Philip Wetzel

Died: March 3, 1907   Burial No. 152

Born in Germany in 1831, Philip Wetzel emigrated to the United States in 1850.  He was a naturalized citizen who could read, write and speak English.  Wetzel was employed by the Fort Reno Quartermaster as a civilian teamster and dry hauler.  The 1900 Census shows Philip Wetzel as 69 and living at an El Reno boarding house.  Wetzel remained a bachelor throughout his life and was 76 years of age when he died.