Biography of Frederick Schurch
Hastings, Dakota County, MN Biographies

Frederick Schurch was born in Switzerland, March 25th, 1844. After passing eleven years in his native land, he came to this continent, and first located in Northampton county, Pennsylvania. One year later he removed to Phillipsburgh, New Jersey, there learning the trade of harness making. Coming to Hastings in 1865, and after working one year with his father, became his partner in his chosen trade. In this position he continued till 1869, then began again alone at his present location. He engaged in various lines of business in connection with his regular trade, but since January, 1878, has given his entire attention to harness making, having present one of the finest harness and horse furnishing establishments in the north west. Married in 1867 to Lena Marty, of Washington county, Minnesota. Annie, John F., Elizabeth and Emma 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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