Posted By: Daniel K. Higginbottom (email)
Date: 11/14/2014 at 14:54:18
HERRMAN, JOSEPH-Farmer, section 23, P. O. Polk City. Was born in Germany, May 19, 1828, and when about seven years of age he came with his parents to the United States. April 10, 1868, he settled in this county, where he has since made his home. He has held the office of road supervisor for four years, and is at present president of the school board. He was married in Pennsylvania, October 2, 1851. His family consists of thirteen children living: Peter, Joseph, John, William, Jacob, Caroline, Tobias, Emma, George, Andrew, Matilda, Maggie and Robert. They have lost one, Frank.
Source: "The History of Polk County, Iowa," p. 1030. Des Moines, Union Historical Company, 1880.
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