Jakobina Elisabete Romoser

11 July 1823–14 April 1909 (Age 85)
Rotensol, Neuenbürg, Württemberg, Germany

The Life of Jakobina Elisabete

When Jakobina Elisabete Romoser was born on 11 July 1823, in Rotensol, Neuenbürg, Württemberg, Germany, her father, Georg Friederich Romoser, was 25 and her mother, Elisabetha Romoser, was 18. She married Johan Georg Firstenberger on 30 September 1843, in Marion Township, Allen, Ohio, United States. She lived in Panola Township, Woodford, Illinois, United States in 1860 and Eppards Point Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 14 April 1909, in Ocoya, Livingston, Illinois, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Payne Cemetery, Eppards Point Township, Livingston, Illinois, United States.

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Johan Georg Firstenberger
Jakobina Elisabete Romoser
Marriage: 30 September 1843

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30 September 1843
Marion Township, Allen, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 9

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 25

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from Rohrmoos in Bavaria, so named from Middle High German ‘reeds’ + mos ‘fen’, ‘marsh’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Josaphine Chickadance in household of George Chickadance, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Josephine Schickadance in household of George Schickadance, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Beine Schickedance in household of George Schickedance, "United States Census, 1880"

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