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WILLIAM AUGUST STOETZER - 1859 TO 1922
William August Stoetzer , was my
great-grandfather on my mothers line.
He was born in Wheeling, Ohio County, Virginia, on September 28, 1859, the second child of Friederick W. Stoetzer, my second great-grandfather.

Much of William's early life is not known, he learned the trade of plasterer from his father and in later life owned his own company, employing as many as fifteen men.

At the age of twenty one he married Mary Fulton, on May 21, 1881 at Wheeling, Ohio County, WV. They had five children; Charles Stanley, Cora Mae, Earl (my grand father), Edna R. and William August, Jr.

William belonged to several faternal organizations including the Masons and Elks and was a member of the Board of Education in Wheeling.

William died on April 22, 1922 and is buried in the Greenwood Cemetery at Wheeling.
 
 

Source: "History of Wheeling City" by Judge Cramer, published 1915.



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