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John E. Schulte
Garnavillo Twp.

John E. Schulte is the son of William Schulte, who was born in Westphalia, Germany, in 1812, and came to the United States in 1838. He lived about one year in St. Louis, and then went to Dubuque, where he was married to Kartherine Strockhoff, who was born in Germany. They came to Clayton County in 1841, making them among the very earliest settlers of the county. He settled on a farm on section 24, in the town of Garnavillo, where his family still lives. Mr. Schulte died in October, 1877. He was a man of great physical strength and power of endurance. He made a beautiful home on section 24, where his widow still lives; the farm contains over 500 acres. Mrs. Schulte has five children, viz.: Frank, Herman, William, Henry and John E.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 808
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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