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From: christina m hursh <>
Subject: bio: William Wetz, Montgomery Co.
Date: Sun, 24 Oct 1999 12:49:58 -0500


"The History of Montgomery County, Ohio."; by W. H. Beers & Co., pub
1882
page 292

WILLIAM WETZ, retired tanner, P. O. Germantown, was born in Germany
February 15, 1824, and is a son of Henry and Christina (Druck) Wetz,
natives
of that country, and parents of six children, five of whom are living.
In
1838, William began to learn the tanner's trade, which he completed, and
in
1848 emigrated to Ohio, locating at Miamisburg, where he worked at his
trade
four years, thence removed to Germantown, where he followed his trade
until
six years ago. His father died in Germany and his mother in Ohio. Mr.
Wetz
was married, December 11, 1856, to Eva Muller, born December 16, 1822,
and
daughter of Frank and Margaret Muller, who were the parents of nine
children,
five of whom are living. Mr. Wetz is the father of two children, William
H.
and Margaret, the latter of whom died in infancy. He is now retired from

active business in the enjoyment of what his early industry and
economical
habits husbanded through the passing years from youth to aged manhood.
He
and his wife belong to the Evangelical Association.

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