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Jacob H. Schrader
Clayton Twp.

Jacob H. Schrader, farmer, section 33, Clayton Township was a son of J. H. Schrader, Sr., who was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1821, and emigrated to the United States in 1833. He lived in the State of Ohio until April, 1852, when he came to Clayton County and settled in the township of Clayton, on the farm now owned by his son Joseph H. He died May 28, 1864, leaving a widow and one son. The former died in January, 1882. The subject of this memoir was born in Cincinnati, O., in the fall of 1849, and came to Clayton County with his parents in 1852. He has been twice married. His first wife, Mary A. Onsby, was born in Sheffeld, England, in 1849, and died Mar. 23, 1876, having been the mother of one child-Sidney H., now deceased. He was married the seond time to Effie J. McKinlay, a native of Dubuque, Ia., born Dec. 25, 1852, and came to Clayton County in 1859. Her parents were natives of Glascow, Scotland. Mr. and Mrs. Schrader have been blessed with four children- Scobey E., Arthur D. (deceased), Alice M., and Earl Jay.

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


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