Farmer, S. 22; P.O. Edenville; born March 29, 1834, in Germany; in 1852, came to De Kalb
Co., Ill.; in 1860, came to Eden Tp.; owns 550 acres
of land, valued at $35 per acre. Married Margaret Halter Feb. 18, 1858; she was
born July 15, 1836, in France;
they have nine children—George, Rosa, Lewis, Anna, Albert, Leopold, Clara,
Martin and Ida. Is School Director and Road Supervisor.
Members of the Catholic Church.
p.586, Eden Township
--Taken from “The History of Marshall
County Iowa, Containing A History of the County, its
Cities, Towns, &r.,” and published by Western Historical Company of Chicago in 1878.
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