73 years, 8 months, 8 days
Jacob was the son of Matthias Obrecht and Apollonia Haag. He married Mary "Marie" Guillaume (1820-1865). They were the parents of Jacob (1843), Mary Louise (1845), Appleonia Lena (1848), Sally (1850-1929), Carolina (1852-1941), George Alfred (1854-1914 IL), Marie Salome Sarah (1856-1929), Julia Ursula (1857-1948), John Friederick William (1859-1914 IL), and Heinrich (1862).
CENSUS 1880 Richland, Sac, Iowa
S Buchler Self Male 36 Germany
Mary Buchler Wife Female 34 New York
Henry Buchler Son Male 4 Iowa
Julia Buchler Daughter Female 1 Iowa
A Obrecht Brother-in-law Male 24 Indiana
Jacob Obrecht Father-in-law Male 69 France
John Buchler Cousin Male 20 Indiana
Odebolt Reporter - Friday , August 21st, 1885 - Mr. John Jacob Obrecht, aged 73 years, who has been living a few miles north of town, died last Friday, after an illness of two months. His funeral was hold Sunday at the German Methodist church, Rev. Wm. Meyer officiating. Mr. Obrecht had long been a member of that church.
Contributed by CH - Jean Jacques (John Jacob) Obrecht was born Jebsheim, Alsace November 8, 1811. His father was Matthias Obrecht and his mother was Apollonia Haag. He is the brother of Michael Obrecht and John George Obrecht, both of whom emigrated from Alsace to Kankakee, Illinois.
Contributor: #46523854 - wife: Mary "Marie" Guillaume (1820-1865)