Biography of Michael Majerus
Winona County, MN Biographies

MICHAEL MAJERUS name should rank among the first of the old settlers who made a home in the beautiful Whitewater valley. In 1852 he lauded at the mouth of the Whitewater on the Mississippi and followed the windings of the stream until he found a spot he thought would suit. There he built himself a shanty, and there he has since remained. The shanty gave place to a commodious log house, which has, in its turn, given place to one of the handsomest brick residences to be found in the valley. Mr. Majerus is a man of marked strength of purpose, and he has "hoed his own row" through life, and can look back at it.s struggles and triumphs with well-earned satisfaction. Mr. Majerus is a German, born in 1828, came to America in 1851, was married in Germany, and has a family of seven children. He is a Lutheran and a republican.


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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