Biography of August Hamburger
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

AUGUST HAMBURGER, who resides on his well developed farm of 74 acres located in section 31, Jefferson township, was born in Baden, Germany, February 3, 1851, and is a son of Conrad and Margaret Hamburger, natives of Germany.

August Hamburger came to America with his mother when 13 years old, his father having died in Germany previous their emigration to this country. They first settled in Marion township, Mercer County, Ohio, in 1864. Here August was reared and educated. In the fall of 1896 Mr. Hamburger moved from Marion township to his present home in Jefferson township. In 1898 he sold 45 acres of farm land in Granville township that he owned and then bought his present farm.

Mr. Hamburger was married April 13, 1875, to Philomena Lange, Four of their eight children are living, namely: Charlie, Annie, John and Valentine. Mrs. Hamburger died January 30, 189o. Mr. Hamburger's second marriage was with Mrs. Frances (Gerlach) Greiwe, widow of Barney Greiwe. She was the mother of six children by her first marriage. Mr. and Mrs. Hamburger are members of the Catholic Church. He is also a member of the German Independent Aid Society of Celina.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
and Representative Citizens
Edited & Compiled by: Hon. S. S. Scranton
Published by: Biographical Publishing Company
Chicago, Illinois

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