Biography - William Steinrauf

William STEINRAUF, M. D., Nokomis, born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany, September 18, 1850, son of John and Catharine (STENGEL) STEINRAUF, he, a native of Hesse-Darmstadt, born in 1827, died at St. Louis, Mo., in September, 1872; was a stone mason, and served two years in the United States Army; she, still living in St. Louis, was born in Kurkessen, Germany, November 8, 1822. Subject received a good classical education at St. Louis and Washington, Mo., and graduated, in 1876, from the St. Louis College, Missouri. He was married, at Belvidere, Ill., in March, 1878, to Miss Carolina KUPPLER, born at Rock Island, Ill., June 19, 1860, and a daughter of John and Anna Maria (LEPLA) KUPPLER; he, born in Wurtemberg, Germany, died in 1877; and she, born in Bavaria, Germany. The result of his union is one son, Albert, now four years old. Subject practiced medicine in Jefferson City, Mo., and moved to Nokomis in 1880, where he soon gained a host of friends and an enviable reputation. He is a strict member of the Lutheran Church, and is always on hand when duty calls.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 323.

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