From History of Reedsburg and the Upper Baraboo Valley, by Merton Edwin Krug, Publ. February 1929 by the author. Printed by Democrat Printing Company, Madison, Wis., Page 471
Mr. and Mrs. George Henry. Mr. George Henry, proprietor of the Rexall Store of this city, was born July 26, 1890, in the town of Woodland, Sauk Co., Wis., son of Peter and Alice (Carpenter) Henry. His grandfather, John Heinrich, was born Aug. 16, 1824 in Switzerland, and came to America with his mother, Margaret Heinrich, at a very early date, locating finally in the town of Woodland, where his death occurred, Dec. 25, 1893. His wife, whose maiden name was Mary Priemer, was born in 1839, and died in 1927. She was German. Peter Henry (Henry is an Americanization of the Swiss name Heinrich) was born Nov. 16, 1863; married Alice Carpenter, Nov. 13, 1887; and died Feb. 12, 1919. She was born Aug. 6, 1867, at Rock Bridge, Richland Co., Wis., a daughter of Silas and Clara (Smith) Carpenter, and now, 1928, resides in Reedsburg.
Our subject spent his boyhood in Woodland, and attended the Bethel School in the town of Ironton, after which he attended the Reedsburg High School, graduating with the class of 1908. The following fall he became employed in the Frank Mueller Drug Store of Reedsburg, in which he became a partner in 1916. This partnership continued until 1919, when our subject bought out Mr. Mueller. Since that time he has conducted the business alone. For three years, 1900-10-11, our subject was a member of the national guard.
On Sept. 18, 1912, George Henry was united in marriage to Louise Monn. This lady was born Dec. 9, 1883, in Reedsburg, where her father was a practicing carpenter. Her father, Joseph Mpnn, was born in Sauk City, Sept. 3, 1854 his parents being natives of Switzerland. Her mother, Amelia Malone, was born Jan. 19, 1857, a native of Germany. She came with her parents, in 1866, to Loganville, and in 1868, to Reedsburg, where she was married. Her father was Will Malone.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry were the parents of two children: Richard, born June 21, 1915, John, born Oct. 22, 1918, and died Nov. 26, 1919.
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