Biography of E. H. Julow
Howard County, IN Biographies





E. H. JULOW was born in Denmark August 12, 1831, and was the youngest of ten children born to Frederick and Catherine (Langhorst) Julow, both natives of Denmark, and of German descent. Mr. Julow attended the common schools until he was sixteen, when he was bound as an apprentice at shoe making, and during this period was drafted; he served one year, and participated in many hard fought battles. After the war, he finished his trade, and May 15, 1853, left Hamburg, Germany, for America; he had been drafted in the regular army the previous March, and was expected to report May 30, but he sailed for America before that time: he landed in New York July 14, 1853, and remained one year in the city, working at his trade; he then worked sixteen months in Indianapolis, after which he came to Howard County, located in Greentown, and engaged in ditching until 1861, when he enlisted in Company D, Thirty ninth Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry. This formed a part of the Army of the Cumberland; he was in battle at Stone River and Chickamauga, on the Rusan raid, on Gen. Kilpatrick's raid, and participated in the engagement at Lovejoy. He was ready to report at roll call, except while on detailed duty. He served ten months as nurse in the General Hospital, No. 2, Nashville, after which be joined his regiment; he was considered a brave and honest soldier, and while on Gen. Buell's retreat, he was requested to carry the physician field case, which was trusted to none but the best of soldiers; he was honorably discharged, and reached home October 1, 1864, when he located on his present place. Mr. Julow is an industrious farmer, and the last nineteen years has given his attention to farming and stock raising; he started in life a poor boy, but now owns 120 acres of good, improved land; he is a member of the Republican party, and is a liberal supporter of public and benevolent enterprises. Mr. Julow was married, October 5, 1857, to Miss Anna L Gordon, a native of Ohio; she died November 1, 1864, leaving three small children. August 12, 1866, Mr. Julow married Miss Mary Adams, a native of Wayne County, Ind.; she died August 10, 1868, and Mr. Julow married his present wife, Amelia Snyder, April 25, 1869. She is a native of Germany; came to America in infancy, and was reared in Columbus, Ohio. The result of this union was seven children, four of whom are living. Mrs. Julow is an active member of the United Brethren Church.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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