Marriage of Jacob and Barbara (1839)Barbara Ann Alleman was born on 28 Dec 1820 in Swatara, Dauphin, Pennsylvania to parents Christian Alleman and Sarah Heppick.3It's at Saint Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church in the neighboring town of Middletown that Barbara was baptized in January of 1821.
Barbara was the youngest of 9 children and the 6th girl. She spent the first 10 years of her life in Swatara. In 1831, her father relocated the family to Wayne County, Ohio where Christian purchased land in Wayne Township.
Winkler Family on 1850 CensusAt some point over before 1833, the Alleman family decided to migrate from Dauphin County, Pennsylvania to Wayne County, Ohio (brother Christian is married in Wayne County in 1833).4
On 13 Jun 1839 in Wooster, Wayne, Ohio, Jacob Winkler married Barbara Ann Alleman.5
They started their life together in Wayne Township where Jacob was working as a farmer.6 They had 5 sons and 4 daughters. Jacob and Barbara started on what had been his father Lawrence's property, living next door to his mother Fanny & sister Mary, and brother Enoch & wife Rachel.7 Not far away, on the property directly south of them, was Barbara's father, Christian Alleman. By 1860 the real & personal estates they had amassed were valued at $300 and $500 respectively.8
By the summer of 1870, Jacob and Barbara have moved to Cedar Valley in Chester Township, Wayne, Ohio where they lived with 4 sons, 2 daughters, farmhand Joseph Garver, age 11, and another Garver child, 9. This new residence was valued at $6000.9
In Chester Township, Wayne, Ohio there are four J. Winkler properties surrounding the Overton Church at least one of these properties are Jacob’s and one is his son John Wesley.10
Barbara's Death Record (1890)By summer 1880, the only children remaining in the house were son Martin and daughter Melissa. At this time Jacob, age 65, is mentioned to be in some form crippled or disabled.11
Five and a half months later, on 06 Sep 1890, Jacob died in Cedar Valley from Apoplexy or bleeding caused by a stroke.14 He was buried at Overton Church of God Cemetery, next to his wife Barbara and son James Jacob who died in the Civil War.15
Christian Alleman, 11 Jun 1786 - 21 May 1853
Sarah Heppick, 7 Apr 1791 - 20 Feb 1858
Jacob D. Winkler, 06 Mar 1815 - 06 Sep 1890
- John Wesley Winkler, 02 Nov 1840 – 18 Mar 1913
- James Jacob Winkler, 24 Aug 1842 – 12 Jul 1865
- Dr. William Hepic Winkler, 16 Sep 1844 – 06 Jul 1916
- David Todd Winkler, 10 Apr 1846 – 17 Mar 1930
- Sarah Jane Winkler, 19 Feb 1848 – 03 Jun 1939
- Martin Luther Winkler, 07 Nov 1849 – 15 Nov 1920
- Mary Melissa Winkler, 14 Feb 1852 – 01 May 1938
- Margaret Ann Winkler, 31 Oct 1854 – 11 Aug 1856
- Anna Elizabeth Winkler, 24 May 1858 – 12 Sep 1926
- Emma Alice Winkler, 17 Jul 1859 – 09 Oct 1936
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