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Henry WRAGE Biography, GER

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Henry WRAGE Biography, GER

Posted: 13 Jul 2006 3:50PM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Wrage, Otten
From "History of Grant County, Wisconsin", 1881, p. 1015.

TOWN OF ELLENBORO

HENRY WRAGE, wagon-maker; P. O. Ellenboro; was born in Germany in 1825; came to America in 1852; remained a short time in Chicago; then to Galena; then in 1857 to Grant Co., Wis.; learned his trade in the old country; was also in the army in the old country, in the war between Denmark and Germany. His wife, Gertrude Otten, who was born in Germany, came to America in 1850; married in 1854; they have five children - Emma, Henry, John B., Harry W. and Augustus. In religion, he was raised a Catholic, his wife Lutheran. He owns 10 acres near the village, with good house; also, 120 acres in Secs. 14 and 13, Ellenboro.

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