Biographical Sketch of F. Wegener

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.



MLA Source Citation:

Cutler, William G. Andreas' History of the State of Nebraska. Chicago, Illinois: Western Historical Publishing Company. 1882-1883. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 22 October 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/nebraska/biographical-sketch-of-f-wegener.htm - Last updated on Mar 21st, 2013


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