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Charles W. Dickhut, a son of Christian Gottlob and Johanna (Schmidt) Dickhut, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, March 1, 1833, and came to Quincy with his parents in the same year. He grew up in this county and followed farming in Ellington and Melrose townships. During the war he served in the One Hundred and Eightieth Illinois Infantry. He finally located in Kansas, where he died in 1910. His wife Margaret, nee Stork, at this writing resides in Nickerson, Kansas. George Dickhut, the next son of Christian Gottlob and Johanna (Schmidt) Dickhut, was born in this city May 24, 1835; he married Catherine Dingeldein, daughter of the old pioneer Sebastian Dingeldein, and became a farmer. His first wife died and he married Mary Schuchmann. Later he came to Quincy and was humane officer for some years. He died May 18, 1912. One daughter, Mrs. Addie Tilden, lives in Chicago; one son, William, in Denver, Colorado, is a conductor on the Burlington Railroad; another son, Roy, is engaged as fruit raiser in Florence, Colorado; and still another son, Arthur, lives in Texas.

The text here is an excerpt from QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. pp 288 - 289.

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