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Jacob Hermann - Evansville Indiana

This is a picture of a painting done of Jacob Hermann. He was born April 15, 1804 iin Nassau Germany. He died April 10, 1870 by drowning in Ohio River. He lived in Evansville, Indiana. Also have picture of his wife, Anna.

Article from Evansville paper in April 1870 says "Information wanted on Jacob Hermann, Sr. who has been suffering from an attack of typhoid fever, and left his home on Saturday night and has not returned. Any information regarding him would be thankfully received by his relatives, either at the store of his son, H. Hermann No. 45 Main Street or at the family residence on Sycamore Street between Third and Fourth Streets. He was dressed when he left in brown beaver coat, dark pants, and black hat. He is about 67 years of age, has black hair, no whiskers, and is about 5 feet 5 inches tall."

He was found few days later along the Ohio River with his foot caught in a root.
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Photo taken at Evansville Vandeburgh County, Indiana USA