The following Biographical sketch was copied from the book "HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY COUNTIES OF WHITE AND PULASKI, INDIANA. Historical and Biographical. Illustrated. Chicago; F.A. Battey & Co., Publishers. 1883. page 751, Tippecanoe Township, Pulaski County, Indiana.
"KASPAR BRUCKER was born in Baden, Germany, January 6, 1828, and is one of seven children born to CELESTIN and CRESCINS (DECKERD) BRUCKER, the living being named KASPAR, SYLVESTER and MARY. The father was born in Baden in 1776; he was a carpenter, but paid some attention to farming. He was a German regular, and he was with BONAPARTE at the burning of Moscow, and at the battle of Waterloo. In 1836, he came to America, and died in Ohio in 1861. KASPAR BRUCKER came to this country with his father, and settled in Seneca County, Ohio, where he lived for thirty years, farming most of the time. In 1866, he came to this county and purchased a farm of 160 acres three miles west of Monterey, on which he has ever since resided. He was married, October 20, 1850, to MARY SLECHT, who was born September 14, 1833, and who has given birth to ten boys and five girls. MR. BRUCKER is the owner of a fine farm of 220 acres. He pays particular attention to the raising of wheat, corn and clover, and to the rearing of live stock. Both he and wife are members of the Catholic Church."