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S. Gerdes
Born 1854
S. GERDES, farmer, Wayne Twp., Sec. 17; P.O. Langworthy; born in Germany in 1854; came to America in 1872, and to Jones Co. in the same year; carries on farm on shares with Mr. John Oltman. Wife's maiden name was Mary Grumm, a native of Illinois; they were married January 21, 1879; have one child—William Gerhardt. Mr. and Mrs. Gerdes are members of the Lutheran Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 624.


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