I’ve been doing research on the Gillis house, finding out who used to own it, etc. I hit a dead end, and even with going to the City offices and looking for the records, I still couldn’t figure out who owned it before the Taylor family. So, you can imagine how excited I was when one of my friends who’s a long-time Cameron resident said she knew who used to live there. She said the mayor would know more, even.
So, I chatted with Mayor Anderle, and she said, oh yes, the Rosson family lived behind the First Christian Church (AKA The Hermit Haus). Off I went to investigate those folks! I devled into old Cameron newspapers, checked Ancestry.com, and did all my limited sleuthing abilities.
Finally, I found out about John and Ruth (Coleman) Rosson, and their daughter, Susan Coleman Rosson. I was very excited to learn about another family who lived in the old house. Continue readingHermann says please like and share!