Biography of Jacob Gottier
Salem Township, Wyandot County, OH Biographies

JACOB GOTTIER was born in Canton Berne, Switzerland, November 26, 1820. He is a son of Jacob and Magdalene Gottier, natives of the same locality. They emigrated to America and settled in Holmes County, Ohio, August 15, 1833, remaining until 1846, when they removed to this township and purchased 100 acres, where they resided during the remainder of their lives. The father died in October. 1850, and the mother November 23, 1851. Jacob Gottier, Jr., was educated in Switzerland. After locating in this county in 1846 he purchased a farm on which he resided till 1880. He then removed to tipper Sandusky, where he remained two years, after which he purchased forty acres in Salem Township where he now resides. He values his farm at $75 to $80 per acre. Mr. Gottier was married to Elizabeth Nussbaum, of this township, a native of Switzerland. Their children are George A., born January 29, 1852; Mary 0., April 5, 1854; Caroline, January 25, 1857; Anna, December 27, 1858; Charles W., December 12, 1862, and Elizabeth, March 7, 1866. Mr. Gottier is a Democrat He has served the township as Constable, Assessor, Clerk and Treasurer, discharging his duties creditably.

The History of Wyandot County, Ohio
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Chicago 1884

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