Obit: Rossman, Mary A. (1840 - 1923)

Contact: Stan


----Source: GREENWOOD GLEANER (Greenwood, Wis.) 11/09/1923

Rossman, Mary A. (12 FEB 1840 - 13 NOV 1923)

Mary Angeline Dohogne was born in France, Feb. 12, 1840 and entered into rest Nov. 13, 1923.

At the age of 15 she came to America and lived in Cape Girardeau, Mo., with her parents until 1859, when she was united in marriage to Philip Rossman.

To this union six sons and three daughters were born. Five sons and three daughters still survive.

Ten years after her marriage she moved to Plymouth, Wis. Here, while her husband served hi country, she took upon herself the burden of doing for her family.

In 1871, with her husband and children, she came to Clark County, Wis., which at that time was a vast wilderness, and took up pioneer life, standing should to shoulder with her husband in all the hardships that come to the pioneer.

The loss of a devoted husband and a fond father in 1891, was the great sorrow of her life.

Her life’s work is ended and she has indeed earned the reward of the faithful.

Deceased is survived by the following children: John Rossman, Duluth, Minn.; Adolph Rossman, Evansville, Wis.; Mabel Rossman, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Lucy Kees, Chicago, Ill.; Ed Rossman, Chicago, Ill.; Ira Rossman, Waupun, Wis.; Mrs. Mary Moulton, Zion City, Ill. and E.J. Rossman, Wilmington, Cal. With the exception of E.J. Rossman, the children were all here for the funeral.

She is also survived by two sisters and one brother.

Besides the children who were here for the funeral, there were the following: Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Irvine of Owen; Mrs. Brown of Loyal; Mrs. Adolph Rossman of Evansville; Mrs. Ed Rossman and Mrs. Pfunder of Chicago.



Re: Obit: Rossman, Mary A. (1840 - 1923)

Contact: Charles Dohogne

Not born in France, she was born in Frankerchamps, Belgium.

Her sister, Marie-Josephine Dohogne (20 March 1832-23 june 1928) Wed Philip Meuller (Miller) was also from Frankerchamps, Belg., not France as some list her. Moved to Wisc. I have the Church recordes to back that up, by the way.

Charles Dohogne



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