Today's featured relative in my database is my paternal 4th great-grandmother, Barbara Byers.
Barbara was born January 5, 1798 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA., the daughter of Abraham and Mary (Stickel) Byers. Barbara married circa 1817 in Warrington Twp., York Co., PA to David Jacobs, son of Michael and Margaret (________) Jacobs. David was born October 3, 1796 in York Co., PA and died June 20, 1857 in Wayne Co., OH.
Known children of David and Barbara (Byers) Jacobs are as follows :
i. Catherine Jacobs b. January 13, 1818 York Co., PA., d. March 19, 1892, m. Josiah Jeremiah Kanagy.
ii. Mary Jacobs b. December 18, 1819 York Co., PA., d. August 27, 1820 York Co., PA
iii. Elizabeth Jacobs b. July 25, 1821 York Co., PA., d. March 23, 1893, m. Joseph Neiswinder.
iv. Matilda Jacobs b. April 7, 1824 York Co., PA., d. May 27, 1892 Brown Co., KS., m. George Cook.
v. Susan Jacobs b. August 18, 1825 York Co., PA., d. February 24, 1864 Ashland Co., OH., m. David Sherrick.
vi. Ezra Jacobs b. June 14, 1829 York Co., PA., d. July 20, 1913 Ashland Co., OH., m. Elizabeth Margaret Fuhrman.
vii. William Jacobs b. January 29, 1832 York Co., PA., d. September 18, 1908 Ashland Co., OH., m. Catherine Eichelberger.
viii. Abraham B. Jacobs b. June 22, 1834 York Co., PA., d. May 30, 1903, m. Harriette Rife.
ix. M. David Jacobs b. October 22, 1836 Wayne Co., OH., d. October 8, 1913, m. Mary Gault
x. Margaret Jacobs b. February 11, 1839 Wayne Co., OH., d. October 9, 1913, m. Benjamin Dreiblebeis.
I descend from David and Barbara (Byers) Jacobs through their daughter, Susan, as follows:
Barbara Byers and David Jacobs
Susan Jacobs and David Sherrick
Mary Jane Sherrick and George Washington Haley
Eli Weldon Haley and Cora Belle Metzner (my great-grandparents)