Thursday, September 8, 2011

Gottlob Hermann/Gottlieb Herman

In the 1900 U.S. Census, Gottlieb Herman (spelled Gottlob Hermann on his tombstone) was residing in Sandusky,Ohio with his wife Lizzie, and Edward, age 20, and Mary age 15. Records at Family Search indicate that on August 24, 1882 Gottlieb married Elizabeth Kilcher. Gottlieb and Elizabeth were both born in Germany, as were both of their parents.

On September 5, 1921, Gottlieb Herman died at his home on Center Street, at age 77. Funeral services for Gottlieb Herman were held at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Chester Witzel, on Thursday, September 8, under the auspices of the I.O.O.F. Rev. Buxton of Huron officiated, and burial was at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. An I.O.O.F. symbol, which features three links representing Friendship, Love, and Truth, is found on the tombstone of Gottlieb Herman/Gottlob Herman.

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