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John Heberling(1809-1898)


Posted By: Ken Wright (email)
Date: 11/1/2011 at 14:13:39

Maquoketa Excelsior, Maquoketa, Iowa, July 14, 1898


JOHN HEBERLING died at his home in Miles, Iowa, Monday evening, after an illness of but forty-eight hours duration. Mr. Heberling was one of the pioneers of this section, having come to this county in 1830 and remained here ever since. He was born in Berkley County, West Virginia in 1809, therefore being near ninety years of age at the time of his death. Up to the time of coming to this state he was a resident of West Virginia and Ohio. He was united in marriage to Susanna Cobel, and to them were born ten children, two of them-H.S. of Chicago and George C. of Sabula-being well known in this city. Mr. Heberling being noted for his keen sense of justice and honor and was a man whose close adherence to the Golden Rule made the world a better place for his having lived in it. His wife preceded him in death two years ago, but the children all survive. Mr. Heberling was a machinest by trade and it is said that with his father and brothers manufactured the first cylinder threshing machine furnished the farmers of this county and made valuable inventions of grain cleaning devices at various times.

John Heberling grave

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