RUDOLPH ALTHAUS was born in the canton of Basle, Switzerland, in the year 1823. His parents are Heinrich and Barbara Althaus. Names of his sisters and brothers--Mary, Barbara, Elizabeth, Henry, John, Gothart, Catherine, John (deceased), and Gothart (deceased). His wife was born in Wayne County, in 1841. Their children are Mary (deceased), Andrew and Werner. Mrs. Althaus was Barbara Amstutz. Her parents are, Peter and Barbara. She has a sister, Anna, and three brothers--Peter, Joseph and John.



1875 Historical Atlas of Allen County, Ohio by H H Hardesty & Co. Publishers, Chicago.