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31 July 2011

Sunday's Obituary - Charles Henry Schuler or Shuler (1845-1904)

Joliet Daily Republican, Joliet, Illinois, Saturday, December 24, 1904
Lockport, Dec. 24
Died, last evening at 10:40 o'clock, Charles Schuler, one of Lockport's old residents. For over a year Mr. Schuler was a sufferer from dropsy. Funeral Monday afternoon at 2:30 from the residence of Mr. and Mrs. George Pemberton. The latter is a brother of the deceased.

Shuler, Charles Henry (1845-1904)
Lockport Phoenix-Advertiser, Vol. 29. Thursday December 29, 1904, Mo. 52, page 1
Death of Charles H. Shuler.
  Charles Henry Shuler died last Friday, Dec. 23, 1904, at the residence of his sister, Mrs. George Pemberton, on Ninth street, Lockport, Ill., aged 59 years, 3 months, 7 days. Death resulted from dropsy, after a long period of suffering.
  Mr. Schuler was born Sep. 16, 1845, within a block of the place where his life ended. He was a veteran of the civil war, serving in Co. I, 19th [9] Ill. Cavalry under Captain H.M. Jenner. Following the war he became a boatman on the I. & M. canal and followed the fortunes of life on the old waterway until his final illness prevented further activity.
  The decedent was never married. He leaves one brother, John Shuler, and four sisters, Mrs. Eliza Pemberton, Mrs. Mary Keeler, Mrs. Agnes Donaldson and Mrs. Carrie Hill, all of Lockport, except the latter, who resides at Pontiac.
  Funeral services were held at the Pemberton residence Sunday, conducted by Rev. R.H. Dolliver, of the M.E. church and interment was in Lockport cemetery.