Search billions of records on
Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Genealogy & History

This page is part of the site located at There is no charge or fee to access this site or any information on it. If you have arrived here from somewhere else, such as a pay site, and are in a frame, you can click the above url to access this page directly.

The Pioneer, a monthly supplement to the Sheboygan Press

Sheboygan Press - September 10, 1934

Sheboygan Pioneer Monthly Supplement

Passing Of George W. Spratt

George W. Spratt, nonagenarian veteran of the Civil war, will be missed at future meetings of the Sheboygan county members of the G.A.R., his recent passing having left them no speaker of ability to entertain them with vivid recollections of military service in the Union lines, for he was a man who possessed a very retentive memory, and his ability to give it expression always inspired his listeners with well rewarded anticipation.

Mr. Spratt had lived in Sheboygan many years, and here he operated a woodworking industry, having retired to live in Sheboygan Falls in later years. He was born in England but came to this country while still in his infancy, in time to allow him to join the Union ranks in the Civil war as one of the younger members.

Mr. Spratt had ready a command of language, so that whenever he arose in a meeting to speak he commanded the attention of all, and the good humor which he so often expressed was contagious. Whenever George Spratt spoke in public he was sure to leave his audience in good humor.

Return to the Sheboygan Page

Return to the Newspaper Articles & Index Page

If you have any question e-mail Debie

Copyright 1997 - 2005 by Debie Blindauer
All Rights reserved