Biography of Peter Doffing
Douglass, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Peter Doffing was born in Prussia, February 20th, 1844. When a child of one year came to America with his parents and located in Wisconsin. In 1855, came to Hampton, Dakato county, Minnesota, with his father who purchased one hundred and sixty acres. In 1869, Peter bought a farm in Goodhue county, which he sold in 1874, and located on his present farm in Douglass. Married January 27th, 1869, to Miss Margaret Smitch, a native of Prussia. Katie, John, Charles and Mary are their children. Mr. Doffing's farm comprises seven hundred acres, which is well improved and stocked. He gives considerable attention to raising and breeding Norman horses from imported stock.


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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