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ANDRES, Henry M.

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ANDRES, Henry M. (Schleswig-Holstein, Mar. 23, 1833--Dubuque, IA, Dec. 31, 1895). A manufacturer of fine cigars and dealer in all kinds of tobacco and pipes, Andres learned his business in Germany. (1) He came to America in 1857 and settled in Dubuque on December 1, 1857. Andres left the city a few years later and moved to Missouri. During the CIVIL WAR, he was in the service, and was a member of the St. Charles, (Mo) CO. B.Krekeus Battery U. S. R. C. NO. INF. (2) He did not return to Dubuque until after the war. (3)

According to the 1883 Dubuque City Directory, this business was located at 768 Main. The business had formally been operated by Louis PAULSEN and his brother. (4)

The 1884-1885 Dubuque City Directory listed 724 Main.



1. "Old Citizen Dead," Dubuque Daily Herald, January 1, 1896, p. 8

2. Find-A-Grave, Online: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/83106150/henry-m_-andres

3. "Municipal Molecules," Dubuque Daily Herald, August 20, 1891, p. 4

4. Ibid.

Oldt, Franklin T. History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880, p. 762