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Andrew Tujetsch
Boardman Twp.

Andrew Tujetsch is a native of Switzerland, born in Fullers in November, 1811. He was married there in 1833 to Mary Heystel. They came to America in 1860, landed at New Orleans and came at once to Clayton County and settled in Boardman Township, July 12 of that year. He entered 215 acres of land, to which he has added until he now owns 361 acres of valuable land. Mr. and Mrs. Tujetsch have had twelve children, viz.: George, John (deceased), Christian, Christina, Catherine, Manga, Jacob (deceased), Andrew, Thomas, Jacob, John and Agnes. George married Maggie Eggley in 1868, who was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, in 1850. They have five children--Andrew, George, Eva, Mary and Maggie. George is engaged in farming his father's original purchase of 215 acres. Mr. Tujetsch is a member of the Catholic church and in politics is a Democrat.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 675


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