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Pioneers' Association (Outagamie County, Wis.) / Record of the pioneers of Outagamie County, Wisconsin : also an appendix containing the minutes and records of the Pioneer Association since our annual meeting of 1895

Record of the pioneers of Outagamie County,   pp. [5]-107 PDF (21.2 MB)

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'Tis a joy to live in this climate,
Partaking its luxuries rare,
And feasting on its fruits so delicious
And breathe its salubrious air.
But there is a law of progression
And it should be gladly obeyed,
For when we leave Earth we shall euter
A School of a different grade.
God never intended his children
Should always remain upon earth,
Attached to contemptible bodies
He therefore gives each a new birth.
I know my transition approaches,
But let it come early or late,
From Appleton to Paradise
The change will be very great.
Appleton, Feb. 22.1899.
Born February 20, 1865; came to Appleton, June, 1872:
married July, 1890, to Laura Warner Ryan. Children;
Margaret H., Oct. 23, 1891; Theodore L., May 15, 1897.
Born in Zurich, Switzerland, May 8, 1839; came to Apple-
ton, Outagamie Co., Jan. 1, 1861; married to Catherine
Ostertag, June 8, 1863. She was born in Westenhausen,
Wurtenberg, Germany, June 21, 1842. Children: George
S., born July 4, 1864, died Feb. 24; Henry V., Alma, Ed-
gar W., Hugo J., Louis F., all born at Appleton. Enlisted
as a volunteer April 21, 1861 and was mustered in June 11,
1861 in Co. E, Second Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry; was
discharged Feb. 10, 1863, having received a commission as
second lieutenant. Present occupation is as abstractor of
titles; residence, No. 689 Lawrence street, Appleton.

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