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    Conrad Kriegbaum, farmer and blacksmith, Laura; he was born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany in December, 1834; he is the son of George P. Kriegbaum, who was born in l800. He married Margaret Geotz in 1823 she was born in 1801. and died about four years ago ; Mr. K. is still living at the advanced age of 80 years; he reared a family of ten children, five sons and five daughters, all living but one, and eight immigrated to this country and located in Ohio our subject was the youngest son and was reared on a farm; he remained at home until he attained the age of 17, when he concluded to try his fortune in America ; he embarked at Havre, France, and after a pleasant voyage of forty-six days, landed in Now York City; from here he came direct to Springfield, Ohio, near where he located and began farming; the following spring he came to West Milton, this county, and entered an apprenticeship at the blacksmith trade; after serving, three years, he worked as a journeyman until 1862, when he set up shop in Covington he operated this until 1871, when he traded his residence for a farm on Panther Creek, in Newton township, this he sold in October, 1877, and purchased where he now resides he combines with his farming blacksmithing. In the spring of 1862, he was married to Miss Susanna Smith, who was born in Pennsylvania and raised in Ohio; they have two children; Anna R. and Martha, E.; Mr. K. is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, and Mrs. K, of the Shiloh Christian Church of Newton township.

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