Biography - Andrew Hoehn

Andrew HOEHN, farmer, P. O. Nokomis, born in Germany July 3, 1834, son of Ambrose and Agatha (RIEDER) HOEHN, he a farmer by occupation, born in Germany in April, 1805, died in Clinton County, Ill., March 8, 1856; she, also a native of Germany, born December 25, 1806, is now residing in Montgomery County. Subject emigrated to America with his parents in 1847; landed in New Orleans, thence moved to St. Louis, where he remained a few months, then moved to Clinton County, Ill., where he lived twenty-nine years, after which he removed to his present place; he received a fair education in the schools of Germany and of Clinton County, Ill., and began life as a farmer, in which occupation he is still engaged; has been Tax Collector of Witt Township. In Clinton County, Ill., November 12, 1860, he married Bettie OBERLE, born in Germany in 1843, daughter of Andon and Elizabeth (BLAESE) OBERLE; from this union there have been born to them eight children - Charles, Catharine, Henry, Isabel, John A., Emma M., Ambrose and Elizabeth B. Mr. HOEHN is a member of the Catholic Church, and is a Republican.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, pages 314-315.

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