John Wertman
(1832-1906)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Sarah Ann Ault

John Wertman

  • Born: Apr 1832, Mercer County, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage: Sarah Ann Ault on 22 Oct 1866 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois
  • Died: 30 Dec 1906, Fall River County, South Dakota at age 74
  • Buried: Whitewood Cemetery, Whitewood, Lawrence County, South Dakota, Plot: Sect. 4, Lot 20, Plot 6
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U.S. Civil War Soldier, 1861-1865, Illinois.
Name: John Wertman
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Illinois
Regiment Name: 93 Illinois Infantry
Regiment Name Expanded: 93rd Regiment, Illinois Infantry
Company: G
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M539 roll 96

Marriage, 22 Oct 1866, Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. STATE OF ILLINOIS,
Stephenson County,

The People of the State of Illinois, to any person legally authorized to
solemize Marriages, GREETING:

You are Hereby Authorized to join in the Holy Bands of
Matrimony, and to celebrate the rites and ceremonies of Marriage
between Mr. John Wertman and
Miss Sarah A. Ault of Stephenson

Census, 1870, Illinois, Stephenson County, Freeport Ward 1, Roll 275 Book 1, Page 71a. Age 38 yrs., Blacksmith.

General History: History of Stephenson County: Freeport, Stephenson County, Ilinois. John Wertman, wagon manufacturer, Van Buren, north of Bridge street; is a native of Mercer County, Pennsylvania, and was born in 1833; he grew up to manhood in that State, and learned his trade in Berks County; he came to Stephenson County in 1858, located in Freeport and engaged in wagon-making, and since then has continued in the business; he owns the place where he carries on his trade. In 1866, he married Sarah A. Ault, in this city; they have two children - Florence and Frances.

General History: History of Stephenson County: Freeport, Stephenson County, Ilinois. Carriage and Wagon Factory of John Wertman - Was established in Freeport twenty-two years ago, one of the earliest, if not the original, undertaking of the kind begun in the present city. His establishment first materialized in a hollow on Bridge Street, between Clay and Van Buren Streets, where he began in a small way and with but moderate encouragement. In 1856, he removed to his present quarters, where, with one or two exceptions, he has since remained. His manufactures embrace every grade of buggies and spring wagons, employing five hands, and doing an annual business of $2,000.
Mr Wertman's shops are on the ground occupied by the first schoolhouse erected in Freeport.

Census, 1880, Illinois, Stephenson County, City of Freeport Ward 1, Roll 252 Book 1, Page 57a. Age 48 yrs., Blacksmith.

Webster Street
Freeport, Illinois

Census, 1900, South Dakota, Lawrence County, Upper False Bottom Township, District No. 32. Age 68 yrs., married 33 yrs.

South Dakota Death Index, 30 Dec 1906, Fall River County, South Dakota. Name: John Wertman
Certificate Number: 9237
Death Day: 30
Death Month: Dec
Death Year: 1906
County: Fall River
Page Number: 266


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John married Sarah Ann Ault, daughter of David Ault and Eunice Abigail Hay, on 22 Oct 1866 in Freeport, Stephenson County, Illinois. (Sarah Ann Ault was born in Mar 1840 in Wayne County, Ohio, died on 19 Nov 1905 in Lawrence County, South Dakota and was buried in Whitewood Cemetery, Whitewood, Lawrence County, South Dakota, Plot: Sect. 4, Lot 20, Plot 6.)

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Note:: Marriage LIcense Number. 269



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