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Marriages and Children of
Henry Rossnagel
1817 - 1877

   

 
Marriage 1 Birth Death Notes
Doris Clara Borchers

Clare Dorothee Lisette Borchers - name in German records
Aug 21, 1822
Hanover, Germany

Aug 22, 1823 in German records
Nov 6, 1910
Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

-At Green Lawn Cemetery
-See Ohio Death Index below
m. Aug 3, 1848, Fairfield Co., OH

-Immigrated to US in 1848

Daughter of Heinrich Christian Borchers and Johanna Louise Aue
 

Children of Henry Rossnagel and Doris Clara Borchers
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Bertha May Rossnagel Charlotte S  Rossnagel Child Rossnagel William Rossnagel Emil Rossnagel Emma E Rossnagel
 
 
Henry Rossnagel (Gottleib Heinrich Rossnagel) and Dora Clara Borchers
  Bef 1848 - Immigrates to America from Germany with name Gottleib Heinrich Rossnagel
 
1848 - Marries Doris Clara Borchers, Aug 3, 1848, Fairfield Co., OH

Marriage record for Gottleib Henry Rosnagel and Dorotha Burger

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1850 U. S. Census, Bloom, Fairfield County, Ohio     See Census
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Rosniel Gaudly H W M 32 Tailor Germany
  Dorothy W F 26   Germany
  Bertha W F 1   Ohio
  1851 - Daughter Charlotte is born, Jul 16, 1851, Lockville, Fairfield Co., OH
  1852 - 1855 - Other child is born and dies in Fairfield Co., OH.  Based on 1910 Census.  6 children. 3 living.  If William and Emil are both buried at Green Lawn, this means they were in Columbus by 1857.  This means the other child died before they moved to Columbus.
  1855 - 1857 - Son William is born and dies
  1857 - son Emil and Emma are born, Dec 27, 1957
  1858 - son Emil passes away, Feb 3, 1858
 
1860 U. S. Census, Fifth Ward Columbus, Franklin County Ohio     See Census
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Rosenagel Henry W M 42 Merchant Wurtemburg
  Dorothea W F 33   "  "
  Bertha W F 11   Ohio
  Catharine W F 10   Ohio
  Emma W F 2   Ohio
 
1870 U. S. Census, Third Ward Columbus, Franklin County Ohio   See Census
Name   Race Gender Age Occupation Birth Place
Rosnagle Henry W M 52 Toy store Wurtenburg
  Dora W F 46 Keeping home Hanover
  Bettie W F 21 at home Ohio
  Charlotta W F 19 at home Ohio
  Emma W F 12 at school Ohio
Hardy Louisa W F 2   Ohio
 
1877 - Henry Rossnagel passes away, Jan 1, 1877, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Death Record for Henry Rossnagel (#81)

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  1880 - Widow Doris living with daughter Emma and granddaughter Louise (Bertha's daughter)
 
1880 U. S. Census, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio      See Census
Name   Race Gender Age .Relation Yrs
Marr
Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Rossnagel Dora W F 57   Wd Keeping notion store Hanover Hanover Hanover
  Emma W F 22 daughter   Keeping house Ohio Wurtemburg "   "
Hardy Louise W F 12 grandchild   at school Ohio Ohio Ohio
 
Columbus, Ohio Directories 1887-92
  LISTING ONE LISTING TWO
Name Emma Rossnagel Dora Rossnagel Emma Rossnagel Dora Rossnagel
Location 256 Jewett 256 Jewett E. Fifth Ave. E of R R Crossing E. Fifth Ave. E of R R Crossing
Year 1890, 1891 1890, 1891    
City Columbus Columbus    
State OH OH OH OH
Occupation   widow   widow
 
1900 U. S. Census, Columbus Ward 13, Franklin County, Ohio   See Census (census is listed under Rowsenth)
Name   Rel Race Gen Birth
Month
Birth
Year
Age Yrs
Marr.
# Child #Child
living
Occ Yr
immig
Birth
Place
Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Rowsenth Dora Head W F Aug 1822 78 41 1 1 Dry goods 1848 - 52 yr
in country
Ger Ger Ger
  Emma Dau W F Sep 1860 40 S         Ohio Ger Ger
 
1910 U. S. Census, District 8, Columbus Ward 12, Franklin County, Ohio    See Census
Name   Relation Race Gender Age Yrs
Marr.
# Child #Child
living
Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Rossnagel Emma Head W F 52   0 0 Home Ohio Germany Germany
  Dora Mother W F 87 Wd 6 3 Home Germany Germany Germany
 
1910 - Doris Clara Borchers Rossnagel passes away, Nov 6, 1910, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Death Certificate for Doris Clara Rossnagel

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Will of Doris Clara Borchers Rossnagel

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Grave markers for Henry Rossnagel and Doris Clara Borchers at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, Section O, Lot 90

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Children of Henry Rossnagel and Doris Clara Borchers
   
  Bertha May Rossnagel - b. Jun 29, 1849, Fairfield Co., OH ; Dec 28, 1924, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

m1.
Albert Randolph Hardy - ( b. Mar 13, 1844, OH, son of Arnold Hardy and Priscilla Search ; d. Mar 27, 1868, OH. Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH in unmarked grave with parents and sister Mary in Section S, Lot 134 ) - Oct 2, 1867, Franklin Co., OH

m2.
William H Hardy - ( b. Sep 4, 1834, OH, son of Arnold Hardy and Priscilla Search ; d. Sep 3, 1878, OH, Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, Section O, Lot 90, Grave 4 ) - Jul 19, 1870, Franklin Co., OH

m3.
Richard S Higgins - ( b. Jun 30, 1843, OH, son of Clark Higgins and Mary Greenwood ; d. Jun 10, 1921, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.  Buried (ashes) at Green Lawn; Section M, Lot 4, Grave 8 ) - Sep 23, 1882, Madison Co., OH

Buried with Richard Higgins at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.  Section M, Lot 4, Grave 10
 
   See Marriages and Children of Bertha May Rossnagel.....
 
  Charlotte S Rossnagel - b. Jul 16, 1851, Lockville, Fairfield Co., OH ; d. May 27, 1936, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

m.
John Henry Peters - ( b. Oct 22, 1844, Hanover, Germany, son of Henry J Peters and Catharine Scheppmann ; d. Dec 27, 1912, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH ) - Feb 20, 1873, Franklin Co., OH
 
Charlotte S Rossnagel
  1860 - 1870 - Census - Living with parents
 
1973 - Marries John Henry Peters, Feb 20, 1873, Franklin Co., OH

Marriage License for Charlotte S Rossnagel and John H Peters

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1880 U. S. Census, Clinton, Franklin County, Ohio      See Census
John and Charlotte are living next door to John's mother Catherine and uncle John "Shipman"
Name   Race Gender Age .Relation Yrs
Marr
Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Peters John W M 35   M Farmer Prussia Prussia Prussia
  Sharlotte W F 28 Wife M Keeping house Ohio Prussia Prussia
 
1900 U. S. Census, Clinton, Franklin County, Ohio   See Census
Name   Rel Race Gen Birth
Month
Birth
Year
Age Yrs
Marr.
# Child #Child
living
Occ Yr
immig
Birth
Place
Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Peters John Head W F Oct 1844 55 M 28     Carpenter 1855 - 45 Ger Ger Ger
  Charlotte Wife W F Jul 1851 48 M 28 1 0     Ohio Ger Ger
 
1910 U. S. Census, Clinton, Franklin County, Ohio    See Census
Name   Relation Race Gender Age Yrs
Marr.
# Child #Child
living
Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Peters John H Head W M 65 M1 37     Own income Germany Germany Germany
 
Charlotte
Wife W F 59 M1 37 1 0   Ohio Germany Germany
 
1912 - John Henry Peters passes away, Dec 27, 1912, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Death certificate for John H Peters

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1920 U. S. Census, Precinct D, Franklin County, Columbus City, Ohio   See Census
Name   Relation Race Gender Age Marr? Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Peters Charlotte Head W F 68 Wd None Ohio Germ Germ
Smith William Lodger W M 21 S Fireman railway OH OH KY
Dever Hobart Lodger W M 23 S Brakeman railway OH OH OH
 
1930 U. S. Census, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio    See Census
Name   Relation Race Gender Age Age 1st
Marr
Occupation Birth Place Birth Place
Father
Birth Place
Mother
Peters Charlotte Head W F 78  Wd 22 None OH Ger Wurtenberg Ger Hanover
 
1936 - Charlotte Rossnagel Peters passes away, May 27, 1936, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Death certificate for Charlotte Rossnagel Peters

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  William H Peters - b. Jan 2, 1874, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH ; d. Sep 7, 1878, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.  Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH, Section 68, Lot 543
   
  Child Rossnagel - b. and d. between 1852 - 1855.   Other child is born and dies in Fairfield Co., OH.  Based on 1910 Census.  6 children. 3 living.  If William and Emil are both buried at Green Lawn, this means they were in Columbus by 1857.  This would mean the other child died before they moved to Columbus.
   
  William Rossnagel - b. Oct 24, 1855 ; d. Jan 21, 1857.  Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. Section O, Lot 90, Grave 1
   
  Emil Rossnagel - b. Dec 27, 1857 ; d. Feb 3, 1858.  Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. Section O, Lot 90, Grave 2
   
  Emma E Rossnagel - b. Dec 27, 1857, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH ; d. Jan 4, 1915, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.  Buried at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH. Section O, Lot 90, Grave 7

m.
James B Benson - ( b. 1851, Ireland ; d. Sep 12, 1922, Franklin Co., OH ) - Sep 8, 1880, Franklin Co., OH
 
Emma E Rossnagel
  1860 - 1880 - Census - Living with parents
 
1880 - Marries James B Benson, Sep 8, 1880, Franklin Co., OH

Marriage License for Emma Rossnagel and James Benson

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  1880 - 1883 - Divorces James B Benson.  James marries again in 1885
  1883 - City Directories - Back living with mother
  1900 - Census - Living with mother  (See Census above)
  1910 - Census - Living with mother  (See Census above)
 
1911 - Emma is brutally attacked and robbed in her home.

Columbus Dispatch - Jul 27, 1911

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1915 - Emma E passes away, Jan 4, 1915, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH

Death certificate for Emma E Rossnagel

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Grave marker for Emma Rossnagel at Green Lawn Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin Co., OH.  Section O, Lot 90, Grave 7

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Find A Grave website

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August 22, 2021