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Below is a family biography included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published by W. H. Beers & Co. in 1883.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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FRANCES ROSSELOT, farmer, P.O. South Fincastle, was born in Alsace, Germany, in August, 1833. In 1837, with his parents, Henry and Frances Rosselot, he emigrated to America, and, by way of New York, came to Ohio, and settled in Clermont County, where his parents remained until their decease. In August, 1862, our subject married Catharine Amey, by whom he had ten children, eight of whom are still living, viz., Leah, Benjamin, Frank, Ella, Catharine, Julia, Charles and James. After their marriage, they located for a short time in Clermont County; subsequently in Highland County; from Highland they moved to Brown County, where they remained two years. They then went to Rice County, Minn., where they remained four years; then returned to Brown County, Ohio, and located in the southern portion of Eagle Township, where they still reside. Mr. Rosselot has been successful in business, and is the owner of fifty-three and a half acres of land.

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This family biography is one of 992 biographies included in The History of Brown County, Ohio published in 1883 by W. H. Beers & Co.  For the complete description, click here: Brown County, Ohio History and Genealogy

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