Jakob Kochersperger

21 September 1834–15 April 1914 (Age 79)
Birlenbach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Kochersperger was born on 21 September 1834, in Birlenbach, Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France, his father, Johann Martin Kochersperger II, was 52 and his mother, Barbara Hart, was 43. He married Elizabeth Hyde on 5 November 1857, in United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Emerson, Mills, Iowa, United States in 1897 and Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States in 1898. He died on 15 April 1914, in Rome, Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Rome Cemetery, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jakob Kochersperger
Elizabeth Hyde
Marriage: 5 November 1857
Sarah Elizabeth Kochensphere
Caroline Adeline Kochenspere

Spouse and Children

5 November 1857
United States


Parents and Siblings

    Johann Martin Kochersperger II


    Barbara Hart




    Johann Martin Kochersperger III


    Margaritha Kochersperger


    Michael Kochersperger


    Barbara Kochersperger


    Magdalena Kochensperger


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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

Iowa is the 29th state.
1858 · The Vision of Bernadette Soubirous at Lourdes

Age 24

Bernadette Soubirous was a young woman that born in poverty on January 7, 1844 in Lourdes, France. She started having visions of a lady that would tell her to do different things such as drink from water that was under a rock. She was also instructed to tell priests to build a church. As time went on she was interrogated by the police and never denied what she saw. People come from all over to Lourdes, France.

Name Meaning

1 German and French (Alsatian): habitational name for someone from either of two places in Alsace called Kochenberg: Dossenheim-Kochersberg and Wintzenheim-Kochersberg.2 German: probably also a habitational name for someone from a small place called Kochersperg, most likely in Bavaria or Austria.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jacob Kochenspere, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jacob Kochersperger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jakob Kochersperger, "Find A Grave Index"

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