Biography of Michael Dornes


Dornes, Michael, Sardinia, p. o. East Concord, was born in Germany, August 11, 1846, and was a son of August and Augusta Domes, natives of Germany, who came to Colden in 1857. Later they moved to Concord and purchased 200 acres of land, and spent the last of their days in Sardinia. He died October 9, 1889, and his wife in 1882. Michael Domes was reared in Germany and began when a boy to herd cattle. He worked out about seventeen years on a farm, and in 1880 bought 175 acres of land, having put up buildings that cost about $5,000. Mr. Dornes started poor and is to-day one of the well-to-do farmers of the town. June 13, 1869, he married Margaret Barthel, and they have four children: George J., Michael J., Frederick W. and Augusta A.

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