Obit: Ewald, Carl (1842 - 1918)

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----Source: COLBY PHONOGRAPH (Colby, Wis.) 01/10/1918

Ewald, Carl (10 DEC 1842 - 6 JAN 1918)

Carl Ewald, an old and respected citizen of the town of Unity, Clark County, Wis., died Sunday, Jan. 6, 1918, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. A. Auld, in Milwaukee, aged 75 years, 3 weeks and 6 days. Mr. Ewald has made his home for some years with his son William in the town of Unity, and left last fall for a visit with his daughter in Milwaukee. He was taken sick shortly after his arrival there and gradually grew worse until the end came. The body was brought home Tuesday and the funeral was held from the Lutheran Church in the town of Unity this morning at ten o'clock, Rev. Kamena officiating, the burial taking place at the Colby Cemetery.

The deceased was a veteran of the Civil War, having enlisted from Manitowoc Co., Wis. on the 6th day of August 1862. He was mustered into service at Camp Washburn, Milwaukee, as a private in Co. D., 27th Wis. Inf. He participated in many hard battles, was a good soldier and received his honorable discharge at Madison, Oct. 9, 1865.

Mr. Ewald was born in Germany Dec. 10, 1842, and when a young man came to America. He was married to Marie Meyer Feb. 2, 1868. Eleven children were born to them, eight of who are still living: Mrs. Charles Brown of Spencer, Mrs. A. Auld, Milwaukee, Mrs. John Brenning, Chicago, Mrs. Henry Schneider, Mrs. Al Wieland, Mrs. Herman Wieland and William and Ferdinand of Unity. Herman, Carl and Mrs. Richard Glenzer are the children deceased. Mrs. Ewald died seven years ago.



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