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Otto HERTWECK 12614 - Hickman Co

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Otto HERTWECK 12614 - Hickman Co

Posted: 1502281718000
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Hertweck, Baltzer, Morton
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Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume 8B, Battle-Perrin-Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1886

OTTO HERTWECK, of the firm of Hertweck, Baltzer & Co., was born in Baden, Germany, in 1836, and is a son of Bernhardt and Martha Hertweck. The father was a weaver and died in 1856, aged sixty-three years; the mother died in 1878, at the age of seventy-nine years. Mr. Hertweck came to America in the year 1842, and located in Spencer County, Ind., where he remained until 1856, at which time he moved to Hickman. He engaged in the manufacturing business in 1858, which he has followed ever since, and in partnership with Mr. Baltzer is now operating the most extensive wagon works in west Kentucky. He was married in 1860 to Eliza E. Morton, of New York. Mr. and Mrs. Hertweck are the parents of seven children – Ida, Benjamin, Henry, Corrilla, Nettie, Roy, and Arch. Mr. Hertweck is a man of fine business qualifications, and at different times has held the office of city councilman and school trustee. He belongs to the K. of H., and is a member of the Catholic Church. Mrs. Hertweck is a member of the Episcopal Church.

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