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