|Birth: ||Feb. 22, 1862, Germany|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 1912|
St. Louis City
Second husband of Julia (Foster) Bockius. They were married on August 19, 1884. Julia's first husband, Joseph Bockius, died May 16, 1855 at the age of 26.
Dossinger was naturalized Sept. 26, 1889.
Jacob Dossinger was a private watchman and the father of William, Albert (Alois), Michael and Jacob G Dossinger.
He was the step-father of Josef and Frank Bockius, and Lizzie Bockius Owen.
Jacob committed suicide at age 50 after shooting and killing his second wife, Mary Silverhorn. He and Mary, age 22, were married in July, 1912. She filed for divorce only 6 weeks later. Jacob was determined to have her return to him. When she refused, he killed both her and himself.
DOSSINGER--Entered into rest on Thursday, Nov. 7, 1912, at 10 p.m., suddenly, Jacob Dossinger Sr., at the age of 49 years.
Funeral Monday, Nov. 11, at 9 a.m. from Clem Weick's funeral parlors, 412 Duchouquette street, to SS. Peter & Paul's Cemetery. Funeral Private.
--St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Nov. 9, 1912
Marie Silverhorn (1890 - 1912)
Julia Foerster Dossinger (1856 - 1908)*
William Peter Dossinger (1885 - 1945)*
Albert Alois Dossinger (1888 - 1943)*
Michael Jacob Dossinger (1890 - 1909)*
Jacob George Dossinger (1892 - 1975)*
Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Cemetery (Old)
St. Louis City
Plot: Sec. 033 Lot 0025N
Created by: Katie
Record added: Jul 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28638695