Biography of Christian Drinchahan
Winona County, MN Biographies

CHRISTIAN DRINCHAHAN was born in Mickleburgh, Germany, in 1820, and came to this country in 1852, when he worked on a farm in Wisconsin, and afterward working on a railroad in Indiana. He went to California, where lie remained three years, seeking his fortune in the gold diggings. In 1855 he came to Mount Vernon, taking up land by the river. He purchased his present farm in 1860. Mr. Drinchahan has been remarkably successful, and is one of the wealthiest citizens in the township and probably the largest landowner. He was married in 1855 to Miss Doris Flarot, and has a fine family of six children. He is an active republican and a Lutheran in religious opinions. There are few other settlers in the township that so thoroughly enjoy the respect and esteem of the citizens generally as does Mr. Drinchahan.


FROM:
The History of Winona County
Together with Biographical Matter, Statistics, Etc.
BY: A. T. Andreas
H. H. Hill and Company, Publishers
Chicago 1883.

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