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Frederick William Schmiedeskamp, born March 8, 1807, in Schoettmar, Lippe-Detmold, and his wife, Henrietta, nee Brand, born January 26, 1817, in the same town, came to Quincy in 1846. Schmiedeskamp was a stonemason and for many years followed his trade. He died 1879, his wife departed this life in 1899. William Schmiedeskamp, the eldest son, learned the molder's trade and was one of the organizers of the Excelsior Stove Company. He married Louisa Germann and later moved to Camp Point, where he now resides on a farm, following agricultural pursuits. Henry E. Schmiedeskamp, the eldest son, graduated Maple High School in 1894. He entered the office of William Schlagenhauf, attorney in Quincy, where he studied law. Earning the money to pursue a college course, he matriculated in the law department of the Michigan State University and was graduated with the class of 1902. He then located in Quincy, practicing law in this city ever since.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p. 374-375.

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