Rossman, Jacob #2 (1834 - 1886)







----Source: CLARK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PRESS (Neillsville, Wis.) 05/20/1886

Rossman, Jacob (29 JUN 1834 - 18 MAY 1886)

Died, in this city (Neillsville, Clark County), May 18, 1886, of consumption, Mr. Jacob Rossman, aged 52 years.

Mr. Rossman was born in Nierstein Hessen Darmstadt, Germany, June 29, 1834 emigrated with his parents to America in 1851, and settled in Sheboygan County, Wis. He was married in Sheboygan Co., to his wife, Catherine Gessert, Dec. 25, 1856, where they resided until Aug. 1874, when he removed to this place and bought the hotel property which he named after himself, "The Rossman House", which he kept successfully until he sold it to Wm. Solm. Since that time he has kept a saloon on Main Street in this city. Deceased was elected sheriff of Clark Co., and served his two years from Jan. 1st, 1875, to Jan. 1st, 1877, satisfactorily. He had 10 children with his wife, of whom 6 are living, 5 sons and 1 daughter. He was sick about two years, and died May 18, 1886, a few minutes after 12 a.m. The funeral takes place Friday, May 21, at 2 p.m., at the Court House, Rev. W. T. Hendren officiating.



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