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Wilhelm Schmidt

By: Susanne A. Kohl

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1995

Seller ID: K0170

ISBN: 0078840170X

Condition: 83 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1995, 5.5x8.5, paper, 83 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


A sensitive, well-illustrated biography of one of Ohio's early pioneers. In this book we find a fascinating study of pioneer life, and unusual insight into the language struggle of the early Lutheran Church. After graduating from the University of Halle, Germany, in 1826, Wilhelm left his native country and family at the age of 22 to seek a new life in America. Following older siblings, he settled in Philadelphia for a brief period before moving on to Ohio. He became one of the four founders of the town of Winnesburg in Holmes County. There he helped to establish a community of German and Swis... View more info