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Matches 1 to 50 of 1901

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# Person ID Last Name, Given Name(s) Birth Date Occupation: Date Occupation: Place Occupation
1 I30  Abendroth, Karl Friedrich  9 Jul 1836      He was a day laborer. 
2 I60  Ackermann, Carl  19 Jun 1901      He was a blacksmith. 
3 I01  Ackermann, Gottlieb  5 Dec 1801  Aft 1831    Worked as scribe for Christian Metz, used some medical knowledge to help the sick 
4 I23  Ackermann, Gottlieb  22 Jul 1876      He worked in the woolen mill. 
5 I71  Ackermann, Harry Roy  13 Apr 1922      South Meat Mkt, Winery, named County Assessor 1974 
6 I14  Ackermann, Johann Christoph  ca May 1781      He was a farmer. 
7 I05  Ackermann, Karl  5 Oct 1810      Worked as day laborer and general laborer. Once he became elder again, was member of the daily Bruderrath (council of brethen), was in charge for managing kitchens and gardens. 
8 I04  Ackermann, Karoline  3 Mar 1817      Had some medical knowledge, worked as nurse, managed wounds, administered cupping therapy. 
9 I104  Ackermann, L.J.         
10 I67  Ackermann, Raymond Carl  12 Feb 1908      He worked in the woolen mill, and in the South Amana cow and dairy barn. 
11 I93  Ackermann, R.C.         
12 I108  Ackermann, W.K.         
13 I69  Ackermann, Wilhelm Friedrich  8 Jan 1909      He was manager of the Meat Market. 
14 I49  Ackermann, Wilhelm Heinrich  15 Mar 1892      Meat Market Manager 
15 I80  Ackermann, W.F.         
16 I6423  Ahrenholtz, Judith Carol  11 Aug 1944      Judi worked for National Rejectors Industries in Hot Springs, Arkansas, for 18 years before moving to the Amanas. 
17 I6423  Ahrenholtz, Judith Carol  11 Aug 1944    Amana, Ct Iowa, Iowa, USA   She was employed at the Amana Woolen Mill, retiring after 23 years. 
18 I114  Ahrens, E.R.         
19 I737  Akers, J.         
20 I85  Albert, Carl Paul  15 Nov 1930      He taught Drama and Language Arts in Reinbeck and Mason City, Arkansas State College in Jonesboro, Ark. He spent the last 29 years of his career at Washington high School where he was inducted into the Washington High School Performing Arts Hall of Fame. 
21 I91  Albert, Caroline Mae  20 Dec 1935      Secretary at Amana Society 
22 I76  Albert, Christine Catharine  28 Mar 1925      Cook at Colony Inn 
23 I111  Albert, T.A.         
24 I83  Albert, William Henry  12 Jan 1929      Employed by Amana Refrigeration for 39 years as a foreman 
25 I42  Albrecht, Heinrich  21 Nov 1862  Aft 1890  High Amana, Ct Iowa, Iowa, USA   Worked with cows and other livestock. 
26 I42  Albrecht, Heinrich  21 Nov 1862    High Amana, Ct Iowa, Iowa, USA   Heinrich came in younger years as a day laborer to High Amana. 
27 I3887  Andritschke, L.M.         
28 I3887  Andritschke, L.M.         
29 I1181  Äschlimann, Johannes  Cal Jan 1775      He was a farmer. 
30 I821  Babbitt, Kenneth Merlyn  10 Oct 1914      Served in the army during World War II in the European Theater, participating in the Normandy invasion. Was a realtor in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 
31 I793  Baez, Linda        Linda M. Bendorf (M.A.T., J.D., The University of Iowa) is an award-winning instructor and writing coach who has inspired both novice and seasoned writers in the Iowa Summer Writing Festival for more than two decades. Linda’s recent essay, “Quest for the Rufous-Capped Warbler,” will appear in a forthcoming issue of Bird Watcher’s Digest. The essay reveals how intuition and hard work help us to find the magic…in birding and writing! Linda is director of Blue Sage Writing, which offers workshops, one-on-one coaching, manuscript editing, and private writing retreats in Boulder, Colorado. Linda’s essays, features, and poetry have also appeared in the Chicago Tribune Media Group’s Triblocal, The University of Iowa’s The Daily Palelette, USA Today, Gannett News Service Wire, Des Moines Register, Instructor, The Iowan, and Gather Magazine. Linda and her husband, Carl, live on Colorado’s Front Range where they hike, bird, bike and marvel at the ever-changing sunsets over the Rockies. 
32 I770  Bahndorf, D.H.         
33 I618  Bahndorf, Edna  1 Nov 1908      Worked at furniture store, meat market, and Amana Refrigeration. 
34 I271  Bahndorf, Ernst  17 Jan 1860      Worked in sheep barn. 
35 I659  Bahndorf, Ernst Heinrich  15 Jul 1916      Farm dept., woolen mill, refrigeration 
36 I433  Bahndorf, Friedrich  15 Jul 1899      Worked on farm and in woolen mill. 
37 I268  Bahndorf, Gottlob Karl  8 Jul 1831    East Amana, Ct Iowa, Iowa, USA   Shepherd. There was no shepherd in East Amana. so the community had to hire people from outside. Ernst Eckert knew Gottlob Karl from Germany already. So he was contacted in Germany and asked if he would be willing to immigrate and work as shepherd. He worked with the sheep together with his sons. 
38 I591  Bahndorf, Heinrich  29 Jul 1906      Farm worker 
39 I673  Bahndorf, Herbert Carl  11 Oct 1918      Farming, machine operator at woolen mill 
40 I746  Bahndorf, Jean Marie  26 Aug 1938      She was employed at the Amana Store and the Woolen Mill Office and Sales Room. She also worked at the Amana Post Office and was postmaster in Homestead for 28 years. She was a member of the NAPUS Postal Union. 
41 I96  Bahndorf, Leona Ruth  16 Dec 1922      Leona worked for many years at Amana Refrigeration on the assembly line. 
42 I742  Bahndorf, M.E.         
43 I725  Bahndorf, Norman Raymond  15 Mar 1927      For 20 years, he worked at Coca-Cola as a plant superintendent and then became an auto sales representative. 
44 I590  Bahndorf, Otto  4 Mar 1904      Carpenter 
45 I677  Bahndorf, Viola F  11 Nov 1919      Woolen mill, Amana Refrigeration 
46 I655  Bahndorf, Walter Frank  25 Mar 1914      Farm laborer. 
47 I568  Baier, Louise Margaretha  10 Feb 1901      Bookkeeper in Main Office Amana Society 
48 I329  Bang, Peter sr  15 Oct 1851  1882    He worked in the woolen mill. 
49 I7659  Barendt, Ferdinand  Abt 1845      He was a day laborer working on the farm. 
50 I226  Bauer, Jakob  28 May 1822      Worked in the bakery in South Amana, after he had health problem worked as a general worker. 

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