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Gerhard KRONER, born March 9, 1816, in Grossendohren, Hanover, emigrated to America in, 1840, came by way of New Orleans, and located in Quincy, where he, in 1841, married Marie STARMMANN, also born in Hanover. His wife died in 1851, and May 25, 1852, Gerhard KRONER married for the second time, his choice being Marie HOEDINGHAUS. She was born June 5, 1834, near Paderborn, Westphalia, and came to Quincy in 1851. The family lived immediately south of the city in Melrose Township, where they for many years raised all kinds of garden products. May 25, 1901, the couple celebrated their golden wedding. Both have since died. Children living are: Frank KRONER, dairyman; Josephine, wife of Frank WISKIRCHEN, and Cecelia, wife of John WISKIRCHEN, all in Melrose.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p. 349.

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