizabeth Ryder (add)
  1. Henry C. Yale1864 - 1935
  2. Peter Paul Goehl1871 - 1930
  • HPeter Paul Goehl1871 - 1930
  • W.  Hannah Gruchow (add)
  1. Henry F. Goehl1901 - 1989
Facts and Events
Name Peter Paul Goehl
Gender Male
Birth[1] 4 Mar 1871 Stoney Brook, Jefferson, Wisconsin, United States
Death[1] 25 Feb 1930 Milton (township), Rock, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton Junction Telephone
    February 27, 1930.

    Falling backward onto the cement floor of his barn after being kicked by a cow, Peter Goehl, 59, leading dairyman of this section and president of the Janesville Pure Milk association, was killed instantly at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25, at his farm one mile south of Milton Junction on the Janesville road. The accident occurred while Mr. Goehl was showing a cow to his son Harold and a neighbor, E. P. Coon.
    Mr. Goehl was a member of the ways and means committee of the Pure Milk association; an active member of the Farm Bureau and of Milton Grange.
    He also became a leader of the movement which resulted in the organization of the milk producers association. He contributed generously of his time and means to secure cooperation among dairy farmers and was prominent in the crisis of January 1929 when he represented the Janesville local in meeting the Chicago dealers.
    Peter Paul Goehl was born at Stoney Brook, 4 miles south of Waterloo, March 4, 1871, the youngest son of Conrad and Elizabeth Ryder Goehl. At his death, Mr. Goehl lacked seven days of his 59th birthday.
    Mr. Goehl operated the homestead until March 1913 when he sold and moved the family to Milton Junction.
    He leaves to mourn, his wife, Emma Goehl and six children by a previous marriage: Harold A., Milton; Henry F. of Edgerton; Mrs. Dan Breen of Chicago. Ill.; Lydia of Battle Creek, Mich.;Mrs. Herman Haberman of Waterloo, Wis.; and Donald at home. Horace H. preceded him in death, Oct 13, 1928. He also leaves 7 grandchildren, one sister, Mrs. Fred McPherson of Lemon, S. Dak.; 3 brothers, Conrad of Waterloo; Charles of Evansville, and Henry of Milton Junction. A brother Albert and sister Mary passed away several years ago.
    Peter Goehl was a faithful member of the St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran church, Janesville. He was a kind father, and a loving husband who will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends.
    Funeral services will be held in the home at 2 p.m. Friday and in St. Peter Lutheran church, Janesville, at 2:30, the Rev. H. C. Rex officiating. Burial will be in the Milton cemetery.