Biography of John Munt of Le Roy, NY

John Munt was born in Bertroff, Mecklenburg, Germany, and came to the United States in 1850, with a brother, who died on the way of smallpox. He was over seven weeks on the ocean. He settled in Oakfield, and September 4, 1862, at Lockport, N. Y., he enlisted in the 22d Independent Art., which was afterwara attached to the 9th N. Y. H. A. He participated in the battles of Cold Harbor and Fredricksburg, and served two years and 10 months. He purchased his first land in Oakfield about 1865. In April, 1875, he located where he now resides. He married Sophia, daughter of John and Sophia (Krohn) Luplow, and they have children as follows: Frank J., George E , Eddie H , and Sophia A. Mrs. Munt's first husband was Fred Burr, by whom she had four children: Fred, Mary, William (who died leaving a son and a daughter), and Albert. With her parents she came 'from Mecklenburg, Germany, in 1856, and settled in Oakfield.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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