Jacob N. Pletcher

27 February 1822–22 July 1868 (Age 46)
Howard, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob N.

When Jacob N. Pletcher was born on 27 February 1822, in Howard, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob A. Pletcher, was 34 and his mother, Anna Pletcher, was 37. He married Susanna Null on 21 December 1844. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 22 July 1868, in his hometown, at the age of 46, and was buried in Pletcher Cemetery, Galion, Crawford, Ohio, United States.

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Jacob N. Pletcher
Susanna Null
Marriage: 21 December 1844
Mary Ann Pletcher
Henry Washington Pletcher
Leah Ann Pfletcher

Spouse and Children


    Susanna Null


21 December 1844
,Crawford, OH


    Mary Ann Pletcher


    Henry Washington Pletcher


    Leah Ann Pfletcher


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pletscher, a variant of Pletsch 2–4, with the addition of the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Pletcher in entry for Henry H. Kleinknecht and Leah A. Rhinehart, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Brother Jacob Pletcher, "Ohio, Crawford County Obituaries, 1860-2004"
  • Jacob Pletcher in entry for Mary Ann Crim, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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