Jacob Buckwalter

16 January 1794–26 December 1853 (Age 59)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob

When Jacob Buckwalter was born on 16 January 1794, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin Landis Buckwalter, was 30 and his mother, Barbara Herr, was 23. He married Veronica Eshbach about 1819. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. He died on 26 December 1853, at the age of 59, and was buried in Washington Boro, Manor Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Buckwalter
1794–1853
Veronica Eshbach
1801–1857
Marriage: about 1819
Emma Maria Buckwalter
1820–1918
Elizabeth Buckwalter
1822–1849
George Buckwalter
1825–
John Buckwalter
1825–
Thomas Buckwalter
1825–
William Buckwalter
1825–
Abraham Buckwalter
1824–1881
Fannie Buckwalter
1827–1887
Jacob E Buckwalter
1829–1854
Barbara Buckwalter
1831–1868
Catharine Eshbach Buckwalter
1834–1910
Susan E Buckwalter
1836–1909
Anna Eschbauch Buckwalter
1838–1925

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1819
of,, Lancaster, Penna.
children

(13)

    Emma Maria Buckwalter

    Female1820–1918Female

    Elizabeth Buckwalter

    Female1822–1849Female

    Abraham Buckwalter

    Male1824–1881Male

    George Buckwalter

    Male1825–Male

    John Buckwalter

    Male1825–Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 9

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Buchwalder.

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

Sources (3)

  • David Buckwalter, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jacob Buckwalter in entry for Fanny Buckwalter Witmer, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Jacob Buckwalter in entry for John B Harnish and Catharine E Buckwalter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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