JACOB WELCOMER FINK

Male 1862 - 1927  (64 years)


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  • Name JACOB WELCOMER FINK  [1, 2
    Born 16 Apr 1862  Born as Jacob Welcomer in York, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Death Penn Township Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Residence 1870  Dover, York, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence 1880  ?? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1900  Penn, Lancaster, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence 1910  Penn, Lancaster, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence Sep 1925  Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Church Apr 1927  United Brethren Church (Salem?) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Died 4 Apr 1927  Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Buried Fairview Cemetery, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I33  Welcomer and Poor Relatives
    Last Modified 26 Mar 2017 

    Father HENRY WELCOMER,   b. 23 Oct 1840, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1866  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother MARY LENAH FINK,   b. 9 Feb 1838, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1925, York, York, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Apr 1861  Christ Luthern Church, York, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10, 11
    Notes 
    • Marriage
      Date: 21 APR 1861
      Place: Christ Lutheran Church, York, Pennsylvania
    Family ID F29  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MARY BUCH,   b. 17 May 1870, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 May 1962, Lancaster General Hospital, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married Abt 1888  [12
    Children 
     1. Irvin Buch Fink,   b. 13 Sep 1889, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1969, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     2. Raymond Buch Fink,   b. 11 May 1892, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 4 Mar 1937  (Age > 45 years)
     3. Jacob Buch Fink,   b. 17 Jul 1893, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1962, Manheim, Lancaster Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     4. CHRISTIAN BUCH FINK,   b. 30 Aug 1895, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1937, Lancaster General Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Cevilla Buch Fink,   b. 6 Dec 1897, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Phares Buch Fink,   b. 14 May 1900, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1934  (Age 33 years)
     7. Mary Buch Fink,   b. 25 Nov 1902, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1969, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     8. Laura Buch Fink,   b. 25 Mar 1905, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Apr 1927  (Age > 22 years)
     9. Norman Buch Fink,   b. 21 May 1908, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 42 years)
     10. Claude Buch Fink,   b. 30 Jan 1911, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1971, Manheim, Pa. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    Family ID F23  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Jacob (ne Welcomer) Fink while in the military.
    Jacob (ne Welcomer) Fink while in the military.
    Seems to be holding a bugle!
    Jacob Welcomer c. 1880s
    Jacob Welcomer c. 1880s

    Documents
    obit-JacobChristianMary Fink
    obit-JacobChristianMary Fink

  • Notes 
    • Born as Jacob Welcomer, changed his name to Fink in 1870's to fight inSpanish American War? Indian War? Tombstone has a Veteran of Sp/Am. Warplaque on it, but he would have been almost 40, and the story goes that he changed his name because he was too young to enlist. Did he fight inboth wars? Fink was his mother's maiden name. His widow asked Ray Fink to change his name back to Welcomer, which he did in 1969

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      Joseph Whitcome of the right age in Ogle county Illinois in the 1880 census very close to a Jacob Fink who is working on a farm. Says that Jacob is 24 but he would only be 18 at the time.

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      April 8, 1927 Manheim Sentinel

      Jacob Welcomer Fink

      Jacob W. Fink died at his home in Penn Township on Monday morning of complications. He was in his sixty-fifth year. He is survived by his widow, Mary Buch Fink and the following children: Irvin, Phares, Raymond, Christ, Mrs. Rolandis Witman, Mrs. Clarence Graham, Mrs. Elmer Leese, and two children, Norman, Claude, at home. Also by one sister, Mary Oliver May, of York; two brothers, Henry and George Welcomer, both of York and 21 grandchildren. He was a member of the United Brethren Church. The funeral services were held this (Thurs.) afternoon at 2 o'clock at thehome. Interment in Fairview Cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S148] Obituary - Jacob W. Fink, Manheim Sentinel-4/8/1927.

    2. [S54] Death Certificate - Jacob Welcomer Fink.

    3. [S450] Aunt Helen Mayer, verbal to Paul Welcomer.

    4. [S222] Gravestone - Jacob W. Fink.

    5. [S327] Census - 1870 - Pennsylvania - York - Dover, w/ mother and pat. grandfather.

    6. [S343] Census - 1900 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Penn.

    7. [S328] Census - 1910 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Penn.

    8. [S155] Obituary - Mary Anna (Welcomer) Rupert.

    9. [S528] .

    10. [S484] Casper_Gottwald_Decend.FTW, Date of Import: Jul 30, 2000.

    11. [S81] Gottwald-Fink.FTW, Date of Import: Jul 31, 2000.

    12. [S328] Census - 1910 - Pennsylvania - Lancaster - Penn, 79b.


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