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H.F. Beckman
Clayton Twp.

H. F. Beckman was born in Auglaize County, O., Nov. 29, 1844. He came to Iowa with his father in 1850, and settled in Garnavillo Township, where he remained until 1867, after which he went to Conover and engaged in the mercantile business for three years. In 1870 came to Clayton City, and is engaged in general merchandising. He was married in 1872 to Louise K. Meyer, of Read Township. She was born in Cincinnati, O., Aug. 14, 1852. They have two children-- J. F. W., born Sept. 4, 1873, and Anna M, born Aug. 17, 1878. He is a member of the Lutheran Church. In politics is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 717
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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