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Maria (Schroeder) Rohrs

Mary Rohrs

Born -  July 13,1825

Jeddigen, Damaligen Konigreich

Hanover, Germany

Married - 1852

Immigrated USA - July 13,1858

Died - Tuesday, December 12, 1905

Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio

Buried - Friday, December 15, 1905

Gilson Cemetery,

aka: Union Chapel Cemetery, Henry County, Ohio




Mrs. Minnie Rohrs



Mrs. Minnie Rohrs, died Tuesday, December 12, 1905

at the home of her son, Henry R. Rohrs on Haly Avenue,

aged 80 years, 4 months and 29 days.


Funeral Services were held from the residence on Friday afternoon at 1:00 o'clock, and Emanuel Lutheran church at 1:30 o'clock, Rev. Wuebben officiating.


Mrs. Maria Rohrs, nee Schroeder, was born July 13th, 1825, in Jeddigen, damaligen Konigreich, Hanover, Germany. She was married to John Rohrs in July 1846, and to this union 4 sons and 6 daughters were born. The family emigrated to this country July 13th, 1858, and settled in Napoleon township, Henry county, on August 5th, 1870, the husband and father passed away, and four years later, the mother with her son moved to Nebraska. Here she resided until December 22nd, 1886, when she returned, together with her daughter Emma, to make her home with her eldest son Henry R. Rohrs, with whom she lived till the time of her death. She left to mourn three sons, John H. Rohrs and Fred Rohrs, of Nebraska, and Henry R. Rohrs, of Napoleon, three daughters, Mrs. Will Ehlers, of Nebraska, and Mrs. William Carstens and Emma Rohrs, of Napoleon, 58 grandchildren and whom 49 are living, and 20 great-grandchildren.





We desire to return our thanks to kind and willing neighbors

for their help and words of sympathy during the illness and

death of Mother Rohrs.


H. R. Rohrs and Family


The Northwest News

Napoleon, Ohio

December 21, 1905





Husband - John Henry Rohrs

Born - September 2, 1817

Hanover, Germany

Died - May 5, 1879

Died From Horse Kick

Buried - Gilson Cemetery,

aka: Union Chapel Cemetery, Henry County, Ohio



Daughter - Catharine (Rohrs ) Fre˙tag

Born - December1849

Hanover, Germany


Son - Henry R. Rohrs

Born - January 1, 1852

Hanover, Germany


Son - Johan Heinrich Rohrs

Born - July 3, 1853

Hanover, Germany


Son - John Christopher Fredrich Rohrs

Born - December 23,1859 -Ohio


Daughter - Emma Maria Elizabeth Rohrs

Born - January 26, 1862 - Ohio

Died - October 10, 1906


Son - Friedrick Henry Rohrs

Fred Rohrs

Born -November 5,1865

Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio

Married -1883

Died - February 22,1931

Peru, Nemaha County, Nebraska


Daughter - Wilhelmine (Rohrs) Thomas

 Born - November 30, 1867


Daughter - Ida (Rohrs) Carstens

Born -March 8, 1870

Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio


Son - John Rohrs

Born - 1879

Napoleon, Henry County, Ohio



Father - Schroeder

Mother - Unknown

Both Parents Born- Hanover Germany

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