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Adolph Wollmer


ADOLPH WOLLMER, farmer, Sec. 11; P. O. Tess Corners. Born Aug. 22, 1837, near Otterndorf, Hanover. His parents, Peter N. and Sophia W., emigrated in 1847, locating on a farm in Greenfield, Milwaukee Co., where Adolph remained until 1866. He then located on his farm of 94 acres; has cleared it of the stumps of the original timber, and built, in 1878, a large and pleasant, farmhouse; has also enlarged the original barn, it now being 30x80, and built one 26x30.

Married Miss Meena, daughter of C. L. Pellman. She was born in Saxony. They have five children – Tillie, Rudolph, Amanda, Edward and Ella, all born on the home farm. Mr. W. is a live farmer; formerly bred horses, but at present is raising grain; politics, Democrat.

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