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Gottlieb Burge, born in 1823 in Hornussen, Switzerland, came to America in 1847, located in Vicksburg, Mississippi, and later came to Cincinnati, where he married Josephine Gerschwiler. In 1856 they came to Quincy, where Gottlieb Burge was a member of the firm Lackworthy & Burge, building contractors, later Burge & Buerkin, and finally Burge-Huck Company, manufacturers of showcases and furnishing interior work for banks, drug-stores and business houses generally. October 6, 1902, Gottlieb Burge died, the business being continued by his son-in-law Oscar P. Huck, until the death of the latter.

Wilcox, David. Quincy and Adams County History and Representative Men. Chicago: Lewis, 1919, p 418.

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