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Henry Wurzbacker
November 18, 1833
HENRY WURZBACKER, dealer in boots and shoes, corner of Main and Ford streets, Anamosa; is a native of Germany, and was born November 18, 1833; when 15 years of age, he emigrated to America, in 1848; he learned his trade in Baltimore; then lived in Lancaster, Penn., for some years; he came to Linn Co., Iowa, in 1858, and came to Jones Co. and located in Anamosa in 1860; engaged in the boot and shoe business, and has the oldest boot and shoe store in town. He is a member of the fraternity of Odd Fellows, and belongs to Lancaster Lodge, No. 67, Lancaster, Penn. In December, 1863, he was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Brown, of Anamosa; they have four children—Frank, Edward, Charles and Burt.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 584.


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