Biography of Frederick Schweppe
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Schweppe, Frederick, born in Germany, near Hanover, April 4, 1837, is a son of John Ernest Schweppe, who died there. Frederick came to America in July, 1865, and spent nine years in and about New York city, working at his trade of fresco painter and decorator. In 1874, being sent to Elmira by his employer to fresco the Second National Bank, he found it to his advantage to remain and has since been engaged in the same business. He now employs from fifteen to twenty five men. Mr. Schweppe spent seven years in the army as a private, and the last year in the field, during the war between Germany and Denmark. He is a Mason, an I. O. O. F., and a B. P. O. E. He married, in Germany, Eleanore Johannsmeyer, and they have had six children, of whom two sons and two daughters survive.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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