Jacob D. Deisher

Brief Life History of Jacob D.

When Jacob D. Deisher was born on 3 February 1834, in Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Peter Deischer, was 31 and his mother, Elizabeth D. Dunkel, was 33. He married Caroline D Butz on 21 November 1858, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 15 March 1874, in Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Maxatawny, Maxatawny Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob D. Deisher
Caroline D Butz
Marriage: 21 November 1858
Marietta Deisher
Franklin Alfred Deisher
Jacob Peter Deisher
Ida Deisher
Caroline S Deisher
Eliza Deisher
Rev George Reuben Deisher

Sources (7)

  • Jacob Deysher, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Deisher, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Jacob in entry for Frank A. Deisher and Mary A. Guldin, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

World Events (6)

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U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Deischer:

from Deisch, a short form of an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German tac ‘day’.

possibly a dialect variant of Deutscher .

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

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