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Dearborn County, INGenWeb Project

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SOURCE: "History of the Catholic Church In Indiana"-- by Charles Blanchard, 1898   {via Dearborn County Mail List}

GEORGE FAHLBUSH, grocer of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn county, Ind., is a son of Nicholas and Anna M. (Brandt) Fahlbush, who came to the United States from Germany in 1848, landing at New York, but who subsequently located on a farm in Dearborn county, Ind., where the mother died. George Fahlbush was born May 6, 1854, in Lawrenceburg, attended common schools, was reared on a farm, and at the age of twenty-five engaged in the general merchandise business in Lawrenceburg. He was married to Barbara E. Siementek, of Indiana, by whom he had four children, of whom three are living, viz: George N.,Harry and Florentine. All of the family are strict members of St. Lawrence church, and Mr. Fahlbush is a prominent member of the Catholic Knights of America, of which he was state secretary two terms - first at Logan two years, then at Vincennes. He has gained business success through his tact and industry, and now owns his corner store, with residence attached, and carries a well-selected stock of assorted merchandise, valued at $3,000.


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