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 Jacob R. Hinkel

Jacob R. Hinkel

Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 7 Dec 1896 (aged 77)
Reading, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Leesport, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 51305418 · View Source
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Son of John Hinkel


Jacob R. Hinkel succumbed to his infirmities on Tuesday afternoon, at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Anna Faust, 126 Plum, aged 77 years, 8 months and 11 days.

Mr. Hinkel was a native of Maidencreek, and formerly resided in Ontelaunee for over 30 years. He came to this city a few years ago in declining health. His wife, Sarah (nee Barlet) passed away 9 years ago.

Early on he was a carpenter, but eventually engaged in the lime-burning business for the better part of his life.

He was a longtime member of Gernant's Reformed Church.

He is survived by the following children: Anna, wife of Peter Faust; Susan, wife of Thomas Fidler; Rebecca, widow of William Weiser; Sarah, wife Manuel Ohlinger; and Jeremiah, all of Reading. He was preceded in death by his wife Sarah, sons: John, Benjamin and William.

Services will be held today at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Anna Faust. Burial at Gernant’s.

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  • Maintained by: Rita Wehunt-Black
  • Originally Created by: Berks-Dauphin Roots
  • Added: 18 Apr 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 51305418
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jacob R. Hinkel (26 Mar 1819–7 Dec 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 51305418, citing Saint Johns Gernants Cemetery, Leesport, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rita Wehunt-Black (contributor 48110921) .