Re: Ausannah Rolfes ,Feb. 1999
Hi, I just now found your message from 2007!If you still use this e-mail, I have info you might find helpful (if you haven't already found it by now!). August Rolfes and Anna Fuchs were my great-grandparents.I am descended from their son George Henry Rolfes, Sr.August's parents were George Rolfes and Louise Meyers.Anna's were Frederick C. Fuchs and Anna Alstadt, who sometimes shows up as Anna Ollstott.
Frederick Fuchs was b. in Germany in July, 1840 and immigrated in 1865 or 1866. Anna Alstadt was b. in Germany in November, 1857 and immigrated in 1857.They married in 1871 apparently in Columbus, OH, before moving to Cincinnati.(info from online source)
Children listed (from an online source)
Charles Frederick b. circa 1872 d. Aug 26, 1942
William b. circa 1875 d. July 12, 1910
Anna M. b. Nov 1877 d. May 1, 1948 (md. August Rolfes)
Frederick August b. April 7, 1881 d. May 26, 1951 (md. Pearl Grace Jennings)
Anna W. or Anna M. Fuchs was b. Nov, 1877.
George Rolfes and Louise Meyers married circa 1869 and had 8 children, 6 living, on the 1900 census.Listed are:
George Rolfes b. Dec 1839 in Germany, imm. 1862
Louise b. March 1849 in Germany, imm c. 1854
Kate b. Jan 1870
Wm b. Sept 1872
August b. March 1879
Edward b. Feb. 1898
Dora b. Feb. 1886
August Rolfes 31
Anna W. 32
Walter W. 5
Loretta K. 2
Frederick Fuchs b. July 1840 in Germany imm. 1865
Anna b. Nov 1857 imm. 1857 (married c. 1872)
Anna M. b. Nov 1877
Frederick b. April 1881
August Rolfes 31
Edward 5 mo
(also listed for this house)
Ema Eivhholcer 33
Mannie Aubke 55
August Rolfes was b. March 7, 1879 and d. Oct. 13, 1950.B. in Ohio (probably Cincinnati).August was a tailor (if I recall my family history properly).
I believe that it all I have, I would love to compare notes.I will post this online as a reply later on, in case it could help anyone else or if your e-mail address has changed!
Susannah Rolfes, your father's brother's son's daughter (I am not sure what that makes us...am I your grandfather'sgreat grand neice or your second cousin?)