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Davis County >> 1882 Index

History of Davis County, Iowa
Des Moines: Iowa Historical Company, 1882


Unless noted, biographies submitted by Dick Barton.

Nemitz, Henry E., blacksmith, Stiles; was born October 14, 1848, in Prussia, Germany. At the age of seventeen he came to America. When sixteen he began to learn blacksmithing in the old country, and when he came over, he came directly to this county and engaged as a farm hand with J. J. Stutzman, and remained several years; then worked in Pulaski about two years; then, about the year 1876 came to Stiles and engaged at his trade, on his own account; has just built a new shop. He has a fine business, and the only shop in the place. He was married March 1, 1876, to Miss Elizabeth Lautz. they have one child, Bessie. Mr. N. is finely educated and is a very intelligent, practical, business man.

Correction from Dixie Blake, great-granddaughter of Henry Nemitz:  Henry Nemitz married Elizabeth Lantz, not Lautz as was noted in the biography.

Noel, Peter, J. submitted by Lois G. Cossel McMillin

Noel, Peter, J., farmer and stock-raiser, sections, 14,15 ,and 16. Post office Eldon or Hickory; states where born marriage, and children. Came to DC in 1850.