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August Uecker
Boardman Twp.

August Uecker, merchant tailor, Elkader, one of the enterprising business men of this city, was born in Prussia, Germany, April 28, 1853, and there received his education. When fourteen years of age he was apprenticed to a tailor, giving three years time and $30 in cash, for instruction. In 1872 he emigrated to the States, locating in Dunkirk, N.Y. In 1876 he came to Clayton County. In 1877 he married Wilhelmina Witt, who was born in Germany. By this union there are three children, viz.: Herman, Louisa, Alfredia. Mr. Uecker is a member of the A.O.U.W., Bismark Lodge, No. 110.

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


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