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Death Of Mr. Wildt

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One more of the pioneer residents of his city has passed away, gone to 'that bourne from which no traveler eturns." Emanuel G. Wildt died at lis residence on Chubb street Monday morning, about twenty minutes after one o'clock, of general debility. Mr. Vildt was in liis eighty-third year, íaving been bom in Stuttgart, Gerrnany, in July, 1808. It is just about ixty years since he, with six companions, landed in New York. The only survivor of these half dozen 'riends who accompanied him to this ountry is John Koch, another old resident of the city. Mr. Wildt carne to Vnn Arbor in 1831, and like most ther early settlers who did not engage in fanning, tried his hand in various channels of industry, and, hrough various means succeeded in acquiring a comfortable competency, vhich he has enjoyed among us for many years in a very quiet way. He vent to California in 1850, one year after the gold fever set in, but reurned in a short time. In 1852 he went again, but came back the same ear, and has made Ann Arbor his ermanent home since that time. tfrs. Wildt died in 1878. They had five children, all of whom survive him except one son, Frederick, who was rïlled in the war at the battle of Fredericksburg. They are Mrs. W. A. Clark and Mrs. N. H. Drake, of this city, and Mrs. C. L. Kemp and Mr. Emanuel F. Wildt, of Detroit, all of whom attended his funeral on Tuesday afternoon, from the residence of ST. II. Drake on East Huron street. Mr. Wildt was a very quiet, unassumïng man, understanding thoroughly and attending to liis own business, uid in that respect was a shiuing example, and was correspondingly esteemed. He was a cousin of Christian E. Eberbach, the veteran druggist of this city. He will be espeeially missed by our surviving old residents.