Oct. 30, 1860 Barum Uelzener Landkreis Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany
Oct. 21, 1948 Baraboo Sauk County Wisconsin, USA
August G. Baumgarten age 88 years, passed away Thursday afternoon at St Mary's Ringling hospital after a week's illness. He came to this country from Germany about 85 years ago and settled with his parents on a farm in the Township of Westfield. In 1890 he started a farm implement business in Loganville. He also operated an implement store at Rock Springs for a number of years. In l935 he retired and moved to Baraboo where he has made his home since. He is survived by his wife and five sons and daughters, Mrs. Edward Koenecke, Reedsburg; Mrs. Dean DuBois; Mrs. John Hughes, Madison; Lawrence of Milwaukee and Harold of Reedsburg. He also leaves to mourn his eighteen grandchildren, five great grandchilddre two brothers, Otto Meyer of Rock Springs, and Fred Baumgarten of Baraboo, one sister Mrs. Henry Schultz of the town of Westfield, and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held on Monday afternoon at two o-clock at St. John's Lutheran church. Rev. H.C.Kirchner officiating. Burial will be in St. Peters cemetery in Loganville.