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Descendants of Louis ROCHAT
Generation No. 1
1. Louis1 ROCHAT was born Abt. 1780. He married Ernestine Guineaud/Guignard . She was born Abt. 1785 in Pays De Vaud, Switzerland (now Canton de Vaun).
Notes for Louis ROCHAT: FHL #0007095 Gallatin Co., KY Tax Books 1799-1840 (original) (first time name appears) 1820 Lewis Rochat taxed for 100 acres Eagle Creek John Rochat " " 150 " " " Thomas Rochat " " 125 " " " 1821-1823 each year: Lewis Rochat " " 100 " " " 1824 (negative Rochat) 1825 (see Jacob Rochat)
1820 CENSUS Gallatin Co, KY Rochat, Louis KY GALLATIN CO. page 134
FHL #500446 Gallatin Co., KY Deed Books E, F, G BK E, pp 40-41: This indenture made 20 Nov 1820 between Mordeca i Jackson of the one part and Lewis Rochat of the other (no residence given), for $500.00 sells a tract containing 10 0 acres lying on the middle fork of Lick Creek a branch of Eagle Creek in Gallatin Co., KY bounded beginning at 2 beeches and a stake the line of Keen then South 68 degrees W at 2 beeches and a in the line of Keen then South 68 degrees W 228 poles to "B" 2 beeches and ash corner to Green and then North 22 degrees W 20 1/4 poles to "C" a stake 2 iron woods and beech thence north 68 degrees E 228 poles to "D" a stake beech and Spanish oak in said Keens line with the same South 22 degrees east 20 1/4 poles to the beginning... Wit: James Mc Craken Mordecai signed John Furnish (Made his mark) _________________________(?)
BK I, p 248: Apr 28, 1821 This indenture of bargain and sale from Mordecai Jackson and Nancy his wife to Louis Roch at was this day produced to Justice of the Peace for said county acknowledged by said Nancy as her voluntary relinquishment of dower...
BK G, pp 206-207 This indenture made 16 Feb 1829 between Mordeca i Jackson of one part and Jacob Rochat of the other part Witnesseth that sd Jackson for $250.00 sells land containing 10 1 3/4 acres lying on the middle fork of Lick Creek a branch of Eagle Creek in Gallatin Co., boundeth as follows Beg at a white oak & stake in the division line May and Strange (?) corner to Lewis Rochatt thence 22 degrees E 89 poles to "B" 2 beeches and sugar hickory thence S 68 degrees W 88 poles to "C" 2 beeches on a hill side thence N 22 degree s W 88 poles to "D" 2 white oaks & sugar tree in Lewis Rochatts line with the same N 68 degrees E 184 poles to the beg ... Mordecai signed Wit: Julius A Bersatt John Furnish made his mark Thomas Lille made his mark
FHL #500447 BK H & I BK H, pp 202-203 This indenture made 8 Oct 1832 between Ibjan Jack son and Sally his wife of Gallatin Co., KY and Jacob Roch at of same for $250.00 paid receipt ack sells land in said county on waters of Lick Creek.....bounded beg at a poplar & 2 beeches on east side of a hill near Rotchets corner then S68 degrees W 100 poles to white oak beech & sugar tree near a drain then a hickory sugar tree & beech thence 22 degrees W 160 poles to the beg.....containing by survey 100 acres together with another piece joining the above named land Beg at 2 hickories & mulberry corner to Zackariah Gardner near one branch of the Lick Creek then N 68 degrees E with Gardners line to 3 beeches corner to Carrell (? ) Duncan then N 22 degrees W with sd Duncans line to 2 beeches &hickory corner to the sd Duncan in Jacob Rotchets line then S 6 degrees W to 3 beeches corner to sd Rotchet then N 22 degrees W with the Rotchets line to 2 white oaks & sugar tree corner to sd Rotchet in Lewis Rotchets line then James Duncan line then S 22 degrees E to 2 dogwoods and ironwood corner to James Duncan then N 68 degrees E to a poplar & 2 beeches then S 22 degrees E to beg...estimated at 25 acres... Att: Zachary Gardner Ibjan & Sally signed Thomas Gardner Ack by witnesses 9 Oct 1832
FHL #509053 Gallatin Co Inventory Bonds 1829-1841; Rule Docket 1805-1810; Stray Book 1799-1879 (unpaged): Taken up by Lewis Rochat living on the waters of big lick creek a red heifer...8 Dec 1821.
Taken up by Wm. Rocet living in the town of Port William mouth of Kentucky river one dark bay horse...8 Nov 1824.
Notes for Ernestine Guineaud/Guignard : "The Family of Louise E. Bettens born Rochat" Edward D. Bettens, privately published, New York 1917: "...my (great) grandmother was Ernestine Guineaud/Guignard [sic], born in the Pays de Vaud." NOTE: Pays de Vaud was a principality, part of the domain of the Italian Dukes of Savoy, until it became the last addition to the Swiss Confederation in 1808; currently known as the Swiss Canton of Vaud.]
1840 Indiana Federal Census Switzerland Co IN Rochat, Ernestine 1 female 20_30 [Cecilia m. Barnabas Holdcraft Jul 1840] 1 female 50_60 [b. 1780_1790; probably Ernestine] 1 female 80_90 [b. 1760_1770; ?? ]
"MY GRANDMOTHER WAS ERNESTINE GUINEAUD/ GUIGNARD BORN IN THE PAYS DE VAUD, SWITZERLAND" "The Family of Louise E. Bettens born Rochat" Edward D. Bettens , privately published, New York 1917
Children of Louis ROCHAT and Ernestine Guineaud are: + 2 i. Jacob Samuel2 ROCHAT, born 07 Nov 1805 in Switzerland or France; died 16 Mar 1850 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. 3 ii. Cecilia Rochat, born 1815. She married Barnabas Holdcraft 06 Jul 1840 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; born 04 Jul 1819 in Switzerland County, Indiana; died 14 Dec 1869 in Huron Township, Iowa.
Notes for Barnabas Holdcraft: Switzerland Co Marriage Book 1837_1846 6 Jul 1840 - Cecilia Rochat married to Barnabas Holdcraft By J D Dufour
Generation No. 2
2. Jacob Samuel2 ROCHAT (Louis1) was born 07 Nov 1805 in Switzerland or France, and died 16 Mar 1850.. He married (1) Nancy FURNISH 18 Mar 1825 in Gallatin County, Kentucky (Source: Marriages--Kentucky to 1850.), daughter of John Furnish and Lucretia Cofer. She was born 29 Jul 1808 in Harrison County, Kentucky, and died 07 Sep 1845. . He married (2) Ellen Morton 25 Oct 1849 in Switzerland County, Indiana.
Notes for Jacob Samuel ROCHAT: FHL #0007985 Gallatin Co., KY Tax Books 1799-1840 (original) 1825 Jacob Rochat taxed for 100 acres Eagle Creek 1825 Jacob Rochat " " " " " " 1826 Jacob Rochat " " " " " " 1827 Jacob Rochat " " 200 " " " 1828 Jacob Rochat " " " " " " 1829 Jacob Rochat " " 210 " " " 1830 (negative Rochat) 1831 Jacob Rochat taxed for 200 acres Lick Creek 1832 1833 Jacob Rochat " " 165 " " " 1834 1835 Jacob Rochat " " 200 " " " 1836 (negative Rochat) 1840 (negative Rochat)
1799 _ 1835 Marriages _ Bonds _ Consents _ Gallatin C0., KY 1979 V14_4 (ALSO) Kentucky General Index 14A4_208 KENTUCKY ANCESTORS:
ROCHAT, Jacob to Nancy FURNISH, dau. of John Furnish. Married March 18, 1825 by Rev. Wm Thompson. Bond March 10, 1825 Sig. Jacob Rochat, John Furnish.
1820 Federal Census Gallatin Co KY Jacob in household of Louis Rochat
1830 Federal Census Index Gallatin KY 168 Rochett, Jacob
Vevay, IN "The Village Times" 6 Jul 1837, notice of dissolution of partnership between Jacob Rochat and Edwin Rigby in their grocery business in Vevay. Jacob will continue to keep the "Switzerland House".
ibid 10 Aug 1837, Notice to all those indebted to me (Jacob Rochat) by note or account at his old stand at corner of Ferry & Market, "march forward & pay up!"
ibid 17 Aug 1837, "left my note & account book with Perrett Dufour for collection". Jacob Rochat.
Indiana Palladium 27 Jan 1844, Vol No 47, Notice to contractors regarding the building of a school 40 x 25, signed Jacob Rochat, Robert Drummond, Henry Banta
Jacob Rochat served as a trustee of the Lower School House in 1845 along with Elijah Holdcroft, Henry Banta, and Robert Drummond. "Educational Development, Early Schools and Teachers at Vevay, Indiana" Effa M. Danner & Carolyn Danner Beach. Published by the Switzerland County Historical Society.
Notes for Nancy FURNISH: 1799 - 1835 MARRIAGES - BONDS - CONSENTS - GALLATIN COUNTY, KENTUCKY 1979 V14-4 (ALSO) KENTUCKY GENERAL INDEX 14A4-208 KENTUCKY ANCESTORS ROCHAT, Jacob to Nancy FURNISH, dau. of John Furnish. Married Mar 18, 1825 by Rev. Wm Thompson. Bond March 10, 1825 Sig. Jacob Rochat , John Furnish.
Children of Jacob ROCHAT and Nancy FURNISH are: + 4 i. Louise Emeline3 Rochat, born 07 Jan 1827 in Gallatin County, Kentucky; died 23 Mar 1914 in New York City, New York. + 5 ii. John Louis Rochat, born 13 May 1829 in Gallatin, Kentucky; died 03 Dec 1914 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. + 6 iii. Samuel William Rochat, born 24 Feb 1830 in Gallatin County, Kentucky; died 16 Jul 1915 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana. + 7 iv. James N. Rochat, born 30 Oct 1831 in Gallatin County, Kentucky; died 07 Mar 1900 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana. + 8 v. George W. Rochat, born 24 Jul 1833 in Gallatin County, Kentucky. 9 vi. Lucretia Rochat, born 04 Jun 1837 in Gallatin County, Kentucky; died 21 May 1905. She married Henry Brachman Aft. 1899.
Notes for Lucretia Rochat: 1850 Census IN Jefferson Twp Switzerland Co P414 213_213, living with Scott Carter family, age 14, the year her father died
Lived with her sister Louise in Cincinnati in the 1860's. 1860 Federal Census Hamilton Co OH p 450 3 W. Cincinnati
1880 census Altamont, Effingham, Illinois Page 386B with brother George W.
1900 Census IL Effingham County. Single lists 3 nieces with her
Death date from Bible of her brother John L. Rochat, no mention of her marriage or any children with/by Brachman Notes for Henry Brachman: owned a furniture store near the rooms where Lucretia sister Louise lived
10 vii. Cecelia Rochat, born 20 Jan 1837; died 1837. + 11 viii. Charles E. ROCHAT, born 14 May 1840 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 17 Sep 1882 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. 12 ix. Julius Oliver Rochat, born 12 Dec 1842.
Notes for Julius Oliver Rochat: 28 Years old in a Gallatin Co KY court record of 1 Dec 1870, Dower Estate of "Lucretia Furnish, Relict of John Furnish", conveys to....(regarding the sale of 130 acres of farm land).... the heirs of John furnish which include Julius Rochat...
1 DEC 1870, Dower Estate of "Lucretia Furnish, Relict of John Furnish", conveys to (regarding the sale of 130 acres of farm land) the Hiers of John Furnish which include "Julius Rochat" Don't know where he was 1850-1870.
+ 13 x. Alexander Bettens Rochat, born 08 Jan 1844 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 28 Mar 1899 in Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana.
Child of Jacob ROCHAT and Ellen Morton is: 14 i. Christopher3 Rochat, born 1849; died in Near Garden Grove, Texas. He married Hester A. Shafer 03 Mar 1881 in Grant County, Indiana.
Notes for Christopher Rochat: 1860 Federal Census, Switzerland Co, Cotton Twp, enumerated 22 Aug, 1860, Allensville 957_937 Lyman N. Manser 47 M Farmer 200 500 NY Elizabeth Manser 50 F NY Christopher Rocht 11 M IN Christopher had no children.
Generation No. 3
4. Louise Emeline3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 07 Jan 1827 in Gallatin County, Kentucky, and died 23 Mar 1914 in New York City, New York. She married Alexander Bettens 31 Jan 1843 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, son of John Bettens and Rose Massard. He was born 10 Apr 1811 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 11 Aug 1870.
Notes for Louise Emeline Rochat: Louise taught school around Vevay and Bennington and eventually went to Cincinnati where her oldest son died at the age of 20. She returned to Switzerland County sometime around 1857_62 for a court appearance concerning her husband's illness. Then she returned to Cincinnati, where she worked as a seamstress and had her two remaining sons and her sister Lucretia living with her. They lived in rooms above a furniture store owned by Henry Brachman. Her sons graduated from Woodward High School.
Her son Edward went to Boston to enroll in Harvard and was eventually able to bring his mother and brother there also. Both Edward and Thomas graduated from Harvard. Edward practiced law and Thomas was a college professor. Edward was an attorney in New York, never married, kept his mother all her life and left his entire estate in endowments, in honor of his mother, to Harvard College, Woodward High School and various libraries.
Thomas never married. There were no grand children for Louise Emeline Rochat Bettens.
Notes for Alexander Bettens: Switzerland Co. Probate Order Book 1852 "DD" p.285 Alexander Bettens declared an insane person
Switzerland Co. Probate Order Book 1857-1862 p.117, 132, 170, 230 Samuel Porter appointed guardian of Alexander Bettens an insane person
Switzerland Co. Craig Twp. Federal Census 1860 John H. Cotton-Keeper Poor House Alexander Bettens - an insane person
Switzerland Co. Craig Twp. Federal Census 1870 John H. Cotton No Alexander Bettens - he died 11 Aug 1870 Burial site unknown but there was an old cemetery at the poor farm
Children of Louise Rochat and Alexander Bettens are: 15 i. Francis "Frank"4 Bettens, born 14 Jan 1844 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 10 Mar 1864 in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio. 16 ii. Rose Bettens, born 10 May 1846 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 28 Jun 1849 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for Rose Bettens: 1850 IN Mortality Schedule: Bettens, Rose, Switzerland Co IN, age 3, sex F, died month of June, born IN, cause of death "paumorel"
17 iii. Edward Detraz Bettens, born 11 Apr 1848 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for Edward Detraz Bettens: Graduate of Woodward High School, Cincinnati OH Graduate of Harvard Law School; Practiced law in New York City Never married, no issue
18 iv. Thomas Simms Bettens, born 06 Mar 1851 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 02 Jul 1907 in Bar Harbor, Hancock, Maine.
Notes for Thomas Simms Bettens: Graduate of Woodward High School, Cincinnati OH Graduate of Harvard University; College professor Never married, no issue
5. John Louis3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 13 May 1829 in Gallatin, Kentucky, and died 03 Dec 1914 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. He married Harriet Riley 21 Mar 1850 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Information from internet Switzerland County, IN marriages.), daughter of William Riley and Mary Unknown. She was born 12 Nov 1834 in Indiana, and died 04 May 1905 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for John Louis Rochat: FEDERAL CENSUS always gives his trade as a teamster in Vevay. 1850 Federal Census page 2 pg 346-347 324 324 John Rochat 22 M Farmer KY Harriet 17 F IN Alexander Rochat 6 M IN (John's brothers) James Rochat 19 M KY (John's brothers)
1860 Census IN Switzerland County Pleasant twp. pg 234 - Same page as Samuel Rochat 1870 Federal Census Switzerland Co Pleasant Twp Bennington PO p 49 July 26, 359 359
1880 Census IN Switzerland Co -. John RACHAT Self M M W 51 IN FRAN KY drayman/teamster Harriete RACHAT Wife F M W 45 IN PA IN Keeping House Chas. B. RACHAT Son M W 21 IN IN IN Printer Hattie D. RACHAT Dau F W 14 IN IN IN At Home Laura C. RACHAT Dau F S W 10 IN IN IN At Home
1900 Census Indiana, Switzerland County, Page 228
More About John Louis Rochat: Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
More About Harriet Riley: Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
Children of John Rochat and Harriet Riley are: + 19 i. James W.4 Rochat, born 03 May 1851; died 12 Jan 1881. 20 ii. Jacob P. Rochat, born 19 Dec 1852; died 21 Mar 1873.
More About Jacob P. Rochat: Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana
21 iii. Susannah Rochat, born 03 Oct 1854. She married Thomas J. Gordon 23 Dec 1875 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ). + 22 iv. George F. Rochat, born 23 Nov 1856 in Indiana; died 25 Oct 1925 in York Twp, Switzerland, Indiana. 23 v. Charles Beecher Rochat, born 21 May 1859; died 18 Mar 1882. He married Mary E. Unknown Bet. 1880 - 1882.
Notes for Charles Beecher Rochat: From a Vevay news article, he died in an accidental explosion at a local newspaper plant/office, he was married to Mary E. _____ , had no children
1880 Census listed with parents
More About Charles Beecher Rochat: Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
Notes for Mary E. Unknown: SWITZERLAND CO DEED RECORD BOOK 29 P 378 #2033 1921 CHAS. B. & MARY E . ROCHAT
24 vi. Mary R. Rochat, born 16 Jun 1863; died 22 Aug 1864. + 25 vii. Hattie D. Rochat, born 05 Sep 1865 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 20 Jun 1894 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. + 26 viii. Laura Bertie Rochat, born 08 Jul 1869 in Indiana; died 1951.
6. Samuel William3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 24 Feb 1830 in Gallatin County, Kentucky, and died 16 Jul 1915 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana. He married Nancy Ludlow Cole 16 Dec 1852 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana. She was born 06 Sep 1832 in Indiana, and died 29 Aug 1902 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for Samuel William Rochat: From The Vevay Reveilee: HISTORY OF THE BENNINGTON METHODIST CHURCH:
.....Mrs. Florence Rochat has supplied the information that the fine lumber for the benches and the finish was donated by her father-in-law, Samuel W. Rochat.
.....Mrs. Nancy Rochat, Mrs. Charles Newkirk, and Mrs. Tilley Johnson were the committee to purchase the lights
.....roll of membership in 1884 included S. W. Rochat, Ida Riley, Hanna Riley, Elizabeth Cole, Nancy Rochat, Jordon Wainscott, Nettie Marsh, Susan Wainscott, Lizzie Marsh, S. E. Jackson, Stella Rochat, Della Rochat, Emma Hatch, John Houze, Ella Houze, and from 1884 to 1896 included also Ed Cole, Florence Hatch, Ella Rochat, Essie B. Cole, Olive Cole, Adam Marsh and others
Indiana Palladium, 25 Mar 1843. The undersigned takes this method of informing his old customers that he has re-commenced the blacksmithing business at his old stand in Vevay, where he will at all times be ready to accommodate those who may favor him with a call, with anything in his line at the shortest of notice, with prices regulated to suit the times. The subscriber would also beg leave to any, for the information of those interested, that he has now and intends to constantly keep on hand, an assortment of manufactured articles such as ploughs, wagons, axes, hoes, chains, mattocks, hames........F. L. Grisa rd.
Upon the death of his father, Jacob, Samuel William Rochat apprenticed himself to F. L. Grisard to learn the blacksmithing trade, he was 20 years old, 1850.
1860 Census IN Switzerland County Bennington Pleassant Township page 2 Samuel W Rochat,29,blacksmith
1870 Census IN Switzerland Co Pleasant Twp Bennington PO p 33 Jul 25, 245_245
1880 census Pleasant, Switzerland, Indiana Page 87D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace William S. ROCHAT Self M M W 50 IN KY KY Farmer Nancy ROCHAT Wife F M W 48 IN PA PA Keeping House John ROCHAT Son M S W 22 IN IN IN Teaching School Clarence ROCHAT Son M S W 19 IN IN IN Works on Farm Charles ROCHAT Son M S W 14 IN IN IN Works on Farm Della ROCHAT Dau F S W 11 IN IN IN At School
BENNINGTON MAN ILL MANY WEEKS TAKEN BY DEATH
William Rochat, aged 86, who has been ill at his home in Bennington for the past three months, died last Friday night. Mr. Rochat was born in Kentucky, but came to this county more than sixty years ago, and has since resided within a few miles of the place where he died. He was the father of seven children, two of whom died many years ago. The living children are Charles, Clarence and John, all of this county; Rudolph of Breckenridge, Mo; and James of Council Grove, Kansas.
The Bennington Masonic Lodge which was instituted more than fifty years ago, and of which he was a charter member, had charge of the funeral services which were held at the Bennington M. E. Church, Sunday afternoon. Rev. Moran delivered a short sermon, after which the remains were interred in Slawson's cemetery.
More About Samuel William Rochat:Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana
Notes for Nancy Ludlow Cole:1900 census listed with son John Benson Rochat
Children of Samuel Rochat and Nancy Cole are: + 27 i. James Oscar4 Rochat, born 23 Oct 1853 in Indiana; died 18 Nov 1924. + 28 ii. Ernest Rodolph Rochat, born 13 Nov 1855 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana; died 21 Mar 1948 in Chillicothe, Missouri. + 29 iii. John Benson Rochat, born 15 Mar 1858 in Indiana; died 26 Aug 1940 in Lamb, Indiana. 30 iv. Ida May Rochat, born 12 Aug 1860; died 15 Aug 1860. 31 v. Clarence Eugene Rochat, born 29 Oct 1864 in Indiana; died 18 Feb 1923 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Notes for Clarence Eugene Rochat: Never married - No known children More About Clarence Eugene Rochat: Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana
32 vi. Charles Eddy Rochat, born 25 Jan 1866 in Indiana; died 29 Mar 1956 in Rising Sun, Ohio, Indiana. He married Florence D. Hatch 1890; born 11 May 1872 in Indiana; died 16 Jan 1964.
Notes for Charles Eddy Rochat: 1900 Census IN Switzerland County Page 239, no children had been born to this union as of 1900
More About Charles Eddy Rochat:Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana
More About Florence D. Hatch: Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana
33 vii. Emma O'Dell Rochat, born 02 Feb 1868 in Indiana; died 03 Mar 1899 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for Emma O'Dell Rochat:Never married, no children. She was a school teacher; died of appendicitis More About Emma O'Dell Rochat: Burial: Slawson Cemetery - Pleasant Township, Switzerland, Indiana Cause of Death: appendicitis
7. James N.3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 30 Oct 1831 in Gallatin County, Kentucky, and died 07 Mar 1900 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana. He married Mariah E. Mitchell 30 Jul 1854 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ), daughter of William Mitchell and Margaret Unknown. She was born 1837, and died Mar 1900 in Ripley County, Indiana. Margaret is listed next door to James in the 1860 census
Notes for James N. Rochat: 1850 CENSUS PLEASANT TWP SWITZERLAND CO Shows Jams living with his brother John and wife Harriett.
1860 Census IN Switzerland County Pleasant twp. pg 204
1880 census Shelby, Ripley, Indiana Page 519A James RACHAT Self M M W 49 KY FRA KY Farmer Mariah RACHAT Wife F M W 43 IN NY NC Keeping House Anna RACHAT Dau F W 18 IN KY IN George H. RACHAT Son M W 14 IN KY IN Lawrence C. RACHAT Son M S W 12 IN KY KY Frank M. RACHAT Son M S W 10 IN KY KY John W. T. RACHAT Son M S W 8 IN KY IN Capitola RACHAT Dau F S W 6 IN KY IN Hannah P. RACHAT Dau F S W 4 IN KY IN Blanch S. RACHAT Dau F S W 2 IN KY IN
James N. Rochat died at Marble Corner male, white, widowed, age 68 Cause of death tuberculosis Ripley Co death record _ Bk No 1899_01, p. 31 He was buried on 8 Mar 1900 in Big Creek Cemetery, Marble Corner, Ripley County, Indiana. [Big Creek Cemetery was moved; Jefferson Proving Grounds]
Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Indiana published by Holloway 1865_66, Civil War, Indiana Roster: James N. Rochat enlisted 23 Oct 1861 Company L 8th Indiana Cavalry, transferred to Company A 8th Indiana Cavalry, rank Private Enlisted 23 Oct 1862 Co A 8th Indiana Cavalry, mustered out at Indianapolis 20 Jul 1865
Civil War Pension Application: National Archives Soldier's Certificate No. 212032 Veteran: James N. Rochat, Rank Pvt, Co L 3rd Ind Cav, 1st Sgt 45th IN Vols Can No. 4125, Bundle No. 5
War of 1861, Invalid Pension. Claim of James N. Rochat of Capt. Powers Co L, 3rd Reg't, Ind Cav (45th Regt) P. O. Marble_Corner County Ripley. State Indiana Filed by P. H. Fitzgerald & Co., U. S. Claim Attorneys, Indianapolis, Ind.
Notes for Mariah E. Mitchell: 1850 Census IN - page 2 William C. Mitchell Switzerland County Pleasant twp
1870 Census IN Switzerland County
Children of James Rochat and Mariah Mitchell are: + 34 i. Mary Olive4 Rochat, born 03 Jul 1856 in Indiana. 35 ii. Emma Roselle Rochat, born 17 Mar 1858; died 22 Mar 1858. 36 iii. Margaretta Ella Rochat, born 21 Feb 1859. She married John Shafer 19 Apr 1878 in Ripley County, Indiana. 37 iv. Annie Mariah Rochat, born 25 Feb 1862. 38 v. George Harrison Rochat, born 04 Jun 1866; died 14 Feb 1904 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana. He married Jane C. Dilk; born 16 Nov 1873; died 17 Jan 1905 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana.
Notes for George Harrison Rochat: Ripley Co death record Book No. 1902_07, p. 113 Rochat, George H. died on 2/14/1904 at Marble Corner male, white, married cause of death chronic pulmonary tuberculosis Notes for Jane C. Dilk: headstone reads: Jennie C. Rochat b. 16 Nov 1873 d. 17 Jan 1905 d/o C. & S. Dilk
Ripley County Health Dept death record Book No. 1902_1907, p. 161 Rochat, Jane C. Died on 17 Jan 1905 at Marble Corner female, white, widowed, age 31 cause of death tuberculosis of lungs
39 vi. Florence C. Rochat, born 1868. 40 vii. Frank M. Rochat, born 1870. 41 viii. John W. T. Rochat, born 1872. 42 ix. Capitola Rochat, born 1874. 43 x. Hannah P. Rochat, born 1876. 44 xi. Blanche Stella Rochat, born 22 Dec 1877; died 23 Feb 1898 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana.
Notes for Blanche Stella Rochat: Toph Papers, Ripley County, Indiana, Historical Society:
"Rochat, Blanche Stella, daughter of James and Marire Rochat was born at Marble Corner, Ind. Dec 22, 1877 and died Feb. 23, 1898. She left an aged father, two sisters and one brother, while she has gone to meet her mother, five sisters and three brothers. Burial was at Big Creek."
More About Blanche Stella Rochat: Burial: Big Creek Cemetery - Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana
8. George W.3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 24 Jul 1833 in Gallatin County, Kentucky. He married Nancy Grant 05 Jan 1873 in Effingham County, Illinois (Source: Illinois Marriage Search Internet http://www2.sos.state.il.us/cgi-bin/marriage.). She was born 1853 in Ohio, and died Abt. 1878 in Effingham County, Illinois.
Notes for George W. Rochat: 1850 FEDERAL CENSUS JEFFERSON TWP SWITZERLAND CO INDIANA: Living with Francis l. Lindley family.
1870 Census IL Effingham Co Mason Twp #56 Living in household of Theis family (Thies is a Ripley Co IN name) possibly a boarding house, blacksmith, born in KY.
1880 census Altamont, Effingham, Illinois Page 386B Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace George W. ROCHAT Self M W W 37 KY SWI KY Blacksmith-Wagon Maker Nelly ROCHAT Dau F S W 6 IL KY OH At Home Nettie ROCHAT Dau F S W 4 IL KY OH At Home Nora ROCHAT Dau F S W 3 IL KY OH At Homes Lucretia ROCHAT Sister F W 32 IN SWI KY Keeps House
Civil War: Sergeant, blacksmith, Captain Rassett's Independent Co Indiana Infantry
Children of George Rochat and Nancy Grant are: 45 i. Nellie4 Rochat, Sep 1873 in Illinois. 46 ii. Nettie M. Rochat, born Jan 1875 in Effingham County, Illinois. She married William Ernst 20 Dec 1911 in Effingham County, Illinois. 47 iii. Nora Rochat, born Dec 1878 in Illinois.
11. Charles E.3 ROCHAT (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 14 May 1840 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 17 Sep 1882 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. He married Alice BOREM 05 Apr 1866 in Moorefield, Switzerland, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ). She was born Mar 1843 in Indiana.
Notes for Charles E. ROCHAT: VEVAY CEMETERY MARKER: C E ROCHAT CA 3RD INDIANA CALVARY
1850 Census IN Index - Rochat, Charles E. IN SWITZERLAND CO. CRAIG TWP 368 1850 241 241 Sameul Porter 40 M Farmer 1000 M. LAND Catharine 34 F Iowa Timothy 2 M '''" Ellen A 1 F "" Charles E. Rochat 10 M "" on either side is Stepen Jones and Benjamin Liebenther
1860 Census IN page 2 BENNINGTON PLEASANT TWP Lists Chas. E. Rochat, 19 living with Sameul W. Rochat, 29, Master Blacksmith
1880 Census Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana Page 50A Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Charles RACHAT Self M M W 38 IN FRANCE KY Blacksmith Allce RACHAT Wife F M W 36 IN IN IN Keeping House Minnie RACHAT Dau F S W 13 IL IN IN At Home Auscar RACHAT Son M S W 11 IL IN IN At Home Ida RACHAT Dau F S W 8 IL IN IN At Home Florence RACHAT Dau F S W 2 IN IN IN At Home
1900 IN Census Allie (Rochat) Hill
Switzerland Co, Circuit Court record 8 Nov 1882, Estate of Charles E. Rochat, Widow Allie, Appraisal includes accounts due from Rodolph Rochat, John Rochat, George Rochat and others.
He enlisted in the military on 22 Aug 1861 in Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana. Company A, 3rd Regiment, Indiana Cavalry Served Dec 31, 1961 to April 31, 1963 Detailed as the Brigade Blacksmith Nov 1863 Same to June 30, 1864 Mustered out 7 Sep 1864 to take effect 31 Aug 1864
WAR DEPARTMENT, Adjutant General's Office, Washington DC, February 12, 1881 Sir: I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt from your Office of application for Pension No. 312005, and to return it herewith, with such information as is furnished by the files of this Office. It appears from the Rolls on file in this office that Charles E. Rochat was enrolled on the 22nd day of Aug, 1861, at Madison, in Co. A 3rd (45th) Regiment of Ind Cav Volunteers"
State of Indiana, County of Ripley, 12 Sep 1879 Personally appeared before me, James W. Pate, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Charles E. Rochat, aged 39 years, a resident of Versailles, County of Ripley, State of Indiana, who being duly sworn according to law, declares that he is the identical Charles E. Rochat who entered service under the name of Charles E. Rochat on the 9th day of July 1861 as Private in Company A of the 3rd regiment of Ind. Cav. Vols. commanded by Capt. Buckhanon and was discharged at Indianapolis Ind on the 31st day of August 1864 by reason of expiration of term of Service, that his personal description is as follows: Age 39, height 6 feet, complexion dark, hair dark, eyes blue. That while a member of the organization aforesaid, in the service and in the line of his duty at Washington DC in Dec 1861, he had an attack of scurvy. In Virginia, March 1864, injured by a kick from horse while shoeing same. That he was treated in hospitals as follows: Hospital at Washington D. C. in 1862 or 3 for scurvy and small pox about 5 months. That he has not been employed in the military or naval service otherwise than as stated above. That since the 31st day of August 1864 he has not been employed in the military or naval services of the United States, That since leaving the service this applicant has resided in Illinois & Versailles in the State of Indiana and his occupation has been that of a Blacksmith, etc. That prior to his entry into the service above named he was a man of good sound, physical health, being when enrolled Blacksmith. That he is now wholly or in part disabled from obtaining his subsistence by manual labor by reason of his injuries above described, received in the service of the United States; and he therefore makes this declaration for the purpose of being placed on the invalid pension roll of the United States. 12 Sep 1879
Pension denied: "the records of this office furnish no evidence of illness or disability"
Switzerland County, State of Indiana, State Board of Health Name: Charles Rochat, sex M, color W Death date: September 17, 1882 Age 42 years 4 months 4 days; Occupation Blacksmith Place where born: Indiana Duration of last illness: one week Place of Death: Vevay Ind, 3rd Ward Cause of Death: Intestinal Obstruction Scorbutic diathesis Complications: Chronic gastro enteritis, Duration of Complication: one year Names of parents: [blank] Post mortem and remarks: none Reported by Wm Free????, dated Vevay Oct 18, 1882, Wm Free???? M. D.
Vevay Cemetery, Switzerland Co IN: C E ROCHAT CA 3RD INDIANA CALVARY
Switzerland Co. Circuit Court Record, 8 Nov 1882, Estate of Charles E. Rochat, widow Allie, appraisal includes accounts due from Rodolph Rochat, John Rochat, George Rochat and others.
Switzerland County, Indiana 26 Dec 1882, personally appeared before me, Deputy Clerk of Switzerland Circuit Court, a Court of Record within and for the County and State aforesaid, Allie Rochat, aged 40 years, a resident of Vevay, Switzerland Co IN, who, being duly sworn according to law, makes the following declaration in order to obtain the pension provided by Acts of Congress granting pensions to widows, to wit:
That she is the widow of Charles E. Rochat who volunteered under the name of Charles E. Rochat at North Madison Ind on the 9th day of July AD 1861 as a Private in Co A 3rd Ind Cav. commanded by Capt. Buckhanon of war of 1861_5 who died after discharge of disease contracted in service, on the 18 day of September A. D. 1882.
That she was married under the name of Allie Borem to said Charles E. Rochat on the 5th day of April A. D. 1866 by Rev. J. D. Griffeth at Moorefield, Ind., there being no legal barrier to such marriage; that neither she nor her husband had been previously married, that she has to the present date remained his widow; that the following are the names and dates of birth of all his legitimate children who were under sixteen years of age at the father's death, to wit:
Mimmi Rochat, born Dec. 30, 1866 Oscar Rochat, born Apr 3, 1869 Mary I. Rochat, b. Oct 29, 1871 Florence L. Rochat, born Jan 23, 1878
That she has not in any manner been engaged in, aided or abetted the rebellion in the United States; that soldier applied for pension No. 312.005.
Wit: John W. Banta and Thomas J. Gordon, both of Vevay, Indiana Notes for Alice BOREM: 1900 census IN
Children of Charles ROCHAT and Alice BOREM are: 48 i. Mimmi 4 Rochat, born 30 Dec 1866 49 ii. Oscar/Auscan Rochat, born 1869 in Illinois.
Notes for Auscan Rochat: 1880 Census Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana Page 50A Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Charles RACHAT Self M M W 38 IN FRANCE KY Blacksmith Allce RACHAT Wife F M W 36 IN IN IN Keeping House Minnie RACHAT Dau F S W 13 IL IN IN At Home Auscar RACHAT Son M S W 11 IL IN IN At Home Ida RACHAT Dau F S W 8 IL IN IN At Home Florece RACHAT Dau F S W 2 IN IN IN At Home 1900 Census IN Marion County
+ 50 iii. Mary Ida ROCHAT, born 29 Oct 1872 in Mason, Effingham, Illinois; died 1946 in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri. + 51 iv. Florence L. Rochat, born 23 Jan 1878 in Indiana; died 1951 in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.
13. Alexander Bettens3 Rochat (Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 08 Jan 1844 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 28 Mar 1899 in Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana. He married Sarah Lucinda Cole, daughter of Isaac Cole and Elizabeth Milligan. She was born 1845 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 05 Sep 1915 in Shelby Township, Ripley, Indiana.
Notes for Alexander Bettens Rochat: Alexander Rochat a/k/a Alex Roshart _ Private, Company H 6th Indiana Volunteer Infantry, Civil War.
Indiana State Library microfilm enlistment record: Rochat, Alexander, pvt. cc. H. 6 regt. time 3 yrs Enr. Sept 1 1861 where Bennington by Capt W. M. Davis Mus. Sep 20 1861 where Madison by Capt. Fessenden Age 18 [he lied; was 17y 7 m 24d] Mustered out Sep 22 1864 Detailed in Pioneer party Dec 3/62 Returned Aug 26/64 [a veteran at 20]
Civil War Pension Index: Alexander Rochat, filed in Indiana, widow Sarah L. Same source: Alexander Rochat appointed guardian for Lucinda [sic] Mitchell, widow of Dewitt Clinton Mitchell
1850 Census IN Pleasant Twp Switzerland Co, shows Alexander living with his brother John in the year their father Jacob died. He was one year and eight months old when his mother died and orphaned at six.
1870 Census IN Switzerland Co Pleasant Twp Bennington PO p 46 Jul 25 333 333 Rochat, Alexander 25 M W Farmer 1500 650 Indiana " , Sarah L 25 F W Keeping house " " , Mary L 2 F W " " , Cordelia L 9/12 F W " Sept Mitchell, Nannie B 8 F W "
1880Shelby, Ripley, Indiana Page 519A Alexander RACHAT Self M M W 36 IN FRA KY Farmer Sarah L. RACHAT Wife F M W 36 IN -- -- Keeping House Mary C. RACHAT Dau F S W 12 IN IN IN Cordelia L. RACHAT\ Dau F S W 10 IN IN IN Ada V. RACHAT Dau F S W 8 IN IN IN Emma R. RACHAT Dau F S W 6 IN IN IN Charles E. RACHAT Son M S W 4 IN IN IN Clarence A. RACHAT Son M S W 1 IN IN IN Nannie B. MITCHAL Other F W 18 IN IN IN More About Alexander Bettens Rochat:Burial: Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana
Notes for Sarah Lunnde Cole: Sarah Lunnde Cole was the daughter of Isaac Newton Cole and Elizabeth Mulligan Cole who married 11 Aug 1842 in Switzerland County, Indiana. Elizabeth died 11 Oct 1844 at the age of 19 when Sarah was almost ten months old. Isaac Cole then married Clarinda Kirby in September, 1845. By the time of, or perhaps before, the 1850 census, Sarah L. Cole, age 5, was living in the household of her grandparents, John and Sarah Cole. Sarah Cole died in early 1855 and by the end of that year, John Cole had another wife. In the 1860 census, John Cole's household shows no Sarah L. Cole, but she does appear in the household of her aunt, Nancy Ludlow Cole who had married Samuel W. Rochat in 1852.
Sarah Lunnde Cole first married DeWitt Clinton Mitchell on 1 Oct 1860. Their daughter, Nancy Belle Mitchell was born in 1862 and DeWitt Clinton Mitchell died about 1864 in the Civil War. Sarah Lunnde Cole Mitchell then married Alexander Bettens Rochat about 1866. DeWitt Clinton Mitchell was the brother of Mariah Mitchell who married James N. Rochat. James and Alexander Rochat were brothers of Samuel W. Rochat, in whose home Sarah Lunnde Cole grew up.
Ripley Co Health Dept Death Record Book No. 1915_21, p. 53 date of birth 12_25_1844 Place of birth Bennington, Indiana Father's name Isaac Cole Mother's name Sarah L. Cole [??]
Cemetery headstone, double with Alexander B. Sarah L. his wife b. 1843 d. 1917 More About Sarah Lunnde Cole: Burial: Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana
Children of Alexander Rochat and Sarah Cole are: + 52 i. Mary Lida4 Rochat, born 01 Aug 1867.Switzerland Co IL d. 6 Mar 1953 Ripley Co IN
53 ii. Cordelia L. Rochat, born 28 Apr 1871 in Switzerland County, Indiana; died 16 Sep 1886 in Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana.
Notes for Cordelia L. Rochat: Cemetery headstone reads: Cordelia L. Rochat dau of A. & S. L. d. Sep 16 1886 age 15y 4 m 18d More About Cordelia L. Rochat: Burial: Marble Valley Church Cemetery
54 iii. Ada V. Rochat, born 1872. 55 iv. Emma Roselle "Rosa" Rochat, born 1874. + 56 v. Charles Eddy Rochat, born 1876. 57 vi. Clarence A. Rochat, born 05 Feb 1879 in Ripley County, Indiana; died 09 May 1882 in Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana.
Notes for Clarence A. Rochat: Cemetery headstone reads: Clarance A. Rochat son of A & S L died May 8 1882 age 3y 3m 3d More About Clarence A. Rochat:Burial: Marble Valley Church Cemetery
58 vii. William Ludlow Rochat, born 30 Jul 1881 in Ripley County, Indiana; died 31 Aug 1886 in Monroe Township, Jefferson, Indiana.
Notes for William Ludlow Rochat: Church Cemetery headstone reads: W. L. Rochat d. 31 Aug 1886 More About William Ludlow Rochat: Burial: Marble Valley Church Cemetery
Generation No. 4
19. James W.4 Rochat (John Louis3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 03 May 1851, and died 12 Jan 1881. He married Lyda Elizabeth Peelman 16 Sep 1870 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ).
Notes for James W. Rochat: 1880 census Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois Page 162D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace James RACHAT Self M M W 29 IN IN IN Blacksmith Eliza RACHAT Wife F M W 26 IN IN IN Keeping House Hattie RACHAT Other F S W 6 IL IN IN
Ralph Drake (great grandson of Hatta J. Rochat and Earl Drake) found James W. Rochat in the 1880 Federal census of Vandalia, IL. He is listed as a blacksmith by occupation, living on Main St., wife Eliza [misunderstood "Lyda"], daughter Hattie 6. James died in 1881 and this is the only clue as to his life, death and whereabouts except for Family Bible records. Ralph stated Lyda remarried and Hattie became lost in a new family with a different surname
More About James W. Rochat: Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
Child of James Rochat and Lyda Peelman is: 59 i. Hatta J. Rochat5 Rochat, born 01 Jul 1873.
22. George F.4 Rochat (John Louis3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 23 Nov 1856 in Indiana, and died 25 Oct 1925 in York Twp, Switzerland, Indiana. He married Clara Elizabeth Morrison 24 Nov 1878 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ), daughter of Philander Morrison and Sarah Hatch. She was born 25 Jan 1861 in Indiana, and died 01 Mar 1921.
Notes for George F. Rochat: 1880 census Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana Page 58A Geo. RACHAT Self M M W 24 IN IN IN Laborer Lizzie RACHAT Wife F M W 21 IN IN IN Keeping House May RACHAT Dau F S W 4M IN IN IN At Home
1900 Census Indiana, Switzerland County, Page 271
1920 Census Indiana Switzerland County page 4B
More About George F. Rochat:Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
More About Clara Elizabeth Morrison: Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
Children of George Rochat and Clara Morrison are: 60 i. Mary Bessie5 Rochat, born 04 Sep 1879. 61 ii. Albert Harry Rochat, born 19 Dec 1880 in Indiana. 62 iii. Charles Rochat, born Oct 1886 in Indiana. 63 iv. Wallace O'Connell Rochat, born May 1894 in Indiana. Notes for Wallace O'Connell Rochat:Listed with parents in 1920 census
25. Hattie D.4 Rochat (John Louis3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 05 Sep 1865 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 20 Jun 1894 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana. She married William Chase Lawrence 17 Sep 1883.
Children of Hattie Rochat and William Lawrence are: 64 i. Albert Craig5 Lawrence, born 14 Jul 1883 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died 08 Apr 1972 in Carrollton, Carroll, Kentucky. He married Madge Pearl Rook; born Sep 1879 in Indiana. 65 ii. William Chase Lawrence, born 12 Jul 1885 in Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana; died Oct 1966 in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio. 66 iii. Madge Lawrence, born 01 Sep 1890 in Washington, Daviess, Indiana; died 03 Oct 1890 in Washington, Daviess, Indiana. 67 iv. Ellownen Lawrence, born 01 Sep 1890 in Washington, Daviess, Indiana; died 30 Sep 1890 in Washington, Daviess, Indiana.
26. Laura Bertie4 Rochat (John Louis3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 08 Jul 1869 in Indiana, and died 1951. She married Kansas N. Banker 09 Apr 1896. He was born Apr 1857 in Iowa.
More About Laura Bertie Rochat:Burial: Vevay, Switzerland, Indiana
Notes for Kansas N. Banker: 1900 census Indiana, Hancock County, Page 108a 1920 Census Indiana, Henry County pg 4A
Child of Laura Rochat and Kansas Banker is: 68 i. Ezra R.5 Banker, born Jun 1884 in Indiana.
27. James Oscar4 Rochat (Samuel William3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 23 Oct 1853 in Indiana, and died 18 Nov 1924. He married Samantha Lindsay. She was born May 1853 in Kentucky, and died 22 Dec 1909 in Helnick, Kansas.
Notes for James Oscar Rochat: 1870 Census IN Switzerland Co Jefferson Twp Vevay P.O. p. 28, 209 205 Fugate, Morton D 33 M W Blacksmith 0 0 Indiana Sarah A 28 F W Keeps house Indiana Estelle Waltz 7 F W Indiana JAMES ROCHAT 18 M W Indiana Lyman Cole 23 M W Indiana
1900 Census KS Morris County pg 214
Children of James Rochat and Samantha Lindsay are: 69 i. Mabel C.5 Rochat, born Sep 1878 in Indiana. 70 ii. Ethel Ludlow Rochat, born Mar 1880 in Indiana. 71 iii. Bertha Clay Rochat, born Sep 1883 in Indiana. 72 iv. Harlan Lindsey Rochat, born Nov 1885 in Indiana. 73 v. Edna Clair Rochat, born Oct 1888 in Kansas. 74 vi. Ralph Waldo Rochat, born May 1891 in Kansas.
28. Ernest Rodolph4 Rochat (Samuel William3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 13 Nov 1855 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana, and died 21 Mar 1948 in Chillicothe, Missouri. He married Mary Estella Jaynes 16 Aug 1877 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana. She was born 25 Apr 1861 in Switzerland County, Indiana, and died 06 Apr 1933 in Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri.
Notes for Ernest Rodolph Rochat: 1880 census Pleasant, Switzerland, Indiana Page 87D Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Rodolph ROCHAT Self M M W 24 IN IN IN Farmer Estella ROCHAT Wife F M W 20 IN IN IN Keeping House Willie ROCHAT Son M S W 2 IN IN IN
Livingston Co. MO death certificate, informant Mrs. Goodman of Brookfield, MO lists wife as Stella Mary Rochat, father Willia m Rochat, mother unknown.
More About Ernest Rodolph Rochat:Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Grundy County, Missouri
Notes for Mary Estella Jaynes: Livingston Co. MO death certificate, informant Mrs. J.H. Goodman of Chillicothe, lists husband as William(?) Rochat, father as William Jaynes born Indiana, mother as Lizzie Rogers born Indiana. Also lists birthdate as 21 Apr 1858 and death date as 1 Apr 1933. Family bible lists her birth year as 1861. More About Mary Estella Jaynes:Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Grundy County, Missouri (Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mogrundy/cemetery/antioch.html.)
Children of Ernest Rochat and Mary Jaynes are: 75 i. William Ludlow "Willie"5 Rochat, born 01 Sep 1878 in Indiana. 76 ii. Chester Carl Rochat, born 25 Feb 1880; died 16 Apr 1901.
More About Chester Carl Rochat: Burial: Antioch Cemetery, Grundy County, MO (Source: http://www.rootsweb.com/~mogrundy/cemetery/antioch.html.)
77 iii. Juanita May Rochat, born 15 Oct 1886. 78 iv. Nana Beryl Rochat, born 14 Dec 1888.
29. John Benson4 Rochat (Samuel William3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 15 Mar 1858 in Indiana, and died 26 Aug 1940 in Lamb, Indiana. He married Sarah Ellen Drake 11 May 1882 in Switzerland County, Indiana (Source: Family Archive #243 Marriage Index: Indiana, 1851-1900 ). She was born 20 Dec 1855 in Indiana, and died 28 Oct 1938 in Bennington, Switzerland, Indiana.
Notes for John Benson Rochat: 1900 Census IN Switzerland County Page 237
Notes for Sarah Ellen Drake: Sister to Elmer D. Drak, who married Hattie J. Rochat
Child of John Rochat and Sarah Drake is: 79 i. Edith Drake5 Rochat, born May 1885.
34. Mary Olive4 Rochat (James N.3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 03 Jul 1856 in Indiana. She married Andrew Schuck 03 Jan 1877 in Ripley County, Indiana. He was born 1852 in Indiana.
Notes for Andrew Schuck: 1880 Census Monroe, Jefferson, Indiana Page 228A Andy SHUCK Self M M W 28 IN IN IN Farmer Mary SHUCK Wife F M W 24 IN IN IN Keeps House Etella SHUCK Dau F S W 5M IN IN IN
Child of Mary Rochat and Andrew Schuck is: 80 i. Etella5 Schuck, born 1880.
50. Mary Ida4 ROCHAT (Charles E.3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 29 Oct 1872 in Mason, Effingham, Illinois, and died 1946 in Nevada, Vernon, Missouri (Source: Headstone states dates in Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.). She married Edward WYGANT 18 Dec 1888 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, son of John WYGANT and Lucy Unknown. He was born 25 Aug 1863 in Farm near Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, and died 03 Apr 1946 in Neosho, Newton, Missouri (Source: Information from Death Certificate.).
Notes for Mary Ida ROCHAT:Picture and article of Mary Ida Was a Methodist Preacher Sent off for death certificate in Missouri for Mary Ida Wygant in Missouri. They checked 1946-1950. No certificate found At the time of her death she was in a State Hospital in Nevada, Missouri.
Notes for Edward WYGANT: 1860 census Franklin County ward 4 pg 308 John Wygant m w 30 NJ Carpenter Lucy A. Wygant f w 28 Long Island Charles m w 9 NY Marietta f w 6 NY Hannah f w 4 NY John Jr. m w 2 OH Josephine Mott f w 17 Long Island
1870 census OH - page 2 Harrison, Licking County pg 137 John Wygant m w 42 NY Farmer Lucy Wygant f w 38 NY Keeping House Charles Wygant m w 19 NY Farm Work Mary Wygant f w 18 NY helps mother Hanna Wygant f w 16 NY helps mother John Wygant m w 12 OH farm work James Wygant m w 10 OH farm work Edward Wygant m w 8 OH farm work Emma Wygant f w 6 OH Fannie Wygant f w 3 OH
1880 Census Place: Harrison, Licking, Ohio Source: FHL Film 1255040 National Archives Film T9-1040 Page 81A Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace John WYGANT Self M M W 52 NY NY NY Farmer Lucy WYGANT Wife F M W 48 NY NY NY Keeping House Charley WYGANT Son M S W 29 NY NY NY Farm Laborer Mary WYGANT Dau F S W 26 OH NY NY John WYGANT Son M S W 22 OH NY NY Farm Laborer Hanna WYGANT Dau F S W 24 OH NY NY James WYGANT Son M S W 20 OH NY NY Farm Laborer Edger WYGANT Son M S W 18 OH NY NY Farm Laborer Emma WYGANT Dau F S W 16 OH NY NY At School Fannie WYGANT Dau F S W 14 OH NY NY At School Willie WYGANT Son M S W 12 OH NY NY At School Lucy WYGANT Dau F S W 8 OH NY NY At School Martha WYGANT Dau F S W 4 OH NY NY
1900 Census Indiana Howard County pg 88B- Edward is listed as Edgar. 1900 Census shows a Maurice Wygant b. In that is possible brother
Edward was admitted to Soles Memorial Hospital in Neosho, Newton, Missouri 6 days before his death. His death certificate states place of death was Neosho, Newton, Missouri but he was living in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri. Had a farm in Anderson, Missouri Edward and Ida according to the Tulsa City Directories where in Tulsa 1919 but not before. TULSA CITY DIRECTORIES 1920 Wygant, Edward (Ida) contr rms 815 S. Detroit 1923 Wygant, Edward (M. Ida) carp r 1312 E. 18th 1925 Wygant, Edward (Ida M ) cont. 1319 S. Houston Ave. r same 1928 No Wygant s 1929 No Wygant s 1930 Wygant, Edward (Ida) carp r. 536 S. Atlanta 1931 Wygant, Edward (Ida) r. 511 S. Atlanta Ave 1932 Wygant. Edward (Ida) 2431 E. 5th PL 1933 No Wygant 1934 Wygant, Edward (Mary I) 1319 S. Owasso Ave. (Luther Gise house) 1935 Wygant, Edward (Ida) 117 S. Victor Ave (Floyd Goumaz house) 1936 No Wygant 1837 No Wygant From: No marriage records up to 1877 and found no Rochat/Wygant marriage.
No Wygant's listed in 1852 Columbus, OH city directory.
More About Edward WYGANT: Burial: 1946, Anderson Cemetery-Anderson, McDonald C, Missouri
Children of Mary ROCHAT and Edward WYGANT are: 86 i. Ernest Mason5 Wygant, born 02 Mar 1890; died 20 Mar 1988 in Lewiston, Nez Perce, Idaho
Notes for Ernest Mason Wygant: Social Security Death Index: Individual: Wygant, Ernest Birth date: 2 Mar 1900 Death date: 20 Mar 1988 Last residence: 83501 State of issue: ID
WWI Civilian Draft Registrations birth place Ethnicity reg.Co. state Clarence Rufus Wygant 22 August 1874 White Kootenai Idaho Ernest Mason Wygant 2 March 1900 White Kootenai Idaho Sidney E. Wygant 16 January 1889 Barron Wisconsin White Kootenai Idaho http://c-23.rootsweb.com/usgenweb/archives/id/kootenai/koowwi/woz.txt
87 ii. Daughter Wygant, born 03 Apr 1892; died 24 Apr 1892; Stepchild.
Notes for Daughter Wygant: This information it not confirmed. It is listed under death in Kokomo, Howard, IN. No parents listed Wygant F W 21 Dys. Aprl 24 1892 Kokomo CH- 9 288
88 iii. Willis E. Wygant, born 10 Mar 1893 in Howard County, Indiana; Stepchild. He married Ruth W. Wood??; born 1893 in Indiana.
Notes for Willis E. Wygant: Information found on genealogylibrary.com list birth of Wygant, Father Ed. Mother ? Hunt born 10 Mar 1893 H-4 37 I would imagine this to be Willis and his mother to be ? Hunt instead of Mary Ida Rochat But Mary Ida and Edward were married before 1893. http://www.rootsweb.com/~inhoward/data/1909khs.txt Kokomo High School 1909 - 3-B Class Roll (Juniors) 4 credits in self-control, 16 in studies required to be regular.
Name: Willis E. Wygant Serial Number: 2676762 Race: W (information from ancestry.com) Residence: 2515 Auburn Ave., Cincinnati, O. Enlistment Division: Enlisted Reserve Corps Enlistment Location: Cincinnati, O. Enlistment Date: 21 Dec 1917 Birth Place: Kokomo, Indorsement Birth Date / Age: 24 9/12 Years Assigns Comment: Students' Army Training Corps University of Cincinnati O to Discharge Private Honorable discharge 20 Dec 1918. Called to active duty 9 Oct 1918. Volume #: 19
1920 Census OH Richland County ED 194 Page: 5B with father in law
89 iv. Carl Allen Wygant, born Jul 1894; died 26 Apr 1916 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana.
Notes for Carl Allen Wygant: http://www.rootsweb.com/~inhoward/data/1909khs.txt Kokomo High School 1909 1-B Class Roll (Freshmen)
90 v. Ida Mae Wygant, born 30 Apr 1900 in Indiana; died Bet. 1931 - 1932 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Rose Hill Cemetery Tulsa, OK. 11th and Yale.). She married Luther R. Gise Abt. 1920; born 14 Jul 1895; died 1972 in Pampa, Texas.
Notes for Ida Mae Wygant: Shows up in the Tulsa City Directory in 1919 Wygant, Ida May PBX opr. The Vandever Dry Goods Co. b 1714 S. Madison. She is the only Wygant listed in 1919.
91 vi. Ruth Madeline WYGANT, born 22 Nov 1909 in Kokomo, Howard, Indiana; died 22 Feb 1981 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Gardens Tulsa, Ok.). She married Floyd Frances GOUMAZ 24 Dec 1924 in Tulsa Tulsa, Oklahoma; born 01 Oct 1906 in Springfield, Greene, Missouri; died 21 Apr 1979 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma (Source: Buried Memorial Garden Cemetery Tulsa 51st and Memorial).
Notes for Ruth Madeline WYGANT: OBIT Tulsa Tribune Monday February 23, 1891 GOUMAZ-Ruth Madeline, 71, 2425 S. Memorial passed away Sunday. Survived by 4 sons: Floyd Goumaz, Jr., Donald J. Goumaz, Robert G. Goumaz all of Tulsa, James E. Goumaz of Cleveland, Oklahoma: 9 grandchildren: 4 great-grandchildren. Services Tuesday 1 p.m. Moore's Eastlawn Chapel. Interment Memorial Park. Moore's Eastlawn
Social Security Death Individual: Goumaz, Ruth Birth date: 22 Nov 1909 Death date: Feb 1981 Last residence: OK 74128 State of issue: OK
Notes for Floyd Frances GOUMAZ: Floyd was a Janitor for Tulsa Public Schools. He enjoyed his work and the children. He collected everything and anything. He had a wonderful collection of coins he spent all of his life collecting. Just before his death his house was robbed of the coin collection.
51. Florence L.4 Rochat (Charles E.3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born Jun 1878 in Indiana, and died 1951 in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri (Source: Headstone states dates in Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.). She married Harry A. Miller 25 Aug 1903 in Howard County, Indiana. He was born 1875, and died 1963 in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri (Source: Headstone states dates in Anderson Cemetery, Anderson, McDonald, Missouri.).
Notes for Florence L. Rochat: Lived next to the Wygant's in Anderson, Missouri. More About Florence L. Rochat: Burial: Anderson Cemetery-Anderson, McDonald, Missouri More About Harry A. Miller: Burial: Anderson Cemetery-Anderson, McDonald, Missouri
Child of Florence Rochat and Harry Miller is: 92 i. Harriett5 Miller, born 05 Aug 1904 in Owen County, Indiana.
Notes for Harriett Miller: Information came from Family Tree Search-county information.
52. Mary Lida 4 Rochat (Charles E.3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 01 Aug 1867 in Switzerland County, Indiana, and died 06 Mar 1953 in Jefferson County, Indiana. She married John D. Johnston. He was born 1849 in Ohio, and died 1930 in Jefferson County, Indiana.
Notes for Mary Lida Rochat: Toph Papers, Ripley County IN Historical Society
"Johnston, Mary Lida, daughter of Alex and Sarah Lucinda Rochach, was born in Switzerland Co., Ind. Aug. 1, 1867. She died March 6, 1953. She moved to Ripley County with her parents when 2 years old, residing there until 1936 when she moved to Indianapolis, Ind. to make her home with her son, Lonnie. She married John D. Johnston Aug 16, 1883. They had five children, Robert, Emma, Corda, Lonnie and Edith. A charter member of the Marble Corner M. E. Church. She left her five children, twelve grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. and one sister Mrs. Rosa Hash."
Notes for John D. Johnston: 1900 census Indiana, Ripley County, Page 200
1920 Census IN Jennings County Bigger Township Page: 5B ED: 115
Children of Mary Rochat and John Johnston are: 81 i. Robert S.5 Johnston, born Jun 1884. 82 ii. Emma B. Johnston, born May 1886. 83 iii. Lonnie Johnston, born 1889. 84 iv. Cordelia Johnston, born May 1894. 85 v. Edith Johnston.
56. Charles Eddy4 Rochat (Alexander Bettens3, Jacob Samuel2, Louis1) was born 1876.
Notes for Charles Eddy Rochat: Toph Papers, Ripley County IN Historical Society
"Paul Franklin Rochat, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Rochat, was born July 27, 1903 at Indianapolis, Ind. and died April 7, 1904 at Marble Corner, Ind. He left his parents and one sister."
Children of Charles Eddy Rochat are: 93 i. Daughter5 Rochat, born Bef. 1904. 94 ii. Paul Franklin Rochat, born 27 Jul 1903 in Ripley County, Indiana; died 07 Apr 1904 in Marble Corner, Ripley, Indiana.
Notes for Paul Franklin Rochat: Ripley County Health Dept Book No. 1902_07, p. 125 Rochat, Paul Franklin died 04/07/1904 at Marble Corner male, white, single, age 8 months 11 days cause of death tubercular meningitis Headstone reads Paul F. Rochat b. 27 Jul 1903 d. 7 Apr 1904
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