Jacob Plummer Berkholder

22 April 1891–2 April 1955 (Age 63)
Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Jacob Plummer

When Jacob Plummer Berkholder was born on 22 April 1891, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Craig Burkholder, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth A. Kaufman, was 40. He married Marigold Mae Rohrbach on 20 December 1913, in Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 April 1955, in Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Plummer Berkholder
Marigold Mae Rohrbach
Marriage: 20 December 1913
John (Jack) Henry Burkholder
Oliver Craig Burkholder
Jean Louise Burkholder

Spouse and Children

20 December 1913
Allentown, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States


    John (Jack) Henry Burkholder


    Oliver Craig Burkholder


    Jean Louise Burkholder


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Craig Burkholder


    Elizabeth A. Kaufman




    Ida Amelia Burkholder


    Naomi Victoria Burkholder


    Susan V Burkholder




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 14

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

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

Americanized form of Swiss German Burkhalter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Plummer in household of Oliver S Berkholder, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jacob P Burkholder, "United States Census, 1940"
  • J Plummer Burkholder, "United States Census, 1930"

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