Friday, August 18, 2006

Today in my database : Susan Jacobs (b. August 18, 1825)

Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 3rd-great grandmother, Susan Jacobs.

Susan was born August 18, 1825 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA, the daughter of David & Barbara (Byers) Jacobs. Susan married March 23, 1843 in Wayne Co., OH to David Sherrick, son of David & Eve (________) Sherrick. David was born October 18, 1823 in York Co., PA., and died September 30, 1914 in Ashland, Ashland Co., OH. Susan died February 24, 1864 in Mifflin Twp., Ashland Co., OH.

Known children of David & Susan (Jacobs) Sherrick :

i. Mary Jane b. January 13, 1844; d. January 15, 1916; m(1) George Washington Haley; m(2) Robert N. Kimble
ii. Amanda Matilda b. 1845; m. ____ Overs
iii. Catherine B. b. 1846; m. Eli Overs
iv. Almira b. 1849; d. ca. 1854
v. William W. b. ca. 1853
vi. Abraham L. b. June 19, 1856; d. 1917; m. Ruth Thomas
vii. Weldon J. b. 1858; d. 1936; m. Ella _____
viii. Margaret A. b. ca. 1860
ix. Alice

I descend from David & Susan's daughter, Mary Jane, as follows :

Susan Jacobs m. David Sherrick
Mary Jane Sherrick m. George Washington Haley
Eli Weldon Haley m. Cora Belle Metzner (my great-grandparents)

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