Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 13:46:17
Gustaf Johnson, farmer, Sec 89, P O Boone, was born in Sweden, September 16, 1835, where he got a common school deduction, he being one of the first scholars in his district, in the spring of 1852 he emigrated to America, landing in New York, from there he went to Dunkirk and from there to Salem, New York, he went from there to Rockford, Illinois, where he learned the tailorís trade, and continued the same till the spring of 1864, when he went to Princeton, Illinois, where he continued his trade, in 1875 he emigrated to Boone county, Iowa, where he still lives, owning a fine farm of eighty acres of well improved land, well fenced, he was married in Rockford, Illinois, November 18, 1855 to Miss Johanna Johnson, by this union they have three children: Charles J, Ella E, and Oscar E
1880 Boone Co History Book
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