John Jacob Seraphine was born in MI, father in Switzerland & mother in MI.According to his WWI Draft Card he was born 27 Sep 1883.
Minnesota Death Index:
Name: John Jacob Seraphine Death Date: 13 Oct 1949 Death County: Saint Louis State File Number: 014363 Certificate Number: 014363 Certificate Year: 1949 Record Number: 1107443
Name: Lydia Virginia Seraphine Birth Date: 22 Dec 1885 Death Date: 14 Jan 1961 Death County: Douglas Mother's Maiden Name: Monsiour State File Number: 004172 Certificate Number: 004172 Certificate Year: 1961 Record Number: 1456449
Joseph Seraphine & Lena Locher. According to the 1900 census, they've been married 19 years. Joseph was born in Switzerland as was his mother. Birthdate Oct 1857. His father was born in Italy. Lena was born Jan 1862 in MI.Both parents born in Switzerland.Lena has had 2 children, both living.Besides John, there is another son, Joseph.According to his WWI Draft Card, Joseph Philip Seraphine was born 07 Aug 1881.They reside in St. Louis Co., Ely, MN.They also reside there in 1895 & 1910.Immigration date for Joseph in 1910 shown as 1869. In 1920, Lena is widowed & her mother, Katherine Locher (81), also widowed, is living with her. Immigration for Katherine shown as 1863.They reside in St. Louis Co., Morse, MN.In 1930, Katherine (91) resides with her daughter & son-in-law, Daniel & Emma Kinsman. Immigration shown as 1863. They reside in St. Louis Co., Buhl, MN.
Minnesota Death Index:
Name: Mrs. Katherine Kellar Locher Death Date: 5 May 1933 Death County: Saint Louis State File Number: 013208 Certificate Number: 013208 Certificate Year: 1933 Record Number: 643418
Katherine's husband was Jacob.In 1870 thru 1910 they reside in Marquette Co., Ishpeming, MI.The 1900 shows they've been married 40.Both were born Nov 1839.Both immigrated in 1863.Katherine has had 14 children, 8 surviving.The 1910 shows they've been married 49 years & both immigrated in 1863.Same amount of children as 1900.
Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index:
Name: Jacob Locher Birth Date: abt 1839 Birth Place: Switzerland Death Date: 13 Sep 1911 Death Place: Ishpeming, Marquette, Michigan Death Age: 72 Occupation: Laborer Race: White Marital Status: Married Gender: Male Father Name: Phillip Locher Mother Name: Mary Walyere FHL Film Number: 1007539
New York Passenger List:
Name: Jacob Locher Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863 Birth Year: abt 1840 Age: 23 Gender: Male Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Swiss Name: Cathar Locher Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863 Birth Year: abt 1840 Age: 23 Gender: Female Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Swiss Name: *Albertine Locher Arrival Date: 21 Apr 1863 Birth Year: abt 1863 Age: 3/12 Gender: Female Ethnicity/Race/Nationality: Swiss Place of Origin: Switzerland Port of Departure: Le Havre, France Destination: United States of America Port of Arrival: New York Port Arrival State: New York Port Arrival Country: United States Ship Name: H D Waltjen *Notation: Died April the 8th, 1863. (That's so sad)