biography from Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
HENRY KLEINKOPF, of Harrison Township, is actively engaged in the manufacture of stoneware. He was born in Henry County, Iowa, July 15, 1859, and is the son of B. and Ernestine Kleinkopf. The former resides in Henry County, and pursues the occupation of farming, and the latter died in 1874. Both were natives of Germany. The subject of this sketch was united in marriage, May 2, 1886, with Miss Ida Harding, a daughter of Louis and Jane (Tatman) Harding. Her father is a farmer, yet, like the son-in-law, is engaged in the manufacture of earthenware, to a considerable extent, and has one kiln running about all the time. The clay grounds used by our subject have been used for the manufacture of stoneware for many years, and the quality of that goods has an established reputation in nearly every portion of Iowa. The clay is pure and free from all deleterious substances, and is molded into almost every conceivable shape, suitable for household and other uses, and finds a ready sale in the markets of the State, at remunerative prices.
Portrait & Biographical Album of Mahaska Co., Iowa, 1887
Mahaska County, Iowa Genealogy