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Fred Von Strohe
Born 1856
FRED VON STROHE, clergyman Evangelical Lutheran Church, near Monticello; P.O. Monticello; was born in Jonesville, Ind., in 1856; received his education at Fort Wayne and St. Louis; was at Fort Wayne six years and at St. Louis three; graduated at Concordia Theological Seminary in 1879, and is now in his first settled ministerial work. His parents live in Indiana. He has a fine field for labor where he now is; the church was built in 1877; the membership is about seventeen; they are old settlers, and are among the best farmers of the county. Mr. Von Strohe is not married; boards with Mr. John Null, and has the parsonage for his sleeping apartments, library and home; the parsonage was built before the church, and the upper part was used for church purposes for some time before the church was built.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 636.

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