Hancock County ILGenweb

Gottlieb Altheide

Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding


Gottlieb Altheide was born Dec. 14, 1825. His parents were Peter and Reaka (Steffe) Altheide. He came to Quincy in 1855, where he followed tailoring five years. His sight failing him, he removed to a farm in this county and began agricultural life. He is now a prominent farmer and stock-raiser of Wythe township, residing on sec. 34, and owns 210 acres of valuable land. He was married in September, 1854, to Miss Reaka Hakker, by whom he has had 8 children: of these, 7 are living; viz., Annie, Fred, Minnie, Henry, Gottlieb, Caroline and Johnnie.

Page: 627

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.





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