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Jacob S Duchman

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death
16 Dec 1876 (aged 46–47)
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
272
Memorial ID
39046565 View Source

The son of John H. & Ann (Sherer) Duchman, in 1860 he was a machinist living in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 10" tall and had light hair and gray eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he first enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 20, 1861, as a private with Co. F, 1st Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 27, 1861. He then enlisted in Lancaster September 5, 1861, mustered into federal service at Camp Negley, Louisville, Kentucky, September 18, 1861, as a private with Co. B, 79th Pennsylvania Infantry, but one mother later transferred to Co. K, 77th Pennsylvania Infantry, and promoted to 2nd lieutenant the following December 8. He resigned his position effective May 1, 1862, and returned home with an honorable discharge. He re-enlisted and mustered into federal service at Lancaster February 25, 1864, returning to Co. K, 77th Pennsylvania Infantry, this time as a private. He was absent on furlough at muster-out

He married Elizabeth Powell and fathered Sarah (b. @1865), John H. (b. 03/28/67), Ellen L. (b. 07/22/68 - married Jacob D. Aukamp), Harry (b. 05/13/70), and Anna S. (b. 10/25/74 - married Lawrence C. Decker). He is in the 1860 census as "Duckman," suggesting that was how his surname was pronounced.

The son of John H. & Ann (Sherer) Duchman, in 1860 he was a machinist living in Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. He stood 5' 10" tall and had light hair and gray eyes.

A Civil War veteran, he first enlisted and mustered into federal service at Harrisburg April 20, 1861, as a private with Co. F, 1st Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company June 27, 1861. He then enlisted in Lancaster September 5, 1861, mustered into federal service at Camp Negley, Louisville, Kentucky, September 18, 1861, as a private with Co. B, 79th Pennsylvania Infantry, but one mother later transferred to Co. K, 77th Pennsylvania Infantry, and promoted to 2nd lieutenant the following December 8. He resigned his position effective May 1, 1862, and returned home with an honorable discharge. He re-enlisted and mustered into federal service at Lancaster February 25, 1864, returning to Co. K, 77th Pennsylvania Infantry, this time as a private. He was absent on furlough at muster-out

He married Elizabeth Powell and fathered Sarah (b. @1865), John H. (b. 03/28/67), Ellen L. (b. 07/22/68 - married Jacob D. Aukamp), Harry (b. 05/13/70), and Anna S. (b. 10/25/74 - married Lawrence C. Decker). He is in the 1860 census as "Duckman," suggesting that was how his surname was pronounced.

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  • Created by: GerbLady
  • Added: 3 Jul 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 39046565
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39046565/jacob-s-duchman: accessed ), memorial page for Jacob S Duchman (1829–16 Dec 1876), Find a Grave Memorial ID 39046565, citing Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by GerbLady (contributor 46637511) .