Biography of John T. Schug
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JOHN T. SCHUG, born in Prussia September 20, 1826, is a son of Nicholas and Catharine (Rauch) Schug. Being too low in stature to be come a member of the German Army, he came to America in. 1849, and in 1858 came to Little Sandusky, residing with his mother-in-law two years, farming and smithing. Prior to this, he was engaged several years traveling and repairing all kinds of machinery, and in the spring of 1851 opened a blacksmith shop at Canal Dover, where he conducted a successful business seven years. In 1860, Mr. Schug moved to the village of Little Sandusky, and where he has built up a good trade. He was married in the autumn of 1851 to Barbara Manerer, daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Manerer, natives of Switzerland, this union being followed by six children, of whom but one, Frederick L, is now living. Mrs. Schug died August 27, 1879, and Mr. S. was married, October 14, 1880, to Mrs. Sarah J. Bower, daughter of John and Susan Swartz. Her children by her first husband were Mary, wife of Charles Fichter; Susan and David H. Mr. Schug is doing a good business, having the leading shop in town, in connection with which his step son David Bower, condu.cts a wagon shop. In polities, Mr. Schug is a Democrat; he is a member of the German Reformed, and his wife of the Methodist Episcopal Church.

From:
The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884


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