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John Achter
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Birth: Jun. 29, 1832, Germany
Death: Oct. 12, 1908
Brothertown
Calumet County
Wisconsin, USA

John Achter Chilton Times October 17, 1908

On Monday, Oct. 12, John Achter, died at the home of his son-in-law, Jacob Winkel, in the town of Brothertown at the age of 76 years, 2 months and 14 days. The deceased was born in Prussia, Germany, July 29, 1832, and came to America in 1853 locating in the town of Brothertown on a farm. He remained in that town until some twelve years ago when he moved to Marytown where he remained until his wife died some eighteen months ago when he returned to make his home with his son-in-law in Brothertown. In the fall of 1864 he joined Company F of the Seventh Wisconsin regiment and served until July 1865 when he was mustered out. For the past year he had been ill with Bright's disease which caused his death. Mr. Achter was held in high esteem by all who knew him. He was buried on Wednesday from the Catholic Church at Charlesburg. He is survived by five daughters, Mmes. Anna M. Steiner, Marie Berchem, Catherine Winkel, Elizabeth Winkel of Brothertown and Anna Puetz of Boyd.
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From Calumet county death records:
John Achter (v.4 p.203)Widower
June 29, 1832-Oct. 12, 1908
Son of Henrich Achter and Anna Hensler (both born Germany)
Born Germany –farmer
Died from "diabetes mellitus, 2 years –gangrene and sepsis, 2 months"
Buried at Charlesburg Cemetery, Calumet County
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John Achler (Achter) - Civil War Veteran
** Civil War records state he was listed as "John Achler" but his Pension Record lists him as "John Achter."
Born: July 29, 1832 (Volkesfeld, Coblenz, Germany)
Died: October 12, 1908 (Charlesburg, Calumet Co., WI)
Residence at time of enlistment: Brothertown, Calumet Co., WI
DRAFTED: December 28, 1864 as a Pvt. in the 7th WI Infantry, Co. F (IRON BRIGADE) Mustered Out: July 14, 1865
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His mother was Anna Maria (Hensler) Achter

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Heinrich Achter (1795 - 1880)
  Anna Marie Hensler Achter (1797 - 1879)
 
 Spouses:
  Anna Kath Gross Achter (1835 - 1874)
  Marie Elizabeth Franzen Achter (1834 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Ann Achter Berchem (1858 - 1932)*
  Anna Marie Achter Steiner (1862 - 1938)*
  Katherine Achter Winkel (1864 - 1923)*
  Margaretha Achter (1867 - 1868)*
  Anna K Achter Puetz (1869 - 1960)*
  Elizabeth Achter Winkel (1871 - 1951)*
  Carl Achter (1873 - 1873)*
  Peter Achter (1876 - 1876)*
  Nicholas Joseph Achter (1880 - 1880)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Achter (1832 - 1908)
  Heinrich Achter (1838 - 1915)*
  Margaretha Achter Seurer (1841 - 1927)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Charles Cemetery
Charlesburg
Calumet County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: DM Scott
Record added: Oct 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43636829
John Achter
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John Achter
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