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H D Forster


Posted By: County Coordiantor
Date: 11/20/2006 at 11:17:07

H D Forster, farmer, Sec 13, P O Boone, was born in the state of Hesse Darmstadt, Germany, October 26, 1829, at the age of fourteen he learned the trade of miller and millwright, and traveled for two years, an old time honored custom among all tradesman of that country, in 1849 he came to America and followed an occupation that presented itself, his first permanent settlement was in Putnam county, Illinois, when he engaged in farming, he afterward moved to Lee county, of that state, where he lived till he came to this county in the fall of 1868, and stopped in Boone till the following spring, when he came to his present farm of 120 acres of well improved land, he was married in Putnam county, Illinois, in 1856, to Miss Elizabeth Yetter, of Germany, they have a family of fourteen children living: Margaret, Lawrence, Lizzie, Henry, George, John, Anna, Philip< Julia, Carl, Eddie, Herman, Mena, and Willie

1880 Boone co History Book


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