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William Kruger
Garnavillo Twp.

William Kruger resides on the farm of his father-in-law, John G. Heye. He is a native of Prussia, born in 1828, and emigrated to this country in 1850. He spent one year in St. Louis, Mo., then came to Clayton County, settling on a farm in Jefferson Township. In 1863 he removed to Garnavillo Township, where, in company with E.H. Huger and Cusher Weiger, he built a flouring mill at Clayton City, in which he was interested eight years. He married Mary, daughter of John G. Heye, who settled on this farm in 1848. Mr. Heye is a blacksmith by trade. He has been twice married, and has two children by his first wife--Henry, now in Nebraska, and Mary. Mr. and Mrs. Kruger have five children - Paul, Augusta, Henry, Katie and Wilhelmina.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 805


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