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Henry Bohlken
Born 1854
HENRY BOHLKEN, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 25; P.O. Amber; born in Germany in 1854; came to America and Jones Co. in 1872. Farm consists of 270 acres, belonging to the Hildenbrandt estate; Mr. Hildenbrandt died in 1865. Maiden name of Mrs. Bohlken was Maggie Hildenbrandt, a native of New York; they were married in 1876. Mrs. Hildenbrandt died in July, 1879; there were nine children; names of those living are George, Maggie, Minnie and Philip. Mr. Bohlken is a Democrat, and so is also George Hildenbrandt.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 621.


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