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Charles Neu, 1848


Posted By: Mona Sarratt Knight
Date: 10/25/2015 at 09:46:11

Charles Neu, proprietor of the Pioneer Liquor Store at Carroll, keeps in stock a large assortment of the best liquors, sour mash whisky, and Philip Best's beer. This business was established by the present proprietor on June 27, 1883. Mr. Neu is a native of Germany, born June 27, 1848, son of Phillip and Catherine (Rodesh) Neu. He resided in his native country until he arrived at the age of eighteen years, then immigrated to America, locating in LaSalle County, Illinois where he lived some five years. He then removed to Lake Superior, Michigan, living there about two years, then went to Colorado, where he was engaged some two years in the mines.

He returned to Germany, remaining about three months, then came back to LaSalle County, Illinois. In 1881 he came to Carroll, where he has since resided. March 6, 1881 he was united in marriage with Mary Adelhelm of LaSalle County, and by this marriage there are three children - Phillip Charles, Caroline, and Hilda. Freddy is deceased. Politically Mr. Neu was formerly a Republican, but is now a Democrat.

Source: Biographical and Historical Record of Carroll County Iowa, (1887), page 539.


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