Great Nephew of Friedrich Froebel and Grandson of Carl Poppo Froebel, Printer to the Princely House of Schwarzburg-Rudolstadt,
Carl’s mother was a niece of Friedrich Froebel and daughter of Carl Poppo Froebel, who was a younger, half brother of Friedrich.
Carl Edward George Brossmann was born on 10 October 1846 at Schleiz. He married Emilie Kohler. He died on 2 June 1906 in Philadelphia PA while training a horse.