Saturday, August 2, 2014

New Findings! Gerhard "George" Jackering (1845-1922)





Gerhard Bernhard Jeckering-  3rd Cousin, 5x removed

Before today's big find, the only information I had for Gerhard (beside's parents information) was: 

Gerhard Bernhard Jeckering 
b. 17 May 1845 in Ahlde, Germany
d. USA


Now, I have: 
a picture...and a lot more information! 



Gerhard Bernhard Jackering


Gerhard Bernhard "George" Jackering 
(I'm assuming the "e" was switched to an "a" after his move to America)
b. 17 may 1845 in Ahlde, Germany
d. 17 Feb 1922 in Grant Couny, Washington


Wife #1:
 Mary Ann Bucher on 16 Mar 1868 in Perry, Wisconsin
    b. 25 Jan 1850 in Hanover, Germany
    d. 05 Feb 1886 in Grant County, Wisconsin

daughter of William Bucher (1822-1860) & Christine Wessing (1816-1885)


Children: (10)
1. Helena Lenora "Lena"     1868-1943  
2. William                          1870-1949
3. Anna Mary Marie         1871-1872
4. Joseph John                      1873-1933
5. Franciscus George         1874-1914
6. John George                     1876-1914
7. Henry Joseph                  1879-1945
8. George John                     1882-1943
George and his wife Lena (front)

George's wife- Lena Schauff (1888-1938)


9. Georgia                            1882- ?
10. Pauly                             1886-1886

and at least 15 Grandchildren


Wife #2:
Anna F. Houdick on 07 Jan 1888 in Wisconsin
   b. 27 May 1870 in Germany
   d. 26 Feb 1933 in Grant County, Wisconsin



daughter of Johann "John" Houdick & Barbara

Children: (3)
1. Barbara A                       1889- ?
2. Benedict J "Bennie"        1898- 1981
3. Elizabeth A                    1912-

and at least 2 grandchildren



Residences and Occupations:

All U.S. census records (1880, 1900, 1910, 1920) show Gerhard as a farmer in Waterloo, Grant County, Wisconsin. 

Gerhard also owned land in Waterloo in 1895 (amount of acres- unknown). (U.S. Indexed County Land Ownership Maps, 1860-1918)


Gerhard and his some of his family are buried in Wissabaum Cemetery in Grant County, Wisconsin. 


~How George is related to me: 4th cousin, 4x removed

Carrie Jeckering Smith (me)
My parents
Paul George Jeckering (1925-1954)
Gerhard Cletus Jeckering (1900-1967)
Joseph Herman Jeckering (1870-1931)
Gerhard J Jeckering (1829-1898)
Johannes Jeckering (1799- ?)
Johann Otto Jeckering (1767-1822)
Gerhard Jeckering (1730-1788)
Gerhard Jeckering (1673-1735)
The above Jeckering is my 7th great grandfather- he had another son:
Bernhard Jeckering (1719- ?)
Gerhard Jeckering (1755-1831)
Johann Gerhard Jeckering (1808-1922)
Gerhard Bernhard ** 











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