Jacob Buckwalter

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

The Life Summary 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 8 sons and 8 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
Veronica Eshbach
Marriage: about 1819
Mary Buckwalter
George Buckwalter
about 1825–
Thomas Buckwalter
about 1825–
William Buckwalter
about 1825–
John Buckwalter
Emma Maria Buckwalter
Elizabeth Eshbach Buckwalter
Abraham Buckwalter
Benjamin Buckwalter
Fannie Buckwalter
Jacob E Buckwalter
Barbara Buckwalter
Catharine Eshbach Buckwalter
Susan E Buckwalter
Anna Eschbauch Buckwalter
Isaac Buckwalter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1819
  • Children


    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +2 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.
    Age 9
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    Age 18
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Swiss German and German Buchwalder: variant of Buchwald .

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

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    Sources (17)

    • Jacob Buckwalter, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • David Buckwalter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jacob Buckwalter in entry for John B Harnish and Catharine E Buckwalter, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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