Biography of Christian Stury
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CHRISTIAN STURY was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, January 15, 1828. His parents were John and Susanna (Ringgenberg) Stury, who both died in Switzerland. Their children were Susanna, John, Christian and Rudolph. Christian Stury emigrated in 1849, and. located in this county in 1850. He was married, August 23, 1852, to Magdalene Kipfer, daughter of John and Elizabeth (Ellenberger) Kipfer, natives of Switzerland, who came to America in 1833, locating in Holmes County till 1846, when they removed to this township. Both are now deceased. Mr. and Mrs. Stury have had eight children, Henry (deceased), Susanna (wife of William Longwell), Rosanna (wife of David Barth), Frederick William (deceased), Magdalene, Emma C. and Charles. In 1864, Mr. Stury enlisted in Company C, Thirty seventh Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and fought in the battles at Goldsboro, Sylvania, Raleigh and in many skirmishes, receiving his discharge June 5, 1865. From 1864 to 1867, Mr. Stury rented land, purchasing his present farm at the latter date. It is well improved and in a high state of cultivation. Mr. Stury is a Democrat; both himself and wife members of the Reformed Church, of which he has been Trustee and Deacon.

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


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