CHARLES GUSTWILLER, manufacturer of carriages, buggies and wagons, Bluffton, a native of Germany, was born January
9, 1850, son of Sebastian Gustwiller, also a carriage-maker, and who came to America locating in New York, subsequently
moving to Detroit, Mich., where he followed his trade till 1860, when he came to Allen County, Ohio, remainimg
here till 1862; he then went to Henry County, same State, and there spent the remainder of his life, dying in 1882.
Of the six children born to his parents, Charles is the eldest son. He received his schooling in this county, worked
with his father at carriage-making, and in 1871 came to Bluffton, working f or different parties until 1875, when
he went into business on his own account. He was united in marriage, in 1873, to Sarah E. Cahill, a sister of R.
F. and a daughter of Richard Cahill, M. D. (deceased). They have two children: Lulu. B. and Richard Clair. In politics,
Mr. Gustwiller is a Democrat. He is secretary of the R. A. at Bluffton.
History of Allen County, Ohio
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