|Posted By:||Michael DeLorenzo|
|Subject:||Ferdinand Reinholt b.1842 son of Valentine & Margaret (Burgman) Reinholt|
|Post Date:||November 27, 2004 at 16:20:16|
|Forum:||Cass County, IN Genealogy Forum|
Not my family line, just sharing.
The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883.
page 760, Tippecanoe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"FERDINAND REINHOLT was born in Germany October 4, 1842, and is the eldest of twelve children born to VALENTINE and MARGARET (BURGMAN) REINHOLT; the names of the children now living are FERDINAND, JOHN, CHARLES, GUSTAVUS, HENRY, and JOSPHINE. At the age of eleven, FERDINAND came to this country with his father, landing at New Orleans; thence they came to Logansport (Cass County), Indiana, and two months later to this township, where they have lived ever since. January 7, 1870, FERDINAND married EMMA MEICHELS, who has born him six children - ANNA, AMANDA, ADOLPH (deceased), HENRY, CHARLES, and JOSEPHINE. MR. REINHOLT has served as Supervisor, Constable, and Township Trustee, and now holds the last-named office, having been elected in April, 1880, and re-elected in 1882. He resides on his well cultivated farm of 200 acres, three miles southwest of Monterey, and also owns eighty acres of timbered land one mile southwest. He pays especial attention to wheat and corn, and also to horses, cattle, sheep and hogs."