Bio: Carsten, John

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----Source: 1881 History of Northern, Wisconsin, page 1027 & 1028


Biographical Sketch of John Carsten.

JOHN CARSTEN, butcher, Medford; was born in Schleswig Holstein, Germany, Nov. 24, 1840. In 1862 he landed in New York, and after a" stay of nineteen months came to Fond du Lac, Wis., and went into his present business. He visited various parts of the country, and in 1S72 went to New Holstein, in Calumet Co., Wis., where he remained till the spring of 1881, when he came to Medford. In June of that year he paid a visit to his fatherland. In 1864 he married Miss Swartz, of Fond du Lac; they have had seven children—Theodore, Rosa, Levi, Emma, Mena, Lillic, Tena and Henry, deceased. Mr. Carsten belongs to the I. O.O. F.



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