Hans Hinrich Horstmann

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Name Hans Hinrich Horstmann
Born 1830-11-10 Holstein, Germany
Gender M
Died 1916-12-01 Orange Township, Clinton County, Iowa
Buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Toronto, Clinton County, Iowa
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Father Johann Friedrich Horstmann b. (1801-04-15, Sarau, Schleswig Holstein, Germany) d. (1872-01-14, Sarau, Schleswig Holstein, Germany)
Mother Katharina Maria Kitzmann b. (1802-12-16, Herrnburg, Nordwestmecklenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany) d. (1853-12-22, Neu Glasau, Segeberg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany)
Married 1825-01-07
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Family Unknown
Married , Germany
Children 1 Henry H. Horstmann b. (1854-10-05, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany) d. (1925-03-04, Bigelow, Nobles County, Minnesota)
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Family Emma Petersen b. (1838-10-25, Dithmarschen, Germany) d. (1922-06-03)
Children 1 Bismarck Carl Horstmann b. (1872-06-12, Toronto, Clinton, Iowa) d. (1947-03-02, Calamus, Clinton County, Iowa)
2 Pauline Horstmann


Henry Horstmann Sr. came to America in 1858. To Clinton Co. IA in 1865. Rose Hill Cemetery, Liberty Twp., Clinton Co., IA Birth 11 Oct 1830 can’t be correct as his brother was born only 4 months later on 28 Jan 1831 and this date is confirmed.

HENRY HORSTMANN Born October 11, 1830, in Schleswig, Holstein, Germany. Mr. Horstmann immigrated to American in 1858, settling in Scott County, where he met and was married to Miss Emma Peterson in 1859. They moved to Clinton County in 1869 and lived near Toronto, where he was active in everything that was for the betterment of the community. Mr. Horstmann was a book dealer and agent by trade. He served this county in the Sixteenth and Twenty-fourth General Assemblies, 1876 and 1892, and was a noted German speaker, addressing all the large gatherings in this vicinity. Source: The Wheatland Gazette, Wheatland, Iowa, December 6, 1916