Vogt is a German name.
It is an occupational name for a bailiff, farm manager, or other
person who is a supervisor. The name comes from Middle High
German voget. The name
originally referred to someone who appeared in court on behalf of
someone who was not allowed to represent himself . (Dictionary of
American Family Names)
Henry Vogt and
Mary Wilhelmina Masberg (Mersbach)
The photo on the left is the farm of
Henry and Wilhelmina Vogt, located near Tripoli, Iowa. The photo
on the right is their home in Tripoli, Iowa. Henry Vogt is
sitting in the chair and his wife is standing.