From "History of La Crosse County, Wisconsin", 1881, p. 755.
City of La Crosse
STEPHAN GAUTERT, manufacturer and dealer in furniture and carpets, has been a resident of La Crosse since June, 1858, and has been in his present business since the fall of 1863. The first ten years in partnership with R. Schwartz (firm of Gautert & Schwartz), he has since been alone. He was born at Baden, Germany, in 1833; came to the United States in 1854; lived in Buffalo, N. Y., till he came to La Crosse. He is now President of the Catholic Life Insurance Society of La Crosse Diocese. He married Miss Sophia Wagner, of La Crosse, in 1861; has six children - Mary T., Louisa M., Henry S., Sophia R., Mary Josephine and John George.
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