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Henry Rohrbach
Born 1832
HENRY ROHRBACH, Postmaster and agent of the C.,M.&St.P.R.R., Viroqua; born in Prussia, Germany, in 1832; came to America in 1853; went to Pennsylvania; then, in 1853, to Stephenson Co., Ill.; in 1870, to Iowa; owns town property in Rock City, Ill., and Viroqua. In politics, Republican; in religion, Lutheran. Was Collector in Illinois and Supervisor. His wife, Caroline Long, was born in Germany in 1837; married in 1857 and have nine children—George H., Ida L., Mary S., Robert, Annie Mary, William A., Jane, Olive and Eva. He is also dealer in grain, stock and thc general business of the town.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 651.


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