Bio: Thiel, August (1881)

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Surnames: Thiel, Gessner, Kading

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 343

AUGUST THIEL, of Thiel & Gessner, agricultural implements, came to Wisconsin in 1855. Located in Green Lake County, farming with his father up to 1862. Enlisted in 8th Wis. I., Aug. 29; served one year; was wounded in right shoulder at the battle of Corinth; returned to Green Lake County and farmed until 1877. Then came to Fall Creek, and opened business in agricultural implements; has been in company with E. Gessner since the Spring of 1881. Was born in Germany, in 1844; came to America in 1855; married at Fall Creek, 1865, to Louisa Kading, born in Germany. They have six children Herman, Edward, Louisa, William, Otto and Julius.

 

 


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