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Capt Jacob Stobo
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Birth: 1760
Death: Jan. 30, 1794
Gosport
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA

Inscription on tomb stone #15 a gray stone facing east and now under the parish house: "Sacred to the memory of Captain Jacob Stobo, late of Philadelphia, departed this life January 30, 1794, at age 34 years: affectionate husband, tender father & faithful friend. 'Tis the fate for all to die, and death no ages spare; Then each one to Jesus Fly, And seek for refuge there.' "

Capt. Stobo was married to Sarah Hughes 12 Oct 1783 in Baltimore, MD. This union had one child Mary Stobo who was six at the time of her father's death. His will is located on microfilm at the Portsmouth Public Library. The inscription on his tomb stone comes from the Trinity Episcopal Church publication on the graves in the church yard. 
 
Inscription:
"Sacred to the memory of Captain Jacob Stobo, late of Philadelphia, departed this life January 30, 1794, at age 34 years: affectionate husband, tender father & faithful friend. 'Tis the fate for all to die, and death no ages spare; Then each one to Jesus Fly, And seek for refuge there.' "
 
Burial:
Trinity Episcopal Church Cemetery
Portsmouth
Portsmouth City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Stone #15, under the parish house.
 
Created by: Fred Fishel
Record added: Feb 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48824606
Capt Jacob Stobo
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