IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Andrew Eberhard
Jefferson Twp.

Andrew Eberhard, dealer in agricultural implements and farm machinery, Guttenberg, was born in Baden, Germany, in 1838. He came to the United States in 1852, with his father, Michael Eberhard, who settled in Volga township, Clayton County, and resided there until his death, which occurred in 1881, at the advanced age of 84 years. His wife died in 1869. Andrew Eberhard located in Guttenberg, in his present business, in 1869. He has built up an enormous trade, his annual sales averaging $65,000, and in 1875 it reached $90,000. He carries a full and complete line of goods, and has one of the best paying establishments of this kind in the county. He married Katherine Blankenein, a daughter of Henry Blankenein. They have five children, two sons and three daughters.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 865-866
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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