1841 - Yes, date unknown
||Jacob A. Liebler |
||4 May 1841
||, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 
|American Civil War |
|Eby ID Number
||Yes, date unknown
||22 Apr 2021 |
||Peter Liebler, b. 1 Jan 1791, , Baden, Germany , d. 25 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (Age 64 years) |
||Mary Main, b. 1805, Hamilton, Wentworth Co., Ontario, Canada , d. 21 Apr 1883, Port Elgin, Saugeen Twp., Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada (Age 78 years) |
||Group Sheet | Family Chart
- Jacob A. Liebler, merchant, was born in Waterloo, Pro. of Ont., Can., May 4, 1841. He is eldest son and fourth child of Peter and Mary (Maine) Liebler, the former born in Baden, Germany, and the latter a native of Pennsylvania. In 1859 Mr. Liebler bought a farm in Gaines, where he pursued the vocation of carpenter and joiner until 1872.
He enlisted in the war of the Rebellion March 8, 1862, enrolling in Co. H, 1st Battalion of 16th U. S. Inf. He was promoted in 1863 to 1st Sergeant and was honorably discharged March 8, 1865. He participated in the following battles: Hoover's Gap, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, Buzzard's Roost, Resaca, New Hope Church, Kennesaw Mt., Marietta, Peach-Tree Creek, Atlanta and Jonesboro.
He returned to Gaines upon his discharge. Aug 17, 1872, he removed to Caledonia, built a store, and in November following he opened a stock of general merchandise and hardware. In the former he has invested $9,000, and sells annually $10,000 worth of goods. In the latter has $2,000, and realizes a yearly trade of $5,000.
He was married March 10, 1863, to Ellen M., daughter of William and Hannah Kelley, born in Gaines, Jan. 1, 1844, and died June 17, 1879, leaving four children: Euretta B., Theodosia, William K., and Florence.
Mr. Liebler was again married Oct. 17, 1880, to Lena, daughter of Charles and Catherine (Kunkle) Johnson, born in Pennsylvania, June 12, 1856. Mr. L. is a member of the Masonic order, and is a Republican; was Deputy Sheriff of Kent county for four years. He is considered as one of the substantial business men of Caledonia, owning two stores, four houses, and lots, a farm of 120 acres on sec. 28, and 80 acres in the tp. of Thornapple, Barry Co.
- [S131] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo Twp. - 1851, Div 5 Pg 20.