Immaculate Conception - Wexford
1416 Great River Rd ~ Lansing, IA 52151
Pastor: Rev. John Moser

Jacob Bohrer


Jacob Bohrer
1788 in Canton Solothurn, Switzerland
Died: February 26, 1855 at age 67.
Married:  Anna Maria Bohrer (1800-1858)

Parents: Unknown

Siblings: Unknown

Anna Maria & Jacob Bohrer had seven children, all of whom were born in Switzerland.

John S Bohrer
(2/28/1828 - 1/19/1908) married Ann Taft (1831 - 6/2/1909)
(both buried in Wexford)


Jacob (Jake) married Bridget Cassidy

David (Dave) single

Mary married Matthias Hurm (buried in Wexford)

Florence Frederick
(1835 - 1923) married Ellen Murphy Buttsmore

Victor married Mary Ann Murphy

Anna Maria and Jacob Bohrer came to America from Canton Solothurn, Switzerland in 1852. They settled on a farm in Lafayette Township  near Lansing, Iowa in Allamakee County. All seven of their children born in Switzerland, came with them.
The farm is still owned by a fifth generation family member on Lafayette Ridge Drive.

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Source: Family history