1. Joseph P. GUGGER (1873-1910)
  2. Jacob R. GUGGER (1879-1952)


Declaration For Invalid Pension (from NARA veterans records):

[...] "Jacob Gugger" [...] was enrolled on the "12th" day of "September", 18"61", in "Company I, 5th Regt Missouri Cavelery [sic]" in the service of the United States in the War of the Rebellion, and served at least ninety days, and was honorably discharged at "Benton Barracks (St. Louis MO)," on the "25th" day of "September," 18"62" "in compliance with Special Field Order NO. 1 Hd Grs Dis of Mo Sept 20th 1862"

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900 (21 June 1872, volume 5 page 84, license 7515, Macoupin co.):

Jacob GUGGIN [sic] and Mrs. Magdalene CHRISTIAN [sic].

Declaration of Guardian of Minor Children for Pension (from NARA veterans records):

[...] the parents [...] were married at "Carlinville" in the County of "Macoupin" and State of "Illinois" on the "21st" day of "June 1872" by "Henry Eggerstein Pastor St. Joseph's Catholic Church"

1880 United States census, Macoupin co. Illinois (page 273B, Polk township):

Macoupin County Enquirer (Wednesday, 8 August 1894, page 8):

  -Jacob Gugger, an old resident of Macoupin, died of heart disease at his home near Macoupin Station last Sunday in the 66th year of his age. The deceased was a native of Switzerland. Funeral services were held from the Evangelical church of this city Monday afternoon.

Carlinville Democrat (Thursday, 9 August 1894, "Polk Eye-tems"):

Jacob Gugger, whose illness has been noted in these items, died on August 5th and was buried from the Evangelical Lutheran church on Monday afternoon. He was 66 years of age; born in Baden, Germany, was a soldier in the war of the rebellion, serving in Co. I, 5th Missouri cavalry. He was a very quiet neighbor, industrious and homekeeping, and respected by all who knew him.