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
1794–1853
Veronica Eshbach
1801–1857
Marriage: about 1819
Mary Buckwalter
1819–1896
George Buckwalter
about 1825–
Thomas Buckwalter
about 1825–
William Buckwalter
about 1825–
John Buckwalter
1820–
Emma Maria Buckwalter
1820–1918
Elizabeth Eshbach Buckwalter
1822–1849
Abraham Buckwalter
1824–1881
Benjamin Buckwalter
1826–1826
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
Isaac Buckwalter
1841–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1819
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    Buchwald

    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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