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1883 History of
Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa


Joseph Thada owns eighty acres of land on section 7, which he has put in creditable condition. The improvements are first class and buildings good. He purchased the property in 1874, of Fred Langenberg. Mr. Thada was born at Mecklenberg, Germany, in 1842. At the age of fourteen he came to America with his father, John Thada. His mother, Sophia Thada, died in Germany. The senior Thada, located at Green Bay, Wis., where he yet lives.

Joseph Thada married Agnes Schiller, born in Germany, in 1853. Her parents came to America in 1858 and settled near Green Bay, Wis. They now live in Lake township, Cerro Gordo county. Mr. and Mrs. Thada have five children-Nathalie E., Hattie E., Bertha M., Sylvia A. and Oscar V.

SOURCE: History of Franklin and Cerro Gordo Counties, Iowa. p. 880. Union Publishing Co. Springfield IL. 1883.

Transcription by Susan Steveson



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