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Chris Jaeger
Born June 19, 1852
CHRIS JAEGER, proprietor of saloon and restaurant, Monticello; is a native of Germany, and was born in the kingdom of Wurtemberg June 19, 1852; he emigrated to America and landed in this country June 19, 1871; he came to Clayton Co., Iowa, the same year, and lived in Elkader and vicinity until the present year. On the 19th of June, 1879, he married Miss Katie Kamer, from Elkader, Clayton Co., Iowa; she is a native of Vienna, Austria; they came to Monticello during the present year. Mr. Jaeger is a member of I.O.O.F., and belongs to Elkader Lodge, No. 304.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 671.


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