Brigitta (Bridget) Rothenberger[1]

Female 1829 - 1918  (88 years)


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  • Name Brigitta (Bridget) Rothenberger 
    Born 9 Oct 1829  Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Census 19 Sep 1850  York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    _FSFTID K2Q5-D5J 
    _FSLINK https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=K2Q5-D5J 
    Died 11 Jan 1918  Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Atonement Cem., Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I2087  Tarbert - Waldo
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2016 

    Father Johann Michael Rothenberger,   b. 15 Apr 1795, Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Maria Eva Klein,   b. Abt 1799, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1879, Lenox Township, Iowa, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 16 May 1820  Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Familysearch.com Ancestral File submitter Kent M Gossman 3690 E. Castano Drive, Camarillo, CA, USA 93010 AF95-103926

      16 MAY 1820 Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden; Husband Age at Marriage: 25; Wife Age at Marriage: 18; Batch Number: 7324910 Sheet: 68 Source Call No.: 0822883 Type: Film."International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, www.familysearch.org.

      SEALING TO SPOUSE:" 09 JUL 1974 LOGAN, Batch Number: 7324910 Sheet: 68 Source Call No.: 0822883 Type: Film." International Genealogical Index, Family History Library, www.familysearch.org.
    Headstones
    the Rothenberger stone is in lot 4. It's next to the fence on the west side
    the Rothenberger stone is in lot 4. It's next to the fence on the west side
    The Lenox Cemetery is a few miled east of there. I had the cemetery plat and we found the Rothenberger stone right away. I got a photo of it so if you want a copy I can e-mail you a copy. Netha
    Family ID F731  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family L. Solomon Gossman,   b. 24 Feb 1823, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1895, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 20 Jun 1851  , , Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Notes 
    Married:
    • Sol Gossman appears in the 1850 census with his parents; not married.
    Children 
     1. Mary A. Gossman,   b. 1852, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Norway, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     2. Michael J. Gossman,   b. Abt 1854, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Aug 1935  (Age ~ 81 years)
     3. Jacob Gossman,   b. 1854, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Amy Lucy Gossman,   b. 5 Nov 1855, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1942, Wesley, Kossuth, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Caroline E. Gossman,   b. 27 Sep 1857, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1927, Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     6. Matilda Ann Gossman,   b. 27 Feb 1859, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1947, Watkins, Benton, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     7. Louis S. Gossman,   b. 1860, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1920, Cedar Rapids, Linn, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     8. Rachel M. Gossman,   b. 23 Mar 1862, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1949, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     9. William A. Gossman,   b. 4 Apr 1864, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1936, St Marys Hosp., Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     10. Charles J. Gossman,   b. 11 Apr 1866, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1951, Columbus, Platte, Nebraska, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     11. Cal Gossman,   b. 1868, Crooksville, Perry, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2016 
    Family ID F733  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 19 Sep 1850 - York Township, Morgan, Ohio, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Bridget Gossman Death Cert
    Bridget Gossman Death Cert
    Daughter of Johann Michael Rothenberger and Maria Eva Klein. Wife of L. Solomon Gossman

    Headstones
    L Solomon & Brigitta Gossman tombstone
    L Solomon & Brigitta Gossman tombstone

  • Notes 
    • 1 NAME Bridget /Rothenberger/
      2 GIVN Bridget
      2 SURN Rothenberger


      !NICKNAME: Bridget

      From the notes of Kent M. Gossman:
      Came from Baden with parents and settled in Ohio in 1850. NAME CORRECTED FROM MORMON FILES TO BRIGITTA. Lived with son, Louis, after husbands death in 1895. ORIGINAL BIRTHDAY AND TOMBSTONE LIST 8 SEP, BUT DATE SHOWN IS AS PER LDS LIBRARY. Was a member of Church of the Atonement in Crooksville. MOST COMMON SPELLING AS PER LDS WAS ROTENBERGER, BUT ALL RECORDS SHOW CORRECT SPELLING AS SHOWN. J.L. BENNETT WAS APPOINTED AS ADMINISTRATOR OF THE WILL.
      NO OBITUARY OR DEATH NOTICE COULD BE FOUND, MORGAN COUNTY DEMOCRAT WAS CHECKED FROM 17 JAN 1918 THRU THE 31ST.
      NAME MEANS "RED MOUNTAIN", SO SHE WAS A PERSON OF THE RED MOUNTAIN, AS PER KENT'S 3RD COUSIN MIKE CUPP IN OHIO WHO IS FLUENT IN GERMAN.


      Downloaded from Rootsweb WorldConnect Project, file of Helen Rehart Fagerburg <granolamama@gmail.com>.

      BIOGRAPHY: The Zanesville Signal Sat. Evening January 12, 1918 Muskingum County, Ohio (obituary) MRS. BRIDGET GOSSMAN, CROOKSVILLE, DEAD Crooksville, O., Jan. 12 - Mrs. Bridget Gossman, aged 90, highly respected resident of the Crooksville community, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Mont Rambo, at a late hour Thursday evening after a brief illness due to infirmities. The deceased is survived by a number of sons and daughters.

      Morgan County Death Records says she died in York Township, Morgan County, Ohio January 11, 1918, aged 88 years.
      Post Worldconnect (rootsweb.com)

    Census:

    • 1) Michael Rottenger, age 55, male, farmer, value of real estate owned 2050, born in Germany.
      2) Eve Rottenger, age 47, female, born in Germany.
      3) Brigilla Rottenger, age 20, born in Germany.
      4) Faletin Rottenger, age 16, male, born in Germany.
      5) Louis Rottenger, age 12, female, born in Germany.
      6) Emmy Rottenger, age 8, female, born in Germany.

  • Sources 
    1. [S24] Ancestral File (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1987, June 1998, data as of 5 January 1998).

    2. [S12] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, www.familysearch.org. (Reliability: 3).
      BRIGITTA ROTHENBERGER; Female; Birth: 09 OCT 1829 Rheinsheim, Karlsruhe, Baden; Father: JOHANN MICHAEL ROTHENBERGER; Mother: MARIA EVA KLEIN; Batch Number: 7325011 Sheet: 86 Source Call No.: 0822884 Type: Film
      Form submitted by a member of the LDS Church
      Search performed using PAF Insight on 09 May 2005

    3. [S64] Ohio, Morgan County-1850-U.S. census, Ohio, Morgan County, (https://familysearch.org: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), M432, roll 715 (FHL film # 444708, York Township, p. 159 handwriten 80 printed, dwelling 329, family 338, Household of Michael Rottenger, accessed 5 Feb 2016 (Reliability: 3).
      Michael Rottenger, age 55, male, farmer, value of real estate owned 2050, born in Germany; Eve Rottenger, age 47 born in Germany, female; Brigilla Rottenger, age 20, born in Germany; Faletin Rottenger, age 16, male, born in Germany; Louis Rottenger, age 12, female, born in Germany; Emmy Rottenger, age 8, female, born in Germany.
      Louis is hard to read. I don't to the "i" and it look like it ends with an "r". The sex look likes like it was a "m" then writen over with a "f". The age would be right for Laura.

    4. [S25] research of Kent M. Gossman (Reliability: 3).
      "born 11 Jan 1918 in CROOKSVILLE, PERRY, OH"

    5. [S26] research of Van Horn, Arnold, (vhorn1@clover.net) (Reliability: 3).
      "died January 11, 1918 in Morgan County, Ohio Oh."

    6. [S25] research of Kent M. Gossman.

    7. [S25] research of Kent M. Gossman (Reliability: 3).
      married 20 Jun 1849

    8. [S26] research of Van Horn, Arnold, (vhorn1@clover.net) (Reliability: 3).
      married June 20, 1849 in Morgan or Perry County, Ohio