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C. W. Hagensick
Read Twp.

C. W. Hagensick, general merchant, druggist, Postmaster, and medical practitioner, Read Township, was born in the town of Weinssenstadt, Bavaria, Ger., on June 25, 1824. His parents. Christopher and Eve (Boehringer) Hagensick, were natives of Bavaria. Christopher came to the United States in 1848, locating in Garnavillo Township, this county. The subject of this memoir was the recipient of an excellent education in his native country, and when twenty-one years of age he entered the military school, and received his discharge after six years of service. He then emigrated to the United States, accompanied by his mother and two brothers, and joined his father at Garnavillo. His mother died there on May 21, 1874. He attended school a short time here, in order to become proficient in the English language, then embarked in the mercantile business, which he has followed since. He has also practiced medicine a number of years, having graduated from the medical college at Joplin, Mo., receiving a diploma. His marriage occurred in 1854 to Amelia, daughter of Christian and Eliza (Dansman) Wandel, natives of Prussia. To them have been born three children-- A.C., born Mch. 15, 1860; Alma, Mch. 5, 1865, and Laura, Aug. 2, 1868. Mr. Hagensick has held the offices of Township Trustee, School Director, and Clerk, and is the present Postmaster. The family are members of the Lutheran church. He votes the Republican ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1074-1075
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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