John Horsch was born in Germany on September 18, 1819. It's believed that he came to America in 1852 with his first wife, Catherine, and they travelled with Frank Horsch and Elizabeth Roland. It is also believe that Catherine died shortly after coming to America.
Anna Bauer was born in Germany on August 12, 1841, and she came to America in 1863. John and Anna were married around 1864 and lived in Lancaster township of Erie county, New York. They had four children in New York, and then moved to Hastings, Minnesota about 1874. After moving to Minnesota they had five more children. John died on November 9, 1886. Anna died on October 15, 1900.
Updated April 10, 2014