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Hermann Walke
Jefferson Twp.

Hermann Walke, farmer, section 15, township of Jefferson, is the son of Gehard Walke, who was born in Germany, April 14, 1807, came to the United States with his family, May 27, 1854, and has lived in this township since that time. His wife is deceased. Mary, an older daughter, with her husband, came earlier; she is now deceased. Mr. Gehard Walke has four childrenóJohn, Caroline, Hermann and Katie. Hermann was born in Germany in 1840, came here with his father, and has always lived in this township. He married Margaret Bierman Schroeder. They have five childrenóHermann, Katie, Mena, John and Louis. His farm contains 265 acres of finely cultivated land.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 783
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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