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Husband: Jacob P. Yuncker Biography
Second Great-grandfather
Born: 23 December 1837 in Kirrberg, Alsace, France 1 2 3 4
Married: 06 September 1859 53 54 55
Died: 18 March 1905 in Nottawa Township, Isabella, Michigan 35
Buried: 21 March 1905 in Beal City, Isabella, Michigan 36 37
Catholic cemetery

Buried: 22 March 1905 in Beal City, Isabella, Michigan 38
Catholic cemetery

Father: Hubert Yuncker
Mother: Marie Barbe Gossé
Spouses: Anna Margaret "Maggie" Pohl

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Jacob P. Yuncker
Wife: Rosalia "Rosa" Werner
Born: About 1841 in New York 49
Died: 12 May 1864 in Alden, Erie, New York 50 51
Buried: 14 May 1864 in Alden, Erie, New York 52
St. John the Baptist Cemetery

Father: Joannen Werner
Mother: Juliana
Spouses:
Additional Information

Jacob P. Yuncker:

Immigration: 22 June 1847, New York, New York; aboard the Ambassador 5 6

Tax Roll: September 1862–JUN 1863, Alden, Erie, New York 7 8 9 10 11 12

Military: 12 August 1863, Buffalo, Erie, New York; Drafted from Alden, New York 13

Occupation: 1869–1872, Westphalia Township, Clinton, Michigan; Township Supervisor 14 15

Property: 1873, Clinton County, Michigan; Township 6 North, Range 4 West (Westhalia); owned a portion of the North half of the Southeast quarter in Section 5 (29 acres) 16

Census: 1880, Riley Township, Clinton, Michigan; Jacob Yuncker; Self; Male; Married; White; Age: 42; Born: France; Occ: Farmer; Fa: France; Mo: France 17

A Joseph Pohl is also listed under the Jacob Yuncker household in the 1880 census. This may be Peter Pohl (1864-1961), son of John Peter Pohl and Margaret Trierweiler. This would have been Margaret Pohl's nephew, who would have been about 16 in 1880.

Joseph Pohl; Other; Male; Single; White; Age: 16; Born: Michigan; Occ: Works On Farm; Fa: Prussia; Mo: Prussia. [Listed under Jacob Yuncker household]

Occupation: 1882–1883, Nottawa Township, Isabella, Michigan; Highway Commissioner (two years) 18 19

Occupation: 1884, Nottawa Township, Isabella, Michigan; School Director 20

Biography: 1884, Isabella County, Michigan 21

Transcription:

Jacob P. Yuncker, farmer, section 27, Nottawa Township, is a son of Hubert and Barbara Yuncker, natives of France. Mr. Y., Sr., emigrated to America in June, 1847, settling in Erie Co., N. Y., with his parents; when he was 18 years of age the family moved to Alden, same county. By occupation he, as well as his father, was a boot and shoe maker, for some years in the early part of his life. His father died in Erie Co., N. Y., and his mother in Clinton Co., Mich.

Jacob P. was born Dec. 23, 1837. Jan. 9, 1866, he was married to Margaret Pohl, a daughter of Nicholas and Ann C. (Maurer) Pohl, both of German descent, the latter deceased and the former still living, in Clinton County. Mrs. Yuncker was born in Westphalia, that county, Nov. 21, 1843. Of the ten children born in this household, nine are living, six sons and three daughters. Their names are Mary, Rosa, Henry, Joseph, Louisa, Louis, John, Arthur and Edward.

In political affairs Mr. Y. is independent; has been Supervisor in Clinton County four years, Highway Commissioner in Nottawa Township, this county, two years, and School Director, which last position he now holds. Mr. and Mrs. Yuncker are members of the Catholic Church.

Occupation: 1889–1891, Nottawa Township, Isabella, Michigan; Township Supervisor 22 23 24 25

Newspaper: 23 January 1891, Nottawa Township, Isabella, Michigan; 25th Wedding Anniversary party. 26

Transcription:

Nottawa News

On January 13, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Yuncker celebrated their silver wedding which was an enjoyable occasion. There were eight out of their nine living children present, 6 grandchildren and over one hundred friends and neighbors. The married folks were there the first day and the young folks the next evening. The music and singing was good. The music for dancing was furnished by Joseph Voisin and the Pohl Brothers and was enjoyed by old and young until the wee small hours of the morning. The gifts were numerous and splendid. The guests were served with a sumptuous dinner and supper and such other refreshments as were necessary to the occasion.
--One Who Was There

Occupation: 1892–1897, Beal City, Isabella, Michigan; Postmaster 27 28 29 30

Occupation: 1897, Shoemaker 31 32

Occupation: 1897, Stationer 33

Property: 1899, Isabella County, Michigan; Township 15 North, Range 5 West (Nottawa Township); owned a portion of the Southeast corner of Section 21 (1 acre or less) 34

Cause of Death: Paralysis [stroke]

Obituary: 24 March 1905, Isabella County, Michigan 39

Transcription:

Jacob P. Yuncker was born December 23, 1837, in France, and died March 19, 1905, in Nottawa township. His funeral was held Tuesday in the Catholic church near his home.

Obituary: 31 March 1905, Isabella County, Michigan 40

Transcription:

Jacob P. Yuncker of Beal City passed away sometime on Friday night, March 17, having been found in his bed with life extinct on Saturday morning, March 18. While he had been ailing for a year past, and complaining of rheumatism lately, he retired on Friday night as well as usual and died as above noted. The funeral was held on Wednesday from St. Philomene's [Philomena's] church at Beal City, Father O'Connell of Mt. Pleasant officiating. Deceased was an old resident of Nottawa township, having settled there on a farm at an early day, and had been identified with the growth and development of the township. For several years he had kept a store at Beal City, and was postmaster.

Mr. Yuncker has been supervisor of his township numberless terms, and has held other offices of trust. He was a good citizen who will be missed. Deceased was born in Alsace, France, December 23d, 1837, and came to this country with his parents in 1846, locating in Erie county, New York. In 1862 he went west to the gold fields in the Rocky Mountains and [on his] return located in Westphalia, Clinton county in 1866, where he was married to Miss Margretha Pohl and resided there for 18 years, coming to Nottawa in 1882. Deceased leaves a wife and nine children to mourn his loss, as follows: Mrs. S. Meader, Louie and John Yuncker of Saginaw, Arthur J. Yuncker of Grand Rapids, Mrs. J. Voisen, Mrs. S. Bierchbach, Henry, Laura and Cordy Yuncker of Beal City, also leaving one brother and five sisters.

Grave Marker: Beal City, Isabella, Michigan; St. Joseph the Worker Cemetery; Jacob P.; Born Dec. 23, 1837; Died Mar. 18, 1905; Though lost to sight, to memory dear; Yuncker 41 42

Property: 1937, Beal City, Isabella, Michigan; WPA Property Inventory 43

Biography: 1975, Beal City, Isabella, Michigan 44 45 46

Political: Independent 47

Individual Album: 48

Footnotes
  1. Evelyn A. Weiland, Editor, Of Pilgrimage, Prayer and Promise: A Story of St. Mary's, Westphalia 1836-1986 (Westphalia, Michigan: Westphalia Historical Society, 1986). [167], 31.

    Born in "Alsace." Date of birth not given.

  2. Chapman, Publisher, Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan (Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Brothers, July 1884); digital images, The Internet Archive, Text Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiograph00ch: accessed. [133], 431.
  3. Tombstone of Yuncker, Jacob P. (Photograph by Mike Voisin, July 28, 2004) St. Joseph's Cemetery, Beal City, Isabella, Michigan [334].
  4. Kirrberg, Alsace, France; FHL microfilm 0770580. [226], Registres de l'état civil, 1794-1882; Births, 1837; Jacques Juncker, December 23, 1837.
    Quality: 3.
  5. Family Tree Maker, Passenger and Immigration Lists: New York, 1820-1850 (CD 273) [169], Family 686180; NARA M237; Film 67.

    J??? Junker; Age 9; Origin France; Ship Ambassader; Havre to New York.

  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at New York, New York, 1820-1897, microfilm publication Series M237 (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1962). [270], Ambassador; 22 June 1847; J. Junker; Age 9; Male; Roll 67.
    Quality: 3.

    [Copy of lines listing Junker family received from Betty-Jane Lee, June 27, 2005.]

  7. Ancestry.com, "U.S. IRS Tax Assessment Lists, 1862-1918," database, Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., Ancestry.com (http://Ancestry.com: accessed); citing National Archives (NARA) microfilm series M603. [105], downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, District 30, Alden, New York, J. P. Yuncker.
    Quality: 3.
  8. Ibid., downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, Division 8, District 30, Alden, New York, Jacob P. Yuncker.
    Quality: 3.
  9. Ibid., downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, Division 8, District 30, Alden, New York, Jacob P. Yuncker.
    Quality: 3.
  10. Ibid., downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, Division 8, District 30, Alden, New York, Jacob P. Yunker.
    Quality: 3.
  11. Ibid., downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, Division 8, District 30, Alden, New York, Jacob P. Yunker.
    Quality: 3.
  12. Ibid., downloaded; 21 March 2010; Roll 202, Division 8, District 30, Alden, New York, Jacob P. Yuncker.
    Quality: 3.
  13. Buffalo Daily Courier; New York State Military Museum (http://dmna.ny.gov/: accessed), Erie County, New York Civil War Newspapers. [2], The Draft; article; 12 August 1863; 19th District, Alden, New York; downloaded; 17 February 2015; Jacob Yuncker is one of 57 names selected for conscription.
  14. History of Shiawasse and Clinton Counties, Michigan (Philadelphia: Ensign, D.W. & Co., 1880; Press of J.B. Lippincott & Co.) [200], 537.

    "Supervisors...1869-72 J.P. Yuncker" Assuming from other evidence (viz. plat of Beal City, Michigan, 1899) that Jacob's middle initial is "P," then it is likely that the J.P. Yuncker listed here is Jacob.

  15. Chapman, Publisher, Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan (Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Brothers, July 1884); digital images, The Internet Archive, Text Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiograph00ch: accessed. [133], 431.
  16. D. J. Lake, B. N. Griffing, C. O. Titus, and Frederick Bourquin, Atlas of Clinton County, Michigan: From Actual Surveys by and under the Directions of D. J. Lake (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: C. O. Titus, 1873); digital image, University of Michigan Digital Library, Michigan County Histories and Atlases (http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty/: accessed. [143], downloaded; 3 December 2009; Westphalia Township, 2911326.0001.001-23.
    Quality: 2.
  17. 1880 Census: Riley Township, Clinton County, Michigan, FHL Film 1254577; National Archives Film T9-0577 [81], US National Archives Film T9-0577, p. 493B.
  18. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], p. 20.
  19. Chapman, Publisher, Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan (Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Brothers, July 1884); digital images, The Internet Archive, Text Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiograph00ch: accessed. [133], 431.
  20. Ibid., 431.
  21. Ibid., downloaded; 10 December 2009; Page 431.
    Quality: 2.
  22. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], p. 20.
  23. Lyman A. Brant, Clerk of the House of Representatives, Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, 1891, Volume 1 (Lansing, Michigan: Robert Smith and Company, State Printers and Binders, 1891); digital images, Google Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [231], Downloaded; 6 June 2011; Pages 96-97; Petition against an appropriation.
    Quality: 2.
  24. Daniel L. Crossman, Clerk of the House of Representatives, Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, 1889, Volume 1 (Lansing, Michigan: Darius D. Throp, State Printer and Binder, 1889); digital images, Google Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [146], Downloaded; 6 June 2011; Pages 84-85; Petition for Edwin Sinott.
    Quality: 2.
  25. Ibid., Downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 120; Petition to Repeal Act 262 for the Year 1887.
    Quality: 2.
  26. "Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal," database, Central Michigan University Library, CMU Online Digital Object Repository (http://condor.cmich.edu/: accessed). [32], downloaded; 6 March 2015; January 23, 1891, Nottawa News, Mr. and Mrs. Yuncker celebrated their silver wedding, page 5, column 2.
    Quality: 2.
  27. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], p. 20.
  28. Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory, Volume 13 (Detroit, Michigan: R. L. Polk & Company, 1897); digital images, Google, Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [250], downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 314.
    Quality: 2.
  29. Emmett Womack, Chief Clerk, Department of the Interior, Official Register of the United States, July 1895: The Post-Office Department and The Postal Service, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1896); digital images, Google, Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [165], downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 168.
    Quality: 3.
  30. J. G. Ames, Superintendent of Documents, Official Register of the United States, July 1893: The Post-Office Department and The Postal Service, Volume 2 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894); digital images, Google, Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [218], Downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 652.
    Quality: 3.
  31. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], p. 20.
  32. Michigan State Gazetteer and Business Directory, Volume 13 (Detroit, Michigan: R. L. Polk & Company, 1897); digital images, Google, Incorporated, Google Books (http://books.google.com/: accessed. [250], downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 314.
    Quality: 2.
  33. Ibid., downloaded; 6 June 2011; Page 314.
    Quality: 2.
  34. Charles M. Foote and Edwin C. Hood, Plat book of Isabella County, Michigan: Drawn from Actual Surveys and the County Records (Minneapolis, Minnesota: C.M. Foote Publishing Company, 1899); digital image, University of Michigan Digital Library, Michigan County Histories and Atlases (http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty/: accessed. [134], downloaded; 11 November 2008; Beal City, 2933874.0001.001-22.
    Quality: 2.
  35. Michigan Michigan History Foundation, "Death Records, 1897-1920," death certificates, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org/: accessed). [248], downloaded; 30 October 2009; Jacob Yuncker, March 18, 1905.
    Quality: 3.
  36. Tombstone of Yuncker, Jacob P. (Photograph by Mike Voisin, July 28, 2004) St. Joseph's Cemetery, Beal City, Isabella, Michigan [334].
  37. Isabella County Enterprise, Isabella County, Michigan. [207], Jacob P. Yuncker; 24 March 1905; Volume 41, Number 15, Page 1, Column 3.
    Quality: 2.
  38. Michigan Michigan History Foundation, "Death Records, 1897-1920," death certificates, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org/: accessed). [248], downloaded; 30 October 2009; Jacob Yuncker, March 18, 1905.
    Quality: 2.
  39. Isabella County Enterprise, Isabella County, Michigan. [207], Jacob P. Yuncker; 24 March 1905; Volume 41, Number 15, Page 1, Column 3.
    Quality: 2.
  40. "Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal," database, Central Michigan University Library, CMU Online Digital Object Repository (http://condor.cmich.edu/: accessed). [32], downloaded; 6 March 2015; Obituary of Jacob P. Yuncker, Isabella County Enterprise, March 31, 1905, Volume 41, Number 16, Page 1, Column 3.
    Quality: 2.
  41. "Photographs," John M. Voisin, Huntsville, Madison, Alabama. [52], Grave marker of Jacob P. Yuncker, July 28, 2004; Beal City, Isabella, Michigan; St. Joseph the Worker Cemetery.
    Quality: 3.
  42. Ibid., Grave markers for Jacob P. Yuncker and Anna Margaret (Pohl) Yuncker, July 29, 2004; Beal City, Isabella, Michigan; St. Joseph the Worker Cemetery.
    Quality: 3.
  43. "WPA Property Inventories," database, Michigan History Foundation, Seeking Michigan (http://seekingmichigan.org: accessed); citing Michigan Department of Treasury; Works Progress Administration. [61], downloaded; 20 April 2013; 15N 05W 21, Pages 35-36, Mr and Mrs Jos Kiefer, Record Group 72-76, http://seekingmichigan.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p129401coll0/id/89113.
    Quality: 2.
  44. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], Page 20.
    Quality: 2.
  45. Ibid., Page 44.
    Quality: 2.
  46. Ibid., Page 47.
    Quality: 2.
  47. Chapman, Publisher, Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan (Chicago, Illinois: Chapman Brothers, July 1884); digital images, The Internet Archive, Text Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiograph00ch: accessed. [133], 431.
  48. Ben Weber, Editor, Beal City Michigan Area Centennial 1875-1975 (Beal City, Michigan: Harold Couturier, 1975). [111], Page 20.
    Quality: 2.
  49. St. John the Baptist (Alden, New York), Church Records; FHL microfilm 1292868. [306], Rosa Junker; Interments, 1864, Page 15; Item 6.
    Quality: 3.

    [Death at age 23 1/2 in 1864 results in 1841 as approximate birth year.]

  50. Ibid., Rosa Junker uxor Jakob Juncker; Obituaries, 1864; Item 1.
    Quality: 3.
  51. Ibid., Rosa Junker; Interments, 1864, Page 15; Item 6.
    Quality: 3.
  52. Ibid., Rosa Junker; Interments, 1864, Page 15; Item 6.
    Quality: 3.
  53. 1860 Census: Town of Alden, Erie County, New York (Roll 750) [69], p. 636.

    J. Yunkler, 22, Male, Shoemaker, born in France. Rose?, 20, Female, born in New York. Both were married within the year. I assume to each other.

  54. St. John the Baptist (Alden, New York), Church Records; FHL microfilm 1292868. [306], Jacobus Junker et Rosalia Werner; Marriages, 1859; Item 1.
    Quality: 3.
  55. Ibid., Rosa Junker uxor Jakob Juncker; Obituaries, 1864; Item 1.
    Quality: 3.
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Citation: Mike Voisin, iSeeAncestors (http://iSeeAncestors.com/tree/groups/public/grpf5030.html : revised April 16, 2015), Jacob P. Yuncker & Rosalia "Rosa" Werner.

Revised: April 16, 2015

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