Holland Daily Sentinel, November 28, 1921
Civil War Veteran Dies at Eighty-Four
William De Fouw served America in the Union Army
William De Fouw of Holland Township died at the age of 84 years, succumbing to heart disease. Mr. De Fouw, who was a Civil War veteran, had hardly known a sick day in his life. He had not needed the services of a physician since the time he was mustered out of the Union Army and had been able to work until the last day of his life.
The deceased is survived by his wife, two sons and eight daughters. He was a member of Company D, 8th Regiment, Michigan Infantry during his services in the Civil War. The funeral will be held Tuesday at one o’clock from the home, Rev. Mr. Klarren of North Holland officiating.
(Buried in Noordeloos Cemetery.)
Transcriber: Joan Van Spronsen
Created: 18 June 2007