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Date: 5/31/2005 at 12:34:20
Biography reproduced from page 432 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Christian Dau is a native of Mecklenberg, Schwerien, Germany, born May 21, 1834. In 1866 he came to America, locating in Whitewater, Wis., where he worked at wagon-making ten years. In 1876 he came to Kossuth Co., Iowa, and purchased 120 acres of land on section 23, Algona township. He afterwards added 160 acres, now owning 280 acres of land, 160 acres of which is under cultivation. Mr. Dau has erected some good buildings on his place. He married, in November, 1860, Fredericke Gease, also a native of Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Dau have eight children—Mary, August, Herman, Frank, Max, Willie, Amanda and George. Mr. and Mrs. Dau are members of the Evangelical Church.
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