Saturday, January 01, 2011

Surname Saturday : JACOBS

The JACOBS surname is in my paternal line.  The origins of the surname are believed to be German.

Stories and history:

Ahnentafel # 43 : Susan Jacobs (1825-1864).  Susan was born August 18, 1825 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  She married March 23, 1843 in Wayne County, Ohio to David Sherrick (1823-1914).  David was born October 18, 1823 in York County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 9 children in Wayne and Ashland Counties, Ohio.  David died September 30, 1914 in Ashland, Ashland County, Ohio.  Susan died February 24, 1864 in Mifflin Township, Ashland County, Ohio.

Ahnentafel # 86 : David Jacobs (1796-1857).  David was born October 3, 1796 in York County, Pennsylvania.  He married circa 1817 in York County, Pennsylvania to Barbara Byers (1798-1874).  Barbara was born January 5, 1798 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  They raised 10 children in York County, Pennsylvania and Wayne County, Ohio.  Barbara died December 4, 1874 in Congress Township, Wayne County, Ohio.  David died June 20, 1857 in Wayne County, Ohio.  

Ahnentafel # 172 : Michael Jacobs (1772-1846).  Michael was born November 20, 1772.  He married Margaret ________ (1769-1864).  Margaret was born October 23, 1769.  They raised 8 children in York County, Pennsylvania.  Margaret died February 23, 1864.  Michael died January 23, 1846 in Warrington Township, York County, Pennsylvania.

Ahnentafel # 344 : Johan Michel Jacobs (c1742-bef1790).  Johan was born circa 1742 in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  He married July 18, 1771 in Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania to Maria Catherine Cherdron (bef1730-af1790).  Maria was baptized February 16, 1730 in Otterberg, Bayern.    She was previously married to Johann Peter Gutling. Maria died after 1790 in Dover Township, York County, Pennsylvania.  Johan died before 1790 in Dover, York County, Pennsylvania.

Related blog posts:

Surname Saturday – create a post in which you discuss a surname and mention its origins, its geographical location(s) and how it fits into your genealogy research. Surname Saturday is an ongoing series at GeneaBloggers.

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