Biography of Henry Boesenberg
Cook County, Il Biographies

HENRY BOESENBERG, retired farmer, P. O., Manheim, was born in Hanover, Germany, in 1819, son of Henry Boesenberg. He came to Cook County in 1841 and located at Plum Grove. Palatine Township, and engaged in farming. In 1844 he moved to Lerden Township, where he purchased 80 acres, and now owns 320 acres, He was married in 1843 to Miss Mary. daughter of Carson Heinsooth. They have five childrenó C H. Rosa, Herman L., George and William. They are members of the Protestant Lutheran Church. Mr. Boesenberg has been Commissioner of highways. Supervisor. Collector and assessor of Leyden. He retired from active business five years ago and is now enjoying the fruits of his hard labor and industry of former years. In 1874 he was appointed Postmaster of Menheim, which appointment he still holds.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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