Biographical Sketch of

Peter Krebsbach

Peter Krebsbach came to Adams Township in 1857 and settled on the northwest quarter of section 32. He built a log house which he covered with shakes; thirteen years later he built a good frame house and has built a frame barn. His farm contains 230 acres of land, two-thirds of which is under cultivation.

He was born in Germany where his younger days were spent in school and on the farm. In 1866 he emigrated to America and spent eight months in Illinois.

He was joined in marriage in February 1874 to Catherine King. She was born in Germany; came to America in company with her parents in 1873. Mr. and Mrs. Krebsbach are the parents of five children named, Anna, Mary, Mathias, Joseph, and Lizzie.

History of Mower County, 1884

Transcribed and submitted to MnGenWeb by Kathy Pike, Jan. 13, 2007