History of South Dakota vol 1 title page

Biography of Frank M. Huber

Frank M. Huber, born on July 25, 1862, in Bavaria, is a notable German-American farmer in Yankton County, South Dakota. He married Nellie Strunk on August 20, 1893, and they have three children: Nellie, Mary, and Herman. Huber owns and operates a 160-acre farm near Jamesville, where he raises Poland-China hogs and Shorthorn cattle. His farm, marked by numerous improvements he made, reflects his industrious and progressive nature. A Democrat, Huber has served as a school clerk but focuses primarily on his farming endeavors. He is a communicant of the Catholic Church and is known for his public-spirited and honorable life.

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History of South Dakota vol 1 title page

Biography of Peder Freng

Peder Freng was born in Norway on April 26, 1846, to John and Bertha Freng. In 1869, at the age of 23, he emigrated to the United States, settling in Yankton County, South Dakota. Freng developed a successful 160-acre farm, raising cattle and Poland-China hogs. He married Anna Freng on January 6, 1874, and they had six children. A dedicated Republican, Freng served as a school officer and county commissioner. He was a member of the Lutheran church and contributed significantly to the local community’s development and education. Freng built his home in 1890 and continuously improved his farm property.

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