Biography of Rev. Theodosius H. Brackmann
Mercer County, Ohio Biographies

REV. THEODOSIUS H. BRACKMANN, C. PP. S., pastor of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Recovery townhip, was born May 18; 1873, in Hanover, Germany, and is a son of Joseph and IKatharina (Boewer) Brackmann, who were farming people.

Of the 10 children in the parental family, but six are now living, namely: Mrs. Elizabeth Luehrmann, a resident of Germany; Joseph, who lives on the home place in Germany; Mrs. Bernardina Kemme, who lives in Germany; Theodosius H.; Diclacus A., professor in St. Charles Seminary, at Carthagena; and Anna, who lives with her brother, Theodosius H., as housekeeper.

Theodosius H. Brackmann was, reared and educated in Germany, and after leaving school worked on his father's farm for two years. In 1891 he came to America and entered St. Joseph's College at Rensselaer, Indiana, from which he was graduated in 1898. He then became a student in St. Charles Seminary, at Carthagena, remaining there for five years. He left' the seminary as a missionary in 1903, first as chaplain or assistant priest to Rev. George Hindelang, C. PP, S., at Celina. Among other places to which he has been called are: Fulda, Noble County, Ohio; Springfield, Ohio; Germantown, Missouri, and West Jefferson, Madison County, Ohio. He became pastor of St. Joseph's Church, November 1, 1905, this being his first pastorate.

History of Mercer County, Ohio
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