IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.

Rudolph C. Strube
Volga Twp.

Rudolph C. Strube, blacksmith and general repairer, East Elkport, was born in Clayton County, Ia., March 30, 1856, son of John H. and Christina (Eberhardt) Strube, who were natives of Germany, and came to America in 1848, and settled in Clayton County. Rudolph was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. Upon attaining his majority he left the paternal roof to make his own way in the world. He engaged as farm hand a few months, then went to Elkport, where he learned the blacksmith's trade, and worked at that there until March, 1882, when he removed to East Elkport and established his present business. He has a thriving trade, and is a first-class workman. In politics he is a Republican.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1127
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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