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Adam Braun
Jefferson Twp.

Adam Braun is the owner and proprietor of the Guttenberg pop factory. He was born in Ohio in 1839, where he lived till June, 1856, when with his brother-in-law, Peter Mauer, he came to Clayton County, and settled in the town of Garnavillo. Mr. Mauer was for many years a merchant in Garnavillo; he died several years since. Mr. Braun was at first engaged in farming, but afterward engaged in mercantile business, I Garnavillo. He came to Guttenberg in August, 1881, and purchased the pop factory of F. Reskaup. Mr. Braun manufactures a superior article of ginger ale, strawberry, lemon and sarsaparilla pop. He manufactures about 2,500 boxes per year. His wife was Mary Neuhing, daughter of Wm. Neuhing. They have seven children—six daughters and one son.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 864
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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