Jacob Bersch

15 August 1872–26 January 1958 (Age 85)
Russia, Soviet Union

The Life of Jacob

Jacob Bersch was born on 15 August 1872, in Russia as the son of John Bersch and Elizabeth. He married Catherine Kinderknecht about 1891, in Russia. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He lived in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States in 1920. He died on 26 January 1958, in Logan, Colorado, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Bersch
Catherine Kinderknecht
Marriage: about 1891
Mary Bersch
Pauline Agatha Bersch
Rose Bersch
Catherine Cecilia Bersch

Spouse and Children


    Catherine Kinderknecht


about 1891


Parents and Siblings

    John Bersch






World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Age 15

Historical Boundaries - 1887: Logan, Colorado, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

German (Alemannic and Swabian): variant spelling of Bertsch .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Helen Bersch in household of Jacob Bersch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jakob Bersch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jacob Bersch in entry for Martin Bersch and Ermal Eirsman, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"

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