Obit: Eisentraut, Charles #2 (1849 - 1935)

Contact: Ken Wood

Surnames: Eisentraut, Hanchman, Haag, Gerhardt, Drescher

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood Co., Wis.) Tuesday, 4 June 1935, P. 8

Eisentraut, Charles (2 Jan. 1849 - 1 June 1935)


Octogenarian Was Early Clark County Resident

Neillsville--Funeral services for Charles Eisentraut, 86, a pioneer resident of Clark county, who died Saturday morning at the farm home of his son, Alvin, in the town of Grant, were held this afternoon at 2 o'clock from the Schiller funeral home, with the Rev. P. B. White conducting in the Neillsville cemetery.

Born in Germany on Jan. 2, 1849, deceased came with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gottlieb Eisentraut, to the United States when he was two years old, the family making their residence in Washington county, Wisconsin. Here he was married in 1876 to Miss Matilda Hanchman, and shortly after the marriage, came to Clark county with his wife, taking up a farmsite in the town of Grant.

In 1912, he and his wife left the home farm and moved into the city of Neillsville, where they lived until 1932, when Mrs. Eisentraut died. After her death, he returned to the farm home to make his residence and it was there that death occuried Saturday.

Surviving him are four children, Mrs. Phillip (Agnes) Haag, Sheboygan county; Mrs. Walter (Elsie) Gerhardt, Grant; Mrs. Alfred (Ida) Drescher, Grant; Alvin Eisentraut, Grant; 1 brother, Morris Eisentraut, Adell; 1 sister, Mary, Wisconsin Rapids, 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.



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