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Henry Carl Rofkar

M, #3651, b. 3 September 1835, d. 1925

Parents

FatherJohann Rofkar (b. 1793)
MotherAnna Maria Harmes (d. 1870)

Family: Anna Rebecca Marselius (b. 1836, d. 25 November 1919)

SonGeorge Rofkar+ (d. 1941)
SonJohn H. Rofkar+ (b. 1864, d. 1928)
SonHenry Rofkar+ (b. 1866, d. 1958)
SonWilliam C. Rofkar+ (b. 1868, d. 1927)
DaughterAnna Eliza Rofkar+ (b. 13 October 1873, d. February 1953)

Biography

Henry Carl Rofkar was born on 3 September 1835,,,Germany. He witnessed the birth of George Rofkar in New York, New York, USA. Henry Carl Rofkar witnessed the birth of John H. Rofkar in 1864 in New York, New York, USA. Henry Carl Rofkar witnessed the birth of Henry Rofkar in 1866 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA. Henry Carl Rofkar witnessed the birth of William C. Rofkar in 1868 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA. Henry Carl Rofkar witnessed the birth of Anna Eliza Rofkar on 13 October 1873 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA. He and Anna Rebecca Marselius were married on 8 December 1859. He died in 1925, at age ~90. He was buried in Ottawa, Ohio, USA.
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Johann Rofkar

M, #3653, b. 1793

Family: Anna Maria Harmes (d. 1870)

DaughterEliza Rofkar
SonUnknown
SonHenry Carl Rofkar+ (b. 3 September 1835, d. 1925)

Biography

Johann Rofkar witnessed the birth of Eliza Rofkar. He witnessed the birth of Unknown. Johann Rofkar was born in 1793 in Hannover, Stadt Hannover, Lower Saxony, Germany. He witnessed the birth of Henry Carl Rofkar on 3 September 1835,,,Germany.
Information about the Rofkar family came from one book. I don't havethe name of it, but it is one of those books published by communitiesas a fund raiser where the family submits its own information. I havea copy of the pages I used. I saw the book at the Allen County PublicLibrary in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
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John H. Rofkar

M, #3654, b. 1864, d. 1928

Parents

FatherHenry Carl Rofkar (b. 3 September 1835, d. 1925)
MotherAnna Rebecca Marselius (b. 1836, d. 25 November 1919)

Family: Anna Rohrs

DaughterFlorence Rofkar
SonWilliam F. Rofkar

Biography

John H. Rofkar witnessed the birth of Florence Rofkar. He witnessed the birth of William F. Rofkar. John H. Rofkar was born in 1864 in New York, New York, USA. He and Anna Rohrs were married in 1889. He died in 1928, at age ~64. He was buried in Ottawa, Ohio, USA.
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William C. Rofkar

M, #3661, b. 1868, d. 1927

Parents

FatherHenry Carl Rofkar (b. 3 September 1835, d. 1925)
MotherAnna Rebecca Marselius (b. 1836, d. 25 November 1919)

Family: Cora Hetrick

DaughterEstra Rofkar
DaughterLulu Rofkar
DaughterRuth Rofkar
DaughterWilma Rofkar

Biography

William C. Rofkar witnessed the birth of Estra Rofkar. He witnessed the birth of Lulu Rofkar. He witnessed the birth of Ruth Rofkar. He witnessed the birth of Wilma Rofkar. He was born in 1868 in Ottawa, Ohio, USA. He and Cora Hetrick were married in 1892. He died in 1927, at age ~59. He was buried in Ottawa, Ohio, USA.
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Rebecca Rogers

F, #3665

Family: James Denbow (b. 20 April 1824, d. 18 April 1863)

DaughterSusan Louisa Denbow (b. 1850)
DaughterRachael J. Denbow+ (b. 8 September 1851)
SonDavid A. Denbow+ (b. 2 May 1854, d. 1901)
SonFrank Denbow+ (b. 1855)
DaughterAnna Maria Denbow+ (b. 14 February 1857, d. 12 November 1901)
SonFrancis O. Denbow (b. 2 August 1860)
SonJoseph H. Denbow (b. 29 December 1861)

Biography

Rebecca Rogers witnessed the birth of Susan Louisa Denbow in 1850. Rebecca Rogers witnessed the birth of Rachael J. Denbow on 8 September 1851 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. Rebecca Rogers witnessed the birth of David A. Denbow on 2 May 1854 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. She witnessed the birth of Frank Denbow in 1855. She witnessed the birth of Anna Maria Denbow on 14 February 1858 in Lewisville, Monroe, Ohio, USA.1 Rebecca Rogers witnessed the birth of Francis O. Denbow on 2 August 1860. She witnessed the birth of Joseph H. Denbow on 29 December 1861. She and James Denbow were married in 1850. She and Reason Morris were married on 21 October 1866 in Monroe, Ohio, USA.
Rebecca Rogers was also known as Rebecca Denbow. She was also known as Rebecca Morris.
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Citations

  1. [S12] Betty Marie Evans, "Email from Betty Marie Evans," e-mail message from Not recorded (Not recorded) to Carl J. Denbow, About 1995. Hereinafter cited as "Betty Evans Email".

Nancy Roggers

F, #3666, b. February 1859, d. 1920

Family: Jessie Denbow (b. December 1857, d. 1920)

SonClarence Herbert Denbow (b. 1 January 1887, d. 1949)
SonJohn Marvin Denbow (b. December 1893, d. 1950)
SonFranklin Denbow (b. October 1895, d. 1950)
DaughterLydia Denbow (b. February 1897, d. 1950)

Biography

Nancy Roggers was born in February 1859 in Illinois, USA, Her parents were born in Illinois. She witnessed the birth of Clarence Herbert Denbow on 1 January 1887 in Morley Township, Scott, Missouri, USA. She witnessed the birth of John Marvin Denbow in December 1893 in Morley Township, Scott, Missouri, USA. She witnessed the birth of Franklin Denbow in October 1895 in Morley Township, Scott, Missouri, USA. She witnessed the birth of Lydia Denbow in February 1897 in Morley Township, Scott, Missouri, USA. Nancy Roggers and Jessie Denbow were married in 1885 Marriage year arrived at by subtracting 'years married' from census year of 1900. The '15' year figure was an educated quess from blurred handwriting. She died in 1920, at age ~61.
Nancy Roggers was also known as Nancy Denbow. Previous married name was Rogers -- maiden name unknown NOTE: NOTEDave Denbow has seen this spelling, but isn't sure where he saw itthis way.
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Anna Rohrs

F, #3667

Family: John H. Rofkar (b. 1864, d. 1928)

DaughterFlorence Rofkar
SonWilliam F. Rofkar

Biography

Anna Rohrs witnessed the birth of Florence Rofkar. Anna Rohrs witnessed the birth of William F. Rofkar. She and John H. Rofkar were married in 1889.
Anna Rohrs was also known as Anna Rofkar.
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Elizabeth Rose

F, #3671, b. 1856, d. 1870

Parents

FatherSimon Adam Rose (b. 23 April 1830, d. 28 November 1907)
MotherSarah E. Smith (b. 10 April 1829, d. 1882)

Biography

Elizabeth Rose was born in 1856 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. She died in 1870, at age ~14.
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Flora Rose

F, #3673, b. 16 November 1864

Parents

FatherSimon Adam Rose (b. 23 April 1830, d. 28 November 1907)
MotherSarah E. Smith (b. 10 April 1829, d. 1882)

Family: William Lewis Bishop (b. 1865)

SonIrvin Simon Bishop+ (b. 26 March 1884, d. 10 August 1960)
SonClarence Everet Bishop (b. 30 September 1884)

Biography

Flora Rose was born on 16 November 1864 in Monroe, Ohio, USA. She witnessed the birth of Irvin Simon Bishop on 26 March 1884 in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, USA.1 She witnessed the birth of Clarence Everet Bishop on 30 September 1884 in Center Twp., Monroe, Ohio, USA. She and William Lewis Bishop were married on 12 June 1883 in Woodsfield, Monroe, Ohio, USA.2
Flora Rose was also known as Flora Bishop.2
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Citations

  1. [S107] , online.
  2. [S21] LaMont Bankson, A Denbow By Any Other Name May Be a Rose, Smith, Emmons or Wheatley (P.O. Box 5714, Athens, Ohio 45701: Denbow Diaspora Newsletter, Dec 2003). Hereinafter cited as A Denbow by Any Other Name.