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    Ernst Koetitz, carpenter, Tippecanoe City; was born in Germany in 1830; his father, Nicholas, was a carpenter by trade, and married Mary Scholl, by whom he had thirteen children; eight still survive. Our subject, the second child of the family, was reared and schooled in his native country at the age of 15, he learned the carpenter's trade, and has since followed it; he emigrated to America in 1859, landing in New York City, whence he came to Tippecanoe; here he engaged at once at his trade, and, in the early part of 1868, formed a partnership with the firm of Trupp, Weakley & Co.; Mr. K. is one of the industrious and enterprising citizens of Tippecanoe City, and is always found interested in matters pertaining to the welfare of the community. He is a member of the H. O. D., and of the German Lutheran Church. He has been married twice, first, in 1859, to Mary Roehling, of Germany, and, second, to Mary Schoch, of the same place, in 1876.

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