Ascher/Roush

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Ascher/Roush - Announced held attended. BRONZE MAKERS IN...
Announced held attended. BRONZE MAKERS IN MEMORY OF MRS. WM, ASCHER TO DEDICATED ON NEXT THURSDAY fol'lows: D. A. B. Taking Part In la LOHIM CcmeUry, Ntar Una A group of women, members of Elder William Brewster chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, are attending the dedication service Thursday afternoon afternoon of bronze markers, erected the Louisa cemetery, near Lena, 111., and given in memory of Mrs. Minerva Ascher (Mrs. William Ascher) a former member of this chapter, by her sister. Mri. Mary Etta Coons, of Belolt. Wls. They mark the resting place of her grandparents, Michael Roush and Eva Breon Roush. son and daughter, respectively, of soldiers who fought in the Revolutionary war. They came to Stephenson county in the days of the covered wagon from Northumberland county, Pennsylvania, now Snyder county. Michael Roush was one of nine children of Mary Elizabeth Wltmer Roush and Jacob Roush, who fought In the war, first as one the Northumberland Rangers and later as a private In the 3rd Pennsylvania regiment, from 1TJ7 to 1781. Jacob Roush Is mentioned in regional histories of Pennsylvania

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  1. Freeport Journal-Standard,
  2. 04 Oct 1938, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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