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Roth, Frank
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Frank ROTH, born 1812 in Alsace, emigrated, in the '30s of last century and came to Cincinnati, where he married Rosalie LAMBUR, born in Brueckenwald, Alsace. In 1842 they came to Quincy with one daughter, Marie. Frank ROTH was a wagon maker and for many years conducted his business in this city, where Adam STEINBACH, the smith, also born in Alsace who came to Quincy in 1848, did the iron work on the wagons built by Frank ROTH; the latter died in April, 1864. Anton ROTH, born in Quincy July 27, 1845, was a son of Frank and Rosalie (LAMBUR) ROTH, enlisted in the Third Missouri Cavalry Regiment, which was raised in Quincy. After the Civil war he entered the service of the Rock Island Railroad Company as fireman. Marie ROTH, the daughter of Frank and Rosalie (LAMBUR) ROTH born in Cincinnati, was married to Louis WELLENREUTER, the wagon maker, born in Oberbergen, Baden, who came to Quincy with his parents in 1856. One of their sons, Louis WELLENREUTER, studied medicine and located in Perry, Pike County, Illinois, where he conducted a drug store and practiced as physician.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p. 360.

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