SAUER, FRANK A. Farmer; Sec. 7; owns 140 acres, probable valuation $5,000, Mr. Sauer was born May 12, 1829; in Baden, Germany; came to Ogle Co. in 1851 and settled in Oregon Tp.; he was married May 19, 1856, to Catherine, daughter of John Beckman, of Leaf River Tp., in this Co.; Mrs. Sauer was born April 1, 1839, in B evin, Germany; they have eleven children: Elizabeth, Ross E., Joseph F., John V., George, Theresa, Magdalene, Caroline, Mathilde, Charles A., and Michael W.; Mr. Sauer is a Democrat and a member of the Catholic Church; Mrs. Sauer is a member of the same Church.
The History of Ogle County, Illinois, Containing A History of the County---Its Cities, Towns, Etc., A Biographical Directory of Its Citizens, War Records of Its Volunteers in the Late Rebellion, General and Local Statistics, PORTRAITS OF EARLY SETTLERS AND PROMINENT MEN, History of the Northwest, History of Illinois, Map of Ogle County, Constitution of the United States, Miscellaneous Matters, Etc., ILLUSTRATED, Chicago, H. F. Kett & Co., Times Building, 1878, p. 634.