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Bio. extracts from "Germans in Iowa"


Posted By: Clayton co. Coordinator
Date: 1/5/2004 at 22:08:24

Arnemann, Alfred - born 15 Dec 1835 Elbingen, Hannover; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.206]

Hempel, J.G. - born 1860 in Girard, Iowa; married 1887 G.J. Bickel; 2 children: Iowa and Kathleen; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Hüne, August - born 10 Sep 1863 in Glen Haven, WI; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.532]

Ihm, Hermann - born 1831 in Schwetzingen, Baden; married 1876 Karoline Kölitz; 3 sons and 1 dau; resident Garnavillo, Iowa. [p.533]

Karberg, Capt. Peter - born 27 Aug 1840 in Apenrade, Schleswig; son of Lorenz Karberg; immigrated with brother Lorenz 1857; resident Clayton Co. Iowa, Lansing Iowa, Dubuque Iowa, and Lincoln Nebraska; died 2 Jul 1884. [p.89]

Klotzbach, Ed. - born 1865 in Girard, Iowa; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Reinecke, Chas. - born 25 Jan 1840 in Calbe on the Saale, Sachsen; immigrated 1866; married 21 Jun 1870 Friederike Wagner, dau of Wilhelm Wagner of Freeport, IL; 5 sons: Wm. F., Max C., Alex C., Richard C., and Carl; resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.237]

Rügnitz, Charles - born 12 Jan 1849 in Waren,
Mecklenburg-Schwerin; immigrated with parents 1864; married 1872 Emma Venns; 3 children: Emma, Fritz, and Luis; resident of Elkader, Iowa. [p.536]

Scholz, Hermann - born 1850 in Schlesien, Prussia; immigrated 1867; married 1872 Julia Brüner; 6 children; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.533]

Schröder, James - born 13 Jan 1832 in Steinsel, Luxembourg; immigrated 1852; married 1) 1855 Anna Esser (died 1861); married 2) 1867 Jennie McDonald; 13 children by 2nd marr., 8 living; resident Guttenberg, Iowa. [p.531]

Van Staden, John - born 1828 in "Hanover, Clayton County, Iowa" [this must be a typo]; immigrated 1845; resident North McGregor, Iowa. [p.540]

Walzer, C.W. - resident Elkader, Iowa. [p.238]

Wiest, G.F. - born 1825 in Ludwigsburg, Württemberg; immigrated 1848; married 1850 Philippine Class; resident Garnavillo, Iowa. [p.533]

-source: The Germans of Iowa & Their Achievements, by Jim Faulkinbury; based on the book: "Die Deutschen von Iowa und deren Errungenschaften"; Des Moines, Iowa: des Iowa Staats-Anzeiger, 1900; by Jospeh Eiboeck

-information extracted from the larger database "Germans of Iowa & Their Achievements", with permission of Jim W. Faulkinbury. (Note: 10/30/2013 - The link to his website & entire database originally appearing here no longer is a working website)

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