I don’t know much about John Anton Wachter except that his father, Jacon Anton Wachter, and mother, Margareth Richard, can be found in the following places:
(One World Tree)
2) 1860 Census as Antone & Margt, Illinois. Christian is listed at the same address. He is Jacon Anton’s younger brother. Christian (Johann Christian Wachter, aka John) is my husband’s great grandfather. He married Emma Hugelman and settled in Herman, NE.
3) 1870 Census as Anton & Margareth, Illinois
4) 1880 Census as Jack A. & Maggie, Nebraska