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Friday, January 15, 1830   Sophia Binklemann

Sophia Binklemann (Nee Mäder) was born in Karlsruhe, in the Kingdom of Württemberg.  She and her husband David esatblished a brewery in Grass Valley, California in the 1850s.  When he died in 1893, Sophia took up the reins and ran the brewery until she was 70 years of age, at which time she passed the brewery to the next generation of the Brinklemann family.  Sophia Binklemann died on February 6, 1915 at the age of 85 years.

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Grass Valley Brewery of Grass Valley, California, USA

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