Jacob LEICHTI/LIECHTY b. 16 June 1829 somewhere in Bern Canton, Switzerland. He married Anna COOPER about 1861. They immigrated with their children from Hamburg, Germany on board the Germania to New York March 1868 and eventually to Doniphan County, Kansas, . Jacob died 5 Dec 1904 and is buried in Smith Creek Cemetery, Doniphan County, Kansas. Who were his parents (we believe he was an orphan) and what was his Swiss hometown of record?
Their children born in Switzerland were John born 1862, Fredrick born 1864, Elisa born 1866. Others born in Kansas include Anna, Edward, Emma Bertha (my grandmother), and Rosena.
Timothy Meng, 2701 Blue Ridge Blvd., Indep., MO 64052