E. G. Otte, son of the early settler of Hastings, August Otte, who died in 1869, was born in Germany August
18th, 1854. Came to the United States in 1857, locating first in Hampton, Minnesota, engaged in farming. In 1870,
moved to Hastings, and for six years was clerk in register of deeds office. Filled the position of bookkeeper of
the First National bank one and one half years. In 1879, became a partner in the firm of Beltz and Otte, dealers
in hardware, leather, etc. He and Miss Charlotte Behthardt, of Hastings, were united in marriage in 1876. Fred
and Edwin are their children.
The History of Dakota County and the City of Hastings.
By J. Fletcher Williams.
North Star Publishing Company.
Dakota County, MN
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