Muscatine County Iowa
Here is what the abbreviations in the bios stand for: far: farm; Co.: company or county; dir: dealer; IVA: Iowa Volunteer Artillery; IVC: Iowa Volunteer Cavalry; IVI: Iowa Volunteer Infantry; P.O.: Post Office; S. or Sec.: section; and st.: street.
Source: History of Muscatine County Iowa, Biographical Section, 1879, page 619
FREDRICK SEIFERT, tailor, corner of Sixth and Mulberry streets, Muscatine; was born in Germany May11, 1825; came to this country in 1855; settled in Lehigh Co.,Penn., where he remained until 1866, in which year he came to Muscatine; four years later, he returned to Pennsylvania and remained there until 1877, when he came again to this city. He was married in 1865, to Miss Amanda E. Blose, a native of Canton Co., Penn.; they have one child---Laura Jane. Mr. Seifert and wife are members of the Lutheran Church; he is a Democrat.
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