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Jacob Loar
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1817
Allegany County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1888
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA

The following passage is on pages 839 and 840 and is from the History of Greene County, Pennsylvania by Samuel P. Bates, published 1888 in Chicago, Illinois by Nelson, Rishforth and Company:

JACOB LOAR, farmer and stock-grower, was born in Allegany County, Maryland, February 6,1817. His parents were John and Hester (Stephens) Loar, natives of New Jersey, and of German lineage. His father, who was born in 1794, was a farmer by occupation. He came to Whiteley Township, Greene County, in 1820, and died in 1873 at the advanced age of eighty-four years. His family consisted of fourteen children, eleven of whom grew tomaturity. Three of his sons were physicians and two ministers. Jacob, the second in the family, settled in Richhill Township, in 1837, and has been very successful in business. He owns the valuable farm of two hundred and twenty acres where he now resides. Mr. Loar is prominent and influential in his community, has been a member of the school board and served as the justice of peace for a period fifteen years. He has been three times marriedófirst, in 1836, to Maria Nelson, and they were the parents of nine children, six of whom are now living, viz., John M., a farmer; Nelson, a physician in Bloomington, Illinois; George, a physician in Munroe, Iowa; Margaret Ann, wife of A. K. Allum; Hester Jane, wife of E. J. Gribben and Anna, wife of Oliver Burns. The deceased are James Apoloe, Jacob H. and Catharine who was the wife of B. F. Temple. Mrs. Hoar died in 1864. Mr. Loar's second wife was Sarah Williams widow of Morrison Applegate, who died February 11, 1875. They had one sonóWilliam C., a medical student in Indianapolis, Ind., and one daughter, Ora who died April 1888. Mr. Loar was again married, in 1881, to Mary Dinsmore, widow of Benjamin Durbin. She was the mother of six children; viz., Mary, Harvey, Elizabeth, Thomas, William and Bothenia. Mr. Loar is a member of the Methodist Protestant Church, of which he has been steward and trustee. His wife is a Presbyterian. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Loar (1789 - 1873)
  Hester Stephens Loar (1796 - 1881)
 
 Spouses:
  Mary Dinsmore Durbin Loar (1819 - 1908)*
  Maria Nelson Loar (1819 - 1864)*
  Sarah D Williams Loar (1830 - 1875)*
 
 Children:
  Nelson Loar (1840 - 1914)*
  Margaret Ann Loar Allum (1842 - 1904)*
  George W. Loar (1845 - 1916)*
  Catherine W Loar Temple (1855 - 1875)*
  Emma Ora Loar (1869 - 1888)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Loar Morris (1815 - 1891)**
  Jacob Loar (1817 - 1888)
  George Loar (1818 - 1884)**
  Apollos Loar (1820 - 1890)**
  James Loar (1830 - 1894)*
  Hester Jane Loar Jacobs (1836 - 1910)**
  Lana Ann Loar Wilson (1838 - 1933)**
  Elisabeth Loar Allum (1840 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Wind Ridge
Greene County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: DeeAnna Allum Granston
Record added: Jan 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46478496
Jacob Loar
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