Jacob Adam Risch

1 June 1865–28 August 1945 (Age 80)
Lawrenceville, Jackson Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jacob Adam

When Jacob Adam Risch was born on 1 June 1865, in Lawrenceville, Jackson Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States, his father, Dominick Risch, was 45 and his mother, Elisabeth Hudson, was 39. He married Mary Cecilia Schantz on 3 June 1890. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Dearborn, Indiana, United States for about 60 years. He died on 28 August 1945, in Dearborn, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Paul, Adams Township, Decatur, Indiana, United States.

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Jacob Adam Risch
Mary Cecilia Schantz
Marriage: 3 June 1890
Isabella M Risch
Catherine Risch
Margarita Anna Risch
Joseph Jacob Risch
Charles Risch
Dominic Risch
Emma Risch
Elmer Risch
Alfred Risch

Spouse and Children

3 June 1890


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Dominick Risch


    Elisabeth Hudson




    John Risch


    Christopher Christian Risch


    John C. Risch


    Elizabeth Risch


    Lucy Risch


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 2

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Age 21

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Swiss German and German:1. nickname from Middle High German risch ‘fast’, ‘nimble’, ‘cheeky’. 2. topographic name from a regional word meaning ‘slope’, ‘incline’. 3. from Middle Low German rische ‘reed’, a topographic name for someone who lived where reeds grew.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jacob Brasch in household of Domenic Brasch, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jacob Resch, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jacob Risch, "United States Census, 1940"

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