From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 993 W. GODENSCHWAGER, boot and shoemaker, Madison, Wis.; was born in Mecklenburg - Streliz, May 13, 1849; learned his trade in the old country; came to America in 1869. In 1870, Mr. G. enlisted in Co. D, 3d United States Regulars, for five years service, and spent them in Kansas, Louisiana, Colorado and Mississippi; he was discharged in 1875. May 25, 1876, Mr. G. married Miss E. BAREKEN; they have two children - Amanda and an infant. Mr. G. is a member of the Odd Fellows' Lodge.

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