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John Dubbels
Jefferson Twp.

John Dubbels, harness-maker, Guttenberg, is the son of Henry Dubbels, who was born in Germany, and came to the United States when a young man; he lived for a time in Cincinnati, Ohio, where he was married to Rosa Ribbe, a native of Germany. Henry Dubbels removed from Cincinnati to Burlington, Iowa, and thence to Guttenberg, where he followed the business of carpentering. He died in 1855. His wife now lives in Nebraska. John was born in Guttenberg, in 1850. He learned his trade with his step-father, Fred Schroeder. He established his business here in 1877. He married Anna Schulte. They have four childrenó Alma, Ida, Rosa and Amelia.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 865
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney

 

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