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Nicholas Dahlem
Born 1842
NICHOLAS DAHLEM, miller and owner of Fremont Mills; P.O. Anamosa; was born in Germany in 1842; he came to the United States in November, 1868, and settled in Dubuque Co., where he had charge of the Rockville Mills for three and a half years; in February, 1873, he engaged as miller in the mill which he now owns; he purchased the mill in May, 1876; the mill has two run of stone, with a grinding capacity of about one hundred and sixty bushels per day of twenty-four hours. He was married to Marguerette Betts, a native of Germany; have four children—Mary, Peter, Lucy and Josephine.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 694.


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