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Today In Genealogy History – August 7, 2012

Margarite Streich was born 167 years ago – August 7, 1845 – in Switzerland.  She came to the United States and settled in Johnson County, Iowa, where she married Jacob Leuenberger, from Durrenroth, Bern, Switzerland.  Margarite and Jacob had 9 children:  Rosa, Mary, Ellen, John, Margarite, Lavinia, Will, Delvie and Jacob Henry Leuenberger.

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