The gravestones for his parents, John and Magdalena have the surname as Roshong. His brother is also Charles Roshong. Their are other records that use the Roshong name as well. John Roshong is a descendent of Jean Rochon born circa 1660 in Limousin, France. He fled to Italy and then to Germany where he helped found Pinache, Nekar (Nechar), Wuerttemburg, Germany. Jean was a member of the Waldensian Protestants and was forced to flee from religious persecution.
John Roshong is our 5th great grandfather on my husband's paternal side.