Fred Muller is a native of Mecklenburg, Germany, born Nov. 15, 1830. On May 1, 1873, he left his native land for America, landed in New York, and from there came to Clayton County, Ia. He has been engaged in farming and breding stock since coming here. He was married to Dorcas Ostman in Germany, in October, 1862. Four children have been born to them, viz.: Fred, born June 28, 1864; Charles, Dec. 1, 1866; Ida, Mch. 15, 1870, and Agnes, June 21, 1877. They were all born in Germany except Agnes, who is a native of Clayton County. In religious sentiment Mr. Muller is a Lutheran, and in politics a Republican. He has his farm under good cultivation, and is one of the well-to-do farmers of Sperry Township.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1102-1103
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