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Helmuth Brandt
Garnavillo Twp.

Helmuth Brandt is numbered among the prominent citizens of the village of Garnavillo. He was born in Germany in 1835, and received a good education in his native land, and was there engaged in school teaching. He came to the United States in 1859, settled in this town and engaged in teaching here eleven years. He bought the farm which he now owns, in 1870, of H. Dickman; it is known as the Judge Noble place. Since that time he has engaged in farming. He was Assessor of this town in 1875 and 1876. He has been married three times. His present wife was Mrs. Minnie (Maurer) Barnes, daughter of Peter Maurer and widow of Eugene T. Barnes. Mr. Brandt is a prominent Mason, and also a charter member of the lodge of A. O. U. W. at Garnavillo.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 803
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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