Jacob P. Yuncker
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000841-0431: Jacob P. Yuncker

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About 1884

Biographical sketch of Jacob P. Yuncker [00022] and Anna Margaret (Pohl) Yuncker[00023] and family. Mentions Jacob's parents Hubert Yuncker [00742] and Marie Barbe (Gossé) Yuncker [00866], and Margaret's parents Nicolas I. Pohl [00812] and Anna Catharina (Mauren) Pohl [00813].

Source: Chapman, Publisher, Portrait and Biographical Album of Isabella County, Michigan (Chicago,Illinois: Chapman Brothers, July 1884), Page 431; digital images, The Internet Archive, Text Archive (http://www.archive.org/details/portraitbiograph00ch : downloaded 10 December 2009.


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.

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