IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

John G. Hagensick
Boardman Twp.

John G. Hagensick manufacturer of cigars, Elkader, was born in Bavaria, Germany, Oct. 21, 1848, son of J. M. and Margaret Hagensick, who emigrated to the United States in 1856, locating in Garnaville Township, the former being by trade a gunsmith, which he followed in this country. The subject of this memoir, when a young man, met with an accident at Port Huron, Mich., causing the loss of one of his legs. He afterward learned the trade of cigar-making. He first embarked in the business of Garnaville, and in 1881 came to Elkader. In 1877 he married Charlotte Karp by whom he had two children, Martin G. and Lottie. Mr. Hagensick makes the celebrated brand of cigars "None Better," also "Raras," "Uncle Daniel," and Buties," and is doing a good business.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 657
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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