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Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Wedding Wednesday - John and Margaret Rockers

John Frederick Rockers was born 17 August 1865, the grandson of German Immigrants.  His grandparents came from Hanover, Germany in 1846 landing at the port of New Orleans.  After sailing up the Mississippi River to St. Louis, MO they settled in Taos, MO along the Osage River.  Before the Civil War, Herman Heinrich Rockers, John's father, moved west to Anderson County, Kansas.  Here is where John was born.  He married Margaret Ann Maile who was born 15 December 1868 in Ohio on 3 February 1891 in Anderson County, Kansas.  Both are buried in St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery at Scipio, Kansas.

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