Biography of Theophilus Schutz
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Shultz, Theophilus, was born in Palatine, Montgomery county, March 15, 1822, and came to this county, town of Dryden, in 1874. He bought part of the Jesse M. Blanchard property of 161 acres, and in 1889 bought the Abel White property of forty five acres, and in 1882 bought the Giles farm of 100 acres, having now 306 acres, on which he raises large crops of hay and grain, and makes a specialty of breeding pure Holstein cattle. At the age of twenty two Mr. Shultz married Lany Flander, daughter of Jacob H. Slander of St. Johnsville, and they have had seven children, one of whom, Charles A., is now living, and is managing the farm. At the age of twenty two the latter married Miss Ida E., daughter of Romanzo George of Grand Rapids, Mich., and they have three children: Rollo T., Altha C., and Christine. Our subject is identified with all the leading movements of the town, and is a practical and energetic farmer.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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