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Herman H. Kaiser
Farmersburg Twp.

Herman H. Kaiser, farmer and stock-raiser, was a son of Herman H. and Elizabeth (Brandt) Kaiser, natives of Hanover, Germany; they came to the United States in 1847, and located in Clayton County, Iowa, where Herman died in 1873. The subject of this notice was born in Hanover, Germany, on Oct. 5, 1846, and came to this county with his parents. Since his residence here, he has followed farming. He now owns 280 acres of land on section 3, which is under good cultivation. He was married to Paulina, daughter of Christian and Lydia (Umel) Wirkler, who were natives of Switzerland, and came to the United States in 1852, locating in Clayton County, where Christian died. By this marriage there are five children - Herman H., born April 24, 1874; Nathalia Lydia Elizabeth, June 22, 1875; Matilda Mary, Oct. 17, 1878; George Joseph John, Feb. 22, 1880, and Ellen, Dec. 15, 1881. Mr. Kaiser and wife are members of the Lutheran church. He votes the Democratic ticket and is one of the representative agriculturists and stock-breeders of Clayton County.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 777-778


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