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William Seeger
Born 1846
WILLIAM SEEGER, blacksmith, Viroqua; born in Prussia in 1846; came to America in 1857, and went to Galena; thence, in 1869, to Dubuque, and in 1871, to Jones Co. In politics, Democrat; in religion, Lutheran. He enlisted in the 12th I.V.I. in 1864, and was discharged at the close of the war; was at the siege of Atlanta and Dallas, Ga. His wife, Hilka Vonzwold, was born on the Atlantic Ocean in 1850; settled in New York; came to Iowa in 1873; married in 1875, and have four children—Freddie, Henry, Henrietta and an infant, Wilhelmena.

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


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