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Peter Sebastian
Grand Meadow Twp.

Peter Sebastian is a native of Germany, born Feb. 9, 1817. He came to America in 1855, and remained in the State of New York working on a farm ten years, and in 1864 came to Iowa. He worked for his brother in Farmersburg one year then came to Grand Meadow Township, where he rented land three years, then bought his present farm. It consists of 150 acres of well- improved land in section 3. He was married to Catherine Speer in 1848. She was born in Germany in 1827. Three children have been born unto them, viz.: Sebastian, born in 1849; Fred, in 1851, and Frank, in 1853. Mr. Sebastian is a member of the Catholic church. He votes the Democratic ticket, and is one of Clayton County's sustantial men.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 835
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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