Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 5th-great grandfather, Michael Jacobs.
Michael was born November 20, 1772 in Pennsylvania, the son of Johan Michael and Maria Catherine (Cherndron) Jacobs. Michael married before 1794 to Margaret [________]. Margaret was born October 23, 1769 and died February 23, 1864. Michael died January 23, 1846 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA.
Known children of Michael and Margaret (________) Jacobs are as follows :
i. Catherine Jacobs b. ca. 1794 m. Daniel Ettinger
ii. David Jacobs b. October 3, 1796 York Co., PA., d. June 20, 1857 Wayne Co., OH., m. Barbara Byers.
iii. Daniel Jacobs b. August 5, 1798 PA., d. November 1, 1860 PA., m. Catherine ________
iv. Elizabeth Jacobs b. October 11, 1802, d. February 24, 1871, m. David Stickel.
v. Susannah Jacobs b. ca. 1803 PA., d. ca. 1846 York Co., PA., m. George Toomy
vi. [daughter] Jacobs b. ca. 1805 PA.
vii. Mary Jacobs b. ca 1807 PA., m. George Toomy
viii. Hannah Jacobs b. January 22, 1810 York Co., PA., d. November 22, 1834
I descend from Michael and Margaret (________) Jacobs through their son, David, as follows:
Michael Jacobs and Margaret ________
David Jacobs and Barbara Byers
Susan Jacobs and David Sherrick
Mary Jane Sherrick and George Washington Haley
Eli Weldon Haley and Cora Belle Metzner (my great-grandparents)