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Jacob Burkholder
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Birth: Oct. 30, 1837
Coshocton County
Ohio, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1916
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA

Jacob was the son of David and Catherine Klinedinst Burkholder. The family moved from Ohio in 1856 to Grant County, WI. Jacob married Catherine Rice on December 10, 1865 and they had nine children, Allen, Walter, Ida, Flora, Effie, Rena, Mannie, Gus and Edith.

OBITUARY; Platteville Journal, WI., October 25, 1911


Jacob Burkholder, son of David and Catherine B. was born in the township of Roscoe, Ohio, October 30, 1837, and died at his home in Platteville, Oct. 18, 1916, after a long illness.

He came with his parents to Wisconsin in 1854 and was married to Catherine Rice at Platteville, Dec. 10, 1865. To this union were born four sons and five daughters, all of whom are living in Platteville but one daughter, Mrs. Hull, who resides at Polo, Ill. He leaves three sisters and twenty-five grand-children, besides his widow, to mourn their loss.

In Jan. 1861 Mr. Burkholder enlisted in the war of the Rebellion at Platteville and joined Co. C. 7th. Wis., Reg., Vol. Inf't, and served under General Grant and was engaged in the battles of Wilderness, Spotsylvania court house, Cold Harbor, North Anna, and in the siege of Pettersburg. He was also appointed to be an noncomissioned officer, and was honorably discharged at the close of the war.

Funeral services were held at his home at Platteville, Friday at 2 p.m. Internment in Greenwood cemetary. F. F. Wolfe officiating.  
Family links: 
  David Burkholder (1811 - 1887)
  Catherine Klindings Burkholder (1817 - 1895)
  Catherine Rice Burkholder (1847 - 1939)
  Cyrus Allen Burkholder (1867 - 1948)*
  Walter Arlow Burkholder (1869 - 1917)*
  Ida Rozella Burkholder Gahart (1872 - 1943)*
  Flora Ann Burkholder Hull (1875 - 1939)*
  Effie Fannie Burkholder Quincy (1877 - 1952)*
  Rena Laura Burkholder Gahart (1879 - 1959)*
  Manifred Blain Burkholder (1882 - 1951)*
  August 'Gus' Burkholder (1885 - 1965)*
  Edith Mae Burkholder Hull (1888 - 1968)*
  Lydia Burkholder Reed (1837 - 1914)*
  Jacob Burkholder (1837 - 1916)
  David Burkholder (1843 - 1918)*
  Mary Burkholder Winters (1844 - 1929)*
  Eziekel Burkholder (1845 - 1913)*
  Roseanna Burkholder Hudson (1847 - 1864)*
  Harriet Elizabeth Burkholder Curtis (1849 - 1919)*
  Katherine Burkholder Janney (1852 - 1940)*
  James Andrew Burkholder (1856 - 1944)*
  John J. Burkholder (1860 - 1934)*
  William Harrison/Freemont Burkholder (1862 - 1935)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: John Burkholder
Record added: Dec 01, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6978104
Jacob Burkholder
Added by: John Burkholder
Jacob Burkholder
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