Biography of John C. Schwarte
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

T-Saratoga County, New York Wills, 1796-1805

-------------------------------------------



Schwarte, John C., was born in Hanover, Germany, December 5, 1842, and came to the United States February 22, 1866. He learned the trade of tailor in the old country and pursued it as a journeyman for some years. He worked two years in New York city and came to Saratoga Springs, July 15, 1868. In 1874 he engaged in business for himself and conducts one of the leading merchant tailoring establishments of the village. Mr. Schwarte is a member of the Masonic fraternity and the Royal Arcanum. In 1871 he married Amanda Virginia Miller of New York city, and they have four sons: Lieut. John A. Schwarte, Alfred G., Walter, Louis E., and four daughters. Lieut. John A. and Alfred G. are members of the Saratoga Citizens' Corps (Company L, 2d Regiment, N. Y. Vols.), and served in the Spanish-American war. Mr. Schwarte's parents were Christian and Caroline (Wedemeyer) Schwarte. His mother died when he was nine years old and his father five years later, so that at the age of fourteen he was left to make his own way in the world, which he has done successfully, honestly and honorably.


Return to [Saratoga County Bio's ] [ Saratoga County History ] [ Online Biographies ]


.Blind Counter

All pages copyright 2009. All items on this site are copyrighted by their author(s). These pages may be linked to but not used on another web site. Anyone may copy and use the information provided here freely for personal use only. Privacy Policy