Jakob Gäckle

1885–1972 (Age 86)
Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy, Bessarabia, Russian Empire

The Life of Jakob

When Jakob Gäckle was born on 16 September 1885, in Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyy, Bessarabia, Russian Empire, his father, Friedrich Gäckle, was 32 and his mother, Karoline Nantt, was 30. He died in February 1972, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Friedrich Gäckle
Karoline Nantt
Katharina Gaeckle
Jakob Gäckle

Parents & Siblings

  • Friedrich Gäckle


  • Karoline Nantt




World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 9

Nicholas II crowned emperor.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 23

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German (Gäckle): from a diminutive of geck ‘childish’, ‘foolish’. This name is one of the German family names that were established in Russia in the 19th century.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jakob Gackle, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Jakob Gäckle, "Russia, Births and Baptisms, 1755-1917"
  • Jakob Gäckle, "World Miscellaneous Births and Baptisms, 1534-1983"

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