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Bernard Schroeder
Clayton Twp.

Bernard Schroeder, hardware dealer, and one of the prominent and influential citizens of Clayton Township, was born in Clayton County, Ia., on Aug. 1, 1856. His father, B.F. Schroeder, is a native of German, born in 1818, and emigrated to the United States in 1831. He settled first in Ohio, and from there removed to Garnavillo, Ia. In 1849, where he still resides. His family consists of ten children, five boys and five girls. George H. Schroeder, brother of Bernard, was born Nov. 15, 1858, also in Clayton County. The brothers have recently embarked in the hardware and tinware business in Clayton City, and are making a financial success of it. They are both members of the Lutheran church, and are strong supporters of the Republican party.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 726
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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