Saturday, November 24, 2012

Surname Saturday : Jacobs

The JACOBS surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are unknown, and no connection has yet been found to my paternal JACOBS line.

Stories and history :

Ahentafel # 99 : Elizabeth Jacobs (1811-1889).  Elizabeth was born June 30, 1811 in Adams County, Ohio.  She married July 2, 1829 in Brown County, Ohio to James R. Heaton (1805-1885).  James was born in 1805 in Loudon County, Virginia.  They raised 11 children in Brown County, Ohio before moving to Schuyler County, Missouri circa 1857.  James died April 9, 1885 in Schuyler County, Missouri.  Elizabeth died June 29, 1889 in Schuyler County, Missouri.  Both are buried in the Darby Cemetery, Schuyler County, Missouri.

Ahnentafel # 198 : James Thomas Jacobs (1789-1847).  James was born May 20, 1789 in Virginia.  He married August 5, 1808 in Adams County, Ohio to Isabella Feily (1793-1876).  Isabella was born June 10, 1793 in Pennsylvania. They raised 10 children in Adams and Brown Counties, Ohio.  Isabella died September 5, 1876 in Ohio.  James died September 1, 1847 in Brown County, Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 396 : William Jacobs (1765-1841).  William was born in 1765 in Virginia. He married in 1787 in Morgantown, Virginia to Sibell Littell (1769-1853).  Sibell was born May 5, 1769 in Virginia.  They raised 9 children in Virginia, Fleming County, Kentucky and Brown and Adams Counties, Ohio.  Sibell died September 9, 1853 in Adams County, Ohio.  William died in 1841 in Brown County, Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 792 : Jacob Jacobs.  Jacob married Hannah Johnson.  Nothing further is known at this time.

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