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F.E. Heckel
Millville Twp.

F. E. Heckel, miller, Millville, was born in Saxony, Germany, and came to the United States in 1867. He landed at New York, and from there went to Freeport, Ill., thence to Dubuque County, Iowa, where he engaged in milling five years, then removed to Peosta, Iowa, where he kept store a few years. He then bought the flouring mill at Millville, which he still owns and operates. He manufactures the best flour, and does a good business. He was married on Nov. 14, 1871, to Lottie Botsford, and their union has been blessed with two children, viz.: Therese, born July 7, 1874, and Frederick, July 24, 1876. Mr. Heckel is Treasurer of the School Board, and also serves as Township Clerk, being a capable and efficient officer. He takes an active interest in politics, and gives the Republican party his support. He is a Lutheran.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1014
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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