Sugar Creek/Brown’s Station in Clinton County

Cold Cases in Sugar Creek, Iowa




Henry Nurre

Henry Nurre

John Bernard “Henry” Nurre
76 YOA
Sugar Creek, IA
Clinton County
March 11, 1890

On Tuesday, March 11, 1890, Henry Nurre, 76, and his wife were attacked in their rural Clinton County home near Brown’s Station, Iowa. Mr. Nurre, who suffered a large gash to the back of his head, died that same day. Mrs. Nurre, who was beaten in the head with a hammer and suffered a fractured skull, lived a while longer but was never able to provide any details about the killer or killers.

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