IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Louis F. Harberg
Garnavillo Twp.

Louis F. Harberg, cabinet-maker, was born in Garnavillo, Clayton County, in 1858. His father, John Harberg, was a native of Mecklenburg, Germany, born in 1805, and came to the United States in 1853. He settled in Guttenberg, Clayton County, where he resided but a few months, coming to Garnavillo the following year. He embarked in the cabinet-makers business which he followed until his death, which occurred Oct. 4, 1879. He had been twice married; his first wife died in Germany, and he was again married in Guttenberg to Maria Hangmann. Their union was blessed with three children--- Fritz, Louis and John. The subject this sketch succeeds to his father's large and profitable business. He married Maggie Thoma, a daughter of one of the pioneers of Clayton County.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 803-804
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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