07 July 2012

Obituary Of Jacob Rohlman

The obituary of Jacob Rohlman, who died on 7 July 1918, was published on July 9, 1918, in the Daily Mining Gazette [Houghton County, Michigan]:


Highly Respected Old Resident of Hancock Dies at Oskar.

Jacob Rohlman, 80 years of age, for many years a resident of Hancock, died Sunday afternoon at the home of his dauther, Mrs. Michael Webber....was the result of the infirmities of old age.

Mr. Rohlman was one of the best known and most highly respected of the early settlers of the Copper Country.  He had lived in the United States for 65 years and most of that in Hancock, where his family was reared.  Of late years he has made his home with Mrs. Webber.

The surviving relatives are Mrs. Rohlman, Henry of Bridgeport, Conn.; Frank of Hancock; Simon of Pallasades, Wash.; August of Hancock, Mrs. Frank Gravier of Houghton, Mrs. Martin Schwarze of Montana, Mrs. Webber, Mrs. Michael McLean of Oskar, children, and Lawrence of Detroit, a brother.

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