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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Wedding Wednesday - John Albert and his Bride

Mathias and Magdalena Roesch sailed from Germany to America in 1857, settling in Potosi, Wisconsin to have a better life for themselves and their children.  Their son John Albert was the first Roesch born American citizen in 1860.

On March 18 1880 he married Susan LaNette Taylor, known lovingly as Nettie.  They had two children, Son Lake Basil and daughter Iona Blanch.

Iona Blanch Roesch
John and Nettie

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