Biography of Andrew Denser
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Andrew Denser was born in Germany in 1836. He apprenticed as a tailor when fourteen years old, serving a term of three years. Came to America in 1854, landing at New York, thence to Milwaukee, and there worked at his trade until 1862. Enlisted in Company D, Twenty Fourth Wisconsin Regiment, and after a service of three years was discharged at Elmira, New York. Subsequently he started a country store at Diamond Bluffs, Wisconsin, continuing in it until coming to St. Paul, in. 1869. Here he established the tailor's trade, in which he prospered, and in 1878, went to Stillwater, Washington county, and farmed three years. Coming to West St. Paul township, he purchased his present farm. Married Miss Antonia Croy, in 1857. Rose, Andrew, Frank and Robert are their children.


From:
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Minneapolis. 1881.


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