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John P. Welzel
Grand Meadow Twp.

John P. Welzel was born in Clayton County, near Garnavillo, on Apr. 14, 1855. When he was about six years old his father removed with his family to Grand Meadow Township. John P. was here reared and educated. He was married on Mar. 19, 1878, to Emma Shultz, who was born in Pennsylvania, Dec. 5, 1855. They have one child-- Charles G., born Dec. 3, 1878. Mr. Welzel is known as one of the substantial farmers of Clayton County. He owns a finely cultivated farm of eighty acres on section 34, this township. He is a member of the Lutheran church.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 837
Transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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