|Birth: ||Mar. 4, 1843|
|Death: ||Oct. 1, 1907|
Jacob was a CIVIL WAR VETERAN. SERVED WITH CO I 209TH PA INFANTRY SEP 1864 TO JULY 1865.
Jacob's brother, David Herman, met up with each other during the siege of Petersburg, Virginia, in the Winter of 1864. David served in the 138th PA CO. G. Photo of his brother in uniform at FAG # 28670062
"Jacob HERMAN" was born 1843 in Adams County, PA, was christened 6 NOV 1844 in St James Evan. Gettysburg, PA.
Jacob's wife name Margaret born 1835 and died 1918 is listed on his headstone, and his death is listed 1907.
Jacob's Parents and Grandparents
Father Jacob HERMAN was born 1802 in Arendtsville, Adams County, PA, and died 1876, and Mother Sophia GILBERT was born 20 FEB 1806 in Arendtsville, Adams County, PA. Sophia was christened 26 MAR 1806 in Arendtsville, Lutheran, Adams County, PA, and died 20 SEP 1876. She was the daughter of Jacob GILBERT and Margaretha FOX.
George HERMAN was born 1829 in Adams County,PA, was christened 18 FEB 1832 in St James Evan. Gettysburg, PA.
Ann Margaret HERMAN was born 1831 in Adams County,PA, was christened 18 FEB 1832 in St James Evan. Gettysburg, PA.
Daniel HERMAN was born 1832 in Adams County,PA, was christened 18 FEB 1832 in St James Evan. Gettysburg, PA.
David HERMAN was born 22 JAN 1836 in Adams County, PA, and died 18 MAY 1895. He married Caroline Louisa BLOCHER 9 FEB 1860, daughter of Thomas BLOCHER and Mary HARTZELL. She was born 9 APR 1841, and died 22 JUN 1892.
Mary HERMAN was born 1839 in Adams County, PA.
Joanna HERMAN was born 1841 in Adams County, PA.
John HERMAN was born 1845 in Adams County, PA.
Elis Magdaline HERMAN was born 1846 in Adams County, PA, was christened 9 AUG 1846 in St James Evan. Gettysburg, PA.
Sarah HERMAN was born 1850 in Adams County, PA.
In 1860, he was a laborer living in Dillsburg, York County, Pennsylvania, and stood 5' 4" tall with sandy hair and blue eyes.
A Civil War veteran, he enlisted in Franklintown, York County, September 2, 1864, mustered into federal service at Harrisburg as a private with Co. I, 209th Pennsylvania Infantry, and honorably discharged with his company May 31, 1865. He is on the company register as "Harman." In June 1865, while in Camp Curtin, Harrisburg, awaiting final muster-out, he and comrade George P. Spangler got into a "playful tussle or wrestling match" that apparently got a bit too rough. Herman ended up with a dislocated left knee that left him with a limp the rest of his life.
After the war, he returned to Dillsburg but shortly thereafter moved to Mechanicsburg, Cumberland County, then resided in Glen Rock, York County, and returned to Mechanicsburg and various other Cumberland County locations before settling in Dickinson Township. He married Margaret H. Harper April 17, 1883, in Hockersville, Cumberland County, and died in unincorporated Centerville.
contributer; Dennis Brandt #47232334
Jacob Herman (1802 - 1876)
Sophia Gilbert Herman (1806 - 1876)
Margaret H Herman (1835 - 1918)*
David Herman (1836 - 1895)*
Jacob N Herman (1843 - 1907)
Co I 209th Regt., PA Vol.
Note: Civil War Vet (G.A.R.) Pvt
Dickinson Presbyterian Church Graveyard
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Originally Created by: pat callahan
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42684627
Jacob Herman brother of David Herman. Met up with eachother during the siege of Petersburg, VA winter 1864. David served in the 138th PA co. G.|
Added: Oct. 4, 2011
Added: Jan. 19, 2011