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William Wegener
Elk Twp.

William Wegener is a native of Prussia, born May 21, 1821. He emigrated to America in 1856, landing at Quebec, Canada, and from there went to Missouri, where he resided until 1858, when he came to Clayton County and settled on section 7, Elk Towhship. He now owns a finely cultivated farm of 120 acres, and is one of the representative grain and stock growers of Clayton County. He was married in his native country on June 8, 1852 to Augusta Strack, who was likewise a native of Prussia, born Sept. 22, 1824. Two children blessed their union, one surviving-Charles, who was born March 7, 1853, and is still at home, the main stay of his parents in their old age. Mr. Wegener is a member of the Lutheran church, and votes the Republican ticket.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 766
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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