August Dohrer, brother of the preceding [Henri Dohrer], is a native of Prussia, born Dec. 11, 1835. He left the land of his birth for the United States, and chose Clayton County, Ia., for the scene of his future labors. He owns a finely cultivated farm of 300 acres, on section 5, 6 and 7, Cox Creek Township, and is one of our enterprising men. He was married in 1868, to Frederica, daughter of August and Caroline Herman, natives of Germany, where they died. To them have been born nine children, four living-- August, born Sept.
24,1871; Henry, Aug. 12, 1873; Charles, Feb. 20, 1875, and Rudolph, Dec. 16, 1878. The deceased are-- Augusta, Lena, Mary, Otto, and Hugo (twins). In Politics Mr. Dohrer is a Republican.
source: History of Clayton
County, Iowa, 1882, p. 743
Return to Biographies Index