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Notes for John Henry Hosler

1870 John H. Hosler (age 25) lived in the household of Henry Kifer (age 48) in Wisconsin. [1]

1872 John Henry Hosler and Annie B Gibson were married on November 28 in Noble County, Indiana. [2]

1885 A son was born on July 31, in Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin, to John Hossler, of Ohio, and Grace Bell, of Monroe County, Wisconsin. [3]

1899 Grace Hosler, daughter of John Henry Hosler and Bell, married Edward J. Buchler in Wisconsin. [4]

"J. H. Holser merchant, of the firm of Harris & Hosler; born in Morrow County, Ohio, near Mansfield, Dec 21 1844; most of his early life was spent in Indiana his father Samuel H is still living at Brimfield, Indiana. Mr J.H. Hosler came to Spring Green, Wis in the spring of 1870, and was for a time associated in business with H. Kifer & Son, of that place; from there went to Chicago in the spring of 1872 and for two years acted as book keeper for a firm there; in January 1875 came to Reedsburg and was with the firm of Kellogg & Hairis of that place. In February 1880 Mr Kellogg sold out his interest in the firm to Mr Harris and soon after Mr Hosler bought an interest in the business. Mr H was married to Miss Anna B Gibson Nov 28 1872 this lady died June 1 2 1877 leaving one child Grace who was born Feb 16 1876. Mr. H is a Mason and a member of the Chapter at Baraboo Wis." [5]

Research Notes:

1877 Anna B. Hosler died on June 12 and was buried at Oak Park Cemetery, Ligonier, Noble County, Indiana. [6]

1914 John Henry Hosler, born on December 21, 1844, died on October 15 and was buried at Green Wood Cemetery, Reedsburg, Sauk County, Wisconsin. [7]


[1] United States Federal Census, 1870, [FamilySearchImage], [FamilySearchRecord].

[2] FamilySearch.org, [FamilySearchRecord].

[3] FamilySearch.org, [FamilySearchRecord].

[4] FamilySearch.org, [FamilySearchRecord].

[5] Western Historical Society. The History of Sauk County, Wisconsin (Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880), 719, [GoogleBooks].

[6] Find A Grave Memorial 42060247, no photo, [FindAGrave].

[7] Find A Grave Memorial 120792209, no photo, [FindAGrave].