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Frederick Daum
Sperry Twp.

Fredrick Daum was born in Bavaria, Germany, May 29, 1816. He left his native country for America in 1854, and landed in New York, and from there went to Dubuque, Iowa. Five years later he removed to Cass Township, Clayton County, and rented a farm there two years, then bought ninety-four acres in Sperry Township, which is his present home. He now owns 134 acares of finely cultivated land, and is one of the prosperous farmers of the township. He was united in marriage with Anna Rottammar, in Germany, where she was born April 25, 1832. Their union has been blessed with seven children- John C., born Oct. 8, 1851; Edward C., Oct. 7, 1857; Maggie C., July 31, 1860; Fred M., Nov., 5, 1862; Minnie M., May 5, 1866; John G., June 30, 1868, and Augusta, Sept. 13, 1871. In religious sentiment Mr. Daum is a Lutheran, and politically he is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1093
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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