Posted By:Michael DeLorenzo
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Subject:Jesse M. Woltz b.1834 son of Jesse & Elizabeth Woltz
Post Date:January 08, 2005 at 01:35:39
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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 748, Van Buren Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.

"JESSE M. WOLTZ was born at Lancaster, Ohio, September 23, 1834, and is the son of JESSE and ELIZABETH WOLTZ, natives of Maryland. The father was born in 1791, and the mother in 1799, and they were married in Lancaster, at which place, also, the father died, the widow subsequently marrying ISSAC HOLLENBACK, with whom she came to this county. She had borne her first husband ten children - MARY M., JAMES M., MARGARET, JOSEPHINE M., OLIVE M., AMANDA M., HENRIETTA M., LOUISA M., JESSE M., and EMELINE V. In 1853, JESSE M. WLOTZ, who had come to this county with his mother and step father, returned to Lancaster, and served an apprenticeship of three years at saddle-making; he next went to Hocking County, Ohio, thence to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where he engaged in mercantile business, and in 1859 came back to Pulaski County. In May, 1864, he enlisted in Company K, One Hundred and Thirty-eighth Indiana Volunteer Infantry, and was discharged in September. He then re-enlisted and served until the close of the war. He was married in this county, November 1, 1869, to MISS SARAH A. WHITCUM, who was born in Wayne County, Ohio, September 11, 1843, and to this union one child, JESSE J., was born August 29, 1870. In 1870, he moved to Fulton County, but returned, and in 1878 settled on his present farm of ninety-six acres. He owns besides valuable town property at Monticello, White County."