Jacob married Dora Zanette Bucher, daughter of Aaron Bucher and Martha Jane Chastain. (Dora Zanette Bucher was born on 9 Jun 1865 in , Keokuk, IA,2 died on 17 Mar 1946 2 and was buried in East Lancaster Twp.: Pennington Cemetery, Keokuk, IA 2.)
1 <i>Genealogical And Biographical History Of Keokuk County, Iowa</i> (1903.), Page 30. Biography of Aaron Bucher.
2 <i>Pennington Cemetery, East Lancaster Township, Keokuk County, Iowa</i>.