HUSBAND: ZOLMAN, James P. BIRTH DATE: 07-Jan-1808 PLACE: Frederick County, Maryland MARR. DATE: 05-May-1836 PLACE: Knox County, Ohio DEATH DATE: 16-Nov-1898 PLACE: Eel River Twp., Allen County, Indiana BURIAL PLACE: Eel River Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana FATHER: ZOLMAN, John  MOTHER: PASSY, Catharine
WIFE: GORDON, Sarah Ann BIRTH DATE: 15-Jan-1820 PLACE: Pennsylvania DEATH DATE: 21-Apr-1888 PLACE: Indiana BURIAL PLACE: Eel River Cemetery, Allen County, Indiana FATHER: GORDON, William MOTHER: ?, Elizabeth
1) ZOLMAN, John 711 md. HARTER, Margaret & ZOLMAN, Nancy Adeline  2) ZOLMAN, Elizabeth E. "Betsy" 712 md. JOHNSON, Orville  3) ZOLMAN, Catherine 713 never married - one child 4) ZOLMAN, David A. 714 md. JONES, Julia Ann 5) ZOLMAN, Sarah Alice 715 md. WAPPES, Joseph 6) ZOLMAN, James Corbet 716 md. three times 7) ZOLMAN, Orvill M. 717 died as a child 8) ZOLMAN, Margaret Jane 718 md. MILLER, Samuel A. 9) ZOLMAN, Lydia L. 719 md. STRONG, Henry C. 10) ZOLMAN, Cynthia M. 71A never married 11) ZOLMAN, Clarinda 71B md. DAVIS, Sylvester
He was a farmer.
1850 census: Smith Twp., Whitley County, Indiana (#872-898)
1860 census: Eel River Twp., Allen County, Indiana
1870 census: Eel River Twp., Allen County, Indiana
1880 census: Eel River Twp., Allen County, Indiana
Obituary: Churubusco (IN) Truth of November 1898
Obituary of James P. Zolman
James P. Zolman was born in Maryland January 7, 1808, and departed this life November 16, 1898, aged 90 yrs. 10 mos. and 9 days.
With his parents he imigrated in 1812 to Ohio and settled in Knox county where he remained till 1836, when he was married to Sarah Ann Gordon, and at once moved to Indiana, locating in Whitley county. Again in 1854 he changed his residence to Allen county where he resided till his death.
He was the oldest child in a family consisting of ten children and two of his brothers, at a good old age, still survive him. He was the father of eleven children four sons and seven daughters all of whom are living except one. He had also twenty-three grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren.
He was baptized in infancy in the M. E. church being dedicated to God by his mother who followed the Lord forty long years. He often told his children that he longed to died and go meet that dear mother. Though not an active member of the church, it is said by his friends that he was a man of prayer.
He was universally esteemed by his neighbors, many of whom followed his remains to the grave. His funeral was preached by Rev. H. E. Ewell of the Methodist church in the Baptist church at Eel River and was buried in the cemetery adjoining. The funeral discourse was on the Resurrection of the Body, and he was committed to the ground in confidant hope of the General Resurrection in the last day Peace to his ashes.
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