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John Kuester
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
p. 1099

John Kuester, an early settler, was born in Germany, and in 1869 married Frederika Zammsow. In 1877 he came to America and located in Olmsted county, this state, where he farmed four years. Then he moved to the vicinty of Ft. Ridgely, where he managed a farm for four years. Subsequently he bought a farm of 80 acres in section 4, Beaver Falls township, where he lived until his death, May 3, 1902. His wife is still living at Redwood Falls at the age of seventy-eight years. Of their seven children, three died in infancy. Gustave died in 1906, at the age of thirty-three; Albert is village marshal at Wabasso, this state; John W. and Richard H. are farmers in Beaver Falls township.

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