Biography of Conrad Zimmer
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CONRAD ZIMMER (deceased) came to Blue Island in 1847 and followed agricultural pursuits seven years; he then kept a general store at Homewood. Cook County. until 1862. when he removed his business to Dulton, where he did a flourishing trade until he died, Oetoher 27, 1881. He was born in Hungen, Germany, December 22, 1833, and came to America in 1847. December 22, 1861, he was married to Miss Catharine Neigel, born at Cassel, Germany, April 5. 1841. They had eight children, Elizabeth, born September 15, 1862; Anna M., born March 28, 1864; Wilhelmiua C., born July 5, 1866: Emma C., born March 9. 1868: Marc C.. born November 14, 1869; Conrad F. D. and Bertha, born July 1, 1874. and Henry J., born January 7, 1878. They nere members of the Lutheran Church. Mr. Zimmer served as Postmaster eight years at Homewood, and fourteen years at Dolton.


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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