LOBECK, STEPHENSON, GRAFFELMANN, GUELKNER
Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/19/2006 at 16:52:09
Alex Lobeck, farmer and stock-raiser, Sec 4, P O Dayton, is a native of Germany and was born in 1824, he was raised there on a farm an when thirty years of age emigrated tot eh Unites States, settling in Henry county, Illinois, farmer there for ten years and was engaged in selling goods in Andover for six years, he came to this township in May 1869, and has since reside here, owns a fine farm of 400 acres, and devotes considerable attention to the raising of stock, August 16, 1855, he was married to Miss Mary, daughter of Gabriel and Louisia Stephenson, of Hamburg, she was born in 1834, they have a family of four children living: Pauline (wife of Rev Guelkner of Webster county), Clara (wife of Rev Grafelmann, of Dubuque), Bertha and Alexander G, have lost one: Alexander C, Mrs L has two brothers in Chicago, Alexander F Stephenson, attorney and Henry Stephenson, trader, are members of the Lutheran Church, Mr Lobeck was present at the organization of the township
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