1006 a,b
1890 Approximate
a) Kettle - material: metal and wood. Size: 6 1/2" diameter x 5 1/2" H. Spout extends about 2 1/2" from the side of the kettle. Leaf and flower design stamped on the sides of kettle. Metal wire handle riveted to metal eyelets on either side and at the top to a turned piece of wood painted black. (b) Lid. Metal with small knob on top.
Owned by Mrs. Henrich Bierman and later by her daughter, Mrs. D.E.Perrin. Bierman Collection: Bernie Bierman was a football coach at the University of Minnesota for the Golden Gophers. Bernie Bierman was the grandson of a Waseca County pioneer, Heinrich F. Bierman. In 1855, Heinrich made a claim in sections 13, in Wilton and 18 in Otisco where he lived until December 22, 1882, when he was accidentally killed by a fall from a wagon. His wife and five children lived in Waseca after his death. Luella and Marguerite Herbst are the granddaughters of Mr. and Mrs. Heinrich Bierman, and the daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Herbst. Mrs. Herbst was Elizabeth Bierman. They also donated items from Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Perrin. Mrs. Perrin was Emma Bierman.