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Graeber, Philip


Posted By: Daniel K. Higginbottom (email)
Date: 11/14/2014 at 15:06:00

GRAEBER, PHILIP-Farmer, section 15 (Madison Twp.), P. O. Polk City. Was born in Germany, January 8, 1838, and when eight years of age, emigrated with his parents to America, landing in New York. From there he came to Iowa and located in Lee county, and was engaged in farming there until the spring of 1878, when he came to this county. He owns a farm of 260 acres of land. Was married in Lee county, December 10, 1861, to Miss Margaret Brandle. They have eight children: Philip, Willie, Robert, Margaret, Katie, Jacob, George and Augustave A.

Source: "The History of Polk County, Iowa," p.1028. Des Moines, Union Historical Company, 1880.


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