Biography of Jacob Bloom
Ridge Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

JACOB BLOOM was born in Bavaria April 7, 1831. He is a son of Philip and Mary (Cammer) Bloom, who were born in Germany in 1801 and 1811 respectively. His father was a farmer and blacksmith in Germany, and emigrated to America in 1852, settling in Tiffin, Ohio, moving later to Big Springs Township, where he died in March, and his wife in May, 1869. Their children were Philip, Charles, Caroline, Charlotte, Mary, Dora and Jacob. The latter came to America with his parents, and engaged in blacksmithing in Seneca County about twenty. two years. in 1878, he located on his present farm of 100 acres, which he values at $75 per acre. Mr. Bloom was married, October 7, 1856, to Catharine Drumm, who was born in Bavaria February 16, 1837. Her parents were Jacob and Catharine (Harbaugh) Drumm, who were both natives of and died in Germany, her father in 1844, her mother in 1837. Mr. and Mrs. Bloom have six children, namely: Albert, born February 13, 1858; William, May 31, 1859; Mary C., November 25, 1861; Caroline, April 25, 1864; Charles, November 23, 1866; and Catharine, November 7, 1869. In politics, Mr. Bloom is a Democrat; he and his wife both being members of the Reformed Church.

The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
Liggett, Canaway & Co.,
Chicago 1884

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