Jacob Frederick Moeckly was the first born child of Johannes Ulrich Möckli and Frederica (Huglin) Moeckly. Jacob was born on the farm near Crocker, Iowa on 25 April 1857 and died 22 October 1943 at the age of 86. He married Lena (Wacker) Walker on 09 October 1888. They had six children, Anna F. Moeckly (1889-1891), Jacob R. Moeckly (1891-1903), Wanda (Marts) Moeckly (1893-1976), Alice Nellie (Newbrough) Moeckly (1895-1976), Mabel Elsie (Gehrke) Moeckly (1897-1986), Dale Royal Moeckly (1902-1991). Jacob and Lena are shown here in their wedding picture from 1888.