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    CHARLES C. SCHULTZ is a prosperous farmer of Newton Township, Miami County, Ohio, and is the owner of a farm of eighty acres located in Section 3. He was born near Harrisburg, Montgomery County, Ohio, October 21, 1867, and is a son of William and Sophia (Trost) Schultz.

    William Schultz lived in Montgomery County, Ohio, until some years after his marriage, then moved to Newton Township, Miami County, where his death occurred in 1882, while he was still in middle life. He was buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Religiously he was a member of the Lutheran Church. He was a Democrat in politics. He married Sophia Trost, by whom he had five children, but two of whom grew up, namely, Charles C. and William J., who married Minnie Metzger. Mrs. Schultz formed a second union with Sebastian Holfinger, of Covington, and they have a son, Harry.

    Charles C. Schultz first went to school near Vandalia, and after the removal of his parents to Miami County he attended school near Pleasant Hill, in Newton Township. He worked on the home farm until he reached his majority, then worked out by the mouth , his first summer being spent on a farm near Covington, and the second on one near Troy. After his marriage he conducted operations on his mother's farm for eleven years, then moved to his present farm, which his mother purchased for him and his brother. He later purchased his brother's interest. It was part. of the R M. Kaufman farm, and Mr. Schultz erected all of the buildings now standing on the place. He cleared eight acres of the tract, laid about 350 rods of tile for drainage, and has made other important improvements. He follows general farming, and is meeting with good success.

    October 30, 1892, Mr. Schultz was joined in marriage with Miss Eva Reed, a daughter of William and Lucinda Reed, and they have one son, Omer, who is attending the common schools. In religious attachment they are members of the Christian Church. He is a Democrat in politics, and served two years as church trustee.

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