Biography - Jacob Hauser

Jacob HAUSER, farmer, P. O. Raymond, was born in Germany August 11, 1842. At the age of twenty-two years, he emigrated to America and settled in Pennsylvania, but soon after joined a German army corps and entered the service, where he remained six months, and then went to Greene County, Ill., where he remained ten years, and came to Montgomery County, and soon after purchased the farm he now lives upon; he has made nearly all the improvements himself, and his surroundings show Mr. HAUSER to be an energetic and enterprising man; his farm consists of eight acres of choice farm land, situated near Raymond, and which, as a practical farmer, he keeps in a high state of cultivation, and which denotes his interest in public improvements and advancement of agricultural interests in the county. He received a very good education in Germany, and has always performed the duties of a farm life. He was married, in Montgomery County, July 4, 1875, to Dora REESER, who was born in Germany, and came to America when twenty-one years of age; she is the mother of two children, viz.: Mena and Anna. Politically, Mr. HAUSER is independent; devotes his time to growing the usual farm crops and raising stock. Socially, he enjoys the highest esteem of the entire community.

Extracted 20 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 224.

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