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Rosa Gottsacker Altenhofen
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Birth: Sep., 1856
Wisconsin, USA
Death: 1937
Hanson County
South Dakota, USA

Three families start a town

There's a very small town in South Dakota that wouldn't exist if it weren't for three families and a series of intermarriages between the families. In 1879 Joseph Altenhofen and his wife Rosa Gottsacker Altenhofen settled in the county of Hanson, South Dakota. They were soon joined by two of Rosa's sisters and their husbands John and Jacob Schladweiler. The Altenhofens, Gottsackers and Schladweilers were the pioneers of what would eventually become Farmer, South Dakota.

The daughter of Carl Sebastian Gottsacker (1824-1863) and Catherine Gergen (1829-1903)
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  Joseph N. Altenhofen (1852 - 1922)*
  Catherine Mary Altenhofen Roster (1892 - 1984)*
  Joseph Peter Altenhofen (1894 - 1967)*
  William J Altenhofen (1896 - 1977)*
  Mary R. Altenhofen Stenzel (1899 - 1929)*
*Calculated relationship
Gone but not forgotten
Saint Peters Catholic Cemetery
Hanson County
South Dakota, USA
Created by: Scooters34
Record added: Feb 25, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85722068
Rosa <i>Gottsacker</i> Altenhofen
Added by: Scooters34
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