Biography of Henry Mettler
Inver Grove, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Henry Mettler was born March 26th, 1823, in Germany. Came to America in 1853, and lived two years in Cincinnati, then came to Minnesota, and made a claim of forty acres in Liver Grove township, remaining on it ten years. In 1865, moved to Washington county, and two years later purchased forty acres of timber land, which he cleared, furnishing the steamers with fuel. In 1875, purchased his present farm, owning now 242 acres, 100 of which are under cultivation. Married in May, 1861, to Barbara Klutz, a native of Germany. Frederick, Joseph, Julia and Annie are their living 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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