Jacob Kelchner Jr.
- Born: 16 May 1870, Pennsylvania
- Marriage (1): Ida R. Noll in 1893 in Berks Co., PA.
- Marriage (2): Alice Noll circa 1891 in Lower Heidelberg. Berks Co., PA
- Died: 5 Feb 1919, Lower Heidelberg. Berks Co., PA at age 48
- Buried: 8 Feb 1919, Hains Cemetery, Berks Co., PA
Cause of his death was 1st & 3rd degree burns.
Marriage records for Berks Co., Pa. record the marriage of Jacob Kelchner to Ida Noll in 1893.
The 1900 U.S. Census for Lower Heidelberg Twp, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, District 30, page 142A, dated June 13, 1900 records Jacob B. (May 1870) and Ida R. (Nov 1871) Kelchner with children Mabel E. (Jan 1892) and Sallie M. (Sept 1898). Jacob is listed as a fireman at the brick works and has been married to Ida for 6 years. Jacob and Ida report have had 1 child who is still living.
The 1910 Federal Census for Lower Heidelberg Twp, Berks Co., Pennsylvania, District 32, page 22, dated May 4, 1910 records Jacob Kelchner Jr. (38 - PA/PA/PA) with wife Ida (38 - PA/PA/PA) and children Mabel (18), Sallie (11), and Ralph (9) living next door to Jacob Kelchner, Sr. (69) and his wife Sarah (59). Jacob reports employment as an Auctioneer. Jacob and Ida have been married for 17 years and have had 3 children all of whom are still living. Jacob's widowed mother-in-law, Catherine Knoll (71 - PA/PA/PA), is living with Jacob and Ida.
Note: Jacob and Ida have been married 17 years and have had 3 children all still living; however, Mabel is 18 years old. Well ... Mabel mother, Alice Noll, died from child birth complications and her widowed father married Alice's sister, Ida. Ida is the only mother Mabel ever actually knew. Mabel's obitaury (Reading Eagle - Dec 13, 1984) names her mother as Alice Noll.
Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1924
Name: Jacob Kelchner (widowed)
Cause of Death: First and Third degree burns of right arm, back, and legs due to accident lighting match near gasoline.
Birth Date: 16 May 1870
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Death Date: 5 Feb 1919
Death Place: Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania
Burial: Feb 8, 1919 at Hains Cemetery
[Hain's Church Cemetery, Wernersville, PA]
Father Name: Wm Kelechner
Father Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Mother Name: Sarah Batzel
Mother Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Certificate Number: 24772
Informant: Mrs. George L. Hagen of 346 Lombard St.
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Fireman (1900).
Jacob married Ida R. Noll, daughter of Peter Noll and Catherine A. Moyer, in 1893 in Berks Co., PA. (Ida R. Noll was born on 24 Nov 1871 in Heidelberg, Berks Co., Pa, died on 23 Sep 1918 in Lower Heidelberg. Berks Co., PA and was buried on 27 Sep 1918 in Hains Cemetery, Berks Co., PA.) The cause of her death was Carcinoma of the Uterus.
Jacob next married Alice Noll, daughter of Peter Noll and Catherine A. Moyer, circa 1891 in Lower Heidelberg. Berks Co., PA. (Alice Noll was born on 17 Feb 1873 in Heidelberg, Berks Co., Pa. and died on 8 Feb 1892 in Lower Heidelberg, Berks Co., Pa..)