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John Henry Schulte
Clayton Twp.

John Henry Schulte, a prominent citizen of Clayton Township,is a native of Oldenburg, Germany, born May 1, 1839. He immigrated to this country with his parents in 1844, landing at Baltimore, Md., and from there went to Ohio, thence to Guttenberg, Iowa in the spring of 1845. He lived there six monts, then settled on farm with his father on section 32, Clayton Township, where he has resided since. His farm consistes of 180 acres of well improved land. On Dec. 11, 1862, he was united in marriage with Justine Otting, who was born in Hanover, Germany, July 22, 1845, and their union has been blessed with eight children-Herman, born Nov. 19, 1863; Henry, Jan. 21, 1865; Fred, Nov. 17, 1868; William, Dec. 5, 1870; August, Dec. 5, 1872; Mary, May 13, 1875; Anna, Dec. 12, 1878, and Louise, July 5, 1881; Mr. Schulte has held the office of School and Township Trustee, and is in politics a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 726-727
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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