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George Friedlien
Millville Twp.

George Friedlien was born in Cincinnati, O., Jan. 14, 1848, and came to Clayton County in 1859, where he remained only four months, then returned to Cincinnati. In the spring of 1864 he came again to Clayton County, locating in Guttenberg, where he resided until 1867, then moved on to his present farm of 120 acres on section 18, Millville Township. He was married on July 4, 1870, to Caroline Trovester, who was born in Bavaria, Germany, Sept., 29, 1850, and in 1853 emigrated with her parents to the United States. They located in Cincinnati, O., where they remained two years, then came to Clayton County, settling first in Guttenberg, and afterward in Millville Township. Mr. and Mrs. Friedlien have one child--Willie L., born July 16, 1871. In religious sentiment Mr. Friedlien is a Lutheran, and politically he favors the Republican party.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1012-1013
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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