ebook  History of Watertown, Wisconsin


Rev. John Brockmann

The History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin, Chicago: Western Historical Company. 1879.


Rev. John H. Brockmann, pastor of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church of Watertown and vicinity; born in Hanover February 8, 1833; educated in Europe; ordained to the Christian ministry in Germany in 1861; came to America in 1862.


He preached at Ahnapee, Wis., four years, afterward two years at Mosel, Sheboygan Co.; in 1868, he went to Fort Atkinson, where he remained until he came to Watertown, in January, 1875. Mr. Brockmann married Sophia Scheele Oct. 3, 1862; she was born in Germany. They had three children:  Johanna, Theodore and Paul.