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MENGHIS, F. M. (Switzerland, Mar. 7, 1837--Unknown). Menghis emigrated to the United States in 1852. He learned the drug trade and worked in the drug business in Indiana.  While living there, in 1863, he married Miss Mary Weber, a native of the city of Luzerne, Switzerland; they had five children. Her parents came to Dubuque in 1855.  
 
MENGHIS, F. M. (Switzerland, Mar. 7, 1837--Unknown). Menghis emigrated to the United States in 1852. He learned the drug trade and worked in the drug business in Indiana.  While living there, in 1863, he married Miss Mary Weber, a native of the city of Luzerne, Switzerland; they had five children. Her parents came to Dubuque in 1855.  
  
Mr. and Mrs. Mengis came to Dubuque in 1865 and were soon in the millinery business which became the largest business in their line in the city.  
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Mr. and Mrs. Mengis came to Dubuque in 1865 and were soon in the millinery business which became the largest business of its kind in the city.  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 15:48, 9 November 2018

MENGHIS, F. M. (Switzerland, Mar. 7, 1837--Unknown). Menghis emigrated to the United States in 1852. He learned the drug trade and worked in the drug business in Indiana. While living there, in 1863, he married Miss Mary Weber, a native of the city of Luzerne, Switzerland; they had five children. Her parents came to Dubuque in 1855.

Mr. and Mrs. Mengis came to Dubuque in 1865 and were soon in the millinery business which became the largest business of its kind in the city.

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Source:

Oldt, Franklin. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 848