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Jacob Rech
Birth: May 10, 1828, Germany
Death: Sep. 9, 1904
Oreland
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Jacob Rech was the son of Frederick and Mary Rech. He was married to Mary Magdalen Burkhardt (1827-1898). They were the parents of:
William A.,
Elizabeth Matilda (Guckes),
Anna S. (Wiegmann),
and J. Edwin Rech.

Jacob Rech owned a carriage factory at 8th and Girard in Philadelphia.

Ambler Gazette, September 15, 1904, p. 1:
Rech, Jacob
Jacob Rech, a well-known and highly respected citizen died at his summer home, Oreland, last Friday morning of heart disease. Mr. Rech came to Philadelphia when only 15 years old where he resumed an apprenticeship at blacksmithing begun in Germany. He later established a carriage factory which grew into an immense business at Eighth street and Girard avenue, Philadelphia. Mr. Rech was a director and former president of the Integrity Trust company and president of the Warwick Iron and Steel company and the National Security bank. He is survived by two sons, two daughters and ten grandchildren. Mr. Rech was 76 years old.

Philadelphia Inquirer (PA), Sep. 14, 1904:
FUNERAL OF JACOB RECH
Funeral services were held yesterday for Jacob Rech, late president of the National Security Bank, who was buried from 975 Franklin street. Rev. F. W. Berlemann, pastor of Salem Reformed Church, Fourth and Fairmount avenue, conducted the service.

1900 US Census, Philadelphia
RECH, Jacob, born May, 1828, Germany, widowed, immigrated 1837, carriage and
wagon merchant GUCKESS, Matilda, born May 1855, PA, daughter, married 25 years, 5 children, 4 living
RECH, Jacob E, born Apr 1864, PA
GUCKESS, Mary E, born Oct 1876, PA, granddaughter
GUCKESS, Jacob R, born May 1880, PA, grandson, student
O'DEA, Bridget, born Aug 1874, Ireland, servant
MCCAFFREY, Margeret, born Aug 1874, Ireland


 
 
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 Parents:
  Frederick Rech (1801 - 1868)
  Maria E. Rech (1802 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Magdalene Burkhardt Rech (1827 - 1898)*
 
 Children:
  William A. Rech (1853 - 1918)*
  Elizabeth Mathilda Rech Guckes (1855 - 1938)*
  Anna S Rech Wiegmann (1857 - 1946)*
  Jacob Edwin Rech (1864 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Rech (1825 - 1904)**
  Jacob Rech (1828 - 1904)
  Frederick P. Rech (1842 - 1902)*
  Sophia Rech Gildner (1847 - 1936)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Vernon Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: A-39
 
Created by: Mary Harrell-Sesniak
Record added: Oct 03, 2001
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