John Brossman

6 June 1844–21 October 1897 (Age 53)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Brossman was born on 6 June 1844, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Brossman, was 36 and his mother, Ana Maria "Anna" Miller, was 35. He married Amelia Elizabeth Wilhelm on 14 September 1867, in Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Jefferson Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Bethel, Bethel Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died on 21 October 1897, in Bernville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 53, and was buried in Bern Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

John Brossman
Amelia Elizabeth Wilhelm
Marriage: 14 September 1867
Kate A. Brossman
Sarah A. Brossman
Ella N. Brossman
Estella V Brossman

Spouse and Children


    Amelia Elizabeth Wilhelm


14 September 1867
Stouchsburg, Marion Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


    Kate A. Brossman


    Sarah A. Brossman


    Ella N. Brossman


    Estella V Brossman


Parents and Siblings



World Events (7)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 19

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Bross .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Brossman in household of John Brossman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Brossman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Brosman, "United States Census, 1880"

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