Biography of Edward H. Rosenberger
Hancock County, OH Biographies

EDWARD H. ROSENBERGER, farmer and stock raiser, P. 0. McComb, was born in Washington Township, Hancock Co., Ohio, October 19, 1849, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Hartsough) Rosenberger, the former born in Pennsylvania, of German descent, the latter a native of New York, of English lineage. Daniel Rosenberger, who was a farmer in early life, was a stone mason by trade, and in later years a minister in the German Baptist Church; he came to Ohio in 1835, settling in Seneca County on a farm, where he lived three years, then moved to Washington Township, Hancock County; in 1873 moved to Blanchard Township, Hancock County, where he died in 1876. He had been twice married, and reared a family of nine children. The subject of our sketch, the sixth born by the first wife, received his education in the schools of this county. At the age of twenty three he commenced to teach school, a profession he followed for four winters, but has made farming the principal business of his life. He was married, in 1875, to Jane, daughter of George D. and Lydia (Matthias) Wickerham, the former of English lineage, the latter of German origin. To this union were born the following named children: Jesse C. and Harvy Earl. Mr. and Mrs. Rosenberger are members of the German Baptist Church. He has been a minister since 1878, preaching at present at the Sugar Ridge Church in this township. He is the owner of eighty acres of cultivated land.

History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: Warner, Beers and Company
Chicago, Illinois 1886

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