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Date: 11/9/2006 at 16:04:28
A Schleiter, of the firm of Schleiter Bros, dealer in general merchandise, Boone is a native of Hanover, Germany, and was born in 1843, he was raised there until fifteen years of age, with good educational advantages, he then emigrated to the United States and settled in Mitchell county, Iowa and thence to Missouri, he enlisted in the Third Iowa Infantry, Co I, and served three years and three months, after the close of the war he settled in St Louis and engaged in the iron and foundry business, and in June 1868, came to this county and engaged in his present avocation and in which he has been highly successful, he has been twice married, first to Miss Eva Hinman , 1869, she was a native of Ohio, she died in 1877, leaving three children: Lulu, Mamie and Frankie, he married fro his second wife Miss Nellie Whitaker in 1878, she was born in Pennsylvania, they have by this union, one child.
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