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August Reugnitz
Clayton Twp.

August Reugnitz is a native of Mecklenburg, Germany, born on the 22d of November, 1852. He left his native county for the United Sates in 1864, and settled at once in Clayton County, Ia. He engaged in farming in this county until 1874, when he accepted a situation as bar-tender for Jacob Stemmer, of Elkader and remained with him three years and nine months, then came to Clayton City and embarked in the business for himself, which he still prosecutes. He was married on April 15, 1878, to Josephine Shore, who was born in Dubuque, Ia. Dec. 11, 1856. They have three children-Berney, born Sept. 26, 1878; Carrie, Aug. 15, 1880, and Laura, May 24, 1882. Mr. Ruegnitz is a member of the Lutheran church, and in his political view is a Democrat.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 725
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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