From p. 19, pt. 2 Landmarks of Oswego Co., NY -
Feikert, John was born in Germany in 1818, came to Syracuse [NY] in 1840 and in 1854 to Amboy, where he has since resided with the exception of 1863-64 when he was in the army in Co. L, 15th NY Cols. as musician. He is known as one of the finest clarinet players of his time. His wife was Eva, daughter of John Horner and they have 2 daughters, Margaret (Mrs. John Morton) and Tena (Mrs. Gilbert Burr); also one son, Charles Feikert, blacksmith, at West Monroe [NY].