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
1844–1897
Amelia Elizabeth Wilhelm
1850–1917
Marriage: 14 September 1867
Kate A. Brossman
1879–1917
Sarah A. Brossman
1881–1938
Ella N. Brossman
1883–1944
Estella V Brossman
1892–1991

Spouse and Children

    Male1844–1897Male

    Amelia Elizabeth Wilhelm

    Female1850–1917Female

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

(4)

    Kate A. Brossman

    Female1879–1917Female

    Sarah A. Brossman

    Female1881–1938Female

    Ella N. Brossman

    Female1883–1944Female

    Estella V Brossman

    Female1892–1991Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

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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