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Frederick L. Tiede
Farmersburg Twp.

Frederick L. Tiede, farmer, son of Charles and Fredrika (Tiede) Tiede, who were natives of Germany, was born there on Feb. 16, 1840. He was educated in Germany, and came to the United States in 1855. He has always followed farming, and in 1864 bought his present farm of 135 acres on section 29, which is finely cultivated. In 1865 he married Dorothea, daughter of William and Katherine (Meyer) Becker, natives of Germany, where the former died. Katherine came to Garnavillo Township, Clayton County, in 1854, where she died in 1878. Dorothea was born April 29, 1843. By the above union there are six children - Alvina, born Jan. 31, 1866; Minna, Oct. 17, 1867; Bertha, Nov. 12, 1869; Frederick William, Feb. 26, 1872; Sarah, Jan. 14, 1874, and Mahala, Aug. 20, 1880. Mr. Teide and family are members of the Lutheran church. He is a member of the United Workmen, Fidelity Lodge, at Garnavillo, and votes the Democratic ticket. He is a self-made man; though coming to the county in limited circumstances, he has by untiring industry and perseverance accumulated a fine property and home.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 783-4


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