Halquist Quarry was started by John Halquist 1929. He reopened an abandoned water filled quarry north of here. Original owner was Sussex-Lisbon pioneer James Weaver. Stone was quarried as early as 1839-'41. 1860's saw John Ready open big . . . — — Map (db m43609) HM
Thomas Weaver, born Oct. 1, 1822, Sussex, England. Sailed to New York, 1830 with parents, James & Elizabeth. Came to Lisbon 1837. Tom married Betty Craven April 7, 1847, had 10 children. Home built 1860's. Called “Flowery Lawn Home.” Tom . . . — — Map (db m70017) HM
First school in Lisbon-Sussex was built possibly as early as 1839 no later than 1841, by George Elliot, using stone from James Weaver’s nearby quarry (presently Halquist’s). Earliest school commissioners David Bonham, Sherman Botsford, & R. Blount . . . — — Map (db m43610) HM
Lisbon District #4 School was organized February 1, 1844. In March, 1847, a log school building was built east of this property at a cost of $300, including a fence around it.
This new one-room cream brick structure was completed in November of . . . — — Map (db m43608) HM
The Town of Lisbon was once part of Wayne County (Detroit), then Brown County (Green Bay), Milwaukee County and finally Waukesha County in 1846. The first male settler was Thomas S. Redford (1818-1903). He claimed 160 acres May 15, 1836. Melinda . . . — — Map (db m43607) HM