F. Wegener, proprietor of the Norfolk House, is a native of Prussia. In 1851, he came to Jefferson County, Wis., and followed farming about three years; he then ran a saw-mill several years; sold this mill in 1859. He then opened a general store in Watertown, Wis., and continued this business about ten years. In 1870, he came to Norfolk, opened a boarding house and saloon, and three years later he built the Norfolk House, this being the first hotel built in Norfolk; has since carried on this business. He was married in 1854, to Amelia Hans, of Prussia. They have three children–Gustav, Edmund and Elizabeth, now Mrs. Widaman.
Biographical Sketch of F. Wegener
MLA Source Citation:Cutler, William G. Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska. Chicago, Illinois: Western Historical Publishing Company. 1882-1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 April 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/nebraska/biographical-sketch-of-f-wegener.htm - Last updated on Mar 21st, 2013
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