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Charles Herbold, farmer and dairyman, was born in the village of Buitenbach, Germany, Sept. 20, 1837. He learned
the cooper's trade and also the brewer's trade in his native country, working at the former the greater part of
the time. At the age of twenty three years he embarked for America, being forty six days in making the voyage.
On arriving in New York he found employment in a vinegar factory where he remained three months when he came to
La Salle, and for eleven years he was engaged in coopering in the brewery of Eliel Brothers, after which he held
the position of superintendent of the brewery, remaining with that firm till they went out of the business, a period
of twenty-two years. In 1879 he bought a farm of eighty six acres one and one half miles froth La Salle to which
he has since added seventy-five acres. He now has a farm of 161 acres of choice land, with a good two story residence,
and two good barns built on the latest and most improved plans. Together with farming he carried on a dairy. Re
has twenty four cows, sending milk to La Salle twice a day, supplying a good portion of that city. He was married
in 1863 to Elizabeth Brudt, of La Salle, a native of Germany. They have five sons Henry, William, Frederick, Daniel
and Charlie. Mr. and Mrs. Herbold are members of the German Reform church, of which lie has served as Elder for
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