IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Henry Schneider
Giard Twp.

Henry Schneider, retired farmer, and one of the wealthy citizens of Giard Township, was born in Hesse-Castel, Germany, Jan. 5, 1810. In 1847 he left Germany for the State of Iowa, and located in Giard Township, where he has resided thirty-five years. In 1836 he married Catherine Eifert, who bore him six sons and one daughter. Mrs. Schneider died in 1854, and he again married, Martha Bernhardt, who was born in Hesse-Castel, Germany, Nov. 15, 1835. By this union there are four children. Mr. Schneider has been identified with the county for thirty-five years, and has seen the prairies transformed from their wild state into beautiful farms. Mr. and Mrs. Schneider are members of the Evangelical association.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 822-823
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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