Biography of Michael Sulzberger

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Michael Sulzberger was born in Alsace, Germany, Jan. 28, 1837, a son of Michael and Caroline (Cackler) Sulzberger. His father was born Nov. 25, 1810, and is living in Ottawa. His mother died Sept. 30, 1880. He was reared in his native country and in 1856 came to the United States and located in Waltham Township, Ill., and in 1861 bought a small tract of land in Allen Township. He came to this country a poor young man but by industry and economy has acquired a good property. He now owns 240 acres of valuable land, eighty one acres being on sectioti 22 and 160 acres on section 23, the homestead being on 23. Mr. Sulzberger was married April 11, 1862, to Albertina Dorman, a native of Switzerland, born Oct. 24, 1844, daughter of Joseph and Barbara (Barnhart) Dorman, who came to the United States in 1856 and settled in La Salle County, Ill.,in South Ottawa and in 1873 moved, to Vermillion Township, where they still live, the former aged sixty four years and the latter sixty six. Mr. and Mrs. Sulzberger havc scven children - Joseph A., horn .Jan. 25, 1864; Albertina B., Oct. 24, 1866; Eugene .F., Oct. 10, 1868; William H., June 20, 1870; Philip E., Feb. 21, 1875; Harrie M., July 24, 1871; Bertha L., Aug. 31, 1882. In politics Mr. Sulzberger is a Republican. He and his wife are members of the Evangelical church.


FROM:
History of La Salle County, Illinois
Inter-State Publishing Co.
Chicago 1886