Biography of D. Wehrle
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Wehrle, D., Amherst, p. o. Williamsville, was born in Germany, December 11, 1824, and came to America in 1848. He learned the trade of furniture maker in Germany and worked at it for a year in Buffalo. In 1849 he came to Williamsville and started in business for himself, and from 1852 until 1873 he carried on the wholesale manufacture of furniture. since which date he has confined himself to the retail business and undertaking. He has been very successful and owns one of the best blocks in Williamsville. In 1851 Mr. Wehrle married Margaret Daniel, by whom he had three children, of whom only one is now living, Mrs. George Beach. She has three children, Albert G., Stanley L. and Laura. He was town collector in 1869, supervisor in 1873, and has been trustee of the village several terms. He was one of the organizers of the Republican party in Williamsville in 1854 and is the only one living of seven members that assisted in organizing the party.

Our County and its people
A descriptive work on Erie County, New York
Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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