August Muehe 1834-1917
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Date: 2/24/2016 at 23:17:10
AUGUST MUEHE, hardware and stoves, Dyersville; born Dec, 29, 1834 in Bavaria; in 1853, came to New Jersey; in 1857,to Dubuque Co.; the following year to Dyersville; in 1859, he started a tinshop, and, as his trade improved, he continued to enlarge his business, and now conducts a first-class hardware, stove, and tinware store. He has been a member of the School Board, served as Alderman two terms, now serving his third term; has also held other town offices. He married Miss Rosa Auerbach Oct. 29, 1853; she was born in Bohemia; they have had seven children six living- Lena (now Mrs. Toomer), John C., Henry D., Katie, Emma and Carrie; lost Edward, aged 21/2 years.
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