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Herman Schulte
Read Twp.

Herman Schulte, one of the pioneer children of Clayton County, was born in Garnavillo Township, Dec. 10, 1849. His parents, William and Catharine (Struckoff) Schulte, were natives of Germany, and came to America in 1838, and after spending one year in Missouri, came to Clayton County, and engaged in farming. William Schulte died here in 1878. The subject of this memoir was reared on a farm, and in 1870 purchased his present farm of 280 acres on section 27, Read Township. He has his land mostly under cultivation, ornamented with a beautiful residence, and all the appurtenances of a first-class farm. He makes a specialty of raising fine stock, and owns in company with two brothers-in-law, one of the finest creameries in the county. They have new machinery, and a building valued at $2,000. In 1872 Herman Schulte and Catherine, daughter of William and Mary Kamm, were united in marriage. Her parents were natives of Germany, and emigrated to Clayton County in 1842. Mr. Kamm's father is living with him; he is eighty-four years old. Mr. and Mrs. Schulte have had seven children-- Eleanor, born Nov. 2, 1873; Clara, Jan. 25, 1875; Edmond, June 19, 1876; Elvina, Sept. 27, 1877; Agnes, Nov. 4, 1878; Herman, born May 10, 1880, died March 3, 1881, and Adeline, born Jan. 30, 1882. The family are members of the Roman Catholic church. Mr. Schulte votes the Democratic ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1076
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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