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W.E. Duwe
Clayton Twp.

W. E. Duwe was born in Hanover, Germany, on March 28, 1843. He came with his parents to Clayton County, via New Orleans, his father settling upon a farm. W.E. was married on July 3, 1863, to Mary Ann Osterdock, who was born in the State of Indiana on Dec. 6, 1844. Five children have been born unto them, viz.: George L., born July 12, 1864; Amelia L., Nov. 24, 1865; Anna M., July 5, 1868; Willie H., June 23, 1871; and Elizabeth E. June 2, 1874. On April 26, 1873, Mr. Duwe settled in Clayton City, purchasing the hotel of Fritz Teake, which he has owned and conducted since, and has met with good success.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 721
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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