SEEMANN was born on 17 Mar 1856 in Sabula, Jackson co., Iowa,
the daughter of
Henry and Catharina (REHMKE) SEEMANN. She appeared in the census
in 1870 in Union twp., Jackson co., Iowa, as a 13 year old student in the
household of her father. Her paternal grandparents
(John and Mary Seemann) lived with the family as well.
Mary married William C. F.
BLOSSFELD, son of Carl BLOSSFELD and Mary GARMERSHAUSEN, on 23 Dec 1878 in
Sabula, Jackson co., Iowa. He was born on 7 Mar 1852
in Milwaukee, Milwaukee co., Wisconsin. He worked as a
blacksmith at Teed's Grove, was an expert mechanice, and
also held the office of Postmaster. He served as
Treasurer of the School Board of Fairfield District.
They were members of the German Lutheran Church.
on 14 Jun 1906 in Sabula,
Jackson co., Iowa and
was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson co., Iowa. Her husband died on
12 Apr 1919.
He was also buried in Evergreen Cemetery.
William and Mary (Seemann)
Blossfeld were the parents of three children:
||Lotta BLOSSFELD was born on 3 Dec 1883. She died on 29 Jul 1927
and is buried in Evergreen
Cemetery, Jackson co., Iowa.
of Lotta Blossfeld in Evergreen Cemetery, Jackson co.,
(Photo courtesy of Gary and Karen Seeman)
William and Mary (Seemann) Blossfeld
Cemetery, Jackson co., iowa
(photo courtesy of Gary and Karen Seeman)