Life Long Researcher
I really am not positive, it could be. He lived on a farm just on the edge of the town of Amery, so it may have been Clear Lake, Balsam Lake area as well.My last grand parent grew up in Thorp Wisconsin......he passed in 1990.
Sure it wasn't a little farther east between Connersville and Boyceville? The groundwater in the New Richmond area looks like it would be fairly shallow under the town.