Biography of George Hoeltzel
Wayne County, NY Biographies





Hoeltzel, George, was born in Alsace, France, (now Germany) December 30, 1836, and came to the United States with his parents in 1840. They located in Lyons, Wayne county. He was educated in the district schools and is a farmer. June 27, 1867, he married Lena Schwab, of Arcadia, and they have three children: Albert G., Emma M. and Minnie R. August 12, 1862, he enlisted in Co. C, 9th Heavy Artillery, and was in the following engagements: Cold Harbor, Monocacy Junction, Winchester, Cedar Creek and others, and was honorably discharged May 3, 1865. Mr. Hoeltzel's father, Michael, was born at the old home in Alsace in 1794, and married Dorathy Rukth of his native place. They had seven children: Dorathy, Elizabetn, Michael, Frederick, Sally, Henry and George, of whom Michael, Dorathy, Elizabeth and Henry are deceased. Mrs. Hoeltzel's father, George Schwab, was born in Alsace, May 14, 1814, and came to the United States with his parents when sixteen years old, locating in this town. He married Magdalene Studer also of this town, by whom he had five children: Elizabeth, Philip, Lena, Barbara and George. Mrs. Schwab afterwards married Sallie Deetch also of this town, by whom he had two children, Jacob and William, the latter is deceased. Mr. Schwab died June 4, 1881 and his wife March 30, 1883.

From:
Landmarks of Wayne County, New York
Edited by: Hon. George W. Cowles
Assisted by: H. P. Smith and others
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1895


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