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Rothchild, Herman

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Rothchild, Herman
February 27, 2007 11:05PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 6th ed., 1887,
Shelby Co.

HERMAN ROTHCHILD was born in Wurtemberg, Germany, May 31, 1812, the second
son born to Samuel and Caroline Rothchild, natives of Wurtemberg. Samuel
was born in 1777, was a well-to-do farmer, and died in 1836. In early life
Herman began agricultural pursuits, and coming to America in 1851, settled
on the farm of 400 acres where he now resides, in Shelby County, and is
widely known as a successful farmer and stock grower. In 1833 he married
Barbara Ochs, a native of Germany, and the birth of two sons and two
daughters followed their union: Abraham, Samuel, Bertha and Estol. Mrs.
Rothchild died in 1846, and in October, 1847, Mr. Rothchild married Estol
Ochs, a native of Germany. Three sons and one daughter blessed this union:
Joseph, Louis, Henry M. and Cora. Mr. Rothchild is a member of the Jewish
faith, and politically is a Democrat.

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