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John Bosshardt

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: August 19, 1932 (86)
Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, USA (Heart Attack)
Place of Burial: Minneapolis, MN, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Jacob Benjamin Bosshardt and Barbara Sophia Bosshardt
Husband of Sally Bosshardt
Father of Emma Elizabeth Knauss; Lillian Barbara Miller; Mary Bosshart; George Bosshart; John Bosshart and 6 others
Brother of George A Bosshart; Elizabeth Bauernfeind; Jacob Benjamin Bosshart; Margaret Bauernfeind; Daniel David August Bosshardt and 2 others

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About John Bosshardt

From Bosshardt John Biography Bk-Rice Co Families 1981: John Bosshardt Family. John Bosshardt, son of Jacob & Barbara Bosshardt, b Nov 28 1845, in Philadelphia, PA. He m Soloma Wolf Oct 14 1868. Her parents were Paul G Wolf, 1815-1857, & Elizabeth Vogel, 1812-1893. Soloma Bosshardt d Jan 4 1926 in Morristown, MN. John enlisted in army when he reached 18 yrs of age & served 18 mos in Civil War. Aft dischg in 1865 he farmed at Nerstrand, MN, for several yrs, then moved to Le Sueur, MN, where he reestablished his farming occupation. Several yrs later he moved to farm 3 mi SE of Morristown where he lived until he retired, renting farm to Henry Bosshardt, who later bought it. John & Soloma moved to Morristown where they resided until John d Aug 19 1932 of heart attack. John & Sally (Soloma) had 11 children. They were Emma, Mary, George, John, Sarah, Lillie, Henry, Alvin, Reuben, Mabel & Emery. Henry Benjamin Bosshardt b LeSueur Co. He moved w/parents to farm SE of Morristown on Rice Co line when he was 5 yrs old. Being oldest living son, he helped father w/farming by using walking plow to turn ground over. As young man he went to Hutchinson & worked in brick factory until his father needed help bldg his home in Morristown. They would haul big rocks for foundation. Henry m Ida Alvina Rehnke, who was seamstress in Mpls, Oct 6 1908, at Kenyon, MN. Her parents were Herman Rehnke, b Feb 20 1856, d Jul 24 1945 & Augusta Burr, b Feb 28 1858, d Mar 14 1935. Henry & Ida had 1 dtr. Mildred b Aug 1 1909. She got her education in Dist 4041, Morristown HS & CEI, Chicago, IL. Mrs Henry Benjamin Bosshardt (Ida) d Dec 11 1938. Henry rented farm in 1939 & built home on south edge of town in 1941. Mildred worked for Morristown Telephone Co until system converted to direct dial. Henry B Bosshardt passed away Nov 20 1955. Dec 16 1967 Mildred m John F Michel.

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John Bosshardt's Timeline

November 28, 1845
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
September 29, 1870
Age 24
Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, United States
June 27, 1878
Age 32
Nerstrand, Rice, MN, USA
August 19, 1932
Age 86
Morristown, Rice, Minnesota, USA
LeSueur, Minnesota, USA