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John Roth
Jefferson Twp.

John Roth, proprietor of the Guttenberg brewery. This brewery was built in 1852 by Andrew Krutzer. It is of stone, 50 x 60 feet, and was bought of Mr. Krutzer by Mr. Roth, I 1872. John Roth was born in Germany, in 1853, and has been engaged in the brewery business for over twenty years. His father was Frank Roth, who settled in Jefferson Township, where he lived till his death, which occurred in 1880.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 871
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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