Biography - JOHN B. ULRICH, JR.
John B. Ulrich is one of the prominent and progressive young farmers of Dayton township, LaSalle county, and is a worthy son of one of the honored early settlers of this county. His father, John B. Ulrich, Sr., was born in Alsace, France, about seventy-seven years ago, and in early life emigrated to this country, settling in Northville township, LaSalle county, Illinois, where he was subsequently united in marriage to Miss Sophia Hubrecht, Here he reared his family and here for a period of sixty years he has been prominently connected with the material prosperity of his township.
The younger John B. Ulrich dates his birth in Northville township April 11, 1861. He was reared to farm life, and has always been engaged in agricultural pursuits. He has only recently taken up his abode in Dayton township, but has already thoroughly identified himself with its interests.
Mr. Ulrich was married January 25, 1893, to Mrs. Mary E. Marshall. Mrs. Ulrich is a daughter of Edward Retz, one of the early Alsatian settlers of Northville township, and a man highly respected throughout the county. Her first husband, Edward Marshall, was a son of John L. Marshall, and she has one son, Edward J. Marshall, born January 30, 1880. Also by her present husband Mrs. Ulrich has one child, Rosalie Sophia Margarete, born March 18, 1894.
Extracted by Norma Hass from Biographical and Genealogical Record of LaSalle County, Illinois published in 1900, volume 1, pages 245-246.