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Jacob W Arford
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1800
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1884
Daviess County
Indiana, USA

Jacob W. Arford was the son of Frederick Arford and Cyrena Schmidth of German lineage. Jacob first married Rebecca Scott, daughter of Crawford Scott II and Mary Barnes in December 1821 in Pennsylvania. In 1831, Jacob and Rebecca moved their family to Wayne County, Ohio. Later they moved to Tuscarawas County in 1839. They had ten children in all. Rebecca died in 1841 shortly after delivering their tenth child. In 1843 Jacob married Catherine (Bash) Fry, a widow with four children. Jacob and Catherine then had six children of their own. In 1854, Jacob moved the family to Daviess County, Indiana where he had purchased and farmed 160 acres of land in Madison Township. Jacob was a co-founder of the Pleasant Hill United Brethren Church, and is buried in its cemetery.
Family links: 
  Catherine Bash Arford (1812 - 1894)
  Crawford Arford (1826 - 1885)*
  Robert Arford (1828 - 1906)*
  Mary Arford Lenhart (1830 - 1884)*
  John Arford (1833 - 1894)*
  Daniel Arford (1839 - 1876)*
  William Arford (1841 - 1914)*
  Malisa A Arford (1845 - 1863)*
  Albert Wade Arford (1847 - 1930)*
  Cynthia Catherine Moore (1849 - 1871)*
  Franklin Bloom Arford (1851 - 1902)*
  Evangeline Arford Dillon (1855 - 1937)*
  John W Arford (1878 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
Died Dec. 8, 1884 Age 84 Ys. 10 Ms. 8 Ds.; FATHER; MOTHER
Note: My great-great-grandfather.
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Daviess County
Indiana, USA
Plot: in the northwest corner
GPS (lat/lon): 38.87735, -83.99863
Created by: Rick France
Record added: Aug 21, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9345379
Jacob W Arford
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Jacob W Arford
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Jacob W Arford
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- Steve
 Added: Jul. 2, 2010
- Debra Hill
 Added: May. 1, 2009
Remembering my great-great-grandfather. Came to Indiana to found this family line, helped found & build a church which continues to this day.

- Rick France
 Added: Jul. 6, 2005

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