Obit: Schultz, Martin (1820 - 1889)

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Surnames: SCHULTZ

----Sources: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) 01/17/1889

Schultz, Martin (22 AUG 1820 - 15 JAN 1889)

Died, at his residence in this village (Colby, Clark Co., Wis.), Monday morning, Jan. 15th, 1889, Mr. Martin Schultz in the 69th years of his age.

Martin Schultz was born in Germany, Aug. 22nd, 1820, and came to this country March 12th, 1854, and settled in Sheboygan Co., Wis. He came to Colby about eight years ago, and since his residence here has made many friends; he was quiet and unassuming in his manners, industrious and frugal in his habits.

He leaves a wife, one son and three daughters, all grown up, to mourn his sudden death.

Oct. 18th, 1864, he enlisted as a substitute, and was assigned to Co. B. 6th Reg’t Wis. Inf., he was taken prisoner at Gravelly Run, Va., and was honorably discharge May 26th, 1865.

The funeral occurred Tuesday, under the auspices of the G. A. R. at the Lutheran Church, Rev. Fr. Otto officiating, the G. A. R. taking charge of the ceremony at the cemetery.



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