Jacob Henry Zimmerly: Birth: 1880.
Note: Platt's 95th birthday mentions among her guests "Mr. & Mrs. Jacob Zimmerly."Might this refer to a son of this Jacob Zimmerly? In Civil War, 2nd Reg of Wis. 1861, private. Discharged Jun 6, 1862,('65?), with a disability. Was guard at Abe Lincoln's funeral. Livedin Sauk County, WI in 1880 Census. From book "The History of Salk County, WI, Town of Freedom". JacobZimmerly, farmer, Sects 25 and 26, owns 138 acres of land. He wasborn in Monroe Co, Ohio, Jan 2, 1841, came to Salk Co, WI in 1851 withhis parents. He enlisted Oct, 16, 1861, in Co K 2nd WI Vol Inf.;served about 8 months. Was discharged on account of disability. Heenlisted the second time Feb 16, 1864, in Co. K, 45th WI Vol Inf.Served until the close of the war. He has taken considerable interestin the public schools and has served as Director more or less. He wasmarried Feb 19, 1862 to Miss Caroline Schellenberger. She was born inWurtenberg, Germany. They have six children Mary A, Charles R, JohnA, Alfred SL Louisa P nad John R. He and his were were members of theLutheran Church. In politics he is a republican.
Note: A 1938 newspaper article about Jacob's sister Mariana (Zimmerly)
Note: May be Powhaten Point, Belmount Co., OH
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