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Jacob Graber b. 1811 Germany d. Johnson Co. IA
Posted by: Mary Hitchcock (ID *****5723) Date: February 03, 2003 at 07:51:26
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Jacob Graber, broom maker of Iowa City, a native of Germany, was born January 8, 1811; came to America in 1844 and settled in Iowa City in 1845. First five years he farmed and the sold his claim to Jacob Rizer for $30 and moved to the city, and began gardening and basket making; and by patient toil, economy and industry, he has amassed a neat little fortune. He was married in Germany in 1837 to Miss Katie Dozer; she died in February 1864, by this marriage they had nine children: Lizzie, Nicholas, Katie, George, Andrew, John, Mary, Rosa and Peter. His second marriage was August 4, 1871 to Miss Barbara Emamon. He is a democrat in politics and voted against the prohibitory constitutional amendment. He is a member of the St. Marys Roman Catholic Church.
Source: History of Johnson County, IA 1836-1882 p.829.



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